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Philippine Tribute Brings Free Shows to Boardwalk

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/20/16 https://youtu.be/RDoRa6KAeGo (July 23) Ocean City’s 7th annual Tribute to the Philippines will bring plenty of free boardwalk entertainment to the city on Saturday. Opening ceremonies are set for 10 a.m. in front of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.  This will include a welcome by Mayor Jay Gillian and comments by Consul General Mario DeLeon of the Philippine Consulate in New York. What follows will be approximately four hours of unique entertainment. The Rowan College FilAm Dancers will kick off the show with their spectacular routines. And I am not exaggerating “spectacular.” These are dances where performers hop between clacking boards to music. Imagine two ten foot 2x3s held by assistants at both ends. When the boards are clacked together the dancers jump out, when... Read More

Guide to Night in Venice on Saturday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/14/16 PARADE ROUTE: The colorful decorated regatta begins at the Longport Bridge at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Boats travel along the bayfront and through lagoons to Tennessee Avenue. WHERE TO VIEW: Free grandstand seating is available along street ends from Battersea Rd. to 16th St. and also at Tennessee Ave. Get there early. Available on a first come, first served basis. Streets include Battersea, North St., 1st St., 2nd St. Marina, 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th,15th, 16th Sts. and Tennessee Avenue. Viewing is also available from Bayside Center, 520 Bay Ave. The Good Tymes Band will entertain. Crafts and games for children. Gates open 4:30 p.m. Admission is children under 12, $3, adults, $7. For tickets, call (609) 399-6111; visit  www.ocnj.us/boxoffice or stop at the City... Read More

Night in Venice Scheduled for July 16

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/6/16 Night In Venice is just 10 days away, so now is the time to enter your decorated boat or home in the colorful event if you haven’t already done so. And it’s easy. To register your entry, go to www.ocnj.us/NIV/ or call (609) 399-6111. There is no entry fee. Home participants must pick up a commemorative mug and mandatory house number sign before the parade. Boat owners receive a free photo of their boat in the parade, a mug and a $50 decorating card. The boat and home competition is one of the largest events of its kind in the world and one of the few remaining regattas of its kind in the country. It was started in 1954 to celebrate the City’s Diamond Jubilee... Read More

Fourth of July Events and More

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odA4eawuJJs[/embed] What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/29/16 (June 29) TWO-TIME TONY NOMINEE TO HEADLINE BROADWAY ON THE OC BOARDWALK An evening of theatrical favorites will come to life as professional members of the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company's (OCTC) 2016 Season join Broadway Star Mary Testa in a salute to Broadway. The event scheduled for 7:30 PM on Wednesday, June 29, at the historic Ocean City Music Pier. Ticket prices range from $25-$20 with proceeds benefiting the 501(c)3 Greater Ocean City Theatre Company. For tickets call 609-399-6111 or log onto www.OCNJ.us/boxoffice. (July 2) The British Invasion rolls into Ocean City to help us enjoy an early start to the holiday. BEATLEMANIA NOW will perform at 7 p.m. at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Recapture the mood of the legendary Beatles... Read More

Antique Autos Return Saturday; Fourth of July Events

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6CB0K5OU2M&feature=youtu.be[/embed] What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/22/16 (JUNE 25) Ocean City’s 66th annual ANTIQUE AUTO SHOW will be held at the Tabernacle Grounds, 6th Street and Asbury Ave., from 9.a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 300 vintage vehicles will be displayed, followed by a Boardwalk Parade. For information, call (609) 399-6111. (June 27-July 1) A very popular free event, JULY JUBILEE, provides a week of fun contests leading into the Fourth of July Celebration. No registration required. All contests start 11 a.m. at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. The contests challenge participants to sculpt something unusual out of the following: Mon. June 27, Saltwater Taffy; Tues. June 28 French Fries; Wed. June 29, “That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles” giant cookies, plus Super Hero and Super Villain Impersonation contests; Thurs. June... Read More

Miss NJ Pageant Here Through Saturday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/15/16 The Miss New Jersey Pageant gets underway in Ocean City on Wednesday, June 15. The Pageant's parade is set for the Boardwalk starting at 7 p.m. from Fifth Street to 14th Street. Contestants will compete in the Pageant with preliminaries (June 16 and 17) and finals Saturday (June 18). All events start at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased by calling 1-866-967-8167 or online at www.missnewjersey.net. (Until June 16) RESTAURANT WEEK continues in Ocean City.  More than 25 restaurants will offer fixed-price menus during the promotion. Some include two meals for one price, others discounted prices. To see a list of restaurants and menus, visit www.eatinocnj.com. (June 19) Ocean City Pops presents OPENING NIGHT FEATURING DEANA MARTIN, popular entertainer and daughter of Dean Martin. She... Read More

Restaurant Week in Ocean City, Miss NJ Pageant Next

Throwback Thursday Video

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyqxueeuSpo[/embed] What's Happening in Ocean City 6/8/16 (June 10-16) RESTAURANT WEEK: Relax at one of Ocean City's fine restaurants and enjoy an outstanding meal. Choose from participating Ocean City Restaurant members fixed price menus. Visitors will be able to sample a variety of eateries at discounted prices during Ocean City Restaurant Week from Friday (June 10) through Thursday (June 16). More than 25 participating restaurants will offer special prix fixe (fixed price) menus during the promotion - some include two meals for one price, others offer discounted prices. To see a list of restaurants and menus, visit eatinocnj.com. The promotion provides a good opportunity to try new places and or return to old favorites in Ocean City before the peak summer crowds arrive. Visit www.eatinocnj.comfor more information. (June 11) SHOW US YOUR... Read More

Flower Show This Weekend at Music Pier

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/2/16 The OCEAN CITY FLOWER SHOW will be staged for the 44th time Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 at the Ocean City Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Admission is free. This year’s theme is “Island Hopping.” Show hours are 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The complete schedule and additional information about the show can be accessed http://gardenclubocnj.wordpress.com. (June 2) WONDER’S BIRTHDAY BASH at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier, 6th and Boardwalk, from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The event features a free fireworks display at 9 p.m. All rides 2 tickets. Wonder Bear, the park mascot, will be available all night for photos. (All of June) The Ocean Arts Center, 17th... Read More

Memorial Day Service May 30 at Veterans Park

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/25/16 Ocean City’s annual Memorial Day Service will be held May 30 at Veterans Memorial Park, Fifth Street and Wesley Avenue, starting at 11 a.m. In the event of rain, the program will be moved across the street to the Ocean City Tabernacle auditorium. Chief Master Sgt. (ret.) Michael Francis of the Air National Guard, veterans liaison to U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, will be guest speaker. He will talk about numerous assistance programs available to veterans. (May 27) The colorful BUSINESS PERSONS PLUNGE will be held on Friday at noon at the Ninth Street Beach by the Music Pier. It will be preceded by lifeguards and city officials who will meet there and turn a large wooden key to officially unlock the ocean for the summer... Read More