Ocean City Events

The word “boredom” does not exist in action-packed Ocean City! When you’re done playing on the beach or hitting one of the many Amusement and Water Parks, check out some of the celebrations we are known for - we have everything from Wine Festivals and Car Shows, to our famous Springfest and Sunfest celebrations - there’s something for everyone! Need help planning your getaway around an event? Give us a call - we’re always here to help, and no one knows OCMD better than we do. Find your perfect vacation home and get ready to have some fun!

The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston

Location Freeman Arts Pavilion Time Starts: 7:00 PM ‐ Ends: 9:00 PM
Be stunned by the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids as she graces the Freeman Arts Pavilion with her amazing talent this August! Accompanied by a live band, backing vocalists, and choreographed dancers, The Greatest Love of All may be the Greatest Summer Night of All! Joy, nostalgia, and wonderment await you throughout this heartfelt journey through Houston's greatest hits including I Will Always Love You, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, and Greatest Love of All!...

White Marlin Open

Location Ocean City, MD
The world's largest & richest billfish tournament returns to Ocean City its 51st year! The 2023 Open drew over 400 boats, 3500 contestants, and awarded over $10.5 million in prize money! The 2023 Open also awarded a new world record award for the catch of a fish at $6.23 million! ...

Cole Swindell

Location Freeman Arts Pavilion Time Starts: 7:00 PM ‐ Ends: 9:00 PM
Y'all ready for a little bit of country by the coast? Get your cowboy boots on because Cole Swindell is coming to town! Join us for a night of good ol' country tunes and summer vibes at the Freeman Arts Pavilion!...

Ocean City Jeep Fest

One of the most popular Jeep events in the MId-Atlantic each year, Jeep Fest will return to Ocean City August 22nd - 25th! The daily Beach Crawls are the highlight of the week, but the Sand Course, vendor tents, and live entertainment will keep Jeep owners and fans alike entertained throughout the weekend!...

OC Air Show 2024

An OC tradition like no other, the OC Air Show will return August 24th and 25th highlighted by a performance by the Italian Air Force Frecce Tricolori! Visiting the USA for the first time in over 30 years, their performance will commemorate the 500th Anniversary of Giovanni da Verrazzano's expedition to America in 1524. You won't want to miss the chance to see their performance!...

OC Beach Dance Parties

Location Ocean City, MD
Head over to the Caroline Street Stage (2 N Atlantic Ave) each Monday for a chance to dance the night away and catch a FREE fireworks show! 2024 Schedule: July 8 – Ocean 98 Night July 15 – BK & Chrissy – From Radio Ocean City July 22 – DJ Knappy & Gizmo August 5 – Ocean 98 Night August 12 – DJ Rupe August 19 – DJ Kutt August 26 – BK & Chrissy –  From Radio Ocean City...

Sundaes in the Park 2024

Location Northside Park
Pack your dancing shoes and make your wqay over to Northside Park every Sunday this summer for a FREE family friendly concert and fireworks! 2024 Schedule: 6/9 – Bob Lougheed & The Memphis Mafia – “Tribute to Elvis” 6/16 – 8 Ohms Band – “Horn heavy funky & soul” 6/23 – Chris Sacks Band – “Tropicana Rock” 6/30 – Mike Hines and the Look – “High Energy Dance Music” 7/7 – Radio Tokyo – “Hip Hop/ R&B/ Pop with some Rock & very small amount of Country” 7/14 – Making Waves – “Upbeat Dance” 7/21 – Among the Stars – “Tribute Band” 7/28 – Guys in Thin Ties – “Your Alternative 80’s Band” 8/4 – The Players Band – “Jamaica Ska Reggae” 8/11 – Kittyback – “Classic Country Rock” 8/18 – FRONT PAGE NEWS – “Classic Rock” 8/25 – Clockwork-Band – “Top 40 Music” 9/1 – Sapphire – “THE 80’s Tribute Band” ...

Ocean City Bike Fest

Location Ocean City Inlet
Summer may be drawing to a close, but there's still time left for some fun in the sun! OCMD will pay tribute to all things bike related September 11th - 15th at the OC Inlet as the town brings enthusiasts to the beach for one final summer blowout!...

Shore Craft Beer's OCtoberfest

Location Downtown OC Time Starts: 12:30 PM ‐ Ends: 4:30 PM

The perfect beercation, OCtoberfest will feature 15+ local craft breweries, unlimited tastings of 40+ different styles of beer, mead, and seltzers, live music, food trucks, and more!

Ocean's Calling Festival 2024

A must attend event for any music lover, Ocean's Calling is the area's premier music festival drawing thousands of visitors each year. Headliners for the 2024 festival include: Blink 182, The Killers, and The Dave Matthews Band! 

Country Calling 2024

Location Ocean City Inlet

The 1st EVER Country Calling Festival will take place October 4th and 5th at the OC Inlet. Meet us at the beach for a toe-tappin' good time featuring over 25 artists performing on 3 stages!

Endless Summer Cruisin' 2024

The 27th Annual Endless Summer Cruisin' will take place October 10th - 13th! A variety of car shows will take place across OC and live music will be played throughout the weekend!

Sunfest 2024

Four days of great music, arts and crafts, food, craft beer and more kick off October 24th in Ocean City! Fun for the entire family, this annual event features artisans from across the country, and features tractor rides, a Halloween Beach Maze, a Pet Parade, and Trunk or Treat!...

Winterfest of Lights

Get your family in the holiday spirit as you tour through thousands of sparkling lights and animated christmas scenes in OC's Northside Park!