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It’s Air Show Weekend in Ocean City, NJ

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/12/18 All eyes will turn to the sky for Ocean City’s Air Show Weekend on Sept. 15 and 16. All events are free to attend. The celebration starts with the Ocean City Airport Festival on Saturday (Sept. 15) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival features a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from World War II to the present. The event will feature a parachute jump from Team Fastrax, “America’s Skydiving Team.” It also will include food, music, classic cars and kids’ activities, including the Ocean City Board of Realtors’ popular Bubble Mania. The skydiving team will perform at the Airport Festival at some time after noon, depending on wind and weather conditions. The new half-mile “Runway Run” will return and is open to all... Read More

Weekend Brings Street Rods and Doo Wop to Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/4/18 The September fun in Ocean City continues with Street Rod Weekend and with a pair of Ocean City Pops shows featuring cast members of the Tony Award-winning sensation “Jersey Boys.” Street rods and other classic cars will be on display during the annual Street Rod Weekend Sept. 7 and 8. Street rods are classic cars (1988 or older) modified with modern parts. Friday evening (Sept. 7) will feature a sock-hop party on the grounds of the Tabernacle, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with dancing, barbecued food for sale, family fun, bubble-gum-blowing and hula hoop contests. On Saturday (Sept. 8), cars will be displayed at the Tabernacle grounds from 8 a.m. to noon and will then proceed to the Ocean City Boardwalk to be... Read More

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

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

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

Guide to Night in Venice 2018 in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/24/18 The annual event takes place on Saturday, July 28 Ocean City’s 64th annual Night in Venice celebration kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday (July 28, 2018). The boat parade and decorated bayfront home contest provides a chance to be part of the highlight of the summer season in Ocean City. Thousands of spectators line the bayfront, and thousands more attend private parties at homes along the route from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue. This year, a fireworks display returns to cap off the bayfront festivities at the conclusion of the parade. The optional theme will be “TV’s Greatest Hits,” a celebration of the greatest shows, characters and moments in television history. Grand marshals will include teen singing sensation Jackie Evancho and NFL-lineman-turned-magician Jon Dorenbos (who both... Read More

Registration Open for Night in Venice Participants

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/18/18 Registration Open for Night in Venice Participants  Tickets Are Also on Sale for Shows and Meet-and-Greets July 27 to 29 Ocean City will celebrate “TV’s Greatest Hits” this year during Night in Venice on July 28, and entries are currently being accepted from all those who want to participate in the 64th annual bayfront celebration. The boat parade and decorated bayfront home contests provide a chance to be part of the highlight of the summer season in Ocean City. Thousands of spectators line the bayfront, and thousands more attend private parties at homes along the route from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue. The optional theme of “TV’s Greatest Hits” could include tributes to iconic sit-coms, characters, memorable TV moments or any other item from television history.... Read More

Flyers, Imagination Movers, America Coming to Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/11/18 Annual Bike Auction Is Set for Monday, July 16 The Philadelphia Flyers Community Caravan will roll into town on Thursday (July 12) and give the community a chance to meet former stars, including Bernie Parent, Larry Goodenough and Bob Kelly. The free event is open to the public and part of a multi-stop family-fun series developed to promote the sport of hockey and support active lifestyles for youth across the region. The Caravan brings an inflatable rink for alumni-run scrimmages and skills competitions, inflatable games and activities, Flyers giveaways for fans of all ages, tailgate games, a bungee run, interaction with Flyers Ice Girls and Fun Patrol members and more. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the basketball courts outside the Ocean... Read More