First Night Buttons on Sale Saturday

First Night Buttons on Sale Saturday

Brass Transit, a high energy Chicago tribute band, will perform at First Night.

It’s not too early to think about celebrating the arrival of 2023 at Ocean City’s family-friendly First Night celebration. All-inclusive admission buttons will be on sale at City Hall (Ninth Street entrance at Asbury Avenue) during the Fall Block Party on Saturday.

First Night offers more than 70 entertainment programs at 20 different venues throughout town on Dec. 31. One $15 button is good for all programs.

This year, Ocean City celebrates the 30th anniversary of the event.

Spend “Saturday in the Park” and catch “Saturday Night Fever” at the Music Pier on Saturday, Dec. 31 with the Bee Gees tribute band Stayin Alive and the high-energy Chicago tribute band Brass Transit.

The return of perennial favorites like outdoor ice-skating, rides, magic shows, the Harlem Wizards and a variety of musical performances also highlight the entertainment lineup.

To learn more about all the ways to buy buttons, visit Don’t wait. Button sales are limited and the price goes up to $20 on Dec. 1.

Tickets for the annual Ocean City Pops holiday show also go on sale starting Saturday, Oct. 8.

The show is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Ocean City Music Pier. Enjoy your favorite holiday songs with the Pops.

Led by conductor Vince Lee, the Pops will perform classic favorites and modern holiday hits featuring soloist Angel Gomez. More information and online ticket sales are available at