Atlantic City Events

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Events in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Annual Chefs At The Shore - Some of the region's best chefs will demonstrate their skill at the Annual Chefs at the Shore, a benefit at the Atlantic City Aquarium in Historic Gardner's Basin. Guests will be able to sample all dishes, as well as premium wines and beers.

Atlantic City Film Festival - The Atlantic City Film Festival was founded in 1997 by Joe Fedison and has screened nearly 500 films. The venues included: Atlantic City Convention Center, Ballys, Caesars, Claridge, Ocean One, Resorts, Showboat, Trump Marina, Trump Taj Mahal and Tropicana.

Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival - This will be the premier event of Atlantic City’s summer season with four days of events, tastings and celebrity appearances. Featuring world-renowned chefs, the festival will be held at all four Atlantic City properties: Harrah's Resort, Caesars, Showboat and Bally's.

Atlantic City International Power Boat Show - If you love boats, you won't want to miss the annual exposition of hundreds of power boats, luxury yachts and a marine market featuring nautical gifts and apparel, hosted by The Atlantic City Convention Center, during the first week in February.

Atlantic City Marathon - Whether you are a seasoned runner or looking to conquer another item on your bucket list, the Atlantic City Marathon is the perfect opportunity. With a distance for everyone, this event offers a Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K Run, 5K Run, a 2-Mile Walk and a Kids Fun Run. Don’t miss the opportunity to cross the finish line in beautiful Atlantic City!

Atlantic City Summer Solstice Parade - Traditionally held close to the summer solstice (June 21), similar festivals and parades take place throughout the country, and emphasize body painting and other forms of creative artistry done in spirit of the event. Brightly painted cyclists, colorful floats, costumed ensembles, a movie on the beach, and live Boardwalk entertainment are just some of the components making up the event celebrating the summer solstice.

Cape May Annual Victorian Week - This is the best time of year to visit Victorian Cape May and celebrate the unique heritage of America’s first seashore resort. Experience a week of exciting and entertaining activities from history to murder mysteries, plus house tours, vintage dance, food and wine events and much, much more.

Cape May Jazz Festival - Immerse yourself in jazz vocals from ballads to low-down blues, mellow sax, high pitch trumpet, Latin piano…it is all here at Cape May Jazz Festival.

Ocean City First Night - On the first day of the new year, enjoy the beach parties, games, refreshments and a live band at the beach in Ocean City. There's even ice dipping, if you can stand it. The fun begins at noon, around the Music Pier.

Ocean County Bluegrass Festival - During the first week in February, Albert Music Hall in Waretown, NJ hosts banjo, fiddle, spoon and tuba players in an authentic annual tribute to this American genre.

Pine Barrens Festival - Enjoy local music played with acoustic instruments while singing along, at the Albert Music Hall in Waretown. This event usually occurs on an evening during the first week in May.