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Archive for August, 2017

Tickets on Sale for Gymnastics Expo on Sept. 16

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/29/17 Olympic gymnastics gold medalists Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson will be featured at a Gymnastics Expo on the Ocean City Music Pier on Sept. 16, 2017. The Expo is open to all young gymnasts and will include a question-and-answer session, tips on skills and an array of vendors. Tickets ($35) are on sale now. There are two sessions from which to choose: 9 a.m. to noon or 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before each session. Tickets ($30) for an exclusive meet-and-greet (that includes a chance to take a photo with the stars and get an autograph) are also available. Visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, call 609-399-6111 or stop by any of the city's welcome centers (City Hall, Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the... Read More

Fireworks to Light Up the Late Summer in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/22/17 On the second-to-last weekend of the traditional season, the Ocean City Boardwalk Merchants Association will thank customers with a special fireworks display starting at 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. Summer once again has flown by, and the fireworks will provide a fitting finale to a night on the boardwalk catching up on all the fun, fashion and food you may have missed earlier in the summer. The show will be launched from a barge stationed off the Ocean City Music Pier. The display will be best viewed from the beach or boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street. The fun this week begins on Wednesday (Aug. 23) with the newest installment of Wacky Wednesday. This version of the weekly family event asks participants to use their... Read More

Pageantry and Beach Boys Concerts Highlight Week of Fun in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/16/17

Congratulations to our new Miss Ocean City, 18-year-old Madison Kennelly, who was crowned Saturday on the Ocean City Music Pier. Another week of pageantry in Ocean City includes the Miss Crustacean Beauty Pageant on Wednesday and the Little Miss Ocean City Pageant on Friday. The original beauty contest for crustaceans moves to the evening this year. In an annual tradition, Ocean City celebrates the beauty of hermit crabs with contestants vying for the coveted Cucumber Rind Cup. All families, kids, businesses and organizations are invited to enter their crustacean in the competition on Wednesday, August 16. Usually a morning event, the pageant moves to 6 p.m. this year on the beach at Sixth Street. Registration is free and starts at 5:30 p.m. The pageant promotes... Read More

Disney Junior’s Choo Choo Soul Leads 108th Annual Ocean City Baby Parade on Thursday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/9/17 The 108th annual Baby Parade is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, August 10, and the tradition offers a chance for parents to show off Ocean City's newest generation. The parade will feature more than 100 children cruising the Ocean City Boardwalk in themed strollers, wagons and floats. Genevieve Goings and Constantine "DC" Abramson, the stars of Disney Junior's "Choo Choo Soul," will serve as grand marshals for the parade, which also will include marching bands, performers, decorated floats and an array of special guests. The parade is free to watch from either side of the boardwalk. Spectators are welcome to bring beach chairs to watch from the railing along the ocean side of the boardwalk. The parade will start at Sixth Street with children finishing at... Read More

Boardwalk Art Show and Art of Surfing Festival This Weekend

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/2/17 ocnj app Discover everything Ocean City, NJ has to offer with the new Ocean City NJ Vacation app! This app helps you discover everything Ocean City, NJ has to offer during your beach vacation. Ocean City was voted the best beach in America by Coastal Living magazine! Download on on the App Store or get it on Google Play.  The 55th annual Boardwalk Art Show will be held Friday through Sunday (August 4 to 6) on the boardwalk between Eighth Street and 13th Street. The celebration of the arts will include a newer event - the Art of Surfing Festival - Thursday to Saturday (August 3 to 5) at the Ocean City Music Pier. The Boardwalk Art Show features... Read More