The hottest entertainment lineup for an Atlantic City summer

The hottest entertainment lineup for an Atlantic City summer

As the warm sun shines and waves crash, the anticipation for summer in Atlantic City builds with exciting entertainment on the horizon.

The season already got off to a great start over Memorial Day weekend, with the first ever Adjacent Festival, featuring some of alternative rock’s biggest stars performing at the Atlantic City Beach.

And just this past weekend, June 3 – 4, The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival was back at Bader Field for its 17th year with 100+ breweries, tasty grubs, and major entertainment.

Here’s a look at several more big shows and events that will be hitting the city this summer …


For the first time in New Jersey history, North To Shore is the state’s newest, month-long festival that features everything the state has to offer. From June 4-11, Atlantic City will welcome the highly anticipated festival that showcases the best of New Jersey culture, history, and entertainment. Visitors can enjoy comedy shows, movie screenings, and live performances from Colbie Caillat + Gavin DeGraw, Jhene Aiko, Ricardo Arjona, and many more.


Returning to Showboat Atlantic City, The Black Excellence Festival is one of the nation’s largest celebrations and one of the first Black culture experiences in Atlantic City, NJ. From June 16-18, the festival showcases African American culture with live entertainment, educational seminars, inspirational workshops, and an iconic film festival. “Spending your Juneteenth weekend by empowering and strengthening our local communities is the best way to celebrate,” says Visit Atlantic City.


It’s time to #RideTheTide with country music’s biggest stars at TidalWave Festival. From August 11-13, head to the Atlantic City Beach for iconic performances from 30+ artists including Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Jelly Roll and many more. Returning for a second year, festivalgoers can double their festival experience by visiting the stacked lineup at the second stage, Next From Nashville.

Whether you’re in the mood for live entertainment or cultural-filled events, Atlantic City continues to deliver memorable experiences for all to enjoy. For more details check out

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