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OCEAN CITY, NEW JERSEY 2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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

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Summer Weekly Events

The Ocean City Pops has performances throughout the summer at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk

Every Tuesday July through the end of August

10am – 1pm on Asbury Avenue. Entertainment, Face painters, Balloon sculpters.
 
Mummers Night – Starting July 11th Strutting 7pm – 9pm on the Boardwalk, 6th – 14th Streets. 9am
 
Beach Walks – South end location: 59th St.7 & Central Ave. at the entrance to Corsons Park – 9am. North End location: OC/Longport Bridge parking lot – Gardens Parkway – 6:30pm. Tickets may be purchased on-site. Adukts - $1.00 Children .50¢.
 
Every Wednesday 
June 28th through September 6th
Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle grounds, 6th & Asbury Ave. 8am – 1pm.
 
June 28th through August 30th
Wacky but not tacky events and contests that are fun for the entire family.
 
Beach Walks – South end location: 59th St.7 & Central Ave. at the entrance to Corsons Park. = 6:30pm. North End location: OC/Longport Bridge parking lot – Gardens Parkway 9am. Tickets may be purchased on-site. Adukts - $1.00 Children .50¢
 
Every Thursday through the end of August
Family Nights – Entertainment on the Boardwalk 7:30pm – 9:30pm between 6th – 14th Streets.Historic Tours – 2pm – 4pm at 7th & Central Avenue. 

Every Sunday through August 6th

Character Night – 6pm on the Boardwalk. Characters will sigh autographs at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk. Come join the fun and meet all of Ocean City Boardwalk Merchants Mascots.


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August

 18th – Little Miss Ocean City – 7pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk. Scholarship pageant for girls ages 8 – 11. Must live, attend Ocean City Schools or be a property owner in Ocean City  (parent). For registration information call 609-525-9304.
 
23rd – Wacky Wednesday – Taffy Sculpting Sculpting – Use your creativity to shape and sculpt salt water taffy into your own masterpiece. Contest is free. Open to all ages. Start time is 10:30am at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk.
 
26th – Boardwalk Merchant Fireworks Display – a spectacular fireworks display can be viewed from 6th – 14th Streets on the Boardwalk. Fireworks start at 10pm.
 
30th - Wacky Wednesday – French Fry Sculpting Sculpting – Use your creativity to shape and sculpt French Fries into your own masterpiece. Contest is free. Open to all ages. Start time is 10:30am at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and the Boardwalk.

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September

4th -  OCNJ Labor Day Race – 5 mile beach run and 1 mile fun run/walk. Great end of the season event. $20 Pre-registration. $25 Race Day. $10 - 14 years & under. Registration begins February 1, 2017. Call 609-399-6111 or www.ocnj.us/Race-Events
 
9th – Ocean City Classic Car and Street Rod Show – Features classis cars on display. Boardwalk display  12noon – 4pm on Saturday .
 
10th -  Corvette Show – Over 350 cars exhibited. One of the largest of its kind in the East. Models from every year Corvettes were manufactured, comprise this colorful show. Displayed on the Boardwalk from 6th – 10th Streets, 11:30am – 4pm.
 
11th – “A Day to Remember”  9/11 Ceremony- 7pm in front of the Sixth Street Firehouse. All are invited to attend. More details to follow.
 
16th – Ocean City Airport Festival – Annual festival at the Municipal Airport, 26th & Bay Ave. 10am – 3pm. Features include a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from World War II planes to Classics and Warbirds. Meet the performers for the next day’s Aerobatic Air Show.
 
17th - Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow – 1pm, 6th – 14th Streets over the ocean. Thrill to some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world plus military demonstrations.
 
23rd – MS City to Shore Ride – with 7,000 cyclists raising $5.6 million – promises to be the best cycling experience on the east coast.
 
24th – OCNJ Half Marathon, 5K & 10 mile N0n-Competitive Walk/Run – registration begins February 1, 2017. Half Marathon $50 pre-registration until August 31st., Sept. 1 – 20 - $60; Sept 21 – 23 - $70. No race day registration for the half marathon. www.ocnj.us/race-events
 
30th Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales 6th -14th Streets on he Boardwalk & Asbury Avenue.
 

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October

1st - Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales 6th -14th Streets on the Boardwalk & Asbury Avenue.

 7TH – Fall Block Party and Fireworks Spectacular – 9am – 5pm  from 5th – 14th Streets on Asbury Avenue . Over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and more. A fireworks display in the evening over the ocean.
 
7th – 9th – Indian Summer Weekend – Seafood vendors at the Music Pier (Sat. – Mon.) and boardwalk table sales.
 
7th – 9th – Boardwalk & Down town Merchant Table Sales- (No Venders) 6th – 14th Streets on the Boardwalk and Asbury Avenue.
 
21st – Junior Miss Ocean City Pageant – 7pm at the William and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center, Ocean City High School, 6th Street. Tickets $10. Tickets will be sold at the High School box office the evening of the pageant. Doors will open at 6:30pm.
 
26th – Halloween Parade – 7:15 on Asbury Ave., from 6th – 11th Streets.

 


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December

2nd & 3rd – Train Show – Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & the Boardwalk, 10am – 5pm Saturday and 10am – 4pm on Sunday. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children.

 
2nd & 3rd – Free Horse & Carriage Rides – 12noon – 3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th & Asbury Avenue.
 
2nd & 3rd – Photos with Santa – 12pm – 3pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & the Boardwalk.
 
9th & 10th - Free Horse & Carriage Rides – 12noon – 3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th &
Asbury Avenue.
 
9th & 10th – Photos with Santa – 12pm – 3pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & the Boardwalk.
 
16th & 17th - Free Horse & Carriage Rides – 12noon – 3pm, in front of City Hall, 9th &
Asbury Avenue.
 
16th & 17th – Photos with Santa – 12pm – 3pm at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & the Boardwalk.
 
31st First Night New Years Eve Celebration – a complete schedule of entertainment leading up to fireworks at midnight. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.