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Have a Ball in OB

Ocean Beach throws it's annual shoreline party



    Have a Ball in OB
    Ricardo Sandoval

    San Diego’s laid-back seaside neighborhood will throw a party to remember during the Ocean Beach Ball from May 16-20.

    Various Ocean Beach businesses are participating in the event; including the popular burger joint Hodad’s, which will host a burger eating competition.

    A 70-foot ferris wheel will be placed on the grass at Ocean Beach Park, where the views of the Pacific Ocean are sure to be stellar. But that’s not all – a 125-foot water slide will provide plenty of entertainment during the day.

    Other fun activities include a mechanical bull riding, a bikini contest and a volleyball tournament. Beer fans can also enjoy the craft brew tasting.

    Alan King/The San Diego Natural History Museum

    The Ocean Beach Ball will go on from noon to 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 to Saturday, May 19 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 20. The event is free, but tickets are necessary for the ferris wheel. Shuttles will be provided from Pacific Beach. For more information visit the event website.


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