Easter Weekend Events in Ocean City

The second of two Great Egg Hunts on the beach starts promptly at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. Thousands and thousands of eggs will be placed in areas of the beach between 11th Street and 14th Street. Age categories include: 2 years old and under at 11th Street, 3 years old at 11th Street, 4 years old at 12th Street, 5 years old at 12th Street, and 6 and 7 years old at 13th Street. An area for children with special needs will be set up closest to 14th Street. Rain date is Sunday, April 16.

Ocean City’s Easter events start at 6:30 a.m. Sunday with a nondenominational Sunrise Service on the Music Pier. All are welcome.

Ocean City’s Easter Fashion Promenade takes place with judging at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 16 in front of the Ocean City Music Pier on the boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace. The annual event pays tribute to an era when families showed off their finery during strolls on the boardwalk.

Anybody is welcome to enter the free event, and no advance registration is required. Awards will be given the following age categories: newborn to 2, 3 to 5, 6 to 8 and 9 to 12. Other divisions include: Best Dressed Teen Male, Best Dressed Teen Female, Best Dressed Gentleman, Best Dressed Woman, Best Dressed Couple, Most Unusual Bonnet, Best Easter Bonnet and Best Dressed Family.

The Philly Keys, a dueling piano act, will perform in front of the Music Pier starting at noon. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for photographs after the Promenade.

For more information, visit www.oceancityvacation.com or call 1 (800) BEACH-NJ.