Upcoming Events in Ocean City, NJ

MAY 2017:

- Spring Block Party: May 6, 2017 - Visit our Tent on the ocean side of Asbury between 12th & 13th Street!

- Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales: May 6-7, 2017

- Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience: May 10, 2017

- Martin Z. Mollusk Day: May 13, 2017

- American Heart Association HeartWalk: May 20, 2017

- OCNJ Triathlon/Duathlon: May 21, 2017

- Unlocking of the Ocean & Business Persons Plunge: May 26, 2017

- Memorial Day Service: May 29, 2017

JUNE 2017:

- Wonder's Birthday Bash at Gillian's Wonderland Pier: June 1, 2017

- Ocean City Flower Show: June 2-4, 2017

- Ocean City Restaurant Week: June 9-16, 2017

- Miss New Jersey Pageant: June 14-17, 2017

- Antique Auto Show: June 24, 2017

- Wacky Wednesday: June 28, 2017


Weekly Events for July and August in Ocean City

- Character Nights: Sundays, 6 p.m. on the boardwalk (ends August 6, 2017). Mascots sign autographs at the Music Pier.

- Funtastic Tuesdays: 10 a.m to 1 p.m. on downtown Asbury Avenue. Entertainment and more.

- Mummers Nights: On the boardwalk every Tuesday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. between Sixth Street and 14th Street.

- Beach Walks: Tuesdays, 59th St & Central Ave (Corson's Inlet), 9 a.m. and OC/Longport Bridge parking lot, 6:30 p.m. Adults $1, children 50 cents.

- Beach Walks: Wednesdays, OC/Longport Bridg parking lot, 9 a.m. and 59th St & Central Ave (Corson's Inlet), 6:30 p.m. Adults $1, children 50 cents.

- Farmers Market, Wednesdays, June 28 to September 6, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Tabernacle grounds at the 500 block of Asbury Avenue.

- Wacky Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m. at the Music Pier. A wacky theme each week.

- Market Days: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on downtown Asbury Avenue. Entertainment and more.

- Family Nights: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the boardwalk between Sixth and 14th Streets.

- Historic Tours: Thursdays, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Pick up at 7th Street and Central Avenue.


JULY 2017:

- Fourth of July Celebration: July 4, 2017

- July 4th Bike Parade: July 4, 2017

- Music of Neil Diamond, "Super Diamond" at the Music Pier: July 5, 2017

- Wacky Wednesday: July 5, 2017

- Sand Sculpting Contest on the Sixth Street Beach: July 6, 2017

- Ocean City Pops Woodwind Quintent Free Concert: July 6, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

- Ocean City Historical Museum Antiques and Collectibles Fair, July 8, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Center, 1735 Simpson Avenue

- "The Trial of Goldilocks" presented by the Ocean City Theatre Company at the Music Pier: July 11, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

- Wacky Wednesday: July 12, 2017

- Freckle Contest: July 12, 2017

- 38th Annual T. John Carey Master's Swim at the 34th Street Beach: July 15, 2017

- Wacky Wednesday: July 19, 2017

- Night in Venice Boat Parade "Rockin' Through the Decades": July 22, 2017, 6 p.m.

- Wacky Wednesday: July 26, 2017

- OCBP Women's Lifeguard Invitational Races: July 26, 2017

AUGUST 2017:

- Wacky Wednesday: August 2, 2017

- Twins Contest: August 2, 2017

- Sand Sculpting Contest: August 3, 2017

- 55th Annual Boardwalk Art Show: August 4-7, 2017

- Pamper Scamper: August 8, 2017

- Wacky Wednesday: August 9, 2017

- 108th Annual Baby Parade: August 10, 2017

- Miss Ocean City Pageant: August 12, 2017

- Wacky Wednesday: August 16, 2017

- Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant: August 16, 2017

- Hermit Crab Races: August 16, 2017

- Little Miss Ocean City: August 18, 2017

- Wacky Wednesday: August 23, 2017

- Boardwalk Merchant Fireworks Display: August 26, 2017

- Wacky Wednesday: August 30, 2017


- OCNJ Labor Day Race: September 4-5, 2017

- Ocean City Classic Car and Street Rod Show: September 9, 2017

- Corvette Show: September 10, 2017

- "A Day to Remember" 9/11 Ceremony: September 11, 2017

- Ocean City Airport Festival: September 16, 2017

- Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow: September 17, 2017

- MS City to Shore Ride: September 23, 2017

- OCNJ Half Marathon: September 24, 2017

- Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales: September 30, 2017


- Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales: October 1, 2017

- Fall Block Party & Fireworks Spectacular: October 7, 2017

- Indian Summer Weekend: October 7-9, 2017

- Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales: October 7-9, 2017

- Junior Miss Ocean City Pageant: October 21, 2017

- OC Chamber of Commerce's Annual Welcome Night: October 25, 2017



Be sure to check back frequently for more events and updates!


Annual Events in Ocean City, NJ

As one of America’s iconic beach vacation destinations, Ocean City, NJ has no shortage of things to do. If you’re planning a visit or a season stay, make sure you participate in the many annual events in Ocean City, NJ — regular occurrences that give this hotspot flavor and personality.

Here’s a look at some of the most popular things to do in Ocean City, NJ:

- Polar Bear Plunge: OCNJ locals take the brave plunge into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean every January 1st to kick off the New Year. Unique costumes and outfits make this chilly tradition a classic OCNJ event.

- Farmer’s Market: A popular summertime activity is visiting the Farmer’s Market. From late June through early September, the Farmer’s Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Wednesday at the Tabernacle Grounds. This is the perfect way to support local growers and to get delicious ingredients for home-cooked meals.

- Baby Parade: For more than 100 years, Ocean City, NJ has been hosting an Annual Baby Parade — one of the oldest in the country. Children of all ages can decorate wagons and participate in this event that takes place at the Boardwalk. Each year’s Parade includes a celebrity grand marshal.

- Fishing Tournaments: You’ll find all kinds of water-based recreation in Ocean City, including a number of fishing tournaments held throughout the year. The Annual Boys and Girls Surf Fishing Tournament takes place each August, and it dates back more than 40 years.

- Business Persons Plunge: A quirky tradition, the Business Persons Plunge takes place every year in late May. This is the ceremony that officially unlocks the beach and ocean for the summer seasons. Attendees dress in somewhat formal costumes and frolic into the ocean to welcome the warmest months of the year.

- Memorial Day Weekend: The last weekend in May is the unofficial start to the summer and tons of families flock to OCNJ’s beaches to relax. Various events throughout Memorial Day Weekend celebrate the start of summer as well as those who served for our country.

- Family Nights on the Boardwalk: Throughout July and August, Thursdays are “Family Night” at the OCNJ Boardwalk! Bring your little ones for arcade games, rides, a yummy meal, and more!

- Fourth of July: As you can imagine, Ocean City explodes into activity during holiday weekends — and none is more highly anticipated or celebrated than the Fourth of July. You’ll find everything from patriotic concerts to bicycle parades, as well as sand sculpting contests, fireworks and much more.

- OCNJ’s Night in Venice: This annual tradition is an Ocean City favorite! Every July, OCNJ boat owners decorate their boats and parade them along the Bayfront, through the lagoons to Tennessee Avenue. This OCNJ tradition is topped off with fireworks and the Miss Night in Venice contest.

- Labor Day Weekend: This long weekend is the unofficial close of the summer season, but it’s a great time to spend a few more days at the beach with friends and family! Various events around the town make Labor Day Weekend in OCNJ fun for all ages!

This is anything but a comprehensive list of annual events in Ocean City, NJ. When you visit OCNJ, you’ll discover many longstanding and traditional events that date back decades, as well as new ideas and opportunities to get in touch with the town and its people. Don’t miss all of the fun and exciting things to do in OCNJ.

Thinking of putting down roots in Ocean City, NJ? Not only is this beach destination popular among vacationers around the world, but it also offers a number of different neighborhoods that offer something for everyone. At Goldcoast Sotheby’s International Realty, we are the experts on Ocean City, NJ homes. We emphasize personal service and the utmost in professionalism as we help clients like you identify and secure the OCNJ properties they’ve always wanted.

Backed by the Sotheby’s International Realty brand, our expert OCNJ realtors have the resources and experience to make your search for a home in OCNJ as efficient and effective as possible. When you want to find the property of your dreams in Ocean City, turn to the local real estate experts at Goldcoast Sotheby’s International Realty.

Contact us today about homes for sale in OCNJ.