On This Last Weekend Before Christmas, There's Plenty to Do!

On This Last Weekend Before Christmas, There's Plenty to Do!

THURSDAY Dec. 21, 2023

(Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to make sure you don't miss the Thursday bonus events and occasional holiday happenings. And always call to confirm before you go, the holiday season may affect some standing events or result in last minute cancellations!!!!)


NEW JERSEY


AC Gives Away Holiday Boxes Today, If You're Registered

Winter Coat Drive

The City is also holding a coat drive. The Atlantic City Health and Human Services Department will give away winter coats from Noon-3 p.m. in the City Hall Courtyard.

It' Time for a Kiwanis Christmas Party!

Stories with Santa at Renault Winery

Stories with Santa
Get ready for a jolly evening filled with heartwarming tales and Santa’s magical presence at “Stories with Santa” at Renault Winery!

Experiment with a New Natural Dye at the Noyes Arts Garage

Natural Dyes Club: Furoshiki Cloth
Experiment with a different natural dye process each month at the Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University.

It's Jazz Appreciation Night with SaxCat Ron Bass & Trio at Wilson's! No Cover!

Wilson’s No Cover Jazz featuring SaxCat Ron Bass & Trio | Wilson’s Live
<p>Doors open at 6 pm •<br />\nRelaxed Dress Code •<br />\nNo cover • Parties of 10+ $10 per person credited to your final bill</p>\n

PENNSYLVANIA


Praise Ye the Lord! The Christmas Spirituals Project Features African American Spirituals

Holiday Concert: The Christmas Spirituals Project - 2023
Free Concert Featuring African American Spirituals, Gospels and Literary Celebrations from the 18th Through the 20th Century.

Are You Ready for a Jazzy Holiday? Check Out this "Unforgettable" Nat King Cole Christmas Tribute Show

Jazzy “Unforgettable”Nat “King” Cole Xmas Show and The Celebrated Xmas Song
Salute to Nat “King” Cole and his namesake, The Christmas Song

DELAWARE


A Live Video Concert, a Plant-Based Menue and Good Time Awaits in Wilmington, DE!

Drop Squad After Dark
Thorough Thursday presents ”Drop Squad After Dark” a live concert series filmed before a live intimate studio audience.

ADVERTISEMENT

FRIDAY Dec. 22, 2023


NEW JERSEY


Celebrate the Holiday Season at Smithville

The Light show on the lake runs from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Village Greene.

Paint the Nutcracker King as Only You Can Imagine!

Kids Workshop: Paint Your Own Nutcracker
Join us at the Kids Workshop event and let your creativity shine as you personalize your very own holiday nutcracker

If You're Not Still Putting Getting Your Last Minute Christmas Gifts, Check Out the Harriet Tubman Museum!

Museum Tour
Admission to the Harriet Tubman Museum in Cape May, New Jersey

Young's Has Open Skate Night!

FRIDAY OPEN SKATE - 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Join us for a safe night of skating at Young’s Skating Center in Mays Landing, NJ!


Carmen Bryant & Positive Flow Will Get the Crowd Moving at Wilson's

Carman Bryant & Positive Flow | Wilson’s Live
<p>Doors open at 6 pm.</p>\n

Come for the Carmen, Stay for Ladies Night

Naughty But Nice! Friday Night is Ladies Night at Wilson’s | Wilson’s Live
<p>FIRST 100 LADIES FREE WITH RSVP!!!<br />\nFULL MENU BY CHEF MILLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 1 AM!!!!<br />\nThe Ultimate Late Night Party & Dinner Vibes all rolled into one super sexy event and you’re invited!!!</p>\n

The Party Is in Camden, But Watch Your Pockets, the Grinch Already Stole Christmas

TOXIC FRIDAYS AT DUBAI 9P-2A (2514 FEDERAL ST, NJ) 21+
LADIES FREE RSVP - $150 BOTTLES

PENNSYLVANIA


It's Time for an Ugly Sweater Party and Adult Game Night in Philly!!!

Adult Game Night!
We’re bringing the eats, the beats, and all the necessary fun, so just bring your bestie, and any special games you you simply can’t do wit

Check Out Some Reggae, Dancehall, and AfroBeats

Reserve Fridays SoundGasm
Get ready for an Soundgasmic experience every Friday at Reserve, starting April 22, 2023, where mind-blowing sounds will ignite your soul!

DELAWARE


If Spoken Word Is Your Thing, This Tribute to the Twin Poets Is Where You Need to Be!

An Open Mic Tribute to The Twin Poets
Join us for a lively night of spoken word and heartfelt performances as we pay tribute to The Twin Poets at our Open Mic event!


SATURDAY Dec. 23, 2023

Whatever you do today, make a memory!


NEW JERSEY


Rayuana Aleyce Brings Joy to AC

Relax with Some Bird Watching!

Birding Cape May Point
Join CMBO naturalists for 2 hours of birding around beautiful Cape May Point!

Looking to Sell Your Wares? Hamilton Mall Has a Last Minute Vending Opportunity

Christmas Bazaar Hamilton Mall
Celebrate the season at NJ Area Hamilton Mall Christmas Bazaar! Join us for shopping , Food, Fun, and Santa!!

If You're Not a Vendor, Come to Game Night at the Hamilton Mall

Ugly Sweater Christmas Game Night
Open to the public. Bring your friends, co-workers or family to join the event! Let’s laugh and play with friends & make new connections!!

The Pool at Harrah's Has a Day Party and Then a 10 p.m. Event! There's a Cover Charge, But It's Easy to Find a Discount Promo Code.

Chris Devine @ Harrahs Pool AC Day Party December 23
Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/devineday Call 215.694.8584 for VIP Bottle Service Tables, Group Tickets & Discounted Rate Hotel Rooms
Bok Nero @ Harrahs Pool AC December 23
Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/bokhp23 Call 215.694.8584 for VIP Bottle Service Tables, Group Tickets & Discounted Rate Hotel Rooms


Shirley Lites has a voice that Can Light Up a Room! See for Yourself at Wilson's!

Shirley Lites | Wilson’s Live
<p>All guests in your reservation must be present to be seated. If you want to be seated with a group, please book your tickets in one order. For the best seatings, choose an early reservation. Please review our <a href=”/dress-code” style=“color:#ff4700”>dress code</a>, it is strictly enforced. No sneakers for this event.</p>\n

Come for Shirley Lites, Stay for the Late Night Party

Wilson’s Late Night Party | Wilson’s Live
<p>WILSON\’S LATE NIGHT PARTY... Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge presents… Ladies Night with Chef Milly & DJ TURTLE from 10:00 PM-3 AM!!! FIRST 50 LADIES FREE WITH RSVP UP […]</p>\n

PENNSYLVANIA


Learn Philadelphia Black History on the African-American Walking Tour.

The Black Journey: African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia
Beyond comparison the most exciting and fact filled 2 hour adventure offered in Philly. Learn about the history of Black Philadelphia.

Come See a Dickens of a Murder in Philly.

A Dickens of a Murder
This Christmas party’s a hoppin’, but there’s a murderer a knockin’! This evening definitely will be A Dickens of a Murder!

Really Find Out Who's Naughty or Nice!

Naughty or Nice Christmas Party
Get ready for the most epic Christmas party @ IHLPHILLY! Let’s see who’s been Naughty or Nice this year! Christmas attire recommended!

DELAWARE


Take the Kids to See the Grinch with Snacks, Arts & Crafts

Ramada Presents: Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
CHILDREN”S HOLIDAY ACTIVITY: Evening movie with snacks ,drinks, crafts and holiday magic.

Let Your Inner Glow Flow at the Gala

Let it Glow Gala
Get ready to shine at Let it Glow, an electrifying event filled with dazzling lights, vibrant music, and a night you won’t forget!

SUNDAY Dec. 24, 2023


Tony Day & Across the Globe Appearing at Kelsey's. NO COVER.

Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Avenue; Atlantic City, NJ 08401,

If smooth jazz is your thing, don't miss it! Dec.23, 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

It's Christmas Eve! There's One Last Chance to Have Breakfast With Santa, He's Busy Tomorrow!!!

Breakfast with Santa
Join us for a jolly morning feast with Santa himself, where you can enjoy a scrumptious breakfast while sharing your Christmas wishes!

Have a Holiday Seafood Buffet at the Showboat!

ALL YOU CAN YET Seven Fishes at the Sea on CHRISTMASS EVE
Join us for a fin-tastic evening of indulging in delectable fish dishes, as we dive into a seafood extravaganza by the sea at The Showboat!


Good Food and Great Music Make for a Wonderful Time at Wilson's Even on Christmas Eve!

I Love R&B Day Party with Chef Milly & DJTYC501 | Wilson’s Live
<p>EAT. DRINK. DANCE. REPEAT! • Food powered by: @chef_milly • Music provided by: @djtyc501 • Hookahs powered by: @she_puffz • Relaxed Dress Code • Bottle Specials • 5 to 10 pm • Cigars on the Patio</p>\n

PENNSYLVANIA


Pick Up Unique Gifts at This All Black Everything Pop-Up

WE LOVE LAST MINUTE SHOPPERS
Hey there, fellow procrastinators! Join us at “WE LOVE LAST MINUTE SHOPPERS” POP-UP, where you’ll find all the goodies you need just in time

Come to The All White Christmas Party!

All white Naughty Santa Christmas Celebration
Crown Lounge + BME Invade Castle Lounge For The Biggest Christmas Party In Philadelphia Sun December 24 Tables RSVP 484-948-7024

Get Your Dance on at The Night Before Christmas Party

The Night Before Christmas
The Night Before Christmas

Match Wits with the Best of Them! Solve a Murder Mystery!!!

Mysteries on the Move: Scavenger Hunt in Philadelphia
A fun filled SELF GUIDED murder mystery scavenger hunt throughout Philadelphia!

DELAWARE


Check Out the Big Screens in Wilmington, DE

NFL Sunday ticket - Every Game Every Sunday
Join us every Sunday for NFL Football and Great Beer Specials. We feature the Sunday ticket and show every Game Every Sunday.



Our goal is to email the Weekend Guide on Wednesday nights to give you enough time to plan, but not enough time to forget. So, if you know about anything you would like us to include, email marktyler@atlanticcityfocus.com.

Our mailing address:
1801 Atlantic Avenue Suite 101 #7785
Atlantic City, NJ 08401


Thanks for reading the whole story!

At Atlantic City Focus, we're committed to providing a platform where the diverse voices of our community can be heard, respected, and celebrated. As an independent online news platform, we rely on a unique mix of affordable advertising and the support of readers like you to continue delivering quality, community journalism that matters. Please support the businesses and organizations that support us by clicking on their ads. And by donating today, you become a catalyst for change helping to amplify the authentic voices that might otherwise go unheard. And no contribution is too small, $5, even $1 is appreciated. Join us in making a difference—one uplifting story at a time!

Sign up for Atlantic City Focus, our free email newsletter

Get the latest headlines right in your inbox