ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Entertainment Atlantic City turns Halloween into HalloQueen this year, hosting OUT in AC, a weekend of LGBT-themed parties and events, October 29th through 31st. A bevy of gay royalty will be on hand to celebrate the Fall Carnival including "The Queen of All Media" Perez Hilton, Queens of Comedy Margaret Cho and Sandra Bernhard, in addition to Whitney Cummings, Jersey Shore's Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Richie Rich and more.
The weekend begins Friday night with Perez Hilton's popular "One Night In" concert series at Showboat's House of Blues. Perez Hilton's past "One Night In" events in London, Toronto and Los Angeles have featured celebrity performances by Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Katy Perry. Perez promises a pageant to remember at his Jersey show, replete with marquee talent and special surprises to be announced.
"I am thrilled and very anxious to be hosting my first-ever 'One Night In… New Jersey,'" says celebrity blogger Perez Hilton. "I'm looking forward to bringing to Atlantic City some of my favorite musical acts and special surprises, and since its Halloween weekend, some over-the-top costumes! With two hosting gigs at Harrah's Atlantic City that weekend, I'll have to have some tricks up my sleeve! Double the pressure! Double the fun! I can't wait!"
"We look forward to hosting the second annual OUT in AC weekend at Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah's Resort, Showboat and Bally's. Atlantic City is an entertainment-driven destination and at Harrah's Entertainment it is our mission to provide diverse entertainment to be enjoyed by our customers," said Jennifer Weissman, Regional Vice President of Harrah's Entertainment. "OUT in AC is a great example of the unique programming we offer and we're looking forward to celebrating Halloween weekend in Atlantic City with this great event."
The celebration continues with a charity event at sultry Club Worship at Showboat with DJ Larry Tee spinning for Charity Monster. Proceeds will benefit the GLSEN Hi Tops, a local charity that provides a safe zone for youth facing difficulties at home or school because they are gay. Later on, the party at Atlantic City's premiere nightlife venue, The Pool After Dark at Harrah's Resort, will be hosted by everyone's favorite side-kick, the nugget of all nuggets, Chuy Bravo from Chelsea Lately.
Saturday's festivities kick off early, as famed designer Richie Rich presents a Poolside extravaganza featuring boys in Speedos and DJ Lina on the decks at The Loft at The Pool. Meanwhile, The Pier Shops at Caesars will host Shopping's Night Out, offering discounts at select luxury brand retailers throughout the day. At 8pm, Margaret Cho and Sandra Bernhard take the stage for The Queens of Comedy show at Caesars Maximus Theatre. Afterward, celebrity DJ Mia Moretti will spin at the official Queens of Comedy afterparty at Mia Restaurant at Caesars.
Immediately following the show will be a cocktail reception at The Pool at Harrah's Resort again hosted by the notorious Perez Hilton. Then, the all-night revelry continues as celebrity DJ Tracy Young ignites the dance floor at Showboat's Club Worship, with a special performance by Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kim Zolciak. The Jersey Shore star Jenni "JWoww" Farley, will be hosting her version of a night OUT in AC, headlining an all-night fist pumping dance extravaganza at ultra hotspot, Dusk nightclub at Caesars.
Halloween Sunday begins with The Hallo-Queen brunch, an all-you-can-eat buffet-style brunch at Caesars Forum Lounge, featuring legendary drag queen Joey Arias, followed by a Tea Dance at Dusk, where DJ Lina returns to help guests end the weekend right.
Tickets to most OUT in AC events will be available for purchase beginning today while remaining ticketed events will be on sale later in the week. Tickets for all events are available at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-736-1420. A discounted weekend pass, offering entrance to all events, is also available. Additionally, discounted room rates are available for 25% off by entering the offer code "OUTINAC" when making reservations. All events are restricted to persons 21 years of age and older.
For more information regarding OUT in AC and other events hosted by Harrah's Entertainment Atlantic City, please visit http://www.harrahs.com/getoutinac.
About Harrah's Entertainment
Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. is the world's largest provider of branded casino entertainment through operating subsidiaries. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada 70 years ago, Harrah's has grown through development of new properties, expansions and acquisitions, and now owns or manages casino resorts on four continents The company's properties operate primarily under the Harrah's, Caesars and Horseshoe brand names; Harrah's also owns the London Clubs International family of casinos and the World Series of Poker. On January 28, 2008, Harrah's Entertainment was acquired by affiliates of private-equity firms TPG Capital and Apollo Global Management.
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