O.C.TOBERFEST- OCEAN CITY, MD
O.C.toberfest continues to expand for the fall season leading to Halloween. Ocean City offers something for everyone over the two weekends of October 20 through October 27. A beach maze, 10 mile run/5K run, race of wheeled pumpkins, fireworks display, on display of unique dream vehicles, a craft beer festival and even a costume pageant for pets make the list.
Some Events Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather For Saturday, October 27:
Halloween Maze, Great Pumpkin Race and Big Toys on the Boardwalk.
WIngs & Wheels Exposition & Seaside 10 Mile/5K
HALLOWEEN BEACH MAZE – Located at North Division Street and the Boardwalk
Come experience the thrill of a giant Halloween Beach Maze during its two weekend run, October 20-21 and October 27-28 (SAT 27th CANCELLED). 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, creepy clowns, zombies and more will add to the excitement. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturdays and 10am to 3pm on Sundays. The maze will be open an additional hour until 6pm on the 20th leading up to the 7pm fireworks. Admission is free of charge.
OC SCREAMS –14 Worcester Street and Corner of Baltimore Avenue
A new breed of fear washes up on the sands of Ocean City Maryland with the two-story “Ocean City Screams” at OCScreams.com – the area’s biggest, scariest, most intense, state-of-the-art in-door haunted house ever built in Ocean City Maryland. OC Screams was designed, built and is operated by the creators of Field of Screams Maryland and Scream City Washington DC. Let Ocean City Screams haunted house be on the top of your list of things to do in Ocean City Maryland! Tickets may be purchased online or on site. OC Screams is open from 7pm to 11pm, October 19, 20, 26 and 27. Entry is $16 per person.
HOWL-O-WEEN PET PARADE – Located at North Division Street on the Boardwalk
Bring your dog, cat, bird or other family pet for Ocean City’s “Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade”, October 20th on the boardwalk near North 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 12noon with the pageant on the boardwalk beginning promptly at 1pm.
DRIVE IN DISGUISE – from 27th Street south to the amusement pier
Residents and visitors who are crazy about decorating for Halloween are invited to dress their vehicle in costume and ride down the Boardwalk during the annual Drive in Disguise parade on October 20th. Participants will arrive at 27th Street and Baltimore Avenue by 2:45pm to stage for 3:00pm departure at 27th Street on the historic Boardwalk. Vehicles will parade southward to the amusement pier area where participating cars will line up on the concrete part of the boardwalk north of the pier for an almost immediate start of Trunk or Treat. Prizes will be awarded by the Town of Ocean City for the most unique parade entries.
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 3:30pm and will last as long as the participants have treats to give – and it goes quickly.