September 11th Ceremony Highlights Weekend Events

What’s Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/8/16

Ocean City’s annual “A DAY TO REMEMBER” September 11th Ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. in front of the Ocean City Fire Department at 550 Asbury Ave.

(Sept. 11) The Ocean City Pops presents CLASSIC BROADWAY with RICHARD TROXELL 7:30 p.m. at Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.  Tickets $25 at; Music Pier Box Office; (609) 399-6111 or (609) 525-9248.

(Sept. 9-10) AUTHOR’S LUNCHEON tickets on sale for annual Author’s Luncheon to be held 11:30 a.m. at the Flanders Hotel on Oct. 6th.  Guest speaker will be best-selling author, Adriana Trigiani.Tickets can be purchased on Fri., Sept. 9th from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 10th from 10 a.m. to noon at the Library Atrium. Cost per ticket is $35. Limit 10 tickets per person. Payment is cash or checks made payable to FVOCFPL, please bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope for mailing of tickets.

(Sept. 10) The 42nd annual STREET ROD RALLY will feature colorful, modified cars from 1986 and older. They will be displayed on the Tabernacle Grounds, 6th and Asbury Ave. from 8 a.m. till noon. Then proceed to the Boardwalk and park to 4 p.m. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.

(Sept. 10) THE FIRST LADIES OF ROCK & SOUL will present an electrifying performance of Girl Groups of the 1960s, 8 p.m. at the Music Pier.  Tickets are $25, available www.; Music Pier Box Office; or by calling (609) 525-9248 or (609) 399-6111.

(Sept. 14) Ocean City Pops presents A NIGHT IN OLD VIENNA 7:30 p.m. at the Music Pier. Tickets $15/$10 available at; Music Pier Box Office; (609) 399-6111 or (609) 525-9248.

(Sept. 18) CORVETTE SHOW: Over 350 cars exhibited. Displayed on the Boardwalk from 6th to 14th St. from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information call (609) 457-0081.

(Sept. 18)  Ocean City Pops presents CARTOON CLASSICS: Hughes Performing Arts Center , 6th and Atlantic  Ave. 7:30 p.m., Tickets $20,; Music Pier Box Office; (609) 399-6111 or (609) 525-9248

(Sept. 18) Film Screening of “AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, THE BOYS OF ‘36,” a new documentary from PBS highlights the 1936 University of Washington crew team whose victories at the Olympics spurred hope in America during the Great Depression. Free showing at the Ocean City Free Public Library, 17th and Simpson Ave. at 2p.m. in the Chris Maloney Lecture Room.  On Thurs., Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m.  a free video presentation of the author Daniel James Brown from his 2015 talk in Bellingham, WA.

(Sept. 24) MS CITY TO SHORE Ride with 7,000 cyclists raising $5.6 million. For information call 1-800-445-BIKE or visit

(Sept. 24) WALK FOR THE WOUNDED – 8:30 a.m. registration in front of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.  All money raised benefits Operation First Response.  For information visit

(Sept. 24) OCEAN CITY AIRPORT FESTIVAL: Annual free Festival at Ocean City Municipal Airport, 26th and Bay Ave., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information,

(Sept. 25) The BOARDWALK AEROBATIC AIR SHOW starting 1 p.m. from 6th to 14th Sts. above the Ocean and Boardwalk. Call (609) 399-6111 for more information.

(Sept 25) OCNJ HALF MARATHON and a 5k & 10 Mile Non-Competitive Walk/Run. Half Marathon registration $60 Sept. 1-20; $70 Sept. 21-23 until 4 p.m.  NO RACE DAY Registration for the Half Marathon. For more information, call (609) 398-6900 or online at

(Sept. 30-Oct. 1) Boardwalk and Downtown Merchant TABLE SALES, 6th to 14th Streets on the Boardwalk and Asbury Ave.

(Oct. 2) John R. Elliott HERO WALK: Registration at 9 a.m.  The walk begins at 11 a.m. at the Civic Center (6th and Boardwalk). A 5K walk to promote the use of designated drivers and to educate and raise awareness.  Also a time to remember those who have been affected by a drunk driver.   For more information visit or call (609) 626-3880.

(Oct. 2) CHILI-CHOWDER FESTIVAL: Noon to 4 p.m. at the Tennessee Ave. soccer complex to benefit the Humane Society of Ocean City. For information call (570) 579-8500 or visit



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