Every year Atlantic City and the surrounding area offer loads of FREE events. These happenings include everything from fireworks and entertainment on the boardwalk to beach concerts and cool annual events like the AC Airshow, as well as, summertime foodie favorites like Farmers’ Markets. Bring the kids because most of these free events are family-friendly making a day or a week in Atlantic City easy on the budget.
The most popular of these complimentary happenings occur during the spring, summer and fall but you will find plenty of free things to do in this beach town during the winter months as well if you know where to look.
With so many things to do, free of charge, a visit to AC doesn’t have to break the bank. And with all you’ve saved doing these awesome free things, you’ll be able to splurge a bit on your accommodations in Atlantic City.
With New Jersey being known as the Garden State it only stands to reason that local produce and Farmers’ Markets would be popular in South Jersey. And it seems that most of the communities down the shore have a Farmers’ Market one day a week that sells Jersey Fresh local produce and much more. With so many markets you can hit one nearly every day of the week (except Monday) in a different shore town.
There’s no better way to experience the sun, surf and the sonic boom of an F-22 Raptor airplane than the 2019 Atlantic City Airshow: A Salute To Those That Serve, formerly known as Thunder Over the Boardwalk. While the name may have changed, it is still the same awesome show. Edited 7/31/2019 to update for the 2019 AC Airshow: A Salute To Those That Serve Edited 7/6/2020- Due to COVID-19 the 2020 AC Airshow has