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

Spring Restaurant Week

POSTPONED

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
28
Tue
Mayor & City Council Meeting
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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]

May
3
Sun
***CANCELED*** Dance Alley’s Annual Dance Performance (1PM & 6PM) @ Roland E. Powell Convention Center
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Dance Alley’s Annual Dance Performance

May 3, 2020

Back In Time – A Trip Down Memory Lane

Hosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center

  • 1PM & 6PM
  • Admission $15

Contact: Cheryl Hickman – 302.934.9071

May
4
Mon
Mayor & City Council Regular Session Meeting @ Council Chambers
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Mayor and City Council traditionally meet for Regular Sessions on the 1st and 3rd
Monday of every month. If Monday is a holiday, the meeting is held the following
day. All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. Meeting dates are subject to change.

May
5
Tue
***CANCELED*** Community Health Fair @ Convention Center
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Community Health Fair

May 5, 2020

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

FREE & Open to the Public! 8AM – 12:30PM at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center

Contact Melvin Friedman: 410-524-1177, [email protected]

Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers City Hall
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information contact Kay Gordy, Zoning Administrator 410-289-8855

May
7
Thu
***CANCELED*** Springfest 30th Anniversary! @ Inlet Parking Lot - South Boardwalk
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
***CANCELED*** Springfest 30th Anniversary! @ Inlet Parking Lot - South Boardwalk

Springfest celebrates spring and the upcoming summer season. It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four huge big top tents. Springfest is located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk.

Springfest serves up a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free.

Bring your appetite so you can enjoy delicious food from famous Eastern Shore delicacies to a wide assortment of ethnic food. Over 30 food vendors will serve a variety of delicious food, as the Springfest artisans will delight your eyes with their arts and crafts creations during the Springfest celebration.

 

May
8
Fri
***CANCELED*** Springfest 30th Anniversary! @ Inlet Parking Lot - South Boardwalk
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
***CANCELED*** Springfest 30th Anniversary! @ Inlet Parking Lot - South Boardwalk

Springfest celebrates spring and the upcoming summer season. It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four huge big top tents. Springfest is located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk.

Springfest serves up a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free.

Bring your appetite so you can enjoy delicious food from famous Eastern Shore delicacies to a wide assortment of ethnic food. Over 30 food vendors will serve a variety of delicious food, as the Springfest artisans will delight your eyes with their arts and crafts creations during the Springfest celebration.

 

May
9
Sat
****Postponed – Reschedule date TBD**** Volleyball Festival @ Convention Center
May 9 – May 10 all-day

Beachfest Volleyball Festival

May 9-10, 2020 Postponed – Reschedule date TBD

Head down the shore for our Beachfest volleyball tournament hosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center.

This tournament originated in Ocean City, MD with 30 teams and has exploded in popularity over the past four years growing to 224 teams in 2019!! 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. Having an AM and PM wave is one of the great accommodations we provide to allow each team to get their time in the All-American City!

***CANCELED*** Springfest 30th Anniversary! @ Inlet Parking Lot - South Boardwalk
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
***CANCELED*** Springfest 30th Anniversary! @ Inlet Parking Lot - South Boardwalk

Springfest celebrates spring and the upcoming summer season. It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four huge big top tents. Springfest is located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk.

Springfest serves up a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free.

Bring your appetite so you can enjoy delicious food from famous Eastern Shore delicacies to a wide assortment of ethnic food. Over 30 food vendors will serve a variety of delicious food, as the Springfest artisans will delight your eyes with their arts and crafts creations during the Springfest celebration.

 

***CANCELED*** Spring Family Movie Night in the Park @ Northside Park
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Spring Family Movie Night in the Park

May 9, 2020

Come join us for a FREE night of family fun! Ocean City Recreation & Parks will show a family appropriate movie at Northside Park on our giant projection screen.

(The movie will begin shortly after sunset)

For more information call 410-250-0125

May
10
Sun
***CANCELED*** Springfest 30th Anniversary! @ Inlet Parking Lot - South Boardwalk
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
***CANCELED*** Springfest 30th Anniversary! @ Inlet Parking Lot - South Boardwalk

Springfest celebrates spring and the upcoming summer season. It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four huge big top tents. Springfest is located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk.

Springfest serves up a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free.

Bring your appetite so you can enjoy delicious food from famous Eastern Shore delicacies to a wide assortment of ethnic food. Over 30 food vendors will serve a variety of delicious food, as the Springfest artisans will delight your eyes with their arts and crafts creations during the Springfest celebration.

 

May
12
Tue
Mayor & City Council Meeting
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
May
14
Thu
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting @ Council Chambers
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
May
17
Sun
Ocean City Bridal Show @ Seacrets, 49th and de bay
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Ocean City Bridal Show

May 17, 2020

This is a FUN event! Meet the Beach’s top wedding vendors in a tropical bayside setting. Enjoy free appetizer and dessert samples, vibrant entertainment, and Wedding Fashions by Sandal’s Bridal of Ocean City, Maryland. Seacrets Beach Cocktails are available for purchase! Vendors will be giving away Wedding Services and Gifts, including a Free Caribbean Cruise for Two, courtesy of Rox Beach Weddings.

1pm – 3:30pm at Seacrets, 49th and de bay

Admission: $12 online or $15 at the door

Contact: [email protected]