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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

Business Persons Plunge Set For May 27

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/18/17 The colorful BUSINESS PERSONS PLUNGE will be held on Friday, May 27, at noon. It will be preceded by lifeguards and city officials gathering on the Ninth Street Beach by the Ocean City Music Pier. Their mission? To officially unlock the ocean for the summer season. This is accomplished by turning a large wooden key in the sand, the reverberations of which destroy any barriers that would keep either fish or bathers from Ocean City waters. Ocean City is not unique in relying on this ceremony. Atlantic City and other shore communities have also “turned the key” to free their waters. What’s unique is the celebration that follows the key-turning, the colorful Business Persons Plunge. Picture several hundred enthusiasts, some dressed in formal attire toting... Read More

Top Celebrity Vacation Spots

Top Celebrity Vacation Spots Americans love celebrities. They’re glamorous. They wear the best clothes, drive the best cars, and eat at the best restaurants. They’re trend setters. When they start wearing floppy hats, we all rush out to get the same. When they decide that floppy hats aren’t in anymore, we donate ours to the thrift store. Vacation spots aren’t any different. Certain places get hot with the glitterati and all of a sudden we want to go there, too. Perhaps we’ll inadvertently rub elbows with the rich and famous. Or at least our friends will be green with envy as they scroll through our Instagram feeds. We know a thing or two about vacations, so we thought we would showcase celebrities’ favorite beaches. With summer rapidly approaching, now is... Read More

Spring Block Party Set For Saturday!

What's Happening in OCNJ - 5/11/16 (May 14) THE SPRING BLOCK PARTY will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday from 5th to 14th Streets on Asbury Avenue. More than 350 crafters, food vendors, music, free pony rides for children and more. Pony rides at the Ocean City Tabernacle grounds and entertainment at cross streets runs 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Public Service Booths will be located on 9th Street between Asbury and Central avenues. Event held rain or shine. For more information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ. (May 13-14) There will be BOARDWALK AND DOWNTOWN MERCHANT TABLE SALES from 6th to 14th Streets on the Boardwalk and Asbury Ave. (No outside vendors.) (May 13) A NIGHT OF ROCK ’N ROLL, an oldies concert at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, at 7... Read More