New Jersey’s beloved beach towns, Sea Isle City and Ocean City, are bringing back tons of events for the family throughout the summer. There are things to enjoy for all ages with various interests. We are ecstatic to also share that the Fourth of July celebrations will be back this year both in Sea Isle and in our neighboring town of Ocean City! Below we have just some of the awesome events that you can enjoy this summer in both towns:
Sea Isle Events:
Farmers Market - Every Tuesday (June 22nd - September 7th) from 8:00am-1:00pm at Excursion Park
Browse and shop over 30 local vendors with a variety of local produce and small business items!
Free Concert Under the Stars - Every Saturday from 7:30pm-9:30pm at Excursion Park
July 3 - Lights Out (Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Tribute)
July 10 - Separate Ways The Band (Journey Tribute)
July 17 - Real Diamond (Neil Diamond Tribute)
July 24 - Kick It Out (Heart Tribute)
July 3 - Elton John Tribute
Aug 7 - Seven Bridges (Eagles Tribute)
Aug 14 - Countdown to Ecstasy (Steely Dan Tribute)
Aug 21 - Classic Stones Glimmer Twins (Rolling Stones Tribute)
Aug 28 - Motor City Revue (Motown Tribute)
Sept 4 - Jesse Garron (Elvis Tribute)
Free admission, just bring a beach chair or blanket!
Free Family Fun Nights - Every Monday from 7:30pm-9:00pm at Excursion Park
June 28 - Mickey's Magical Sing-Along
July 5 - Frozen Showcase
July 12 - Superheroes Unite
July 19 - Minion Mayhem
July 26 - Jolly Holly Elves
August 2 - Mickey's Magical Showcase
August 9 - Princess Showcase
August 16 - Trolls Just Wanna have fun
August 23 - Frozen Showcase
August 30 - Minion Mayhem
Fourth of July Fireworks - July 4th at 9:00pm going off from a barge near the 50th Street Beach.
Fireworks are back in Sea Isle!!! Celebrate the Fourth of July with a spectacular fireworks display!
For Pete’s Sake Cornhole Tournament - July 9th from 3:30pm-8:00pm at Excursion Park
Make a team and come play cornhole to raise money for cancer support organizations
Registration must be in by July 7th
Register here: https://cornholeforcancer.org/maryannepastrysic/
Sandy Sprint Sea Isle 5k Run/Walk - July 24th from 8:30am-10:30am at Excursion Park
Hosted by the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation in an effort to spread the word about their mission and raise funds for advanced research
Junior LifeGuard Program - Every Tuesday and Thursday (July 22nd-August 10) from 10:30am-1:00pm at 44th Street Beach
The program will introduce basic lifesaving and rescue techniques as an educational and physical training foundation for prospective beach patrol employees
More info https://sicbp.com/
Sidewalk Sale - August 28th and 29th (all day)
Stroll from store to store and join several participating businesses for the Sea Isle City Sidewalk Sale! Each participating business will put out end-of-summer merchandise, sales, and specials throughout the day. When your bags get too heavy, take a break for lunch at one of the open restaurants.
For all events happening in Sea Isle this summer, be sure to check out the full event calendar here
Ocean City Events:
Farmers Market - Every Wednesday (June 30th - September 8th) from 8:00am-1:00pm at Tabernacle Grounds.
Shop local vendors and produce before hitting the beach.
Sand Sculpting Contest - July 1st from 9:00am - 11:00am at the 6th Street Beach
Open to all ages, come show off your sand sculpting skills!
Registration is free and begins at 9:00am and judging takes place at 11:00am.
Fourth of July Bike Parade - July 4th from 10:00am-11:00am
Decorate your bike to celebrate the Fourth of July!
Registration is at Longport Bridge at 9:00am and the parade will begin from there!
Fourth of July Celebrations - July 4th from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Fireworks are back in Ocean City!!
Kite flying competition begins at 7:00pm followed by entertainment on the beach next to the Music Pier topped off with a spectacular boardwalks fireworks display at 9:00pm
Funtastic Tuesdays - Every Tuesday (beginning July 6th) from 10:00am-1:00pm in Asbury Park
Enjoy tons of family entertainment, face painters, and balloon sculptors!
Family Nights - Every Thursday (beginning July 8th) from 7:30pm - 9:00pm on the boardwalk between 6th and 14th Street
Bring the entire family for a variety of different entertainment on the boardwalk!
The Ocean City POPS Presents: Grand Re-Opening - July 11th from 7:00pm-7:45pm on the Music Pier
Welcome back to the Ocean City POPS on the Music Pier! Enjoy a variety of celebratory favorites and classics under the new music director!
Be sure to keep up with them and all of their performances throughout the summer!
Purchase tickets here: https://www.tix.com/ticket-sales/ocnj/1541
The Machine performs Pink Floyd - July 12th from 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Music Pier
A staple of the Summer Concert Series through the years, the band performs the music of Pink Floyd as a laser show lights up the stage
Night in Venice - July 24th from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Be sure to find a spot at one of the grandstands at the street ends along the bay from Battersea Road to 16th Street to see a wonderful boat parade and bayfront home display
If you wish to register your boat or house to participate in the parade and display, the optional theme is “Honoring Our Heroes” and you can decorate to salute all of those who have helped us get through this past year
After the parade, be sure to stick around for the fireworks display going off from a barge in the bay north of the Ninth Street Bridge. The display should be best viewed from street ends or the bayfront between the Ocean City-Longport toll bridge and 16th Street.
To register and to get more information check out: https://www.ocnj.us/niv
Straight No Chaser concert - August 2nd from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at the Music Pier
Enjoy this vocal phenomenon of a group that has built a reputation of being an unforgettable live act, with a sense of humor
Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.ticketmaster.com/straight-no-chaser-tickets/artist/1261643
58th Annual Boardwalk Art Show - August 6th to August 8th from 10:00am-8:00pm (6:00pm on Sunday) on the Boardwalk
Artists from throughout the East Coast exhibit and sell their fine art at a reasonable price!
111th Annual Baby Parade - August 12th from 10:00am - 12:00pm on the Boardwalk
One of the oldest baby parades in the country, come watch various age groups parade down the boardwalk in their dresses and costumes!
Miss Ocean City Pageant - August 14th from 7:00pm-9:00pm on the Music Pier
Miss Ocean City 2020 Mary Grace Jamison will be on hand as contestants compete in interviews, talent, swimsuit, evening gown, and onstage questions. Contestants must be between the ages of 16 and 22.
Also, look out for Little Miss Ocean City and Junior Miss Ocean City Pageants later in the month!
Ocean City Green Fair - August 27th from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Music Pier
The community-wide event is designed to educate and encourage people of all ages to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle. Green Fairs allow participants to learn how small individual efforts can make a huge difference in their communities.
For all other events happening in Ocean City this summer be sure to check out the full event calendar here
You do not want to miss these events and so many more that are returning to your favorite shore town this summer! It is so exciting to be able to get out again and enjoy the sunshine with family and friends. Stay at a Shorebreak Resorts location when you come down to relax and enjoy all that Sea Isle and Ocean City have to offer. Book your stay with us here