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Ocean City’s Fall Block Party on 5th to 14th streets on Asbury Avenue is scheduled for Saturday, October 8th from 9am to 5pm. It is a mile long block party extravaganza featuring over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and much more. There are tons of activities for all ages to delight in. In the evening, head over to the boardwalk for family night entertainment followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

The Fall Block Party began three decades ago and now attracts over 40,000 visitors.  It has become a part of Ocean City’s Indian Summer Weekend Festival that runs from Saturday until Monday, a weekend long event with activities, table sales, fireworks on the boardwalk and a seafood festival at the Music Pier.  Come and take in the beautiful fall weather at the beach and a fun-filled day for all ages!

For more information, click here or call 1-800-BEACH-NJ

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Ocean City’s Annual Half Marathon, 5K and 10 mile non-competitive Walk/Run is set to take place on September 25. Proceeds from the run will be used to help fund Ocean City Recreation Scholarships and Programs.

The Half Marathon starts on 9th street near the Ocean City Music Pier, located at the Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace. Enjoy a flat, fast course through the streets, business district, and beaches and Boardwalk of Ocean City on this 13.1 mile course. In addition to the Half Marathon, there is a 5K along the Boardwalk, or a 10 mile non-competitive walk/run which takes you through the beautiful neighborhoods of Ocean City.

Average race day temperatures for Ocean CIty are usually lows in the 50s and highs in the 70s, Don’t miss out on great weather, scenic views, and a fun time for all!

For more information about registration and start times, click here.

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2016

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Ocean City Airport Festival

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There is so much to do in Ocean City during the fall!  Come and experience the beautiful fall weather at Ocean City’s Annual Airport Festival on Saturday, September 24th at the Municipal Airport, 26th & Bay Ave from 10 am – 3 pm. The festival features a ground display of unusual airplanes including planes from World War II to Classics and Warbirds.  Also, there are activities for kids to enjoy along with music and refreshments.  The Airport Show is followed on Sunday by the Aerobatic Airshow which takes place between 6th and 14th streets. Watch the Aerobatic Airshow performers as they execute amazing stunts over the beach.  For more information call 609-399-6111.  

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2016

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Reasons to Buy in Ocean City, NJ

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Imagine yourself waking up every morning to the sound of the waves, the smell of the fresh, salt air greeting you as you step out onto your deck with a hot cup of fresh-brewed coffee in your hands.  Don’t you feel a little bit calmer and happier already?

This doesn’t have to be a just a daydream, this could be every day if you buy a home in Ocean City. Whether you are looking for a place to spend your summers, or you are ready to make the move to Ocean City year round, there are many reasons to buy a property in America’s Favorite Family Resort.

Ocean City is a great place for families. If you already have a family, or you are young and see a family in your future, it is a great place to raise children. There are tons of parks, the boardwalk, the beach, and so many fantastic activities for families to enjoy together.  If you are retirees, buying a house gives you a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle, but gives everyone in the family a place to congregate and make memories that will last a lifetime. Families love Ocean City and Ocean City loves families right back!

Perhaps you are considering purchasing a home in Ocean City as a potential investment opportunity? Every summer, renters continue to come back to Ocean City, so you will immediately begin to see a return on your investment.  Plus, throughout the year, you can carve out time for you or your family members to enjoy some time at the beach as well.

Maybe it is time to make Ocean City your next place to call home!

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2016

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Rainy Day Activities in OCNJ

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Don’t let a little rain stop you from having a great time in Ocean City. When the weather isn’t ideal for enjoying the beach, check out a few of these places and activities that will be a lot of fun even when the sun isn’t shining!

If it is raining, why not catch a movie at the family operated Moorlyn Family Theatre.  The Moorlyn Family Theatre has been an institution on the Boardwalk since 1901.  Dedicated to bringing family friendly entertainment to Ocean City, you can catch anything from new releases to live concerts.  There is something for everyone at the Moorlyn Family Theatre.

  If you are not in the mood for a movie, give indoor mini-golf a try.  Old and young love to play miniature golf, and Ocean City has two really great places to play.  For the older kids, head over to the Boardwalk across from the Music Pier to play Haunted Golf. It is air conditioned and features tons of Disney-inspired haunted attractions. You could also try Congo Falls Adventure Golf, located at 11th & Boardwalk.  It is entirely indoors, air conditioned, and has three 18-hole miniature golf courses featuring waterfalls, caves, and King Kong!

If sports aren’t your thing, another perfect spot for a rainy day is at Glazed Over Studio.  Located at 704 Asbury Avenue, you can get creative with pottery, mosaics, canvas, and more.  

If you aren’t traveling with kids, or you have kids and find a little time for yourself, consider getting a massage or facial at a spa located right in Ocean City.  Compass Spa & Wellness located at 803 E. 8th Street, has different spa packages available for a relaxing experience on a rainy day.  After your massage, you could go shopping and get some lunch at the many incredible shops and restaurants in town.  

Rain or shine, there is always a great time to be had in Ocean City!

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2016

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Nothing says summer more than being in Ocean City because there is always fun for everyone. After enjoying your days at the beach and strolling the boards with your family, don’t miss out on what is happening at the Music Pier when the sun starts setting.  Not only is the Music Pier home to the Ocean City Pops, but it has a wide variety of artists set to perform all summer long. The 2016 Summer Concert Series includes performances for every type of music lover to enjoy.  Click here for the Summer Concert Series Schedule and to purchase tickets.

 

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2016

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5 reasons to Rent a House in Ocean City, NJ

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Coastal Living Magazine recently named Ocean City, New Jersey as the “best beach in America.” This honor is well-deserved because of the miles of beautiful beaches, the boardwalk, and the many wonderful things to do in this tranquil resort town.

 

Here are the top 5 reasons to rent a vacation property in Ocean City.

 

#1- Affordable and beautiful rental properties available

Whether you are going to the shore for a family reunion with 20 family members or going with your small family of 4, Ocean City has the rental home to accommodate your needs.

#2–Beautiful, safe beaches

Ocean City has 7 miles of beautiful beaches for you to swim in, sit on the beach and listen to the waves crash, or play in the sand. Many beaches have lifeguards on duty and first aid stations for peace of mind while basking in the sun and sea breezes of Ocean City.

#3–World Famous Boardwalk

Ocean City’s Boardwalk attracts visitors every Summer because of all the fun-filled family entertainment and spectacular shops and places to eat. Take a walk on the boards and get a slice of pizza, stop for ice cream, or delight in some salt water taffy and fudge. Perhaps you are in the mood for amusement or water rides–there is entertainment for all ages at Ocean City Boardwalk.

#4–Fishing and Watersports

From the casual fishing experience to the more serious one, Ocean City has fishing available for every type of fisherman. You can surf fish, fish from the pier, or go a few miles out to enjoy exciting sportfishing. If fishing is not your thing, there are number of beaches that offer kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, sailing, and jet-skiing for just another way to make your time renting in Ocean City memorable.

#5–Restaurants and Shopping

Make sure to visit the downtown shopping district which offers a number of restaurants that offer the choice of a casual dining experience to a fine dining experience. There are also art galleries featuring local artists, boutiques, surf shops, and more to make your stay a special one.

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2016

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New Listing: 2313 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City, NJ

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2313 2313 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City, NJ Beautiful, centrally located 4 bedroom 2 bath 2nd floor on quiet street in a great neighborhood. Features include granite counter tops, hardwood floors, front and large rear deck. Recent upgrades include a new ac unit and new awning on front deck. Click here for more information: 2313 Simpson Avenue Call the Marr Agency for more information or to set up a showing!

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2016

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Front Excellence will best describe this two and one half story brand new single family home with with every amenity you could want. This custom home has been thoughtfully designed by James Chadwick and will feature six bedrooms, a bonus room on the top floor, 5-1/2 baths, an elevator, and a wonderful floor plan that lends itself to comfortable and luxurious living at the Shore. Features will include multiple porches and decks, a barbecue area with cooking facilities and wonderful outdoor living that will include an in-ground field constructed Gunite swimming pool. A detached 22′ x 22′ two car garage is also included with a large enclosed beach shower and a full walk-up stairway for ample storage. All of this magnificence will be situated at the gateway to the Gold Coast area with just steps to be on the Boardwalk and the popular 20th Street beach! Custom single family home crafted for you at the gateway to the Gold Coast area of Ocean City, NJ. See yourself in this stunning single at the Jersey Shore. For more details about this property, view its webpage here. For more information or to set up a showing, please call our office at 609-399-7036.

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1036 Bayfront

Beautiful 3 bedroom 2.5 bath townhouse with awesome sunset/bay views and a BOAT SLIP! This home is located on a private driveway and features a 2 car garage w/ plenty of parking, ground floor foyer with storage, enclosed outside shower, 2 decks and dual zoned A/C (new in 2015). Interior features include granite counter tops, hardwood floors, large walk in pantry, spacious open floor plan, vaulted ceilings and much more.
Here are more details about the property: 1036 Bayfront Property Details
For more information or to set up a showing, please call the Marr Agency at 609-399-7036.
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