Night in Venice boat parade sails into Ocean City July 28
Tuesday, July 31
Ocean City Pops - ‘Cirque de la Symphonie’
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. Veteran Cirque acrobats, jugglers, strongmen and contortionists swing to the thrilling music of the Pops. Tickets $25/20. 8pm. 525-9300. ocnj.us.
Wednesday, Aug. 1
Sand Sculpting Contest
6th St. Beach. The second one of the season. Free. 9am. 525-9300.
Miss Crustacean Hermit Crab Beauty Pageant
6th Street Beach. The original beauty contest for crustaceans. The winner receives the Coveted Cucumber Rind Cup and gets to walk down a flowery runway. Free. 1pm. 525-9300.
Hermit Crab Races
6th Street Beach. Watch as some of the fastest crabs in the universe compete for the King of Klutz Plaque immediately following Miss Crustacean. Free. 525-9300.
Ocean City Pops- Tribute to Tony Bennett
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. With singer Eddie Bruce and the Pops. Also featuring young trumpeter Geoff Galante and the Night Café Trio. $20/$12. 8pm. 525-9300. ocnj.us.
Thursday, Aug. 2 to Aug. 4
The 12th Annual Art of Surfing
Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. A free family event featuring original art from surfing’s biggest names, live music, and a chance to meet artists from across the country. Thurs. 7-10pm, Fri. & Sat. noon–10pm. 744-3229.
Sunday, Aug. 5
Carolyn Arends In Concert
Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. vocal recording artist, with Spencer Capier. Free. 7pm. 399-1915. octabernacle.org.
From lifeguard races, the completion of the Ocean City-Somers Point Bridge, sand sculpting contests and a themed boat parade, everyone has their favorite summer memory.