Mar
30
Fri
EASTER KIDS’ FUN FAIR AND ART & CRAFT SHOW @ Convention Center
Mar 30 – Mar 31 all-day

Art & Craft Show – Exhibitors displaying unique handcrafted items including wearable art, jewelry, lawn & garden decor, toys, florals, fine art, caricatures, and more.

Easter Kids’ Fun Fair – Continuous activities, games, contests, and entertainment, including Beany the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, magic, juggling, puppet shows, and more.

For more information, call 410-213-8090, visit www.oceanpromotions.info or email [email protected].

Mar
31
Sat
OC JOB FAIR @ Convention Center
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Annual OC Job Fair – 9am to 1pm

For more information, call the OC Chamber of Commerce at 410-213-0552.

EASTER BUNNY FUN SHOP @ Northside Park
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Here comes Peter Cotton Tail, hoppin’ down Northside’s bunny trail…!  Come celebrate the season by enjoying this fun holiday event!  Activities include an egg hunt, arts and crafts, face painting, entertainment, game booths, egg dyeing, refreshments, and the Easter Bunny.  Don’t miss out on this popular annual event sponsored by the OC Recreation Boosters.

WHO: Children 2-10 years and their families

DATE: Saturday, March 31, 2018

TIME:  1pm to 3pm

LOCATION: Northside Park

PRICES: OC Residents $6.00/Non-Residents $8.00

PROGRAM NOTES: Registration is limited

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR: Anna Duffey, 410-250-0125

Apr
1
Sun
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE @ On The Beach
Apr 1 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Easter Sunrise Service

6am to 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
6
Fri
REACH THE BEACH NATIONALS: ALL-STAR COLLEGE @ Convention Center
Apr 6 – Apr 8 all-day

For more information, visit www.acdaspirit.com or www.theepicbrands.com.

FIRST FRIDAY OPENING RECEPTION FOR JANUARY EXHIBITS @ OC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Apr 6 @ 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/

Jazz Night @ OC Senior Center @ OC Senior Center
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The event is open for all Worcester County residents 50 and older and tickets are available (in advance only) for $15.00 / person (Tickets limited to 100 people/ first come first served).  Including in the price of the ticket is social time, dinner catered by Decatur Diner, door prizes, and live jazz entertainment (see attached poster).

Tickets can be purchased at the Ocean City Senior Center by calling 410.289.0824 (cash/check / money order).  

 

Apr
8
Sun
OCEAN CITY BRIDAL SHOW @ Seacrets
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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, dance demonstrations, Bridal Fashion Expo and Men’s Formal Wear display. Feeling adventurous? Seacrets Beach Cocktails are available for purchase! Vendors will be giving away prizes and gifts, including a Free Caribbean Cruise for Two from Rox Beach Weddings. 1pm to 4pm. $9 online or $10 cash at the door. For more information, contact Sean Rox at 410-289-7699 or [email protected] or visit www.roxbeach.com.

Apr
14
Sat
KOMEN MD OCEAN CITY RACE FOR THE CURE
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The 7th Annual Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Ocean City, Maryland, on the iconic boardwalk beginning at the Inlet.  The event features a competitive and recreational 5K run/walk, as well as a 1-mile family fun course to raise money for women and families who have been affected by breast cancer.  Join the sea of pink and start a team, join a friend’s team, or join as an individual.  It’s a great time with a great view for a great cause!

The Race Village and Registration opens at 7am and the Race starts at 9am.

Adults $30; Timed Runners add $5; Youths 11 and under $15.  Register online at www.komenmd.org.

For more information, call Lori Yates at 410-938-8990, visit www.komenmd.org, or email [email protected]

Apr
15
Sun
SPRING RESTAURANT WEEK @ Participating Restaurants
Apr 15 – Apr 29 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.

Apr
20
Fri
GEM, MINERAL, AND JEWELRY SHOW @ Convention Center
Apr 20 – Apr 22 all-day

Treasures of the Earth
Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show

Fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, sterling silver jewelry, wire-wrapped jewelry, beads, pearls, loose gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils. For more information, contact Ellen White at 757-641-2124 or [email protected] or visit www.treasuresoftheearth.com. Admission is $5, age 16 and under are free.

Friday – Noon to 6pm
Saturday – 10am to 5pm
Sunday – 10am to 4pm

Apr
21
Sat
BOARDWALKIN’ FOR PETS
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Worcester County Humane Society annual fun event – walk-a-thon on the boards! All proceeds benefit the Ocean City area’s no-kill pet shelter. Bring your pet for a fun day on the boards to help the animals or adopt a shelter dog for the day by making arrangements prior to the walk-a-thon. Registration fee.  8am to 12pm, rain or shine!  For more information, contact Sandy Summers at 443-235-5647 or visit www.worcestercountyhumanesociety.org.

WALK MS @ Jolly Rogers
Apr 21 @ 8:45 pm – 11:00 pm

Walk MS is a 5K and 1-mile fundraiser to raise funding for research, programs and services for the 15,000 individuals living with MS in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia.  The walk will begin at the Jolly Roger entrance on Philadelphia Ave. & 30th Street and participants will make their way to the boardwalk.  The 1-mile walk turn-around point and rest stop will be between 24th Street and 25th Street.  The 5K turn-around point and rest stop will be at 9th Street.  Teams that raise $5,000 will receive a 10×10 pop-up tent, which will be set up near the Jolly Roger tents.  The event will start off with registration and breakfast at 8am. For more information, contact Whitney at [email protected]

7:45-9:00am – Registration
8:00-8:45am – Entertainment, vendors, team pictures
8:45-9:00am – Opening Ceremonies
9:00am – Event Start – 1-mile and 5K

Apr
22
Sun
MID-ATLANTIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ OC Performing Arts Center
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

Heavenly Music: Mahler, Janice Changler, and Leon Fleisher

Concert – 3pm; Pre-Concert Lecture – 2:15pm

In the first half, the soloist is Leon Fleisher on the piano, and he will be performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major.  Also on that concert will be Egmont Overture composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven and on the second half Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with guest soprano Janice Chandler.

Tickets: $40 & $45

Apr
27
Fri
MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL KITE EXPO
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day

Maryland International Kite Expo

A great spectator and participant event!  The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three fun-filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland.  For more information, call Jay Knerr at 410-289-7855 or visit www.kiteloft.com.

WARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CARVING COMPETITION @ Convention Center
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day

Carvers & visitors from around the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art.  Event includes judging, benefit auction, classes & seminars, demonstrations, children’s activities and exhibitor booths of artisans & art supplies.  View world class bird carvings and sculptures, bid on world class art at the benefit auction.  Shop at over 100 exhibitor booths, and enjoy an abundance of kids activities at the Kids Corner.  Admission.  For more information, visit www.wardmuseum.org.

Arbor Day Celebration @ Ocean City Elementary School
Apr 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Celebration with the Second Grade Children of Ocean City Elementary School.

Apr
28
Sat
OC ISLAND TO ISLAND HALF MARATHON/5K
Apr 28 all-day

Ocean City Island to Island Half Marathon/5K – April 28, 2018

Half Marathon runners start at the beautiful Assateague Island and finish their 13.1 miles in the historic Ocean City Inlet overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and white sandy beaches.  5K runners run on the historic Ocean City Boardwalk, finishing in the same location as the Half Marathon runners.  For more information, contact Chris Klebe at [email protected] or visit www.octrirunning.com.

May
3
Thu
SPRINGFEST
May 3 – May 6 all-day

CELEBRATE FOUR FUN-FILLED DAYS AT SPRINGFEST!

What better way to kick off the summer season than with a FREE four-day festival in Ocean City, MD? Enjoy delicious food, live music and great rates on accommodations.

Each year, Springfest brings amazing headliners to the stage, including country music singer Trace Adkins! Check back for info on the other headliners and full entertainment schedule.

Springfest celebrates arrival of spring and the upcoming summer season. Join us under the four huge big-top tents located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk, for a little fun in the sun at one of Maryland’s top Spring events.

Event hours: 

  • Thursday-Saturday: 10a.m. – 8p.m.
  • Sunday: 10a.m. – 6p.m.

Admission to Springfest is FREE!

May
4
Fri
FIRST FRIDAY OPENING RECEPTION FOR JANUARY EXHIBITS @ OC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
May 4 @ 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/