Where Are You Spending Thanksgiving Eve? A Tour of North Beach AC’s Nightlife

Atlantic City is famous for its summer thrills, but the festivities don’t end when sizzling temperatures fade. America’s Playground brims with excitement year-round, full of opportunities for visitors searching to create memorable evenings. What better way to celebrate nightlife in Atlantic City than spending the holidays in this coastal getaway? Below, we outline the best things to do in Atlantic City on Thanksgiving Eve. 

How to Spend Thanksgiving Eve 2021 in Atlantic City 

Try Your Luck 

Of course, one of the top things to do in Atlantic City is to gamble. Guests can enjoy unbeatable casino promotions, and ample online gaming and sports betting opportunities. Visitors can also take advantage of happy hour drink specials and play-and-eat promotions throughout their stay at any of North Beach AC’s dazzling casinos:

Sample Atlantic City’s Cuisine 

This year has been tough, so leave the cooking to the professionals and treat yourself. Established favorites and up-and-coming restaurants welcome you to their tables this Thanksgiving. And if you prefer a more casual experience, you can certainly find it at the countless critically acclaimed lounges and bars in Atlantic City.

The Best Restaurants & Dining in Atlantic City

Ocean Casino Resort

Ocean Casino Resort offers several fine dining options. Dine to the peaceful sounds of waves crashing at establishments like Sky Garden, Amada, American Cut, Dolce Mare, and Harper’s. Guests can also grab a casual bite to eat at the Ocean’s District Bars + Restaurants or Bites + Brews Food and Beer Trucks, among other dining locations.

Those searching for holiday nightcaps can sip cocktails at the resort’s award-winning bars and lounges such as Lobby Bar and Blush. 

Hard Rock Resort 

Enjoy a feast at any of the Hard Rock Resort’s beloved restaurants such as the Balcony Bar, Fresh Harvest Buffet, or the classic Hard Rock Cafe. After dinner, stop by the Sugar Factory to satisfy your sweet tooth with unique candies, chocolates, and more.

Resorts Casino & Hotel 

Home to Atlantic City Beach’s only year-round beach bar on the sand, LandShark Bar & Grill, Resorts Casino & Hotel offers fantastic live entertainment every day of the week. Other top bars at the resort include Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, Cielo Wine Bar, Wet Willie’s, and the 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar.

Searching for more dining ideas? Many established and newer casual and fine dining eateries, bars, and pubs line the Boardwalk area in North Beach, including but not limited to:

  • Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall
  • Rhythm & Spirits 
  • Bar 32

Wherever you go, you can always find excellent deals. Make sure to take advantage of weekly happy hour drink specials such as Happy Hour Thursdays at Cielo Wine Bar.

Dance the Night Away 

In the mood to cut a rug after a breezy fall day at the beach? Adults can dress to impress, dance, sip on cocktails, and enjoy live entertainment at clubs such as the new Nola’s Bar & Lounge, and HQ2 Nightclub.

See Prime Entertainment 

North Beach Atlantic City hosts live entertainment at a variety of concert venues, restaurants, bars, and comedy clubs. Visitors can book tickets for live shows at premium venues like Ovation Hall, the Hard Rock Hotel & Resort, the Atlantic City Comedy Club, 1927 Lounge, or Villain & Saint at Ocean Casino Resort.

Check out this year’s holiday weekend performances:

Engage in Friendly Competition

Going out in Atlantic City with your family or friends? Test your swing this season at the Topgolf Swing Suite at Ocean Casino Resort. The largest Topgolf Swing Suite in the nation, this venue offers a selection of virtual games such as three unique golf games, baseball, football, hockey, carnival classics, and zombie dodgeball. Guests can also sample a varied menu of food and beverages throughout the evening.

And if you’re on the hunt for unique things to do in North Beach Atlantic City this year, guests can challenge each other to axe throwing at the AC Axe and Pub located at the historic Steel Pier.