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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.

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Jamie Kennedy LIVE at Atlantic City Comedy Club
Actor, producer, and comedian Jamie Kennedy just wrapped James Gray’s sci-fi epic Ad Astra, opposite Brad Pitt. His other recent work includes starring roles in the latest installment of the Tremors film franchise for Universal, as well as Riley’s Peak with Jon Voight, and the thriller, Spinning Man, opposite Guy Pearce and Pierce Brosnan. Prior, he appeared in Chris Carter’s (The X-files) Amazon drama pilot The After, and NBC’s medical dramedy, Heartbeat. He is also voicing multiple characters on the new Comedy Central animated series, Legends Of Chamberlain Heights, and portrayed legendary music manager Jerry Heller in the Lifetime movie Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge, & Michel’le. 
Jamie Kennedy LIVE at Atlantic City Comedy Club
12 | 09
Motor City Live - A Motown Tribute
 The tribute features an accomplished cast of singers, dancers and musicians, eye-catching costumes, and stunning choreography. 

“Enjoying a tremendously consistent response from our audiences since opening night, we are absolutely thrilled to be able to extend our production of Motor City Live to the Hard Rock audience until December 9,” said director Allen Valentine. 

Featuring the music of The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Marvelettes, plus many more, Motor City Live transports those who witnessed it, back to the moment when they first heard these songs on their transistor radios. For others, it shows what all the fuss was about in the first place, as the live performances capture the Motown magic.

Motor City Live - A Motown Tribute
12 | 09
ACJokes
ACJOKES.COM is a hand picked team of some of the East Coast’s best comedians and producers, including Ray Vazquez, Mike Merk, Zach Pickert, and Buda the Comedian, pulled together by 20-year comedy veteran Matt Bridgestone. Their combined experience delivers innovative street smarts and a guerilla marketing style that has made ACJOKES.COM a unique entity in the city. ACJOKES.COM was formed when the troupe decided they wanted to really invest in Atlantic City, even during the offseason when everyone told them they wouldn’t make it. Not only did they survive, but they thrived to the point of producing 10+ shows per week throughout Atlantic City, in the Playground Pier, Showboat, and Anthem Lounge at Tropicana.
ACJokes
12 | 09
Borgata Comedy Club
BORGATA COMEDY CLUB
Borgata Comedy Club
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Broadway Holiday Show
The best of Broadway Hits and your holiday favorites. Join us this December to hear your favorite hits from Broadway shows and Christmas musicals.
Featuring Ron Sharpe, Barbra Sharpe, Samantha Sharpe, family and friends.

BROADWAY HOLIDAY SHOW presents a magical journey through Broadway and the holiday season featuring the best music from your favorite Broadway shows and many seasonal classics.
Broadway Holiday Show
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Dino's Christmas Cool Party
Dino’s Cool Christmas Party, is a musical tribute that is unlike any other. Dean Martin and friends are throwing a Christmas Party at Ovation Hall on December 6, 7, 8 and 9 and you're invited! This show is packed with your favorite Holiday and Christmas classic songs, performed to perfection by the world’s best tribute artists accompanied by a live band and dancers, this show will have the audience reminiscing, laughing and celebrating the joy of the holiday season.
Dino's Christmas Cool Party
12 | 09
Holiday Musical Light Show In The Quarter
Tropicana makes the season bright with the official Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Musical Light Show in The Quarter. The free Holiday Musical Light Show features a 35-foot ornately decorated tree with festive lights synchronized to the sights and sounds of the season. Daily shows are Monday, November 16 through Thursday, December 27, presented every hour on the hour starting at noon.
Holiday Musical Light Show In The Quarter
12 | 09
Jingle A Magical Holiday Spectacular
The Tropicana’s showroom is transformed into a magical winter wonderland from November 25 thru December 21 (Select Dates).This spectacular show features glamorous dancers in dazzling costumes, angelic singers, music box ballerinas, dancing soldiers, Atlantic City favorites Kevin and Caruso, aerial artistry of special guest, Lady Hellevi and the award-winning choreographer and costume design form Mistinguett. Finally! It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the Tropicana has the most wonderful Holiday show!
Jingle A Magical Holiday Spectacular
12 | 09
My Big Gay Italian Christmas
My Big Gay Italian Christmas

Hold on to your cannoli’s and get ready for a snowy ride with the Pinnunziato family this holiday season.

Fan favorite characters Anthony Pinnunziato (Wilkinson) and Aunt Toniann (Debra Toscano) are just a few of the ingredients of this Big Gay Italian Christmas lasagna.
My Big Gay Italian Christmas
12 | 10
Atlantic City Comedy Club
Atlantic City's #1 Comedy Club now brings you it's All-Pro lineups every Monday night. Located at the Kiss Kiss Night Club on the 3rd fl. of Quarter inside the Tropicana Casino and Resort. We bring you nothing but the best comics from all over the country that you've seen on The Tonight Show, Conan, The Late Show, Comedy Central and others. Monday's Just Got A Lot Funnier! 
Atlantic City Comedy Club
12 | 10
21-Point Atlantic City Tour
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride through Atlantic City. Situated on the historic Absecon Island and home to nearly 40,000 people, you'll discover where to go and what to do while visiting our great city. Best known as the “Welcome Tour of AC,” you will be introduced to its charming neighborhoods, landmarks, and historic sites. This tour includes 50 points of interest in this 17.4 square mile resort. You will be treated to a historical narrative of today and yesterday, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour guide and host, and citywide transportation.
21-Point Atlantic City Tour
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Atlantic City Wine Hop Tour
Experience the best in New Jersey wines, because no one does it better! Sip and savor the award winning flavors of the area's premier handcrafted fine wines. Includes tastings from Balic Winery and Tomasello Winery, signature wine glasses, stroll through the Historic Towne of Smithville and the Village Greene, salt water taffy, area meal coupons, professional tour host, and round trip transportation.

Tour is approximately 4 hours.
Atlantic City Wine Hop Tour
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Community Yoga at The Leadership Studio
Community Yoga at The Leadership Studio

Come as you are to experience community and connection to the world around you at the area's first nonprofit yoga studio, The Leadership Studio. The studio is completely donation-powered. You may bring your own mat but one will be provided if you do not have one. “The Leadership Studio exists to empower those that already have everything they need to make their communities great. We connect with those that want to make a true difference in their schools, neighborhoods, and around kitchen tables. The Leadership Studio encourages physical, mental, and emotional health through the practices and techniques of Baptiste Yoga. We empower residents of Atlantic City to forge healthy relationships, to nurture both physical and emotional healing of communities, and to create the future they wish to live into.”
Community Yoga at The Leadership Studio
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Girls Night Out
Girls Night Out
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Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tour
Built between 1929 and 1932 by the Midmer-Losh Organ Company of Merrick, Long Island, N.Y., the Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ was designed by Atlantic County State Senator, and noted organ architect Emerson L. Richards. He specified almost every detail of the instrument, from its physical construction to the actual sound the various stops should make. Get a group together to tour this magnificent machine. 
  
A “Behind the Scenes” tour is offered every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.  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 1/2 hour concert.

All tours are free and open to the public and no reservations are necessary.   Entrance to the building is through the front lobby off the boardwalk. 
Boardwalk Hall Pipe Organ Tour
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Atlantic City Comedy Club
Eric Neumann has a list he calls "accomplishments", but his Jewish mom calls "distractions from finding a wife" He’s a New York based comedian and a regular performer at New York’s top comedy clubs, and alternative rooms. Eric is a regular headliner at Caroline's On Broadway,  and was named "One of the hottest rising star stand-up comedians in New York" by Hollywood Radio and Television Society. Eric has been heard on The Bennington Show on Sirius XM, as well as Barstool Breakfast on Barstool Sports Radio.
Atlantic City Comedy Club
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Kiss My Burlesque- Ivan Kane
  Famed nightlife innovator Ivan Kane is bringing burlesque back to Atlantic City!  Kane will launch his newest burlesque show at Ivan Kane’s Kiss Kiss Nightclub inside The Quarter at the celebrated boardwalk casino, yet again affirming Tropicana’s place as Atlantic City’s premiere nightlife destination. As if that weren’t enough, burlesque lessons will be taught by the award-winning Kiss Kiss dancers every Saturday afternoon.  
Kane, who introduced Atlantic City to burlesque at the now legendary Ivan Kane’s Royal Jelly Burlesque Nightclub, states “Every night at Kiss Kiss people walk up to me and ask when I’m going to do my burlesque show again. I hear it a hundred times a night. I’m excited to finally launch it at Tropicana.”

Kiss My Burlesque- Ivan Kane
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Atlantic City Comedy Club
Jared Freid is a NYC based comedian wo has been featured on Tru TV’s “NFL Full Contact,” MTV’s “Failosophy,” and more recently on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live.” He is also a writer for TotalFratMove, BroBible, and HeTexted. Each week you can find a new original column on TotalFratMove.com and his dating advice column on PostGradProblems.com. In addition to writing he is also the host of the JTrain Podcast and the creator of the “Frat Dude Goes To” series where he travels the country interviewing “Bros” at wild events like the Carolina Cup and the AVN Awards. 

Headliner: Jared Freid
Atlantic City Comedy Club
12 | 14
Cage Fury Fighting Championships : CFFC 71
CFFC 71
Borgata's Event Center is home to the Atlantic City Cage Fury Fighting Championship.  Featuring weigh ins the night before at Gypsy Bar, and a high energy crowd the night of the fights - you do not want to miss this!
Cage Fury Fighting Championships : CFFC 71
12 | 14
Chicken Bone Beach - Fall Jazz Series
Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc. presents Jazz Holiday Music with Dwain Davis Trio.
Chicken Bone Beach - Fall Jazz Series
12 | 14
Stockton University Men's Basketball
STOCKTON UNIVERSITY VS. KEAN UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL
The New Jersey Athletic Conference game will count as a home game for the Ospreys.
Stockton University Men's  Basketball
12 | 15
98 Degrees Christmas Show
The iconic boyband, 98 Degrees is making its way to Borgata this winter for a Christmas special! Featuring Dancing with The Stars brothers, Drew and Nick Lachey, 98 Degrees is coming to Atlantic City to perform some of your holiday favorites as well as their hits! Don't miss them December 15 in The Music Box!
98 Degrees Christmas Show
12 | 15
A Magical Cirque Christmas
A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS
A holiday entertainment blockbuster set to dazzle audiences of all ages, A Magical Cirque Christmas is coming to The Concert Venue on Saturday, December 15! With breathtaking magic, astonishing circus acts and cheerful Christmas carols, A Magical Cirque Christmas boasts the most spectacular holiday performance around!
A Magical Cirque Christmas
12 | 15
Atlantic City Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker"
The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker, one of ballet’s treasured classics, tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. Embarking on a wondrous journey through the Kingdom of Snow and the Land of Sweets, Clara encounters many unforgettable and timeless characters. Young and old alike will experience the many magical moments, of this beloved holiday ballet. There’s no better way to spend the holidays with family and friends than by sharing Atlantic City Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker.
Atlantic City Ballet Presents
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Atlantic City Comedy Club
Jared Freid is a NYC based comedian wo has been featured on Tru TV’s “NFL Full Contact,” MTV’s “Failosophy,” and more recently on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live.” He is also a writer for TotalFratMove, BroBible, and HeTexted. Each week you can find a new original column on TotalFratMove.com and his dating advice column on PostGradProblems.com. In addition to writing he is also the host of the JTrain Podcast and the creator of the “Frat Dude Goes To” series where he travels the country interviewing “Bros” at wild events like the Carolina Cup and the AVN Awards. 

Headliner: Jared Freid
Atlantic City Comedy Club
12 | 15
Basketball Hall of Fame Boardwalk Classic
Boardwalk Classic
Boardwalk Hall

Saturday, December 15, 2018 

Penn State vs NC State
Virginia Tech vs University of Washington
Temple University vs Davidson University
Iona College vs Princeton University

Game Times TBD  
Basketball Hall of Fame Boardwalk Classic
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Frankie Z Rocking Holiday Spectacular
Frankie Zulferino is a male pop artist from New York. In his earlier years, Frankie was a part of the boyband “WOW” and has opened up for musical artists such as Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Jason Derulo and Sean Kingston. He has also toured Europe with multi-platinum group, Westlife, where he performed at the London O2 Arena as well as Croke Park. Frankie was also one of the top four contestants in the New York episode of CW’s “The Next” where he was mentored by pop sensation, Joe Jonas.
Frankie Z Rocking Holiday Spectacular
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Multicultural Music Series - Atlantic City Free Public Library
Kwanzaa: Afro-One Dance, Drama and Drum Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. – Afro-One Dance, Drama and Drum Theatre will perform songs and traditional and contemporary dance, while also teaching about Kwanzaa’s history and principles.
Multicultural Music Series - Atlantic City Free Public Library
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Penn & Teller
Penn & Teller are American magicians and entertainers who have performed together since the late 1970s, noted for their ongoing act that combines elements of comedy with magic.
Penn & Teller
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Primal Men Male Revue- UNLEASH THE WILD
Get ready for Primal Men Male Revue as they “Unleash The Wild!” for the first time ever at Boogie Nights in Tropicana Atlantic City.  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.
Primal Men Male Revue- UNLEASH THE WILD
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