Apr
3
Fri
***CANCELED*** First Friday Opening Reception
Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

First Friday Opening Reception

Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. Open to the public. Free Admission.

5PM – 7PM at the Center for Arts on 94th Street.

Apr
4
Sat
***CANCELED*** Smithsonian Magazine Day
Apr 4 all-day

Smithsonian Magazine Day

CANCELED

The Ocean City Life-Saving Station will be participating in Smithsonian magazine’s 16th Annual Museum Day. The museum will provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Mark your calendar for America’s annual celebration of boundless curiosity. Museum Day brings together museums, zoos & cultural centers from all 50 states to offer free admission to all ticket holders.

This year, Museum Day will celebrate EARTH OPTIMISM!

Museum Day is moving from Fall to Spring in 2020 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The annual Museum Day event will take place on Saturday, April 4th.

***CANCELED*** Job Fair @ Roland E. Powell Convention Center
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Job Fair

April 4, 2020 CANCELED

35th Annual Ocean City Job Fair

  • 9AM – 1PM at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center
  • NO Pre-Registration Required and no charge for attendees
  • Call 410-213-0552 for more details or contact Lisa Layfield – [email protected]

Join us in March & find your key to a successful summer!

Seasonal housing list and additional information available at www.oceancity.org

Apr
5
Sun
***CANCELED*** Mid-Atlantic Symphony “Portraits of Life and Love” @ OC Performing Arts Center
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Mid-Atlantic Symphony “Portraits of Life and Love”

April 5, 2020 CANCELED

To conclude our season, we will play Darius Milhaud’s Creation of the World, certainly, one of the most fun French Jazzy pieces in the orchestral repertoire, followed by the iconic Piano Concerto No. 1 by Tchaikovsky, featuring Russian-born pianist Boris Slutsky. The great Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky, orchestrated by Maurice Ravel will close a season that we are so proud to present to you!

  • Darius Milhaud, Creation of the World
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Modest Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition

GUEST ARTIST: BORIS SLUTSKY PIANO

3pm @ the Ocean City Performing Arts Center / Doors Open @ 2:30pm

Tickets $50 – Expected Ticket Sale on Wednesday, June 19 @10am

Apr
10
Fri
Easter Kids Fun Fair and Art & Craft Show @ Convention Center
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Easter Kids Fun Fair and Art & Craft Show
April 10-11, 2020
Hosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center

Easter Kids Fun Fair: Continuous activities, games, contests, and entertainment including Benny the Easter Bunny, Easter Egg Hunts, magic & juggling shows, and more!

Art and Craft Show: Artists and crafters displaying unique and creative handcrafted items including photography, jewelry, lawn and garden decor, wearable art, and more!

Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM

Admission

$5.00 Adults

$4.00 Seniors (60+)

$4.00 Kids (3-18)

$2.00 Military, Police, and Fire (with ID)

FREE Admission for Children under 3

Contact [email protected]s.info

Apr
11
Sat
Easter Kids Fun Fair and Art & Craft Show @ Convention Center
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Easter Kids Fun Fair and Art & Craft Show
April 10-11, 2020
Hosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center

Easter Kids Fun Fair: Continuous activities, games, contests, and entertainment including Benny the Easter Bunny, Easter Egg Hunts, magic & juggling shows, and more!

Art and Craft Show: Artists and crafters displaying unique and creative handcrafted items including photography, jewelry, lawn and garden decor, wearable art, and more!

Friday & Saturday 10AM-5PM

Admission

$5.00 Adults

$4.00 Seniors (60+)

$4.00 Kids (3-18)

$2.00 Military, Police, and Fire (with ID)

FREE Admission for Children under 3

Contact [email protected]

***CANCELED*** Easter Bunny Fun Shop @ Northside Park
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Easter Bunny Fun Shop

CANCELED

Activities include an egg hunt, arts and crafts, face painting, entertainment, game booths, egg dyeing, refreshments, and the Easter Bunny.

1PM-3PM at Northside Park

Pre-Registration Required

WHO: Children 2-10 years and their families

Apr
12
Sun
***CANCELED*** Easter Sunrise Service @ N. Division St and Boardwalk
Apr 12 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Easter Sunrise Service

April 12, 2020

6AM – 7AM, N. Division Street and the Boardwalk. Open to all.

Sponsored by Ocean City Christian Ministers Association.

For more information, contact Sean Davis at 410-289-6573 or [email protected].

Apr
18
Sat
***POSTPONED*** Boardwalkin’ for Pets @ Boardwalk
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Boardwalkin’ for Pets

April 18, 2020

Join us for our annual walk, rain or shine at the Boardwalk!

The Worcester County Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) private non-profit organization. They are a no-kill animal shelter, and operate mainly on donations. Boardwalkin’ for Pets is our largest fundraiser held every year. All money raised is used to care for the many dogs and cats that call the shelter home. In addition to providing everyday care, their animals also receive veterinary care, which can be quite expensive. Their animals receive loving care until they are adopted into suitable homes!

9AM – NOON on the Boardwalk!

[email protected]

***CANCELED*** Walk MS
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Walk MS

CANCELED

1-Mile and 5K walk on the Boardwalk from Worcester to 19th Streets to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis research, programs and services.

Registration- 12:00pm; Walk Begins – 1:00pm

Admission fees:$0, but $100 if you would like an MS T-Shirt

Contact Lexi Bendyna, 202-375-5615, [email protected]

Apr
19
Sun
Spring Restaurant Week @ Ocean City businesses
Apr 19 – May 3 all-day

Spring Restaurant Week

April 19, 2020 – May 3, 2020

During Spring Restaurant Week, many Ocean City businesses will be offering special discounts!

Many spectacular restaurants create special, fixed-price menus designed to tempt your taste buds. No passes, tickets, or coupons are required. Simply choose a participating restaurant and dine out!

Apr
24
Fri
***CANCELED*** Maryland International Kite Festival @ 3rd - 7th Street Beach
Apr 24 – Apr 26 all-day

Maryland International Kite Festival

April 24-26, 2020

Ocean City, Maryland and The Kite Loft welcome you to come and fly on the beautiful beaches along our famous boardwalk. The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three days of kite flying on the beaches of Ocean City, Maryland. Throughout the festival there will be exhibitions and demonstrations including stunt and power kite lessons, Giant kite displays and much more! The festival will showcase some of the best kite flyers from around the world. Kites of all shapes and sizes will be on display. On behalf of The Town of Ocean City and The Kite Loft we welcome everyone to join in the festivities. Bring your family for several days of good old fashion kite flying.

All activities are wind and weather dependent. Dry weather & a steady breeze are important for kite flying. It is also possible to have too much wind.

3rd – 7th Street Beach

***POSTPONED*** Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival @ Convention Center
Apr 24 – Apr 26 all-day

Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival

April 24-26, 2020 POSTPONED

The World Championship is an international event where carvers, collectors, and visitors convene at the end of each April in Ocean City, MD. From highly decorative works of art to functional hunting decoys, about 1200 different wildfowl carvings representing more than 150 species from around the world can be viewed at the premiere, most prestigious competition in the world. Competitors of all levels–from youth to world champions–compete against their peers for the chance to win a portion of nearly $60,000 in prize money, as well as other recognition including ribbons, medallions, plaques and trophies. There are over 40 different divisions in which an artist can compete–decorative life-size and miniature wildfowl, floating waterfowl, interpretive, gunning decoys, contemporary antiques, sculpture, and feathers & fronds. New this year is an open wood carving category and Fish carving returns!

  • Admission: Multi-Day Pass: $10
  • Seniors & Students – $8
  • Children under 12 free (with adult)
  • Group rate for 6 or more: $6 per person
  • Living Legends Dinner Tickets: $65 for members, $75 for non-members
Apr
25
Sat
***CANCELED*** Komen More Than Pink Walk @ Hugh T. Cropper Inlet Parking Lot
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Komen More Than Pink Walk

CANCELED

Hugh T. Cropper Inlet Parking Lot

  • 7:30 am Walk Village Opens
  • 8:30 am Warm Up
  • 8:40 am Survivor Parade and Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:00 am Walk Begins

NEW! Registration is FREE for all participants! All those who register will receive a Komen wrap to use in the opening ceremonies.
Participants must fundraise at least $100 to receive a walk t-shirt, with the exception of survivors, who will receive a t-shirt regardless of fundraising.We hope everyone will fundraise this year to help us support local Delmarva breast health programs and research.

***POSTPONED*** Pooch Palooza Dog Festival @ Frontier Town Western Theme Park in West Ocean City
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pooch Palooza Dog Festival

April 25-26, 2020 POSTPONED

The games of the 6th Pooch Palooza are a day for the dogs to have fun; games they can participate in while their humans hang out with them. Your dogs need no special skills to be part of the fun! A family-friendly event. Including Dock Diving, Cover Model Search, Lure Chase & more!

  • Hosted at the Frontier Town Western Theme Park in West Ocean City
  • 9AM – 4PM Saturday & Sunday
  • Admission: $12 (Free for children under 12) Weekend passes available

Contact Sandy Phillips: 410-726-7334

***POSTPONED***Pooch Palooza Dog Festival @ Frontier Town Western Theme Park in West Ocean City
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pooch Palooza Dog Festival

April 25-26, 2020 POSTPONED

The games of the 6th Pooch Palooza are a day for the dogs to have fun; games they can participate in while their humans hang out with them. Your dogs need no special skills to be part of the fun! A family-friendly event. Including Dock Diving, Cover Model Search, Lure Chase & more!

  • Hosted at the Frontier Town Western Theme Park in West Ocean City
  • 9AM – 4PM Saturday & Sunday
  • Admission: $12 (Free for children under 12) Weekend passes available

Contact Sandy Phillips: 410-726-7334

Apr
26
Sun
***POSTPONED*** Pooch Palooza Dog Festival @ Frontier Town Western Theme Park in West Ocean City
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Pooch Palooza Dog Festival

April 25-26, 2020 POSTPONED

The games of the 6th Pooch Palooza are a day for the dogs to have fun; games they can participate in while their humans hang out with them. Your dogs need no special skills to be part of the fun! A family-friendly event. Including Dock Diving, Cover Model Search, Lure Chase & more!

  • Hosted at the Frontier Town Western Theme Park in West Ocean City
  • 9AM – 4PM Saturday & Sunday
  • Admission: $12 (Free for children under 12) Weekend passes available

Contact Sandy Phillips: 410-726-7334

May
1
Fri
First Friday Opening Reception
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

First Friday Opening Reception

Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. Open to the public. Free Admission.

5PM – 7PM at the Center for Arts on 94th Street.

May
2
Sat
***CANCELED*** Island to Island Half Marathon / 5K
May 2 all-day

Island to Island Half Marathon / 5K

May 2, 2020

Ocean City Tri Running Sports will hold its annual Island to Island Half Marathon & 5K on Saturday, May 2nd starting at 7AM.

Click Here for Fee Schedule

HALF MARATHON RUNNERS ONLY
Saturday, May 2 at 5:15am-6:15am:
Runners will begin loading busses in alphabetical order using the letter starting with your last name. Location of bus pick up will be in the Ocean City Inlet Parking lot. Once you are loaded on the bus you will be transported to the Start Line located at Assateague Island State Park.
We Strongly Recommend you follow the bus Schedule as Follows:

Last Name Departure Time

A-H 5:15am
I-P 5:45am
Q-Z 6:15am

***CANCELED*** Crab Soup Festival @ Downtown OC in Somerset Plaza
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Crab Soup Festival

May 2, 2020

Outdoor festival featuring tastings from local restaurants. Live band, craft vendors and activities. Fun for the whole family. Beer and wine available.

  • *Entry to plaza is free, $15 to taste all soups
  • Downtown OC in Somerset Plaza,
  • Noon – 3PM

Contact Mary Ann Manganello, 410-289-1413, [email protected]