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Chowderfest in OCNJ on 10/14

Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 14th – we have a big day down here in OCNJ! Join us at the Ocean City High School Practice Field 6th Street & Boardwalk for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Registration starts at 8:30 AM and the walk starts at 10 AM!

For more information click here go to  makingstrideswalk.org/oceancitynj.

After our walk we have the 3rd Annual Chili Chowderfest Benefiting the OC Firefighters Charitable Foundation. Taste Ocean City’s best purveyors of hot steamy chili’s and chowders. There will be a DJ and fun for the kids! For more information check out this website! www.eatinocnj.com.

Recap of 2018 in Ocean City, NJ

Summer 2018 was a great season in Ocean City, NJ! The town was bustling with people and the piers had new rides and attractions that continued to draw in a large family-friendly crowd. The eight miles of beach and bay make this town so amazing. The beaches ar clean and the water has been beautiful.  OCNJ is the best place for families to vacation on the east coast.

In fact, there’s still time to enjoy what is last of the summer. If you would like to take advantage of the quiet beaches and calming waves go to our rental page to find some great priced rental homes!

If you are starting to think about your summer vacation plans for 2019 we are busy preparing the property rentals. Contact us so that we can give you first access to secure your dream beach vacation for Summer 2019!

OCNJ Classic Car and Street Rod Show

Calling all classic car lovers – the Classic Car and Street Rod Show is taking place this weekend (Friday 9/7 & Saturday 9/8) at the Tabernacle (550 Wesley Ave) in OCNJ.

The show will feature cars and street rods from 1988 and earlier.

The event kicks off Friday night with a sock-hop party from 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Enjoy dancing, games, family fun and more.

On Saturday, the cars will be displayed from 8 am – noon at the Tabernacle, and then will head up to the boardwalk where they will be displayed until 4 pm. An awards ceremony will take place at 3 pm at the Music Pier (Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace).

For more information and to register your car please visit http://www.ocnj.us/carshow/

 

September in OCNJ

Not ready to give up on Summer? There’s no need! Relax on the beach, walk the boardwalk, take a bike ride, enjoy the beautiful sunset, and extend your Summer with a trip to Ocean City, NJ. September is a wonderful time to experience all that OCNJ has to offer, minus the heavy crowds! Plus the beautiful weather and great rental rates makes this month a fantastic one to visit.

Find the perfect place to stay by visiting our website, http://marragency.com/search-properties/ or by downloading our app (Marr Agency), to search for available rentals.  You can select your desired travel date and filter by number of bedrooms, bathrooms, location, amenities, and price.  If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call a Marr Agency agent at 609.399.7036.

While you’re here enjoy a show! Start your September with a performance by Clint Holmes, Legendary Las Vegas Headliner, on Sunday, September 2, at 7:30 pm at the Music Pier (Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk). Holmes creates an unforgettable experience as he performs selections from the Great American songbook, standards from Sinatra’s legendary repertoire, contemporary classics or stirring original music. For tickets and all September concert listings at the Music Pier, visit the Ocean City Box office here.

THE MACHINE Performs Pink Floyd at the Music Pier in OCNJ

Are you Pink Floyd fan?

Don’t miss America’s top Pink Floyd show by THE MACHINE, a fan-favorite at the Music Pier, produced by BRE Presents & Bob Rose.  This special 30th Anniversary performance concert begins at 7 pm this Monday, 8/27, at the Ocean City Music Pier, 825 Boardwalk & Moorlyn Terrace.

The New York-based band focuses on making every show an authentic Floydian experience for the crowd, with a diverse mix of Pink Floyd’s hits and catalog, stellar musicianship, and a dramatic lighting and video show.

For tickets, please visit here or call 1-800-745-3000.

Hermit Crab Fun in OCNJ

Have a hermit crab?

Your crustacean is invited to participate in the Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant taking place at the Sixth Street Beach on Wednesday, August 15th .  Families, kids of all ages, businesses and organizations may enter their crustacean in this annual beauty contest.  The winner will receive the coveted Cucumber Rind Cup and get to walk down a flowery runway! Registration is free and starts at 5:30 p.m.  The contest begins at 6 p.m.

And you may want to schedule in some training sessions for your hermit crab friend. Following the beauty pageant some of the fastest crabs in the universe will compete for the King of Klutz Plaque. Plan to cheer them on! For more information call 609-399-6111.

109th Annual OCNJ Baby Parade

We’re pretty sure you’ll go goo goo and ga ga over this parade!

One of America’s longest running baby parades takes place this Thursday, 8/9, on the Ocean City boardwalk between 6th St.  and 12th St. from 10:30 am – 12 noon.

There will be bands, special guests, and a ton of adorable babies in themed strollers, wagons and floats. Specialty and overall awards will be presented.

Children ages 10 and under may participate. The entry fee is $5/child. For more information or to participate, please visit here.

Enjoy the cuteness!

 

Art of Surfing Festival & OCBP Women’s Lifeguard Invitational Races

There are two fun events taking place this week in OCNJ revolving around the ocean!

If you love art and surfing, you’ll want to stop by the annual Art of Surfing Festival. This 18-year-old art festival gives surf artists the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work.

This year’s festival takes place at the Music Pier Thursday, 8/2 – Saturday, 8/4.  Enjoy the art, meet the artists from across the country, listen to live music, take a yoga class, and attend a book signing by Gidget. Admission is free.  To see the full schedule please visit here.

On Thursday night, 8/2, from 6 – 8 pm on the 34th Street Beach, cheer on your favorites at the OCBP Women’s Lifeguard Invitational Races. Women representing 15 beach patrols on the South Jersey coast will be competing! For more information call 609.399.6111.

Have a great week!

OCNJ Concert Series

If the idea of a concert at the beach sounds like music to your ears, you won’t want to miss Ocean City’s Concert Series!

There’s a great lineup taking place at the Ocean City Music Pier (Moorlyn Terrace & The Boardwalk) through August 23rd:

7/30: Blues Traveler

8/6: Bacon Brothers

8/13: Gordon Lightfoot

8/20 & 8/21: The Beach Boys

8/27: The Machine

Who are you most looking forward to seeing?

For more information and to buy Tickets, please visit Ticketmaster or call 1-800-745-3000.

 

Bike and Fish in OCNJ

Looking for a new bike? You may find one at the Ocean City Bicycle Auction taking place today, Monday, 7/16, from 10 am – noon at the Shelter Road Vehicle Compound (first left off of Tennessee Ave., behind the golf course).

Bid on over 100 unclaimed and abandoned bicycles and other items, such as surfboards and kayaks. Registration begins at 9 am and a driver’s license, passport or valid I.D. is required. All items are sold “as is/where is”, with no warranties applied or offered.  Bank checks with I.D., traveler’s checks and cash only will be accepted. The rain date is Tuesday, July 18th.  For more information call 609-525-9356.

Later in the week, if you have ever wanted to tour the Ocean City Fishing Club’s pier and clubhouse at 14th St. & Boardwalk, you’ll have your chance. On Thursday, July 19th , from 6 – 8 pm, and again on Thursday, August 2nd , the pier will be open to all.  This is a great photo taking opportunity! The club will be accepting canned good donations to support the Ocean City Food Cupboard.  For more information visit here.