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Concerts and Contests Highlight Week of Family Fun

Concerts and Contests Highlight Week of Family Fun

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 7/6/22 Contests and Concerts Highlight Week of Family Fun From pie-eating, freckle and sand-sculpting contests to concerts by the Ocean City Pops and a Queen tribute band, Ocean City’s calendar of special events is filled with family fun this week. CONTESTS AND WEEKLY HAPPENINGS Ocean City’s “Wacky But Not Tacky” series of Wacky Wednesdays continues at 10:30 a.m. July 6 at the Ocean City Music Pier with an old-fashioned pie-eating contest. No advance registration is required for this free family event. The July 13 edition of Wacky Wednesday will bring french-fry sculpting. The popular weekly Farmers Market on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday through Sept. 14. The market features the best of fresh produce from local farms in the... Read More

Night in Venice to Celebrate 67th Anniversary on July 23

Night in Venice to Celebrate 67th Anniversary on July 23

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/8/22 Night in Venice to Celebrate 67th Anniversary on July 23   Night in Venice will return to Ocean City for the 67th time at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23, and registration is now open to all boat and bayfront home owners who want to participate in this year’s celebration.   Plans are in the works, and the city will make an announcement about a special grand marshal later this week.   Another guest will be Jackie Evancho, who will be performing with the Ocean City Pops in a special concert 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Since she first dazzled television audiences at the age of 10 as a runner-up on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” Evancho has released a string of platinum and gold albums with sales... Read More

Bacon Brothers to Join 2022 Summer Concert Series

Bacon Brothers to Join 2022 Summer Concert Series

Bacon Brothers to Join 2022 Summer Concert Series What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/18/22 After performing to packed houses at the Music Pier in 2016 and 2018, the Bacon Brothers – Michael and Kevin Bacon – will return Ocean City for a Summer Concert Series show on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Tickets for the show go on sale Thursday. The Philadelphia natives’ brand of bluesy rock is the perfect soundtrack for a summer night. Most people know Kevin Bacon from an acting career that includes more than 80 film credits. But he and his brother have been devoted to making music from an early age, and they have produced 10 albums together, including their most recent, “The Way We Love,” in 2020. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Ocean City... Read More

Ocean City Celebrates Easter With Annual Egg Hunt, Sunrise Service and Fashion Stroll

Ocean City Celebrates Easter With Annual Egg Hunt, Sunrise Service and Fashion Stroll

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 4/13/22 Ocean City Celebrates Easter With Egg Hunt, Sunrise Service and Fashion Stroll   A full calendar of spring events continues on Easter Weekend in Ocean City with a free egg hunt on the Boardwalk, a sunrise service on the Ocean City Music Pier, and a piano concert and fashion stroll outside the Ocean City Music Pier.   The second of two Great Egg Hunts will take place on the boardwalk on Saturday, April 16. Participating merchants will invite children up to age 7 to visit stores with their families to collect eggs filled with treats and surprises. The event will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. or while supplies last. Flyers will direct families to participating stores. Rain date is April 17.   All are welcome to join a... Read More

Doo Dah Parade and Great Egg Hunt on Saturday in Ocean City

Doo Dah Parade and Great Egg Hunt on Saturday in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 4/6/22 Doo Dah Parade and Great Egg Hunt on Saturday in Ocean City   Philadelphia Flyers legends Jimmy and Joe Watson will be grand marshals for the 2022 Doo Dah Parade in Ocean City on Saturday (April 9).   The brothers were both part of the Broad Street Bullies team that won two Stanley Cup titles in the 1970s, and they are both members of the Philadelphia Flyers Hall of Fame. They still live in the Philadelphia area and are a lot of fun when they’re together. They will be available for free photographs and autographs after the parade at the Ocean City Music Pier on the Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace.   The Doo Dah Parade is Ocean City’s season-opening celebration of all things humorous. The procession features marching bands, floats... Read More

Girls Weekend and OC-CON Return to Ocean City

Girls Weekend and OC-CON Return to Ocean City

What's Happening Girls Weekend and OC-CON Return to Ocean City Two major events this weekend will help kick off a full schedule of family fun for Ocean City in 2022. Reigning Miss New Jersey Alyssa Sullivan will emcee the April 1 Fashion Show that opens Girls Weekend, and the celebration will continue through Sunday, April 3 with shopping and dining specials, accommodations packages, wellness classes, craft projects and more at various locations throughout Ocean City’s downtown. A special appearance by “Red Dead Redemption II” actor and voice actor Roger Clark will be just one of the highlights of OC-CON 2022 on Saturday and Sunday (April 2-3) at the Ocean City Music Pier. OC-Con features meet-the-artist sessions, discussion panels, costume contests, and the display and sale of comic books and memorabilia. Show hours will be 10... Read More

Night in Venice to Celebrate 67th Anniversary on July 23

Night in Venice to Celebrate 67th Anniversary on July 23

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 3/23/22 Night in Venice to Celebrate 67th Anniversary on July 23 Night in Venice will return to Ocean City for the 67th time at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2022. Registration is now open to all boat and bayfront home owners who want to participate in this year’s celebration. The optional theme will be “Mummers: Struttin’ on the Bay,” a tribute to the colorful costumes, themed entries and distinctive string bands that define Philadelphia’s annual New Year’s Day parade and Ocean City’s Tuesday nights on the Boardwalk. Once again, a fireworks display will light up the bay and cap off the festivities on July 23. The boat parade and decorated bayfront home contest provide a chance to be part of the highlight of the summer season in Ocean... Read More

Dave Mason and a Girl Named Tom Join 2022 Summer Concert Series at the Music Pier

Dave Mason and a Girl Named Tom Join 2022 Summer Concert Series at the Music Pier

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 3/16/22 Ocean City announced Monday that Dave Mason (June 28) and Girl Named Tom (August 15) will perform concerts as part of the 28th season of the Music Pier Summer Concert Series. Tickets go on sale Thursday (March 17) with special presales on Wednesday (March 16).   Dave Mason was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a founding member of the group Traffic, and his solo career includes hits like the Top 10 single “We Just Disagree.” The Music Pier show is part of his nationwide World in Changes tour.   Small-town siblings Bekah, Caleb and Joshua Liechty won Season 21 of the television talent competition “The Voice” in 2021. When Bekah was a baby, Caleb and Joshua wanted another brother, so they called her... Read More

Sports Memorabilia Show to Feature Charlie Manuel and Seth Joyner

Sports Memorabilia Show to Feature Charlie Manuel and Seth Joyner

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 3/2/22 Sports Memorabilia Show to Feature Charlie Manuel and Seth Joyner The annual event is scheduled for April 30 at the Music Pier Former Philadelphia Phillies Coach Charlie Manuel and former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Seth Joyner will be part of the fourth annual Sports Memorabilia Show on April 30 at the Ocean City Music Pier. They will greet fans and lead Q&A sessions. Manuel managed the Phillies from 2005 to 2013 and led the team to a World Series title in 2008 and five consecutive National League East titles from 2007 to 2011. He has been a player and coach in Major League Baseball for more than 40 years. Joyner was a Pro Bowl linebacker and fan favorite with the Eagles during a career that extended in Philadelphia... Read More