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Fireworks by Grucci to Illuminate the Atlantic City Skies Over Tropicana Atlantic City to Ring in the New Year!


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (December 22, 2016) –To bring the festivities planned for New Year’s Eve to even grander levels, Tropicana Atlantic City will again be partnering with world-renowned Fireworks by Grucci to brighten the skies over the Atlantic City boardwalk as the clock strikes 9:00 PM! Atlantic City will be sparkling as we welcome in 2017. Tropicana Atlantic City will bring exclusive parties, dinners and celebrations to visitors on New Year’s Eve.

Fireworks by Grucci is a world-renowned, family-owned fireworks performance company that is no stranger to Atlantic City. In the last couple of years, Fireworks by Grucci has teamed up with the Tropicana many times to produce State-of-the-Art shows for people of all ages to enjoy! This year’s New Year’s Eve pyrotechnic extravaganza will dazzle in the sky for approximately ten minutes and promises to be an unforgettable experience to say one last “farewell” to 2016!  With unbeatable views of the fireworks spectacular, head to the Boardwalk between Morris and Iowa Avenues!  The performance will begin at 9:00PM, so all viewers can watch the fireworks before the midnight celebrations begin!

“We are elated to be back at the Tropicana after the summer weekly fireworks series concluded in Atlantic City!” says CEO and Creative Director, Phil Grucci. “It is always a pleasure to showcase our pyrotechnic artistry at a beautiful location such as the Tropicana and the Atlantic City Boardwalk.  The fireworks spectacle will capture the intense energy felt on New Year’s Eve and will inspire people of all ages to come together in celebration!”

If you can’t make it to the Boardwalk at the Tropicana, you can still listen to the synchronized fireworks soundtrack from any viewing location.  Search “Fireworks by Grucci” on Google Play or the App Store, and download the exclusive Grucci performance app.  Five to ten minutes before show time, open the app, click on the Tropicana in the available events list, then listen to the soundtrack in real time as you watch the fireworks extravaganza!

Where: Beachfront at the Tropicana Atlantic City!

When: 9:00 PM on December 31, 2016

Fun Facts

Show Design and Choreography: Phil Grucci

Chief Pyrotechnician: Tony Capri

Number of Hours to Choreograph: 24

Number of Days to Install: 2

Number of Pyrotechnicians: 6

Number of Man Hours to Set-Up: 144

Featured Fireworks: Grucci Grand Illuminations and High Aerial Effects


A great mix of fun, upbeat music featuring Boyz II Men, Flo Rida and Bruno Mars.

About Fireworks by Grucci: Fireworks by Grucci is a sixth-generation, family-owned and operated Fireworks Performance Company with its primary studio and corporate offices in Bellport, New York. Holders of the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Fireworks Display” ever recorded. Known as “America’s First Family of Fireworks,” the Gruccis have transformed the night skies to the delight of millions across the globe since 1850. They are world-renowned for pyrotechnic artistry, scientific innovation and old-fashioned values. Their signature performances include the recent official celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the National Anthem “Star Spangled Spectacular,” in Baltimore, countless performances in and around Las Vegas, NV., seven consecutive U.S. Presidential Inaugurations; the Olympic Games in Beijing, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and Lake Placid; commemorations such as the Centennial of the Statue of Liberty and star-studded extravaganzas including the grand opening the Atlantis Dubai and the Palm Jumeirah Island in the United Arab Emirates. On New Year’s Eve 2013, a stunning performance displaying 479,651 fireworks made its debut above Dubai’s iconic skyline. This coming New Year’s Eve, Grucci will be performing from the Burj Khalifa, the world’s largest building located in Dubai, U.A.E. Additionally, Grucci will perform in Las Vegas for America’s Party, the United States’ largest New Year’s fireworks celebration. The Gruccis achieved their “Largest Fireworks Display” title with this performance and smashed the Guinness Book of World Record’s preceding mark. Phil Grucci currently serves as President, CEO and Creative Director of Fireworks by Grucci, Inc. and Pyrotechnique by Grucci, Inc., the manufacturing entity of the Grucci group of companies.


Fireworks by Grucci, Inc.



About Tropicana Atlantic City

Tropicana Atlantic City is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,047 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre, and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as a “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. More than $90 million in recent property renovations have introduced new guest accommodations in the North and Havana Towers, the spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness and a new High Limit Slot Area.

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About Tropicana Entertainment

Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: TPCA) is a publicly traded company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates eight casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana properties collectively have approximately 7,166 employees, 5,525 rooms, 8,035 slot positions and 304 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tropicana is a majority-owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (NASDAQ:  IEP).  To learn more about Tropicana, visit www.Tropicanacasinos.com.

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