Global Evolution

Global Evolution

Every year we strive to improve the piers and waterparks, whether we're bringing something new and exciting to the parks or refurbishing an old favorite. One of the most notable changes might be our iconic globe at the front of Mariner's Landing. It's received several facelifts…

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My Car is a Clown Car

April 18, 2013 by tsamson in Events

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A clown car might not be the best way to describe my car. It's more like a carnival in there and now the service department at Shore Toyota knows it. Of course, my Prius decides to breakdown the day before our Annual Associate Recognition Program. This is no normal "let's have…

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From College Life to 9 to 5

February 7, 2013 by tsamson

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From College Life to 9 to 5

“Don’t rush it, Amanda. You’re going to be wishing you were back in class soon!” Famous words of my mother this past year telling me not to wish my last semester of college away. I was so eager to finish college, and now I have to admit, unfortunately, my mother was…

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How Do We Stay Warm

January 24, 2013 by tsamson

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How Do We Stay Warm

We're summer people. There's no question. When the temperature plummets it can drag our spirits down with it. Fortunately, we all have our own ways of staying warm and thinking summer thoughts. Here's how some of us are dealing... Kristel Fillmore, Events and Entertainment…

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[RECIPE] Tuscan Spiced Warm Goat Cheese Log by Chef Wally

December 14, 2012 by tsamson in Food and Beverage

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[RECIPE] Tuscan Spiced Warm Goat Cheese Log by Chef Wally

From Chef Wally's kitchen to yours: a simple, but delicious recipe his family does all year long; especially during the Holidays. It is so easy to do. Almost every supermarket carries a decent goat cheese. Tuscan Spiced Warm Goat Cheese Log…

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David Macomber Creates Art for Hurricane Sandy Relief

December 13, 2012 by tsamson in Community

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David Macomber Creates Art for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Local artist David Macomber began work on an 8 x 20 foot mural at Morey’s Piers today to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the Jersey Shore. After seeing the widespread devastation along the Jersey Shore, Macomber wanted to create something that would raise awareness as…

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[GIVEAWAY] Tix Under the Mistletoe

December 6, 2012 by tsamson

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[GIVEAWAY] Tix Under the Mistletoe

Morey’s Piers wants to spread some holiday cheer with Tix Under the Mistletoe! Every day from December 8th through 19th, we’ll hide the mistletoe somewhere on our website. Check Facebook and Twitter for a clue between 10am-2pm each day. Find the mistletoe and click on it to get…

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It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas…

December 4, 2012 by tsamson in Amusements, Waterparks

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It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas…

Although with this weather who would know!? So the weather has been uber nice, which has helped us do quite a bit in our efforts to get ready for 2013. Pirates of the Wildwoods is getting a new floor. Boat Tag is getting an overhaul, so much so that it sits in nice little rows of parts…

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Art In The Park: Send In The Seals!

Art In The Park: Send In The Seals!

With the beautiful rockwork of River Adventure at Raging Waters fresh in our minds, Jack Morey thought the Zoom Phloom on Surfside Pier could use some sprucing up. The rock work, waterfalls and loading station are all in the midst of a major redesign that will freshen up one of the longest,…

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Who Exactly Built This Thing???

October 25, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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Who Exactly Built This Thing???

by George Rohman Walt Disney always preached that it doesn’t matter what guests think when they enter….it matters what they think when they exit. For the past several weekends of Terror Trench operation I have been spending some time at the exit, taking informal feedback…

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Overheard at Morey’s FEARS

October 24, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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Overheard at Morey’s FEARS

Have you heard any silly sayings at Morey's FEARS?

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The Terror Rises at Morey’s Fears

October 22, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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The Terror Rises at Morey’s Fears

Like Felix the Boardwalk Barker? Have you seen him in the Terror-Rising Show at Morey's Fears? Felix rises from the dead every Morey's Fears night at 7:30 PM. Then check out the fire balls, fire breathing, glass walking, and nail laying VooDoo Freak Show two times a night at 8:15…

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A Night in the Life of Our FEARS Facilitator and Acting Coach, Terry O’Brien

October 19, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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A Night in the Life of Our FEARS Facilitator and Acting Coach, Terry O’Brien

Big week for me at Morey’s Piers Mariner’s Landing as we unveil the 2nd edition of Morey’s FEARS, our big Halloween event. Often before these big life events, I try to find a moment to reflect, and in doing so it dawned on me that, at age 42, for half of my life (ok,…

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Morey’s FEARS Ticket Giveaway!

October 17, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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Morey’s FEARS Ticket Giveaway!

We're giving away tickets for Morey's FEARS-Terror on the Boardwalk! All you have to do is fill out the form below and we will randomly select one winner today, Thursday AND Friday to recieve a pair of tickets good for ANY night of Morey's FEARS!     .link, .link…

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Face Your FEARS!

October 16, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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Face Your FEARS!

                              With two weekends left of Morey's FEARS- Terror on the Boardwalk, there's still time to scream at America's ONLY haunted boardwalk. We have 4…

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Habitat for Insanity!

Habitat for Insanity!

As Summer 2012 winds down, we're gearing up for our 2nd year of Morey's FEARS- Terror on the Boardwalk. We've spun massive spiderwebs over Mariner's Landing, we're raising the dead and training them to perform and CornStalkers has begun to emerge from the Wildwood…

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12 Weeks of Training Complete!

August 22, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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12 Weeks of Training Complete!

Well it is finally here! The Wild Half Marathon is on Sunday! If you have been following my training and have been training too you still have time to register onsite this weekend. I cannot believe I made it through the 12 weeks of training already. The summer went by so fast. I'm so…

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Wild Half Training – 10 Miles

August 3, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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Wild Half Training – 10 Miles

I have officially made it to the double digits in mileage for my Wild Half Marathon Training and it's a good thing since there are only 25 more days left to train. I am confident that I will finish the race (which is really my only goal). I gave up wine last week until after the…

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Joe’s Fish Co. Opentable for Two!

Joe’s Fish Co. Opentable for Two!

We know you're trying to pack as much fun into your Wildwoods vacation as possible. Now you can grab a bite to eat without missing a beat! We're proud to announce that Joe's Fish Co. now takes reservations through Opentable. You can make a reservation (and earn Opentable…

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Ride WipeOut!

July 26, 2012 by tsamson

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Ride WipeOut!

Maggie visits Ocean Oasis Beach Club and Waterpark to ride the new WipeOut! waterslide.        

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Morey’s Piers Container Art Project

Morey’s Piers Container Art Project

Morey’s Piers gave Adventure Pier a new look with shipping containers creating a distinctive and vivid edge to the pier and opening up new signage and art opportunities. Local artist David Macomber of Shark Sugar NJ was commissioned to give Adventure Pier’s shipping containers a…

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Wild Half Training - Half Way There

July 6, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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Wild Half Training - Half Way There

Ok. So I've been slacking with the writing but not the running. I am up to 8 miles! Which is good since we are exactly 50 days away from race day. Not only am I certain I am going to finish, but I don't think I will be last either! Here's a recap of the last two weeks since my…

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We Have a Winner!

July 6, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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We Have a Winner!

On July 4th, we had a table full of hungry Curley's Fry lovers ready to chow down on victory. In the end, Joe Markey devoured 3.5 buckets of fries and took home the prize! Watch the frenzy all over again!

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Morey’s Piers River Adventure Cardboard Boat Regatta

Morey’s Piers River Adventure Cardboard Boat Regatta

Immediately after the excitement of the WipeOut! Race, we took the festivities down to Raging Waters for the grand opening of River Adventure. Creative contestants built cardboard boats to race (and in some cases, SINK!) in the new river. Check out our video and photo gallery!  …

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Morey’s Piers 1st Annual WipeOut! Charity Race

Morey’s Piers 1st Annual WipeOut! Charity Race

On June 14th, we held a grand opening race on our brand new waterslide, WipeOut! at Ocean Oasis Beach Club and Waterpark. We reached out to our Facebook fans and Season Pass Members to help us celebrate this incredible new slide with an afternoon of fun, food and of course, one wet and…

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Curley’s Fry Eating Contest Returns!

Curley’s Fry Eating Contest Returns!

It's that time again! Ladies and Gentlemen, are you hungry? Our annual Curley's Fry Eating Contest is returning to Joe's Fish Co. on July 4th at noon. At last year's event, the fries flew as contestants consumed over 150  pounds of Curley's Fries before Dave…

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Build a Boat for a Family 4 Pack!

Build a Boat for a Family 4 Pack!

  To showcase our NEW River Adventure at Raging Waters we are hosting a little adventure of our own! On Thursday, June 14th join us for the Cardboard Boat River Regatta! We’re challenging up to 20 fans to build their own cardboard boat and put it to the ultimate test for a…

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Wild Half Training Week 3

June 4, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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Wild Half Training Week 3

Week 3 training for the Wild Half Marathon started out tough…my times were down and I was forcing myself to get out and run but than I got to my long run of the week and decided I needed to get motivated if I was going to be able to complete 5 miles. I decided to read some…

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Wild Half Training Week 2

May 25, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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Wild Half Training Week 2

I made it my mission during week 2 to find the perfect sneakers for my feet. So…here are my feet all over the Internet. I emailed my friends at CGI Racing and said, “please help me find good sneakers!” First things first I had to learn what kind of feet I have so they…

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Wild Half Training Week 1

May 16, 2012 by tsamson in Events

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So, I did it, completed week one of training for the Wild Half Marathon. 9.5 miles of running over the course of the last 7 days…I’ve never ran so much in one week ever! My longest run this week was three miles. Some days were better than others. My training schedule says,…

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Don’t Miss Out!

Don’t Miss Out!

Thank you to everyone who came out over the weekend to celebrate with us! We hope you had a wonderful Easter and took advantage of the gorgeous weekend weather! If you couldn’t make it to the pier, don’t worry! There is still time to take advantage of our Spring Sale. Take…

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Celebrate Easter With Us!

Celebrate Easter With Us!

The Easter Bunny called! He said he’ll be hopping by Mariner’s Landing this Sunday to enjoy the day with his favorite people. Come get your photo taken with him, enjoy all the rides, strolling entertainment, face painting and more! Kids under 12 can pick an Easter egg for a…

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We Love to Hear From You!

At the end of Last summer TripAdvisor rated Ocean Oasis and Raging Waters among the Top 5 Waterparks in the country, and this is all thanks to all of you who have reviewed the waterparks on the site. I don’t think it’s a secret, we love to hear from you guys! When you let us know…

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Greetings from the Ghost Ship

Greetings all, I hope this nifty little missive finds you well. It’s great to be back up on the pier, getting my hands dirty back in Ghost Ship (theoretically dirty… I have delicate skin so I often wear gloves. Suede when possible) as we prepare for a banner 2012 season.…

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Sideshow School

March 26, 2012 by tsamson

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Last week, I was given the unique opportunity to attend Sideshow School in the one and only Coney Island, USA! With an excellent and experienced staff of professional carnies, I learned the basics of some of the craziest sideshow acts through a series of riveting lectures and, of course,…

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Ride the Tides- Soon…

So many decisions to be made with a new ride… o   Ride colors chosen…CHECK! o   Light patterns selected…CHECK! o   Paint colors updated …CHECK! o   Fonts picked out…CHECK!…

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Morey’s Piers on Instagram

See Morey’s Piers from an entirely new angle. Follow us on Instagram for beautiful, vibrant photos from all over our parks. If you take an Instagram shot here this summer, be sure to tweet it and tag it with #moreyspiers so we can find it and add your photos to our Facebook gallery!…

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A Morey’s Piers App?

March 9, 2012 by tsamson

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What on earth does Avon, Colorado have to do with an amusement park? Well it actually has quite a bit to do with an amusement park. Avon is home to Beaver Creek Ski Resort, which is part of Vail resorts. Ski Resorts are like amusement parks but for the off-season. They have many of the same…

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Getting Some Face Time

March 5, 2012 by tsamson

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It’s never too early to start planning for one of the BEST Halloween Events out there (speaking of which, don’t forget to vote daily!). We’re already busy meeting, shopping and of course, building for Morey’s FEARS 2012. Maybe some of you have watched Face Off on SyFy,…

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Jack’s Construction Blog: WipeOut Pile Driving

Jack stops by Ocean Oasis Waterpark + Beachclub to see the status of WipeOut. In Episode 3, Jack visits Billy Walters as he works with his team to drive the deep piles for the foundations that will support the WipeOut Racer Slide. http://youtu.be/0DXsDMiSS8E

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Morey’s Piers on Pinterest!

February 29, 2012 by tsamson

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We’re just bursting with so many ideas, inspirations and amazing things to share! Come check out our boards on Pinterest to get a taste of vacation anytime you need it! With Boards ranging from Boardwalk Inspired Recipes to Doo Wop Art and Architecture to ideas on how to turn your…

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Jack’s Construction Blog: Wiki Kiniki Waterworks

Take a ride with Jack Morey and see what we’re working on here at Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks. In Episode 2, Jack visits Pete Bieling and Son as they work on the Wiki Kiniki Waterworks at River Adventure.

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Vote for Morey’s FEARS- Terror on the Boardwalk

Thank you for your nominations. You’ve earned us a spot as a finalist in About.com’s Readers’ Choice Awards for BEST Theme Park Halloween Event of 2011! We’re flattered. Honored! You like us! You really like us! And because you really like us, we hope…

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Decisions, Decisions…

It’s not enough to decide we want a new ride. We have to decide where it will fit in our limited space. We have to figure out how many tickets are required to ride. Right now, we need to decide what colors the RipTide would like to be. Picking out colors with Jack Morey looks a…

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Boardwalk Bungalows

February 15, 2012 by tsamson in News

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People are often asking where the best places are to stay in Wildwood. Others have been staying in the same motels for years. Some have condos, second homes or stay at the many offshore campgrounds. Whatever your preference, I can tell you where I’ll be staying! The NEW Boardwalk…

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Surprise Your Valentine!

February 13, 2012 by tsamson

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Hello, last minute romancers! Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? It’s not too late to make a huge impression on your beloved. In fact, we’ve got some pretty stellar options that will make her eyes sparkle! Treat your special someone to the most unique, romantic…

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Make Some Memoreys

February 10, 2012 by tsamson in News, Events

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Have Morey’s Piers and The Wildwoods been part of your family traditions for years? We’d like to be part of some of your biggest milestones! From weddings and anniversaries to graduations, showers and other celebrations, we want to create spectacular occasions that are uniquely…

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Utah!

February 8, 2012 by tsamson

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Jack found out that I was going to be in Las Vegas, so he said, “why don’t you stop by Colorado and check out Vail Resorts?” Vail does some pretty amazing things when it comes to creating unique experiences and since ski resorts are really amusement parks for the cold months I…

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Viva Las Vegas!

February 1, 2012 by tsamson in Amusements

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Viva Las Vegas, the overused term. Since the company shuts down for two weeks over Christmas, Sean and I decided to head to Vegas for a weekend before all of the holiday chaos ensued. I hadn’t been there in about 3 years, last time for a convention, so I was looking forward to seeking all…

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Love is in the Air… Literally!

Declare your love over a gourmet breakfast with fine china, white linens and a stunning panoramic view of the Wildwoods. Give your special someone a date they’ll never forget with Breakfast in the Sky! Enjoy Cuban spiced steak and eggs, shrimp and lobster omelettes, fluffy Belgian…

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