Best of the Weekend Events in Ocean City
The lineup for Sept. 16 to 18 includes a fishing tournament, an Ocean City Pops concert, two air shows and an OCPD fundraiser.
Ocean City's schedule of events shows no signs of slowing down in September. Click on each header for more details on these weekend happenings.
WHEN/WHERE: 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the Deauville Inn in Strathmere, 201 Willard Avenue.
WHY GO: Admission is good for barbecue, drinks and music, and all proceeds benefit the Ocean City Police Department K-9 and Motorcycle units.
HOW MUCH: $25 with tickets available at the door.
WHEN/WHERE: Registration at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ocean City Intermediate School.
WHY GO: Contest prizes, door prizes and a light lunch follow six hours of fishing at the best time of year.
HOW MUCH: $50 for teams of six or $10 for individuals.
WHEN/WHERE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at City Hall Annex, Ninth Street and Asbury Ave.
WHY GO: Fresh local produce will be available at the Fall Farmers Market every Saturday through Oct.1.
HOW MUCH: No admission fee.
WHEN/WHERE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ocean City Municipal Airport, 2600 Bay Ave.
WHY GO: The event includes displays of rare aircraft and antique autos. It also includes family activities like kite-flying demonstrations and face-painting.
HOW MUCH: Free
WHEN/WHERE: 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Ocean City Music Pier.
WHY GO: A variety of young singers, musicians and dancers perform in a fundraiser for the American Heart Society.
HOW MUCH: $10 with tickets available at door. Children under age 12 are free.
WHEN/WHERE: 10 a.m.-noon (Zumbathon) and noon-2 p.m. (Mini-Golf Challenge) Sunday, Sept. 18.
WHY GO: Two events benefit the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Cape May and Atlantic counties. A Zumbathon is set for 10 a.m. till noon at the Sports and Civic Center, Sixth Street just off Boardwalk. And a miniature golf event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Playland's Castaway Cove, 10th and Boardwalk.
HOW MUCH:$25 for each event or $35 for both.
7. AEROBATIC AIR SHOW
WHEN/WHERE: 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, along the beach and Boardwalk between First and 23rd streets.
WHY GO: To see a variety of stunt pilots in single planes and groups performing over the ocean.
HOW MUCH: Free
WHEN/WHERE: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at Ocean City High School's Hughes Performing Arts Center, Sixth Street and Atlantic Avenue.
WHY GO: The Boston Brass treats audiences to classical arrangements and jazz standards. This will be great music coupled with boisterous fun.
HOW MUCH: Tickets are $20 and available at the Ocean City Music Pier Box office, (609) 525-9300.