Boardwalk Hall

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City: Address, Phone Number, Boardwalk Hall Reviews: 4/5

Boardwalk Hall
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Concerts • Sports Complexes • Architectural Buildings
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Boardwalk Hall is a multi-purpose facility located on the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk and features the 141,000-square-foot main arena with a capacity of 14,770 seats as well as the 23,100-square-foot Adrian Phillips Theater with a capacity of 3,200. Constructed in 1929 as the country’s original convention center, for 85 years Boardwalk Hall has dazzled guests and residents of Atlantic City with legendary stage icons such as Elton John, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, and the Beatles. In 2001, a $90-million restoration project was completed to transform the original convention hall into its current state as a modern special events arena capable of hosting concerts, sporting events and family shows. Boardwalk Hall is owned and funded by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides both Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Boardwalk Hall.
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Meek M
Brooklyn, NY36 contributions
Exit Wasn't Good
Oct 2021
I attended a comedy show during the long weekend. The show nice. The drink prices are high, not worth it to me. The seating is good. I had a major issue with exit strategy. Everyone had to use the same exit. It was over a thousand people exiting the same area. Very unsafe for more reasons than COVID. There were so many staircases where folks could have exited. We've done that in the past. I hope they rethink their exit strategy for future events.
Written October 12, 2021
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Reynald P
12 contributions
Not open
Jun 2021
Not even open to the public. construction on the façade. Just a big billboard with signs in all the windows.
Written June 22, 2021
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Sylvia
6 contributions
Statue
May 2021 • Family
The statue, pictured is the only good thing. Apart from that, everything is in disrepair. The place is surrounded by people of no fixed home address.
Written May 12, 2021
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MangiaGuy
PA131 contributions
Not a great place for music and concerts
Feb 2020
We saw Celine Dion there in Feb 2020. Old building that had all kinds of issues like plumbing problems in the bathrooms the night we were there. Most seats on the sides are uncomfortable and it is hard to see the stage. But they were still expensive. The staff will not even allow you to take drinks inside the venue (even water) unless in plastic cups. There are way better places to see concerts - this place is in need of a lot of work.
Written March 4, 2020
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Nancy C
Barrington, NJ1 contribution
Kane Brown Worldwide Beautiful Tour
Mar 2020 • Friends
Great venue! The view of the stage is good from all seats. We met 3 very friendly staff members and enjoyed the concert!!!
Written March 3, 2020
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Sylvie B
Lancaster, PA159 contributions
Show Celine Dion
Feb 2020
The hall is poor in acoustic. We went for the Celine Dion show and sincerely I am pretty sure this is more for sport game than music. This is my opinion so may be that will be ok for others
Written February 24, 2020
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LenKarenPittsburghPa
Pittsburgh, Pa17 contributions
Take the Curator's tour of world's largest musical instrument
Jan 2020
We took the 2 hour behind-the-scenes curator's tour (Wednesdays at 10:00 AM). The tour was amazing and the volunteers did an excellent job showing off the largest organ (and largest musical instrument period) on the planet. The organ is undergoing restoration and you get to see the workshop as well as the rooms with the pipes (they range in size from 3/8" to 64 feet high). The tour is followed by a 30 minute organ concert. Very well worth the time. Also, the tour is free with a suggested donation of $10/person to be used towards the restoration.
Written January 31, 2020
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tda1990
New York City, NY75 contributions
Should've brought an ipod...
Jan 2020
to listen to the artists on stage songs - as the sound in this place was HORRIBLE! This was my 2nd event here (2 TOTALLY different ends of the spectrum) and each time, I was disappointed.

Saw KidzBop there last year, though it was pop tunes and kids voices so maybe that was why my ears hurt. Saw an old school Hip Hop concert last weekend and same thing! Terrible sound. Most of these artists have been in the business for a long time and even recognized it by going acapella! The sound seemed to have improved by the end of the night but I sincerely think my ears just compensated and adjusted to the bad sound.

For a 4 hour event, and music enthusiasts, we were not pleased. Going to buy rounds of $13 or $18 dollar drinks (twice) did not help, so now my ears and my wallet hurts. The main thing I was glad for, was buying the single seats in section 118 (the arm rests did not stay in the up position - worn down) as we did not have to deal with folks walking by us in the tight regular rows of seats. Be ware of the top single seat though (KK), as if the patrons in the row above kick your chair or spill a drink, its going all over your jacket/you. Your head is at their foot level.

The bathrooms, were bathrooms. no news here.
Written January 23, 2020
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Dahlicia H
Washington DC, DC3 contributions
Horrible Horrible Sound
Jan 2020 • Friends
Attended the All Star Hip Hop show ... sound was absolutely horrible. I didn’t enjoy it at all bc you could barely hear what the rappers was singing...will not be returning next year. However, Dougie Fresh’s performance was OUTSTANDING
Written January 20, 2020
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sandra
4 contributions
Boardwalk
Dec 2019
The boardwalk was nice, they have a little shuttle bus that can take u up and down the boardwalk only 6.00 for all day.
Written December 12, 2019
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