Gay and Lesbian

Welcome to Atlantic City, one of the best gay destinations on the East Coast. The New Jersey Civil Union law went into effect February 19, 2007. Travel to Atlantic City to hold your ceremony, while you are here be sure to enjoy the wonderful Atlantic City events & entertainment, from cultural to nightlife and everything in between.

AC is a great destination for gay and lesbian vacations, offering the best casinos, restaurants and clubs. The resorts are world-class and many cater to both the straight and LGBT customer. Take a trip to Atlantic City and you’ll find great nightlife and events that are marketed to same-sex couples.

The famed Atlantic City Boardwalk runs over 4 miles, making it the longest in the world. Take a stroll and enjoy the vendors and sights along the way. Atlantic City is convenient to prominent East Coast cities: AC is 60 miles from Philadelphia, 125 miles from New York, and 175 miles from Washington, DC.

Miss'd America Pageant

Miss’d America PageantThe Greater Atlantic City GLBT Alliance and Schultz-Hill Scholarship Foundation was pleased to present the Atlantic City Miss'd America Pageant this past September at the Music Hall at the House of Blues. Miss Victoria “Porkchop” Parker as the new Miss’d America. Originally a fundraiser and spoof of the world-famous Miss America Pageant, this hilarious event features drag queens strutting down the world's most famous runway. Details for the 2014 pageant will be announced early next year.


Out in ACAt Caesars Atlantic City, you're invited to just be you. We welcome our guests with open arms, and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for gay and lesbian vacations where everyone's free to get away and play.

Civil Union Information

Jean Muchanic, Officiant
Jean Muchanic, Executive Director of Absecon Lighthouse in Atlantic City, has recently become an ordained minister. Jean is certified to perform weddings and civil unions at Absecon Lighthouse, or at a site chosen by the intended partners. Ceremonies are customized to fit the particular religious or non-denominational needs of clients. For information call 609-449-1360.

Jeff George, Officiant
Jeff George is an ordained, non-denominational, interfaith minister specializing in weddings, and civil unions, at sea and on the beach. Couples may customize a ceremony to fit their exact needs, or choose from several intimate ceremonies created by Jeff. For more information, call 609-576-0044.

New Jersey Civil Union Information
Application and Requirements
The New Jersey Civil Unions law went into effect February 19, 2007. Travel to Atlantic City, one of the East Coast’s top gay destinations, to hold your ceremony and while you are here enjoy the wonderful attractions the city has to offer ranging from cultural to nightlife and everything in between.