New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Free Bus Service
Ocean City, MD – (December 21, 2021): This holiday season, the Town of Ocean City will be hosting a free fireworks show on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the beginning of 2022. Festivities will begin at 11:00 p.m. as Jamaica Avenue will be closed off outside of Bourbon Street on the Beach. DJ BK with Radio Ocean City will be live hosting remotely on a big screen with music and a countdown at midnight.
Winterfest of Lights will stay open until 10:30 p.m., Northside Park will close at 11 p.m. as NYE festivities on Jamaica Avenue begin, and the fireworks display will begin promptly at midnight.
“The New Year’s Eve fireworks show is a fun way to ring in the New Year,” said Mayor Rick Meehan. “Enjoy the low-key festivities on Jamaica Avenue with a spectacular fireworks show!”
The Town is once again offering free bus service on New Year’s Eve. Bus services will be free starting at 6:00 a.m. Friday, December 31, 2021, until 4:00 a.m. Saturday, January 1, 2022, and run every 20 minutes. At all other times following 4:00 a.m. New Year’s Day, bus service is available from 6:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. daily, running every 30 minutes, $3 ‘ride-all-day’ per person.
Please keep in mind, due to COVID-19 and by order of Governor Hogan; the use of public transit is for essential travel only, and do not use public transit if you are sick. A mask is required to ride and must cover the nose and mouth at all times.
Prizes will be given out on-site as the countdown starts to midnight and fireworks display. For more information about the Winterfest of Lights and the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show, please visit www.ococean.com/events. For questions or more information about bus services, call Ocean City Transportation at 410.723.1606.