What To Do in Atlantic City This Summer

By Michelle Mass | May 16, 2014 | Atlantic City Confidential

Lady Gaga and Blake Shelton in concert, DO AC's summer plans, and more to do in the upcoming months in Atlantic City.

1 - What To Do in Atlantic City This Summer

Lady Gaga brings her “artRAVE: THE ARTPOP Ball” tour to Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on June 28, 2014.

Fire on the Water Festival
May 17-18, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Held at Gardner’s Basin Waterfront Park, the two-day festival kicks off with an intense combat challenge, an amateur boxing tournament between policemen and firefighters, showcasing the real-life physical demands of our brave servicemen. 800 N. New Hampshire Ave., Atlantic City, 609-348-2880

HQ Grand Opening Weekend
June 7-8
The Vegas-inspired day club celebrates its grand opening weekend with a one-of-a-kind party with music by DJ Tommy Trash and DJ Chuckie. 500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, 855-348-0500

DO AC Sand Sculpting World Cup
June 19-July 6, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Watch in awe as some of the most talented sand sculptors create masterpieces along the Atlantic City shore. Contestants will compete in singles and doubles matches for prizes. Pennyslvania Ave., Atlantic City

Lady Gaga Concert
June 28

After selling out shows within hours of public sales, Lady Gaga has added two additional stops on her “artRAVE: THE ARTPOP Ball” tour, including Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, 609-348-7021

Challenge Atlantic City Triathlon
June 29
Challenge Family, a long-distance triathlon series, welcomes athletes from across the country to take part in the inaugural Atlantic City event. The challenge begins with a 2.4-mile swim and is followed by a 112-mile bike ride before finishing out with a brisk run.

Sand Blast Weekend
July 18-20

The largest mid-Atlantic gay and lesbian beach party moves from Asbury Park to Atlantic City to accommodate its popularity. The weekend-long beach bash introduces LGBT tourists to the marvels of the Jersey Shore.

Blake Shelton Concert
July 31
Blake Shelton heads to town as part of the summer-long Free Beach Concert music series presented by DO AC.

Atlantic City Airshow
August 13

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have been entertaining families during the annual Atlantic City Airshow for over a decade. Stop by the summer event and be mesmerized by jaw-dropping stunts performed by some of the most talented pilots in the area.

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