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OCEAN CITY, NEW JERSEY 2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

For more information on Events call 609-399-6111.

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Summer Weekly events

Every Tuesday

Funtastic Tuesdays - 10am - 1pm on Asbury Avenue. Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon Sculptors. 

Mummers Night - Strutting 7pm - 9pm on the boardwalk - 6th - 14th Streets.

Beach Walks - South End Location:  59th St. & Central Ave., (Entrance to Corsons Inlet Park)   9:00am.  Tickets may be purchased on-site.  Adults $1.00 Children $.50

Every Wednesday 

June 27th through August 29th:   Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle grounds, 6th & Asbury Ave. 8am – 1pm.  Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury.

June 26th through August 28th :  Wacky but not tacky events and contests that are fun for the entire family.  10:30am every Wednesday at the Music Pier - Moorlyn Terrace & the Boardwalk.

Beach Walks – South end location: 59th St. & Central Ave. at the entrance to Corsons Inlet Park.  6:30pm.   Tickets may be purchased on-site.  Adults $1.00 Children $.50

Every Thursday through the end of August

Market Days - 10am - 1pm - Asbury Avenue.  Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon Sculptors.

Family Nights –  7:30pm – 9:30pm between 6th – 14th Streets.  Entertainment on the Boardwalk

Historic Inn Tours – 2pm – 4pm at 7th & Central Avenue. 

 

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May

May 4               Spring Block Party         9am-5pm from 5th to 14th Streets on Asbury Avenue.  Over 350 crafters, food vendors, music and more.  For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

May 4-5            Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Tables Sales – (No Vendors)  6th to 14th Streets on Asbury Avenue and the Boardwalk.

May 11             Martin Z. Mollusk Day    Come and find out if summer is coming early, 11am at the 9th St. Beach.

May 11             Modern Muscle Car Invasion – Modern Muscle Cars will be displayed on the boardwalk between 5th-14th Streets, Noon-5pm.  For more information visit www.modernmusclecarinvastion.com or email blinkerfluidproductions@gmail.com

May 12             The West Chester Senior Strings     Free Mother’s Day Concert, 4:00pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace. 

May 18             American Heart Assoc. HeartWalk- Registration begins at 9am at the Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk, walk begins at 10:30am.  For more information call 609-399-6111.

May 18-19        Treasure Hunt – Annual open beach metal detecting hunt at the Ocean City Music Pier.  For more information, visit www.ecrda.org or call: 732-276-8251.

May 19             OCNJ Triathlon/Duathlon – ¼ mile pool swim, 2M Run/16M Bike/2M Run. For more information, visit www.ocnj.us/race-events or call:  609-399-6111.

May 24             Unlocking of the Ocean and Business Persons Plunge – Participants dress in business suits, carry brief cases and march into the ocean to welcome the new season.  12noon, Moorlyn Terrace St. Beach.  For more information call:  609-399-6111.

May 25             Memorial Beach Challenge – The main obstacle course challenge is a soft sand adventure race followed by our kids fun run.  For registration information visit www.memorialbeachchallenge.com or call:  856-905-0583.

May 27             Memorial Day Service  11:00am at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Avenue.  For more information call:  609-399-6111.

May 27             National Moment of Remembrance, established by Congress, asks Americans, wherever they are at 3pm on Memorial Day.  For more information call:  609-399-6111.

May 31-June 2 Ocean City Flower Show – See beautiful commercial, amateur and kids displays at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk.  For more information call:  609-399-6111.

 


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June

June 6             Wonder’s Birthday Bash at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier – 6th St. & the Boardwalk.  Celebrate Wonder Bear’s Birthday from 6pm-10:30pm.  Celebrating 90 years on the Ocean City Boardwalk with fireworks at 9pm. 

June 7-14         Restaurant Week – Fixed Price Specials at participating Ocean City Restaurants.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner and special treats for the whole family.  Visit www.eatinocnj.com for list of participating restaurants.   Sponsored by the Ocean City Restaurant Association.

June 7              Skato with Kato – at OC Skate Park, 5th & Asbury Ave. – 4:00pm – 7:00pm.  Sponsored by the Humane Society of Ocean City.  For more information call 609-398-9500 ext. 4 or visit:  www.hsocnj.org

June 8              Cop Chase – 5K Footrace, 2 Mile Fitness Walk on the Ocean City Boardwalk.   For more info call 609-525-9108 or visit www.ocpba.com

June 8              Miss Artisan Pageant Scholarship Pageant and Show – 7pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk.  Admission is free.  For info call 215-708-1000 or visit:  www.artisansaomp.org

June 12-15       Miss New Jersey Pageant – Boardwalk Parade (June 12), preliminary competitions and the finals at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk.    For more info visit:  missnewjersey.net

June 22             Antique Auto Show   Over 300 vintage vehicles.  Tabernacle grounds, 6th & Asbury Ave. 8am – 2pm.  Boardwalk Parade after 2pm.   For more information call:  609-399-6111.

June 26 – August 28

Wacky Wednesdays  - Wacky but not tacky events and contests that are fun for the entire family.  10:30am every Wednesday at the Music Pier - Moorlyn Terrace & the Boardwalk. 

June 26th through September 4th.  Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle grounds, 6th & Asbury Ave. 8am – 1pm.  Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury.  


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July

Every Tuesday

Funtastic Tuesdays - 10am - 1pm on Asbury Avenue. Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon Sculptors.  

Mummers Night - Strutting 7pm - 9pm on the boardwalk - 6th - 14th Streets.

Beach Walks - South End Location:  59th St. & Central Ave., (Entrance to Corson’s Inlet Park) Tuesdays 9:00am.  Tickets may be purchased on-site.  Adults $1.00 Children $.50

Every Wednesday 

June 26th through September 4

Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle grounds, 6th & Asbury Ave. 8am – 1pm.  Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury.

June 26th through August 28th

Wacky but not tacky events and contests that are fun for the entire family. 10:30am every Wednesday at the Music Pier - Moorlyn Terrace & the Boardwalk.

Beach Walks – South end location: 59th St. & Central Ave. at the entrance to Corson’s Inlet Park.  6:30pm.   Tickets may be purchased on-site.  Adults $1.00 Children $.50

Every Thursday through the end of August

Market Days - 10am - 1pm - Asbury Avenue.  Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon Sculptors. 

Family Nights –  7:30pm – 9:30pm between 6th – 14th Streets.  Entertainment on the Boardwalk

Historic Inn Tours – 2pm – 4pm at 7th & Central Avenue.  Ends August 22.

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July 2               Children’s Theatre Series:  BEAT BUGS Presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company.  Showtime  10:30am at the Ocean City Music Pier.    For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice

July 4               Bike Parade – Sponsored by the Gardens Civic Association.  Registration 9:00am at the Longport Bridge parking lot.  Parade begins at 10am.  For more information call:  609-399-6111.

July 4               Southend Bike Parade.  Sponsored by the South OC Improvement Association.   Registration 9:00am at 40th & Asbury Avenue.  Parade begins at 10am.  For more information call:  609-399-6111.

July 4               Fourth of July Celebration – Kite flying competition at 7pm followed by entertainment on the beach next to the Music Pier.  A spectacular boardwalk firework display tops off the evening at 9pm.  For more information call 609-399-6111.

July 5               Children’s Theatre Series:  BEAT BUGS Presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company.  Showtime  10:30am at the Ocean City Music Pier.    For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice

July 9               Children’s Theatre Series:  ELEPHANTS & PIGGIE’S We Are in a Play!  Showtime: 10:30am at the Ocean City Music Pier.    For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice

July 9-12          Broadway Musical MAMA MIA presented by the Ocean City POPS and the Ocean City Theatre Company.    For tickets and more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice 

July 10             Freckle Contest Registration is free and begins at 5:30pm in front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk.  Contest starts at 6:00pm.  For more information call 609-399-6111.

July 11             Sand Sculpting Contest – Registration is free and begins at 9:00am at the 6th St. Beach – the first one of the season.  Judging takes place by 11:00am.  For more information call 609-399-6111.

July 13             Night in Venice.  The city’s annual boat parade is one of the largest in the world.   

July 13             40th Annual T. John Carey Master’s Swim – Registration 8:00am, Race starts at 10:00am at the beach patrol station, 34th Street and the beach.  For more information call 609-399-6111.

July 16             Children’s Theatre Series:  KNUFFLE BUNNY: A Cautionary Musical - presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company.  Showtime  10:30am at the Ocean City Music Pier.    For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice

July 23             Children’s Theatre Series:  Stellaluna, The Musical - presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company.  Showtime  10:30am at the Ocean City Music Pier.    For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice

July 25             OCBP Women’s Lifeguard Invitational Races  34th St. beach, 6:15pm.   For more information call 609-399-6111.

July 30             Children’s Theatre Series:  How I Became A Pirate, presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company.  Showtime  10:30am at the Ocean City Music Pier.    For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice

July 31             Twins Contest   Prizes for those who look the most and least alike.  Open to all ages.  Registration is free and begins at 5:30pm.  Contest begins at 6:00pm in front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk.    For more information call 609-399-6111.

 


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August

Every Tuesday

Funtastic Tuesdays - 10am - 1pm on Asbury Avenue. Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon Sculptors.  

Mummers Night - Strutting 7pm - 9pm on the boardwalk - 6th - 14th Streets.

Beach Walks - South End Location:  59th St. & Central Ave., (Entrance to Corson’s Inlet Park) Tuesdays 9:00am.  Tickets may be purchased on-site.  Adults $1.00 Children $.50 

Every Wednesday 

June 26th through September 4:  Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle grounds, 6th & Asbury Ave. 8am – 1pm.  Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury.

June 26th through August 28th:  Wacky but not tacky events and contests that are fun for the entire family.   10:30am every Wednesday at the Music Pier - Moorlyn Terrace & the Boardwalk.

Beach Walks – South end location: 59th St. & Central Ave. at the entrance to Corson’s Inlet Park.  6:30pm.   Tickets may be purchased on-site.  Adults $1.00 Children $.50

Every Thursday through the end of August

Market Days - 10am - 1pm - Asbury Avenue.  Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon Sculptors.

Family Nights –  7:30pm – 9:30pm between 6th – 14th Streets.  Entertainment on the Boardwalk

Historic Inn Tours – 2pm – 4pm at 7th & Central Avenue.  Ends August 22.

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August 1          Sand Sculpting Contest – Registration is free and begins at 9:00am at the 6th St. Beach.  Judging takes place by 11:00am.  For more information call 609-399-6111. 

August 1-3        The 19th Annual Art of Surfing - A free family event featuring original art from surfing's biggest names, live music, and a chance to meet artists from across the country. At the Music Pier.

August 2-4        57th Annual Boardwalk Art Show - Leading artists from throughout the East Coast exhibit and sell their work. Hours: Fri. & Sat. - 10am - 6pm, Sun. 10am - 4pm.   For more information call 609-399-6111.

August 6           Pamper Scamper - Annual baby crawling race. For babies up to 15 months. Registration is free and begins at 8:30am. Contest begins at 9:00am at the 6th Street beach.

August 6-9        Broadway Musical Disney's NEWSIES presented by the Ocean City Pops and Ocean City Theatre Co.  For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice

August 8           110th Annual Baby Parade - One of the oldest baby parades in the country. On the Boardwalk, 10:30am.  For more information visit www.ocnj.us/babyparade

August 10        Miss Ocean City Pageant - 7pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk.  For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice

August 14        Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant.  The original beauty contest for crustaceans.  Open to all ages.  For more information call:  609-399-6111. 

August 16        Little Miss Ocean City – 7pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk. For registration information call 609-525-9304.

August 17        Junior Miss Ocean City – 7pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk.

For more information call:  609-399-6111 or visit www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice 

August 18        Guts & Glory 5k Run/Walk. 5k Run/Walk to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. For More info email:  dhalsey@crohnscolitisfoundation.org or call 646-276-1732.

August 23        Ocean City Green Fair  9:00am – 1:00pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk.  For more information call:  609-399-6111.


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September

September 2    OCNJ Labor Day Race  5-mile beach run and 1 mile run run/walk.  Great end of the summer season event.  For more information call 609-399-6111 or visit www.ocnj.us/Race-Events.

September 4    Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle grounds, 6th & Asbury Ave. 8am – 1pm.  Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury.  Final Market of the 2019 Summer Season.

September 6-7 Street Rod Weekend.  Features classic cars on display.  Sock Hop Party on the grounds of the Ocean City Tabernacle 6pm – 7:30pm on Friday.  Boardwalk display 12noon – 4pm on Saturday.  For more information call:  609-399-6111.

September 11  9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, includes music, prayers and reflections.  6pm at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Avenue.

September 14   Boardwalk to Defeat ALS – 2-mile walk raises funds to support patients services and research.  Registration begins at 9:00am at the 6th St. practice field.  For more information visit www.oceancitywalktodefeatals.org or call 215-664-4143.

September 14-15         Ocean City Airport Festival, Parachute Pyrotechnic Show and Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow.   For more information call:  609-399-6111.

September 21  MS City to Shore Ride with 7,000 cyclists raising over $5 million.  For more information call:  1-800-445-BIKE or visit:  www.mscycling.org

September 22  Corvette Show with over 350 cars exhibited.  One of the largest shows of its kind in the East.  Displayed on the boardwalk from 6th-14th St., 11:30am – 4:00pm.  For more information call 609-457-0081 or www.boardwalkcorvettes.com

September 28  Walk for the Wounded.  Registration 8:30am in front of the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk.  Ceremony 9:30am, Walk 10:00am.  For more information visit www.operationfirstresponse.org

September 29   OCNJ Half Marathon, 5k & 10 Mile Non-Competitive Walk/Run.  For more information call 609-399-6111 or visit www.ocnj.us/Race-Events.


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October

October 5-6      Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales- (No Venders) 6th – 14th Streets on the Boardwalk and Asbury Avenue.

October 5-6      Ocean City, NJ Jeep Invasion - Jeeps will be displayed on the Boardwalk between 5th  - 14th Streets, Noon- 5:00pm. To register email NJJeepinvasion@gmail.com

October 12       Fall Block Party and Fireworks Spectacular – 9am – 5pm  from 5th – 14th Streets on Asbury Avenue. Over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and more. In the evening, fireworks over the boardwalk from 6th to 14thStreets.  For more information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

October 12-14  Indian Summer Weekend – Seafood vendors at the Music Pier (Sat. – Mon.) and boardwalk table sales.  For more information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

October 12-14  Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales- (No Venders) 6th – 14th Streets on the Boardwalk and Asbury Avenue.