Chocolate and Halloween are a pretty good combination, and you can get your fill of both during October in Atlantic City.
In addition, adding to the scariness of the season, the Atlantic City Ballet will begin residence at Caesars Circus Maximus Theater with its production of “Dracula” on Oct. 30. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com.
Here are some other “insider” tips about what’s happening at Atlantic City’s casinos:
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Entertainment – Il Divo (Oct. 8), The Temptations & The Four Tops (Oct. 9), Iggy Azalea (Oct. 14), John Mellencamp (Oct. 15), Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire (Oct. 21), Jordan Smith (Oct. 22), Elvis Costello & The Imposters (Oct. 22), Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman (Oct. 28), Well-Strung & Anne Steele (Oct. 28), Halloqueen Drag Show (Oct. 29). Every Thursday through Oct. 20 a new production of The Burlesque Show entertains guests in The Music Box. Tickets available at TheBorgata.com or call (866) 900-4TIX (4849).
Events – Oct. 9-14 is Spa Experience Week with treatments starting at $85. Visit The Borgata.com for details.
Caesars Atlantic City
Entertainment – Gary Allan (Oct. 21), Brian McKnight (Oct. 22), Penn & Teller (Oct. 29). Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 745-3000.
Golden Nugget Atlantic City
Entertainment – “A Bronx Tale” with Chazz Palminteri (Oct. 8), The Amazing Kreskin (Oct. 29). For tickets visit the Golden Nugget box office, Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 736-1420.
Events – Smoke on the Water New Jersey State Barbecue Championship (Oct. 8 and 9), Fakefest (Oct. 14 and 15). For tickets visit the Golden Nugget box office, Ticketmaster.com or call (800) 736-1420.
Promotions – Earn entries daily through Oct. 2 to win a Monterey 238 Super Sport. At 4 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Atrium six finalists will be chosen. Five will win $1,000 in free play, the other wins the boat. In addition, for new 24K Select members, Golden Nugget will match a players card from any Atlantic City or Pennsylvania casino. For details, visit GoldenNugget.com.
Entertainment – The Rat Pack Tribute (Oct. 6), Masters of Illusions (Oct. 8), Michael Dutra & The Strictly Sinatra Band (Oct. 13), Oh What A Night! A Musical Tribute To Frankie Vallie & The Four Seasons (Oct. 20), The Monkee (Oct. 28).
Resorts Casino Hotel
Entertainment – Christopher Macchio (Oct. 8). Tickets available through Ticketmaster.com.
Events – Italian Festival (Oct. 9). Call for tickets, (800) 772-9000.
Promotions – Sign up for a Star Card – new members only – and get a $25 slot bonus and 5X comp dollars, plus earn higher tier status in one day. Visit the Promotions Booth for details.
Tropicana Atlantic City
Entertainment – Lights Out, Tribute To Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons (Oct.1), Boz Scaggs (Oct. 8), The Marshall Tucker Band (Oct. 15), Victor Manuelle (Oct. 22)
Events – Tropicana’s Beer & Whiskey Festival takes place from noon to 8 p.m. Oct. 15 in the fourth floor Grand Exhibition Center. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 on the day of the event. For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com, call (800) 745-3000 or visit the Tropicana Box Office. Hershey, Pa., may be known as “The Sweetest Place On Earth,” but you can enjoy the ultimate chocolate fix during Tropicana’s Chocolate Week from Oct. 23 to 29. Restaurants, bars, nightclubs and retailers all will be offering specials ranging from entrées to cocktails, as well as discounts. Tropicana’s Ultimate Halloween Oct. 29 includes a Thriller dance on the Boardwalk, a Halloween-themed light and sound show, giveaways, costume contests, drink specials, and other surprises.
Promotions – Tropicana will honor all offers from Trump Taj Mahal which is closing Oct. 10, Visit the Trop Advantage Center for details.
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