Please see the attached news release on behalf of the Town of Ocean City….we even turned on the snow for this announcement!!!
Ocean City Celebrates 27th Annual Winterfest of Lights with a New Look
OCEAN CITY, MD – (November 12, 2019): The 27th Anniversary for Ocean City’s beloved holiday festival will be opening its doors to visitors on Thursday, November 21, with a magical display and tree lighting ceremony. The special ceremony will kick off at 5:30 p.m. at Northside Park’s Winterfest Pavilion at 127th Street and the bay and is FREE and open to the public.
Adding to the winter wonderland is a special performance by Ocean City Elementary School’s “OC Stars” performing holiday songs and dance under the direction of Anne Binkley. In addition, Mayor Rick Meehan will “flip the switch” to light the Winterfest holiday light displays and the 50-foot Christmas tree officially opening Winterfest of Lights to the public. Even Santa will make a surprise appearance for the opening ceremony, which will feature free rides on the Winterfest Express train for the remainder of the evening.
Children who wish pick out their own gift for Mom or Dad can make their way to Mrs. Claus’ Children’s Shoppe containing small gifts and open exclusively to children. Be sure to check out all the fun, including new Instagram Hot Spots by Park Place Jewelers, Candy Kitchen, i.g. Burton, Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum and Nick’s Mini Golf.
The hours of operation for Winterfest, which begins November 21, will be Sunday-Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Winterfest tickets are available and can be purchased in advance at the Ocean City Community Center and the Convention Center during business hours. Admission is $5 for those 12 years & older and FREE for those 11 years and younger.
With more than one million holiday lights, Ocean City’s Winterfest of Lights will create long lasting holiday memories for you and your family. For additional information, visit https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/departments/special-events/winterfest/ or OCocean.com