Oct
27
Sat
Autumn Home and Condo Show @ OC Convention Center
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Autumn Home & Condo Show is an event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. Exhibitors will be on hand with merchandise, product demonstrations, and interior and exterior displays. With a combination of new products and advice from the pros, the Home Show inspires homeowners with ideas on enhancing their home’s comfort and functionality, as well as aesthetic appeal and overall value.

Saturday – 10am to 6pm
Sunday – 10am to 4pm

Admission:
Adults: $6
Seniors (55 & up) and Students: $5
Kids 13 & under and Military, Police, and Fire with ID: FREE

Oct
28
Sun
Autumn Home and Condo Show @ OC Convention Center
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Autumn Home & Condo Show is an event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. Exhibitors will be on hand with merchandise, product demonstrations, and interior and exterior displays. With a combination of new products and advice from the pros, the Home Show inspires homeowners with ideas on enhancing their home’s comfort and functionality, as well as aesthetic appeal and overall value.

Saturday – 10am to 6pm
Sunday – 10am to 4pm

Admission:
Adults: $6
Seniors (55 & up) and Students: $5
Kids 13 & under and Military, Police, and Fire with ID: FREE

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
3
Sat
Operation Tourism Boom @ Ocean City, Boardwalk
Nov 3 all-day

The media is welcome to cover the exercise and are requested to report to the Media Staging Area north of the Trams Building south of the Worcester Street Police Sub-Station on the west side of the concrete walls between the hours of 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday to meet with Public Information personnel.

Participants:  The following agencies and organizations will be participating in this exercise:

Ocean City Emergency Services

Ocean City Public Works and various Department

Worcester County Emergency Services

Sussex County Emergency Services

Maryland State Police

Maryland Natural Resources Police

Worcester County Board of Education and Health Department

Atlantic General Hospital

Maryland Civil Air Patrol

58th Troop Command, MDARNG

US Army North (ARNORTH)

US Coast Guard Station Ocean City

251st Area SPT. MED Co. (SCARNG)

MDARNG Recruiting and Retention

Public Affairs Office/29th MPAD

32nd Civil Support Team

29th Combat Aviation Brigade

American Red Cross

Other Allied Agencies invited

 

Nov
15
Thu
Winterfest of Lights @ Northside Park
Nov 15 – Dec 31 all-day

Winterfest of Lights

November 15 – December 31, 2018

See how Ocean City, MD, sparkles this winter and visit the Winterfest of Lights! You’ll find more than one million holiday lights and hundreds of animated light displays throughout Northside Park. Relax and sip hot chocolate in the heated Winterfest Village pavilion, take a photo with Santa, and board the Winterfest Express to tour fairy tale themed exhibits. The one-mile journey takes you through 58 acres of lights and features a 50-foot Christmas tree.

VIEW PHOTOS FROM PAST EVENTS!

Admission to board the train is only $5 for guests 12 years and older and FREE for children 11 years and younger. So grab your family and friends, and don’t miss this award-winning holiday event!

Sunday – Thursday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Friday – Saturday, 5:30-10:30 p.m. 

Nov
17
Sat
Light Up Downtown Winter Festival @ Boardwalk
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Light Up Downtown Winter Festival

FREE fun for the whole family in Downtown Ocean City!  Holiday shopping, vendors, tree lighting, kids’ crafts, games and prizes, gift drawings, and a visit from Santa!

November 17, 2018, 3pm to 6pm, on the Boardwalk at the Inlet.  Live Music.  For more information, call 410-289-1413 or visit www.downtownassociation.net.

 

Nov
23
Fri
Holiday Shoppers Fair
Nov 23 – Nov 25 all-day

Unique handmade merchandise, nautical, candles, photography, florals, jewelry, ceramics. Great gifts & household items. Children’s activities, photos with Santa & non-shoppers lounge. Free parking, food court, door prizes. For more information, contact Melanie at 410-723-8605 or email [email protected] Admission $3.

Friday and Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm

Dec
1
Sat
Cheer and Dance Extreme @ OC Convention Center
Dec 1 all-day

Cheer and Dance Extreme

Cheer and Dance Extreme is an independent event producer of cheer and dance competitions and special events.  For more information, contact Ann at [email protected] or visit www.cheeranddanceextreme.com.

OC Christmas Parade @ Coastal Hwy
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

OC Christmas Parade – Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tis the Season! The 35th Annual Ocean City Christmas Parade marches along Coastal Hwy. on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The holiday parade starts at 11am on Old Landing Rd. and marches northbound in the southbound lanes of Coastal Hwy. to the judges’ stand at 120th St. The event will feature more than 50 units, including high school bands, horses, antique cars, colorful holiday floats, and more.

Professional judges will review bands and other units in nine categories, with trophies being awarded inside the Carousel Hotel following the parade. The awards presentation is part of a post-parade reception hosted by the Carousel Hotel, bringing additional family fun for participants and patrons alike. Festivities at the hotel will begin immediately after the parade conclusion and sill include half-priced ice skating, a DJ playing continuous holiday music and fee photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. In addition, complementary winter refreshments will be available.

To participate in the Ocean City Christmas Parade, which is coordinated by the Town of Ocean City, registrants should contact the Special Events Dept. at 410-250-0125. There is no charge to participate. For those wishing to view the parade, plenty of seating will be available along the west side of the half-mile parade route, including the Food Lion parking lot and judging area.

Spectators will not be permitted to watch the parade from the median area of Coastal Hwy. Motorists are reminded that traffic pattern changes will begin approximately 8am and traffic congestion and delays should be expected. Also, due to the high volume of pedestrian traffic, everyone is reminded to Walk Smart by using crosswalks and crossing with the traffic control signal.

For more information, contact Brenda Moore at 410-250-0125 or [email protected]

Dec
2
Sun
Life-Saving Museum Holiday Open House @ Ocean City Life-Saving Staion Museum
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Life-Saving Museum Holiday Open House

Free Admission on December 2nd!
Book signings and discounts in the Gift Shop!

Open 10AM-5PM

For more Details call 410-289-4991 or visit http://www.ocmuseum.org/

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Dec
4
Tue
American Cancer Society Holiday Wrappings Luncheon & Fashion Show @ OC Convention Center
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Fashion Show and luncheon with auction to benefit The American Cancer Society’s programs, research, and education.

Check In – 10am

Silent & Chinese Auctions – 10:30am to 12pm

Warm plated lunch served – 12pm

Fashion Show by local retailers – 1pm

Tickets: $45

RSVP by Nov 27 via mail or online at www.acsholidaywrappings.org or at the Convention Center Box Office. For more information, call 443-880-2310.

Pizza with Santa @ Northside Park Complex
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Pizza with Santa – Tuesday, December 4, 2018 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Children are invited to attend the pizza party with Santa. Activities include arts and crafts, a ride through the spectacular Winterfest of Lights, cookie-decorating, refreshments, visits with Santa, and more. For more information, call Anna Duffey at 410-250-0125.

Dec
8
Sat
Ocean City Comic Con @ OC Convention Center
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Ocean City Comic Con

10am to 5pm

Admission: $8 (Kids 9 years and younger are free with paying adult)
$1 off if in costume
$1 off with a non-perishable food item for Diakonia

Dec
31
Mon
New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks @ Northside Park
Dec 31 all-day

New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks

The Town of Ocean City will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show at Northside Park to celebrate the beginning of 2019 and the 26th Annual Winterfest of Lights. The fireworks display, which will begin promptly at midnight, will be accompanied by live entertainment, warm hot chocolate, and the opportunity to ride through the Winterfest of Lights.

Hours for the Winterfest of Lights, which was recently named a prestigious Top 100 Event by American Bus Association and voted “Maryland’s Finest Holiday Tradition” by Maryland Life Magazine, will be extended until midnight. This family-friendly event will allow visitors to travel through the winter paradise of lights and then listen to music by a local DJ as they wait for the countdown to midnight.

With more than one million holiday lights sparkling throughout Northside Park, the Winterfest of Lights New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show will be a great way to ring in the New Year.

Jan
18
Fri
East Coast Commercial Fishermen’s & Aquaculture Trade Expo @ OC Convention Center
Jan 18 – Jan 20 all-day

The only Commercial Fishing Expo in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Seminars, fishermen gear, equipment and more.

Hours: Friday 11am to 5pm; Saturday 10am to 5pm; Sunday 10am to 3pm

Admission: $15.  For more information, please visit www.marylandwatermen.com.

Jan
19
Sat
Delmarva Art Expo @ Convention Center
Jan 19 – Jan 20 all-day

Delmarva Art Expo

A juried vendor show for all art mediums

Saturday, 10AM-5PM; Sunday, 10AM-3PM

Admission: $3 per person

Jan
22
Tue
BEACH BLANKET BLOOD DRIVE @ Convention Center
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Beach Blanket Blood Drive

Dockside Room – Ocean City Convention Center

January 22, 2019      10AM-6PM

January 23, 2019     8AM-4PM

20th Anniversary of the Ocean City Blood Drive. This is the largest two day blood drive in the Mid-Atlantic States.

Commemorative long sleeve t-shirt for all donors, raffle for a 42″ TV & other great prizes!


To schedule an appointment call 1-888-825-6638 or schedule online at www.delmarvablood.org

Contact Suzanne Murray – [email protected]

Blood Bank of Delmarva, a member of America’s Blood Centers, provides blood and blood products to 19 hospitals on the Delmarva Peninsula. Your support will help us to save 20,000 Delmarva lives this year

Jan
23
Wed
BEACH BLANKET BLOOD DRIVE @ Convention Center
Jan 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Beach Blanket Blood Drive

Dockside Room – Ocean City Convention Center

January 22, 2019      10AM-6PM

January 23, 2019     8AM-4PM

20th Anniversary of the Ocean City Blood Drive. This is the largest two day blood drive in the Mid-Atlantic States.

Commemorative long sleeve t-shirt for all donors, raffle for a 42″ TV & other great prizes!


To schedule an appointment call 1-888-825-6638 or schedule online at www.delmarvablood.org

Contact Suzanne Murray – [email protected]

Blood Bank of Delmarva, a member of America’s Blood Centers, provides blood and blood products to 19 hospitals on the Delmarva Peninsula. Your support will help us to save 20,000 Delmarva lives this year

Feb
15
Fri
Seaside Boat Show @ OC Convention Center
Feb 15 – Feb 17 all-day

The #1 indoor Boat Show on the Eastern Shore, featuring over 350 boats, electronics, dock builders, boat lifts, crafts, canvas, archery display, fishing rods, fishing tackle, paddle boards, artists, and food vendors.  All proceeds go to area youth.  All Optimists are volunteers. For more information, contact Charlie at [email protected] or visit www.ocboatshow.com.

Friday – 11am to 7pm
Saturday – 10am to 7 pm
Sunday – 10am to 5pm

Admission:  $10 for adults; $1 for children