Mr. Mature America Seeks Contestants for 2022 Pageant – Environmental Fun Day Set for This Saturday

Mr. Mature America Seeks Contestants for 2022 Pageant – Environmental Fun Day Set for This Saturday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/16/22 Mr. Mature America Seeks Contestants for 2022 Pageant - Environmental Fun Day Set for This Saturday Entries are open for contestants in the Mr. Mature America Pageant on April 9, 2022. Mr. Mature celebrates the achievements of men 55 years and older. The pageant, now in its eighth year, mixes talent, good looks and self-deprecating humor. The Ocean City Music Pier crowd is raucous and appreciative as the contestants ham it up on stage, competing in talent, poise and interview segments. If you have what it takes to be the world’s next “Mr. Mature” (or if you can talk somebody into it), complete the online entry form available at ocnj.us/mrmature or email events@ocnj.us for more information. Deadline for sign-ups is March 10. The event is the first and only... Read More

‘Market Madness’ Returns to Ocean City on March 12

‘Market Madness’ Returns to Ocean City on March 12

‘Market Madness’ Returns to Ocean City on March 12 After a successful debut in 2020, the Market Madness event will return to Ocean City on Saturday, March 12. Boardwalk and Downtown merchants in Ocean City will team up to put on a one-day sale 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. The event includes discounts on favorite local merchandise, goods and attractions from 40 different vendors. Food and drink will be available a la carte. Ocean City's Boardwalk Merchants Association and Downtown Merchants Association created the new event in 2020 as an early-season attraction, giving shoppers a summer preview, and it was not held live last year due to the pandemic Parking will be free in municipal lots adjacent to the boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace, Eighth Street and Ninth Street. TICKETS... Read More

Health & Wellness Expo in June to Feature Vegan Bodybuilder

Health & Wellness Expo in June to Feature Vegan Bodybuilder

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 2/2/22 Health & Wellness Expo in June to Feature Vegan Bodybuilder The Ocean City Health & Wellness Expo will return on June 18, 2022 and feature a special appearance by Robert Cheeke, an athlete and advocate for plant-based diets. The Expo was launched in 2019 by the Ocean City Healthy Living Advisory Council but was not held in 2020 or 2021. The free event includes health food, fitness classes, speakers, vendors and more. It is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Cheeke will be the guest speaker for a featured presentation at noon on the day of the event. He grew up on a farm in Corvallis, Oregon, where he adopted a vegan lifestyle in 1995 at age 15... Read More

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/25/22 Ocean City Pops to Perform Free Concerts for Fourth of July The concerts are set for July 3 and July 4 in 2022  After a successful debut at Carey Stadium last summer, the Ocean City Pops will return to the venue with two free outdoor concerts to celebrate the Fourth of July in 2022. The legendary local orchestra will perform patriotic classics and audience favorites in honor of our nation’s birthday on July 3 and July 4 this year. The Carey Stadium concert in 2021 was a first for the Ocean City Pops, and it gave people of all ages a chance to hear what a true local resource we have here in town. Audience members brought beach chairs or blankets to sit on the artificial turf field... Read More

Tickets on Sale for 2022 Summer Concert Series at Music Pier

Tickets on Sale for 2022 Summer Concert Series at Music Pier

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 1/19/2022 Tickets on Sale for 2022 Summer Concert Series at Music Pier The 28th season of the Ocean City Music Pier Summer Concert Series is starting to take shape, and tickets are on sale now for three different shows in 2022. The series kicks off this year with a special pre-summer show featuring Janis Ian on her “Final Tour.” The legendary singer-songwriter just released a new album titled “The Light at the End of the Line.” The show will be on Friday, May 6, and will feature special guests including Tom Chapin and Livingston Taylor. Ian reflected on her 50-year career in a New York Times story published on Monday. Ian first became famous with hits like “Society’s Child” and “At Seventeen.” Two summer shows now on sale... Read More

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

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wearing Jewelry to the Beach

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wearing Jewelry to the Beach

Common knowledge used to say that it was taboo to wear jewelry to the beach. We've overturned that fashion rule alongside "don't wear white after Labor Day." Whether you're at the beach for surf and sun, a wedding or just a day on the Boardwalk, it's time to have fun and accessorize. With that said, we do still have some tips to share about the types of jewelry you should choose. A beach environment can damage some materials more than others, and you may want to leave some particular pieces at home. We'll walk you through common beach hazards and help you choose the best jewelry for whatever your day has in store. What Jewelry Can You Wear in the Ocean? It's a warm, beautiful day on the beach. The sun is shining,... Read More

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

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 Happeningn in Ocean City, NJ 12/29/21 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 Ocean City’s popular First Night will return for the 29th time this year, and a full lineup of entertainment and activities remains on schedule for the Dec. 31 celebration. First Night offers more than 70 entertainment programs at 20 different venues throughout town. The lineup includes something 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... Read More