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 Tim Samson 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 Tim Samson 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 Tim Samson 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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Tips for Getting Hired by Morey’s Piers

Tips for Getting Hired by Morey’s Piers

We have been collecting applications for several weeks now and we are about the begin setting up interviews. During my professional career, I have interviewed literally tens of thousands of applicants and have a few tips for  those of you looking for employment with Morey’s…

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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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Memoreys from the Wildwoods Spring Bridal Fair

Memoreys from the Wildwoods Spring Bridal Fair

Hundreds of brides and some grooms descended on the Wildwoods’ Convention Center this past Sunday for the Annual Wildwoods’ Spring Bridal Fair as we launched Memoreys by Morey’s Piers. Brides who were searching to make their Fairytale Day come true found vendors with…

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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 Tim Samson

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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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1st Day on the New Job…

On Monday, March 12th I officially became Morey’s Piers Digital Marketing/ PR Manager.  So how did Tim and Jack break me in?  Well throwing me in front of a television camera for NBC 40 of course.  On day 2, a business trip to Philadelphia to meet with CBS 3 and on days 3 and 4 off to…

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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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Up in the Air…..

March 16, 2012 by George Rohman in Amusements

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Every now and again we try to snap some aerial photos for our files and today I was lucky enough to play co-pilot.  Well, not really, but someone had to fly the plane (not me) and someone had to snap photos (me). It was a gorgeous 70F March afternoon….great “flying weather,”…

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Wipeout Construction Update- This Ain’t No Kiddie Slide!

One of the cool things about waterslide construction is that the assembly process goes by relatively quickly. Don’t get me wrong, a lot goes into the construction process and we have a talented and skilled team assembling Wipeout. But just about every day you can see some real…

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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 Tim Samson

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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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Some Presents Are Too Big To Fit Under The Christmas Tree!

With summer approaching, Christmas is a distant past. However it sure felt like Christmas today at Ocean Oasis when we were treated with a “little” delivery! It doesn’t take a lot to get a waterpark manager excited this time of year which is why it was a wonderful sight…

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Getting Some Face Time

March 5, 2012 by Tim Samson

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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 Tim Samson

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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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Jack’s Construction Blog: Concrete Carving

Take a ride with Jack Morey and see what we’re working on here at Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks in the first episode of Jack’s Construction Blog.

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Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Rubber Ducks and Port-a-Potties

February 20, 2012 by Kristel Fillmore

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On a regular day in the summer I deal with food, weird entertainment and toilets. Who else can say that? The food and toilets…sure, but I’m going to throw rubber ducks into the mix now too. I mean, some times I sit at my desk and wonder how this happened. I jokingly call myself the…

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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 Tim Samson 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 Tim Samson

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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 Tim Samson 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 Tim Samson

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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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The Special Event at Tampa

February 6, 2012 by Kristel Fillmore in Events

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Want to know what it’s like to party... I mean work…like a special events planner? The Special Event took place in Tampa, FL which is the convention of all conventions for event planners. Everything you can think of to throw a party on one trade show floor from trash cans to table…

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NOW HIRING

February 3, 2012 by Kristel Fillmore in News

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It’s that time of year! Spring is around the corner and we are about to start accepting applications for the 2012 summer season. If you are interested, or know someone who may be interested, please visit: www.moreyspiersapplyonline.com to submit an application. Please note, we do not…

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Viva Las Vegas!

February 1, 2012 by Tim Samson 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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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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Looking For Felix

“Welcome to Morey’s FEARS! Felix here, the boardwalk barker, and if you’re looking for Morey’s signature smiles…you’re barking mad!” Christmas is over, now it’s time to get serious about Halloween… If you are tall, lanky,…

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Finally… Let the Rockwork Begin!

After many months of research, planning, and preparation we have finally started to construct the walls and rockwork for the new River Adventure. The research started with a visit to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon (still one of my favorite waterparks in the world) and literally walking the…

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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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Christmas Kangaroo Style

January 2, 2012 by Kristel Fillmore

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While visiting home before Christmas in Western PA, I always make a stop to legendary Kennywood Park. Until this December, past visits basically included walking around the park, bothering the owners and managers, and seeing what is underway for the next season. However, for the first…

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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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A Very Morey Christmas!

December 26, 2011 by Kristel Fillmore in Community

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While most companies let loose at their holiday gatherings we do not quite go that far… Maybe a little bit of Terry O’ke, good food and Tim’s very famous homemade desserts, but our holiday gathering supports two local charities close to our hearts. Each year the holiday…

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