Best Ways To Celebrate Father's Day Weekend In Atlantic City

Written By Stephanie Loder on June 15, 2022
Father's Day In AC

Father’s Day gifts can be among the most difficult to find.

After all, how many neckties can one man own?

If you want to make Father’s Day weekend 2022 a game changer for dad, or the father figure in your life, consider a trip to Atlantic City casinos.

There’s plenty to do, from dining to shopping.

If you haven’t found the time for dad lately, it’s time to make time.

Father’s Day weekend is celebrated June 19.

Some simple ideas for an Atlantic City visit include:

  • Stroll the Boardwalk
  • Step onto the sand where the beach is free
  • Step into a restaurant for breakfast, lunch or dinner with a special Father’s Day menu
  • Make a digital photo album of the day or weekend if you stay

If sports, music, food, or the Atlantic Ocean are among dad’s favorites, there is something for everyone to do this Father’s Day weekend.

From Historic Gardner’s Basin to Steel Pier on the more than 150-year-old Atlantic City Boardwalk, there is a much or as little as you want to do when spending time with dad.

Check out some of the top things to do in Atlantic City for Father’s Day below:


Capriccio, which has earned national accolades as a op US casino restaurant, offers online reservations for a Father’s Day dinner.

Dad gets a choice from a 3-course menu. He can select from salad, shrimp scampi ravioli with shaved rReggiano, or oysters to start, followed by dinner choices of tomahawk ribs, stuffed flounder Francaise, and herb-rubbed lamb.

Yes, there are desert choices: sticky bun bread pudding or bananas foster gelato.

The cost is $85 per person.


Show dad a kid-friendly Father’s Day fun time at Lucky Snake Arcade at Showboat in Atlantic City.

No reservations are required, and the arcade is open to all ages. If you are a kid and your budget is tight, games range in price from $1 to $10.

The arcade features 85,0000 square feet of arcade space and classic games from the 1980s through today: virtual reality, Pac-Man, basketball, and Skee-Ball.

Check out the new indoor raceway located inside the Lucky Snake and take dad for a lap or two. The indoor racing facility offers memberships and specials like 10 laps for $25.

Ocean Casino Resort

Would dad rather be golfing? Topgolf Swing Suite inspires competition and fun.

It’s perfect for just you and dad – or an entire family.

Interactive games on large flatscreens include baseball, hockey, golf, and zombie dodgeball. Food and drinks, including snow crab legs and patty melts, are available.

Sunday hours are noon-10 p.m. The price is $50 per hour (up to eight guests).


Give dad a chance to make some easy cash with Bally’s Million Dollar Summer promotion.

There’s a chance to win up to $250,000, and a $1 Million grand prize. New Bally Rewards members play free the first time. Drawings are held every Saturday beginning at 10 p.m. June 18.

Ten lucky winners will get a chance to spin the wheel.


Butter the popcorn, grab an extra-large soda and a comfy seat in the IMAX Theater.

IMAX is the only movie theater in Atlantic City, and it’s located inside The Quarter.

Father’s Day weekend options include offers “Jurassic World: Dominion,” “Lightyear” and “The Last Glaciers” documentary. Tickets and movie times are online.

And if you’re hungry before or after the movie, the Trop offers plenty of dining options.


Need to massage dad a little?

Schedule a trip to The Spa at Harrah’s Atlantic City.

The Spa is a perfect pick to indulge in relaxation and offers wellness with esthetic services, and customized body treatments. Hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and p.m. Sunday.

And if the entire group is 21 and over, the day can include spending the afternoon at The Pool. The entry fee is $20 per person for non-hotel guests.


Mandy Moore headlines at Borgata Father’s Day weekend with a show on June 18 at the Music Box.

If dad is a fan, her hit song “I Wanna Be With You” also will be a hit with him. Showtime is 7 p.m.

Tickets ($54.52) are available online.

Hard Rock

Give dad an overnight stay, that leaves more time to talk or hit the casino floor.

Hard Rock offers hotel rooms and suites with the trappings of rock and roll life,

There are special weekend rates available too, which provides time to relax, and plan the next day’s adventure.

Plus the Beach Bar is now open for the season.

Golden Nugget

The early Father’s Day  Atlantic City forecast is calling for sunny skies and a high of 77 degrees. Sounds perfect for siting on the deck. And not just any deck.

The Deck Bay Bayfront Bar & Restaurant overlooking the Farley State Marina offers the perfect scenic backdrop for quality time with the family. Food and drinks are available for purchase.

There is daily live entertainment.

No need to make reservations. Opens daily at noon.


If dad is a Phillies, Yankees or Mets fan, grabbing a couple seats at the Caesars Sportsbook inside the Wild Wild West Casino might not be a bad idea (as long as everybody is over 21).

The space offers an immersive experience for sports fans featuring an 18-by-98-foot LED screen.There is more than 15,228 square feet of sports betting space. The venue also has five private fan caves with multiple televisions and games.

Dad can place his moneyline or parlay wager at one of the betting windows or kiosks before first pitch.



Photo by AP/Wayne Parry
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Stephanie Loder is a freelance writer. She has worked as a breaking news reporter, copyeditor, and Metro Editor for Gannett/USAToday in New Jersey and North Carolina.

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