The city and MB Chamber will officially open the city's new boardwalk with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon, a giant flip-flop shaped cake made by TLC "The Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro. The event kicks off at 10am and ends 10pm with non-stop entertainment staggered on two stages. The ribbon cutting is at noon with cake unveiling about 12:30 or 1pm. Musicians include Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs, Mark Roberts and the Breeze Band, The Coasters, The Catalinas then the finale with Ben E King.
There will also be various arts and crafts vendors, food and a beer garden. Fireworks will end the celebration.