Things to do in & around Brigantine, NJ – 2015 Holiday Edition

It’s a magical time of year along the shore. Starting in late November and lasting well into the New Year, the shores of Brigantine are decked out and spruced up for holiday guests, with more dazzling attractions than you can likely take in during a single visit.

From the Boardwalk to the bay, from neighborhood businesses and bistros to the city’s famous boardwalks, here’s just a sample of what you can enjoy this holiday season in and around the Brigantine area:

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Broadway Holiday Show – Resorts Casino Hotel
Atlantic City, NJ

BROADWAY HOLIDAY SHOW presents a magical journey through Broadway and the holiday season featuring the best music from your favorite Broadway shows and many seasonal classics.


12459-AC-E2-Tropicana-s-Holiday-Magic-WB-940X368November 15-December 18

Tropicana’s Holiday Magic – Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City, NJ

Tropicana’s Holiday Extravaganza is a dance ensemble of 10 dancers and two female singers who will light up the spirit of the Holidays. From Jingle Bells to Carol of the Bells, this ensemble will make you remember what the Holidays are all about. A magnificent Holiday themed set with hundreds of costumes, the dancers and singers will make you believe in miracles, fairytales and in Santa!

2015-BrianSetzerNovember 21, 2015

Brian Setzer Orchestra 12th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour – Caesars Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ

Brian Robert Setzer is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He first found widespread success in the early 1980s with the 1950s-style rockabilly revival group Stray Cats, and revitalized his career in the late 1990s with his Swing revival band, The Brian Setzer Orchestra.


November 26 – January 6

Historic Smithville Holiday Light Show – Historic Smithville’s Village Green, Smithville, NJ

120 Christmas trees floating on Lake Meone, a magical maritime display. The parade of trees will seem to dance to a show of lights and music.

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Atlantic City Ballet Presents It’s A Shore Holiday – Celebrity Theater – Claridge Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ

Let the Atlantic City Ballet help you get into the holiday spirit! This “radio city-esque” review features a blend of contemporary and classical dance all set to your most beloved holiday tunes. Add singers and a live band and you will be transported to a Holiday Winter Wonderland that will capture your inner child’s imagination. This delightful show will bring out the holiday spirit in everyone. There is no better place to be this holiday than with the Atlantic City Ballet! It is a one-of-a-kind celebration for sharing with family, friends and loved ones.

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2015-Deck the Hall – Festival of Trees – Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ

The 2015 Deck The Hall – Festival of Trees is a season-long charitable event intended to generate funds for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey Southern Branch.

Local businesses, organizations, arena partners, and individuals are invited to Deck The Hall by sponsoring a custom-decorated holiday tree to be on display from Thursday, December 4 through Thursday, January 2 in the Boardwalk Hall lobby facing the Atlantic City Boardwalk. A portion of the proceeds will be donated directly to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey Southern Branch to support those affected by the casino closures.

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The Brigantine Beach Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – Brigantine City Hall, Brigantine, NJ

Don’t miss the FUN! Hot cocoa & treats served!

December 5

A Jazzy Holiday III – Dante Hall, Atlantic City, NJ

Come get into the spirit of the Holiday Season with our Jazzy, Funky, Swingin’ renditions of your favorites. The Band includes Daryl Robinson on Keys, Teddy Royal on guitar, Jeff Burnside on drums and of course Eddie Morgan on the trumpet and flugal horn and vocals.

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Irish Rovers Christmas – Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway, NJ

Fueled by passion, talent, history and song the musical legacy of The Irish Rovers continues to lead the way for many of today’s folk and Celtic musicians. For those who don’t know, The Rovers recorded the novelty song ‘Grandma Got Run-Over By A Reindeer.’

The Irish Rovers have charmed and entertained audiences around the world with their exciting stage shows for nearly 50 years. The past year has seen them excite yet another generation by returning to the radio airwaves, expanding their visibility on YouTube and returning to the small screen with two television specials in the last two years.

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Atlantic City Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker – Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway, NJ

Celebrate a long cherished tradition of wondrous holiday performances from the Atlantic City Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker.’

For the 33rd year the Atlantic City Ballet presents its production of The Nutcracker. This beloved ballet tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve. Embarking on a wondrous journey through the Kingdom of Snow and the Land of Sweets, Clara encounters many unforgettable and timeless characters. Young and old alike will experience the magic of this marvelous Christmas tale that will create a lifetime of memories.

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Bay-Atlantic Symphony Presents: Holiday Cheer – Stockton Campus Center Theatre, Galloway, NJ

The Bay-Atlantic Symphony is lighting up the holidays in a beautiful way—with music that brings out the inner warmth of the season! They will play favorite carols, favorite Hanukah tunes, Bach’s resplendent Third Suite, Pachelbel, and even Johann Strauss – everything you could want for the season!

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Late Show Gospel Choir – Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway, NJ

Come see the Late Show Gospel Choir perform Christmas hits at the Stockton Performing Arts Center.

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