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Walking Distance

We’re about six seconds away from the Boardwalk ramp And another six seconds to the sand
400 feet to the North is Gillians Wonderland      
300 feet past Gillians is the Ocean City Sports & Civic Center      
500 feet past Gillians is Ocean City High School

500 Feet to the South is the OC Waterpark      
230 feet past the water park is Manco & Manco’s Pizza      
450 feet past the water park is the Ocean City Music Pier

0.4 Miles West is shopping at over 100 shops on Asbury Avenue
0.4 Miles West is the Ocean City Skateboard Park
0.4 Miles West is The Ocean City Tabernacle
0.4 Miles South is Playland’s Castaway Cove
0.7 Miles North is Browns, famous for their fresh made donuts

Bicycling Distance (We have a rack!)

(Don’t forget your lock!)
4 Mins 0.6 Miles West  Acme Grocery Store
4 Mins 0.6 Miles West  Ocean City Coffee Roasting
4 Mins 0.8 Miles South The Flanders Conference Center
4 Mins 0.8 Miles South Starbucks Coffee *(blech)
6 Mins 1.1 Miles South Wawa

By Automobile (or 🏍️?)

1.6 Miles South  OC Library & Historical Museum
1.9 Miles South Uncle Bills Pancakes
2.7 Miles South OC Municipal Golf Course
2.7 Miles South OC Municipal Airport (Free Pickups with notice)
2.2 Miles West Ocean City Fishing Pier 9th St
3.1 Miles West Somers Point NJ & Crab Trap & Baia & Liqour
5.4 Miles North Lucy the Margate Elephant
9.5 Miles North the first Casino
12. Miles North Atlantic City Aquarium
20. Miles South Cape May Zoo
30. Miles South Wildwood Boardwalk
31. Miles South, Lobster House and Cape May, NJ
34. Miles South Cape May Lewes Ferry
560 Miles South South of the Border

Weekly Repeating Events in Summer

Farmers Market Ocean City Wednesdays 8am – 1pm
June 26th Through Sept 4th  Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle Grounds & Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury Ave.  Jersey Fresh Produce and seafood are featured (goes great with our kitchenette).  

Family Nights Thursday Evenings from 7:30-9:30 pm  July 11th – August 29th Entertainment on the boardwalk 7:30pm to 9:30pm between 6th – 14th Sts.

Mummers Nights Tuesday nights 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  July 2rd – August 27th Strutting 6th to 14th Sts. on the Boardwalk

Wacky Wednesdays  Differing events each week, June 26-August 28th Music Pier  10:30am to 12:00pm Free, Limited to 150 participants often.

Funtastic Tuesdays Tuesday Mornings 10am-1pm July 2rd-August 27th Downtown/Asbury Ave Ocean City Music, Face Painters, Balloon Sculptors

Historic Tours Every Thursday 2pm – 4pm  in July & August take advantage of a guided trolley ride touring some of Ocean City’s beautiful historic landmarks. The sightseeing starts at  7th & Central (4 blocks from our motel) where the trolley will pick up. 

Beach Exercise Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday June 24 – August 30 8am – 9am on the Beach at 6th St.  Grab a friend and bring a towel.

Fun Runs Every Tuesday and Thursday June 27 – August 29 6pm – 7pm at the Carey Field, 6th & Atlantic Ave. All ages are welcomed.

Headliners at the Music Pier


Monday, June 24 – 7 p.m. Tickets 
With Joan Osborne opening
Tuesday, June 25 – 7 p.m.
10 Year Anniversary Tour starring The Turtles, Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night), Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Buckinghams, The Classics IV and The Cowsills
Sunday, June 30 – 7 p.m.
Out of The Blues Tour 2019
Monday, July 1 – 7 p.m.
The sons of legendary Allman Brothers Band members Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts and Berry Oakley perform both new music and Allman Brothers Band classics. 
Monday, July 8 – 7 p.m. Tickets 
The Premier Tribute to Queen
Monday, July 15 – 7 p.m.
1,000 Hands Tour
Past, Present, Future
Monday, July 29 – 7 p.m.
With Asia featuring John Payne
Monday, August 5 – 7 p.m.


Children's Theatre Series at the Music Pier

2 – Schoolhouse Rock Live!
5 – Schoolhouse Rock Live!
9- Elephant & Piggie’s We are in a Play!
16- Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical
23- Stellaluna, The Musical
30 – How I Became A Pirate
6 – Broadway Musical Disney’s Newsies presented by O.C. POPS & O.C. Theater Company
7 – Broadway Musical Disney’s Newsies presented by O.C. POPS & O.C. Theater Company
8 – Broadway Musical Disney’s Newsies presented by O.C. POPS & O.C. Theater Company
9 – Broadway Musical Disney’s Newsies presented by O.C. POPS & O.C. Theater Company

Oddball for Kids

Life Guard Camp right next door to us at the Water Park. Welcoming kids ages 8-15, this camp offers (8) one week sessions throughout the summer. Monday-Thursday 7:15am – 9:20am and Friday 7:15am – 12 noon.

Surf Camp (lessons also available for grown ups) Children aged 9 – 16 years old are encouraged to join in on one of the (8) one week sessions. Monday – Friday and your choice of 9am – 12pm or 4pm – 7pm.  Campers are provided surfboards, wet suits and a rash guard the camper gets to keep at the end of their week.

April Events


Click here for Ocean City’s entire April Event List
13 Doo Dah Parade
26 Motel Opens for Summer!
27 Bayfest in Somers Point

May Events


Click here for Ocean City’s May Event List
4 Spring Block Party
4-5 Boardwalk & Downtown Table Sales
5 Walk MS I’m walking this year. Feel free to donate
11 Martin Z Mollusk Day
18-19 Annual Metal Detector Hunt
18 American Heart Assoc. Heart Walk
19 OCNJ Triathlon/Duathlon
19 Walk for Lupus
24 Unlocking of the Ocean & Business Persons Plunge
25 31 Memorial Beach Service
27 Memorial Day Service
31-1 Ocean City Flower Show

June Events

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1-2 Flower Show
6 Wonder’s Birthday Bash at Gillians Pier Fireworks!
7-14 Ocean City Restaurant Week
7 Skato with Kato
22 Antique Auto Show
26 Farmers Market
26 Wacky Wednesday ~ Taffy Sculpting

July Events

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2 Funtastic Tuesdays
2 Mummers Night
3 Farmers Market
3 Wacky Wednesday – Pie Eating Contest
4 Bicycle Parade (North & South)
4 Fourth of July Celebration, Kite contest & Fireworks
8 Allman Betts Band at the Music Pier
9 Funtastic Tuesdays
9 Children’s Theatre: Elephant & Piggie’s We are in a Play! 
10 Farmers Market
10 Wacky Wednesday – French Fry Sculpting
10 Freckle Contest
11 Sand Sculpting Contest
11 Market Days
11 Family Nights
13 38th Annual T. John Carey Master’s Swim
13 Night in Venice
16 Mummers Night
17 Farmers Market
17 Wacky Wednesday – Doughnut On A String Eating Contest
18 Market Days
18 Family Nights
23 Funtastic Tuesdays
23 Mummers Night
24 Farmers Market
24 Wacky Wednesday – Christmas in July 25 Market Days
25 OCBP Women’s Lifeguard Invitational Races
25 Family Nights
30 Funtastic Tuesdays
30 Mummers Night
31 Farmers Market
31 Wacky Wednesday-Mystery Bag
31 Twins Contest

August Events

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1 Market Days
1 Sand Sculpting Contest
1-3 The 19th Annual Art Of Surfing
1 Family Nights
2-4 57th Annual Boardwalk Art Show
6 Pamper Scamper
6 Mummers Night
7 Farmers Market
7 Wacky Wednesday –That’s How The Cookie Crumbles
8 Market days
8 110th Annual Baby Parade
8 Family Nights
10 Miss Ocean City Pageant
13 Funtastic Tuesdays
13 Mummers Night
14 Farmers Market
14 Wacky Wednesday Prince and Princess Party
14 Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant
14 Hermit Crab Races
15 Market Days
15 Family Nights
17 Little Miss Ocean City
17 Junior Miss Ocean City
20 Funtastic Tuesdays
20 Mummers Night
21 Farmers Market
21 Wacky Wednesday – Taffy Sculpting
22 Market Days
22 Family Nights
23 Ocean City Green Fair
27 Funtastic Tuesdays
27 Mummers Night
28 Farmers Market
28 Wacky Wednesday – French Fry Sculpting
29 Market Days
29 Family Nights    

September Events

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2 OCNJ Labor Day Race
4 Last Farmers Market of the season
6-7 Street Rod Weekend
11 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
14 Ocean City Airport Festival
14 Parachute Pyrotechnic Show
15 Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow
21 MS City to Shore Ride
22 Corvette Show
29 OCNJ Half Marathon 5&10k

October Events

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5 -6 Boardwalk & Downtown Merchant Table Sales
6 Jeep Invasion
12 Fall Block Party & Fireworks Spectacular!
13 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
14 Hotel Closes for the season
15 Staff are largely hungover
24 Halloween Parade
26 OC Fishing Club 51st Annual Surf Fishing Tournament

Fireworks Events

June 7 Wonder’s Birthday Bash at Gillians Pier Fireworks! July 4 Fourth of July Celebration, Kite contest & Fireworks September 15 Parachute Pyrotechnic Show October 6 Fall Block Party & Fireworks Spectacular! There’s usually one at the end of August by the  Boardwalk Merchants but it’s not yet listed anywhere. If it gets announced, we’ll add it.  

Golf Courses

Atlantic City Country Club One Leo Fraser Drive Northfield, NJ (609) 236-4400
Ballamor Golf Club 6701 English Creek Ave Egg Harbor Township (609) 601-5071
Greate Bay Country Club 901 Mays Landing Road Somers Point (609) 927-5071
Hamilton Trails & Driving Range 620 Harbor Ave Mays Landing (609) 641-6824
Ocean City Municipal Golf Course 2600 Bay Ave Ocean City (609) 399-1315
McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links 3016 Ocean Heights Ave Egg Harbor Township (609) 926-3900
Shore Gates Golf Club
35 School House Lane Ocean View (609) 624-8337
Twisted Dune Golf Club
2101 Ocean Heights Ave Egg Harbor Township (609) 653-8019  

Sports Facilities

OC Skate Park is a perfect place to shred an afternoon while enjoying the summer weather. Open Monday – Friday 12 noon – Dusk & Weekends 9am – Dusk (weather permitting) Protective equipment including helmet, elbow pads and knee pad are required while riding. SkateBoards only. Use of bikes, scooters and rollerblades are prohibited. Located between 5th & 6th St on Asbury Ave. 

Basketball Courts are located throughout the island. 6th St next to Civic Center 8th St & Haven Ave 15th St & Bay Ave (2 courts) 18th St & Haven Ave (2 courts) 34th St Sports Complex (2 courts) 52nd St

Tennis Courts  6th & Atlantic Ave – 10 turf courts including 5 lighted courts (609) 525-9306 18th & Haven Ave – 6 turf courts (609) 525-9307 35th & West Ave 8 hard courts (609) 525-9308 Courts may be reserved in person daily or up to a week in advance.

Pickleball is a fun game played on a badminton court with a net lowered to 34 inches. Memorial Day – Labor Day 7:30am – Sunset 18th & Haven Ave – 12 outdoor courts

Shuffleboards are open to the public 9am – 9pm. Located next to the beach at 5th.

Street Hockey Permanent Rink at 52nd St.

Soccer Fields 15th & Haven Ave Tennessee Ave near Bay Ave.

Baseball/Softball Fields 5th St. & Bay Ave. 35th & Haven Ave.

Volleyball Courts 6th on the beach 19th on the beach

Playgrounds  North St. & Haven Ave.  8th & Haven Ave. 15th & Bay Ave. 26th & Bay Ave. 29th & West Ave. 34th & West Ave.  52nd & Haven Ave.

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