Archive for Weekend Events

Where to View the Sunset and Sunrise in OCNJ

Where to View the Sunset and Sunrise in OCNJ

Most people enjoy looking at the gorgeous colors and awe-inspiring views of sunsets and sunrises. During a trip to the seaside, you can take sunset and sunrise viewing to the next level. On the beach, you can bask in the sensory experience of the waves crashing, the salty air on your skin and the colorful sky above. This guide lists the top aesthetically pleasing sunset and sunrise viewing locations in Ocean City, N.J. These spots provide the perfect backdrop for special occasions or even your family's annual summer vacation photo. If you want to impress your significant other, you can bring them to one of these locations to greet the dawn together or cap off a romantic date night. Watch the Sunset in OCNJ Below is a list of some of the best... 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

Tickets on Sale for Pops Shows, Barry Williams to Visit OCNJ

Tickets on Sale for Pops Shows, Barry Williams to Visit OCNJ

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/25/21 Tickets on Sale for Pops Shows, Barry Williams to Visit OCNJ The Ocean City Pops orchestra is having a great season under new Artistic Director and Maestro Vince Lee, and there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy this local treasure. The lineup for the rest of the season includes something for every musical taste. • Symphony Night at the Pops II (August 25): The musicians of the Ocean City Pops take center stage as featured soloists. The orchestra will be at its virtuosic best as Maestro Vince Lee leads some of the greatest and most-beloved music in history. • Kimber Sprawl — Girl From the North Country (August 29): New Broadway sensation and dynamite performer Kimber Sprawl blew away critics and audiences alike with her powerful performance in... Read More

It’s a Pageant Week in OCNJ … for Humans and Hermit Crabs

It’s a Pageant Week in OCNJ … for Humans and Hermit Crabs

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 8/17/21 It’s a Pageant Week in Ocean City ... for Humans and Hermit Crabs Congratulations to our new Miss Ocean City, 19-year-old Maddyn Randazzo, 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 enter their crustacean in the competition on Wednesday, August 18. The pageant begins at 6 p.m. on the beach... Read More

Baby Parade Rolls Down Boardwalk for 111th Time on Thursday

Baby Parade Rolls Down Boardwalk for 111th Time on Thursday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/11/21 Baby Parade Rolls Down Boardwalk for 111th Time on Thursday The 111th annual Ocean City Baby Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 12 on the Boardwalk. The annual tradition offers a chance for parents to show off Ocean City’s newest generation. The parade features children ages 10 and under cruising the Boardwalk in themed strollers, wagons and floats. It starts at Sixth Street with children finishing at 12th Street and all other entries continuing to 14th Street. The parade is free to watch from either side of the boardwalk. Spectators are welcome to bring beach chairs to watch from the railing along the ocean side of the boardwalk. On the parade morning, the boardwalk will close to bicycle traffic at 10 a.m. In addition to the array... 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

Things to Consider When Planning a Beach Wedding

Things to Consider When Planning a Beach Wedding

You've decided on a beautiful beach wedding because it's the perfect setting to celebrate your love. Crashing waves, warm sand and scenic views will all complement your ceremony, but you also want everything to go smoothly. However, before you set a date, there are some things you need to consider when planning a beach wedding. Plenty of factors go into a wedding, and when you get married on the beach, you have even more to consider. To create the perfect beach wedding checklist, consider these tips: 1. Get Beach Wedding Permits Depending on where you're getting married, you may need a permit for a beach wedding — this may depend on the size of your wedding, how long your ceremony will be and if you need to reserve a section of the beach. Don't set a date... 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