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Archive for June, 2014

Some Happy News from Ocean City’s Night in Venice!

We could all use some happy news, right? Well here's some that may make you smile. This year's Night In Venice Boat Parade will feature a new category: "The HAPPY DANCE CHALLENGE."  We normally have a number of entertaining dance entries in the Parade. This Challenge should enliven the Parade even more by tying into the viral Happy Dance sensation. We thank the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce for generating the idea. The Best Three entries will be awarded a collector's item loving cup with a happy face engraved on it.  There will be safety precautions emphasized for dance entrants that will be reviewed at the mandatory Night In Venice boat captain's meeting. The Night In Venice Boat Parade will be held on Sat., July 26 starting 7:30 p.m. by the Longport... Read More

Antique Autos, July Jubilee Coming Your Way

Over 300 vintage cars will be featured in Ocean City’s popular ANTIQUE AUTO SHOW set for Sat., June 21 at the Tabernacle Grounds, 6th and Asbury Ave. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 2p.m. at that location and is followed by a Boardwalk Parade from 5th to 14th Sts after 2 p.m. Admission to the show grounds is free. The event has been held here for 59 years and is sponsored by the local chapter of the Antique Automobile Association of America and the City. The show is directed by David Blyler who took over the event from his late father, David Blyler, Sr. The event features an array of vehicles including Model A and Model T Fords, antique military vehicles and cars of just about every make and model, 25... Read More

Miss New Jersey, Jeeps and Fireworks This Week

The MISS NEW JERSEY PAGEANT returns to Ocean City this week. So do an army of Jeeps and a giant fireworks display. The Pageant is set for June 12th to 14th with a Boardwalk Parade on Wed., June 11. All events begin at 7 p.m. The annual Parade features all 24 contestants showing their shoes and dressed in colorful costumes. There will be music, marching units and other features in the popular event. Preliminaries will be held June 12-13 with the finals set for Sat., June 14, at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. All programs start at 7 p.m. The winner will represent the State at the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City. Ocean City will be represented by former Miss Ocean City, Devon Vanderslice and Sarah Ford, former Little Miss and... Read More

Artisans This Weekend, Miss New Jersey to Follow

Members of  The ARTISANS Order of Mutual Protection will visit Ocean City June 6 through 8 for the 69th time.  On Sat., June 7th, they will hold the annual Miss Artisan Pageant to select a young lady to represent the organization for the coming year. The free program starts 8 p.m. at the Music Pier, Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace and is open to the public. It will feature unusual entertainment. A group of professional circus clowns will provide an amusing interlude during the evening. The Artisans will be led by Most Excellent Master Artisan, Theresa Ludwig, who will be presented a “Key to the City” during the evening. Mrs. Ludwig’s father, Gene Geary, was MEMA 30 years ago and recently swore her into office. The Artisans have been very supportive of Ocean City... Read More