Ocean City’s ‘Night in Venice’ boat parade is tomorrow


    The "Parade of Lights" on the Navasink and Shrewsbury rivers in Monmouth County in late June 2016. (Photo: JSHN contributor Stanley Kosinski‎)

    An annual tradition of lighted and decorated parading boats continues tomorrow in Ocean City.

    Thousands of spectators will line the bayfront along the water route from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue at 6:30 p.m. as “Night in Venice” proceeds for the 62nd year. 

    With this year’s theme as “Destination America,” boats and homes — where thousands more will be enjoying the view at private parties — will be decorated with Americana elements, according to municipal release.

    For the first time in more than four decades, the parade will conclude with a fireworks display launched from a barge at 9 p.m.

    “Night in Venice is the pinnacle of the summer season in Ocean City,” the release states. 

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