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Ocean City Events 2014

A Calendar of Annual Events in Ocean City, Maryland


Ocean City hosts a wide range of events throughout the year. Here is the 2013 schedule:

May 1-4 - Springfest.
Inlet area. Ocean City kicks off the season with live entertainment, including local, regional and nationally known favorites. Arts & crafts and food.

May 4-18 - Ocean City Restaurant Week
Restaurants will offer special fixed-price, three-course dinner menus for just $30 and/or two-course menus for $20.

May 15-18 - Cruisin’ Ocean City
The annual car show features thousands of cars, including hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more. Inlet parking lot.

May 31 – Ravens Roosts Annual Parade
The parade in honor of the Baltimore Ravens features players, cheerleaders, mascots, bands, floats and more. 19th St. and Baltimore Ave.

June 14-15 - OC Air Show
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform jet demonstrations, aerobatic maneuvers and close-formation flying.

June 14-15 - Art’s Alive
More than 100 artists will display and sell original work. Northside Park, 127th St.

June 15-18 - Maryland State Firemen’s Convention
This event brings together Maryland’s bravest and finest firefighters.

June 21-22  OC Car & Truck Show
The automotive event features hundreds of vehicles and live music. Ocean City Convention Center.

July 4 - Fourth of July Fireworks and Concert
Celebrate Independence Day with concerts and fireworks in either uptown or downtown Ocean City. See the fireworks over the ocean at North Division St. and the beach, or over Assawoman Bay at Northside Park. Entertainment begins at 8 p.m. Fireworks displays start at 9:30 p.m.

June 23-August 8 (Mondays and Fridays)
Movies on the Beach & More – 27th St. and beach

June 24-August 5 (Tuesdays)
Family Beach Olympics– North Division St. and beach

July 9-August 27 (Wednesdays)
Concerts on the Beach– North Division St. and beach

July 26-August 28 (Thursdays)
Sunset Park Party Nights at South Division Street Bayside

July 13-August 24 (Sundays)
Sundaes in the Park– Northside Park

August 4-8 - White Marlin Open
The world’s largest billfish tournament encompasses big fish and big prizes. Harbour Island, 14th St.

September 18-21 - Sunfest
The most popular beach festival on the East Coast and Ocean City’s ultimate endless summer event features four days of national and local entertainers, arts and crafts, and Maryland food favorites.

September 26-27 - Winefest
Wine tasting on the beach. Sample wineries from across the mid-Atlantic region, and dig into the sand for arts, crafts, entertainment, and food. Inlet area.

October 4 - Harbor Day at the Docks
The event includes educational exhibits, fish cleaning, seafood-cooking demonstrations, deep-sea fishing techniques and much more. West Ocean City commercial harbor area.

October 12-26 - Ocean City Restaurant Week
Restaurants will offer special fixed-price, three-course dinner menus for just $30 and/or two-course menus for $20.

November 20-January 4 - Winterfest
Board the Winterfest Express (a transformed boardwalk tram) and explore the decorations and lights at Northside Park at 127th St.

November 28-30 - Holiday Shopper’s Fair
Kick off the holiday shopping season at this fair full of holiday goodies, including florals, jewelry, toys and more. Children’s activities and a special visit with Santa. Convention Center, 40th St.

December 6 - Christmas Parade
This parade is a yearly holiday tradition for many Ocean City visitors. Participants include high school bands, floats, marching units and of course, Santa Claus. North Ocean City.

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