Apr
26
Fri
49th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition @ Convention Center
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival
Roland E. Powell Convention Center
Ocean City, MD

April 26, 27 & 28, 2019

Hours:
Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Living Legends Award Presentation and Dinner (The Grand Hotel) 5:30 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
World Class Art and Carving Benefit Auction (Performing Arts Center) 2 p.m.
Award ceremony(Performing Arts Center) 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.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

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 for this years competition, feathers, fronds, and fish.

Maryland International Kite Expo @ Beach & Boardwalk
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

Maryland International Kite Expo

4th – 6th Street Beach

The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three fun filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland. Throughout the festival, there will be exhibitions and demonstrations including stunt and power kite lessons, free children’s games and activities, 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 including some massive character and theme based kites. On behalf of The Kite Loft and The Town of Ocean City we welcome everyone to join in the festivities. Bring your family for several days of good old fashion kite flying

For more information, visit www.kiteloft.com.

Apr
27
Sat
Island to Island Half Marathon / 5K
Apr 27 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon / 5K 2019

April 27, 2019 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Registration for 2019 is now open! *Prices will increase after January 2, 2019.

Half Marathon: $75.00

Half Marathon Military: $55.00

5K: $25.00

Click Here to Register

Apr
28
Sun
Spring Restaurant & Hotel Week @ Participating Businesses in OC
Apr 28 – May 11 all-day

SPRING RESTAURANT & HOTEL WEEK

During Spring Restaurant & Hotel Week, many Ocean City properties and 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!

Click Here for More Details

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra @ OC Performing Arts Center
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mid-Atlantic Symphony “Ode to Humankink, to Country, and to Joy!”

April 28, 2019

Ticket Prices: $45 & $50

May
3
Fri
First Friday Opening Reception @ Ocean City Center For Arts
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

January 4, 2019

First Friday Opening Receptions are held the first Friday of the month at the OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street.

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

5pm to 7pm.  Open to the public.  Free Admission.

May
7
Tue
Community Health Fair @ Convention Center
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Ocean City Community Health Fair

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

8AM – 12:30PM

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Free health screenings – carotid, lipid profile, respiratory, bone density, skin cancer, hearing & much more!

Contact Melvin Friedman

410-524-1177

[email protected]

May
8
Wed
Red Doors Community Center Spring Cabaret “ Painting the Stage” @ OC Performing Arts Center
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Red Doors Community Center

Spring Cabaret “ Painting the Stage”
May 8, 2019 6:00pm

Tickets $10.00

On sale now

May
11
Sat
Beachfest Volleyball Festival @ Convention Center
May 11 – May 12 all-day

BEACHFEST VOLLEYBALL FESTIVAL

May 11 – 12, 2019

Head down the shore for our Beachfest volleyball tournament!

This tournament originated in Ocean City, MD with 40 teams and has exploded in popularity over the past four years growing to 224 teams in 2018!! Expanding to Salisbury and Snow Hill to accommodate the popularity, we try and keep our Ocean City roots in mind by allowing each team to play in Ocean City one of the two days.

Click Here for More Details

Fight the Bite 5K Run/Walk @ Inlet Lot
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

4th Annual Lyme Disease Awareness 5K – “Fight the Bite”

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Inlet Parking Lot & Boardwalk

Fight the Bite 5K Run/Walk is a fundraising event providing information and prevention on Lyme Disease while educating the public about the short and long term effects of an illness that is endemic in Worcester County.

Admission Fee for Timed Event & Long Sleeve Event Shirt: $35 

After party with raffles and auctions immediately following the event

 

The 5K run/walk starts at 9 a.m. Registration will be online as well as the morning of the event starting at 8 a.m.

 

Contact Angela Burke for more details, 410-443-0700 or [email protected]

The Rat Pack Together Again @ Ocean City Performing Arts Center
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Rat Pack Together Again

MAY 11, 2019

7:30pm / Doors 7:00pm

Tickets: $45 & $35

May
16
Thu
29th Annual Cruisin’ OC @ Convention Center & Inlet Lot
May 16 – May 19 all-day

29th Annual Cruisin’ OC

May 16- 19, 2019

Admission

$10/day Thursday & Sunday
$15/day Friday & Saturday
Children under 14 are free with an adult.
(Tickets good at Inlet & Convention Center)

Show Hours

Thursday 9am-5pm Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-5pm Sunday 9am-3pm

Click Here for More Details or Call 410-798-6304

May
23
Thu
Broadway Jukebox: Revolution @ Ocean City Performing Arts Center
May 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Broadway Jukebox: Revolution

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

Tickets $15.00

On sale: Friday, January 11th

 

The Broadway Jukebox returns due to popular demand! With a new list of 30 new songs to choose from, each performance is unique based on the selection of that night’s audience. Upon arrival, each audience member votes for their top choices from five new categories: “Classics,” “Contemporary Musicals,” “Animation,” “Diva,” and “Written by Rockers.” Brown Box then curates that night’s show on the spot in this interactive, family friendly evening, where we perform what YOU consider the best of Broadway. Don’t miss out on the revolution

May
29
Wed
Play It Safe @ Ocean City Area
May 29 – Jun 14 all-day

Fun Free Events for 2019 http://playitsafeoceancity.com/

 

Jun
7
Fri
OC Surf Fest
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

OC SURF FEST

OC Surf Fest is Ocean City Surf Club’s biggest and most fun events of the year!  The party starts Friday night the 7th with a little kickoff party at Barn 34, only a few blocks from the contest site.  Saturday is filled with teams from all over the United States going head to head in a competitively fun environment with a focus on fun, sharing waves, and having a great time.  Sunday is our professional longboard event, Walk da Plank Pro Contest.

Saturday & Sunday 9AM-4PM

Free Admission to Watch!

Click Here for More Details

MAKO MANIA @ Bahia Marina
Jun 7 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

MAKO MANIA

Bahia Marina, 22nd Street & Bay

JUNE 7 – 9, 2019

The Mako Mania is a mako shark tournament with added entry levels for bluefish and thresher shark. This tournament is traditionally the start of the tournament season in Ocean City. Mako mania was started in 1996 by Captain Steve Harman and continues to grow every year. The Mako Mania is unique in that boats of all sizes can compete with decent weather.

Daily weigh-ins will be held at Bahia Marina from 3:30-7:30pm each fishing day.

Stop by, have a beverage and something to eat at FishTales while watching the sharks come in to be weighed!

Click Here for More Details

First Friday Opening Reception @ Ocean City Center For Arts
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

January 4, 2019

First Friday Opening Receptions are held the first Friday of the month at the OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street.

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

5pm to 7pm.  Open to the public.  Free Admission.

Jun
8
Sat
OC Car & Truck Show @ Convention Center
Jun 8 all-day

OC CAR & TRUCK SHOW

JUNE 8 – 9, 2019

Ocean City Convention Center

Get ready for one of the hottest and longest standing shows on the East Coast. The OC Car and Truck Show promises an outdoor and indoor venue filled with the hottest custom, tuned and supped up cars from across America—and we deliver. The show also features a custom truck and motorcycle area along with live entertainment, a kid zone and vendor alley.

Click Here for Details!

Contact – Brad Hoffman, 443-366-5944, [email protected]

SAND DUELS BEACH SOCCER CHALLENGE @ Between Wicomico & N Division St Beach
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

SAND DUELS BEACH SOCCER CHALLENGE

The 2019 Sand Duels™ Beach Soccer, is a 5-on-5 soccer tournament for youth aged 8 though 18 and Adults with divisions based on age, gender, and ability. The Sand Duels™ Beach Soccer is the LARGEST sand soccer event in Ocean City, Maryland. The tournament is ideal because it enables younger players more opportunities to touch the ball than in regular games. Additionally, more experienced players get to develop their talents in a competitive, yet fun, environment.

2019 TOURNAMENT SCHEDULED FOR

SATURDAY, JUNE 8TH, 2019
U8-U13 Play on SATURDAY
8am-8pm

SUNDAY, JUNE 9TH, 2019
U14-Adult Play on Sunday
8am-8pm

Click Here for More Details!

OC Surf Fest
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

OC SURF FEST

OC Surf Fest is Ocean City Surf Club’s biggest and most fun events of the year!  The party starts Friday night the 7th with a little kickoff party at Barn 34, only a few blocks from the contest site.  Saturday is filled with teams from all over the United States going head to head in a competitively fun environment with a focus on fun, sharing waves, and having a great time.  Sunday is our professional longboard event, Walk da Plank Pro Contest.

Saturday & Sunday 9AM-4PM

Free Admission to Watch!

Click Here for More Details