Since 1986, the Ocean City Doo Dah Parade has been one of the centerpieces of the Spring Events calendar. Each year, thousands of people come to the South Jersey Shore Town to see the floats, marching bands, and hundreds of basset hounds that are part of the parade each year.

For the 37th annual Doo Dah Parade, the procession will continue to travel the same route in Ocean City that it has for almost four decades. Starting at the intersection of Sixth Street and Asbury Avenue, the parade travels south to 12th Street before making a left turn to the Boardwalk. Once the Doo Dah procession reaches the Boardwalk, they will travel back north from 12th to 6th Street where the parade will reach its conclusion.

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Ocean City has announced the Grand Marshal of the 2024 edition of the Doo Dah Parade will be Philadelphia Flyers Legend Brian Propp.  Playing 790 of his 1,106 NHL games in a Flyers Uniform, Propp was an eight-time All-Star Selection in his 11 seasons with Philadelphia. Propp is top four in Flyers Franchise History in Games Played, Goals (369), and Assists (480).

Originally from Saskatchewan, Canada, Brian Propp has lived in the South Jersey area and vacationed in Ocean City during his post-NHL career.  The Flyers Legend will be at the Ocean City Music Pier to take pictures with fans and sign autographs for an hour after the Doh Dah Parade ends.

This year's Ocean City Doo Dah Parade will be Saturday, April 13th with the parade scheduled to start at 12 pm at 6th Street and Asbury Avenue. For more information about the parade and events that weekend in Ocean City, you can visit their website here.

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