Gina Roche

Celebrate the end of tax season with a well-deserved cocktail and live music by Gina Roche at Rush Lounge.

Even if you get a tax refund, doing taxes is stressful. And if you owe? Then mid-April can be positively depressing. Instead of moping over your financial hits alone, commiserate with friends, or better yet, find a way to celebrate. After all, it won’t be tax time again for another year. Here are five ways to have fun Monday night, after your returns are filed.

1 Rush Lounge. With $9 featured cocktails including Irish Mules, Orange Creamsicles and Elevated Margaritas, a chill atmosphere, and live music with Gina Roche at 8 p.m. on Tax Day — Monday, April 15 — head to Rush Lounge at Golden Nugget Atlantic City for a soothing, stress-free evening. Located at Huron Avenue and Brigantine Boulevard in Atlantic City. Go to GoldenNugget.com for more.

2 Premier. Need to kick things into high gear and get your dancing moves on? Head to Premier at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for a party with Kid Conrad on the night of Tax Day. If it’s been a particularly grueling day, request table service for some well-deserved VIP treatment. Located at 1 Borgata Way in Atlantic City. Go to PremierBorgata.com for more information.

3 Eden Lounge. If you’re looking for a good happy hour to mourn your tax returns, head to Eden Lounge for $5 Herradura shots, $5 drafts, $7 Malibu and Absolut cocktails and $7 wines from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Tax Day, when LeCompt Dueling Pianos are playing.

4 Tango’s. Want to sip premium cocktails at an expansive luxe bar? Head to Tango’s Lounge at Tropicana Atlantic City and enjoy a Tax Day happy hour from 3 to 7 p.m. that includes $4 select drafts, $5 domestic bottled beer, $6 imported bottles, $6 select wine and $7 select cocktails, as well as music from the Beth Tinnon Duo. Located at 2831 Boardwalk in Atlantic City. Go to Tropicana.net for more.

5 Lobby Bar. Need to do a little bit of people watching? On Tax Night, head to Lobby Bar, smack at the center of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, where you can meet up with friends, or meet some new ones. And, of course, enjoy a cocktail and kick back to tunes by McGill & Co. Located at 1000 Boardwalk. Go to HardRockHotelAtlanticCity.com.

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