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!

40th Annual Christmas Parade

Location Ocean City, MD Time Starts: 11:00 AM
Mark your calendars, book your stays, and get the entire family together for the 40th Annual Christmas Parade! Beginning at 11:00 AM, the route will run from Old Landing Road north to 120th St., ending at the Carousel for more family friendly fun and the awards presentation!...

Ocean City Comic Con

Location Ocean City, MD Time Starts: 10:00 AM ‐ Ends: 5:00 PM

Ocean City's Comic Con returns December 9th! Cosplay Contests, Anime Screenings, Video Game Tournaments, and more are reasons you'll want to attend this family friendly event!

Tickets are $9, with Kids 9 and Under FREE!

2024 Winterfest of Lights

Location Ocean City, MD
Take a stroll through Ocean City's Winterfest of Lights for an evening of family fun! Thousands of sparkling holiday lights await you at this popular event located along a paved path in Northside Park. Running behind on your Christmas list? No worries at all! Santa himself will be there, so you can let him know exactly what you're wishing for this year! Winterfest of Lights Dates (5:30 - 9:30 Nightly): Wednesdays - Sundays, November 16th - December 24th! December 24th - December 31st: Everyday 5:30 - 9:30! Entry is $6.00 per person, with Kids under 11 FREE! Hot Chocolate will be available to purchase, and the Winterfest Gift Shop will be open. ...

New Year's Eve Celebration and Fireworks- 2022

The Town of Ocean City will be hosting a New Year's Eve Fireworks Show at Northside Park to celebrate the beginning of 2021 and the 28th 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!...

30th Annual Penguin Swim

Location Ocean City, MD Time Starts: 12:00 PM ‐ Ends: 3:00 PM
Monday, January 1st is the day you'll want to be in Ocean City to participate in the annual Penguin Swim! Held on the beach at The Princess Royale Oceanfront Hotel at 91st St., this fun event supports our local not-for-profit community hospial. Hundreds of "Penguins" participate each year with festive and creative costumes adding to the fun!...

Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

Location OC Performing Arts Center Time Starts: 7:00 PM
The longest running Michael Jackson tribute band makes its way to Ocean City for an celebration of the legendary artists' career and music catalogue. Who's Bad has sold out nearly 50 venues in the UK, including London's O2! With sold out shows at every major House of Blues, Colorado's Bluebird Theatre, LA's Gibson Amphitheatre, and host of international pavilions, there's no corner of the earth safe from this infectious party production! ...

Shore Craft Beer - Love on Tap

Location Ocean City, MD Time Starts: 12:00 PM ‐ Ends: 4:00 PM

Enjoy live music, unlimited beer tastings, and a chance to meet and chat with local brewers about their beer at Seacrets! Participating breweries will be bringing at least two of their beers for attendees to sample!

The Price is Right Live!

Location Ocean City Performing Arts Center Time Starts: 7:00 PM
The entire family will love this exciting, live (non-televised), on stage version of one of America's favorite game shows! Prizes may include appliances, vacations, and possibly a new car!  From Plinko to Cliffhangers and The Big Wheel, classic games will  bring back memories from yesteryear!...

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!

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! ...