The countdown to Memorial Day weekend, also known as the unofficial start of the summer travel season, is on! If you have yet to make your weekend getaway plans, Ocean has just what you need—a beachfront shore destination with modern yet welcoming guest rooms, each one with unobstructed ocean views, offering something for everyone! Ocean’s top-notch amenities and offerings include 15 eateries including Wahlburgers and Iron Chef Jose Garces’ Amada, three pools and 13 cabanas overlooking the Atlantic, the largest Topgolf Swing Suite in America, and incredible entertainment and nightlife venues to turn all the way up. It could be harder to find a more fitting place for your Memorial Day weekend getaway than Ocean Casino Resort!
Here’s some of what this Atlantic City iconic beachfront destination has to offer leading up to and during the holiday weekend:
Fun and Relaxation by the Pool
Ocean’s family-friendly indoor/outdoor pool, Eclipse, overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and adapts to the climate. Thursday through Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., head to the pool deck for a Jellyfish Jam* to enjoy kid-friendly entertainment and fun craft activities. There is an $8 charge per child that participates. All participating children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. *Hotel guests only.
Poseidon Pool & Cabana Club—Soak in the sun and lounge in style in one of 13 private VIP cabanas, each overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Must be 21. Reservations required. Dial 866-50-Ocean to book your reservation.
Turn Up at Ocean’s Incredible Entertainment and Nightlife Venues
HQ2 Beachclub & Nightclub, named 2019 Nightclub of the Year by Atlantic City Weekly, is known for hosting some of the most sought-after celebrity DJs and nightlife performers. The holiday weekend features Armin van Buuren, Salvatore Ganacci, and A-Trak.
Here is the calendar of events at HQ2 Beachclub:
Armin van Buuren | Saturday, May 25
Adventure Club| Sunday, May 26
Salvatore Ganacci| Monday, May 27
Here is the calendar of events at HQ2 Nightclub:
Chris Lake |Friday, May 24, 10 p.m.
Laidback Luke |Saturday, May 25, 10 p.m.
A-Trak |Sunday, May 26, 10 p.m.
For tickets and more details visit TheOceanAC.com.
Villain & Saint accommodates music fans of all stripes. This rock n’ roll music hall and gastropub is in the heart of Ocean near the casino floor. Enjoy live music shows, plenty of comfortable seating and a carefully-curated menu with seafood and burger options. Here is the calendar of shows at Villain & Saint:
Adam Holcombe Duo |Friday, May 24, 6 p.m.
My Hero Zero |Friday, May 24, 9:30 p.m.
Amy Faden Duo |Saturday, May 25, 6 p.m.
Joe Bachman & the Party |Saturday, May 25, 9:30 p.m.
Ryan Tennis Duo |Sunday, May 26, 6 p.m.
Red Hotts |Sunday, May 26, 9:30 p.m.
Dining Deals & Happy Hour Specials (Including a few offered on Fridays and Saturdays)
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 to get the best bang for your buck at some of Ocean’s dining venues:
The Cut Hour
The scoop: Specialty cocktails and bar bites starting at $7 served Tuesday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday Brunch at Amada
The scoop: A new wave of Spanish cuisine rolls onto the brunch scene with unmatched ocean views and the rich flavors of Chef Garces’ culinary masterpiece, Amada. For $49 per person, guests can enjoy brunch every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu options include Andalusian-inspired fare including Tortilla Española (a traditional Spanish omelet with saffron aioli), a carving station, Sangria Pancakes, assorted breads and other traditional breakfast favorites. Reservations are required. Visit TheOceanAC.com to reserve your table.
Sunset Happy Hour*
The scoop: Every Thursday, Friday & Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. pair sunset views with cocktail, beer, wine and tapas specials. *Saturdays excluded.
$24.99 Prime Rib Dinner
The scoop: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. this $24.99 Prime Rib Dinner deal includes a garden salad, rolls & butter, Prime Rib and a baked potato.
$9.99 Steak & Eggs
The scoop: Steak, eggs, home fries and toast for only $9.99. While supplies last. Offer subject to change. Valid until 11 a.m.
7x7x7 Happy Hour
Villain & Saint
The scoop: $7 beers, cocktails, wines and bites all night Wednesday through Friday.
High Water Wine Bar
The scoop: Sangria specials, half off tap wines and complimentary bites every Sunday from
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
$5 Margarita Mondays
The scoop: $5 margaritas and tacos every Monday in May.
Specialty Souvenir Cocktails
The scoop: Purchase a specialty cocktail ($18) served in a cool light-up souvenir glass that you can take home with you and bring back for unlimited refills ($14)!
Other Things To Do During Your Stay
Breathe in the ocean air, calm the mind and restore the body with Ocean’s Sunrise Yoga Flow*. The hour-long classes will take place outdoors on the brow (outside on MR level) every Thursday through Sunday beginning Thursday, May 23 at 7 a.m. (weather permitting). In the event of inclement weather classes will be moved inside on the MR level. These complimentary beginner-level* classes are reserved for hotel guests only. *The instructor can accommodate intermediate-level classes upon request.
Sip on cocktails with friends by the fire – The fire pits at Ocean, located outside of the Lobby Bar and in the Sky Garden, are lit and running all the time.
Jewels of Royalty Series – On Saturday, May 25 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., the Bergio team will showcase a $500,000 Royalty Necklace which has been bought and worn by princesses and queens. During the event, guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a shopping discount. This event will take place at The Shops at Row, Casino Level and is open to the public.
Topgolf Swing Suite – Get sporty at the largest indoor Topgolf Swing Suite in America. Immerse yourself in virtual golf with target games and 18-hole courses or try your hand at other sports such as baseball and football. Servers deliver food and beverages to your individual bay so you never have to walk away from the action.
For more information about Memorial Day weekend 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.