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Annual Memorial Day Weekend Beach Ball Drop at Resorts Casino Hotel Returns with Special Guest Kelsey Grammer

Jamie Hoagland
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Annual Memorial Day Weekend Beach Ball Drop at Resorts Casino Hotel Returns with Special Guest Kelsey Grammer

A weekend filled with thrilling promos, live music, giveaways and much more begins Friday, May 24th

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 29, 2024) – Resorts Casino Hotel is set to kick off the summer like no other! Throughout Memorial Day Weekend, guests will be able to enjoy can’t-miss live entertainment from Sidestory, Candlelight: Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Alter Ego Experience, plus get the chance to Putt Putt for Slot Cash and other prizes. Additionally, guests won’t want to miss out on the Annual Opening of the Sea Ceremony and Beach Ball Drop, where Kelsey Grammer is set to make a special appearance!

Friday, May 24th

Throughout the day, guests can join Resorts Casino Hotel for the official kick-off celebration to start the summer! From Noon – 5:00pm, the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk will be filled with activities and live entertainment including the Annual Opening of the Sea Ceremony, photo opportunities with Kelsey Grammer, music from Sidestory, live model painting, a 95.1 FM WAYV radio remote, a DJ on wheels and Putt Putt for Slot Cash, a competition where guests can take their best shot to win Slot Cash and other prizes. At 5:00pm, Kelsey Grammer will say a few words before the highly anticipated Annual Beach Ball Drop! To top off the night, guests can head inside to Bar One to get their glitter on at the grand opening of The Glitter Bar.

Saturday, May 25th

At 6:30pm & 9:00pm, Candlelight: Featuring Vivaldi’s Four Seasons will bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to the Starlight Room. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Guests hoping to kick off Memorial Day Weekend with the ultimate dance party can look no further than Resorts Casino Hotel. Alter Ego Experience is bringing Top 40 hits from the 70s through the 2000s and beyond, complete with live music, dance and infectious energy, to the Superstar Theater on Saturday, May 25th. Doors open at 7:00pm and the party starts at 8:00pm. Tickets are $35, $45 and $55 and are on sale now via Additionally, Star Card members can enjoy 10X Tier Points from 10:00pm on Saturday, May 25th through 5:59am on Sunday, May 26th. Guests must opt-in at the kiosk prior to playing.

Monday, May 27th

Monday, May 27th marks the official start of Hot Summer Fun! To celebrate the start of a summer filled with sizzling promotions, guests who earn 20 Tier Points throughout the day can head over to the Promotions Booth between 1:00pm – 7:00m to pick up a Hot Summer Fun long sleeve t-shirt. Additionally, guests can head over to The Glitter Bar from 7:00pm – 10:00pm for trivia night!

For more information about Resorts Casino Hotel’s Memorial Day Weekend festivities, visit


The resort that brought gaming to Atlantic City in 1978, Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Property, is a world-class casino offering action and relaxation that keeps the focus on fun. Making history as the first American casino outside of Nevada, Resorts Casino Hotel celebrated its 45th Anniversary in May of 2023. Resorts Casino Hotel is a consistent winner of gaming awards in both Casino Player Magazine and Strictly Slots Magazine. 2013 saw the completion of $130 million in upgrades to Resorts Casino Hotel, including the brand-new, cutting-edge Resorts Conference Center, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Landshark Grill Complex, and the opening of the only full-service bar and restaurant open all year long on the sand side of the Boardwalk Landshark Bar and Grill. In 2018, Resorts also welcomed DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, a popular on-property sportsbook offering guests live, in-game and general sports betting around the world.

Mohegan assumed management of Resorts Casino Hotel in 2012, a move that has set the stage for its return as the most exciting gaming destination in Atlantic City. Boasting a prime location spanning 21 acres at the northern end of the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk, the resort features 942 guest rooms and suites in two hotel towers, an 80,000 square-foot casino, two theaters, 10 restaurants, a food court featuring six eateries, two VIP slot and table player lounges, a casino bar, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, health club and spa, salon, and retail shops. Its 64,000 square feet of technologically advanced meeting space includes 24 meeting and function rooms, most featuring natural light and ocean views, and a 13,000 square-foot ballroom. For more information, visit or call 1.609.340.6300. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram and view us on YouTube.

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