Halloween Events

  • Halloween House Decorating Contest: Ocean City’s fourth annual Halloween House Decorating Contest included 22 entries, and judging took place on Wednesday and Thursday (Oct. 25 and 26). A list of winners and participants is attached and available at www.ocnj.us/halloween, so everybody can check out all the homes that were decorated in the spirit of the holiday. Winners received gift cards to Ocean City’s downtown shopping district and yard signs to designate their award-winning decorations.
Mia's Christmas Gallery755 Asbury AvenueCommercial
Partyology Firm411 E. 8th StreetCommercial
Boyar's Market1340 Asbury AvenueWinner - Commercial
Pepe Residence18 Wesley AvenueMost Spooktacular
Cawley-Black Residence2328 Simpson AvenueMost Spooktacular
Schlembach Residence204 Bartram LaneMost Spooktacular
Rattray Residence435 Central AvenueMost Spooktacular
Flaherty Residence5352-54 Asbury AvenueMost Lights
Martin Residence28 Wesley RoadWinner - Best Use of Technology
Bernardini Residence310 Asbury AvenueMost Spooktacular
Torres Residence2 Waterway RoadMost Spooktacular
Desimone Residence 415 Central Avenue Most Lights
Greene Residence17 Michigan AvenueMost Spooktacular
Wilson Residence500 Battersea RoadMost Spooktacular
Kazanjian Residence65 Central Road Most Spooktacular
Nickles Residence55 Asbury AvenueMost Spooktacular
Knox Residence816 E. 7th StreetWinner - Most Lights
Carroll Residence845 Pelham PlaceMost Lights
Lento Residence730 Wesley AvenueBest Decorated House
Ryan Residence76 Walnut RoadPeople's Choice Winner
Kampmeyer Residence2321 Simpson AvenueWinner - Most Spooktacular
Starr Residence1703 Haven AvenueMost Lights

  • Trick-or-Treating: Hours for traditional trick-or-treating will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31.

    Safety tips that can be followed include:
    • Wear reflective clothing
    • Young children should be accompanied by an adult
    • Obey the pedestrian safety laws – It is dark and vehicle drivers may not see you
    • Carry a flashlight
    • Costumes should not restrict visibility
    • Do not open any candy until you get home and your parents inspect the items
    • Report any suspicious person or activity to the police immediately