Things To Do In Atlantic City

Three Rounds of Indoor Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 55%Off)

Glowgolf

Atlantic City

Glowing golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illuminate players negotiating a tricky, tropical-themed course

$20 $10

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Admission for Four or Six to Absecon Lighthouse (Up to 45% Off)

Absecon Lighthouse

Atlantic City

Renovated lighthouse and museum features lens dating back to 1857 and sweeping views of Atlantic City skyline

$28 $16

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Linkin Park with Rise Against and Of Mice & Men at Boardwalk Hall on Friday, January 23, at 7 pm (Up to 48% Off)

Linkin Park

Boardwalk Hall

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Grammy-Award winning rock giants tour their latest, The Hunting Party, with support from Rise Against and Of Mice & Men

$75.05 $39

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One Ticket to an Albany Devils Hockey Game at Boardwalk Hall on November 28 or December 14 (Up to 53% Off)

Albany Devils vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Boardwalk Hall

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Historic Boardwalk Hall hosts a pair of hockey games between the Albany Devils and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms

$39.35 $19

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"Ebenezer: A Musical Christmas Carol" at Resorts Casino and Hotel on December 17, 18, or 20 (Up to 43% Off)

"Ebenezer: A Musical Christmas Carol"

Screening Room Theatre, Resorts Casino Hotel

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Adaptation of Dickens’ Christmas musical infuses the tale of Scrooge with popular holiday carols and original tunes

$35 $20

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Halloween Kid Ink After Party at Pool After Dark on Friday, October 31, at 9 p.m. (Up to 28% Off)

Halloween Kid Ink After Party

Pool After Dark

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Kid Ink headlines a Halloween party with DJs Koko and Ed Smooth in an indoor tropical paradise

$27.88 $20

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Harlem Globetrotters Game at Boardwalk Hall on March 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

Boardwalk Hall

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$65.65 $39

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November Speaker Series Featuring J.R. Martinez on November 6, Pete Rose on November 13, or Leland Melvin on November 20

November Speaker Series featuring J.R. Martinez, Pete Rose, and Leland Melvin

Harrah's Resort Atlantic City

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Three men with incomparable accomplishments share their life stories: J.R. Martinez, Pete Rose, and astronaut–football player Leland Melvin

$24.99 $15

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The Coffee & Tea Festival delights sippers with steaming servings of steeped tea or freshly ground coffee from more than 40 exhibitors. Scheduled talks cover a variety of topics, such as the tea gardens of the Himalayas and how to start your own beverage-related business. During demonstrations, crowds learn about the peculiarities of tea leaves and how to render treasure maps in latte foam. Many exhibitors arrange pairings and tastings, including an in-depth look at tea-infused cocktails.

Bally's
Atlantic City,
New Jersey
US

Supplied with more than 30,000 gallons of seawater, Atlantic City Aquarium showcases more than 100 varieties of marine life. A plethora of abyssal exhibits take explorers into underwater lands, allowing them to peer into the natural habitats of endangered diamond-back terrapins and intimidating sharp-toothed piranhas, or have a glance at what a clown fish does when not constructing balloon plankton. A tank of the ocean's oddities offers a glimpse at unusual nautical fauna, such as the deadly stonefish, which exemplify nature's infinite variety and bizarre adaptations. On the aquarium's shores, the tropical rainforest and exotic animal show provide a genuine zoological experience completely free from high-heels and feather boas.

800 N New Hampshire Ave
Atlantic City,
NJ
US

Harlem Globetrotters Playing Three-on-Five

Since forming in the 1920s, the Harlem Globetrotters have continued to entertain millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a trademark blend of athletic precision and razzle-dazzle showmanship. For the team's 2014 tour, a rotating [roster](http://gr.pn/PHdb6w) of Globetrotter favorites?including three female players?takes to the hardwood each game. Spectators might spot veteran guard [TNT](http://gr.pn/rOe0P4) sharing a behind-the-back pass with dunker [Quake](http://gr.pn/QTIGVh), whose high jump once cleared 7 feet, cruelly dashing his dreams of working in a ceiling-fan store. The Globetrotters might also present a study in contrasts with 5-foot-2 [Too Tall](http://gr.pn/PHdmPh) and 7-foot-4 [Stretch](http://gr.pn/1dYrbUt), the team?s tallest member. During each Globetrotters game, youngsters laugh along and witness the jovial jocks performing classic routines of unconventional passing and sudden transmutations of water into confetti. To infuse their visits with an extra shot of unpredictability, the Globetrotters also let fans in each city vote on special rules for every game; past rules have included the use of a four-point shot and the installation of a penalty box. Over the years, similar antics have followed the Globetrotters around the world, including to 122 countries and territories and all six continents on which basketballs grow naturally. The Globetrotters? extensive travels haven?t gone unnoticed: they?re one of the few teams to earn a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as ambassadors of the sport.

2301 Boardwalk
Atlantic City,
NJ
US

It was 1978. A college dropout and a failed medical-school applicant had just brought together their combined life savings to rent an old gas station. Their plan was to resurrect the empty station and open their own restaurant. Their specialty: ice cream. So begins the story of legendary entrepreneurs Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, who are better known across the globe as Ben & Jerry. Their small, old-fashioned ice-cream parlor eventually became a Burlington, Vermont favorite, and before long, shops popped up all over the U.S. and in 25 other countries. Their brand easily attracted customers––homemade ice cream churned from wholesome, natural ingredients and blended into creative flavors. Some of their popular scoops include Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, and Coffee Caramel Buzz.

Since infusing their first rich and creamy batches of ice cream with natural chunks of fruit, nuts, candies, and cookies, Ben and Jerry have also operated with a commitment to improve the quality of life locally, nationally, and internationally. They practice sustainable food production and business practices that respect the earth and environment. Ben & Jerry’s cartons are made from FSC-certified paper, which comes from forests that are managed for the protection of wildlife, and waste from Ben & Jerry’s plants generates energy to power farms. The company works tirelessly to reduce its carbon emissions; it strongly encourages customers to eat their ice cream in the darkest dark.

1 Borgata Way
Atlantic City,
NJ
US

Staring into the Fresnal lens atop Absecon Lighthouse is like looking into a giant, all-seeing eye?one that's guarded New Jersey for more than 150 years. It was 1857 when a lighthouse keeper first climbed the tower's 228 steps and brought the lens to life, offering safe passage to ships and fish with poor night vision. In 1999, the tower opened to the public, solidifying Absecon Lighthouse's current role as a museum and educational center.

Today, Absecon Lighthouse lets visitors climb its spiral staircase and gaze out from the third tallest lighthouse in the United States. Beyond the view, expansive grounds house a replica of the original keeper's dwelling, as well as several exhibits showcasing photos from the 1800s, info on shipwrecks, and much more. Absecon Lighthouse also hosts fun and offbeat events, from fashion shows to murder mysteries.

31 South Rhode Island Avenue
Atlantic City,
NJ
US

Life in Color starts parties in cities all over the globe with a vibrant mix of electronica, acrobats, pyrotechnics, and, of course, gallons upon gallons of paint. Alongside DJ-in-residence David Solano, the Rebirth spectacular features pulse-pounding performances from a different guest artist on each tour stop. While remixes sizzle and original tracks thump, performers that might include stilt-walkers and contortionists display their powers of balance and knot-tying. And at the evening's peak, an explosion of colorful paint douses the dancing crowd.

600 Albany Ave
Atlantic City,
NJ
US