What's Going On in Ocean City in August? A Ton of Things!

(Picture, courtesy of blackdog)

August, 2009 Activities (from beachwatchnj.com)

OCEAN CITY POPS ORCHESTRA has performances at the Music Pier

Every Tuesday through Labor Day - FUNTASTIC TUESDAYS - Beach Walks, Family Film and Fun Night, Radio Disney Tuesday (until August 12)

Every Wednesday through Labor Day - FARMERS MARKET - Every Wednesday through Labor Day – Farmer’s Market at the Tabernacle Grounds every Wednesday 8am – 1pm, Beach Walks, DOWNTOWN by Night

Every Thursday through Labor Day - MARKET DAYS 10am – 1pm - Asbury Avenue Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon sculptors, Family Nights

FAMILY FILM AND FUN NIGHT - 7:15pm at Cornerstone Auditorium at Stainton's Square - 810 Asbury. $4 per person or max $15 per family includes: movie, pizza, popcorn and drink

AUGUST 2 - POPs Bruch and the Brits! - featuring Philadelphia Orchestra concertmaster, David Kim - Music Pier - 8 pm $15/10
AUGUST 4 – National Night Out

AUGUST 4 & 5 - POPs Night at the Cabaret! - Broadway tunes - Music Pier- 8 pm $15/10
AUGUST 5 - Sand Sculpting Contest – 9am at the 6th St. Beach, the second one of the season

AUGUST 5 - Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant – the original beauty contest for crustaceans. The winner receives the Coveted Cucumber Rind Cup and gets to walk down a flowery runway. 1pm at the 6th St. Beach

AUGUST 5 - Hermit Crab Races – Watch as some of the fastest crabs in the universe compete for the King of Klutz Plaque immediately following Miss Crustacean at the 6th St. Beach

AUGUST 6 - 8 – The 9th Annual Art of Surfing – at the Ocean City Music Pier. Hours: Thurs. 7pm – 10pm, Fri. & Sat. 12noon – 10pm. It is a FREE family event featuring; original art from surfing's biggest names, live music, and a chance to meet the artists from across the country

AUGUST 7 - 9 – 46th Annual Boardwalk Art Show – Leading artists from throughout the East Coast exhibit and sell their work. Traditionally an ideal place to buy fine artwork at reasonable prices. Hours: Fri. & Sat. – 10am – 6pm, Sun. 10am – 4pm

AUGUST 8 - 33rd Annual Boys and Girls Surf Fishing Tournament

AUGUST 9 - POPs Operetta - The Chocolate Soldier by Oscar Straus - Music Pier - 8pm $15/10
AUGUST 11 - Pamper Scamper – Annual baby crawling race 9am registration and 9:30am start at the 6th St. Beach

AUGUST 11 - POPs Klezmer and All That Jazz in a rollicking tribute to Benny Goodman! - Music Pier 8 pm - $20/15

AUGUST 12 - POPs Best of Andrew Lloyd Webber! Songs from Phantom, Aspects of Love, Evita, Superstar, CATS and more. Music Pier 8 pm - $25/20

AUGUST 13 - Twins Contest - 6:30pm at the Music Pier, prizes for those who look the most and least alike

AUGUST 13 - 100th Annual Baby Parade – 10:15am, one of the oldest baby parades in the country held on our amazing boardwalk, 6th – 12th Sts

AUGUST 15 – Little Miss Ocean City Pageant – Scholarship pageant for girls 8-11years old

AUGUST 16 - POPs Operatic Delights! Hear the best singers from the East Coast. Music Pier - 8 pm $15/10

AUGUST 17 - 21 - WEIRD CONTEST WEEK - Wacky But Not Tacky these events are fun for the entire family. 11am each day at the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace

AUGUST 18 - 20 - POPs The Adventures of Tom Sawyer! Fully staged Broadway musical for the entire family. Michael Hartman directs. Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th and Atlantic - 7:30 pm $20/Children $12

AUGUST 20 - POPs Friends of the Pops' Twentieth Annual Luncheon - Greate Bay Country Club 12 noon $35

AUGUST 23 & 25 - POPs The Rat Pack is Bank! Frank, Dean and Sammy appear with the POPS. Music Pier 8 pm - $25/20

AUGUST 26 - POPs Barbone Street Jazz Bank! Back by popular demand. Music Pier- 8 pm $10

AUGUST 30 - POPs Our Three Tenors ll - These tenors raise the roof, plus the Kwon sisters. Music Pier - 8 pm $20