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Registration Open for Night in Venice Participants

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/18/18 Registration Open for Night in Venice Participants  Tickets Are Also on Sale for Shows and Meet-and-Greets July 27 to 29 Ocean City will celebrate “TV’s Greatest Hits” this year during Night in Venice on July 28, and entries are currently being accepted from all those who want to participate in the 64th annual bayfront celebration. The boat parade and decorated bayfront home contests provide a chance to be part of the highlight of the summer season in Ocean City. Thousands of spectators line the bayfront, and thousands more attend private parties at homes along the route from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue. The optional theme of “TV’s Greatest Hits” could include tributes to iconic sit-coms, characters, memorable TV moments or any other item from television history.... Read More

Flyers, Imagination Movers, America Coming to Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/11/18 Annual Bike Auction Is Set for Monday, July 16 The Philadelphia Flyers Community Caravan will roll into town on Thursday (July 12) and give the community a chance to meet former stars, including Bernie Parent, Larry Goodenough and Bob Kelly. The free event is open to the public and part of a multi-stop family-fun series developed to promote the sport of hockey and support active lifestyles for youth across the region. The Caravan brings an inflatable rink for alumni-run scrimmages and skills competitions, inflatable games and activities, Flyers giveaways for fans of all ages, tailgate games, a bungee run, interaction with Flyers Ice Girls and Fun Patrol members and more. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the basketball courts outside the Ocean... Read More

Fireworks, Bike Parades and More for Fourth of July

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 7/2/18 Summer Kicks Into High Gear in Ocean City Ocean City’s Independence Day celebration will take place on Wednesday, July 4, and include bike parades, music, family contests and fireworks to cap off the summer holiday. The fireworks will be launched from a barge in the ocean off Ninth Street at 9 p.m. and will be best viewed from the beach and boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street. The fun starts with two bike parades at opposite ends of the island. Everybody is invited to participate, and thousands usually do. Both parades start at 10 a.m., and organizers encourage riders to dress themselves and their bicycles in the spirit of the holiday. Registration for the Gardens Civic Association Bike Parade starts at 9 a.m. in the parking lot... Read More

OC-Con Comic Festival Returns to Music Pier

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/27/18 Megan Hilty Opens 2018 Ocean City Pops season on July 2 Now in its third year, the OC-Con Comic and Memorabilia Festival joins the summer fun for 2018 after two years as an early-spring event. OC-Con opens on Thursday (June 28) and continues through Saturday (June 30) on the Ocean City Music Pier. Stars of “Teen Wolf” and “Bosch” will be special guests, and tickets are on sale for exclusive photo and autograph sessions with Dylan Sprayberry (“Teen Wolf”) and Titus Welliver (“Bosch”). Visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, call 609-399-6111, or stop by the City Hall Welcome Center (Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue), the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway or the Music Pier Box Office. OC-Con features meet-the-artist sessions, discussion panels, costume contests, and the display... Read More

‘Smash’ and ‘Wicked’ Star to Open 2018 Ocean City Pops Season

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/20/18

Farmers Market and Wacky Wednesdays start on June 27

Tickets are on sale now for the season-opening performance of the Ocean City Pops featuring Megan Hilty. The show is at 7:30 p.m. July 2 at the Ocean City Music Pier.

Hilty is famous for her portrayal of Ivy Lynn in NBC’s musical drama “Smash.” A native of Seattle, Hilty moved to New York City after graduating from Carnegie Mellon University and quickly made her Broadway debut as Glinda in “Wicked.”  She went on to perform the role in both the national tour and in Los Angeles. She followed up the series with a starring role on the NBC comedy “Sean Saves the World.”

Hilty received critical acclaim for her role of... Read More

OC-Con Comic Festival Moves to June

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 6/6/18 Restaurant Week runs June 8 to 15 in Ocean City Now in its third year, the OC-Con Comic and Memorabilia Festival will move from early spring to June for 2018. The event will be a special attraction for the summer crowds on June 28 to 30 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Stars of “Teen Wolf” and “Bosch” will be special guests, and tickets will go on sale Thursday for exclusive photo and autograph sessions with Dylan Sprayberry (“Teen Wolf”) and Titus Welliver (“Bosch”). Visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice, call 609-399-6111, or stop by the City Hall Welcome Center (Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue), the Roy Gillian Welcome Center on the Route 52 causeway or the Music Pier Box Office (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends). OC-Con features... Read More

Get Ready for Night in Venice 2018

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/30/18 Show tickets on sale and registration open for boats and homes Ocean City’s will celebrate “TV’s Greatest Hits” this year during Night in Venice on July 28, and entries are currently being accepted from all those who want to participate in the 64th annual bayfront celebration. The boat parade and decorated bayfront home contests provide a chance to be part of the highlight of the summer season in Ocean City. Thousands of spectators line the bayfront, and thousands more attend private parties at homes along the route from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue. In keeping with this year’s theme, the parade includes a lineup of stars who will perform shows and greet fans throughout the weekend. Grand marshals will include teen singing sensation Jackie Evancho... Read More

Memorial Day Weekend Kicks Off the Season

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/23/18 In a long-standing Ocean City tradition, city officials will turn a ceremonial wooden key to officially “unlock the ocean” for the season at noon Friday, May 25. The free public event provides an early start to Memorial Day Weekend and welcomes a long-awaited summer. The Ocean City Beach Patrol will begin providing guarded beaches on Saturday, and boardwalk and downtown businesses will be open and ready for the holiday weekend. After a cool and wet spring, the early forecast looks sunny and warm. The “Unlocking of the Ocean” includes a newer tradition: The march of fully clothed business persons into the chilly Atlantic Ocean for the first swim of the summer (to the strains of the Ocean City High School marching band playing “Pomp and... Read More

Business Persons to Plunge on May 25

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 5/16/18 Wanted: Business Persons to Plunge on May 25 OCNJ Triathlon, HeartWalk and Metal Detecting Hunt This Weekend In a long-standing Ocean City tradition, city officials will turn a ceremonial key to officially “unlock the ocean” for the season at noon Friday, May 25. That will clear the way for a newer tradition: The march of fully clothed business persons into the chilly Atlantic Ocean for the first swim of the summer (to the strains of the Ocean City High School marching band playing “Pomp and Circumstance”). Event organizers are looking to make this year’s Business Persons Plunge the biggest and best ever. Everybody is invited to participate. It’s a chance to get some exposure for your business or organization or just to start Memorial Day Weekend with... Read More