Countdown to Memorial Day Weekend

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The wait is almost over. Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of another summer season – and it’s only a few days away!

On Friday, May 26, Celebrate with the annual Unlocking of the Ocean ceremony where city officials will turn the key, taking place at Moorlyn Terrace St. Beach at 12 noon.

Immediately following will be the Business Persons Plunge where all are welcome to dress in business attire and march into the unlocked ocean to the tune “Pomp and Circumstance.” For more information call 609-399-6111. 

The Memorial Beach Challenge takes place Saturday, May 27, at 8 am.  Register for the 2.5 mile race on the beach with obstacles. Proceeds from the event benefit The 31Heroes Project, an organization that specializes in creating programs, financial support systems and future opportunities for service members, veterans and their families. On-site registration takes place at the Ocean City Music Pier, 825 Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace, on Friday, May 26th from 2:00pm-10:00pm and Saturday, May 27th from 6:00am-7:30am. There is also a kid run for children ages 4 – 12 taking place after (approx. 9:45am). For more information please call 856-905-0583 or visit memorialbeachchallenge.com.

Outside the Ocean City Music Pier at 6pm on Saturday, May 27, The Bucks County Singers of Newtown, Pa. will perform a free concert. The mixed-voice choral group of men and women will present a program of eclectic choral offerings, including well-known standards, pop, show tunes, and patriotic pieces, many related to their spring concert theme “What a Wonderful World!” For more information, call 215-741-1283.

On Monday, May 29, a Memorial Day Service will take place at 11:00 am at Veterans Memorial Park, 6th & Wesley Ave. Rain location: Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. For more information call 609-399-6111.

We hope you are as excited as we are for the 2017 summer season!

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