Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, which first opened in 1929, underwent a three year, $90 million renovation to transform the building into a modern special events arena capable of variable seating for up to 14,770 people. Boardwalk Hall events include sporting events such as tennis and basketball, boxing, ice skating and ice hockey, as well as orchestras, theater and concerts featuring some of the music industry's most popular artists.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks, Boardwalk Hall's renovation produced a glimpse into the dramatic and original Roman Renaissance style, while providing a cool 21st century experience in terms of comfort and amenities. Upon its reopening in 2001, Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall has been recognized as the destination’s premier entertainment venue, known for high profile concerts, family shows, and sporting events.
Since 2003, leading trade publications Billboard magazine and Venues Today have recognized the Hall as either the top grossing mid-sized arena in North America or the World. In 2012 Venues Today recognized Boardwalk Hall as the decade’s #1 “Top Stop” in North America and #2 in the World which was based on the venue’s box office performance. Spectra operates the Atlantic City Convention Center and Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on behalf of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.
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Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
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