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Business Persons to Plunge on May 25

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/16/18 Wanted: Business Persons to Plunge on May 25 OCNJ Triathlon, HeartWalk and Metal Detecting Hunt This Weekend In a long-standing Ocean City tradition, city officials will turn a ceremonial key to officially “unlock the ocean” for the season at noon Friday, May 25. That will clear the way for a newer tradition: The march of fully clothed business persons into the chilly Atlantic Ocean for the first swim of the summer (to the strains of the Ocean City High School marching band playing “Pomp and Circumstance”). Event organizers are looking to make this year’s Business Persons Plunge the biggest and best ever. Everybody is invited to participate. It’s a chance to get some exposure for your business or organization or just to start Memorial Day Weekend with... Read More

It’s Always Sunny on Martin Z. Mollusk Day

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/9/18 Tickets for 2018 Ocean City Pops Season Go on Sale Saturday Ocean City’s hermit-crab mascot seeks his shadow in a local version of Groundhog Day at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, on the beach at Ninth Street. Martin Z. Mollusk has successfully predicted an early summer every year for more than four decades (sometimes, of course, with the creative use of flashlights by his handlers). Special guest for Martin Z. Mollusk Day will be former Philadelphia Eagles long-snapper Jon Dorenbos, who has impressed the world with his magic performances. Dorenbos may have a few tricks up his sleeve for all those who will be cheering for an early summer. Saturday morning’s program will include a musical performance by the Ocean City Intermediate School Choir and the presence... Read More

Spring Block Party on Saturday in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/2/18 The early weather forecast looks sunny for Ocean City’s Spring Block Party on Saturday. That’s always good news for the premier spring event, which features more than 350 crafters, food vendors, musicians and kids’ activities stretched out over a mile of downtown Asbury Avenue between Fifth Street and 14th Street. The block party runs rain or shine from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5. More than 100 downtown stores will be open for business and have table sales out front. Pony rides for children will be available 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle. Entertainment along the Avenue will include the Tidal Wave Band and the Pennsport String Band, among others. This will be the 36th year for an... Read More

New Sports Memorabilia Show This Weekend Features Four Members of Eagles’ Super Bowl Team

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 4/25/18 Four members of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will greet fans as part of the new Sports Memorabilia & Collection Show on Saturday and Sunday at the Ocean City Music Pier. Running back Corey Clement, Pro Bowl guard Brandon Brooks, tight end Brent Celek and linebacker Mychal Kendricks will be part of the show. Brooks and Celek will be featured in a motorcade down the Ocean City Boardwalk from Sixth Street to 14th Street at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Clement will be available to sign autographs and pose for photos at 1 p.m. April 28 and 1 p.m. April 29. Brooks and Celek will be available at 1:45 p.m. April 28. Kendricks is slotted for 2 p.m. April 29. Tickets for these sessions... Read More

Super Bowl Champion Eagles Players to Visit Ocean City’s New Sports Memorabilia Show on April 28-29

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 4/18/18 American Handcrafts Festival and Beach Sweep on Tap This Weekend Four members of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will greet fans as part of the new Sports Memorabilia & Collection Show on April 28 and April 29 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Running back Corey Clement, Pro Bowl guard Brandon Brooks, former Eagles tight end Brent Celek and linebacker Mychal Kendricks will be part of the show. Brooks and Celek will be featured in a motorcade down the Ocean City Boardwalk from Sixth Street to 14th Street at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Clement will be available to sign autographs and pose for photos (for a fee TBA) from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 28 and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. April 29.... Read More

Doo Dah Parade and Mr. Mature America Pageant Set for Saturday in Ocean City

 What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 4/11/18 Lineup for Summer Concert Series on Music Pier Now Complete Erik Estrada will be grand marshal for the 2018 Doo Dah Parade in Ocean City at noon on Saturday (April 14) and return that night to emcee the Mr. Mature America Pageant. Estrada first captured the hearts of millions of fans worldwide in his six-year run as highway patrol officer Frank Poncherello in the TV series "CHiPs." He has also appeared in numerous other television and motion picture roles, including the new "Armed and Famous" reality series on CBS. His talent and charm will be a perfect fit for Ocean City’s pageant, which mixes self-deprecating humor with nostalgia and talent in a tribute to men ages 55 and older. The Ocean City Music Pier crowd is... Read More

How to Play Mini Golf [Infographic]

Ocean City is a fantastic place for a family vacation — there are beaches, parks, amusement rides and a host of other fun activities for people of all ages to try. One of the most popular things to do is to play miniature golf at one of the city’s many mini golf courses. If you’re not familiar with the game, we’ll give you a breakdown on how to play mini golf, and more importantly, how to win mini golf! How to Play Mini Golf Infographic

 

Start by Judging Your Playing Field

You’re probably not a golf professional, but even if you are, it’s not unusual for pros to take as many as 300 practice shots off a tee before a game — especially a competitive... Read More

It’s Girls Weekend in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 4/4/18 The Event Showcases Downtown Ocean City and Features Miss America and Broadway Star Kelli Rabke The third annual Girls Weekend from Friday to Sunday (April 6 to 8) will showcase all that Ocean City’s downtown retail district has to offer and provide a great reason to escape to the shore early in the season. This year, the event will feature appearances by reigning Miss America Cara Mund and a show by Broadway star Kelli Rabke. Mund will join Ocean City Special Events Coordinator Michael Hartman in hosting the popular Girls Weekend Fashion Show on Friday, April 6. She also will appear at a special free meet-and-greet event on Sunday, April 8. The first woman from North Dakota ever to become Miss America, Mund is a graduate of Brown... Read More

Girls Weekend 2018 in Downtown Ocean City, NJ

It's time to put yourself first! Girls Weekend Downtown on Asbury Avenue between 6th and 14th Streets will take place on Saturday & Sunday, April 7th & 8th!  A Fashion Show kick-off event will take place on Friday, April 6th, 2018 at Glazed Over Studios & The Sneaker Shop located at 704 Asbury Avenue.  A limited number of tickets for the Fashion Show are available for $20 each and they can be purchased in person at the Roy Gillian Welcome Center, City Hall (9th & Asbury), Ta-Dah (1040 Asbury), 7th St. Surf Shop, & Sneaker Shop or by calling (609) 399-1412. Broadway star and Bergen County mom of two young children, Kelli Rabke, will be presenting her show “Defying Gravity”.  The show stars Rabke and she will weave tales of motherhood,... Read More