Events

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Find fun Atlantic City, New Jersey events

Atlantic City has always been about entertainment, but in recent years, the city has become a must-stop location for popular Jersey shore events such as top musical acts in concert, championship boxing matches, celebrity sightings, family-friendly Boardwalk Hall events, and more.

Whether you’re traveling to AC for vacation, a sporting event or a conference or meeting, you’ll find a full calendar of Jersey shore events, with a variety of Boardwalk Hall events and Atlantic City attractions to choose from throughout the year. Use the options below to search for upcoming Atlantic City concerts, comedy shows, festivals and more. Click on event listings for tickets, venue location and other details.

Find information about Atlantic City, New Jersey events on the Boardwalk Hall calendar and the Convention & Tradeshow Calendar or browse the upcoming events below.

Select a date for a snapshot view of great Jersey shore events for that day. 

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Billy Ray Cyrus
Your “achy breaky heart” will be healed at Borgata on August 20 as multi-platinum selling recording artist Billy Ray Cyrus comes to The Event Center! Cyrus' first album debuted on the Billboard album charts at number one, and would stay there for 17 weeks in 1992, making him one of the most talked-about people in America. His newest, The SnakeDoctor Circus, a concept album that features Cyrus’ longtime collaborator and songwriting mentor, Don Von Tress, hits streets later this year!
Billy Ray Cyrus
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AC Jokes Comedy Club at Tropicana
Looking for a great comedy show tonight in Atlantic City? Looking for fun things to do with your night out? If so, ACJokes Comedy Shows are packed with must-see performances.
AC Jokes Comedy Club at Tropicana
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Legends in Concert
LEGENDS IN CONCERT- JULY 24TH-AUGUST 3RD, AUGUST 8TH-SEPTEMBER 1ST
With international acclaim and its storied history, Legends in Concert, is known as the pioneer of live tribute shows and possesses the greatest collection of live tribute artists in the industry!
Legends in Concert
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The Modern Gentlemen
The Modern Gentlemen "the voices behind Frankie Valli over the past decade!"  The group blends the classic hits of Motown, The Four Seasons, The Beach Boys, Beatles and more in their own modern style creating the ultimate vocal experience for all ages.  They’ve performed all over the world on the biggest stages, from multiple performances at Royal Albert Hall with the London Symphony Orchestra, to two stints on Broadway and more.
The Modern Gentlemen
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Tribute Tuesday
Tribute Tuesday summer boardwalk concerts feature tribute bands that deliver the same great music, stage performances and excitement as the original artists. The quality of these bands is undeniable, see them for free this summer at Kennedy Plaza across from Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. Visit the website for full schedule.
Tribute Tuesday
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AC Jokes Comedy Club at Bally's
Looking for a great comedy show tonight in Atlantic City? Looking for fun things to do with your night out? If so, ACJokes Comedy Shows are packed with must-see performances every night in Atlantic City.
AC Jokes Comedy Club at Bally's
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Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Concert Recital
Boardwalk Hall houses the largest musical instrument on earth. More powerful than a dozen orchestras, it can both whisper and thunder into the 5.5 million cubic feet of air space in the main arena. A second instrument by W. W. Kimball is also part of the Adrian Phillips Ballroom. Both of these incredible machines were included as part of the original stage equipment for the building.

Join us for a recital demonstrating the capabilities of the mighty Midmer-Losh Opus 5550, the largest instrument ever built! Recital lasts for one half-hour. Concert recitals are weekdays from May 28 through September 30 from 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM followed by a brief tour of the organ shop and organ console. Also, an in-depth Curated Tour of the pipe organ is available every Wednesday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM with the recital following the tour.

Please note, recitals may be moved into the Adrian Phillips Theater on the W.W. Kimball organ or cancelled due to Boardwalk Hall conflicts. Please check their Facebook page for cancellation notices before traveling.




Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Concert Recital
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Atlantic City Airshow 2019
2019 Atlantic City Airshow presented by GEICO

Join us for the 17th Annual Thunder Over The Boardwalk, this year featuring the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds, U.S. Army Golden Knights, Royal Air Force Red Arrows, as well as, the GEICO Skytypers and the Miss GEICO Offshore Race Team!

Don't forget to catch Practice Day on Tuesday, August 20 with a loose schedule of acts from approximately 11 am to 3 pm, as they circle and soar above the free beaches and Boardwalk of Atlantic City! Why not book a room and stay over to catch the main event on Wednesday, August 21...
Atlantic City Airshow 2019
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Boardwalk Hall VIP Watch Party
Each ticket includes the following: Access to view the Air Show from the BEST location in Atlantic City from Boardwalk Hall's private outdoor loggia overlooking the Boardwalk - Lunch provided by Continental AC - Complimentary Coca Cola soft drinks and water - Access to Boardwalk Hall's private restrooms reserved only for ticket holders. Please note that one parking space will be included with every order. The order name will be placed on our parking list.
Boardwalk Hall VIP Watch Party
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The Atlantic City Blues Brothers
The Blues Brothers Night of Soul brings blues & soul together in a rockin' hit the roof celebration including all the hits like Everybody Needs Somebody to Love, Goin' Back to Miami, Soul Man, Sweet Home Chicago, and many more! This August for (4) shows only!

The show also features a different guest artist every week from the Atlantic City or New York City Jazz community.
The Atlantic City Blues Brothers
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The GIs of Comedy
They’re standup comics, all veterans, still serving their country, one joke at a time. The GIs of Comedy, a team of professional comics who have come from all different branches including the US Army, US Air Force, US Navy, and US Marine Corps, have performed in nearly two dozen countries, in over 30 continental states, and to thousands of fans. Don’t miss this special group at Borgata on August 21.
The GIs of Comedy
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Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tour and Recital
Boardwalk Hall houses the largest musical instrument on earth. More powerful than a dozen orchestras, it can both whisper and thunder into the 5.5 million cubic feet of air space in the main arena. A second instrument by W. W. Kimball is also part of the Adrian Phillips Ballroom. Both of these incredible machines were included as part of the original stage equipment for the building.

A Curator's Tour of the pipe organ is offered Wednesdays from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. This in-depth 2 hour tour leads guests through several sections of the organ which are normally closed to the public and gives an extremely detailed look at the mechanism of the instrument, its history and the current restoration project. This tour does involve an extensive amount of walking and stair climbing. An alternate tour path is available for persons with limited mobility. The tour is followed by a half hour recital from 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM. Starting May 28 recitals will occur weekdays through September 30 from 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM.

All concerts and tours are free and open to the public with no reservations necessary. However, the Curator's Tour has a suggested donation of $10. All proceeds go toward the restoration of the pipe organs and are gladly accepted at each of the concerts.  Please check their Facebook page for cancellation notices before traveling.
Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tour and Recital
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Tony Mart Presents Mardi Gras AC
The flavor of the Big Easy comes to Kennedy Plaza every Wednesday from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm for 12 weeks, beginning June 19th. Tony Mart’s will present concerts by some of the greatest Classic Rock, New Orleans Rhythm and Blues, Reggae, Funk, Blues Rock, Roots Rock, Americana and world music performers on the scene today. Kennedy Plaza is located across from Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk.
Tony Mart Presents Mardi Gras AC
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AC Comedy Club - Thursday Night Headliners
Join us for a wildly funny time at the Atlantic City Comedy Club. Located inside the historic Claridge Hotel, we run shows every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday nights featuring nothing but today’s top comedians.
AC Comedy Club - Thursday Night Headliners
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Movies Under The Stars: Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel is the movie of the week!

Catch Captain Marvel at either Gardner's Basin on Sunday, August 18 or at Bartram Avenue (beach block) on Thursday, August 22. 

We encourage you to bring a chair/blankets and your own snacks. All movies begin at dusk. 

This is a free, public event sponsored by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. 

*All movies are subject to change, and are weather permitting.
Movies Under The Stars: Captain Marvel
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The Atlantic City Blues Brothers
The Blues Brothers Night of Soul brings blues & soul together in a rockin' hit the roof celebration including all the hits like Everybody Needs Somebody to Love, Goin' Back to Miami, Soul Man, Sweet Home Chicago, and many more! This August for (4) shows only!

The show also features a different guest artist every week from the Atlantic City or New York City Jazz community.
The Atlantic City Blues Brothers
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AC Jokes Comedy Club at Playground Pier
Looking for a great comedy show tonight in Atlantic City? Looking for fun things to do with your night out? If so, ACJokes Comedy Shows are packed with must-see performances.
AC Jokes Comedy Club at Playground Pier
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Burlesque Show
The Burlesque production features a talented, sexy, hilarious cast of dancers, comedians, and performers, along with a multitude of sparkling rhinestone trimming and tassels from the stars of the show with a twist. This highly entertaining, fast-paced revue frames classic vaudeville blackout skits and unique variety acts with burlesque-themed dance production numbers, featuring Burlesque star entertainers from around the globe. The BURLESQUE Show: See Less. Laugh More! Presented exclusively at Borgata’s Music Box Thursdays in April through October.

*The Burlesque Show on July 4th will be at 10pm due to the fireworks display.

Burlesque Show
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Chicken Bone Beach Jazz Series
The 20th Annual Jazz on the Beach Kennedy Plaza and the Boardwalk. Jazz on the Beach Free Concert Series will feature local jazz artists and headlining musicians on Thursdays from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. The concert series will run June 27 - August 29. Kennedy Plaza is located across from Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk. Visit website for full schedule.
Chicken Bone Beach Jazz Series
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Live @ 5 Tanger Outlets Summer Concerts
Tanger Outlets is inviting shoppers to enjoy live performances at its free summer concert series, “Live @ 5.” TangerClub members will receive FREE parking at the valet on Michigan Avenue from 3:00 – 6:00 PM. Members will also receive a FREE GIFT, while supplies last, when they show their TangerClub membership card. 
 
The Tanger Outlets concert series will take place every Thursday beginning July 4 through August 29 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in the courtyard behind Starbucks on Michigan Avenue.
 
The performance line up is as follows: 
 
July 4: SCR
July 11: RYNO
July 18: Dynasty Marie & Bonus Room
July 25: JR Moore, Ingram Hill
August 1: Meaghan Farrell Trio
August 8: Todd Carey
August 15: Tyler Sarfert
August 22: Wild Adriatic
August 29: Ernie Halter
 
*Events are weather permitting.

Live @ 5 Tanger Outlets Summer Concerts
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AC Comedy Club w/ Tim Hanlon, Franco Harris, Matt Bellak
The Fresh Drunk Stoned Comedy tour has been selling out across the country. This showcase of LA and Chicago comedians brings you irreverent  comedy where you will party, learn, and laugh. Come get to know Tim Hanlon, Franco Harris and Matt Bellak. Their unapologetically witty approach to comedy reminds us all to laugh at life. So kick back, relax, stay fresh, enjoy a drink and have a smoke!
AC Comedy Club w/ Tim Hanlon, Franco Harris, Matt Bellak
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Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies. They are currently a trio composed of baritone Nathan Morris alongside tenors Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman. During the 1990s, Boyz II Men gained international success. The trio holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an astounding 64 million albums sold
Boyz II Men
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Ron White
Chart-topping, Grammy-nominated comedian and feature film actor, Ron White will be hitting the Ovation Hall stage on Friday, August 23!
*For Mature Audiences Only.*

Ron White
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Sheena Easton
Sheena Easton
Sheena Easton
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Car Cruises

Cruise on down to Smithville! A car cruise at Historic Smithville is simply a great place to hang out with fellow car enthusiasts.

Here are the dates of car cruises this year:

  • May 10 & 24
  • June 14 & 28
  • July 12 & 26
  • August 9 & 23
  • September 13 & 27

Drive to the side parking lot of the Village Greene and near the red covered bridge, you will see orange cones set up. Move a cone and park your baby (car) between the hours of 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

Car Cruises
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Off Boardwalk - The Bearded Ladies Cabaret
The shore is alive with the sound of music this summer with the new series Off Boardwalk at The Showboat Hotel, running Friday nights only on July 5-August 30.  This summer cabaret series features an intoxicating mix of theater, cabaret and drag performances with two one-hour shows each Friday night at 7:30PM and 9:30PM.  The series spotlights top Philadelphia cabaret performers Joilet Harris (July 5, 12, 19 and 26); drag queen extraordinaire Eric Jaffe for one night (August 2); and The Bearded Ladies Cabaret with Guests (August 9, 16, 23 and 30).
Off Boardwalk - The Bearded Ladies Cabaret
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International Winefest
Take a trip around the world, with wine at the International Wine Fest! Friday is the Wine and Jazz Reception Under the Stars from 7 - 10 pm, enjoy a summer evening under the stars with delicious international wines, live jazz music, award-winning cuisine and French champagne.

Saturday is The Grand Tasting also from 7 - 10 pm, enjoy sampling wines from Italy, Spain, France, Portugal, Germany, United States, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Chile and Argentina. This is truly an international wine experience.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Police Officers, Firefighters, Nurses and Teachers—a ‘thank you’ to our heroes! Take a break from fighting crime and saving lives with a glass of wine during our International Wine Festival. Enjoy discounted tickets by showing your valid credentials at the Golden Nugget Box Office.
International Winefest
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AC Comedy Club w/ Tim Hanlon, Franco Harris, Matt Bellak
The Fresh Drunk Stoned Comedy tour has been selling out across the country. This showcase of LA and Chicago comedians brings you irreverent  comedy where you will party, learn, and laugh. Come get to know Tim Hanlon, Franco Harris and Matt Bellak. Their unapologetically witty approach to comedy reminds us all to laugh at life. So kick back, relax, stay fresh, enjoy a drink and have a smoke!
AC Comedy Club w/ Tim Hanlon, Franco Harris, Matt Bellak
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Glen Burtnik's Summer of Love Concert
Glen Burtnik's Summer of Love Concert, celebrating the music and the 50th anniversary of Woodstock and more classic 60's rock
Glen Burtnik's Summer of Love Concert
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Jim Gaffigan: Secrets and Pies Tour
Jim Gaffigan is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. His comedy primarily focuses on his fatherhood, food and laziness. He is also regarded as a "clean" comic, using little profanity in his routines. He has had several successful comedy specials, including Mr. Universe, Obsessed, and Cinco, all three of which received Grammy nominations. He also co-created and starred in a TV Land television series based on his life called The Jim Gaffigan Show.
Jim Gaffigan: Secrets and Pies Tour
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