Guide to Planning the Perfect Beach Wedding

Guide to Planning the Perfect Beach Wedding

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Kelli Rabke to Join Girls Weekend in Ocean City

Kelli Rabke to Join Girls Weekend in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/17/18 Ocean City’s third annual Girls Weekend in April will feature a show titled “Defying Gravity” – about that special balancing act of motherhood and career that can sometimes seem like it breaks the laws of physics. The show stars Kelli Rabke, a Broadway star and Bergen County mom of two young children. Rabke will weave tales of motherhood, music, and the misadventures of life and love. She performs 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7 on the Ocean City Music Pier. “Defying Gravity” is part of Girls Weekend, which is scheduled for April 6 to 8 this year. The event features hotel and bed-and-breakfast packages, dining offers, shopping discounts, a popular fashion show, prizes, yoga and wellness classes, craft projects and demonstrations at various locations throughout Ocean City.... Read More

Ocean City Celebrates Black History Month

Ocean City Celebrates Black History Month

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/9/18 Ocean City will be host to a variety of events to mark Black History Month in February.   The Ocean City Free Public Library joins the National African American Read-In on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The day will include community readings of African American literature. All readings will be held in the Children’s Activity Room: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Toddler Time (Ages 2-3), featuring African American authors and artists 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Story Train (Ages 4-5), featuring African American authors and artists 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Open Mic, everyone invited to participate by bringing a favorite short passage from a book, poem, or speech by an African American author to read aloud The library will offer a free showing of the 2004 Oscar-winning biopic “Ray” at 5:30... Read More

Ocean City Announces 2018 Night in Venice Theme

Ocean City Announces 2018 Night in Venice Theme

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/31/18 Tickets on sale for OCTC Children’s and Broadway Series Ocean City will celebrate “TV’s Greatest Hits” this year during the 64th annual Night in Venice boat parade on July 28. The parade and decorated bayfront home contest are a 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. A fireworks display caps off the bayfront festivities at the conclusion of the parade. The parade this year starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 28. The “TV’s Greatest Hits” theme is optional but offers decades of possibilities for participants in the event. Entries for boats and homes are currently being accepted online at www.ocnj.us/niv or by... Read More

Guide to Choosing the Perfect Vacation Rental

Guide to Choosing the Perfect Vacation Rental

Planning a vacation should be fun. Remove the stress of choosing the perfect vacation rental by using our helpful guide so you can enjoy your vacation with your family! (more…)... Read More

Summer Concert Series: Beach Boys, Hooters, Straight No Chaser, America and More

Summer Concert Series: Beach Boys, Hooters, Straight No Chaser, America and More

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/24/18 Tickets are on sale now for the 2018 Summer Concert Series on the Ocean City Music Pier. This year’s complete lineup is still taking shape, but already booked are a great mix of returning favorites and new acts: Aimee Mann: 7 p.m. June 18. The Hooters: 7 p.m. June 19 and June 20 Get the Led Out: 7 p.m. June 25 and June 26 America: 7 p.m. July 16 Straight No Chaser: 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. July 23 The Beach Boys: 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. August 20 and August 21 Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. The Beach Boys have played to sold-out crowds on the Ocean City Music Pier for the past three summers, and they’re making good on a promise... Read More

13 Tips to Truly Unwind and Recharge During Your Family Vacation

13 Tips to Truly Unwind and Recharge During Your Family Vacation

The year is long and stressful. From juggling all the responsibilities of your workplace to keeping up with housework, running the kids to and from activities, balancing your social life and partaking in the pressures of holidays, back-to-school shopping and major events, sometimes it can feel like you never get a moment to slow down and relax. Between rushed minivan runs and cold cups of coffee on the overtime desk, you find yourself daydreaming about how it would feel to have a break from everything, to let go of all your stress for a little while. It’s time for a vacation, isn’t it? Unfortunately, when those one or two weeks of PTO finally roll around sometime in the summer, the stress of planning and preparing for an ambitious trip can mix with... Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King Celebrations in Ocean City

Dr. Martin Luther King Celebrations in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/10/18 Ocean City celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at two different events this weekend: the annual King Ceremony on Saturday (Jan. 13) at the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center and the King Day of Service on Monday (Jan. 15). The ceremony at 1 p.m. on Saturday brings the community together to remember King through words, song and dance. This year’s celebration includes a keynote address from the Rev. Marcia Stanford of Macedonia United Methodist Church in Ocean City and songs from Michelle Harris-Anderson, a former Miss Ocean City, former Miss Delaware and member of the Ocean City High School Class of 1989. Two Ocean City residents will be honored for their community service: Robert Rowell, a volunteer who has... Read More

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Romantic Getaway

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Romantic Getaway

Ocean City, N.J., is home to beautiful beaches, a world-famous boardwalk, locally owned restaurants and exceptional shopping. Host to more than a million visitors during the peak summer season alone, this beautiful and quaint island has been attracting flocks of people for years. Known as a family-friendly resort locale, Ocean City is also the perfect place for a classy romantic getaway. A recent survey by the U.S. Travel Association revealed couples who travel together enjoy stronger and healthier relationships. In fact, 63 percent of respondents noted a vacation or weekend getaway was the most important way to spark romance. A romantic weekend in Ocean City, N.J., is just the thing to help couples recharge and grow closer. Boasting a natural backdrop of soothing sounds, stunning sunrises and sunsets, sparkling water and pristine... Read More