Atlantic City’s uber-popular retro dance club Boogie Nights is celebrating its five year anniversary with special events from Thursday, May 18, through Saturday, May 20.

This groovy dance club centered around the far out days of the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s will have live performances, a costume contest, drink specials and much more throughout the three-day celebration.

During ‘90s Night starting 10 p.m. Thursday, dance to your favorites performed live by Larger Than Life, with selections from the Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, New Kids on the Block and more.

Then 9 p.m. Friday, party at the Retro Fashion Ball where you can dance to past hits as wild neon lights flash around the room. A costume contest will also take place, and those with the best ‘70s and ‘80s costumes will win prizes.

The final part of the Boogie Nights Anniversary Party celebration will take place 9 p.m. Saturday, with live performances by your favorite Boogie Nights characters such as a Michael Jackson, Prince, George Michael, Roller Girl and Mr. Boogie. Snap photos of your favorite Boogie Nights celebrities as they make their way down the red carpet, and enjoy champagne specials throughout the evening.

Cover charges are $5 for Thursday, $5 from 9 to 10 p.m. Friday, then $10 after that; $10 from 9 to 10 p.m. Saturday and $15 after. Boogie Nights is located inside Tropicana Atlantic City, 2831 Boardwalk. Go to

—Jacklyn McQuarrie

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