Roos on the Beach

Our newest family ride arrived this week. Kang’A‘Bounce seats up to 16 guests in kangaroo themed vehicles ands sends them hopping around and around and around again! The shiny new kangaroos appeared on the beach near Surfside Pier on Wednesday morning.  …

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In Case of Snow… Get Creative!

January 25, 2012 by Tim Samson

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I’m issuing a snow challenge! If you get snow this year, head outside in it and instead of snowmen, recreate your favorite ride! It doesn’t have to be as elaborate as the professional sculpture above. Maybe you can make a bumper car for the kids to sit in. Maybe you can sculpt…

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The Art of FUN!

It’s hard to imagine what Raging Waters and Ocean Oasis will look like for the 2012 season with dust and bulldozers everywhere. To help inspire our engineers and architects, Jack commissioned Neal McPheeters, an accomplished local painter, to create high quality painted renderings of…

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Ballroom at the Beach

January 20, 2012 by Tim Samson in Events

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Have you ever wanted to glide across a dance floor? Want to wow your wedding guests with a first dance that Dancing With The Stars judges would give a perfect 10? Want to just try something new? Waltz a weekend away under the stars at the luxurious oceanfront Penthouse of the Pan…

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From Jingle Bells to Buzz Saws

Just a few weeks ago, the air was filled with Christmas tunes and the warm scent of gingerbread. Alas, holidays have waned and workdays returned with the sounds of buzz saws and the scent of progress (or dust, but aren’t they the same thing really?). At Raging Waters, crews are…

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Yea Haw! Ya’ll come back now!

January 11, 2012 by Tim Samson

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We found some new peeps to help us revamp our website, so… Nick (we miss you) and I decided to fly out to Nashville and do a site visit. So we flew in and out of Nashville in one day, met with our new team and got a small opportunity to take in a few local sights. But before we go too…

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Roadtrip!

January 9, 2012 by Tim Samson

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So I’ve realized I’ve taken quite a few road trips lately. Sometimes I fly, but overall at some point I’m driving somewhere on a whim to see something unique. You may recall that Lindsey and I went to Indiana for the Golden Tickets Awards back in September then continued on to the City…

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Let Them Eat Cake!

January 6, 2012 by Tim Samson in Events, Amusements

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Do you know what goes great with meetings? Cake! Yes. Cake. At 9:30 in the morning. Don’t judge me! As a Content Manager, I feel that it is part of my job description to manage the contents of my coworkers’ stomachs. This morning, that meant a cake tasting! We have some great…

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Who Doesn’t Love a Coach Bag?

December 30, 2011 by Tim Samson

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We have a plethora of prizes up on the boardwalk in the stands from iPads, Kindles and Coach Bags. From the stands on the Boardwalk to the Arcade there really is a prize that fits just about everyone. Every Christmas Season we have our annual Holiday Party, a luncheon for all of the full time…

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Still Shopping?

If you’re like me, you do your Christmas shopping in waves: Wave 1- Before Christmas for the people you’re actually going to see on the days surrounding December 25th. Wave 2- As needed after the holiday, but before New Years for the sprinkling of gatherings that may occur.…

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Morey’s Cheers 12 Days of Christmas

December 24, 2011 by Tim Samson

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On the 1st day of Christmas Morey’s Piers gave away… Congratulations to our final winner, Christine Anderson! We’ll be sending her a Season Pass to enjoy Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks for all of our 2012 season! Thank you, everyone, for…

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Recipe: Gingerbread Curley’s Fries

December 21, 2011 by Tim Samson in Food and Beverage

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Here’s a fun way to bring the Boardwalk into your kitchen and all your holiday celebrations! Make some Gingerbread Curley’s Fries! Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground…

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Morey’s Cheers 12 Days of Christmas

December 19, 2011 by Tim Samson

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On the 6th day of Christmas Morey’s Piers gave away… Congratulations to today’s winners! Each will receive a $25 Gift Certificate for Ocean Oasis Cafe! Winners: Marisa Etkin Dina Narda Laurie Lunny Gina Hall Kathy Katheder Dana Saraco Enter HERE for…

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Recipe: Terry O’Brien’s Famous Hot Cocoa

December 19, 2011 by Tim Samson

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Heat water in microwave. Add instant Swiss Miss hot cocoa mix. Stir. Enjoy.

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The Best of Where’s Curley?

December 12, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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We started Where’s Curley on our Facebook page in April and every Tuesday since, we’ve posted a photo of Curley hanging out in a mystery spot around the parks. Here are some of our favorites! Can you guess where Curley is hanging out in these photos?

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Whoa! One Holiday at a Time…

December 9, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events, Amusements

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SO I’m having a problem in the office. It’s December and out of the blue, meetings are popping up in my calendar for Halloween. Are these people that I call coworkers nuts?! I’m listening to Christmas music and they want to talk about Halloween? Well it may seem like it’s year…

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Work and Play

December 7, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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Every year a team of us venture from Wildwood to Orlando, FL, a motherland of sorts for us amusement folk. Even though the true amusement park started along the coastlines in places like Wildwood, California and the Great Lakes, Orlando offers one of the most dense collections of theme parks,…

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Christmas, Chocolate & Amusements- A Sweet Mix

December 5, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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On Saturday, I took a little trip out to Hersheypark to meet up with my college roommates. One lives just over the Cape May-Lewes Ferry in Rehobeth and the other lives in Pittsburgh. How lucky are we that meeting in the middle just so happens to put us in “The Sweetest Place on…

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Free Shipping on All Holiday Sale Purchases TODAY Only!

It’s a poorly kept secret that the Holiday Sale is the best time to get your Season Passes, waterpark tickets, MOR-EZ cards and more. Today, we’re helping our guests save even MORE on summer memories that will last a lifetime! Buy your tickets today and enjoy FREE shipping!…

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Black Friday Blues?

The crowds! The noise! All those heavy shopping bags to lug around! Who needs it? Our annual Holiday Sale begins on Monday with fantastic savings, FREE shipping (on purchases made Monday only) and you don’t even need to leave the comfort of your jammies! Save up to 45% on Season…

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From Our Families To Yours- Thanksgiving Recipes

November 23, 2011 by Tim Samson

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At Morey’s Piers, we’re thankful that we’re able to share our love of sun, fun and the occasional loopty loop with all of you and your families- our guests. I asked our “Morey Moms” if they wouldn’t mind sharing some of their favorite holiday recipes as…

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SID? BID? WHO?

November 21, 2011 by Tim Samson in Community

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This is a guest post from Patrick Rosenello. If you would like to be a guest blogger for the Beachfront Blog, please email us at social.media@moreyspiers.com. So, you have probably heard the name ‘SID’ floating around the Boardwalk over the years. Then, a few years ago, you probably…

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Where It All Began

  Hello my name is Tony Deutsch from Watchthetramcarplease.com and it is my pleasure to be a guest blogger on the Beachfront Blog. I see that my good friend Jack Morey is a blogger now, so this blog is for you, Jack.   Today let me take you on a magic journey back…

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Above and Beyond!

For some people, going above and beyond at work means picking up an extra project or taking the lead on a presentation. For us, it means sampling funnel cake to make sure it’s perfect, sacrificing our skin to give our guests the scariest experience possible or, in Monday’s case,…

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Measure Summer Fun… in Arcade Points!

November 7, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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People say I was born with sand in my shoes. I’d have to agree with that.  But I’d go a step further and say that I was also born with quarters in my pockets!  During the summer of 2011, I, with the help of my girlfriend Chris, compiled a total of over 600,000 points at Mariner’s…

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A Certifiable Success… Or Just Plain Certifiable

November 4, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events, Amusements

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Greetings all and MERRY CHRISTMAS! I know, I know… it’s not ACTUALLY Christmas yet (even though some local radio stations started playing holiday music sometime around 4th of July), but to a guy like me, who runs a haunted house for a living and just took part in Morey’s Piers first…

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It’s Not Goodbye

October 31, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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As a mostly seasonal company, there is one word that every single associate regrettably  gets accustomed to and that word is “goodbye.” We must say goodbye to our coworkers (who live in all different countries throughout the world), our wonderful guests, and we have to say…

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Scared Staff

No one is immune to the frightening sights at Morey’s FEARS. We caught some of our Beachfront Bloggers “enjoying” the Ghost Ship last weekend. If WE are this scared, what chance do YOU have? Denise may be like a fish in the waterpark, but she entered uncharted waters…

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Come One! Come All! Be aMAZEd!

This weekend is your last chance to experience our two brand new Morey’s FEARS only attractions. CornStalkers, a custom built haunted corn field filled with frightening scarecrows and other creatures, may be the only corn maze in the world located on a beach. There’s…

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17 Reasons to Love Morey’s FEARS!

Don’t take our word for it! Check out what some of our Facebook fans are saying about Morey’s FEARS- Terror on the Boardwalk! Join the conversation by liking Morey’s Piers and Morey’s FEARS on Facebook and tell us what you think!…

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The Face of FEAR

As a roaming scarecrow actor in CornStalkers, an oceanfront corn maze attraction exclusive to Morey’s FEARS, my makeup was one of the most interesting styles. I had to look like I was made of straw and burlap to be a convincing (and horrifying) scarecrow. My face was first covered in…

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Psycho Trail Gets Crazy

October 19, 2011 by Tim Samson

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This is a guest post from Frank Cwikla, creator of Psycho Trail. If you would like to be a guest blogger for the Beachfront Blog, please email us at social.media@moreyspiers.com. I have always loved Halloween, Haunted Houses etc. I have always been into rides, and especially dark rides.…

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Halloween Fun for the Younger Ones

October 14, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events

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While Morey’s FEARS- Terror on the Boardwalk is meant to be one of the most intense, terrifying events of its kind and is not recommended for children under 8, there are some kid friendly attractions that will be open on the boardwalk during Morey’s FEARS. Mariner’s Arcade…

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Maybe It’s the Flu?

October 12, 2011 by Tim Samson

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Something strange is happening to my office mate. He used to be nice and fun to collaborate with on creative projects, but now he’s… well, I don’t remember his eyes looking so bloodshot and he sits at his desk cackling and saying, “soon, soon” a lot. Sometimes…

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If They Build It… You Will SCREAM

October 10, 2011 by Tim Samson

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Our scream team is hard at work creating some props to petrify you. Come this weekend, the sounds of saw blades won’t mean progress and creativity… those sounds will be your signal to start running!

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Happy World Zombie Day!

October 8, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events

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It’s World Zombie Day! Bolt your doors and nail the windows shut! Or you can accept your doomed undead fate and celebrate with a trip through the Ghost Ship tonight! It’s your best bet to prepare for the impending zombie apocalypse that is Morey’s FEARS. In less than a…

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A Museum of Play

October 7, 2011 by Tim Samson

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While on our trip to the Golden Ticket Awards, Jack recommended (okay, insisted) that we drive another 3.5 hours across two more states to visit a museum. I was like, “REALLY?” So I tried my best to get out of it, making excuses about having preexisting plans, not being able to…

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Pumpkin Pie in a Cone

The other day, our Marketing Intern- Caitlin- suggested an ice cream break. Uhm… YES! We took a walk across the boards to Kohr Bros. where she did a little happy dance after looking at the flavor board. One of the giant ice cream machines was labeled “Pumpkin” on…

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Happy 40th Birthday, Walt Disney World!

October 1, 2011 by Tim Samson in News

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Three years ago, we celebrated our 40th with a literal book launch. Today, Morey’s Piers congratulates Walt Disney World on 40 years of magic, entertainment and family fun! Celebrations kick off today in the Magic Kingdom. Congrats, Disney! Here’s to 40 more years and…

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Sparks Are Flying!

Something is definitely happening at Raging Waters… Jack and I took a walk back the other day and the sounds of saws and hammers greeted us. Between all the noise and sparks flying everywhere, it was hard to hear him explain what’s going on… but he was very animated…

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2011 Events Recap (In pictures)

September 28, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events

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Golden Ticket Awards

September 27, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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For those of you not familiar with the Golden Ticket Awards, they are a series of awards that recognize industry excellence given out by an amusement industry publication, Amusement Today. Over the past couple years, Morey’s Piers has been ranked as the 3rd Best Seaside Park in the world…

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Impossibly Good Chili

September 26, 2011 by Tim Samson in Food and Beverage

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In 2008, Dinner: Impossible paid a visit to Morey’s Piers. Using nothing but Boardwalk food, Michael Symon and his crew cooked a fantastic gourmet dinner for 300 employees in our Rendezvous Picnic Area. Among delicious dishes like seafood pizza with goat cheese, a stellar clam bake and…

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Coach Purse for a Quarter

September 19, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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From a very early age I was taught that boardwalk games are a rip off. That no one ever wins. Well, after working here for over 3 years I have seen plenty of winners. Plenty of people walking down the boardwalk with stuffed animals that are bigger than they are. My first thought is that…

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Roll up! Roll up!

September 16, 2011 by Tim Samson

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Ladies and Gentlemen, lend me your ears! I can’t guarantee I’ll return them, but I will spin you a tale that’ll send you into a tailspin. Felix here, the boardwalk barker, and if you’re looking for Morey’s signature smiles you’re barking mad. Once, I…

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3 in You Win!

I’ve never won anything, but sometimes I like to play the games anyway. Ring Toss, Blockbuster, Quarter Pitch… there are a lot of options to get your game on at Morey’s Piers. And the prizes for those that do win can be impressive! On Tuesday August 16th, Nick Arlotta…

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Summer’s Not Over!

September 5, 2011 by Tim Samson in Events, Amusements

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What is all this talk about Labor Day being the end of summer? Who started THAT rumor? We’re certainly not finished with the season at Morey’s Piers. In case you haven’t heard, we’re throwing a Chili and Chowder Cook Off on October 9th! You won’t want to miss…

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What Does Guest Services Do?

August 29, 2011 by Tim Samson

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Well hello ride enthusiasts and beach goers! I know it has been a  long time since I last posted and for that I do apologize. We have been very busy and working very hard in making sure all of our guests are enjoying their stay. Since I have last posted I have been asked a lot of questions…

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A Different Guy

August 24, 2011 by Tim Samson in Amusements

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This is a guest post from John Stein. If you would like to be a guest blogger for the Beachfront Blog, please email us at social.media@moreyspiers.com. After 16 years of marriage, I like to think that my wife and I know each other very well. There are times that it is kinda creepy how she…

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Dear Zombie… (An Advice Column From the Ghost Ship)

Hello all, it is time once again for the Ghost Ship blog. This time I thought I’d share with you some letters we recently received from some satisfied guests soliciting advice on future visits to the Ghost Ship. Think of this as a sort-of Ghost Ship Dear Abbey. Dear Morey’s…

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