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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

Girls Weekend 2022 in Downtown Ocean City, NJ

Girls Weekend 2022 in Downtown Ocean City, NJ

Girls Weekend 2022 The 2022 Fashion Show is SOLD OUT!! The Fashion Show Kick Off returns on Friday April 1, 2022 at its new location, the Ocean City Yacht Club, located at 100 Bay Road.  Tickets are $25 each and include refreshments and lite fare!  Tickets are limited so do not wait and purchase them today!  Tickets can be purchase in-person at The Route 52 Causeway Welcome Center, the City Hall Welcome Center, Ta-Dah (1040 Asbury Avenue), Bowfish Kids (956 Asbury Avenue), Making Waves (836 Asbury Ave) and 7th Street Surf Shop (720 Asbury Avenue).  Tickets can also be purchased online by click the BUY NOW button below.  Online tickets can be picked up at the Route 52 Causeway Welcome Center or they can be picked up at the event the day... 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

Ocean City Kicks Off Season With Market Madness

Ocean City Kicks Off Season With Market Madness

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 3/9/22 Ocean City Kicks Off Season With Market Madness Tickets on Sale for Jackie Evancho and Katherine Jenkins With Pops Boardwalk and Downtown merchants in Ocean City will give shoppers a summer preview during the one-day Market Madness event on Saturday, March 12 at the Ocean City Music Pier.   The one-day sale will bring together 40 different vendors under one roof and provide discounts on favorite local merchandise, goods and attractions. Hours for the event are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food and drink will be available a la carte, and parking will be free in municipal lots adjacent to the boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace, Eighth Street and Ninth Street.   Ocean City's Boardwalk Merchants Association and Downtown Merchants Association created the new event in 2020 as an early-season attraction,... 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

Gordon Lightfoot to Perform in 2022 Summer Concert Series – Ticket Sales Open on Thursday, Feb. 24

Gordon Lightfoot to Perform in 2022 Summer Concert Series – Ticket Sales Open on Thursday, Feb. 24

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/23/22 Gordon Lightfoot to Perform in 2022 Summer Concert Series - Ticket Sales Open on Thursday, Feb. 24 Ocean City announced Monday that Gordon Lightfoot will perform concert on July 18 as part of the 28th season of the Music Pier Summer Concert Series. Tickets go on sale Thursday (Feb. 24) with a special presale on Wednesday (Feb. 23).   The legendary singer-songwriter’s catalog includes classics like “Early Morning Rain,” “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Carefree Highway,” Sundown,” “(That’s What You Get) for Lovin’ Me,” “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” “Canadian Railroad Trilogy,” “Ribbon of Darkness,” “Beautiful,” “Song for a Winter’s Night” and “Rainy Day People.”   After more than 50 years of performing, Lightfoot will launch a cross-country tour to promote his first new record in 14... Read More

Mr. Mature America Seeks Contestants for 2022 Pageant – Environmental Fun Day Set for This Saturday

Mr. Mature America Seeks Contestants for 2022 Pageant – Environmental Fun Day Set for This Saturday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/16/22 Mr. Mature America Seeks Contestants for 2022 Pageant - Environmental Fun Day Set for This Saturday Entries are open for contestants in the Mr. Mature America Pageant on April 9, 2022. Mr. Mature celebrates the achievements of men 55 years and older. The pageant, now in its eighth year, mixes talent, good looks and self-deprecating humor. The Ocean City Music Pier crowd is raucous and appreciative as the contestants ham it up on stage, competing in talent, poise and interview segments. If you have what it takes to be the world’s next “Mr. Mature” (or if you can talk somebody into it), complete the online entry form available at ocnj.us/mrmature or email events@ocnj.us for more information. Deadline for sign-ups is March 10. The event is the first and only... Read More