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Trail of Two Cities 5K and ‘Addams Family’ Coming Up

Trail of Two Cities 5K and ‘Addams Family’ Coming Up

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 11/3/21 Trail of Two Cities 5K and ‘Addams Family’ Coming Up The Trail of Two Cities 5-kilometer run/walk will be held for the 25th time on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. The popular 5K (3.1-mile) race offers spectacular views over the length of a point-to-point course from Ocean City to Somers Point. The route travels the length of the Route 52 causeway in the lanes usually reserved for cars. Registration is open and long-sleeved race T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 400 to sign up. Online registration is at www.ocnj.us/race-events, and race-day registration runs at 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. at the Ocean City Transportation Center (10th Street and Haven Avenue in Ocean City). The race starts there at 8 a.m. and finishes at Kennedy Park in Somers Point. Buses... Read More

Parade, Trick-or-Treating and More Halloween Events in Ocean City

Parade, Trick-or-Treating and More Halloween Events in Ocean City

Parade, Trick-or-Treating and More Halloween Events in Ocean City Ocean City’s Annual Welcome Night is Set for Wednesday Oct. 27 The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Welcome Night 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Ocean City Sports and Civic Center at Sixth Street and Boardwalk. The free event offers residents a chance to meet and learn about Ocean City groups, businesses and organizations. Welcome Night is free to all attendees.  For more information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ. Ocean City's Halloween Parade Ocean City’s 73rd annual Halloween Parade returns on Thursday (Oct. 28) and promises a great time for all. The event is a favorite on the fall calendar and features local children, families, bands, entertainers, businesses and organizations costumed for the occasion. The parade starts at 7:15... Read More

Boardwalk to Host Dog Day and Howl-O-Ween Parade

Boardwalk to Host Dog Day and Howl-O-Ween Parade

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 10/20/21 Boardwalk to Host Dog Day and Howl-O-Ween Parade Ocean City’s Halloween Events Continue Through Oct. 31 The dogs will get their day at a new event on the Ocean City Boardwalk on Saturday, Oct. 23. Dog Day and the Humane Society of Ocean City’s Howl-O-Ween Parade will invite dogs and their owners to enjoy a day of fun on the Boardwalk, where pets are prohibited during the rest of the year. Leashed dogs will be permitted on the Boardwalk from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23, and activities will include dog-specific vendors at the Ocean City Music Pier, photo-op stations and the Humane Society’s announcement of Ocean City’s “Pet of the Year.” The event will allow owners to shop for dog treats, order custom engraved dog tags,... Read More

Porsche Show and HERO Walk Highlight Weekend in Ocean City 

Porsche Show and HERO Walk Highlight Weekend in Ocean City 

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 10/13/2021 Porsche Show and HERO Walk Highlight Weekend in Ocean City  The Ocean City Boardwalk will be host to two major events this weekend: The Porsche Boardwalk Reunion on Saturday and the HERO Walk on Sunday. More than 350 Porsches of all models from 1954 to 2021 will be on display on the Ocean City Boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, as part of the Porsche Boardwalk Reunion. The Ocean City Music Pier will be host to various free tech sessions on Porsche-related topics. For more information, visit www.boardwalkreunion.org. The John R. Elliott HERO Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run on the Ocean City Boardwalk will take place on Sunday, October 17. The HERO Fun Run will take place at... Read More

Fall Block Party and Fireworks Set for Saturday

Fall Block Party and Fireworks Set for Saturday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 10/6/21 Fall Block Party and Fireworks Set for Saturday Indian Summer Weekend Is an Annual Highlight in Ocean City Ocean City’s premier autumn event – the Fall Block Party – will go off rain or shine from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9. More than 400 crafters, food vendors and entertainers will line a mile of downtown Asbury Avenue between Fifth Street and 14th Street. The Block Party helps draw tens of thousands of people to Ocean City for Columbus Day Weekend. Entertainers and bands will perform at various spots along the Avenue between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Just a few of the perennial favorites include Big Daddy (at 6th Street), the Pennsport String Band (at 13th Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and... Read More

Car Shows and Doo Wop Project Highlight Ocean City Weekend

Car Shows and Doo Wop Project Highlight Ocean City Weekend

Car Shows and Doo Wop Project Highlight Ocean City Weekend 9/8/21 Former ‘Brady Bunch’ Star Barry Williams to Greet Fans Street rods and other classic cars will be on display on the Ocean City Boardwalk during the annual Street Rod Show on Saturday, Sept. 11. Street rods are classic cars (1991 or older) modified with modern parts. On Sunday, Sept. 12, 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. 11) in front of the Music Pier (at Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace). Registration... Read More

Great Summer Events Through Labor Day Weekend

Great Summer Events Through Labor Day Weekend

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 9-1-21 Great Summer Events Through Labor Day Weekend The summer season is coming to a close with a last chance to catch events like Market Days in the downtown and Family Night on the boardwalk. All of Ocean City is looking forward to a full slate of September events and fall happenings that will stretch into the new year. Due to the weather forecast, tonight's Ocean City Pops - "Stars Wars and Beyond: The Music of John Williams" show will be postponed until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2. All tickets will be honored at the show. Call 609-399-6111 with any questions. The Ocean City Pops will present “Star Wars and Beyond — The Music of John Williams” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1 at the Ocean City Music Pier.... Read More

Boardwalk Art Shows and Pops’ Salute to Aretha Franklin

Boardwalk Art Shows and Pops’ Salute to Aretha Franklin

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 8/4/21 Boardwalk Art Shows and Pops’ Salute to Aretha Franklin The 58th annual Boardwalk Art Show will be held Friday through Sunday (August 6 to 8) on the boardwalk between Eighth Street and 13th Street. The celebration of the arts will include a newer event – the Art of Surfing Festival – Thursday to Saturday (August 5 to 7) at the Ocean City Music Pier. The Boardwalk Art Show features oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings, photography, handmade jewelry, prints and drawings on display and for sale. 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. For Ocean City visitors, this is an opportunity to view and purchase great artwork... Read More

Music Pier Shows Feature Elvis Presley Hits and Straight No Chaser

Music Pier Shows Feature Elvis Presley Hits and Straight No Chaser

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 7/28/21 Music Pier Shows Feature Elvis Presley Hits and Straight No Chaser Elvis Presley’s hits will roar to life on the Ocean City Music Pier stage on Friday and Saturday in the new Broadway musical comedy “All Shook Up,” starring Ocean City Theatre Company’s High School Jr Company. This madcap musical comedy based on Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” plays July 30 and 31 at 7:30 p.m. and overflows with rock, gospel, romance and mistaken identities. The musical tells the story of a small-town girl with big dreams and the motorcycle-riding roustabout she falls for. Among the many hits that will have you jumping out of your blue suede shoes are “Love Me Tender,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog” and “It’s Now or Never.” Tickets are $15 per person and... Read More