October events for OC and the surrounding areas
October marks the end of the fall season. More importantly, it means that Dog Day is right around the corner! Learn more about the super adorable event and find more events happening this month.
Jeeps of all varieties will be displayed on the Boardwalk between 12 and 5pm. For more information, please visit NJJeepInvasion.com.
OCNJ Half Marathon, 5k & 10 Mile Non-Competitive Walk/Run
This one-of-a-kind Ocean City race has something for all skill levels. Further details can be found at https://www.ocnj.us/OCNJHalfMarathon5K.
Fall Block Party and Fireworks Spectacular
The annual Fall Block Party will run from 9am-5pm on Asbury Avenue. Vendors of all varieties will be displaying their craftsmanship. Fireworks will be later displayed over the Boardwalk.
Porsche Boardwalk Reunion
1954 Porsches and newer will be displayed on the Boardwalk from 11:30am- 4pm. Any car enthusiast is sure to love this unique event!
Bring your favorite furry friend to this awesome event! Leashed dogs will be permitted on the boards from 9am until 5pm. There will be vendors and activities of all kinds for your canine. The Humane Society of Ocean City will also announce their “Pet of The Year”.
OC Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Welcome Night
Come join the Chamber’s annual Welcome Night at the Ocean City Sports and Civic Center! This free event is where people can meet businesses, groups, organizations, and more.
Performing live at the Borgata Hotel is Billy Ocean! He will be performing some of his classic hits such as “Caribbean Queen” and “When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Gets Going”. Tickets and other information can be found at https://borgata.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/the-music-box/billy-ocean.html.
OCTOBER 8 & 9
Mr. America Sports and Fitness Festival and Expo
With over 20 sports and events, this event is sure to reel in any fitness lover! Top brands, celebrities, influencers, and more will be showing off the latest fads in the field. Tickets and other information can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mramerica-sports-and-fitness-festival-and-expo-tickets-342478782257?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.
The Price is Right Live
“Come on down” to this once-in-a-lifetime experience! The Price is Right is a can’t miss event for any lover of game shows. Tickets and other information can be found at https://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/16789?_ga=2.29315131.607862135.1660650406-764804171.1660650406.
The B-52’s Farewell Tour with KC & The Sunshine Band
Some of the most world-renowned ’70s bands are coming to the shore! The B-52’s and KC & The Sunshine Band will perform live at Ocean Resort Casino. The concert will begin at 8pm. Tickets and other information can be found at https://www.theoceanac.com/entertainment/b-52s-farewell-tour-kc-sunshine-band.
Performing live at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Colbie Caillat will perform at 9pm. Tickets and other information can be found at https://borgata.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/the-music-box/colbie-caillat.html.
Celebrating David Bowie
The number one Bowie tribute, Celebrating Bowie, is coming to the shore! Performing live at Harrah’s Hotel, Celebrating Bowie will be performing all your favorite hits from the classic artist. Tickets and other information can be found at https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/02005CFA935C1FD9.
OCTOBER 1, 2, 7, 8, & 9
Peter and the Starcatcher
Showcasing the infamous book by Ridley Pearson and Dave Barry, this unique performance is the prequel to Peter Pan. Have all your questions answered in this unique experience at the Gateway Playhouse. Tickets and other information can be found at http://www.gatewaybythebay.org/UpcomingShows.cfm.
“Horsepower by the Bay” Car & Boat Show
Come join the 8th annual “Horsepower by the Bay” Car & Boat Show hosted by the Somers Point Historical Society! Rev up your engines to see boats, cars, antiques, and more. Registration and admission are free. For further information visit https://visitsomerspoint.com/event/horsepower-by-the-bay-car-boat-show-2022/.
Sea Isle City
Leif’s Legacy 5K Fun Run & 1 Mile Walk
Benefitting The Leif Aleutian Foundation, this 5k helps raise awareness for infant loss. All funds will aid medical facilities in further research. Registration is $25 and the race will begin at 9am. For further information visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/SeaIsleCity/LeifsLegacy5kRunWalk.
Fall Social Pickleball Tournament
Pickleball players of all skill levels are welcome to this event in Sea Isle City! Registration is $70 per team and the tournament will begin at 9am. Further details can be found at https://www.sictennispickleball.com/order-form1645795708997.
Featured image courtesy of the HSOC