Atlantic City Hosts Seafood Festival, Miss America, Triathlon, Pirates
The popular casino and resort community on the Jersey shore hosts a wide variety of entertainment on the weekend of September 13th and 14th, 2014. Known as America’s Playground, Atlantic city hosts the Miss America pageant, a seafood festival, an international triathlon, and pirate adventure on this unique weekend of fun.
Seafood Festival Returns To Atlantic City September 13-14, 2014
Bader Field will host the Atlantic City Seafood Festival 2014. Its second year should feature more than 100 restaurants. See last years video on the Seafood Festival below.
This is now a city wide event featuring local restaurants, chefs, seminars, and sea faring experiences. This is a family friendly event so arrive hungry, thirsty, and ready for fun. Watch celebrity chefs, enjoy wonderful food, beers, and wines. This year there are more amusements, more restaurants, and more entertainment. Atlantic City is America’s playground on the New Jersey shore. The festival dates were picked to enhance the experience of Atlantic City on the weekend of September 13-14. The festival partners with the AC TRI (triathlon) event , Pirates and Privateers Weekend, and is ongoing during the Miss America Beauty Pageant. The festival is free to enter but you may need to buy tickets for food, amusements, and some of the most popular event attractions.
Atlantic City Hosts Miss America Pageant September 14, 2014
Miss America 2015 will be crowned Sunday night, September 14th on live ABC TV. The contestants will spend several days in Atlantic City participating in various activities including the swimsuit competition, talent show, and the Saturday shoe parade. The Miss America organization supports the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The pageant began back in 1921. Until recently it was always held in Atlantic City. Between 2005 and 2012 it was held in Las Vegas. It returned to Atlantic City in 2013. Nina Davuluri (Miss New York) is the current reigning champion and first Indian American Miss America. After a fun filled day at the seafood festival this pageant at Boardwalk Hall will make it a day to remember.
Atlantic City Triathlon Sponsored By Delmo Sports Runs September 14, 2014
Partnering with the seafood festival is one of the country’s best Triathlon events. Atlantic City Triathlon involves four events. The Sprint Triathlon event is an inspirational Para 1/4 mile swim, 10 mile bike race, and 5k run. The featured event is an International Triathlon involving a 1 mile swim, 20 mile bike race, and 10k run. The Aquabike involves a 1 mile swim and 20 mile bike race. Also will be a Kid’s Race with a 1/2 mile run, 2 mile bike race, and 1/2 mile run. Added this year is a Saturday Paddle AC 10k paddleboard race.
New Jersey Pirates & Privateer Weekend in Atlantic City
Also partnering with the seafood festival is the Pirates and Privateer weekend on September 13th and 14th, 2014. See historical demonstrations such as The Crewe of the Archangel and Kingdom of Lucerne. Do you want to participate? This is one event where your pirate costume is welcome. If you want to act out your pirate fantasy contact [email protected] .
Hope you enjoy these fall things to do as we countdown to Halloween Day 192. Spend the weekend on the Jersey shore for lots of Atlantic City fun and excitement.