Why I love my J-O-B Torsten Denke

Why I love my J-O-B Torsten Denke

By: Torsten Denke - Morey's Surfside Pier Maintenance Department The RIDES! I had to think of the #1 reason why I love my job at Morey’s Piers.  After thinking and thinking, it finally dawned on me!  As Lead Technician at Surfside Pier the answer was easy...The…

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A Little Dirt Never Hurt Anyone

A Little Dirt Never Hurt Anyone

From the looks of it The Zoom Phloom Cannery and Mining Co. was a huge hit on Surfside Pier this past weekend. Definitely something you should check out the next time you're strolling around Morey's Surfside Pier.  It's a fun and interactive hands-on learning activity for…

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Zoom Phloom Video Blog: “SEA it for yourself!”

Zoom Phloom Video Blog: “SEA it for yourself!”

The one great thing about my job is getting a sneak peek into the exciting projects that are taking place at Morey’s Piers this time of year.   We’re always hard at work planning, designing and constructing unique projects so that we keep you entertained and coming…

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Video Blog: Our “Sea of Life” is Taking Shape!

Video Blog: Our “Sea of Life” is Taking Shape!

Our “Sea of Life” is really starting to take shape. The new artwork on the Zoom Phlloom will feature hand carved seals, sharks, an octopus and more! Joe Pez of Concrete Links, the same artist who hand-carved the rocks, logs and waterfalls of River Adventure last spring with a steak knife, will perform the sea life carvings for this project.

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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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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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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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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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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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Some Things Age Gracefully, And Some Things Don’t

So…….the info has leaked that we are contemplating removing the Condor attraction permanently. Well, let me be the first to quash the rumor and say that it is now true. The Condor is leaving forever sometime in February. The truth of the matter is that the ride was…

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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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You Gotta Break Some Eggs to Make an Omelet

  Ok, so there has been a little mystery about why we have so many cranes, bull dozers and concrete trucks on the beach recently.  Well, there are a lot of moving parts to this jigsaw puzzle… oh, and did I mention that money does not grow on trees? So from the beach to…

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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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Hooray for National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Tomorrow is probably the most anticipated holiday of the summer (right after Independence Day, of course)- it’s National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! How are you going to celebrate? Traditional ice cream sandwiches? Chipwiches? How about a Rice Cream Sandwich? Why, yes. Yes,…

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Summer’s in Full Swing!

The other day was the first day of summer, both Ocean Oasis and Raging Waters are open in full force. Saturday marks the beginning of our full season schedule. So what’s new and exciting up at the piers? Over the past couple of months we’ve told you about our paint shop, new…

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And the winner is…..

Twelve brave competitors took to the deck of Joe’s Fish Co. on Memorial Day Weekend to compete in the 2nd Annual Curley’s Fry Eating Competition. With 5 minutes to eat as many fries as they could, the top three eaters wound up stuffing down close to 2 lbs of the…

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Oh What a Happy Father’s Day!

I myself lost my Father in 1998 and since then, Father’s Day has just not been the same. But this Father’s Day was different. I got into work about 10AM and it was no different than any other day until we opened. There were Dads laughing and having fun with their children.…

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The Mascots of Morey’s: A History Part II

After Percy the Pelican‘s tragic demise and the Morey’s dissolution of their Raging Waters partnerships in Salt Lake City, which Morey Development of New Jersey operated from the early 1980s until December 1992 along with yet another Raging Waters in San Jose, our Raging…

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The Mascots of Morey’s: A History Part I

Before Sunny C. Gull and Curley Fry, Morey’s Piers had a few other crazy characters running around, posing for photos and making kids smile (or cower in terror if you’re one of those kids who are traumatized by giant animals waddling around awkwardly). Long before my time,…

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Weekend Work + Family + Sam’s Pizza = F U N !!!!!

We have recently been analyzing and fine tuning the feasibility of pushing the proverbial green light for the proposed wood coaster that connects two piers.  While most of the coaster itself has been designed (with appropriate thanks going to all the input we received from the various…

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It’s a Dirty Job

Friday was an unbelievably gorgeous day that inflicted us all with a little summer fever. While those stuck in the offices all day had their sad faces pasted to the windows all day, the maintenance and facilities team got to soak up the sun… and maybe a little concrete. The…

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Where Is “it?”

Although Morey’s Surfside Pier looks sadly vacant without the flagship Giant Slide, we’re all a bit giddy with excitement over the coming attractions that will fill the void. Our newest thrill ride, mysteriously dubbed “it,” will be a stomach-turning addition to our…

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What Do We Do All Winter?  Part 3

I’m back with another installment in my attempt to provide you with a peek of what goes on at Morey’s Piers during these cold, windy and in recent years, SNOWY months between October and April.  Today, I’ll be focusing on our Attractions Maintenance department.…

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What time is the 3:00 parade?

The title of this post “What time is the 3:00 parade?” is taken from Disney lore and is touted as being the most frequently asked question in the Magic Kingdom.  It may sound stupid, but it’s really not.  When a Guest asks this question, they really want to…

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Saying Goodbye to The Ride That Started It All

As Kristel detailed, 10-10-10 at Morey’s Piers was filled with happy guests as they rode the Sea Serpent one last time or ate a delicious cupcake at Sunny C. Gull’s birthday party, but there was another event that brought hundreds of people from many places far and wide and that…

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10-10-10

10-10-10 marked many things to different people, weddings, birthdays and parties but to us it was Morey’s Piers Closing Day Celebration 2010. The weather was beautiful in Wildwood, a nice 75 degrees without a cloud in the sky. And what did we do to celebrate? Discount wristbands, free…

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The Wipeout

I grew up in the Midwest and I moved to wildwood in 2003, it was quite and interesting change for me. Although I have grown to have a strong attachment with the Wildwoods, it’s not quite as easy for me to really understand the deep attachment that the boardwalk, sights and sounds have…

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

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

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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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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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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