Ocean City’s Street Rod Weekend is Sept. 7-8

Street rods and other classic cars will be on display during Ocean City’s annual Street Rod Weekend Sept. 7 and 8. Street rods are classic cars (1988 or older) modified with modern parts. Registration to participate is still open with forms available at www.ocnj.us/carshow.

Event-day check-in and registration will be held at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, and again 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. To be judged, all cars must be registered by 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. Pre-registration is $30 per car.

Friday evening, Sept. 7 will feature a sock-hop party on the grounds of the Tabernacle from 6 to 7:30 p.m. with dancing, family fun, bubble-gum-blowing and hula hoop contests.

On Saturday, cars will be displayed at the Tabernacle grounds from 8 a.m. to noon and will then proceed to the Ocean City Boardwalk to be displayed until 4 p.m. An awards ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 in front of the Music Pier at Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace.