Fireworks and Jeep Rally in Ocean City for Father’s Day Weekend

first_imgNew fireworks displays are scheduled for June 14 and July 16 this summer.The crowning of a new Miss New Jersey on Saturday at the Ocean City Music Pier won’t be the only big event in Ocean City this weekend.A Father’s Day Weekend fireworks display is set for 10:30 p.m. Saturday (June 14). The display will be best viewed from any of the downtown blocks of the boardwalk between Fifth and 14th streets. It’s a first-time event sponsored by the Boardwalk Merchants Association.More than 400 Jeeps will be on display in Ocean City during the second annual Jeep Invasion Weekend.On Friday (June 13) between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., the Jeeps will be displayed on Asbury Avenue from Sixth to Ninth streets. On Saturday (June 14) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  the Jeeps will line the Ocean City Boardwalk from Sixth Street to 14th Street. Twenty vendors will be featured in the Saturday display. The New Jersey Jeep Assn. provides the rally that is sponsored by the Boardwalk Merchants and Ocean City Tourism Commission.The Ocean City Gardens Civic Association will dedicate a flagpole to veterans from the Gardens section of Ocean city. The ceremony will be held 11 a.m. Saturday (June 14) at the Longport toll plaza in Ocean City. The American Legion, VFW, Mayor Gillian, Peggy Lloyd , Ambassador and former Congressman William Hughes, Sr.  will be in attendance and participate in the dedication. All are welcome.And starting after the weekend, Restaurant week in Ocean City will run from Monday (June 16) to Saturday (June 21) with participating establishments offering special dining selections from prix fixe menus. For details, visit

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