Oct
14
Sun
Fall Restaurant Week @ OC Participating Restaurants
Oct 14 – Oct 28 all-day

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.  For more information, visit www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com or call 410-289-6733.

Oct
20
Sat
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk @ Boardwalk & Inlet Lot
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. Ocean City, MD, is one of the only venues to host a 5K run, as well as a noncompetitive 5K walk that brings people together to make a difference for everyone who has been touched by breast cancer. The event raises money to fund innovative research, provide free information, and support local programs. Admission fees for runners is $35. For more information, call 410-749-1635 or visit makingstrideswalk.org/oceancitymd.

7:30am – Registration

8:00am – Entertainment

9:00am – Run begins

9:15am – Walk begins

Halloween Beach Maze @ On Beach
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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O.C.TOBERFEST HALLOWEEN BEACH MAZE – Located at N. Division Street

Come experience the thrill of a giant Halloween Beach Maze during its two-weekend run, October 20-21 and October 27-28. Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies and more will add to the excitement. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturdays and 10am to 3pm on Sundays. This event is FREE!

Museum 40th Anniversary event Surfin’ the Seventies @ Fager's Island
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Museum 40th Anniversary event Surfin’ the Seventies @ Fager's Island

Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum 40th Anniversary event Surfin’ the Seventies on calendars, etc.

Oct. 20.  Fager’s Island 1 – 3:30 p.m. $75 per person, $70 for Museum members.
DJ Batman, 50/50 drawing
Drive in Disguise and Halloween Parade @ Boardwalk
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

HOWL-O-WEEN PET PARADE – Saturday, October 20, 2018 – Located at N. Division Street on the Boardwalk

Bring your dog, cat, bird or other family pet for Ocean City’s “Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade”, on the boardwalk near N. Division Street. Dress up your pets and showcase your creativity on Ocean City’s historic Boardwalk or sit back, relax and cheer for your favorite contestant. Each entry gets their moment in the spotlight. Lots of prizes and surprises will be awarded. While the event is free to participate, donations of pet supplies and monetary donations will be collected to benefit the Worcester County Humane Society. Registration begins at 12pm with the pageant on the boardwalk beginning promptly at 1pm.

O.C.tober Trunk or Treat @ Boardwalk North of the Pier
Oct 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

TRUNK OR TREAT – On the boardwalk north of the amusement pier

Trunk or Treat will take place on the boardwalk south of Caroline Street and north of the amusement pier as the Drive in Disguise gets parked and set up. Drive in Disguise participants have the option of participating in this candy and treat give-away. The event is expected to begin at approximately 3:40pm and will last as long as the participants have treats to give.

Octoberfest Fireworks @ Boardwalk - Dorchester/Caroline St. Area
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

On Saturday, October 20, (rain date October 27) enjoy viewing fireworks. Part of Ocean City’s OCtoberfest celebration!
Time – 7 p.m.
Boardwalk – Dorchester/Caroline St area

Oct
21
Sun
Halloween Beach Maze @ On The Beach
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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O.C.TOBERFEST HALLOWEEN BEACH MAZE – Located at N. Division Street

Come experience the thrill of a giant Halloween Beach Maze during its two-weekend run, October 20-21 and October 27-28. Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies and more will add to the excitement. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturdays and 10am to 3pm on Sundays. This event is FREE!

Oct
25
Thu
Local’s Appreciation Week @ Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum
Oct 25 – Oct 31 all-day

9th Annual Local’s Appreciation Week

Attention all Ocean City lovers.  During the week of October 25-31, 2018, the Ocean City Museum Society is offering “FREE” admission and 10% off gift shop purchases to any visitor who considers themselves a “local” (anyone who loves Ocean City and considers it their home for a day, month, year). Now’s your chance to visit!  10am to 5pm.  50% off books; “Ocean City Maryland: A Pictorial History” and “Shipwrecks and Rescues” by George and Suzanne Hurley.  50% off DVD’s; “Once Upon a Sand Dune” and “The Storm of 1962”.  For more information, visit www.ocmuseum.org or call 410-289-4991.

Oct
27
Sat
Maryland State Surfing Championships @ 35th Street - Beach
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day
Shore Craft Beer Fest
Oct 27 all-day

SHORE CRAFT BEER FEST – Located at Sunset Park, S. Philadelphia Ave., Bayside

The 4th Annual Shore Craft Beer Fest will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018.  More details to be posted soon.  For more information and to purchase tickets, call 410-703-1970 or visit shorecraftbeerfest.com.

Seaside 10-Mile/5K @ Inlet Lot & Boardwalk
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

This well-known event will take place rain or shine!  Join in the 10-mile or 5K race, both starting at the Ocean City Inlet.  The race begins at 9:00 a.m.  The race course includes the world famous Ocean City Boardwalk.  Registration fees for participants.

For more information, contact Chris Klebe at 443-497-4324 or visit www.octrirunning.com.

Halloween Beach Maze @ On Beach
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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O.C.TOBERFEST HALLOWEEN BEACH MAZE – Located at N. Division Street

Come experience the thrill of a giant Halloween Beach Maze during its two-weekend run, October 20-21 and October 27-28. Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies and more will add to the excitement. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturdays and 10am to 3pm on Sundays. This event is FREE!

Wings & Wheels Exposition @ Ocean City Municipal Airport
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Wings & Wheels Exposition 2018

Airplanes, Cars, Trucks, Jeeps, Military Vehicles

Saturday, October 27, 2018

10AM-2PM

General Admission

Adults: $5

Children Under 12- FREE

Food Vendors, Beer Truck, Door Prizes, 50/50 Raffle, Handouts, Demonstrations, & Other Attractions

Music & Announcments

Randy Lee Ashcraft

Bring your own chair or blanket and enjoy the music!

Contestants

Registration: 9AM-11AM,

Registration Fee / $15

Closing Ceremony

1:30 PM – 50/50 Drawing, Trophies & Plaques to be awarded

Information

Jack Levering: 352-250-5302

Graison Wainwright: 410-726-7442

 

Big Toys on the Boardwalk @ Boardwalk - Caroline St.
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

OCTOBERFEST – 2ND WEEKEND EVENT

October 27, 12pm to 2pm

 

BIG TOYS ON THE BOARDWALK

Now entering its third year, Imaginations run wild in Ocean City at BIG TOYS ON THE BOARDWALK! Kids of all ages are welcome to come to Ocean City’s Boardwalk and Inlet Lot to take the seat and feel what it’s like to sit behind the wheel of unique and awesome machines. The Town brings out their most unusual vehicles and is joined by friends with their big toys: construction equipment, emergency vehicles, muscle cars, race boats, and more – even a helicopter will be on site!

For more info or to display your toy, please call 410-250-0125.

 

Participants include but are not limited to:

Ocean City Police Department – Police SUV and Mountain Bike

Ocean City Beach Patrol – ATV (rides) and Jet Ski

Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company – Fire Truck and Ambulance

Ocean City Public Works Department –

               Large Wheel Loader

               Back Hoe

               Beach Tractor

               Beach Garbage Truck (known as “The Beast”)

               60’ Articulating Bus

               Boardwalk Tram

Emergency Services Department – OC1 Mobile Command Truck

Bull on the Beach – OPA Off-Shore 38’ Race Boat

Trent’s Lawn Care – F-550 Dump Bed Truck and Skid Steer Bulldozer

J & J Shop HeliAir – Enstrom Helicopter

Ewancio Family – APBA Hydroplane Race Boat, V-bottom Race Boat , Cadillac XLR

Shaw Family – APBA Hydroplane Race Boat, APBA Flat-bottom Race Boat

I.G.Burton – Two higher-end sports cars (TBA)

Backshore Brewing Company – 1966 VW Bus

 

National Guard – TBD

Buntings Landscaping – TBD

 

Chick-Fil-A Cow Mascot

The Great Pumpkin Race @ Boardwalk
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

O.C.TOBERFEST – THE GREAT PUMPKIN RACE – Located on the beach at N. Division Street and the Boardwalk

The fun continues with “The Great Pumpkin Race” on Saturday, October 27, on the Boardwalk. Build your own pumpkin race car to bring and compete in this wacky and zany, side-by-side, down-hill race. Plus, there will be lots of room to watch these exciting races with live play-by-play by the event announcer. Prizes will be awarded in each division, as well as for creativity. If you’re ready to start building your ghastly but spirited race car, download the complete event rules from ococean.com or specialeventpro.com. Registration and team check-in begins at 12pm with racing commencing at 1pm.

Paranormal Investigation @ OC Life-Saving Station Museum
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Follow along with Dead of Night Paranormal team and experience the spirits that occupy the Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum. Dead of Night will conduct their investigation using equipment such as an EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) recorder and an EMF (Electromagnetic Frequency) meter to detect and communicate with the supernatural. As you tour from room to room museum staff will tell stories of historic tragedies and paranormal activity that has taken place within this 127-year-old Life-Saving Station. Check out the Museums Facebook page to purchase tickets and receive updates about this event!
7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets: $25.00

Oct
28
Sun
Halloween Beach Maze @ On The Beach
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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O.C.TOBERFEST HALLOWEEN BEACH MAZE – Located at N. Division Street

Come experience the thrill of a giant Halloween Beach Maze during its two-weekend run, October 20-21 and October 27-28. Children of all ages can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies and more will add to the excitement. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturdays and 10am to 3pm on Sundays. This event is FREE!

Halloween Spook-Out Party @ Northside Park Complex
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

HALLOWEEN SPOOK-OUT PARTY – Northside Park Recreation Complex, 125th Street

Get your Halloween costume ready and join all the other goblins at the Halloween “Spook Out” Party. Participants of all ages, including parents, will fill the Northside Park gym for carnival games, arts & crafts, hayrides, and snacks! Costume contests will be scheduled throughout the event. Event hours are 1pm to 3pm on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Admission: One bag of individually wrapped candy per child. Pre-registration is not required.

Nov
2
Fri
FIRST FRIDAY OPENING RECEPTION FOR JANUARY EXHIBITS @ OC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

https://artleagueofoceancity.org/