The Ocean Resorts Casino in Atlantic City hosted Gameacon 2018 for the first time, after a few years at another AC resort. Between October 19-21 Gameacon attracted to the Jersey Shore a mix of gaming enthusiasts, indie developers, vendors, interactive game providers and more! The convention floor was shared by four different attractions: The gaming “arena”, the VR games, the indie developers and the vendors.
Gameacon is a rather new convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey celebrating video gaming and fan culture with a special emphasis on independent game development. It will feature the newest gaming technology, video and tabletop games for professionals and fans. It opens October 19, 2018 with an industry-only day, and it’s open to the public on October 20 and 21, all at the Ocean Resort Casino. Don’t miss the VR experience, laser tag, cosplay and Fortnite tournament!
Camelback Resort, America’s #1 family adventure resort, is thrilled to announce its 2018 “Monster Mountain” Halloween adventures – three haunted houses, the USA’s only haunted Monster Coaster with 3D holograms, Lights Out Zip Lines and Camelback’s Big Séance with medium Jennifer Zuhowski. Camelback’s Monster Mountain runs Thursdays through Sundays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. – starting on September 28, 2018 through October 31st 2018.
Red Bank RiverCenter in conjunction with the Red Bank restaurant community is excited to announce RiverCenter Restaurant Week, a town-wide celebration of flavorful fall fare. Visitors, residents and patrons alike are invited to tempt their taste buds from Monday, October 8 through Thursday, October 18 (excluding Fri., Oct. 12 and Sat., Oct. 13) with a delectable array of prix-fixe selections at a variety of Red Bank eateries, including Bistro of Red Bank, Bombay River, Buona Sera, Danny’s Steakhouse & Sushi, The Downtown, Dublin House, Front St. Trattoria, La Pastaria, Neapoli Restaurant, Patrizia’s of Red Bank, Siam Garden, Teak, Temple Gourmet Chinese, and via45.
Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson NJ will debut its biggest and scariest Fright Fest in park history in 2018. The Northeast’s Largest Halloween party runs weekends and select days September 15 through October 31 featuring more than 25 Halloween-themed shows and attractions, including the terrifying Hell Fest maze, newly-themed haunted houses, a heart-pounding new show, and the 20th season of the iconic, live, stage spectacular – Dead Man’s Party.
This fall Oktoberfest takes over Morey’s Piers in Wildwood with three consecutive weekends of German-themed revelry, live entertainment, a kids “Rootbier Garten” activity area and much more. On Friday, September 21, 2018 at 5:00pm the annual festivities kick-off with a ceremonial keg tapping of Warsteiner beer, live entertainment from Late Last Night, and the Morey family clad in lederhosen. Special guest Helmut Fricker, a German yodeler and alphorn player, will also be joining the opening weekend festivities.
August 2018 events at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ include the TobyMac concert, the Great Coaster Race, a Carribbean concert, food&brew festival, FrightFest auditions and more.