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OCNJ First Night 2022!

Purchase Your Discounted First Night Buttons Now!

Discount Until November 30th

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Ocean City, NJ First Night 2022

Over 20 Different Venues

70 Entertaining Shows & Events

(click here to view the entertainment schedule)

Ice Skating & Outdoor Rides

Fireworks at Midnight

More than 8 Hours of Family-friendly Entertainment

(click here to view the entertainment descriptions)


New Year’s Eve, FRIDAY Dec. 31, 2021 From 4pm to 12am

Only $15 if purchased by November 30th! ($20 thereafter)

Purchase Your First Night Buttons at:

City Hall (861 Asbury Avenue)

Ocean City Welcome Center (Rt.52 Causeway)

46th Street Information Center (46th & West Avenue)

or call (609) 399-6111

The City of Ocean City will present First Night 2022 in its 29th year. The headliner for First Night 2022 is the Grammy-Winning group Tavares. Top hits from Tavares include “It Only Takes a Minute,” “Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel,” “Don’t Take Away the Music” and “More Than a Woman”. The rides at Wonderland Pier will return this year, and other returning favorites include the ice-skating rink, inflatables, the Harlem Wizards, Dan Cain Mentalist, a karaoke party, magician Chad Juros, a Country Line Dance Experience and the Legacy Band. Other new acts include Grammy-Winning children’s singer Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets! 

Thank you to our platinum sponsors:
Ocean City Free Public Library
Gillian’s Wonderland Pier
Source: Ocean City Regional Chamber of Commerce