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Mayor's Update – June 21, 2024


Dear Friends,School is out, the weather’s heating up, and summer is officially here. We have a lot of fun to look forward to, as we do every summer. But it also means that there will be a lot of people sharing the beaches, boardwalk, bay, downtown a…

List of Guarded Beaches in Ocean City


The Ocean City Beach Patrol guards beaches from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekends and holidays, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.From Saturday (June 22, 2024) through Friday (June 28, 2024), the following beaches will be guarded:Surf RoadAtlanticN…

Pay Beach Parking Fees Through ParkMobile App


Parking fees at the north-end lot near the Ocean City-Longport Bridge, at the 59th Street Beach lot, and along the beachfront E. Atlantic Blvd., Beach Road and the area from 57th Street to 59th Street can now be paid only through the ParkMobile app …

O.C. Masters Swim Moves Downtown as Evening Event


The Masters Swim has been one of the premier open-water swimming events on the Jersey Shore since 1979. The one-mile ocean race follows a point-to-point course that runs parallel to the beach. Race directors determine the direction of the swim on th…

Annual Bike Auction Set for July 9, 2024


The City of Ocean City will hold its annual Bicycle Auction 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at the Shelter Road Recycling Center at 1 Shelter Road (off Tennessee Avenue, which intersects Bay Avenue near 23rd Street).The Ocean City Police Depar…

Oversized Trash/Recycling Cans Will Not Be Picked Up


The city’s waste management contractor is reporting an increased use of 96-gallon containers that are designed to be picked up mechanically. Because the contractor’s workers pick up trash and recycling containers by hand, they will no longer be able…

ESPN's Marty Smith Named Night In Venice Grand Marshal


ESPN reporter and host Marty Smith will be grand marshal of the 2024 Night in Venice boat parade on July 20 in Ocean City, N.J. Smith, who owns a home in Ocean City, will be joined by family members for the 69th anniversary of the festive summer eve…