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Regardless of when your next Ocean City vacation is, there is a can’t miss event on the calendar. From free weekly events hosted by the town, to major festivals and celebrations, all you need to know about events in Ocean City is on this page. Ocean City prides itself on attracting the top festivals and live acts throughout the summer to compliment its already diverse weekly event schedule, so make sure to plan your trip accordingly.

Cruisin Ocean CityTo help you make the most of your vacation, Ocean City hosts numerous free, family friendly events each and every week during the summer. Check out movies and concerts on the beach, light shows on the boardwalk, family beach olympics, free fireworks displays, Sundaes in the Park and the wide array of other FREE weekly events hosted by the Town of Ocean City, which run from mid-June-August.

Event season kicks off each year with Ocean City’s annual Springfest, which celebrates the arrival of another summer season, then escalates  quickly in May and June with the Cruisin’ OC car show, Senior Week, which celebrates our recenthigh school graduates with month of activities hosted by Play it Safe, and the widely popular OC Air Show, which brings the top military and civilian flight teams to the beach.

img_6478-4b6a1131da8594075fb2eec22bf8705931945b6b-1July is headlined by Ocean City’s iconic July 4th celebrations which include free fireworks and concerts at the north and south ends of town.

August in Ocean City brings the return of the multi-million dollar White Marlin Open, which attracts anglers from across the globe and is the largest billfishing tournament in the world.

As summer winds down, festival season picks up in Ocean City, as Sunfest, Bike Week, the Endless Summer Cruisin’ Car Show and OC-toberfest give plenty of reason for a fall trip to the beach. And when winter finally arrives, Ocean City celebrates with the award-winning Winterfest of Lights extravaganza.

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Wine on the Beach
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Wine on the Beach

The 23rd Annual "Wine Festival on the Beach" will feature wineries from Maryland. Micro-Brewed Beers, Delmarva Cuisine, Quality Arts and Crafts, and Local & Regional Live Music will be focal points of this year's event. General Admission is $35.00 at the Gate with valid photo ID required. Children ages 13-20 are $15. Children 12 and under are free. Anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied...

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H2Oi
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H2Oi

H2Oi stands for water-cooled import vehicles, and the 2-day Whaleyville event has a focus on modified Volkswagens and Audis. Show car aficionados travel from all over the East Coast to meet like-minded vehicle enthusiasts and to view all the unique and modified cars on display.

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OC Coin & Currency Show
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OC Coin & Currency Show

Free admission and free appraisals to see over 30 dealers selling rare currency and coins! The show features U.S. and World coins and currency.

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ESA Summer Surf Series
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ESA Summer Surf Series

This event is a self-sustaining long-running series of surfing competitions for amateur athletes. Events provide amateur athletes with an avenue to international and Olympic competition. 7:30am to 5pm. For more information, contact Jeff Phillips at 410-430-9149.

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Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra
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Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

See the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra perform "Of Tragedy, Love and Victory" at the Convention Center. Tickets $38 and $33.

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