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. How to Choose Ocean Safe Jewelry It's a warm, beautiful day on the beach. The sun is shining, the waves... 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

Celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Ocean City

Celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Ocean City

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 Happening in Ocean City, NJ 12/22/21 Ocean City’s popular New Year’s Eve event will return for the 29th time this year, and families throughout the region are ready to celebrate. First Night offers more than 70 entertainment programs at 20 different venues throughout town. The lineup includes entertainment and activities 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 “It... Read More

Bike Trails in Ocean City, New Jersey

Bike Trails in Ocean City, New Jersey

Ocean City, New Jersey has so much beauty and adventure to offer tourists and residents alike. What better way to experience it than riding a bike? Biking is one of the most popular activities in Ocean City, and it's a great way to spend time with family and friends while having fun and staying active. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced rider, there are trails suitable for everyone. From the beach to shopping centers and everywhere in between, this guide will direct you to some of the best Ocean City bike trails around. Where to Start Where to Start A key component to biking is having a bike, and luckily, there are plenty of places to find bicycles in Ocean City. Wherever you wish to ride, there is bound to be a bike rental... Read More

Admission Buttons on Sale for 2022 First Night – Celebrate New Year’s Eve With the Entire Family

Admission Buttons on Sale for 2022 First Night – Celebrate New Year’s Eve With the Entire Family

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 12/15/21 Admission Buttons on Sale for 2022 First Night - Celebrate New Year’s Eve With the Entire Family It’s not too early to think about making plans for a family-friendly New Year’s Eve in Ocean City. The popular non-alcoholic New Year’s Eve celebration features more than 70 entertainment programs at 20 different locations in Ocean City from 4 p.m. till 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31. A fireworks display rings in the New Year at midnight. All-inclusive admission buttons for Ocean City’s First Night celebration are on sale for $20. Purchase them online at firstnightocnj.com or by calling 609-399-6111. They are also available for purchase: At our City Hall Welcome Center at 861 Asbury Avenue (9th Street entrance): 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. At the Roy... Read More

Tips for Flying a Kite on the Beach

Tips for Flying a Kite on the Beach

When you’re vacationing in New Jersey, you may have an interest in flying kites with your family or friends. Kite-flying is a common activity you can see and do on the shore. Kites are affordable and fun and can be flown by beachgoers of all ages. Around the world each year, kite-fliers launch tons of colorful air creations into the sky. Kites have been a staple in oceanside fun for people on vacation for many years. If you're looking to take to the skies on your next trip, check out these tips for flying a kite on the beach. Parts of Kites Knowing the various parts of a kite can help you better understand how it works and how to best fly it. Common kite components include: Spine: This is the kite's backbone.... Read More