OCEAN CITY EVENTS

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
  • Paint Berlin Plein Air
    9/19/2018 - 9/22/2018
    9am-5pm. Artists create original paintings of the scenic views and historic locations. Main St., Berlin. 410-973-2051  www.berlinmainstreet.com
  • Sandcastle Home Tour
    9/20/2018 - 9/21/2018
    A self-guided tour featuring 10 beautiful and unique area homes on display. 9:30am-4pm. Tickets required. Ocean City. 410-524-9433  www.artleagueofoceancity.org
  • Sunfest
    9/20/2018 - 9/23/2018
    Arts & crafts, food, kids activities, and live entertainment. Thurs.-Sat. 10am-10pm and Sun. 10am-6pm. Admission for headline acts. Festival is Free. Boardwalk, Inlet Parking Lot. 410-250-0125  www.oceancitymd.gov
  • Sunfest Kite Festival
    9/20/2018 - 9/23/2018
    Free sport kite lessons, giant kite air show, boardwalk dancing, and Sunfest auction. Free kites to the first 60 kids ages 5-12. 3rd-6th Sts. 410-289-7855  www.kiteloft.com
  • Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
    9/21/2018 - 9/23/2018
    Classic and contemporary designs for show & sale. Fri. 12-6pm, Sat. 10am-5pm, and Sun. 10am-4pm. Admission. Convention Center, 40th St. & the Bay. 804-642-2011  www.treasuresoftheearth.com
  • Fall Harvest Weekend
    9/22/2018 - 9/23/2018
    Participate in their build-a-scarecrow family activity. Enjoy an apple hayride and dance with DJ. Frontier Town, Berlin. 800-228-5590  www.frontiertown.com
  • Treasure Hunt at the Beach
    9/22/2018 - 9/23/2018
    Sat. 4-5pm and Sun. 1-2pm. Dig in the sand and find buried treasure. Prizes include jewelry, diamonds, gemstones, and gift certificates to restaurants and retailers. Register in-person at Park Place Jewelers. Must be 18 or older. 3rd St., Oceanside. 410-289-6500  www.parkplacejewelers.com
  • Bluegrass by the Bay Festival
    9/27/2018 - 9/29/2018
    Some of the greatest bluegrass bands perform at this festival located on the edge of the Sinepuxent Bay. Ticketed event. Castaways RV Resort & Campground, Berlin. 410-213-0097  www.ocbluegrass.com
  • Wine on the Beach
    9/28/2018 - 9/29/2018
    Featuring wineries from the East Coast region, food, arts, crafts & live music. 11am-7pm. Admission. Inlet Beach Area. 410-280-3306  www.winefest.com
  • OC Coin and Currency Show
    9/29/2018 - 9/30/2018
    Dealers will be buying and selling U.S. and world coins and currency. Free admission and free appraisals. Sat. 10am-6pm and Sun. 10am-4pm. Convention Center, 40th St. & the Bay. 443-623-7025  www.coinshows.com
  • Goin' Pink Weekend
    9/30/2018 - 10/1/2018
    Kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with pink pancakes and various pink activities. Enjoy a hayride and dance with DJ. Frontier Town, Berlin. 800-228-5590  www.frontiertown.com
  • 21st Annual Endless Summer Cruisin'
    10/4/2018 - 10/7/2018
    Over 2,000 hot rods, customs, trick trucks, and more. Live entertainment, parade, vendors, celebrities, and trophies. Thurs.-Sat. 9am-5pm and Sun. 9am-3pm. Inlet Parking Lot. 410-798-6304  www.endlesssummercruisin.com
  • OC Hot Rod & Custom Car Show
    10/4/2018 - 10/6/2018
    Premier indoor car show showcasing some of the top feature cars in the Mid-Atlantic along with special attractions and live entertainment. Admission. 9am-5pm. Convention Center, 40th St. & the Bay. 410-798-6304  www.specialeventpro.com
  • Family Bonfire on the Beach
    10/5/2018
    Bring your beach chairs for a night of fun by the bonfire. S'mores, hot cocoa, storytelling, and live music. Pre-registration is recommended. Admission fees. 6-8pm. 130th St. 410-250-0125  www.ococean.com
  • Mid-Atlantic Surf Fishing Tournament
    10/5/2018 - 10/6/2018
    Participants must preregister, have a permit to drive on the beach, and obtain a Maryland saltwater fishing license. 30th-119th Sts., Oceanside.  410-251-2203  www.oceancitysurfanglersmd.com
  • Berlin Fall Cruisers
    10/6/2018
    Classic cars line the streets of downtown Berlin. 10am-2pm. Free for spectators. Main St., Berlin. 410-641-4775  www.berlinchamber.org
  • Chesapeake Celtic Festival
    10/6/2018 - 10/7/2018
    Music, dancing, art, storytelling, sheep-herding, food, beer, wine & much more. Admission. Opening ceremony at noon both days. Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum, Snow Hill. 410-632-2032  www.celticfest.net
  • FiberFest!
    10/12/2018
    Annual festival of fiber arts & crafts. Gifts to buy, fiber art supplies, and animals. Free admission. 10am-4pm. Purnell Museum, Snow Hill. 410-632-0515  www.purnellmuseum.org
  • Berlin Oktoberfest & Fall Sidewalk Sale
    10/13/2018
    Food, music, and beer garden. Plenty of activites for kids and adults. 12pm-5pm. Main St., Berlin. 410-973-2051  www.berlinmainstreet.com
  • Free State Corvette Weekend
    10/13/2018
    Car shows, road rallies, a parade, and other activities to raise money for charity. Coastal Hwy. and Inlet Lot. 443-295-3722  www.freestatecorvette.com
  • Spooks & Spirits Weekend
    10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018
    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
  • 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! Youíll 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 nationís 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 Thatís 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 Ė donít 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