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Ocean City Events

Ocean City Events

Find out what's happening around town while visiting Ocean City. Whether its art, kites, classic cars or holiday lights, Ocean City knows how to celebrate. Springfest through Winterfest, the resort town really sparkles during its full schedule of festivals and shows. Theres the Mid-Atlantic Classic Chevy Festival, the O. C. Car and Truck Show, Jamboree in the Park, and the Summer Concert Series, among many other exciting activities. Listed below are highlights of Ocean City events.

First Friday Exhibit & Reception
On-Going Event: 1/1/2018 - 12/1/2018
First Friday of every month. Join the Art League of Ocean City from 5-7pm for their opening reception to kick off the new exhibits. Complimentary refreshments. Free admission.  OC Center for the Arts. 410-524-9433  www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Free Day for Locals
On-Going Event: 4/7/2018 - 12/1/2018
First Saturday of every month. Locals get in free. 10am-4pm.  Purnell Museum, Snow Hill. 410-632-0515  www.purnellmuseum.org
Berlin Farmers Market
On-Going Event: 5/4/2018 - 12/31/2018
Fridays. Fresh produce from local farmers, seafood, meats, plants, herbs, homemade goods, and flowers.  Main St., Berlin. 410-641-2770  www.berlinmd.gov
Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market
On-Going Event: 6/5/2018 - 10/30/2018
Tuesdays. Real food, real farmers, and real community. 11am-2pm.  Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach. 302-249-7878  www.rbfarmersmarket.com
Delmarva Needle Art Show and Competition
On-Going Event: 9/1/2018 - 10/31/2018
Exhibit of needle art by local artists. Includes quilts, embroidery, needlework, knitting, crochet & more.  Purnell Museum, Snow Hill. 410-632-0515  www.purnellmuseum.org
Fall Restaurant Week
10/14/2018 - 10/28/2018
A week of great deals on prix fixe menus at participating Ocean City restaurants.  Ocean City. 410-289-6733  www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com
Beginners and Beyond Watercolor Class
10/15/2018 - 10/17/2018
Classes are for all levels. Complete rental paint kits available. 10am-2pm. Fees apply.  OC Center for the Arts. 410-208-0219  www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Halloween Beach Maze
10/20/2018 - 10/21/2018
Free family fun! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies, and more. 10am-6pm.  N. Division St., Oceanside. 410-798-6304  www.octoberfestmd.com
Halloween Drive In Disguise
10/20/2018
Decorate your car and ride down the boardwalk. Compete for best-decorated prizes.   27th St. to Inlet Lot. 443-235-4405  www.downtownassociation.net
Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade.
10/20/2018
Lots of prizes and surprises for best-dressed pets, family and friends. Registration is at 12pm and the parade starts at 1pm.  N. Division St., Oceanside. 410-798-6304  www.octoberfestmd.com
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Run/Walk
10/20/2018
Raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. Admission fees for runners is $35.  Boardwalk & Inlet Lot. 410-749-1635  www.makingstrideswalk.org/oceancitymd
Spooks & Spirits Weekend
10/20/2018 - 10/21/2018
Costume contests, scary movie, trick-or-treating, and a dance at the Vampire Ball. Enjoy food, music and activities while you wait your turn to walk the haunted trail.   Frontier Town, Berlin. 800-228-5590  www.frontiertown.com
Locals' Appreciation Week - OC Life-Saving Station Museum
10/25/2018 - 10/31/2018
Scavenger hunt, activities, gift shop discounts, and free admission.  South end of the Boardwalk. 410-289-4991  www.ocmuseum.org
Autumn Home & Condo Show With Arts & Crafts
10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018
Designed for homeowners that are remodeling, landscaping and decorating, plus arts & crafts for sale. Sat. 10am-6pm & Sun. 10am-4pm. Free admission for military, fire, and police with ID. Children 13 and under are also free.   Convention Center, 40th St. & the Bay. 410-213-8090  www.oceanpromotions.info
Halloween Beach Maze
10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018
Free family fun! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies, and more. 10am-6pm.  N. Division St., Oceanside. 410-798-6304  www.octoberfestmd.com
Julia Purnell's Birthday Party
10/27/2018
Free admission and cake to commemorate the birthday of the museum's namesake. 10am-4pm. Free.  Purnell Museum, Snow Hill. 410-632-0515  www.purnellmusuem.org
Seaside 10-mile/5K
10/27/2018
Choose the 10-mile or 5K race. Both start at 9am. Rain or shine. Registration fees for participants.  Inlet Lot & Boardwalk. 443-497-4324  www.octrirunning.com
Spooks & Spirits Weekend
10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018
Costume contests, scary movie, trick-or-treating, and a dance at the Vampire Ball. Enjoy food, music and activities while you wait your turn to walk the haunted trail.   Frontier Town, Berlin. 800-228-5590  www.frontiertown.com
Swing For Youth Golf Open
10/27/2018
$125 per person includes greens fees & cart, two mulligans, putting contest, and raffle tickets.   Eagle's Landing Golf Course, Berlin. 410-213-7277  www.eagleslandinggolf.com
The Great Pumpkin Race
10/27/2018
A wacky and zany side-by-side race featuring wild and tricked-out pumpkin race cars. Free event. Registration at 12pm. Race starts at 1pm.  N. Division St., Oceanside. 410-798-6304  www.octoberfestmd.com
Halloween Spook-Out Party
10/28/2018
Carnival games, arts & crafts, hayrides, snacks, costume contests and much more. Bring a bag of individually wrapped candy per child. 1-3pm.  125th St. & the Bay. 410-250-0125  www.ococean.com
Beginners and Beyond Watercolor Class
11/5/2018 - 11/7/2018
Classes are for all levels. Complete rental paint kits available. 10am-2pm. Fees apply.  OC Center for the Arts. 410-208-0219  www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Honor Our Military
11/10/2018 - 11/11/2018
Donate an item for "Operation We Care," a local group making care packages for soldiers. Create a Christmas card for a soldier, and enjoy a hayride.   Frontier Town, Berlin. 800-228-5590  www.frontiertown.com
Storm Warriors 5K Walk/Run
11/10/2018
Support the Ocean City Museum Society by running/walking on the Ocean City Boardwalk. Registration is at 8am and the race begins at 9am.  South end of the Boardwalk. 410-289-4991  www.ocmuseum.org
Winterfest of Lights
On-Going Event: 11/15/2018 - 1/1/2019
Over 400 light displays and a heated pavilion for photos with Santa. Sun.-Thur. 5:30-9pm and Fri.& Sat. 5:30-10:30pm. Admission.  Northside Park. 410-250-0125  www.oceancitymd.gov
Light Up Downtown Winter Festival
11/17/2018
Free fun for the whole family. Holiday shopping, vendors, tree lighting, kids' crafts, games, prizes, gift drawings, and a visit form Santa. 3-6pm.  Boardwalk, Inlet Area. 410-289-1413  www.downtownassociation.net
Turkey Trot Golf Open
11/17/2018
A 4-person modified scramble featuring golf tournament and turkey feast. 9:30am.   Eagle's Landing Golf Course, Berlin. 410-213-7277  www.eagleslandinggolf.com
Holiday Art Stroll & Tree Lighting
11/23/2018
5:30-9pm. Annual tree lighting at the Atlantic Hotel, then stroll the streets to enjoy musicians, artists, and shop for holiday bargains.  Main St., Berlin. 410-973-2051  www.berlinmainstreet.com
Holiday Shopper's Fair
11/23/2018 - 11/25/2018
Unique handmade merchandise, nautical, candles, photography, florals, jewelry, and ceramics. Children's activities, along with a visit from Santa. Fri. & Sat. 10am-5pm and Sun. 10am-4pm. Admission.  Convention Center, 40th St. & the Bay. 410-289-2800  www.ococean.com
It Was A Very Good Year: Frank Sinatra Tribute
12/1/2018
Frank Sinatra Show - starring Tony Sands Orchestra & his BIG BAND! Youll never get a chance to see Frank Sinatra, or even Frank Sinatra Jr., perform in concert, but many say that Tony Sands is the next best thing. Sands and has been perfecting his act as one of the nations best-known Sinatra impersonators. Sands has incorporated stunning graphics that entice you the moment the stage lights dim. He will be performing such hits as Thats Life, Come Fly With Me, Luck Be A Lady, My Way, New York New York, and many more. Sands will be accompanied by his Big Six-Piece Big Band dont miss this stunning tribute to the great Frank Sinatra. 8pm (doors@7:30) Tickets: $45 & $35.  Roland E. Powell Convention Center Ocean City Performing Art Center. 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD   ocmdperformingartscenter.com/upcoming-events/it-was-a-very-good-year-frank-sinatra-tribute
OC Christmas Parade
12/1/2018
11am. High school bands, floats & marching units. Bring your chairs. Free.  Old Landing Rd. to 120th St., Oceanside.  410-250-0125  www.oceancitymd.gov
Winterfest of Lights
On-Going Event: 12/1/2018 - 1/1/2019
Over 400 light displays and a heated pavilion for photos with Santa. Sun.-Thur. 5:30-9pm and Fri.& Sat. 5:30-10:30pm. Admission.  Northside Park. 410-250-0125  www.oceancitymd.gov
Holiday Open House - OC Life-Saving Station Museum
12/2/2018
Free admission from 10am-5pm.  South end of the Boardwalk. 410-289-4991  www.ocmuseum.org
Beginners and Beyond Watercolor Class
12/3/2018 - 12/5/2018
Classes are for all levels. Complete rental paint kits available. 10am-2pm. Fees apply.  OC Center for the Arts. 410-208-0219  www.artleagueofoceancity.org
Pizza With Santa
12/5/2018
5:30-7:30pm. Children are invited to a 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.  125th St. & the Bay. 410-250-0125  www.ococean.com
Christmas Parade
12/6/2018
7-9pm. Watch the marching bands, dance teams, fire companies, and floats while waiting the arrival of Santa.  Main St., Berlin. 410-973-2051  www.berlinmainstreet.com
Holiday Open House - Victorian Christmas Celebration
12/7/2018
An old-fashioned holiday gathering. Holiday decorations throughout the museum, Victorian Christmas exhibit, Victorian-style sweets and mulled cider.  Purnell Museum, Snow Hill. 410-632-0515  www.purnellmuseum.org
OCMC Rockfish Tournament
12/8/2018 - 12/16/2018
Registration on Fri. Dec. 7 at 6pm. Weigh-ins Dec. 8-16 from 3-5pm. Awards banquet on Sun. Dec. 16 from 5-7:30pm.  Atlantic Tackle, Sunset Ave. 410-213-1613  www.ocmarlinclub.com
New Year's Eve Celebration and Ball Drop
12/31/2018
5pm. Celebrate the arrival of 2018 with music, food, and beer garden. Kids Ball drop at 6pm.  Main St., Berlin. 410-973-2051  www.berlinmainstreet.com
New Year's Eve Fireworks
12/31/2018
The fireworks display will begin at midnight along with live entertainment and warm hot chocolate.  Northside Park, 125th St., Bayside. 410-250-0125  www.ococean.com

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