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Jeep Invasion & OC Half Marathon Set for the Weekend

Jeep Invasion & OC Half Marathon Set for the Weekend

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/28/22 Jeep Invasion and OCNJ Half Marathon Set for the Weekend Jeeps will be displayed on the Boardwalk on Saturday, and runners will take over on Sunday for two traditional events: the Fall New Jersey Jeep Invasion and the OCNJ Half Marathon. About 500 Jeeps will roll down the boardwalk on Saturday, Oct. 1 and remain on display in lines that stretch from Fifth Street to 14th Street. The Jeep Invasion runs from noon to 5 p.m. The event raises money for local charities, and trophies are awarded to the best Jeeps in various categories with trophies awarded at 4 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. The show also includes vendors displaying and selling accessories at the Music Pier. Visit njjpinvasion.com for more information. At the same... Read More

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/21/22 MS City to Shore Ride Set for the Weekend Thousands of cyclists will descend on Ocean City this weekend for the MS City to Shore Ride, a fall tradition in Ocean City that draws participants from across the nation. With riders raising millions of dollars each year for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the MS City to Shore Ride boasts that it is the best cycling experience on the East Coast. The annual bicycle trek will begin in Cherry Hill early on Saturday, Sept. 24, and finish at the parking lot at Fifth Street and Boardwalk in Ocean City -- with many of the riders staying overnight and returning the next day. Motorists should expect delays along a route that travels from the Route 52 causeway to... Read More

Ocean City Air Shows Fly Into Town This Weekend

Ocean City Air Shows Fly Into Town This Weekend

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/14/22 Ocean City Air Shows Fly Into Town This Weekend All eyes will turn to the sky for Ocean City’s Air Show Weekend on Sept. 17 and 18. All events are free to attend. The celebration starts with the Ocean City Airport Festival on Saturday (Sept. 17) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival features a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from warbirds to helicopters. 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. The skydiving team will perform at the Airport Festival at 12 p.m., depending on wind and weather conditions. The half-mile “Runway Run” will return and is open to all ages. It offers a chance for anybody to... Read More

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/7/22 Car Shows and Pops Concert Highlight Ocean City Weekend Street rods and other classic cars will be on display on the Ocean City Boardwalk during the annual Street Rod Show on Saturday, Sept. 10. Street rods are classic cars (1992 or older) modified with modern parts. On Sunday, Sept. 11, it will be all Corvettes taking the spotlight. On Saturday, classic cars and street rods will be displayed in the municipal parking lot at Fifth Street and Boardwalk from 8 a.m. to noon and will then proceed to the Ocean City Boardwalk to be displayed until 4 p.m. An awards ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 10) in front of the Music Pier (at Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace). Registration to participate is still... Read More

Holiday Weekend Features Lee Greenwood Concert and Labor Day Run

Holiday Weekend Features Lee Greenwood Concert and Labor Day Run

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/31/22 Holiday Weekend Features Lee Greenwood Concert and Labor Day Run Country music singer-songwriter Lee Greenwood will join the Ocean City Pops for a special concert at the Ocean City Music Pier at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. Greenwood holds a special place in the hearts of Ocean City residents and visitors, because his 1984 hit “God Bless the U.S.A.” has been a part of the daily boardwalk flag-raising ceremony every summer for more than 20 years. He will make his debut with the Ocean City Pops and perform hits such as “IOU” and “Ring On Her Finger, Time On Her Hands,” along with a few surprises. The Pops’ 2022 season continues at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 with “Three Tenors Return.” This unique mix... Read More

Tickets on Sale for Lee Greenwood With the Ocean City Pops

Tickets on Sale for Lee Greenwood With the Ocean City Pops

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 8/24/22 Tickets on Sale for Lee Greenwood With the Ocean City Pops Country music singer-songwriter Lee Greenwood will join the Ocean City Pops for a special concert at the Ocean City Music Pier on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. Greenwood holds a special place in the hearts of Ocean City residents and visitors, because his 1984 hit “God Bless the U.S.A.” has been a part of the daily boardwalk flag-raising ceremony every summer for more than 20 years. He will make his debut with the Ocean City Pops and perform hits such as “IOU” and “Ring On Her Finger, Time On Her Hands”, along with a few surprises. The Pops’ 2022 season continues through Sept. 17, and there are plenty of other highlights on the schedule. The Duprees return... Read More

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/17/22 It’s a Pageant Week in Ocean City ... for Humans and Hermit Crabs Miss Crustacean, Little Miss Ocean City, Junior Miss Ocean City All to be Crowned Congratulations to our new Miss Ocean City, 17-year-old Ocean City High School senior Grace Oves, 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... Read More

Art Shows Return to Ocean City Boardwalk

Art Shows Return to Ocean City Boardwalk

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 8/3/22 Art Shows Return to the Ocean City Boardwalk Sand Sculpting and Twins Contests Highlight Week of Family Fun The 59th annual Boardwalk Art Show will be held Friday through Sunday (August 5 to 7) on the boardwalk between Seventh Street and 11th Street. More than 50 artists from New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York will exhibit and sell works in oils, acrylics, watercolor and mixed media, as well as photography and jewelry. There is something for everyone at the show, and it’s a great opportunity to start or increase your art collection with a purchase from the show.  Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Awards are given to the top entries in the show. The event is... Read More

The Ocean City Music Pier Features Six Shows in Five Days

The Ocean City Music Pier Features Six Shows in Five Days

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/27/22 The Ocean City Music Pier Features Six Shows in Five Days The Ocean City Music Pier will be hopping this week with a variety of shows to suit all tastes. Ocean City’s schedule of weekly events continues in high gear, and the city is looking forward to a full slate of events for August. SHOWS ON THE MUSIC PIER The Ocean City Theatre Company High School Junior Company will perform “The Sponge Bob Musical” on Friday and Saturday nights (July 29 and 30) at the Music Pier (Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace). The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the annihilation of their undersea world. Just when all hope seems lost, an unexpected hero takes center... Read More