Porsche Show and HERO Walk Highlight Weekend in Ocean City 

Porsche Show and HERO Walk Highlight Weekend in Ocean City 

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 10/13/2021 Porsche Show and HERO Walk Highlight Weekend in Ocean City  The Ocean City Boardwalk will be host to two major events this weekend: The Porsche Boardwalk Reunion on Saturday and the HERO Walk on Sunday. More than 350 Porsches of all models from 1954 to 2021 will be on display on the Ocean City Boardwalk between Fifth Street and 14th Street from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, as part of the Porsche Boardwalk Reunion. The Ocean City Music Pier will be host to various free tech sessions on Porsche-related topics. For more information, visit www.boardwalkreunion.org. The John R. Elliott HERO Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run on the Ocean City Boardwalk will take place on Sunday, October 17. The HERO Fun Run will take place at... Read More

Fall Block Party and Fireworks Set for Saturday

Fall Block Party and Fireworks Set for Saturday

What's Happening in Ocean City, NJ 10/6/21 Fall Block Party and Fireworks Set for Saturday 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. 9. 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 Big Daddy (at 6th Street), the Pennsport String Band (at 13th Street from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and... Read More

The Importance of Traveling for Children

The Importance of Traveling for Children

Many families make lifelong memories while vacationing together, and the benefits of traveling as a child can have long-lasting positive impacts on a child’s life and development. Travel can allow for quality family time, exciting adventures and relaxing days away from the stressors of everyday life. For children, in particular, traveling can be a powerful and tactile way to increase their cross-cultural understanding while they develop empathy for others and a sense of personal independence. Travel can also allow children to develop essential life skills — patience, flexibility, confidence and self-esteem. In today’s modern world, family travel has never been easier. Thanks to the internet, there is a plethora of information regarding the practical and emotional components of traveling with children. Still, the prospect can feel overwhelming, especially for large families or those... Read More

Jeep Invasion and Table Sales Highlight Weekend in OCNJ 9/28/21 About 500 Jeeps will roll down the boardwalk on Sunday, Oct. 3 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 with trophies awarded at 4 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. The show also includes vendors displaying and selling accessories at the Music Pier. Visit njjeepinvasion.com for more information. 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... Read More

Return and Earn: An Incentive Program for Garden State Workers and Employers

Return and Earn: An Incentive Program for Garden State Workers and Employers

Return and Earn: An Incentive Program for Garden State Workers and Employers The new Return and Earn program will provide a $500 incentive for unemployed workers reentering the workforce and receiving job training from businesses with 100 or fewer employees. Employers can complete this form to express interest in this program and receive application information as it becomes available. The business subsidies will be capped at $40,000 per business. They must also provide job training that awards skill badges or industry-recognized certificates. The new hires must earn at least $15 an hour to be eligible for subsidies. New Jersey’s $12-per-hour minimum wage is set to increase to $15 in 2024. The $500 perk is in addition to any signing bonus offered by the employer. Job seekers interested in receiving one-on-one virtual career services should complete the service request... Read More

OCNJ Half Marathon and City to Shore Ride Set for the Weekend

OCNJ Half Marathon and City to Shore Ride Set for the Weekend

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 9/22/21 OCNJ Half Marathon and City to Shore Ride Set for the Weekend Thousands of runners and cyclists will descend on Ocean City this weekend for two great events: the OCNJ Half Marathon and the MS City to Shore Ride. Both events are fall traditions in Ocean City that draw participants from across the nation. Organizers of the OCNJ Half Marathon are expecting a strong turnout for three races on Sunday, Sept. 26, and registration is still open. In addition to the 13.1-mile Half Marathon, the event includes a 10-mile non-competitive walk/run and a 5-kilometer race. Online registration for the races continues through 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. In-person registration will be available with packet pickup 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Sept. 24 and 25) at... Read More

Ocean City Airshow Flies Over Town This Weekend

Ocean City Airshow Flies Over Town This Weekend

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OCEAN CITY 9/15/21 Ocean City Airshow Flies Over Town This Weekend All eyes will turn to the sky for Ocean City’s Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow Weekend on Sunday, Sept. 19. The event is free to attend and is one of the annual highlights of September in Ocean City. Before the airshow, the Parachute Pyrotechnic Show will return for its fourth year at 8 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 18). The show consists of several highly trained and specially licensed Team Fastrax parachuters exiting an aircraft 6,000 feet above Ocean City’s beach and boardwalk. Brilliant white or multi-colored projectile pyrotechnics are then ignited as the parachuters fly in formation, creating a dazzling display for spectators on the ground. The jump will end with a landing on the Seventh Street Beach and will be viewable... Read More

How to Get Sand Out of Everything

How to Get Sand Out of Everything

When you come to enjoy the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, New Jersey, you're bound to confront the issue of sand — it can be like a magnet the way it attaches to everything you own. Even the water bottle you didn't bring to the beach somehow now has sand on it. Fortunately, you and your family can use several tips to prevent and remove sand from getting into your things when you're at the shore. Whether you love the feeling of sand between your toes or can just barely tolerate it, this complete list on how to get sand out of everything is for you! 11 Ways to Remove Sand From Common Items and Places Learn how to remove sand from the most common places, like hands, feet and beach accessories, so it... Read More

Where to View the Sunset and Sunrise in OCNJ

Where to View the Sunset and Sunrise in OCNJ

Most people enjoy looking at the gorgeous colors and awe-inspiring views of sunsets and sunrises. During a trip to the seaside, you can take sunset and sunrise viewing to the next level. On the beach, you can bask in the sensory experience of the waves crashing, the salty air on your skin and the colorful sky above. This guide lists the top aesthetically pleasing sunset and sunrise viewing locations in Ocean City, N.J. These spots provide the perfect backdrop for special occasions or even your family's annual summer vacation photo. If you want to impress your significant other, you can bring them to one of these locations to greet the dawn together or cap off a romantic date night. Watch the Sunset in OCNJ Below is a list of some of the best... Read More