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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 recent high 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 OCtoberfest 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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The Enslaved at Rackliffe House and Worcester County, MD: A Local Story,
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The Enslaved at Rackliffe House and Worcester County, MD: A Local Story,

An exhibition entitled The Enslaved at Rackliffe House and Worcester County, MD: A Local Story, opens to the public at Rackliffe House near Assateague Island National Seashore on May 21 st . The exhibition covers such topics as The Middle Passage, Growth of the Slave Economy, Resistance to Slavery in Worcester County, Methodism and African-American Life, and the US Colored Troops. It includes...

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Spring Family Movie Night in the Park
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Spring Family Movie Night in the Park

Come join us for a FREE night of family fun! Ocean City Recreation & Parks will show a family appropriate movie at Northside Park on the giant projection screen. (The movie will begin shortly after sunset) For more information call 410-250-0125

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Play It Safe
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Play It Safe

Play It Safe is a town-wide program for 2019 high school graduates, featuring karaoke, volleyball, dodgeball, kayaking, mini golf, paddleboarding and more. Those who attend a "Play It Safe" event will receive a wristband to ride the bus all week for $5. All events are free. Visit the website for all the details.

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Baltimore Ravens Roosts Parade
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Baltimore Ravens Roosts Parade

The annual Baltimore Ravens Roost parade showcases over 50 member roosts from MD, DE & PA, as they show pride for the Baltimore Ravens. The Parade is on Baltimore Avenue, between 19th and 26th Streets. Players, cheerleaders, mascots, bands, floats & more will appear in this 2-hour parade.

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Walk MS
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Walk MS

Walk MS is the place to connect with others affected by MS and to learn more about the services and support offered by the National MS Society. Walk MS routes are fully accessible, with distance options of 1 & 3 miles. Throughout the day, you'll receive support from our dedicated volunteers to ensure your day goes smoothly.

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