Marr Agency Customers and Friends,
In these rapidly changing times, we wanted to share the steps we are taking and how they will affect our normal operations.
Effective Tuesday, March 17th, Marr Agency will be closed to the public in accordance with the National, State, and Local efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
While our doors will be closed, rest assured that we are still working behind the scenes and remotely. Please use the following information to contact us. All of these contact methods will continue to be monitored and we have access to all of them remotely. Please note that your agent’s voicemail boxes have been set up to forward to our email. If you leave a message there your agent will have access to that information.
For contractors needing keys, please call us in advance and we will make arrangements to have the key waiting for you securely and without contact.
With the speed things are developing, we will continue to keep our valued customers and partners informed. Now is the time for calm. We are trying to be as cautious as possible presently so that we can all put this behind us as soon as possible.
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:
- How many people will be staying at your house? How many bedrooms will you need?
- When it comes to location do you want to be near the: beach, bay, boardwalk, playground…etc.
- Time frame: 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 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.
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.
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!
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/
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, https://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.
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.
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.
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!
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!