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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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Beach Dance Party
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Beach Dance Party

Come to the beach and dance the night away every Tuesday evening in July and August! It's free, open to all ages, and some nights have decade-specific themes, hosted by DJ Batman.

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100 Nights of Lights
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100 Nights of Lights

New this summer is Ocean City's 100 Nights of Lights beginning Memorial Day weekend and running nightly through Labor Day from 9pm to 11pm. Searchlights which change color will accent the sky and surrounding areas, creating a dance of light by moving and swaying to music played through Boardwalk speakers.

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OC Cruzers Car Display
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OC Cruzers Car Display

Approximately 15 Cruzers will be displayed along Somerset Street Plaza, and owners will be present to educate visitors about their cars. This event features live music or a DJ and happens on select Sundays June through September.

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Sunset Park Party Nights
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Sunset Park Party Nights

Free concert at summer long at Sunset Park on S Division Street and the Bay. the music as the sun sets over the Isle of Wight Bay from the perfect location in Ocean City! Concerts begins at 7:00 p.m. until approximately 9:00 p.m. Admission to the park is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. It is recommended that attendees bring their own seating.

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Greek Festival
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Greek Festival

Delmarva's Largest Greek Festival will offer all things Greek - from lunch and dinner, to shopping and dancing! Tthe Roland E. Powell Convention Center will be transformed into a place for "All things Greek", feeding and entertaining thousands of Delmarva tourists and local families alike. Real Greek Coffee and a huge selection of Greek cookies and Baklava pastries will be available, as well as...

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