What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 10/16/1 Rescheduled Fire Department Open House Is Thursday The Ocean City Boardwalk will be host to two major events this weekend – one a local tradition and the other a newer event for Ocean City. The John R. Elliott HERO Walk and 5K Run on the Ocean City Boardwalk will take place on Sunday, October 20. A professionally timed 5-kilometer (3.1 miles) run begins at 9:30 a.m. and the HERO Walk starts at 11 a.m. Ceremonies are at 10:30 a.m. The event raises awareness of the importance of sober designated drivers. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Ocean City Sports and Civic Center at Sixth Street and the Boardwalk. The course for both the run and walk is on the Ocean City Boardwalk. For more information,... Read More

Fall Block Party and Fireworks Set for Saturday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 10/9/19 Indian Summer Weekend Is an Annual Highlight in Ocean City Ocean City’s premier autumn event – the Fall Block Party – will go off rain or shine from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. More than 400 crafters, food vendors and entertainers will line a mile of downtown Asbury Avenue between Fifth Street and 14th Street. The Block Party helps draw tens of thousands of people to Ocean City for Columbus Day Weekend. Entertainers and bands will perform at various spots along the Avenue between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Just a few of the perennial favorites include the Tidal Wave Band (at 10th Street) and the Pennsport String Band (at 13th Street). The cast of “The Marvelous Wonderettes” will perform from the steps... Read More

Jeep Invasion and ‘Marvelous’ Musical Highlight the Weekend

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 10/2/19 Fire Department Invites Community to Open House on Thursday About 500 Jeeps will roll down the boardwalk on Saturday, Oct. 5 and remain on display in lines that stretch from Fifth Street to 14th Street. The Ocean City NJ Jeep Invasion runs from noon to 5 p.m. The event raises money for local charities, and trophies are awarded to the best Jeeps in various categories. The show also includes vendors displaying and selling accessories at the Music Pier and on the 500 block of the Boardwalk. At the same time, visitors can take advantage of table sales with Ocean City merchants offering discounts on merchandise displayed outdoors between Sixth Street and 14th Street on the boardwalk and downtown Asbury Avenue. The table sales will take place... Read More

Health Expo, Half Marathon and Walk for Wounded Highlight Weekend

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/25/19 Admission Buttons on Sale for First Night Ocean City 2020 The OCNJ Healthy Living Advisory Council will host its first Health, Fitness & Wellness Expo 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Ocean City Sports and Civic Center (Sixth Street and Boardwalk). The event will feature health food, fitness classes, speakers, vendors and a “Kids Corner” with information on raising healthy children. All are invited to this free event. The program includes a full schedule of special activities ranging from ballroom dancing to Zumba to bicycle safety. More than 30 vendors will be on hand with the latest products, services and information. The 11th annual Walk for the Wounded will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Registration begins at 8:30... Read More

Corvettes and Cyclists Roll Into Town This Weekend

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/18/19 Admission Buttons on Sale for First Night Ocean City 2020 More than 350 Corvettes will take over the Ocean City Boardwalk on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual Corvette Show includes a range of models dating back to Corvette’s first in 1953 and extending to the present. The show is one of the largest on the East Coast, and the line of vehicles will cover the boardwalk from Sixth Street to 14th Street. Due to the popularity of the event, it is now closed to new registrations. An awards ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in front of the Ocean City Music Pier (between Eighth Street and Ninth Street). The Ocean City Humane Society also will have a display in front... Read More

Ocean City Air Shows Fly Over Town This Weekend

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/11/19 Annual 9/11 Ceremony Scheduled for Wednesday All eyes will turn to the sky for Ocean City’s Air Show Weekend on Sept. 14 and 15. All events are free to attend. The celebration starts with the Ocean City Airport Festival on Saturday (Sept. 14) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival features a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from World War II to the present. The event will feature a parachute jump from Team Fastrax, “America’s Skydiving Team.” It also will include food, music, classic cars and kids’ activities, including the Ocean City Board of Realtors’ popular Bubble Mania. The skydiving team will perform at the Airport Festival at some time after 12 p.m., depending on wind and weather conditions. The half-mile “Runway Run” will return... Read More

Street Rods and Classic Cars Roll Onto Boardwalk for Annual Show

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 9/4/19 LaKisha Jones Helps Celebrate the ‘Queens of Rock and Soul’ Street rods and other classic cars will be on display during Ocean City’s annual Street Rod Weekend Sept. 6 and 7. Street rods are classic cars (1989 or older) modified with modern parts. Friday evening (Sept. 6) will feature a sock-hop party on the grounds of the Tabernacle, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with dancing, games, family fun and more. Iron Kettle BBQ will be on hand. On Saturday, cars will be displayed at the Tabernacle grounds 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. 7) in front of the Music Pier (at Boardwalk... Read More

Labor Day Weekend Caps Off Another Season in Ocean City

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/28/19 Country Music Concert Highlights Weekend Events Country music comes to the Ocean City Music Pier on Friday, August 30 with a concert featuring the Swon Brothers and Josh Gracin. The Swon Brothers burst onto the scene in 2013 by bringing country music to the finale of NBC's "The Voice," and they continue to tour and record great music. Josh Gracin first hit the country music charts 15 years ago, and he's making the best music of his career. The country music show is a first for the Ocean City Music Pier, which has been a long-time home to the Ocean City Pops orchestra, the annual rock Summer Concert Series and countless other events. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Tickets ($25 to $30) are available... Read More

Ocean City Pops Continues Sizzling Summer 2019 Season

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 8/21/19 Special Guests Include Cheyenne Jackson, former Miss America, and LaKisha Jones
Now in its 91st season, the Ocean City Pops is mixing it up with a wide variety of musical talents this summer. The local orchestra performs twice-weekly at the historic Ocean City Music Pier, and the remainder of the 2019 season promises something for everybody.
Tickets are on sale now for the following shows:
  • Cheyenne Jackson (August 21):The Grammy-nominated Cheyenne Jackson is a multi-talented actor, singer and songwriter. He was most recently seen in FX's "American Horror Story: Apocalypse" and Disney's "Descendants 3." A veteran of the theater, he has performed in "The Most Happy Fella," "The Performers," "Finian's Rainbow," "Xanadu," "All Shook Up," "Aida" and "Thoroughly Modern Millie." Tickets are $35 to $40.
  • "Bon Voyage!" (August 25):  Sit... Read More