Winterfest of Lights
November 17, 2016 - January 1, 2017
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
Pizza with Santa
December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Come enjoy party with Santa. Participate in some arts and crafts, a ride through the spectacular Winterfest of Lights, cookie-decorating, refreshments, and more.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks
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.
21st Annual Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos & Hair of the Dog 5k/10k Run
January 1, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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!
January 1, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Start the new year swimming like a penguin for a good cause. This chilly tradition benefits Atlantic General. Registration and check-in begin at 11:30am with a 1pm swim. Pre-registration and advance check-in from 2-4pm on New Year's Eve.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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.
May 4, 2017 - May 7, 2017
It is time to celebrate the upcoming summer season with four fantastic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts & crafts. Springfest offers continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free! All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts.
OC Air Show
June 24, 2017 - June 25, 2017
The Ocean City Air Show is going on its eighth year this summer! The show can be viewed for free all along the beaches from the inlet to about 30th street however VIP seating is available for purchase. Saturday and Sunday 1pm - 4pm. Show Center: 16th Street & Boardwalk.
White Marlin Open
August 7, 2017 - August 11, 2017
Come watch fish weigh-ins to the world's largest billfish tournament! Over 300 boats compete for over $2 million in prize money. Harbour Island Marina on 14th Street, 4pm to 9pm. Registration fees for participating boats. Spectators see weigh-ins free of charge.
September 21, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Bring the whole family to the 42nd 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.