ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (June 17, 2019) — Atlantic City’s iconic beachfront destination Ocean Casino Resort announced today it will mark its one-year anniversary with a weeklong celebration kicking off on Friday, June 21 at 6 p.m. with Mark Wahlberg.
“Ocean invites our guests and the community to mark our one-year anniversary with a weeklong celebration of events, live entertainment, raffles and giveaways,” said Mike Donovan, Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President for Ocean Casino Resort. “We’re kicking things off on the casino floor, so guests can experience some of our new offerings and amenities, then taking the celebration to the Boardwalk with fireworks, and continuing the festivities into the week with other exciting programming.”
“We’re excited to celebrate this milestone,” said Eric Matejevich, Ocean Casino Resort’s Interim-CEO. “The improvements and additions our team has made possible deserve the proper acknowledgment and recognition and is a testament to our commitment for a successful future ahead in the Atlantic City market.”
Wahlburgers Official Grand Opening – Friday, June 21 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Join Mark Wahlberg at Ocean Casino Resort for the official grand opening ceremony of Wahlburgers Atlantic City. Guests will have a chance to meet co-owner Mark Wahlberg as he celebrates the official grand opening of the popular casual dining burger destination.
1927 Lounge + Speakeasy Grand Opening – Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m.
The all-new lounge will feature video poker slots, daily live entertainment, plus DJs and live variety shows in the Speakeasy club on Friday and Saturday nights. Located on the casino floor.
HQ2 Beachclub – Saturday, June 22 at 8 a.m.
F45 Training, one of the fastest growing fitness franchises in the world, is hosting a free outdoor Track training event at the Ocean Casino Resort led by F45 Athletic Director Cory George with a special appearance by Mark Wahlberg. The workout will feature a live DJ and include the same functional training techniques taught at F45’s studios around the world. For tickets visit, theoceanac.com
The Boardwalk Pool – Monday, June 24
The Boardwalk Pool officially opens on Monday, June 24 at 8 a.m. featuring live DJ and all of your favorite poolside dining and beverages. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 (non-hotel guests).
Ocean’s Official One Year Anniversary Celebration – Thursday, June 27 at 11 a.m.
Ocean invites guests to join its anniversary celebration on Thursday, June 27 at 11 a.m. on the casino floor (near Wahlburgers) and be among the first people to see the casino’s latest improvements and experience its new amenities including:
- Casino Floor Elevators – Two new elevators in the hotel lobby and on the casino floor near Wahlburgers provide guests direct access from the hotel level to the casino level.
- 1927 Lounge + Speakeasy – This 1920s-themed lounge features video poker slots, daily live entertainment, plus DJs and live variety shows on Friday and Saturday nights.
- Pit Boss BBQ & Fish Fry – Serving BBQ and seafood favorites.
- Ocean Wine + Spirits at the Shops at The Row – Offering wine and spirits. Pose by the Ace of Spades for a great photo op.
- Flying Point Surf Shop – newly expanded surf and skate shop.
The event will kick off at the casino floor elevators with live entertainment, food sampling, champagne toast, and a celebratory cake cutting ceremony followed by several ribbon cuttings to officially invite the public to enjoy the property’s new offerings.
In honor of its one year anniversary, Ocean designed a commemorative $5 gaming chip, which guests will be able to purchase at the event. Purchase your commemorative gaming chip at the table games on the casino floor.
1927 Lounge + Speakeasy at 7 p.m.
Before or after the fireworks, experience the all-new 1920s-themed lounge featuring a live DJ and variety shows!
Fireworks – Thursday, June 27 at 9:30 p.m.
Ocean will culminate the day’s celebrations with a bang lighting up Atlantic City’s skies with a dazzling firework display at 9:30 p.m.
Topgolf Swing Suite Fireworks Viewing Party
Watch the fireworks and play virtual golf (target or 18-hole course games), baseball, dodgeball, hockey, football, and carnival games or enjoy delicious food and beverage specials at the massive bar overlooking the ocean. Specials include $1 wings, $2 sliders, $15 pitchers of Pomegranate sangria and $15 Buckets of domestic beer. Plus, enjoy the newly installed pool and foosball tables, free to use for the ultimate day of gaming fun!
Charlie Wilson at Ovation Hall – Saturday, June 29 at 8 p.m.
The legendary 13-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Charlie Wilson will perform at Ocean’s spectacular concert and entertainment venue, Ovation Hall, on June 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available for sale via Ticketmaster.com.
Mercedes Drawing – Saturday, June 29 at 11 p.m.
On Saturday, June 29 at 11 p.m., Ocean will hold a drawing for a brand-new Mercedes. Three grand prize winners will get their choice of a Mercedes C300, CLA 250 or GLA 250.
Bergio’s Jewelry Raffle – June 27 through June 29
Visit Bergio, one of the most coveted brands of fine jewelry, to enter a raffle drawing to win a pair of sterling silver amethyst drop earrings (retail value of $175.00). One winner will be selected on June 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Ella Stein Trunk Show – June 27
On June 27 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Time After Time at Ocean will host an Ella Stein Trunk Show featuring exclusive, handmade jewelry pieces for sale and giveaways.
Exhale Spa Raffle – June 27 through June 29
Exhale Spa, located on the lobby level, is giving away a day of relaxation featuring a Fusion Massage, True Facial and Glow Body Scrub valued at $530. The winner will be selected on June 29 at 7 p.m.
Renée – June 27 through June 29
Stop by the retail boutique to receive a complimentary diamond pen with every purchase of Kat Maconie shoes designed in London from its new featured line.
Flying Point Surf Shop – June 27 through June 30
All weekend long, celebrate with a sale and live entertainment featuring 15% off your purchase from Ocean’s Boardwalk and Casino stores (excluding sale items). On Saturday, June 29 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., listen to DJ Swoosh live.
William Hill Sportsbook at Ocean – June 27 through June 30
Celebrate by kicking back, watching all your favorite games and enjoying $1 hot dogs.
For more information about Ocean Casino Resort visit our new and improved website TheOceanAC.com, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TheOceanAC, or on Facebook at Ocean Casino Resort.
ABOUT OCEAN CASINO RESORT:
The Ocean Casino Resort spans 20 beachfront acres on the world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. As the tallest building in Atlantic City, the tower encompasses 1,399 guest rooms and suites with unparalleled views. Ocean’s high-energy casino features live entertainment, ocean views, nearly 2,000 of the most exciting slot machines, 125 action-packed table games and the finest sportsbook on the East Coast in partnership with William Hill. Ocean Casino Resort offers an industry-leading loyalty program, Ocean Premier, that provides members with valuable incentives, benefits and rewards. With more than 15 restaurants, Ocean Casino Resort offers world-class dining including American Cut, Amada and Dolce Mare. Best in class amenities such as Exhale Spa + Bath House, 3 pools, HQ2 Nightclub, HQ2 Beach Club, Topgolf Swing Suite, shopping and more provide guests with boundless entertainment options. Additionally, Ocean Casino Resort has 160,000 square feet of flexible, indoor meeting and convention space and 90,000 square feet of unique outdoor spaces. Ocean Casino Resort is owned and operated by AC Ocean Walk, LLC.