Ocean Casino Resort Celebrates the 17th Annual Atlantic City Airshow

Look to the sky! The annual Atlantic City Air Show is back as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds soar over the Atlantic City Ocean on August 21st. Airplane-enthusiasts and city goers alike can observe the aerobatics-filled show from Ocean Casino Resort while enjoying its many top-notch amenities.

Plan for your memorable airshow experience at Ocean – here is some of what this Atlantic City iconic beachfront destination has to offer during the famous show:

Air Show Viewing at Topgolf Swing Suite

There’s no better location to take in the scenic ocean & sky views than America’s largest Topgolf Swing Suite at Ocean Casino Resort. Guests can watch the Atlantic City Airshow and play virtual golf (target or 18-hole course games), baseball, dodgeball, hockey, football, and carnival games, all while enjoying delicious food and beverage specials at the massive bar overlooking the ocean.

Swing Suite Specials include $1 wings, $2 sliders, $15 pitchers of pomegranate sangria and $15 buckets of domestic beer. Plus, guests can enjoy the newly installed pool and foosball tables, free to use for the ultimate day of fun (pool tables = 2 drink minimum).

Planes Over the Pool

Ocean’s family-friendly pool, Eclipse, overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and adapts to the climate. Take in the exciting airshow relaxing poolside or taking a refreshing dip in Atlantic City’s only indoor/outdoor pool. *Hotel guests only.

Alternatively, cool off in Ocean’s newest day life experience, The Boardwalk Pool. All summer long, let the good times flow into the week with this weekday day life experience, open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting. Guests will enjoy a full bar, available bottle service, food served poolside and the hottest hits played by local DJs. *Airshow viewing is obstructed at The Boardwalk Pool.

Here’s what you need to know before heading to The Boardwalk Pool:

  • Music by local DJs will play from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Beach chairs are available on a first come first served basis.
  • Tables and daybeds are available, but reservations are required at TheOceanAC.com.
  • The Boardwalk Pool experience is open to the public.
  • Admission:
    • Hotel guests – Receive complimentary admission (must show a room key and proper credentials).
    • Non-hotel guests – $20 admission fee.
    • Industry Guests – Present your industry I.D. (required) for complimentary admission for you and one additional guest.

Dining Deals & Happy Hour Specials (Including a few offered on Fridays and Saturdays)

Airshow got you hungry? With 15 eateries to choose from including American Cut steakhouse, modern Italian restaurant Dolce Mare, Wahlburgers and Distrito by Iron Chef Jose Garces, you’re sure to find something to please even the most discerning palate.

Here’s the scoop on the best dining deals and happy hour specials that take place during the Atlantic City Airshow.

The Cut Hour

American Cut

The scoop: Sip on specialty cocktails and enjoy bar bites starting at $7 on Tuesday-Friday & Sunday from 5-7 PM.

7x7x7 Happy Hour

Villain & Saint

The scoop: Grab $7 beers, cocktails, wines and bites at Villain & Saint from 4-7 PM on Friday and 4-10 PM Sunday through Thursday. Saturdays are excluded. Also, dive into Villain & Saint’s new Raw Bar Special, which includes $1 James River Oysters.

Wine Down Wednesdays

High Water Wine Bar

The scoop: Grab some friends and wine down with half off tap wines and complimentary food every Wednesday from 5 to 7 PM.

$2 Margarita + $2 Tacos


Get ready for a food truck fiesta! Distrito Cantina is now serving $2 Pork or Chicken Tacos and $2 Margaritas daily from 1-5 PM for Ocean Rewards Club Members, and $3 Tacos and $3 Margaritas for non-members.

$9.99 Steak & Eggs

Café 500

The scoop: Steak, eggs, home fries and toast for only $9.99. While supplies last. Offer subject to change. Valid until 11 a.m.

Specialty Souvenir Cocktails
Lobby Bar

The scoop: Purchase a specialty cocktail ($18) served in a cool light-up souvenir glass shaped like Ocean’s iconic ball! Take the glass home with you and bring back for unlimited refills ($14).

District Food Hall

Grab and go! Dive into Ocean’s District Bars + Restaurants and discover a high-level of flavors paired with speedy service. Choose from dining options like Asian cuisine and refreshing salads to grilled bites and traditional deli sandwiches. Munch on food from the Seaside Deli, Simply Salads, BoardWok, District Grille or Scoops while viewing the planes above!

Take in Ocean’s Entertainment post-airshow

1927 Lounge & Speakeasy

Ocean Casino Resort is taking nightlife way back with the 1920’s-themed 1927 Lounge + Speakeasy. The lounge features video poker slots, daily live entertainment, plus DJs and live variety shows in the Speakeasy club on Friday and Saturday nights.

Get Social

Ocean Wine + Spirits

Pick up some bottles of your favorite drinks from Ocean Wine + Spirits, located at the Shops at the Row on the casino level. While you’re there, don’t miss out on a once in a lifetime photo opportunity with two of Ocean’s Armand de Brignac bottles, colloquially known as the “Ace of Spades.” The Gold Brut and Rosé bottles, valued at $26,000 and $37,000 respectively, are available for purchase.

The Picture Wall at Ocean

It’s time to smile for some summer selfies, because our new Picture Wall is the perfect backdrop for any pose. Tag your photo on any social channel using the hashtag #TheOceanAC for a chance to be featured on our social pages!

For more information about the Atlantic City Airshow offerings and other happenings at Ocean Casino Resort visit our new and improved website at TheOceanAC.com, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TheOceanAC, or on Facebook at Ocean Casino Resort.