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!

Anime Ocean City

Location Roland E. Powell Convention Center Time Starts: 10:00 AM

A celebration of all things anime, Anime OC is a two day event that is FREE to children 10 and under with the purchase of an Adult Pass.

36th Annual OC Chamber Golf Tournament

Location Ocean City Golf Club Time Starts: 1:00 PM ‐ Ends: 6:00 PM
🏌️‍♂️⛳️ Dive into the swing of things at the Ocean City Chamber Golf Tournament! 🌊 Whether you're a seasoned pro or a casual player, head down to the beach for a day of fun in the sun and friendly competition on the greens! $700 per team OR$175 per Individual (You'll be matched with a team!) Golf, cart, lunch, dinner, awards reception, fantastic prizes, premium player gift, goodie bag, 2 free beverages, and team photo included! $20 Player Card includes: - 2 Mulligans per player - Entries for Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin! - Hole in One Contests! - Putting Contest...


Four days full of arts and crafts, delicious treats, and vibrant music kicks off May 2nd at the Inlet Parking Lot in OC! Over 200 artists and exhibitors will be on site with clothing, textiles, jewelry, paintings, photographs, specialty foods, and more! Did we mention this event is FREE?! Bring the entire family, and maybe even a friend or two for one of OC's favorite annual festivals!...

OC Jeep Week

Location Ocean City Inlet

Jeep lovers rejoice! Two incredible Jeep events will return to OC with Jeep Week and Jeep Jam reuniting for an unforgettable experience! Join the popular Beach Crawl, See tons of amazing Jeeps, and shop with vendors throughout the weekend!

Cruisin' Ocean City

Cruise down to Ocean City, MD May 16th-19th for the 33rd Annual Cruisin' Ocean City! Thousands of cars and trucks will take over OC as we celebrate timeless classics, hot rods, and customs from across the country. Live music, celebrities, boardwalk parades, a Pedal Car Show, and a Neon Light Car Show are just a few reasons you'll want to be in OC for this fun filled weekend. Find out more information here....

Jay Leno!

Location Ocean City Performing Arts Center

Acclaimed TV late night show host, Jay Leno, makes his way to Ocean City this Spring for an evening full of fun!

Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight

Location Freeman Arts Pavilion Time Starts: 7:00 PM
Can two legends coexist? Yes, they can! Head over to the Freeman Arts Pavilion June 6th in nearby Selbyville for an unforgettable night full of soulful melodies. 🎤 Gather your family and friends and get ready to groove to their timeless hits and experience the magic of these iconic artists!...

RWO Ocean City Grand Prix

A new high performance race is slated to hit Ocean City June 7th - 9th as Race World Offshore brings some of the fastest and most prolific teams in the new APBA National Series to Ocean City. Be prepared to witness the power, speed, and skill of top tier offshore powerboat racing in the vibrant setting of OCMD!...

July 4th Music and Fireworks

Celebrate our nation's birthday with great music and fireworks at two locations (The Downtown Beach and Northside Park). Grab your loved ones, and your beach towels for an unforgettable night under the stars!

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave

Get ready to jazz up your summer as Grammy Nominated, NOLA icon, Trombone Shorty performs at the Freeman Arts Pavilion in Selbyville! Gather your friends and family for a night of pure musical magic! Save the date and let's make memories to cherish forever!...

Joe Bonamassa

Location Freeman Arts Pavilion Time Starts: 7:30 PM
Dubbed "The World's Biggest Blues Guitarist" by Guitar World Magazine, Joe Bonamassa is one of the top live performeres alive! Backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians, the set list for this show will feature new songs alongside career-spanning favorites in what promises to be a night you'll never forget!...

Rumours: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show

Location Freeman Arts Pavilion Time Starts: 7:00 PM
Founded in 2012, Rumours has travelled across the continent spreading their love and appreciation for Fleetwood Mac. Recreating the band's legendary persona, Rumours has period-accurate equipment and costumes, spot on characterizations, and musical performances that will take you on a ride through time.  Children under 12 are FREE and do not require a ticket, making this a perfect family friendly event!...

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 50th 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!...

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!