Arrive in your pajamas, drink hot chocolate and and cookies made by elves, and enjoy a special viewing of the Polar Express. There's no charge for this wonderful evening, and you don't have to be staying at the Dunes, all are welcome, just bring a toy for a needy child.
More than one million twinkling lights illuminate the winter sky during Winterfest of Lights. Ride a tram through a winter wonderland while Christmas carols play, then enjoy a hot chocolate or get a picture taken with Santa in the heated Winterfest Village Pavilion. Admission is $5 for adults, while children 11 and under get in for free.
Sunday to Thursday: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Join Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan and members of the Ocean City Council for a special New Year's Day Concert Event. This event is FREE for the whole family. Meet and chat with the Mayor and City Council, along with representatives from several community organizations. After the brief social gathering, the band will take the stage for a free concert in the state-of-the-art theater.
Bring in the New Year in Style at the Dunes Manor Dinner Dance. Dance to the Sounds of Rewind Motown 60's, 70's and 80's, Open bar from 8.30pm - 12.30am, elegant station buffet, never ending sweets table 10pm - 11.30pm and a Champagne toast at midnight.
Celebrate the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018 with a free fireworks display at Northside Park. The fireworks, which will begin at midnight, will be accompanied by live entertainment, warm hot chocolate, and the opportunity to ride through the Winterfest of Lights. Come early and experience the Winterfest of Lights first. The hours for this fantastic spectacle will be extended on New Years Eve until midnight.
Atlantic General Hospital's 24th Annual Penguin Swim
Wake up to the New Year with Atlantic General Hospital's 24th Annual Penguin Swim! This Ocean City tradition starts with registration and check in at 11.30am and then a swim in the chilly Atlantic Ocean at 1pm. This event benefits the local, not-for-profit hospital, Atlantic General.
ShoreCraftBeer.com and Seacrets, Jamaica USA bring you the third Shore Craft Beer Festival in Ocean City, MD offering ONLY LOCAL CRAFT BEER, live music and lots of LOVE ON TAP.
Art & Craft Show will include exhibitors displaying unique handcrafted items including wearable art, jewelry, lawn & garden decor, toys, florals, fine art, caricatures, and more.
Easter Kids' Fun Fair includes continuous activities, games, contests, and entertainment, including Beany the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, magic, juggling, puppet shows, and more..
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.