• directions

Archive for August, 2018

Action Packed Activities in OCNJ through First Night!

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/29/18 Special events continue uninterrupted through the year and some of the best weather is still on the way! Downtown Market Days (Aug. 30) brings entertainment and kids’ activities to Asbury Avenue between Sixth Street and 11th Street on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Family Night (Aug. 30)provides bands and other performers on the Boardwalk from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The weekly Farmers Market will be open Sept. 5 with fresh produce and local crafts available from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle (between Fifth Street and Sixth Street along Asbury Avenue). The Ocean City Pops 2018 season continues with two concerts this week. Join the Ocean City Pops for ‘The Lighter Side’ on Aug. 29, an evening of light orchestral works from a wide variety... Read More

Top 10 Things to Do in Ocean City, NJ

Top 10 Things to Do in Ocean City NJ The skies are blue, the sun is shining and the temperatures on the thermometer are slowly creeping up. Spring is finally here. And that can only mean one thing — summer is right around the corner. Have you planned your summer vacation yet? Whether you're looking for a week-long beach stay or you're in the market for a quick weekend adventure, Ocean City, New Jersey is teeming with options. Dubbed the number one family vacation spot by the Travel Channel, Ocean City is a one-of-a-kind seaside destination you won't want to miss. What makes it unique? Besides offering an extensive list of family-friendly activities stretching along our eight miles of sandy beaches, we strive... Read More

It’s a Pageant Week in Ocean City … for Humans and Hermit Crabs

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/15/18 Miss Crustacean, Little Miss Ocean City, Junior Miss Ocean City All to be Crowned Congratulations to our new Miss Ocean City, 19-year-old Megan Keenan, 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, the Little Miss Ocean City Pageant on Friday and the Junior Miss Ocean City Pageant on Saturday. The original beauty contest for crustaceans returns as an evening event 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 15. The pageant begins at 6 p.m. on... Read More

How to Build a Sandcastle

No trip to the beach would be complete without some time spent constructing a sand castle. Although it’s a fun ocean-side pastime, there are some tried-and-true tips to ensure your creation stands tall and looks pristine, whether or not you’re a master sandcastle builder. (more…)... Read More

Baby Parade Rolls Down Boardwalk for 109th Year on Thursday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/8/18 Pamper Scamper, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and Miss Ocean City Pageant add to a Week of Family Fun in Ocean City For its 109th year, the Ocean City Baby Parade returns as a morning event. The 2018 parade will start at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 9. The annual tradition offers a chance for parents to show off Ocean City’s newest generation. The parade features children cruising the Ocean City Boardwalk in themed strollers, wagons and floats. It starts at Sixth Street with children finishing at 12th Street and all other entries continuing to 14th Street. 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... Read More

Registration Open for 109th Baby Parade on Aug. 9

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/1/18 Boardwalk Art Show, Pops Concerts, Twins Contest This Week For its 109th year, the Ocean City Baby Parade returns as a morning event. The 2018 parade will start at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 9. Registration is open to anybody who wants to participate in the parade, which features children ages 10 and under. For an online entry form and more information, visit ocnj.us/babyparade. Participants also can sign up at the Welcome Center on the ground floor of City Hall at Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue. Entry fee is $5 per child, and the registration deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 7. The annual tradition offers a chance for parents to show off Ocean City’s newest generation. The parade features children cruising the Ocean City Boardwalk... Read More