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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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Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tour and Recital (SUSPENDED)
Please note the Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tour and Recitals will be suspending normal operations and will resume on April 1.

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 (SUSPENDED)
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Bill Maher
Please follow this link for updated information on this event: https://www.theborgata.com/updates

Comedian, political commentator, and television host Bill Maher is coming to Borgata's Event Center this April! He is best known for his HBO talk show Real Time with Bill Maher and the late-night show Politically Incorrect.
Bill Maher
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Flashback Fridays (SUSPENDED)

Flashback Friday is suspended until please visit this link for more information: https://www.goldennugget.com/atlantic-city/entertainment/upcoming-events/flashback-fridays/ 

Tribute Bands From Your Favorite Eras!

Admission is FREE so grab your friends every Friday for a flash back in time with tribute bands from your favorite eras! Seating is limited, so make sure you get there early! Hosted by WZXL's DJ Michael James. Plus, sip on some groovy drink specials!

Wear your favorite, old tour t-shirts for prizes and each week enter the Air Guitar contest for a chance to win an electric guitar from Guitar Center in Mays Landing!

Flashback Fridays (SUSPENDED)
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Neha Kakkar (POSTPONED)
Please follow this link for more information: https://www.hardrockhotels.com/atlantic-city/press

Neha Kakkar is an Indian playback singer. She competed on season 2 of the television reality show Indian Idol in 2006 and was a judge on the tenth and eleventh season of the same show.
Neha Kakkar (POSTPONED)
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Easter Parade
Please follow this link for more information regarding events at Historic Smithville: http://www.historicsmithville.com/village-updates/

Put on your Easter best and stroll the Village in style. Begins at the Smithville Inn at 1:00 p.m., awards are given for best outfits.  Historic Smithville offers 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel ride, and train ride, paddleboats, arcade, on site lodging at the Colonial Inn and over 26 free weekend events!  
Easter Parade
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The Rat Pack: Back in Town (POSTPONED)
Postponed until April 19, 2020 please follow this link for more information: https://tropicana.net/event/shows/rat-pack-back-town

Tropicana Casino Atlantic City presents its newest weekly production show - The Rat Pack: Back in Town.

The Rat Pack: Back in Town is a highly entertaining musical celebration of the legendary entertainers of the Rat Pack featuring the iconic music and retro-style fun of Frank, Sammy, and Dean live onstage in the Tropicana Showroom every Sunday afternoon.
The Rat Pack: Back in Town (POSTPONED)
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Magic & Mind Reading with Forensic Mentalist Scott Xavier
Head over to the Chart House at Golden Nugget for an interactive evening of mind reading, magic, hypnosis and comedy performed by award winning entertainer, Scott Xavier.
Magic & Mind Reading with Forensic Mentalist Scott Xavier
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Classic Albums Live: The Beatles - Abbey Road (CANCELED)
This event has been canceled please see this link for more information: https://www.hardrockhotels.com/atlantic-city/event-calendar/sound-waves/classic-albums-live-beatles-abbey-road

Note for note, cut for cut Classic Albums Live plays Beatles Abbey Road.

Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live without gimmickry and cheesy impersonations. Relying only on the music, using the world's best musicians, Classic Albums Live has defined itself as a mainstay in Performing Arts Centers across North America.
Classic Albums Live: The Beatles - Abbey Road (CANCELED)
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The Pointer Sisters (CANCELED)
Please follow this link for more information on the upcoming event: https://www.caesars.com/harrahs-ac/shows

Dynamic female group, The Pointer Sisters are coming to The Concert Venue on Friday, April 17. Join the sibling group for an evening of hits including "I'm So Excited," "Jump" and "Fire".
The Pointer Sisters (CANCELED)
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Andrew Schulz at The Celebrity Theater
Featuring Andrew Schulz

Andrew Schulz was a comedy prodigy, beginning to perform when he was still in college and jumping into the public eye on Guy Code. In addition to touring the country, Schulz co-hosts the popular podcast The Brilliant Idiots, appeared in IFC's Benders and will appear on the upcoming series There's... Johnny!

Catch the funniest comedians from New Jersey, Philadelphia and New York right here in Atlantic City! Your favorite comedians from late night TV, popular podcasts, and radio personalities headline at the Claridge showroom.
Andrew Schulz at The Celebrity Theater
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Art Walk
Stop by the Village to see over 40 local artist display their work.  Historic Smithville also has 7 eateries, a carousel ride, train ride, paddleboats, arcade, on site lodging at the Colonial Inn, and over 26 free weekend events!
Art Walk
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The Guess Who
The Canadian-bred stateside conquerors, The Guess Who, are amongst music's most indelible treasures. The Guess Who connected with the masses throughout an exultant hit parage spanning fourteen Top 40 hits, including "These Eyes", "Clap For The Wolfman", "Hand Me Down World", "No Time", "Star Baby" and "Share the Land". Add in fellow classics and double sided singles like their #1 rock anthem "American Woman" and "No Sugar Tonight". Experience The Guess Who live on Saturday, April 18 in The Grand at Golden Nugget Atlantic City at 9PM.
The Guess Who
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Atlantic City Ballet Presents Midsummer Night’s Dream

One of Shakespeare’s best-known comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream blurs the line between magic and reality, leading to a night so fantastical you have to dream it to believe it. Throw in feuding fairies and a troupe of bumbling actors, and you’ve got a sparkling comedy with something for everyone!



Atlantic City Ballet Presents Midsummer Night’s Dream
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William Shatner

This event has been rescheduled from its original date of April 24, please follow this link for more information: https://www.caesars.com/caesars-ac/shows

Set phasers to fun and beam yourself to an unforgettable night with the one and only William Shatner live on stage Friday, April 24th! Sharing stories from his diverse career that ranges from such memorable characters as Captain James T. Kirk (Star Trek) and T.J. Hooker (T.J. Hooker), fans will hear never-before-seen tales from his Hollywood career and will have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A.

William Shatner
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Terry Fator (POSTPONED)
This event has been postponed please follow this link for more information: https://www.theoceanac.com/event/terry-fator/

It’s a long journey from the small town of Corsicana Texas to the Las Vegas stage, but with the combination of his one in a million talent and the help of the millions of fans who chose him as the winner of America’s Got Talent, Terry Fator made it to the top.

Fator’s ability to impersonate over 200 voices and passion for entertainment has led him to win the coveted awards of Las Vegas ’s best show, best impressionist, best all-around performer, best family show—an award he’s received numerous times, and best overall show; and year after year he has been ranked in the top 3 on Forbes’ list of the top-earning comics just behind comic legend Jerry Seinfeld. See him at Ovation Hall on April 25, 2020.

Terry Fator (POSTPONED)
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Primal Men - Unleash the Wild (RETURNS APRIL 25)
The March event has been canceled. The next event is scheduled for April 25. Please follow this link for more information: https://www.tropicana.net/event/nightlife/primal-men-male-revue-and-free-admission-boogie-nights

Ladies, prepare to live out your wildest fantasies as the Primal Men show you the true nature of male entertainment with a truly tantalizing, sexy, and energetic show. With wild dance routines, state of the art lighting, heart pounding music, and video imagery. This is an experience that is sure to please

Must be 21.
Primal Men - Unleash the Wild (RETURNS APRIL 25)
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April Fools Half Marathon
Due to the cancellation of all public gatherings, this year's April Fools Half Marathon race weekend will take place virtually. Please follow this link for an update on the upcoming event: https://www.acraceseries.com/volunteer

Fun, Fast, Flat! The April Fools themed event offers the best finisher medals, free photos, free beer and a post-race party at Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville and LandShark Beach Bar along the Atlantic City Boardwalk & Ocean.

Course info:
  • 8 miles of boardwalk running!
  • Start & Finish Line: On the historic Atlantic City Boardwalk in front of Resorts Hotel and Margaritaville's LandShark Bar & Grill Resorts Casino Hotel
  • Starting & Finish Line Address: 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
  • Course goes through additional beach towns of Ventnor, Margate and Longport.

April Fools Half Marathon
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Renaissance Faire
Join the players of the New Jersey Renaissance Faire and travel back to the days of yore and merry Olde England as the Historic Village of Smithville is transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance.  The good Duke of Northumberland has decreed merriment for all. This event is fun for the whole family and includes comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more.  Also stroll amongst the wares of the local vendors and traveling merchants sporting historical gifts and finely crafted items. Historic Smithville offers 60 Shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel ride, train ride, paddleboats, and arcade. On site lodging at the Colonial Inn and over 26 free weekend events!
Renaissance Faire
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British Car Show
Enjoy the day strolling the Village and seeing spectacular vintage British cars on display. Historic Smithville offers 60 Shoppes, 7 eateries, a carousel ride, train ride, paddleboats, arcade, on site lodging at the Colonial Inn, and over 26 free weekend events! 
British Car Show
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Disco Ball Presents: The Jackson's (CANCELED)
This event has been canceled please follow this link for more information: https://www.hardrockhotels.com/atlantic-city/event-calendar/hard-rock-live-etess-arena/disco-ball-presents-the-jacksons
 
Featuring: Jacksons, Tavares, Trammps, France Joli, Lime, Evelyn Champagne King
Disco Ball Presents: The Jackson's (CANCELED)
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Little River Band
This event has been rescheduled from the original date of May 2 to the new date of July 24 please follow this link for more information: https://www.tropicana.net/event/shows/little-river-band

With over 90 dates scheduled for their 2019 tour, Little River Band is hotter than ever selling out shows coast to coast and continuing their legacy of being “the best singing band in the world.” 
Little River Band
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RUMBÓN 2020
RUMBÓN 2020 is coming to Ocean Casino Resort this May 2, 2020, with performances by Victor Manuelle, Gilberto Santa Rosa, and Tito Nieves, alongside comedian Joey Vega.
RUMBÓN 2020
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Gary Owen
Get ready to laugh out loud with Gary Owen! The legendary comic is coming to The Concert Venue on Friday, May 8! Owen has been entertaining American audiences for more than a decade with his side-splitting comedy. Having performed to sold-out audiences in all the major comedy clubs and theatres across the country, Owen is one of America’s most beloved comedians, having been proclaimed by Ebony magazine as Black America’s “Favorite White Comedian”.
Gary Owen
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Mother's Day Music Festival

See Fantasia and Keith Sweat Co-headline the Mother's Day Music Fest with special guests, Tank, Avant, Philly's own Destinee Maree.

Mother's Day Music Festival
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Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash
Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash pays tribute to and celebrates legendary Sun Records recording artists Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis & Johnny Cash. On May 9th, experience the feeling that you are a witness to a rock and roll royalty jam session! From Blue Suede Shoes and Hound Dog to Great Balls of Fire and Walk the Line the show energizes and exudes pure 1950s rock and roll.
Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash
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Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip-hop group from Staten Island. They are regarded as one of the most influential groups of all time. Wu-Tang Clan has released four gold and six platinum studio albums. Don't miss Wu-Tang Clan live at Borgata's Event Center in Atlantic City on Saturday, May 9!
Wu-Tang Clan
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock ‘n’ Roll Atlantic City Half Marathon (POSTPONED)
The event has been postponed please follow this link for more information: https://www.runrocknroll.com/updates

The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon delivers two twilight runs on Friday and Saturday night and Health & Fitness Expo's Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The marathon’s route will start at Bader Field, then through Ventnor and Margate before finishing with six miles on the Boardwalk. There will be bands and DJs along the way, and an after-party festival at the finish line. Rock both and leave Atlantic City with 3 different medals!
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock ‘n’ Roll Atlantic City Half Marathon (POSTPONED)
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Spin Doctors
Get ready to rock as the Spin Doctors headline Sound Waves, located inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. Experience a nostalgic night filled with 90s hits on Friday, May 15, starting at 8 p.m.
Spin Doctors
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Gallen Lo
Enjoy classic favorites starring "Gallen Lo" with Jessie Liu live in The Grand Ballroom on Saturday, May 16.
Gallen Lo
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Sinbad
The one and only Sinbad comes to Atlantic City this May! The comedian, actor, and producer is known for his work on “A Different World,” “The Sinbad Show,” and plenty of movies. Don’t miss his performance at Borgata, where he'll tell real-life stories, reliving the comic moments as he remembers them!
Sinbad
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