Atlantic City Tinseltown Holiday Experience
The holiday season is upon us, and Atlantic City is ready to spread joy and festive cheer! From family-friendly events to savory food and drinks, and exciting entertainment options, there's something for everyone in this seaside destination. Come celebrate the holiday magic that will make your Atlantic City experience a memorable one.
Family and Group Events
Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall’s Deck the Halls – Festival of Trees
The 7th Annual Deck the Halls Festival of Trees at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall is a must-visit for groups. Not only is it a visual delight with beautifully decorated trees, but it's also for a noble cause. The exhibit benefits CASA for Children of Atlantic, Cape May, and Camden counties, allowing you to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit while supporting a local charity.
Noyes Art Garage of Stockton University’s Holiday Market and Gingerbread Village
Visit the Noyes Art Garage of Stockton University for a unique holiday shopping experience. The Holiday Market and Gingerbread Village are filled with handcrafted gifts, local art, and delicious treats. Groups will be captivated by the charming Gingerbread Village, and while crossing off some items on your holiday shopping list.
December at Smithville Village
Each year, Smithville Village transforms into a joyous winter wonderland. With festive decorations and an array of events, including the Holiday Light Show and Magic Talking Christmas Tree, this is an enchanting destination for group outings. You can also shop small and find unique gifts in the village's 60+ local boutique shops.
Food and Drinks
Jingle Bell Bar: A Holiday Pop-up Experience
Located at 1927 Lounge in Ocean Casino Resort, the Jingle Bell Bar is a holiday pop-up experience designed to make your spirits bright. Experience a variety of festive cocktails, nostalgic décor, and themed entertainment. Jingle Bell Bar is a great place to gather with friends and family, create lasting memories, and capture the holiday cheer in various Instagrammable spots. Sing along, take selfies, and spread joy at Jingle Bell Bar!
Bally's Winter Wonderland at The Yard
Step into a world of holiday enchantment at Bally's Winter Wonderland at The Yard. This captivating indoor/outdoor extravaganza is a delightful celebration of all things merry. The venue is filled with festive decorations and boasts an array of holiday cocktails, including warm and comforting alcoholic beverages. Enjoy the warmth of firepits, a variety of games, holiday karaoke, and live performances each weekend.
Cardinal’s Ugly Sweater Reverse Happy Hour
Prepare to slip into your most horrendous sweaters and make your way to Cardinal, Atlantic City's newest restaurant in the Orange Loop. Every Friday night in December, indulge in Cardinal’s Reverse Happy Hour to enjoy drinks, tasty bites, and a chance for the title of the ugliest sweater of the night. With free admission from 9-11 p.m. in the lounge, Cardinal is the place to be this holiday season.
Experience the magic of the holiday season with "Christmas In The Air" at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. This spectacular show at The Music Box features incredible performances and breathtaking visuals that will leave you in awe. It's the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit and enjoy world-class entertainment.
Prepare to be dazzled by the electrifying performance of Derek Hough's "Symphony of Dance" at Caesars Atlantic City. The world-renowned dancer and choreographer is bringing his electrifying performance to the city, promising an unforgettable evening filled with rhythm and grace.
If you want to make a difference this holiday season while having a great time, don't miss Resorts Casino Hotel’s annual "Swing Into Christmas." Immerse yourself in the joy of live music from Atlantic City’s top entertainers, all while making a meaningful contribution to Toys for Tots. Admission is free for everyone who brings a new, unwrapped toy.
Whether you’re enjoying an enchanting event or sipping on festive cocktails, there is an experience tailored for everyone. Seize the holiday spirit, create unforgettable memories, and begin your holiday celebration in Atlantic City. For more information and additional holiday happenings, visit www.atlanticcitynj.com/events/holiday-happenings.