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Ocean City and surrounding area events calendar through July

Ocean City and surrounding area events calendar through July

4th of July

Find fun things to do this weekend and plan ahead through the 4th of July with our events calendar for Ocean City and the surrounding areas.


Ocean City

JULY 1, 8, 15, 22 & 30

Low Impact Beach Exercise

Come enjoy some exercise in town when crowds are minimal! Hosted by the Ocean City Aquatic & Fitness center, the class will be held at the 6th Street Volleyball Courts every Friday at 8am during July. The class will last only an hour. Additional information can be found by calling 609-398-6900.

JULY 3 & 4

OC Pops Free Outdoor Concert

Listen to some patriotic music to celebrate America’s birthday at Carey Stadium at Ocean City High School! Admission is free, and guests are welcome to bring their lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the concert.  The band will play from 7:30pm to 8:30pm.


Bike Parade 

Sponsored by the South Ocean City Improvement Association, the Bike Parade will “cycle” from 10am to 11am. Registration begins at 9am. The parade will begin at 40th & Asbury Avenue.

Bike Parade

Sponsored by Gardens Civic Center, the Bike Parade will “cycle” from 10 to 11am. The parade starts at Longport Bridge, and registration is at 9am. 

Fourth of July Skate Bash

The Ocean City Skate Park will be hosting a free Skate Bash located at 5th St and Asbury Ave. This event is free and will run from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. There will be prizes, snacks, a DJ, and a Patriotic Costume Contest. 

Fourth of July Celebration

Celebrate America’s birthday at the Music Pier! A kite flying competition will kick off the party at 7pm. Entertainment will follow on the beach. Fireworks begin at 9pm.

JULY 5, 12, 19, & 26

Beach Walks

Every Tuesday morning in July, there will be an hour-long beach walk. Tickets can be purchased on site at 59th St & Central Ave. The walk will begin at 9am. 


Funtastic Tuesdays

Every Tuesday in July, Asbury Avenue will be home to Funtastic Tuesdays! Running from 10am until 1pm, this event is packed full of fun from face painters to balloon sculptors and more.

JULY 6, 13, 20, & 27

Farmers Market

The Ocean City Farmers Market will continue every Wednesday throughout the summer. The market will run from 8am until 1pm on the Tabernacle Grounds.


Wacky Wednesday

Who doesn’t love pie? Come munch away at a delicious apple or cherry pie at the Wacky Wednesday pie eating contest located at the Music Pier. This event is free to all ages and will take place from 10:30am to 11:30am. All ages are welcome, but the contest is limited to the first 150 participants.


Sand Sculpting Contest

Bring out your inner child by making sand sculptures at the sand sculpting contest! Registration is free and the event is open to all ages. The contest will begin at 9am on the 6th Street Beach.

Family Nights

Bring the whole family to the boards for this free family-friendly event. Entertainment will stretch from 6th Street to 14th Street. Family Nights will run on Thursdays from 7pm to 9pm. 

Upper Township

JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29

Reggae Night with San Noche Trio

Every Friday night throughout the summer, Tuckahoe Inn will be hosting Reggae Night featuring San Noche Trio. Running from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, you don’t want to miss a night of good food and fresh entertainment.

JULY 6, 13, 20, & 27

Atley Moon and the Say Somethings

Every Wednesday during the summer months, Atley Moon and the Say Somethings will be performing an acoustic set at the Back Bay Cafe at Tuckahoe Inn from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

JULY 7, 14, 21, & 28

Jim Fisher

Every Thursday throughout the summer, Jim Fisher will be performing an acoustic set at the Back Bay Café at Tuckahoe Inn. Each set will run from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.

Sea Isle City

JULY 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30

Concert Under the Stars

Every Tuesday throughout the summer a different tribute band will be playing at Excursion Park. The concert will begin at 7:30pm and run until 9:30pm. To see a complete schedule and additional details, please visit


Junior Olympics

Sponsored by the City’s Division of Recreation, an Olympic event will be held at Dealy Field for children aged 3-12. Registration begins at 9:30am. Additional details can be found at


Come celebrate America’s Birthday by watching some fireworks! Fireworks will be set off on an ocean barge near 50th Street beach. The show begins at 9pm. 

JULY 5, 12, 19, & 26

Farmers Market

Excursion Park will be hosting a Farmers Market every Tuesday throughout the summer until August 30 from 8am-12pm.

JULY 6, 13, 20, & 27

Movie Under the Stars

Beginning July 6, Excursion Park will host a family-friendly movie night. Movie Nights will run every Wednesday until August 31. Admission is free and the show will begin at 8:15pm. Complete list of movies can be found at


Acoustic Open Mic Night

The Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce is hosting an Acoustic Open Mic Night for young adults aged 14-20. The event will be held at Excursion Park and run from 9pm until 11pm. Additional details can be found at


Cornhole for Cancer Tournament

Maryanne Pastry Shop will be hosting their annual Cornhole Tournament. Registration and other event details can be found at

Atlantic City


See Also
OCTC's Tribute to Frank Sinatra

Bally’s Atlantic City fireworks

Come see the crackling colors and loud pops at Bally’s Atlantic City fireworks! The best view can be seen at Bally’s Beach Bar. Fireworks will be set off starting at 9:30pm.

North Beach Fireworks

Music, specialty drinks, and more can be found pre-show across the North Beach boardwalk area beginning at 6pm. Fireworks will be set off at 9:30pm.

JULY 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, & 31

Super American Circus

Super American Circus will be performing all summer at Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. A 10% off discount can be applied when using code doacl at checkout. Tickets and more information can be found at Kids under 12 are free with adult paid admission.

JULY 1-31

AC Jokes Comedy Show 

Performing 7 days a week, the Kiss Kiss comedy group will be performing at the Tropicana Casino. Details about their upcoming shows can be found at


New Kids on the Block

Get ready to dance when you see New Kids on the Block at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The concert begins at 8pm. Tickets and other details can be found at


Tropicana Atlantic City July 4th Fireworks

Come celebrate America at the Tropicana’s July 4th Fireworks! The fireworks show will begin at 10pm. The show can be seen from the boards or beach. Fireworks will also be set off every Saturday throughout the summer. 


Lynyrd Skynrd

Come see the one and only Lynyrd Skynrd at Ocean Resort Casino! The concert begins at 9pm. Tickets and other details can be found at

JULY 8-31

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Occurring throughout the summer, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will be hosting “Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience:. Times and dates vary. Details and tickets can be found at

Somers Point


Somers Point Beach Concert

Every Friday at William Morrow Beach on Bay Avenue, a different tribute band will be performing. This summer concert series will kick off with an Eagles tribute. The concert begins at 7 P.M. Complete band schedule and other details can be found online at


Jersey Shore Boat Racing

Watch the boats in all their glory during the Jersey Shore Boat Racing! This event is free and open to everyone. The starting line is at the bay off Kennedy Park. The race begins at 9:30am and will run until 4pm. 


Somers Point Beach Concert

Celebrate the Fourth of July with some music by The Billy Walton Big Band! The concert begins at 7pm and will be located at William Morrow Beach.

Featured image courtesy of the City of Ocean City

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