Upcoming Local Events
Come visit the 32nd Annual Seaside Boat Show with the entire family. The #1 indoor Boat Show around that features approximately 350 boats and over 140 exhibitors, including 50 boat dealers. Friday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
February 19-21, 2016: The Convention Center, Ocean City, Maryland
All vendors have products that are “fiber” related-wool (sheep, alpaca, angora, etc.), needles, carders, and all sorts of custom finished products. Hours: Friday 11am to 6pm; Saturday 10am to 6pm; Sunday 10am to 3pm. $3 for the day or $5 for weekend.
March 12, 2016: 58th Street to 45th Street, Ocean City, Maryland
Ocean City’s famous St. Patrick’s Day parade. Marching units, floats, and local celebrities. Parade begins at noon and travels Coastal Hwy. from 58th Street to 45th Street. At 11:00 a.m. at the 45th Street shopping area, there will be a fun festival with food, drink and merriment.
March 25-26, 2016: The Convention Center, Ocean City, Maryland
The art show exhibits lawn & garden decor, toys, florals, fine art, caricatures, unique handcrafted items including wearable art, jewelry, and more. The Easter Kids’ Fun Fair offers continuous activities, games, contests, and entertainment, including the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, magic, juggling, puppet shows, and more.
November 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Northside Park, Ocean City, Maryland
An award-winning holiday display created for the whole family! Over one million holiday lights shine throughout Ocean City. Northside Park has hundreds of animated, lighted displays. Enjoy hot chocolate in the heated Winterfest Village pavilion and browse Yukon Cornelius’ gift shop for a special gift or have a photo taken with Santa. Board the Winterfest Express to tour the lights, including the themed exhibits of your favorite fairy tales. Admission. Sunday – Thursday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5:30-10:30 p.m.
December 31, 2015: Northside Park, Ocean City, MD
Once again, The Town of Ocean City will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show at Northside Park at the Winterfest of Lights . The fireworks display, which will begin promptly at midnight, will be accompanied by hot chocolate, live entertainment, and the opportunity to ride tram and see the spectacular display.
January 1, 2016: Bethany Beach Bandstand, Bethany, Delaware
Want to start off the New Year with not one, but two events? Take a plunge and go for a run! During the “plunge” only bathing suits can be worn. Splashers cannot wear wetsuits, sweat suits, business suits etc. Waking up early? Start with a run!
November 7, 2015: Wicomico Street between the Boardwalk and Baltimore Ave., Maryland
A family affair. Something for everyone. Proceeds of this event go to Donate to Decorate, the program to bring the Holiday Spirit back to Downtown Ocean City. Event includes a billiard tournament, food and drink specials, shopping tables, kids’ games & prizes, gift drawings, live music by Transfusion, Stephen Decatur High School Show Choir and finally Santa arrives at 4:30pm!
October 18, 2015: The Inlet Parking Lot, Ocean City, Maryland
There will be a competitive run and a non-competitive walk honoring breast cancer survivors, remember loved ones and raise awareness. There will be awards and refreshments at the staging area in the Inlet Lot. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Run starts at 9:00 a.m. Walk starts at 9:30 a.m.
October 8-11, 2015: Various places in town, Ocean City, Maryland
An annual hot rod car show featuring more than 2,000 customs, muscle cars, street machines, classics & more. Live entertainment, manufacturers’ midway, boardwalk parades, celebrities, and special attractions. Hours: Thursday to Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
September 24-27, 2015: The Inlet Parking Lot, Ocean City, Maryland
Bring the whole family to the 40th annual Sunfest. Ocean City’s biggest festival with fabulous food, a great selection of unique art and craft creations, and continuous live entertainment on two stages. Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. -10:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.