Cool off at the Oceanic Hotel’s Swim-up Tiki Bar – the only one in the Wildwoods. Get a true island vibe with tropical drinks, ice cold beer, and the coolest staff. Kick back, relax, and enjoy your day off Mondays at the Tiki Bar at the “In The Biz Pool Party” with free admission and awesome drink specials. The Tiki Bar opens at 11:30 a.m. and features live entertainment daily such as DJ RayMan who spins everything from 50s classics to today’s hits. Head just a few steps inside to Oceanic’s Barefoot Bar where 12 oz. Rolling Rocks are only $1 daily and the new menu offers an extensive variety of wraps, salads, and sandwiches.

Be on the lookout for renowned singer/songwriter Reed Waddle who will hit the Tiki Bar’s stage various times throughout this summer season. The grand prize winner of the Telluride Troubador Festival songwriting contest, Reed has opened for or appeared on stage with Hall and Oates, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Shawn Colvin, The Indigo Girls, Mat Kearney, The All American Rejects, The Punch Brothers, Glen Hansard, Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers, Tim Reynolds (Dave Matthews Band), Vienna Teng, Liz Longley, The Whalers and many others. Oceanic patrons can also look forward to appearances by local fan favorite Jimmy Werba from the Nobody Band, David Kelly, Cowabunga Chris, and the Sindi Raymond Band.

After playing in the sun all day, be sure to stop in the Oceanic’s Original Barefoot Bar and party into the evening with fun-filled entertainment and bar games. Happy Hour lasts from 4 to 7 p.m. and features ½ price appetizers and drink specials. Be sure to check out our Entertainment Grid each week for the Oceanic’s latest lineup of the area’s big-name bands, special parties, promotions, and happy hours that feature t-shirt giveaways and other unique fun-filled events. Oceanic dares you to kick off your shoes for the best in Jersey Shore nightlife… The party at the Barefoot Bar also kicks off at 11:30 a.m. and continues into the early 3 a.m. hour of the next morning.

Test your IQ every Monday at the Barefoot Bar’s “Are You Smarter Than a Bartender?” event hosted by DJ “J”. The challenge kicks off at 9 p.m. and features prizes, giveaways, and unbeatable drink specials. Aspiring stars are invited to show off their vocal talent at Thursday night “Harryoke” beginning at 9 p.m. The Barefoot Bar goes back in time every Friday night with its 80s Disco Party with DJ Tim Otto in the mix.

The Oceanic Grille features an extensive menu including standard favorites that all guests love including Burgers, Wings, Wraps, Grilled Chicken, Salads and Fries, etc…Plus other specialty items – Pizza, Steamers, Spicy Calamari Strips, Sweet Corn Nuggets, and Pazzottis. The kitchen is open 7 days a week and offers $.35 wings, Sunday through Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Barefoot Bar.

The Oceanic Hotel is conveniently located directly across Ocean Ave. from the Wildwoods Convention Center and Wildwood’s world-famous Boardwalk. The balconies on the Burk Ave. side of the hotel overlook Fox Park as well as the only permanent replica of the Vietnam War Memorial. Experience a relaxed, Caribbean vibe and the best of the Wildwoods with Oceanic Hotel.

4600 Ocean Ave, Wildwood, NJ, 08260

By Megan Kummer