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Ocean City Calendar of Events

11/15/2018 - 12/31/2018 Winterfest of Lights
26th Annual Winterfest of Lights 2018 Enjoy this award-winning holiday paradise created for the whole family!  More than one million holiday lights sparkle throughout your favorite beach resort.  Northside Park will have hundreds of animated, lighted displays.  Relax and sip hot chocolate in the heated Winterfest Village pavilion.  Browse Yukon Cornelius' gift shop for a special gift and have a photo taken with Santa.  Board the Winterfest Express to tour the lights, including the themed exhibits of your favorite fairy tales.  Admission to board the train is only $5 for guests 12 years and older and FREE for children 11 years and younger For more information, call 800-626-2326 or 410-250-0125.

Hours:
Sunday to Thursday 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday 5:30pm to 10:30pm


11/17/2018 Turkey Trot Golf Open
Turkey Trot Golf Open One of the last chances for a great golf tournament before cold weather.  Grab your friends and join us at Ocean City’s award-winning Eagle's Landing Golf Course.  This is a 4-person modified scramble featuring golf tournament and turkey feast.  A 9:30am shotgun start will put the event into action.   For information, please call Eagle's Landing Golf Course at 410-213-7277   

11/17/2018 Light Up Downtown Winter Festival
Light Up Downtown Winter Festival November 17, 2018 3PM-6PM On the Boardwalk @ the Inlet FREE fun for the whole family in Downtown Ocean City!  Holiday shopping, vendors, live music, tree lighting, kids' crafts, games and prizes, gift drawings, and a visit from Santa!

For more information, call 410-289-1413 or visit www.downtownassociation.net.
 

11/23/2018 - 11/25/2018 Holiday Shoppers Fair
Holiday Shoppers Fair  Unique handmade merchandise, nautical, candles, photography, florals, jewelry, ceramics.  Great gifts & household items. Children's activities, photos with Santa & non-shoppers lounge.  Free parking, food court, door prizes.  For more information, contact Melanie at 410-723-8605 or email mcollins@oceancitymd.gov.  Admission $3 Under 13, FREE Friday and Saturday: 10AM to 5PM
Sunday: 10AM to 3PM

12/01/2018 Cheer and Dance Extreme
Cheer and Dance Extreme

Cheer and Dance Extreme is an independent event producer of cheer and dance competitions and special events.  For more information, contact Ann at ann@cheeranddanceextreme.com or visit www.cheeranddanceextreme.com.  

12/01/2018 It Was A Very Good Year: Frank Sinatra Tribute
It Was A Very Good Year: Frank Sinatra Tribute Tickets: $45 & $35 Show Time: 8:00pm Tickets available at the Ocean City Convention Center Box Office or Click Here for Tickets

12/01/2018 OC Christmas Parade
OC Christmas Parade
Tis the Season!  The 35th Annual Ocean City Christmas Parade marches along Coastal Hwy. on Saturday, December 1, 2018.   The holiday parade starts at 11AM on Old Landing Rd. and marches northbound in the southbound lanes of Coastal Hwy. to the judges' stand at 120th St.   The event will feature more than 50 units, including high school bands, horses, antique cars, colorful holiday floats, and more.

Professional judges will review bands and other units in nine categories, with trophies being awarded inside the Carousel Hotel following the parade.  The awards presentation is part of a post-parade reception hosted by the Carousel Hotel, bringing additional family fun for participants and patrons alike.  Festivities at the hotel will begin immediately after the parade conclusion and sill include half-priced ice skating, a DJ playing continuous holiday music and fee photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  In addition, complementary winter refreshments will be available.

To participate in the Ocean City Christmas Parade, which is coordinated by the Town of Ocean City, registrants should contact the Special Events Dept. at 410-250-0125.  There is no charge to participate.  For those wishing to view the parade, plenty of seating will be available along the west side of the half-mile parade route, including the Food Lion parking lot and judging area.

Spectators will not be permitted to watch the parade from the median area of Coastal Hwy.  Motorists are reminded that traffic pattern changes will begin approximately 8am and traffic congestion and delays should be expected.  Also, due to the high volume of pedestrian traffic, everyone is reminded to Walk Smart by using crosswalks and crossing with the traffic control signal.

For more information, contact Brenda Moore at 410-250-0125 or bmoore@oceancitymd.gov.


12/02/2018 Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk
Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk Sunday evening 5K Run/Walk through Ocean City's Winterfest of Lights!  Long-sleeve race shirt, hot chocolate, cookies, and a ride through the lights on the Winterfest Express after the race.  This is the 5th year for this race and it keeps gaining popularity!  Come out and start your Christmas cheer off the right way!   For more information, visit octrirunning.com.

12/04/2018 American Cancer Society Holiday Wrappings Luncheon & Fashion Show
Fashion Show and luncheon with auction to benefit The American Cancer Society's programs, research, and education. Check In - 10am Silent & Chinese Auctions - 10:30am to 12pm Warm plated lunch served - 12pm Fashion Show by local retailers - 1pm Click Here for Tickets For more information, call 443-880-2310

12/05/2018 Christmas Cabaret
Christmas Cabaret December 5, 2018 6PM - Tickets $8.00 Program of young people performing live music, dance and skits.  Tickets available at OC Convention Center Box Office  or  Click Here for Tickets





12/05/2018 Pizza with Santa
Pizza with Santa Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Children are invited to attend the pizza party with Santa.   Activities include arts and crafts, a ride through the spectacular Winterfest of Lights, cookie-decorating, refreshments, visits with Santa, and more.   For more information, call Anna Duffey at 410-250-0125.

12/07/2018 - 12/08/2018 Holiday Artisan Fair
Holiday Artisan Fair Friday 5pm to 7pm; Saturday 11am to 4pm Join us for this special showcase by local artisans in time for the holidays!  Browse through a variety of unique, handmade items including jewelry, glass, ceramics, and more.   Enjoy live music, refreshments, kids' crafts, and book signings with local artists and authors.  

12/07/2018 First Friday Opening Reception for December Exhibits
First Friday Opening Reception for December Exhibits OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. 5pm to 7pm.  Open to the public.  Free Admission

12/08/2018 Ocean City Comic Con
Ocean City Comic Con Art, Anime, Video Games, Cosplay, and much more! 10am to 5pm Admission: $8 (Kids 9 years and younger are free with paying adult)
$1 off if in costume
$1 off with a non-perishable food item for Diakonia

12/09/2018 Mid-Atlantic Symphony "Holiday Joy, Angelic Sisters"
Mid-Atlantic Symphony "Holiday Joy, Angelic Sisters" Show Time: 3:00pm Ticket Prices: $45 & $50 Tickets available at the OC Convention Center Box Office or Click Here for Tickets

12/15/2018 Brian's Christmas Songbook
Brian's Christmas Songbook featuring the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Fighting Opioid Addiction Saturday, December 15, at 4:00pm Tickets: $10 Tickets available at the OC Convention Center Box Office or   Click Here for Tickets

12/16/2018 The Sussex Dance Academy presents "The Nutcracker"
The Sussex Dance Academy presents, "The Nutcracker" December 16, 2018
Show Times  1PM & 5PM Ticket Prices Tickets will go on Sale Friday, October 12th @ 10AM  $20 Seats / ($17 for Seniors 60+ & Students through High School)  $17 Seats / ($14 for Seniors 60+ & Students through High School) Click Here for Ticket Sales




12/29/2018 PRESLEY, PERKINS, LEWIS & CASH
Celebrating the music of:
Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash December 29, 2018 8:00pm
Ticket prices $29 & $36 Tickets available at the OC Convention Center Box Office or Click Here for Tickets



12/31/2018 New Year's Eve Celebration and Fireworks
New Year's Eve Celebration and Fireworks

The Town of Ocean City will be hosting a New Year's Eve Fireworks Show at Northside Park to celebrate the beginning of 2019 and the 26th Annual Winterfest of Lights.  The fireworks display, which will begin promptly at midnight, will be accompanied by live entertainment, warm hot chocolate, and the opportunity to ride through the Winterfest of Lights.

Hours for the Winterfest of Lights, which was recently named a prestigious Top 100 Event by American Bus Association and voted "Maryland's Finest Holiday Tradition" by Maryland Life Magazine, will be extended until midnight.  This family-friendly event will allow visitors to travel through the winter paradise of lights and then listen to music by a local DJ as they wait for the countdown to midnight.

With more than one million holiday lights sparkling throughout Northside Park, the Winterfest of Lights New Year's Eve Fireworks Show will be a great way to ring in the New Year.

1/01/2019 Atlantic General Hospital's 25th Annual Penguin Swim
Atlantic General Hospital's 25th Annual Penguin Swim Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Princess Royale Oceanfront Hotel, 91st Street, OCMD
  • The swim will take place at 1PM on the beach. ALL swimmers MUST register either online or in-person AND check-in to receive a wristband to gain access to the "Swim Area"!
  • Spectators can watch on the beach outside of the "Swim Area"! Atrium fun and games is open to all registrants, spectators, family & Friends
  • Come to advance check-in and registration at the Princess Royale in the Premier Lobby           from 2-4PM on New Year's Eve to be eligible for pre-registration incentive prizes!
  • Registration Fee: $25 per swimmer. All registered swimmers will receive an official Penguin Swim T-Shirt! Pre-register by December 1st to guarantee size.
  All About... The Peguin Swim is a fun, annual event to support our not-for-profit community hospital. Each year, hundreds of Penguins raise funds to help the hospital provide the excellent quality care that our community depends on. Individual and Team fundraising efforts by Penguin Swim participants enable Atlantic General to continue to provide that care, but they can't do it alone! Business sponsors help make the event a great success as the Penguin Swim is one of our largest fundraisers in support of Atlantic General Hospital's Mission to create a coordinated care delivery system that will provide access to quality care, personalized service, and education to improve individual and community health. Click Here for More Details! The Penguin Swim is fun for ALL ages! Fun and games will take place in the Atrium on the second floor. Awards for Top Fundraisers! Costume Contest! Gifts for Oldest/Youngest Penguins! Dollar Carnival Games! Swimmers earn an official 2019 Penguin Swim short sleeve t-shirt for their $25 registration fee. Additional prizes can be earned.
Contact:  Joy Stokes - 410.641.9671 - jstokes@atlanticgeneral.org Visit www.aghpenguinswim.org #OCPenguinSwim on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram!

1/01/2019 Mayor's New Year's Day Concert
Mayor's New Year's Day Concert Join Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan and members of the Ocean City Council for a special New Year's Day Concert Event at the breathtaking Performing Arts Center, located in the Convention Center on 40th Street.  FREE for the whole family, residents, and visitors can mingle and meet the Mayor and City Council, along with representatives from several community organizations.  Hours TBD


1/04/2019 First Friday Opening Reception for January Exhibits
First Friday Opening Reception for January Exhibits  OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists.  5pm to 7pm.   Open to the public.   Free Admission

1/11/2019 - 1/13/2019 Futsal Classic
Ocean City Futsal Classic -  January 11-13, 2019 Thank you for your interest in the Ocean City Futsal Classic.  A brand new offering, this tournament promises to be just as popular as the St. Patrick’s Indoor Soccer Tournament and the Ocean City Indoor Cup.  Boys and Girls
  • Birth Years 2001-2009 
  • TEAM ENTRY FEE:  $225 non-refundable fee must accompany team entry form.
 Registration Deadline: December 20 or when tournament fills whichever is first. Mail to:  200-125th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842 Attn:  Ocean City Futsal Classic Checks Payable to:  The Town of Ocean City, Fax to:  410-250-5409, E-Mail to:   tournaments@oceancitymd.gov

1/18/2019 - 1/20/2019 East Coast Commercial Fishermen's & Aquaculture Trade Expo
The only Commercial Fishing Expo in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Seminars, fishermen gear, equipment and more. Hours: Friday 11am to 5pm; Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sunday 10am to 3pm Admission: $15.  For more information, please visit  www.marylandwatermen.com.

1/18/2019 - 1/19/2019 Ocean Pines Children's Theatre Presents "Fiddler on the Roof JR"
 "Fiddler on the Roof, Jr." Presented by Ocean Pines Children's Theatre Friday, January 18 at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 19 at 2 p.m. &  7 p.m. Tickets are $15. Tickets available at OC Convention Center Box Office  or Click Here for Tickets

1/19/2019 - 1/20/2019 Delmarva Art Expo
Delmarva Art Expo A juried vendor show for all art mediums Saturday, 10AM-5PM; Sunday, 10AM-3PM Admission: $3 per person  

2/01/2019 First Friday Opening Reception for February Exhibits
First Friday Opening Reception for February Exhibits OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. 5pm to 7pm.  Open to the public.  Free Admission

2/03/2019 Super Bowl Scramble
Super Bowl Scramble Eagle's Landing offers the opportunity for golfers to enjoy a fun and competitive round of golf prior to one of the greatest sporting events of the year, the Super Bowl. This is a very popular event for locals and visitors alike and sells out each year. The event is a 4-player scramble with a unique scoring format. The team consists of a Coach, Quarterback, Running Back & Wide Receiver. Teams score points in the following manner: Touchdown (eagle) 6 pts, Field Goal (birdie) 3 pts, Extra Point (par) 1 pt, & Safety (bogey) -2 pts. 30% of the "A" player's handicap is the team offense.  Schedule: Tailgate Party @ 9AM (Breakfast/Brunch) Kick Off @ 10AM (Shotgun Start) Also included is "Throw the Bomb" on the third hole & Melanie's Blitz Soup serviced at half time.   Ticket Price is $60 / Player which includes green fees, cart & tailgate party. Prizes wil be awared to the winning teams. Call 410-213-7277 or email rcroll@oceancitymd.gov to sign up!

2/08/2019 - 2/24/2019 Ocean City Indoor Cup
Ocean City Indoor Cup - Soccer Tournaments In order to keep up with the changing face of soccer this is the new version of the same tournament everyone has always loved.  These tournaments will offer the same, exciting indoor soccer action before everyone heads outdoors for the spring season.
February 8-10, 2019 Boys and Girls Birth Years 2005-2009  February 22-24, 2019 Boys and Girls Birth Years 2001-2004   TEAM ENTRY FEE:  $400 non-refundable fee must accompany team entry form.  Registration Deadline: January 17 or when tournament fills whichever is first.  Mail to:  200-125th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842  Attn:  Ocean City Indoor Cup  Checks Payable to:  The Town of Ocean City, Fax to:  410-250-5409, E-Mail to:   tournaments@oceancitymd.gov


2/15/2019 - 2/17/2019 Seaside Boat Show
The #1 indoor Boat Show on the Eastern Shore, featuring over 350 boats, electronics, dock builders, boat lifts, crafts, canvas, archery display, fishing rods, fishing tackle, paddle boards, artists, and food vendors.  All proceeds go to area youth.  All Optimists are volunteers. For more information, contact Charlie at  cdorman1@yahoo.com or visit  www.ocboatshow.com.

Friday - 11am to 7pm
Saturday - 10am to 7 pm
Sunday - 10am to 5pm

Admission:  $10 for adults; $1 for children

2/23/2019 - 2/24/2019 Reach the Beach Nationals: OC- Rec & School
Reach the Beach Nationals - Rec & School (Hosted by American Cheer & Dance Academy - EPIC Brands) Cheerleading National Competition 7AM - 10PM Adults - Saturday or Sunday - $22 / 2-Day - $39 Children & Seniors - Saturday or Sunday - $15 / 2-Day - $27 Call 877-322-2310 or visit www.acdaspirit.com or www.theepicbrands.com

3/01/2019 First Friday Opening Reception for March Exhibits
FIRST FRIDAY OPENING RECEPTION FOR MARCH EXHIBITS OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. 5pm to 7pm.  Open to the public.  Free Admission

3/01/2019 - 3/17/2019 St. Patrick's Indoor Soccer Tournament
St. Patrick's Indoor Soccer Tournament Thank you for your interest in the St. Patrick’s Indoor Soccer Tournament.  In order to keep up with the changing face of soccer the St. Patrick’s Indoor Soccer Tournament is now just adults, but do not fret….  The new Ocean City Indoor Cup is February 8-10 (2005 and up) and February 22-24 (2001 – 2004).  These tournaments will offer the same, exciting indoor soccer action before everyone heads outdoors for the spring season.  In addition we are now offering the Ocean City Futsal Classic the weekend of January 11-13. The St. Patrick’s Indoor Soccer Tournament also has a new offering, the Over 30 Division for both men and women. This great new division will play the same weekend as the Co-Rec Division, March 1-3.  We will also have our top flight event, the Men’s and Women’s Divisions, March 15-17. March 1-3, 2019 Adult Co-Rec (18+) Men’s Over 30 Women’s Over 30 March 15-17, 2019 Men’s (18+) Women’s (18+)   TEAM ENTRY FEE:  $400 non-refundable fee must accompany team entry form. Registration Deadline: February 20, 2019 or when the tournament fills whichever is first Mail to:  200-125th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842 Attn:  St. Patrick’s Soccer Tournament Checks Payable to:  The Town of Ocean City, Fax to:  410-250-5409, E-Mail to:   tournaments@oceancitymd.gov

3/05/2019 The Chieftains
The Chieftains Six-time Grammy Award winners, The Chieftains, are highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish Music on a contemporary and International scale.  The Chieftains have the ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music that has notable hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day.  After 50 years of making some of the most beautiful music in the world, The Chieftains' music remains as fresh and relevant as when they first began. Show Time: 7:30pm Tickets: $75, $65, $49 Tickets available at the OC Convention Center Box Office or Click Here for Tickets

3/08/2019 - 3/10/2019 Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo
Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo - Ocean City's Winter Festival of all Fibers www.woolandfiber.com Hours: Friday 11AM-5PM; Saturday 10AM-5PM; Sunday 10AM-3PM Admission: $3 /Day or $5 /Weekend This unique and upscale wool and fiber expo will be held for three days at the Ocean City Convention Center.  Vendors will not only have many one-of-a-kind hand created products, but will have all the materials available to make the products.  There will be on-going demonstrations at most booths to demonstrate how mittens are knitted, how shawls are woven, or how wool is spun.  

3/08/2019 - 3/10/2019 Home, Condo & Outdoor Show plus Art & Craft Fair
Home, Condo & Outdoor Show plus Art & Craft Fair Hundreds of pros offering thousands of ideas...decorating, remodeling, accessorizing, and more!  Compare and save...a must attend event for current and future homeowners.  Art & Craft Fair - Artists and crafters will compliment the "Home Show" with exciting and creative gifts for you, your home, and your outdoor living space.  For more information, visit www.oceanpromotions.info or call 410-213-8090 or email  events@oceanpromotions.info. Hours: Friday 12pm-6pm Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10:30am-3:30pm Cost: Adults $7; Seniors 55+ $6; Kids 13 and under Free; Military, Police, Fire Free with ID

3/08/2019 - 3/10/2019 OC Film Festival
3rd Annual Ocean City Film Festival  March 8 - 10, 2019 2019 Venues TBA The Ocean City Film Festival showcases the works of regional and international filmmakers of every background and genre.
Filmmakers, you have until the Nov. 1 regular deadline to submit your work!
For more information call 410-524-9433 or email www.artleagueofoceancity.org


3/16/2019 OC Handbell Festival Concert
Concert of the Handbell Musicians of Amer ica Area III, Ocean City Festival  Over 450 handbell ringers will play en masse under Guest Conductor:  Jason Krug & Genesis Guest Conductor:  Kyler Brengle Hours TBD.  Free admission.


If you have questions regarding the Area 3 Ocean City Festival, please contact: Debbie Henning, Co-Coordinator of Events debbiehen@gmail.com or 410-848-5482 Information can be found online on our website (www.areaiii.org)

3/16/2019 St. Patrick's Day 5K
St. Patrick’s Day 5K March 16, 2019  5K RACE INFORMATION Another fantastic turnout last year with over 1,200 registered runners.  The 5 kilometer race will start on the OCMD boardwalk on 4th Street at 9:00 am directly behind Shenanigans Irish Pub.  Same rules as last year, Exact start and finish are subject to change slightly depending on timing equipment requirements.  The course will start running south toward the inlet, around pier, then down under the white tran station making a 180 degree turn back on the boardwalk heading north, past Shenanigans starting area, up to 16th st, then making another 180 degree turn heading south once again down the boards to the finish line at 4th st. Click Here to Register

3/16/2019 St. Patrick's Scramble
St. Patrick's Scramble 9:30AM-3:30PM Admission: $60 Includes green fee, cart, lunch and prizes. Teams will play 6 holes from each Gold, White, and Blue Tees. Teams choose the holes they play from each of the tees. 30% of the team's average handicap will be used. Players may find that their lucky ball lands in a clover. If so, this player's team is truly lucky because their ball will be deemed holed! Lunch will be served immediately following play. The menu includes many Irish American favorites. Gross & Net prizes will be awarded to the winning teams. The field is limited to the first 30 teams. Call the Pro Shop @ 410-213-7277 or 800-283-3846 to sign up!


3/22/2019 - 3/24/2019 Brown Box Theatre Presents: Don't Feed the Bear
Brown Box Theatre Presents: Don't Feed the Bear March 22 - 24, 2019 7:30PM Nightly "Don't Feed the Bear" is a play about one character's journey to find connection - connection with art, life, and the people that are in front of them. Click Here for Tickets

3/23/2019 - 3/24/2019 Reach the Beach Nationals: OC- All-Star & College
Reach the Beach Nationals: OC - All-Star & College (Hosted by American Cheer & Dance Academy - EPIC Brands) Cheerleading National Competition 7AM-10PM Adults - Saturday or Sunday - $22 / 2-Day - $39 Children & Seniors - Saturday or Sunday - $15 / 2-Day - $27 Call 877-322-2310 or visit www.acdaspirit.com or www.theepicbrands.com

4/05/2019 First Friday Opening Reception for April Exhibits
FIRST FRIDAY OPENING RECEPTION FOR APRIL EXHIBITS OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists.  5pm to 7pm.  Open to the public.  Free Admission

4/06/2019 Reach the Beach Nationals: OC - Dance
Reach the Beach Nationals: OC - Dance (Hosted by American Cheer & Dance Academy - EPIC Brands) Dance National Competition 7AM - 10PM Adults - $23 Children & Seniors - $16 Call 877-322-2310 or visit www.acdaspirit.com or www.theepicsbrands.com

4/07/2019 Reach the Beach Nationals: OC - All-Star Prep & Novice
Reach the Beach Nationals: OC - All-Star Prep & Novice (Hosted by American Cheer & Dance Academy - EPIC Brands) Cheerleading National Competition 7AM - 10PM Adults - $22 Children & Seniors - $15 Call 877-322-2310 or visit www.acdaspirit.com or www.theepicbrands.com

4/07/2019 Ocean City Bridal Show
Ocean City Bridal Show Admission $10 1PM-3:30PM This is a fun event! Meet the Beach's top wedding vendors in a tropical bayside setting at Seacrets, 49th St. and the Bay. Enjoy free appetizer and dessert samples, vibrant entertainment, dance demonstrations, Bridal Fashion Expo and Men's Formal wear display by Sandal's Bridal. Feeling adventurous? Seacrets Beach Cocktails are available for purchase! Vendors will be giving away Wedding Services and Gifts, including a Free Caribbean Cruise for Two, courtesy of Beach Wedding Officiant, Sean Rox.

4/19/2019 - 4/20/2019 Easter Art & Craft Show & Kids Fun Fair
Easter Art & Craft Show and Kids Fun Fair Date & Time  Friday, April 19: 10am to 5pm
Saturday, April 20: 10am to 5pm

Admission $4.00 Adults $3.00 Seniors (60+) $3.00 Students (4-18) FREE for 3 and Under and Military, Police, and Fire (with ID)

 

4/20/2019 Easter Bunny Fun Shop
Easter Bunny Fun Shop Northside Park, 125th Street Registration Required WHO: Children 2-10 years and their families Activities include an egg hunt, arts and crafts, face painting, entertainment, game booths, egg dyeing, refreshments, and the Easter Bunny Hours TBD  

4/21/2019 Easter Sunrise Service
Easter Sunrise Service

6am to 7am, N. Division Street and the Boardwalk.  Open to all.  Sponsored by Ocean City Christian Ministers Association.  For more information, contact Sean Davis at 410-289-6573 or  ocbcnacl@hotmail.com.


4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019 49th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition
49th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival
Roland E. Powell Convention Center
Ocean City, MD April 26, 27 & 28, 2019 Hours:
Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Living Legends Award Presentation and Dinner (The Grand Hotel) 5:30 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
World Class Art and Carving Benefit Auction (Performing Arts Center) 2 p.m.
Award ceremony(Performing Arts Center) 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: Multi-Day Pass: $10
Seniors & Students – $8
Children under 12 free (with adult)
Group rate for 6 or more: $6 per person

Living Legends Dinner Tickets:  $65 for members, $75 for non-members The World Championship is an international event where carvers, collectors, and visitors convene at the end of each April in Ocean City, MD.  From highly decorative works of art to functional hunting decoys, about 1200 different wildfowl carvings representing more than 150 species from around the world  can be viewed at the premiere, most prestigious competition in the world.   Competitors of all levels–from youth to world champions–compete against their peers for the chance to win a portion of nearly $60,000 in prize money, as well as other recognition including ribbons, medallions, plaques and trophies. There are over 40 different divisions in which an artist can compete–decorative life-size and miniature wildfowl, floating waterfowl, interpretive, gunning decoys, contemporary antiques, sculpture, and for this years competition, feathers, fronds, and fish.

4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019 Maryland International Kite Expo
Maryland International Kite Expo 4th - 6th Street Beach The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three fun filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland. Throughout the festival, there will be exhibitions and demonstrations including stunt and power kite lessons, free children's games and activities, and much more! The festival will showcase some of the best kite flyers from around the world. Kites of all shapes and sizes will be on display including some massive character and theme based kites. On behalf of The Kite Loft and The Town of Ocean City we welcome everyone to join in the festivities. Bring your family for several days of good old fashion kite flying For more information, visit  www.kiteloft.com.


4/27/2019 Island to Island Half Marathon / 5K
OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon / 5K 2019 April 27, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm Registration for 2019 is now open! *Prices will increase after January 2, 2019. Half Marathon: $75.00 Half Marathon Military: $55.00 5K: $25.00 Click Here to Register


4/28/2019 Mid-Atlantic Symphony "Ode to Humankind, to Country, and to Joy!"
Mid-Atlantic Symphony "Ode to Humankind, to Country, and to Joy!" Show Time: 7:00pm Ticket Prices: $45 & $50 Tickets Available at the OC Convention Center Box Office  or Click Here for Tickets

4/28/2019 - 5/11/2019 Spring Restaurant & Hotel Week
SPRING RESTAURANT & HOTEL WEEK During Spring Restaurant & Hotel Week, many Ocean City properties and businesses will be offering special discounts!  Many spectacular restaurants create special, fixed-price menus designed to tempt your taste buds.  No passes, tickets, or coupons are required.  Simply choose a participating restaurant and dine out! Click Here for More Details

5/02/2019 - 5/05/2019 Springfest
Springfest celebrates Spring and the upcoming Summer season. It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts & crafts under four huge big-top tents, located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City's famous Boardwalk.
Springfest serves up a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free! All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts. Tickets for those concerts may be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office, Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.  For more information, call 410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326. Entertainers ( we will announce more soon!) All Springfest concerts are held at the Inlet Lot.  LeAnn Rimes Top country entertainer.  Friday, May 3, 2019 8 p.m. Tickets: $25-$70  

5/03/2019 First Friday Opening Reception for May Exhibits
First Friday Opening Reception for May Exhibits OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. 5pm to 7pm.  Open to the public.   Free Admission

5/07/2019 Community Health Fair
Ocean City Community Health Fair Tuesday, May 7, 2019 8AM - 12:30PM FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Free health screenings - carotid, lipid profile, respiratory, bone density, skin cancer, hearing & much more! Contact Melvin Friedman 410-524-1177  melfriedman121@gmail.com

5/11/2019 Fight the Bite 5K Run/Walk
4th Annual Lyme Disease Awareness 5K - "Fight the Bite" Saturday, May 11, 2019 Inlet Parking Lot & Boardwalk  Fight the Bite 5K Run/Walk is a fundraising event providing information and prevention on Lyme Disease while educating the public about the short and long term effects of an illness that is endemic in Worcester County.   Admission Fee for Timed Event & Long Sleeve Event Shirt: $35  After party with raffles and auctions immediately following the event   The 5K run/walk starts at 9 a.m. Registration will be online as well as the morning of the event starting at 8 a.m.   Contact Angela Burke for more details, 410-443-0700 or fightthebiteoc@gmail.com    

5/11/2019 The Rat Pack Together Again
The Rat Pack Together Again Tickets: $45 & $35 Show Time: 7:30pm Tickets available at the OC Convention Center Box Office or Click Here for Tickets

5/11/2019 Crab Soup Festival
Crab Soup Festival Somerset Plaza, between Baltimore Ave & the Boardwalk Saturday, May 11, 2019 Noon - 3PM
Local Restaurants compete for "Best Crab Soup" title! This family event has craft vendors, kids crafts, and a live band throughout. Attendees can taste all soups and vote for their favorite! *Entry to plaza is free, nominal fee to taste all soups
Contact -  Lisa Aydelotte - 410-262-5911 or email ocdowntownassociation@verizon.net  


5/16/2019 - 5/19/2019 Cruisin' OC
29th Annual Cruisin' OC May 16- 19, 2019 The 29th Annual Cruisin will feature over 2,000 Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, and Trucks participating in events at the OC Convention Center, Inlet Parking Lot, US 13 Dragway, and various car shows throughout town. Admission $10/day Thursday & Sunday
$15/day Friday & Saturday $35/Weekend Pass Children under 14 are free with an adult.
(Tickets good at Inlet & Convention Center) Show Hours Thursday 9am-5pm Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 9am-3pm   Click Here for More Details or Call 410-798-6304

6/01/2019 Walk MS
Walk MS Ocean City June 1, 2019 Check In: Noon, 1PM Start Walk MS is the place to connect with others affected by MS and to learn more about the services and support offered by the National MS Society. Walk MS routes are fully accessible, with distance options  of 1 & 3 miles. Throughout the day, you'll receive support from our dedicated volunteers to ensure your day goes smoothly. Contact Whitney Pogwist, 443-641-1227, whitney.pogwist@nmss.org

6/01/2019 Baltimore Ravens Roosts Annual Parade
Baltimore Ravens Roosts Annual Parade Annual parade showcasing over 50 member roosts from MD, DE & PA, as they show pride for the Baltimore Ravens.  Saturday, 10 a.m. Players, cheerleaders, mascots, bands, floats & more appear in this 2-hour parade. For more information, contact Sue Draper at  sdraper65@verizon.net or visit  www.councilrr.com. The Ravens Roosts Headquarters is located at the Castle in the Sand Hotel at 3701 Atlantic Avenue.


6/07/2019 - 6/09/2019 OC Surf Fest
OC SURF FEST  OC Surf Fest is Ocean City Surf Club's biggest and most fun events of the year!  The party starts Friday night the 7th with a little kickoff party at Barn 34, only a few blocks from the contest site.  Saturday is filled with teams from all over the United States going head to head in a competitively fun environment with a focus on fun, sharing waves, and having a great time.  Sunday is our professional longboard event, Walk da Plank Pro Contest. Saturday & Sunday 9AM-4PM Free Admission to Watch! Click Here for More Details


6/15/2019 - 6/16/2019 OC Air Show
OC Air Show 2019 The OC Air Show is free and can be viewed along the beach and boardwalk! To purchase Premium Viewing and VIP tickets,  click here.  The Show Center is at 16th Street.  The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will return to Ocean City, Maryland on June 15-16, 2019 to headline the OC Air Show.  The 12th annual event will once again kick off Ocean City’s summer season.   A Blue Angels performance exhibits the flying skills that all naval aviators possess. "The OC Air Show keeps getting bigger and better thanks to the support of the Town of Ocean City and the hundreds of thousands of spectators who come out to make it a success, some from as far away as New York, Ohio and the Carolinas” said Bryan Lilley, President of the OC Air Show. For further information please call (321) 395-3110.


6/16/2019 - 6/19/2019 Maryland State Firemen's Association Annual Convention
Maryland State Firemen's Association Annual Convention June 16- 19, 2019 Each year the MSFA gathers in Ocean City to conduct their annual business meeting and election of officers. In addition, a fire service trade show and exhibition is conducted. Educational classes and seminars are provided to enhance their members operational readiness. Monday 9AM - 4PM Tuesday 9AM - 3PM Wednesday 9AM - Noon Free Admission! Please Visit MSFA.org or Email convention@msfa.org

6/16/2019 - 9/01/2019 Sundaes in the Park
SUNDAES IN THE PARK! Sunday nights - 7pm to 9pm, 125th Street on the bay Spend your Sunday evenings in picturesque Northside Park listening to your favorite live music.  This is a family concert series with pizzazz!  Enjoy free music ranging from country to rock, tribute bands to oldies.  Each week children are offered various free activities and entertainment.  The best thing about Sundaes in the Park is the ice cream sundaes!  Create your own sundae for a nominal fee, sit back, listen to music and watch the sun set over the beautiful Assawoman Bay.  Additional ice cream novelty and beverage options are available for purchase.  Bring your picnic basket and beach chairs.  The night will end with a fireworks display at 9pm.  In the event of inclement weather, this event will be moved inside the complex. Entertainment Schedule TBA 2019 Dates: June 16, 23, 30 July 7, 14, 21, 28 August 4, 11, 18, 25 September 1

6/19/2019 Maryland State Firemen's Association Annual Parade
Maryland State Firemen's Association Annual Parade Wednesday, June 19, 2019 As part of the annual convention and conference, the MSFA holds a Fire Service Parade in Ocean City. Fire Apparatus, Floats, Marching Units, Majorettes, and Music Groups participate in this event. It is one of the largest fire service parades on the East Coast. Parade Route - Baltimore Ave 15th St - 30th St 1PM / FREE to all who attend Please Visit MSFA.org or Email  convention@msfa.org


6/21/2019 - 6/23/2019 2018-2019 TOUR UA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
The 2018-2019 3RD ANNUAL TOUR SPONSORED BY UNDER ARMOUR 54 HOLE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP will be played in OCEAN CITY MARYLAND! 3 spectacular courses will host the third annual championship! Friday, June 21st will be played on the challenging Robert Trent Jones Course at Ocean Pines Golf Club followed by the opening ceremony dinner at our Tour Sponsor – Off the Hook Restaurant Groups new venture – Tailchasers Restaurant and Dockside Bar. Saturday, June 22nd will be played on the gorgeous Lester George Design on the Newport Bay Course at Ocean City Golf Club. The PGA Golf Management Scholarship Dinner, long drive, chipping and putting contest will be held that day/night as well. June 23rd -Sunday’s final round will be held on the town of Ocean City’s own Eagles Landing Golf Course, with its excellent conditions and spectacular views, will complete the 54 Hole National Championship.


6/25/2019 - 8/13/2019 Family Beach Olympics
Family Beach Olympics  TUESDAYS @  27th Street Beach 6:30PM - 8:30PM This event features a variety of contests for all ages - sand castle contests, tug-of-war, relays, & more!   Summer 2019 Schedule June 25 July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 August 6, 13


7/01/2019 - 8/24/2019 OC Life-Saving Museum Programs
FREE 2019 OCEAN CITY LIFE-SAVING MUSEUM PROGRAMS (Near the Boardwalk Tram Station by Musuem) Starting July 1, 2019 - August 24, 2019 (Except for July 4th) Mondays - Stories from the past Tuesdays - Beach Safety Wednesdays - Knot Tying Thursdays - All About Sharks Fridays - Land, Sky, & Sea Saturdays - Aquarium Feeding OC Life-Saving Museum: 410 - 289 - 4991 Click Here to Visit The Musuem's Website!


7/02/2019 - 8/27/2019 OC Beach Dance Party
OC Beach Dance Party Tuesdays from 7-9pm Dance the evening away with live entertainment hosted by local DJ's at Ocean City’s Caroline Street Stage on the beach by the Boardwalk! Grab your beach chair, blanket, and friends and head downtown for an evening of interactive entertainment. Come early to get a prime spot on the beach to enjoy the music and dance in the sand; adjacent to the best food offerings Ocean City’s Boardwalk has to offer!   This event is for all ages. For more information, call 410-250-0125 or 800-626-2326.  Please consider using public transportation, as parking is limited in the downtown area. Entertainment Schedule TBA 2019 Dates: July 2, 9, 16, 23 August 6, 13, 20, 27

7/04/2019 July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Downtown on the Beach Enjoy a free concert at 8pm, followed by fireworks at 9:30pm on the beach at N. Division Street.
Entertainment TBA Uptown at Northside Park
Enjoy a free concert at 8pm, followed by fireworks at 9:30pm at Northside Park on 125th Street.
Entertainment TBA For more information, call 800-626-2326 or 410-250-0125.

7/11/2019 - 8/29/2019 Sunset Park Party Nights
Sunset Park Party Nights 2019 Dates - Thursdays, July 11 to August 29, 7-9pm Enjoy a free concert while watching the sunset over the Isle of Wight Bay from the perfect location in Ocean City! Sunset Park is located along S. Division Street on the Bay, near the Coast Guard Station.  7pm to 9pm.  Admission to the park is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase.  It is recommended that attendees bring their own seating.   2019 Entertainment Schedule Coming Soon!

8/03/2019 - 8/04/2019 ThunderBay's Battle on the Beach - Sand Lacrosse Tournament
ThunderBay's Battle on the Beach  4v4 Sand LAX Tournament featuring boys & girls U9-U18 divisions as well as men & women 19+ divisions August 3-4, 2019 Saturday, 8AM-7PM; Sunday, 8AM-6PM Free Admission to the Public! Click Here for More Details

8/05/2019 - 8/09/2019 White Marlin Open
46th Annual White Marlin Open World's largest billfish tournament!   Come watch fish weigh-ins Monday thru Friday, 4pm to 9:15pm at Harbour Island Marina on 14th Street.   Registration fees for participating boats.  Spectators see weigh-ins free of charge. For more information, call 410-289-9229 or  contact@whitemarlinopen.com, or visit  www.whitemarlinopen.com.


8/24/2019 - 8/25/2019 Art X Artistic Xpression Exposition
ART X Saturday Noon – 8PM Sunday 9AM – 3PM Free Admission Northside Park – 125th Street, Bayside Bring the whole family and create an ART X memory!  Sponsored and managed by the Art League of Ocean City, ART X is designed to be OC's biggest and best fine arts show.  Hundreds of artists will display and sell their works around a beautiful lagoon in picturesque Northside Park.  Enjoy lunch at the Artists' Cafe and live artistic music all day, while children enjoy art activities.  Plus, ART X will feature other artistic stage talent, performances, food (including gourmet food), cinema and a locals' section to highlight local talent.  ART X is the art show that has something for everyone!  Don't forget to take a little bit of ART X and Ocean City home with you.  Stop by the ART X Official Event Merchandise Tent located in the Info Booth for ART X T-shirts, jackets, baseball hats, pins, and much more.  For more information, call 410-250-0125.       

9/06/2019 - 9/08/2019 National Folk Festival
National Folk Festival - September 6-8, 2019 - Downtown Salisbury, MD A Great American Festival Comes to Maryland's Historic Eastern Shore
Make your plans now to join us in Salisbury, Maryland, for the National Folk Festival - one of America's largest, most prestigious and longest-running celebrations of arts, culture, and heritage. A free, large-scale three-day outdoor event, the National Folk Festival celebrates the roots, richness, and variety of American culture.  It features over 350 of the nationa's finest traditional musicians, dancers, craftspeople, and other keepers of culture in performances, workshops, and demonstrations, plus children's activities, savory regional and ethnic cuisines and craft brews, non-stop participatory dancing, storytelling, parades, and more. Best of all, it's FREE! Music, Dance, and Cultural Traditions from Across America
With 35+ groups on seven performance stages, the Maryland Traditions Folklife Area, the Family Activities Area, the Festival Marketplace, and the Festival Food Courts, the National Folk Festival offers a jubilant array of experiences for all ages. The festival embraces the heritage and traditions of all Americans, from those whose families have been here for centuries, or millennia, to those who have more recently arrived on our shores.  Legendary masters, as well as the next generation of dynamic young artists, celebrate the musical soul and cultural roots of America. Salisbury, Capital of the Eastern Shore
In choosing Salisbury as the National Folk Festival Host City for 2018, 2019, and 2020, the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) creator and producer of the National Folk Festival since its founding in 1934, recognized Salisbury's and the region's unique cultural assets and strong community spirit.  For more information, visit  www.nationalfolkfestival.com 

9/19/2019 - 9/22/2019 Sunfest
Sunfest 2019 celebrates its 45th year as Ocean City's biggest and best festival!  Sunfest artists will delight your senses with their art and craft creations. Demonstrating artists will amaze you with their unique talents.  Over 30 food vendors will awaken your taste buds with delicious foods from famous Eastern Shore delicacies to pit beef, gyros, Asian cuisine and many more. Enjoy free live entertainment on two stages all day long. Children will enjoy hayrides and inflatables on the beach. Sunfest 2019 has something for everyone. Admission to the four-day event is free! All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts.  Headlines acts TBA.  Tickets will be on sale at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center Box Office Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by contacting TicketMaster at 800-551-SEAT or www.ticketmaster.com. Festival hours  Thursday to Saturday 10am to 10pm; Sunday 10am to 6pm.  For more information, call 800-626-2326.

10/05/2019 - 10/06/2019 OC Coin & Currency Show
OC COIN & CURRENCY SHOW Thirty coin and currency dealers will be buying and selling U.S. and World coins and currency.  FREE admission and FREE appraisals! For more information, contact Carl Ostiguy at 443-623-7025, visit  www.coinshows.com or email  ceocoins@comcast.net.

Saturday - 9AM - 6PM
Sunday - 9AM - 4PM

10/10/2019 - 10/13/2019 Endless Summer Cruisin
  22nd Annual Endless Summer Cruisin' October 10-13, 2019 Cruise on down to Ocean City, Maryland October 10, 11, 12, 13 2019 for the 22nd Annual Endless Summer Cruisin. With over 2,000 Rods, Customs, Classics and Trick Trucks cruisin the streets this is an event you won't want to miss.  Admission  $10/day Thursday & Sunday $15/day Friday & Saturday $35 Weekend Pass Children under 14 are free with an adult (Tickets good at all locations) Show Hours Thursday 9am-5pm Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday (Inlet Only) 9am-3pm     Click Here for More Details or call 410-798-6304.

11/21/2019 - 12/31/2019 Winterfest of Lights
Enjoy this award-winning holiday paradise created for the whole family!  More than one million holiday lights sparkle throughout your favorite beach resort.  Northside Park will have hundreds of animated, lighted displays.  Relax and sip hot chocolate in the heated Winterfest Village pavilion.  Browse Yukon Cornelius' gift shop for a special gift and have a photo taken with Santa.  Board the Winterfest Express to tour the lights, including the themed exhibits of your favorite fairy tales.  Admission.  For more information, call 800-626-2326 or 410-250-0125.

Hours:
Sunday to Thursday 5:30pm to 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday 5:30pm to 10:30pm

11/23/2019 Turkey Trot Open
Turkey Trot Golf Open 9:30AM-3:30PM $60 Admission One of the last chances for a great golf tournament before the cold weather.  Grab your friends and join us at Ocean City’s award-winning Eagle's Landing Golf Course.  This is a 4-person modified scramble featuring golf tournament, over $1,000 in prizes and a turkey feast following play!   For information, please call Eagle's Landing Golf Course at 410-213-7277 


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