Archive for Weekday Events

Ocean City to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Jan 17

Ocean City to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Jan 17

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/12/22 Ocean City to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day The annual ceremony and a Day of Service will be on Jan. 17  Ocean City will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022.  The ceremony will start at 12 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. The event brings the community together to remember Dr. King through words, song and dance.   One of the highlights is always the recitation of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech by the Rev. Gregory Johnson. The event will be followed by a complimentary soul food buffet luncheon in the Music Pier solarium.   Three citizens will be honored with our Martin Luther King Community Services Awards. OCNJ CARE volunteer and benefactor Bill... Read More

Ocean City Announces 2022 Calendar of Events

Ocean City Announces 2022 Calendar of Events

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/5/22 Ocean City Announces 2022 Calendar of Events - Save the Dates for All Your Favorites Ocean City greeted the new year in style with spectacular First Night and First Day celebrations, and the city is planning a full calendar of special events for 2022. It’s not too early to start planning for family fun in the new year, including all of the biggest annual events. The city’s Martin Luther King Jr. Ceremony will kick things off and bring the community together to honor Dr. King’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 17. The event will start at noon and move to the Ocean City Music Pier this year. The spring season opens with Girls Weekend from April 1 to April 3, and the OC Con Comic... Read More

Celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Ocean City

Celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Ocean City

Celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Ocean City - The Events Offer a Chance for the Entire Family to Celebrate Together What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 12/22/21 Ocean City’s popular New Year’s Eve event will return for the 29th time this year, and families throughout the region are ready to celebrate. First Night offers more than 70 entertainment programs at 20 different venues throughout town. The lineup includes entertainment and activities to satisfy every taste and age group. A fireworks display rings in the new year at midnight. The fun continues on New Year’s Day with a 5-kilometer run on the boardwalk and the First Plunge in the Atlantic Ocean. The headliner for First Night 2022 is the Grammy-winning group Tavares. Top hits from Tavares include “It... Read More

Celebrate an Old-Fashioned Christmas on Black Friday

Celebrate an Old-Fashioned Christmas on Black Friday

Celebrate an Old-Fashioned Christmas on Black Friday Ocean City Pops Orchestra Performs Special Holiday Show on Saturday What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 11/24/21 Ocean City’s small-town version of “Black Friday” takes place on Friday, Nov. 26. The Christmas in the Downtown – “Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue” – goes from noon to 5 p.m. The event will feature carolers and performers along downtown Asbury Avenue between Sixth Street and 14th Street. Downtown stores will offer discount shopping for gifts, and many Asbury Avenue restaurants will be open. Free horse-and-carriage rides will be available noon to 3 p.m. with boarding at Sixth Street and Asbury Avenue. Santa will visit with children 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Mark Soifer Park (Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue). Entertainment and Christmas carols will begin at 4 p.m.... Read More

Ocean City Welcomes Holidays With Winterfest by the Sea – Annual Veterans Day Ceremony Is Set for 11 a.m. Thursday

Ocean City Welcomes Holidays With Winterfest by the Sea – Annual Veterans Day Ceremony Is Set for 11 a.m. Thursday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 11/10/21 Ocean City Welcomes Holidays With Winterfest by the Sea Annual Veterans Day Ceremony Is Set for 11 a.m. Thursday Lights and seasonal decorations are going up throughout Ocean City this week as the city gets into the spirit of the holidays. The Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce will welcome the season with the second annual Winterfest by the Sea Holiday Shopping Extravaganza 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13. The event will takes place inside the Ocean City Civic Center (Sixth Street and Boardwalk) this year. Winterfest features fine hand-crafted items and specialty food gifts for sale, along with activities for kids, including visits from Santa Claus and the Grinch. Free parking will be available in the adjacent municipal parking lot (entrance on Fifth Street).  For... Read More

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

Tips for Wearing Makeup at the Beach

Tips for Wearing Makeup at the Beach

Who doesn't love the beach? From soaking up the sun to splashing in the water, it's always full of good times waiting to be had. However, it can be challenging to figure out how to get gorgeous makeup to stay on your face amidst all of the fun without it running, caking or fading. Wearing makeup at the beach doesn't have to be complicated or even eliminated from your beach beauty routine. There are ways to make your makeup last at the beach. Learn how to achieve lasting makeup with some simple guidelines and techniques so you can spend your beach days feeling fabulous from sun up to sundown below! 1. Always Remember Sunscreen Sunscreen is the first defense to keeping your skin from getting damaged by the sun's rays. When prepping your face... Read More

How to Keep Your Dog Cool at the Beach

How to Keep Your Dog Cool at the Beach

Nothing beats a day at the beach with your canine companion. Splashing in the water and running across the sand chasing a frisbee can be a lot of fun for your dog. However, taking your dog to the beach also means making sure they don't overheat. Dogs don't have the same capabilities to cool themselves as well as us humans. It's up to us to make sure their time at the beach is just as safe for them as it is fun. Make beach memories with your number one pooch, and keep them protected against the heat with these helpful tips for keeping your dog cool. 1. Don't Forget Water One of the biggest ways to keep your dog cool is to keep them well hydrated. Keep in mind that while there is... 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