Unwrapping Plans for Dec 5 Ship Bottom Christmas Parade

PLEASE NOTE IN PERSON PARADE HAS BEEN CANCELED, Please visit HOLIDAY GUIDE AND CALENDAR FOR UPCOMING EVENTS Join us and ring in the holiday season with a 41 year tradition, the Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade. The event will take place on Saturday December 5 stepping off at 1pm along Long Beach Blvd from 5th […]

Building Resiliency In Families Working and Learning Together Webinar

Join the Cape May County Chamber on October 23 beginning at 10am for a free Zoom webinar “Building Resilience in Families Working and Learning Together”. We’ve all been challenged this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With school beginning again, businesses and families are seeking to make sure that the needs of children, employees, and […]

Haunted Happenings Around the Region

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce picks the top Halloween events to celebrate the spooky and spectacular within the Long Beach Island Region. It is time to clear the calendars and schedule in a harvest of unique October full moon fun. These event organizers have put safety protocols in place to align with COVID-19 precautions. […]

Ørsted to Host Three Virtual Open Houses

Updates on the Progress of the Ocean Wind Offshore Wind Project  Representatives from offshore wind developer Ørsted will participate in three virtual open houses to update interested parties on the progress of its Ocean Wind project on Tuesday, October 20 at 1 p.m., Wednesday, October 21 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, October 24 at 10 […]

Come Out to Innovate and Caffeinate Nov 11

In time for strategic planning into 2021, join us for an in person business event! The region’s chamber hosts Freeholder Director Joseph Vicari to discuss small business and Covid-19 recovery as well as announcements for 2021 strategies at The Mainland with breakfast check in beginning at 8am. The presentation will feature an informative overview from […]

Register to Vote for Your Favorite During Chowder Month

Join the hundreds of voters who have already registered for a month long hybrid event to eat and shop small business in the Long Beach Island Region. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is presenting their 32 annual Chowderfest differently this year to comply with COVID19 restrictions and safety regulations. Tasters can now purchase […]

Local Farmer Markets 2020

A bumper crop of Jersey Fresh produce, baskets of baked goods, pasta, cheeses, fresh fish and handcrafts will fill your summer table at our local farmer’s markets happening weekly! Find the schedule here: Surf City Farmer’s MarketSurf City Volunteer Fire Company and EMS. 713 Long Beach Blvd, Surf CityMonday June 29-Monday Sept 28 from 9AM-12PM […]

Walk, Run or Bike this fall as part of the Chowder Run Challenge

Get into the spirit of Chowderfest by getting outdoors for the inaugural event that includes official Chowder Run Challenge 2020 medal, Finisher Certificate, exclusive runner FB Group and participant runner bib Due to restrictions currently in place Chowderfest 2020 has morphed into a whole month of activities, chowder purchasing, merchant sales , online Chowderwear store […]

Chowderfest 2020 pivots to Soup up the Local economy

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members responded to COVID 19 safety issues by creating a dynamic ChowderMonth, to support local businesses that will launch Labor Day Weekend Due to restrictions currently in place this year’s Chowderfest  will bring chowder tasters directly to the source by supporting local restaurants and retailers.  As the organizers […]