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Discover the Best Activities to Do in Ocean City NJ in Summer 2023

Now is the time to book your summer vacation in Ocean City, NJ! The town has a lot of fun activities that are scheduled to take place during this period. You can see an up-to-date calendar here:

Besides the robust town calendar that is filled with concerts, family fun, festivals, and parades, there are plenty of things to do in OCNJ like:

Beach Day: Ocean City NJ is known for its gorgeous beaches, and it’s one of the top reasons why vacationers flock to this destination every summer. Head out to the beach with your family and friends and take in the stunning views of the ocean.

Boardwalk: Here in Ocean City, NJ our boardwalk has lots for the family to enjoy! With rides, arcades, delicious food we are sure to keep the whole family entertained for hours.

Fireworks: Who doesn’t love fireworks? Ocean City, NJ will have several fireworks displays throughout the summer of 2023. The displays are always beautiful and breathtaking, and they make for the perfect way to end your day at the shore.

Farmers Market: The Ocean City NJ Farmers Market is sure to be a refreshing treat. The weekly farmer’s market offers fresh produce, baked goods, crafts, and much more. You will also find local artists selling their works of art and unique souvenirs you can take home for your loved ones.

Biking: Another fun activity you can participate in in the summer of 2023 is biking. Take a bike ride and explore the town’s stunning architecture or ride along the boardwalk and enjoy the ocean breeze. You can rent a bike from one of the many rental companies in the area or bring your own bike if you have one.

Hiking: For those who love nature, Ocean City NJ has several hiking trails that you can explore. One of the most popular trails is the Corson’s Inlet State Park Trail, located on the southern end of the island. The trail offers a beautiful view of the dunes and the ocean and is a perfect place to take in the natural beauty of Ocean City.

There’s no doubt that Ocean City NJ is a fantastic vacation destination, and the summer of 2023 looks like it will be unforgettable for anyone who decides to visit. From the beach to the fireworks display, the farmers market, biking, and hiking, visitors will have a ton of activities to choose from. Make sure to mark your calendars and book your reservations ASAP because it’s going to be a summer to remember in Ocean City, NJ.

Book Your Summer Vacation for 2023

Already thinking about next summer? Great! Book your Ocean City, NJ vacation! Below you will find some questions to ask yourself before you start your search:

Did you like the house that you stayed in this year? If so, see if it is available for rent next year! Call us at 609-399-7036.

Need something bigger? How many people will be staying at your house? How many bedrooms will you need?

Where do you like to frequent when you stay in Ocean City, NJ? Beach, bay, boardwalk, playground… you tell us and we will find you a home near it!

When would you like to take your vacation? What month would you like to come to Ocean City, NJ and how long would you like to stay?

What is your budget?

Now that you’ve answered some preliminary questions it’s time 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.

Vacation Prep: RENT What You Need

As you begin packing for your vacation, we wanted to remind you that you have options! You can rent many items for your vacation right here in Ocean City, NJ.

SJ Linens stocks cribs, pack and plays, high chairs, bed linens, bath towels, and even items for the beach like beach tents and beach carts. Looking for something specific? Head to the SJ Linens to see what they have!

Go here: https://sjlinens.com/ref/marr/

Weekly Activities in OCNJ this summer

If you are vacationing in Ocean City, NJ this year you will want to check out our lovely town. While our calendar is frequently featuring pop-up activities. There are two things that happen every week that you will not want to miss!


Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. we have a fantastic time on Asbury Ave. Filled with entertainment, face painters, and balloon sculptors.

Every Thursday is Family Night on the boardwalk from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. between 6th Street – 14th Street.

Looking for other things to do? Check out the Ocean City, NJ calendar of events! 

NJ Plastic Bag Prohibition- Know Before You Come

In case you were not aware, as of May 2022, plastic bags have been banned for distribution across the State of New Jersey. 

We mention this, so you are not surprised when shopping around our town. To prepare for your Ocean City, NJ vacation, one thing you can do is pack a reusable bag to bring with you to the store. However, if you choose not to, or forget, don’t worry! Most of the stores across the State (and island) are selling reusable bags at checkout for you to take advantage of. 


Read more about it here!


2022 Beach Tags for Ocean City, NJ

Now that summer has arrived, we are so happy that you are going to join us in Ocean City, NJ. But before you go, please keep in mind that beach tags are required for all beachgoers. Here you will find everything you need for a fun-filled day at the beach.

Beach tags are required for beachgoers ages 12 and up. Seasonal beach tags are available for $25.00. Weekly ($10) and Daily ($5) beach tags are available on the beach and in the following locations:

You can get them here.

Free beach tags are available for active military members (and their spouse and dependent children over 12) and veterans (veteran only). Proper military or veteran ID is required to receive a beach tag. For more information, go here. 


  • No refunds or exchanges of beach tags under any circumstances.
  • The City of Ocean City is not responsible for misplaced, lost, stolen or forgotten beach tags.
  • Beach tags may come off bathing suits if worn in the ocean.
  • Displaying a counterfeit or forged beach tag is a third-degree crime and, offenders will be prosecuted.

Ocean City, NJ Activities for 2022

Ocean City, NJ Announces Full 2022 Event Schedule!


Let’s get excited! OCNJ shows us everything that is to come in 2022. Grab your family and swing by the exciting events that are offered!

They are bringing back new events that saw success like the Humane Society of Ocean City’s Howl-O-Ween Parade, popular traditions that sadly got canceled like the Spring Block Party, and everything in between that will have you and your family wanting to stay longer!

Check out the full schedule of events below and give us a call to book your stay with one of our rentals.

Or better yet, if you’re ready to celebrate all of the fun OCNJ has to offer all year long, we also have properties available for sale!

Check out our listings on our website to check out our inventory. We’re excited to hear from you!⭐ Feel free to give us a call for more information on how we can help you get into the perfect OCNJ property fit for you and your family. 




To see a detailed list of activities fo to Ocean City Vacation and OCNJ Daily.


Fall Vacation in Ocean City, NJ

3 reasons to have an OCNJ rental, even in the Fall!

We know that when you think of OCNJ, you think of the summer. But did you know that our charming beach town has activities all year long!? It’s true! There are so many benefits of being in Ocean City during the Fall season!

Here are our top three!

  • Ultimate relaxation! If you need a place to unwind, Ocean City in the Fall is the perfect place to clear your mind.
  • Festivals & town events. Just because the vacationers have headed back home, Ocean City still has plenty of activities to offer. Just now, there are fewer crowds!
  • Shopping. OCNJ is full of boutique stores just waiting for you to browse.

Regardless if you want to book a week’s vacation or make this town your own, call us we would be happy to help 609-399-7036!

Summer is already buzzing!

Summer is already buzzing in Ocean City, NJ!


If you are hoping to still book a vacation for this summer in Ocean City, NJ. You still have time to book a fantastic week at the shore! Get your rooms just in time for the remaining of our June events.


Antiques Auto Show – June 26th

Judy Collins ft. Richard Thompson – June 28th

Farmers Market – June 30th

Wacky Wednesday, Taffy sculpting – June 30th




Our clients and properties are heating up by the moment! We want to give a big shout out and congratulations to our newest homeowners and sellers too! Two beautiful Ocean City properties are off the market! Our buyers purchased 2029 Central Ave 1st for $1,425,000 and  251 West Ave sold for $280,000!


We are super excited about our newest listing! 2042 Central Ave 2nd is up for grabs! If you’re looking to be close to the beach, boardwalk, and all of the attractions this home is for you, so be sure to check it out and give us a call!


Not looking to buy or sell? Not a problem, we have rentals on hand! Available now through 8/28 is our 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom property that is a few short blocks away from the beach at 509 21st Street. There’s also weekly rentals available at 67 Walnut Road.


It’s a great time to buy, give us a call to make an appointment at 609-399-7036! 


Reminder, you can rent items you need here! https://sjlinens.com/ref/marr/


Count Down to Memorial Day

Are you as excited as we are too kick off Memorial Day weekend? We are counting down the days and looking forward to a busy and healthy summer. There are plenty of ways to welcome the summer season, and observe Memorial Day here in Ocean City, NJ!

Can you think of a better way to begin the long weekend than by dressing in a business suit, carrying a briefcase, and marching into the ocean to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance?” Welcome the new season and celebrate the annual Unlocking of the Ocean on Friday, May 28, 2021, on the beach adjacent to the Ocean City Music Pier at 12 noon. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Also, don’t forget your beach tags! Discounted 2021 Seasonal Tags are now available for $20 through May 31, 2021. Learn more here – https://store.ocnj.us/

Let the countdown to Memorial Day begin!