Despite the decline in casino gambling revenue in Atlantic City, NJ, marketing effort continue full steam ahead, promoting the fact that there’s more than gambling in AC.
Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Mardi Gras AC, Armed Forces Salute and The Largest East Coast Air Show
A few days after Blake Shelton performs a free concert on the Atlantic City beach, Jeff Guaracino with the Atlantic City Alliance says another big name in the music industry will do the same to kick off August.
Over 60,000 people turned out Sunday in Atlantic City for a free beach concert featuring country superstars Lady Antebellum.
The Shore Thing: Thrilling Thursday, Free Concerts and A Major Lifeguard Competition – Absecon Island in July.
“It’s kind of a mobile billboard as well as a nightclub on wheels, but it’s also a social media generator,” says Jeff Guaracino of the Atlantic City Alliance.
Festivals, food, family and, of course, fireworks — all of these are major parts of Fourth of July weekend. And for many people, you can add the beach to that list.
The Shore Thing: Gumbo, Sand Sculptures and ‘The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party’ – Absecon Island in June.
Wildwood deputy mayor Pete Byron says there’s a festival or a parade scheduled for almost every week of the summer season, and beyond.
Beach bars, fitness classes on the boardwalk, and oceanfront dancing are some of the enticements planned for this summer by South Jersey shore towns.
The Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City Sunday night and state and county officials hope that the contestant who emerges with the crown won’t be the only winner.