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Archive for June, 2017

Fourth of July in Ocean City Features Fireworks, Bike Parades and More

  What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/28/17  Schedule of weekly boardwalk and downtown events begins Ocean City’s annual Independence Day fireworks display goes off this year at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. The fireworks will be launched from a barge off the Ocean City Music Pier and will be best viewed from the beach and boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street. A patriotic soundtrack broadcast over the new state-of-the-art boardwalk PA system will accompany the display. Rain date is July 5. The fireworks will cap off a full day of fun in Ocean City. Two bike parades at either end of the island start Ocean City’s traditional holiday celebration at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The events invite all families to dress patriotically, adorn bicycles and take a short ride. Registration for the South Ocean... Read More

Vanessa Williams and the Temptations in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/20/17  Williams opens the 2017 Pops season on Sunday, Temptations perform on Monday Backed by the renowned Ocean City Pops orchestra, the multi-talented VANESSA WILLIAMS will perform on the Ocean City Music Pier at 7:30 p.m. Sunday (June 25). Tickets ($65, $75 and $85) are still available at oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, by calling 609-399-6111, or in-person at the Music Pier Box Office or any of the city’s welcome centers. Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in the entertainment industry today. She has sold millions of records worldwide and scored No. 1 and Top 10 hits on charts including Pop, Dance, R&B, Adult Contemporary, Holiday, Latin, Gospel and Jazz. Her critically acclaimed work in film, television, recording and the Broadway stage have earned her four Emmy nominations, 11 Grammy nominations, a... Read More

Miss New Jersey Pageant Returns to Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/14/17 Pageant Week Starts with Boardwalk Parade on Wednesday The Miss New Jersey Pageant will be held in Ocean City for the 21st consecutive year in 2017, and the pageant includes four days of events that are open to the public. The winner of the pageant will be crowned on Saturday evening (June 17) and move on the represent New Jersey in the Miss America Pageant on Sept. 10 in Atlantic City. The public can get a glimpse of all 28 Miss New Jersey contestants during a free parade that starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday (June 14) and proceeds from Sixth Street to 14th Street on the Ocean City Boardwalk. This year’s theme is “Television Comes Alive on the Boardwalk,” and the contestants will be dressed according... Read More

Restaurant Week, Trombone Shorty and Boardwalk Pet Parade

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/7/17 Tickets now on sale for Sept. 16 Gymnastics Expo with Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson A week of great deals at Ocean City restaurants starts on Friday, June 9. But the opening of Restaurant Week is only one of the special events this weekend as summer starts to warm up in Ocean City. Trombone Shorty will bring his big New Orleans sound to the Music Pier on Friday evening. Costumed pets take over the Ocean City Boardwalk for the Show Us Your Paws parade on Saturday afternoon. And the Miss Artisans Pageant takes place on Saturday evening. Restaurant Week offers a great chance to sample new Ocean City dining options or to get great prices at favorite spots. Participating restaurants offer special fixed-price options, usually for two.... Read More