“First Flight” of FLY The Great Nor’Easter - Photos

First Flight a BIG success!

THANK YOU! Morey’s Piers would like to thank our sponsors for celebrating the “First Flight” of FLY The Great Nor’Easter with us and supporting the Make A Wish Foundation. The event raised over $4,000 to help grant wishes to Cape May County children afflicted with life threatening…

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Faster than a speeding bullet…

Yes, the GNE is fast, but I am talking about the Ride Mechanics from our Attractions Maintenance team. They installed the seats on the first train already! One train down, one to go. I’ll let you know when the second train arrives. Pictures compliments of Celia Rossi, Operations…

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Theyyyyy’rrrrreeeeee Heeeerrrrreeeee!

Celia Rossi, our Operations Manager on Surfside Pier, sent out these photos of our new seats. We’re hanging them this week…more photos to come. You can be one of the first people to “FLY The Great Nor’Easter and experience freedom flight”! Be prepared for…

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Hold onto your seats!

April 17, 2008 by Tim Samson

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The brand new GNE “Freedom Flight” seats are on their way down the Garden State Parkway as we type. First Flight is May 10th. We’ll post details next week…we promise! Lisa Fagan & Angel Daniels Marketing & Public Relations tell-it-alls

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THE COUNT DOWN BEGINS!

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for summer. I’m ready for warm weather, BBQ’s, flip flops (I’m wearing them right now, but my feet are cold), ice cream and of course the waterparks to open. So join me in the official count down to the summer kick off weekend we know as…

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Opening Weekend with Easter Fun

March 28, 2008 by Kristel Fillmore in Events

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And the season is off to a running start! Not only was the sun out but so were our guests AND the Easter Bunny himself. and Easter eggs with COOL prizes. In fact, Daniel Hajjar won the grand prize of a $500 Savings Bond! Congratulations Daniel! Other prizes included Pier & Waterpark…

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“What do you do there in the winter?”

March 20, 2008 by Tim Samson

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If I had a penny for every time someone asks me this question: Here’s what is going on today. In case you didn’t know, we open in 2 days. I am lucky enough to have an office on Mariner’s Landing Pier (we call it ML) overlooking most of the Pier rides. Man, it is noisy…

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Spring Sale Spiel

March 11, 2008 by Tim Samson

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Our Spring Sale is on again now through March 28th. Here’s the insider’s point of view: -Season Passes or Easy Rider passes are great if you are down the shore a lot. Many of our Guests purchase them for their grandkids who come down more than a few times. If you live here all…

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A Ride To Remember

February 11, 2008 by Tim Samson

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American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) invited Morey’s Piers to present at their annual mid-winter regional gathering known as Eastcoaster 2008. So on Saturday, February 2nd, our Director of Pier Operations, Dino Fazio, and I (along with Dino’s dog Buddy and two large WAWA coffees) left our…

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Winter at Morey’s Piers

January 22, 2008 by Kristel Fillmore

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We can’t wait for you to visit us again this year and we know you can’t wait to visit us! I’ve put together some pictures so you can see what we’ve been working on during these long winter months to get ready for you. A short tour of Morey’s Piers in the winter… This is what…

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Happy New Year!

January 7, 2008 by Tim Samson

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Yes, we’re back and we’re hard at work to bring you the next beachfront blog. If there is something you want to know or something you have to hear more about, email webmaster@moreyspiers.com and we’ll try to get you the scoop. Lisa Fagan Marketing Manager

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I think Morey’s Piers & Hospitality may be Santa’s Workshop

December 19, 2007 by Tim Samson

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I am supposed to be working on a budget or something, but it just dawned on me! I think I work at Santa’s workshop. Seriously, think about it. Few businesses embrace the spirit of the holidays – all year long – better than these two. Now you don’t know this company like I do,…

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Email from Lori who Lives in Pittsburgh, PA

December 6, 2007 by Tim Samson

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Dear Angel, I would just like to say how much my family and I enjoy reading all of your blog entries on the Morey’s Piers website. I am 21 years old and have been coming to Wildwood with my family each summer since I was born and my parents have been coming ever since they got…

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A Snowy Day at the Piers During the Holiday Sale

December 6, 2007 by Kristel Fillmore

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As the snow comes down on Morey’s Piers, I am selling tickets for the Holiday Sale at our office on Mariner’s Landing Pier. There were a few brave souls who came up to purchase their tickets today, to see our Christmas tree and to hear the Christmas carols. Maybe, they braved the…

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The longest Blog – Or -  How to make a parade more complicated.

December 5, 2007 by Tim Samson in Events

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Let me start by saying that last year around this time Rich Peterson and his crew in maintenance decided that it would be fun for Morey’s to have a float in some of the local Christmas parades since we already had a trailer and lots of rides, etc. Well, I won’t go into the details of last…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

November 26, 2007 by Tim Samson

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As the cold, gray ocean ominously crashes on the beach, I am reminded that winter and the holiday season are here. The rides and the waterparks are shut down for the season leaving the boardwalk quiet and lonely. But inside our offices, atop the arcade on Mariner’s Landing Pier, it’s…

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Deep Thoughts by Angel Daniels

November 14, 2007 by Tim Samson

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It just occurred to me (yet again), how very fortunate I am. Every day I walk up the boardwalk to our offices here on Mariner’s Landing Pier and am blessed with the most beautiful view that one could ask for! It reminds me that I could be sitting in an office (or worse yet, a cubicle)…

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Time for the Holidays and then Some…

November 8, 2007 by Kristel Fillmore

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It’s time for the holidays, and I know what that means around here…parades, trade shows, employee gatherings and of course the annual Holiday Sale. Yes, don’t worry; I have been very busy planning events for next summer such as Education Extravaganza, Beach Jam and the new Beach Bop.…

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Morey’s Piers Goes Country

Whether you are a country music fan or not, you must see the new Jason Aldean music video “Laughed Until We Cried,” which debuted last week on Country Music television’s (CMT) Top 20 Countdown. Since you are all familiar with Morey’s Piers and the Wildwood Boardwalk, there will be a…

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New Trains for the Great Nor’Easter

October 25, 2007 by Kristel Fillmore

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People are always asking us what we do around here in the winter. Well lots of things actually, but probably the coolest thing is when the company sends a team of “experts” to some foreign country to try out new or improved rides. It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it! This…

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Yeah Baby, Yeah!!

October 22, 2007 by Tim Samson

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I have to share because this will make me crazy. Being in Public Relations can cause one to be very curious when unexplained things happen. I need explanations. As I walked into the office in the beginning of this week, there in the reception area sat this carousel horse. This thing…

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Over 4,000 Scouts Jam at Beach Jam…

October 22, 2007 by Kristel Fillmore in Events

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The last weekend in September was our annual Beach Jam scouting event. Did you get to see the beach that weekend down here in Wildwood? As always, during our scouting events the beach was full of colorful tents from over 4,000 boy and girl scouts. Speaking of the scouts they donated 966…

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Share your Morey’s Memories

October 3, 2007 by Tim Samson

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Well, after this last weekend of fun – (Yes! We are still open this Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th) – Summer 2007 is officially gone. Really…even though it is still very warm…it’s gone! But we want the memories to live on, so email us your…

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Super Sunday was…well…Super!

September 28, 2007 by Kristel Fillmore in Events

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For those of you who missed our Super Sunday event this past weekend…Shame on you! Super Sunday, Morey’s Piers traditional farewell to summer involved tons of family fun and fantastic prizes. Yes, prizes! We gave away so much good stuff, it’s a shame you missed it. The very special…

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What a Way to Make a Livin’

September 17, 2007 by Kristel Fillmore in Awards

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While all of our peers were here in Wildwood at the piers working hard….Kristel and I had the most interesting assignment of traveling to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, deep in the heart of the smoky mountains where Dollywood Theme Park lives. The reason for our visit? The Golden Ticket Awards…

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The Blog is Back from The Dark Side Of The Moon

September 14, 2007 by Tim Samson

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Well, the season is coming to a close and we’re glad to have some time to blog for our loyal site visitor’s. It’s been a while. Dino was quite busy running 3 Piers, and I was not here to blog. Sorry! So what’s up with the title of this blog? For you Floyd lovers,…

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Cool New Prizes at Our Games

Look for these colorful, custom made prizes at games across our piers. They are soft, cuddly, and sure be a hit with kids of all ages!

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Back to Thailand We Go…

Over the past few months, Morey’s Piers has been fortunate to host 41 exchange students from Thailand to live and work with us since opening day. With most Americans still in school and university throughout April and May, the Thailand exchange program is an important part of our…

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...And You Thought Cleaning and Painting Your Pool at Home Was Hard!

Over the past few weeks, the waterpark maintenance team has been hard at work getting both waterparks ready for opening day! One of the large jobs done every spring is the cleaning and painting of all of the Splash Pools and Lazy Rivers. Overall, it takes about three months to prepare each…

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More of Mark Matteucci’s Artistry

Check out the airbrush work on this freshly painted Demolition Derby car! Less than 8 days until Surfside Pier opens for the season! Dino Fazio Director of Pier Operations

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Less than four weeks to go!

Till what? The opening of Surfside Pier! The pier that started it all will re-open Saturday, May 12. We’re hard at work cleaning, assembling, installing, testing, and training to provide you with another amazing season. If you’re in the area, you might be able to catch a glimpse…

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Snow!!!

Yes, it snowed today… not that much, but more than enough. We were supposed to open at noon, but amusement rides really don’t like snow and wind chills in the 20’s very much (neither do our outstanding ride operators), so mother nature kept us closed. Click on the picture…

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Somebunny’s Coming to Morey’s Piers on Easter Sunday

April 5, 2007 by Tim Samson in Events

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Can you tell from the headline that I am the Advertising Gal? But I seriously want to share this news. It’s a great day. Easter Sunday, April 8th from Noon – 4pm, on Mariner’s Landing Pier – we’re going to have our annual Easter Day celebration. Kids can get…

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Splashdown!

Check out this newly painted Zoom Phloom boat. Nice, huh? This spectacular paint job is the work of Mark Matteucci, our resident airbrush artist. Truly an amazing job. Unfortunately, due to time constraints, we couldn’t get all 23 boats painted this winter, but there’s always…

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Welcome to Morey’s Piers new Blog!

Well, we’ve finally made the jump. About time, eh? We all know what a blog is… nothing special, right? Wrong! This one will be special because it’s your pass to backstage at Morey’s Piers! We’ll be updating this blog regularly with stories, thoughts,…

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Event Planner to Half Marathon Trainee

November 29, 1999 by Kristel Fillmore in Events

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Yesterday we had one of our many yearly Wild Half Marathon meetings with CGI Racing which I have been a part of since the idea of a half marathon was dreamed up. Most of what we talked about were ways to market the event which is always an exciting discussion but then our Marketing Director,…

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Good Eats from a Non Foodie

November 29, 1999 by Kristel Fillmore

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This is probably the first and last blog I will ever write about food because we have a whole team of people here who know about food and I am not one of them. However I do know when something tastes deliciously yummy.  There are two meals here I want to talk about. One – My first…

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