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7 Things To Do This Week In Ocean City: August 6-11

7 Things To Do This Week In Ocean City: August 6-11

There’s plenty to do this week in Ocean City. Here are seven potential activities.

Meet, Skate And Surf with Sky Brown

Sky Brown, an 11-year-old skateboarding sensation, is spending a few days in Ocean City and giving fans plenty of chances to meet her. Here is her schedule:

Tuesday, August 6

  • 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Meet-and-greet at the Ocean City Skate Park (tickets are $30 each)
  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Skate Demonstration and open skating at the Skate Park with ticketholders
  • 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.: Skate Park closed for filming with TransWorld SportsWednesday, August 7
    • 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: Meet-and-greet on Seventh Street Beach (tickets are $25 each)
    • 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: Surfing demonstration and open surf with the participants

    Thursday, August 8

    • 10:30 a.m.: Grand marshal of the 110th annual Baby Parade
    • Noon to 1 p.m.: Meet-and-greet at the Music Pier (tickets are $15 each)
    • 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Meet-and-greet at the Ocean City Skate Park (tickets are $30 each)
    • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Skate Demonstration and open skating at the Skate Park with ticketholders

    Tickets for these opportunities to meet, skate and surf with Sky are on sale now. Visit, call 609-399-6111 or stop by the Ocean City Music Pier Box Office (Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace), the City Hall Welcome Center (9th Street and Asbury Avenue) or the Roy Gillian Welcome Center (on the Route 52 causeway). Tickets also will be available at the gate (for cash or check only).

    Disney’s ‘Newsies’

    7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 p.m. Thursday, Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center

    The Ocean City Pops and Greater Ocean City Theatre Company present four performances of the hit Broadway musical. Set in turn-of-the-century New York City, “Newsies” is the tale of a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right.

    Wacky Wednesday – That’s How the Cookie Crumbles

    10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Music Pier

    Use your creativity to shape and sculpt a cookie into your own unique masterpiece. The contest is free, open to all ages and limited to 150 participants. For more information call 609-399-6111.

    110th Annual Ocean City Baby Parade

    10:30 a.m. Thursday

    The Baby Parade returns at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The tradition offers a chance for parents to showcase Ocean City’s newest generation. The parade features children 10 and under cruising through the boardwalk in themed strollers, wagons, and floats.

    Sky Brown, an 11-year-old skateboarding sensation with an international following, will serve as the parade’s grand marshal.

    The parade begins at Sixth Street, with children finishing at the Music Pier (Moorlyn Terrace). All other entries continue to 14th Street. Online registration for entries is open until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6: Participants also can sign up at the Welcome Center on the ground floor of City Hall at Ninth Street and Asbury Avenue. Entry fee is $5 per child. Read more: Ocean City Features Sky Brown, Baby Parade

    Ocean City Fishing Club’s 44th Annual Boys’ and Girls’ Surf Fishing Tournament

    registration at 9 a.m., fishing begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, north end beach near the Ocean City-Longport bridge

    Parents or guardians will be asked to sign a waiver for insurance purposes before their children can participate. Each child must bring his or her own fishing gear and bait.

    The tournament has three age categories: 8-10, 11-12 and 13-16 with boys’ and girls’ divisions in each grouping. Parents can help the youngest age group cast, but they have to do their own fishing.

    Three anglers who catch the most fish in each age category will win a rod and reel. The boy and girl who land the biggest fish overall will receive bicycles and trophies.

    OCFC members will measure fish caught to determine winners and give expert advice. This event will be held rain or shine.

    Miss Ocean City Pageant

    7 p.m. Saturday, Music Pier

    Miss Ocean City 2019 Megan Keenan will be on hand as contestants compete in interview, talent, swimsuit, evening gown, and onstage question. Contestants must be between ages 16 and 22.

    For more information, call 609-399-6111. Tickets will be available at

    Katherine Jenkins with The Ocean City Pops Orchestra

    7:30 p.m. Sunday, Music Pier

    One of Great Britain’s all-time favorite singers, Katherine Jenkins, joins the Ocean City Pops Orchestra for a special concert. Jenkins was officially crowned the No.1 selling “Classical Music Artist of the Last 25 Years” by Classic FM. She made chart history when her last album, “Celebration,” became her 12th UK Classical No.1 album in 12 years.

    The show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier (Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace). Tickets are $40 to $75, by calling 609-399-6111 or at any welcome center in town.