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The Great Egg Hunt

EASTER EGG HUNT, OCEAN CITY NJ 2019

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Looking for fun Easter activities for the kids?  Come to Ocean City, NJ for The Great Egg Hunt. A giant egg hunt on the beach between 11th and 14th streets, the egg hunt is for children 7 years of age and younger.  Children will search for over 100,000 eggs scattered on the beach and stuffed with candy and surprises from local merchants. The event is set for Saturday, April 13th starting at 2:30 pm.

Time: Saturday, April 13, 2019  – 2:30 pm

Where: 11th- 14th St. Beach.

The kids will be grouped in 5 different age groups. Please read below to see which beach to go to: 0-2yrs and 3yrs (11th Street) 4 and 5yrs (12th Street) 6 & 7yrs old (13th Street) Special Needs Children (14th Street)

Rain date: April 14th. For more information call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

OC-Con is coming to Ocean City, NJ

If you are a fan of comic books, you will not want to miss OC-Con on the weekend of April 6th and 7th on the Ocean City Music Pier.  

Special guests include Levar Burton from Star Trek: The Next Generation and Reading Rainbow acclaim.  Get in on the opportunity to get an autograph or selfie or sit in on a Q&A session.

The weekend long event also features meet the artist sessions, discussions, cosplay and displays and sales by multiple comic book and memorabilia vendors.  Additionally, there is a one mile Superhero run!

For more information or to purchase tickets for the event. Click here.

Beach Gear for your Summer Vaction

When you go to the beach, whether it is with family, friends or alone, one of the most important beach accessories is a reliable beach cooler.  Take a look at these beach coolers that have received the best reviews. There is something for all of your needs, budget and preferences. Here are 5 great beach coolers:

  1. Yeti Hopper Flip Portable Cooler–perfect for those heading alone to the beach to soak up some sun for a few hours.  While it is pricey, this cooler will keep 6 of your favorite drinks ice cold for days.
  2. Igloo Cool Fusion 36 Can Roller— if you need a cooler that will accommodate the entire family, this is the one for you.  With sturdy wheels, making it easy to roll over the sand, this cooler locks in the cold, and is made from both hard and soft material.
  3. Igloo Ice Cube Cooler–This cooler is portable, has a 14 can capacity and is budget friendly.
  4. Clevermade 50 Can Soft-Sided Collapsible Cooler–if you are looking for a cooler that won’t take up too much room in the car, this collapsible cooler is a must. The leak-proof insulated interior will keep food and drinks cold all day. It is also large enough to hold drinks and food for the whole family or a large group of friends.
  5. Coleman Coastal Xtreme Series Marine Portable Cooler, 120 Quart–This cooler is rugged and can take a lot of wear and tear.  It can keep things cold for days on end and it is budget-friendly.

Now that you got your beach gear you just need the beach house. Call us to reserve your dream house 1-609-399-7036.

OCNJ is good for your health

If you are trying to decide exactly where you are going to take your summer vacation, look no further than OCNJ.  Aside from all the wonderful amenities that OCNJ has to offer, the beach is actually beneficial to your health. It is true, numerous studies have proven it!

Listen to the Waves Crashing

The rhythmic sound of waves crashing, actually starts to put your mind in a meditative state (that’s why sleep machines always include the ocean waves).  The sound of the water naturally puts you in a calm and relaxed state.

Enjoy the Blue Sky

When you are sitting on one of the 8 miles of OCNJ beaches, staring at the blue sky, not only does it make you feel at peace, but the color blue is causing a physiological reaction that reduces stress.

Soak Up the Sun

When you soak up the sun’s rays (with ample sunscreen of course), there are a number of health benefits. The Vitamin D you get from the sun is good for your bones and studies have stated that is can help lower your blood pressure.

Now is the best time to book your OCNJ vacation! Call us today to let us help you find the perfect rental!

3 Reasons to Plan your OCNJ Summer Vacation Now

As February draws to a close, now is the best time to choose your OCNJ vacation rental.  Did you know that January through March is the busiest time of year for booking summer vacation rentals?  Act now, to get the perfect vacation home! Here are three reasons to plan your summer vacation now.

  1. You can check out your rental in person.  On a nice sunny winter weekend, you can take a drive to the OCNJ and check out your potential rentals.  Take a look at how close you are to the beach or the other important amenities that you want for your vacation home.
  2. Keep within your budget.  If you book now, you can easily spread your payments out so it doesn’t bust your budget.  The earlier you book, the easier it is to keep within your budget and get the perfect vacation rental.
  3. Location, location, location.  If you want to find the best location for your OCNJ rental…don’t wait. Since this time of the year is the most popular booking time, you might not get the location you want, so make sure you book now!

Calling All Sports Fans come to OCNJ!

Who doesn’t love sports memorabilia or getting to Q&A with your favorite one of your favorite players? This area has the World Champion Phillies and Eagles! Come to Ocean City because sports collectors will showcase sports cards and memorabilia for sale!   General admission for adults $7 and children $3 which includes listening to a live Q & A session with Darren Sproles (Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Champion 2018) at 11am and Matt Stairs (Philadelphia Phillies World Series Champion 2008) at 2pm on March 30th at the Music Pier.

If you are interested in meeting either of the guest athletes, you can purchase a separate ticket for 1 autograph and 1 photo. Please visit oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice to purchase Meet & Greet Tickets. For questions or information please call 609-399-6111

Garden State Parkway Bike Lane

If you are a bike rider in Ocean City, you are probably always interested in ways that you can ride your bike more easily and safely. One of the best things about spending time at the shore, is being able to take bike rides with your family and friends.

Right now there are many dedicated bike lanes that exist, but currently there are no lanes that exist if you wish to ride from Ocean City to Somers Point or maybe take a ride into Cape May County, but the advocacy group Bike OCNJ has other plans.  

Bike OCNJ, led by Ocean City residents Drew Fasy and Tom Heist, have been working hard to create a regional “super bikeway” for the area. If you are a bike rider or OCNJ that supports this cause, there will be an informational meeting this Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Somers Point City Hall, 1 West New Jersey Avenue.

Tips for Booking Your Vacation Home in 2019

Did you know that January through March is the busiest booking time for the 2019 summer season?

If you are thinking about a rental, this is a great time to make your selection.  Here are a few questions that you should ask yourself before you start your search:

  1. How many people will be staying at your house? How many bedrooms will you need?
  2. When it comes to location do you want to be near the: beach, bay, boardwalk, playground…etc.
  3. Time frame: What month would you like to come to Ocean City, NJ and how long would you like to stay?
  4. What is your budget?

Now that you are ready to start looking we are more than happy to share our insight and help you narrow down your options. However, we do highly recommend choosing a day to come to Ocean City and touring the homes. It’s always great to see your finalists in person! A Marr Agency agent is available to assist you at 609-399-7036.

April Getaway – Reserve Your Dream Home Now

Do you need a relaxing Spring Break? Head to OCNJ! On April 5th, 6th & 7th the town is holding a Girls Weekend and the OC Con!

Start your morning with coffee overlooking the ocean. Then on Friday night head over to Asbury Avenue for the Fashion show, followed by shopping and dining specials all weekend long! On the 6th head over to the Comic Book & Memorabilia Show to see your favorite cosplayers.

As you can see there is something for everyone! Plus, we are still offering off-season pricing! So contact us to reserve your dream home.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration of Life in Ocean City NJ

Join the town on January 21st in Ocean City NJ, we will be celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a ceremony and Soul Food Dinner at the Hughes Performing Arts Center of Ocean City High School at 12 PM.

During the celebration of life ceremony, we will remember Dr. King through words and music. After the program is over, everyone is invited to a free soul food dinner in the high school cafeteria. The menu will include fried chicken and other comfort food.

Donations will be accepted and benefit OCNJ CARE.

Location: The Hughes Performing Arts Center is at Ocean City High School, and the entrance is on the beach block of Sixth Street. For more information call 609-399-6111