Admission button sales for Ocean City’s First Night celebration are on sale now. It’s not too early to think about making plans for a family-friendly New Year’s Eve in Ocean City.
Families can take advantage of a discount on all-inclusive admission buttons. The buttons are on sale for $15. Purchase them online at firstnightocnj.com, by calling 609-399-6111, or in-person at the City Hall Welcome Center (9th Street and Asbury Avenue) or the Roy Gillian Welcome Center (on the causeway leading to Ninth Street).
The popular non-alcoholic New Year’s Eve celebration features more than 70 entertainment programs at 20 different locations in Ocean City from 4 p.m. till 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31. A fireworks display rings in the New Year at midnight.
New for First Night 2020: the Trammps, Disney’s Imagination Movers, the Duprees with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra, an interactive Country Line Dance experience, the Harlem Wizards basketball stunt act, the Hegeman String Band, the Legacy Band, and the family musical "Elephant & Piggies: We Are In A Play." The rides at Wonderland Pier will return this year, and other long-time favorites include the ice-skating rink, inflatables, mentalist Dan Kain, the Philly Keys Dueling Piano Show, magician Chad Juros and the Men of Broadway. For more information and schedule updates, visit firstnightocnj.com.