Music Pier Shows Feature Elvis Presley Hits and Straight No Chaser

Music Pier Shows Feature Elvis Presley Hits and Straight No Chaser

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 7/28/21 Music Pier Shows Feature Elvis Presley Hits and Straight No Chaser Elvis Presley’s hits will roar to life on the Ocean City Music Pier stage on Friday and Saturday in the new Broadway musical comedy “All Shook Up,” starring Ocean City Theatre Company’s High School Jr Company. This madcap musical comedy based on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” plays July 30 and 31 at 7:30 p.m. and overflows with rock, gospel, romance and mistaken identities. The musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams and the motorcycle-riding roustabout she falls for. Among the many hits that will have you jumping out of your blue suede shoes are “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog” and “It’s Now or Never.” Tickets are $15 per person and... Read More

2021 Night in Venice Results

2021 Night in Venice Results

2021 Night in Venice Results (Awards can be picked up at City Hall, 861 Asbury Avenue, beginning at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, July 25th) BOAT RESULTS Boat Number, Name of the Boat, Family’s Name and Theme Best in show 25’ and over: #253, Boat Name: Shanti, Toner Family, Theme: Christmas Eve in July Best in show 24’ and under: #224, Boat Name: That What Sea Said, Young & Beiswinger Families, Theme: Gulls Just Wanna Have Fun! Best Lead Boat: #208, Boat Name: Carol B, ACT Engineers, Theme: Martin & Mollie Mollusk Best Commercial: #251, Boat Name: Salty, Mangos & More, Theme: Tropical Tiki Best Non-profit: #215, Boat Name: Reel Fun, OCTC Spotlight Performers Best Decorated 25’ and over 1st Place: #253, Boat Name: Shanti, Toner Family, Theme: Christmas Eve in July 2nd Place: #250, Boat Name: Diablo,... Read More

3-5-7 Day Itineraries for a Trip to OCNJ

3-5-7 Day Itineraries for a Trip to OCNJ

Are you craving sun and sand? There's truly no better place to visit the beach than in Ocean City, New Jersey. Unlike other resort towns, we've curated a family-friendly environment — meaning the whole family can enjoy great activities on the Boardwalk all day and into the night! Whether you're here for three, five or seven days, these Ocean City, New Jersey, itineraries will ease your vacation stress and make for the perfect family trip! Three Days in Ocean City Ocean City is the ideal spot for a three-day vacation, whether you're taking a long weekend off work or visiting as part of a more extended road trip. While three days may seem like a short time for a vacation, you're bound to have a wonderful time in Ocean City. We have the... Read More

Night in Venice Returns to Ocean City for 2021

Night in Venice Returns to Ocean City for 2021

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 7/21/21 Ocean City’s Night in Venice celebration returns on Saturday (July 24, 2021) for the 66th time since it began in 1954 as a way to mark Ocean City’s 75th anniversary. After missing last year’s event, everybody will be excited for the return of the festivities. Just announced on Monday: Kate Flannery, a star of NBC’s “The Office,” will be at the Music Pier on Friday, July 23 for a special meet-and-greet session. Tickets for the event are on sale now. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy the Night in Venice festivities and the Kate Flannery event. When is Night in Venice? The parade starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Where does the parade route begin and end? The boat parade begins near the Ocean City-Longport... Read More

Ocean City Getting Ready for Night in Venice and Baby Parade

Ocean City Getting Ready for Night in Venice and Baby Parade

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 7/14/21 Ocean City Getting Ready for Night in Venice and Baby Parade Ocean City’s Night in Venice celebration returns this year and promises a spectacular evening on the bay. The city’s premier summer event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, July 24. Registration is open to all boat and bayfront home owners who want to participate in this year’s festivities. The optional theme will be “Honoring Our Heroes,” a salute to all those who helped us get through the year. Participants are also encouraged to use last year’s planned “Olympics” theme. A fireworks display will light up the bay and cap off the evening. The boat parade and decorated bayfront home contest provide a chance to be part of the highlight of the summer season in Ocean City.... Read More

Pops, Pink Floyd and Pie-Eating on Tap in Ocean City

Pops, Pink Floyd and Pie-Eating on Tap in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/6/21 The summer fun continues in Ocean City during a week of events for everybody in the family. The Ocean City Pops performed an exceptional free concert at Carey Stadium on Saturday in honor of our nation’s birthday, and a whole new audience got to hear our local orchestra. The official grand-reopening Pops concert at the Ocean City Music Pier is scheduled for Sunday, July 11. A different sort of sound will fill the Music Pier on Monday, July 12 as The Machine performs its tribute to Pink Floyd. The week of family fun begins on “Wacky Wednesday” with Ocean City’s annual pie-eating contest. Here’s more information on all of the week’s events. WEDNESDAY, JULY 7 Ocean City’s “Wacky But Not Tacky” series of Wacky Wednesdays continues at... Read More

Fourth of July Events in Ocean City

Fourth of July Events in Ocean City

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 6/29/21 Fourth of July Events in Ocean City Fireworks will cap off Ocean City’s Fourth of July festivities at 9 p.m. Sunday, July 4. The city is ready to celebrate the return of summer, and the display promises to be spectacular. The fireworks will be launched from a barge in the ocean near the Music Pier and will be best viewed from the beach and boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street. A musical simulcast will be broadcast over the boardwalk PA system and available to stream online at www.ocnj.us. The fun starts on Wednesday (June 30) with the opening of the weekly Farmer’s Market and will continue through Monday (July 5) with a concert by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30 The popular weekly Farmers... Read More

Antique Auto Show and Judy Collins Concert Help Kick Off 2021 Summer Season

Antique Auto Show and Judy Collins Concert Help Kick Off 2021 Summer Season

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/23/21 Car lovers can watch more than 300 vintage vehicles parade down the Ocean City Boardwalk at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26. The procession will cap off the 66th annual Dave Blyler & Herb Godfrey Memorial Antique and Classic Auto Show and Parade. Before the parade, the antique cars – all at least 25 years old – will be on display on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle at 550 Wesley Avenue from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The show offers a great opportunity to shop the downtown or take a break from beach and boardwalk fun to check out these classic cars. Visit jerseycape.aaca.com for more information. Tickets are still available for a June 28 concert featuring Judy Collins with special guest Richard Thompson.... Read More

Ocean City Pops to Perform Free Outdoor Concert on July 3

Ocean City Pops to Perform Free Outdoor Concert on July 3

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 6/16/21 Ocean City Pops to Perform Free Outdoor Concert on July 3 As part of a festive Fourth of July weekend, the Ocean City Pops will perform a free outdoor concert at 7:30 p.m. on July 3 at Carey Stadium. The legendary local orchestra will perform patriotic classics and audience favorites in honor of our nation’s birthday. The concert at Carey Stadium is a first for the Ocean City Pops, and it will give people of all ages a chance to hear the Pops, perhaps for the first time. Bring a beach chair or blanket to sit on the field, and there will be seating available in the bleachers. Carey Stadium is behind Ocean City High School between the beach blocks of Fifth Street and Sixth Street The... Read More