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Save Money on Your August Vacations in Ocean City, Maryland


Do you love summer at the beach:  the long days, the golden light shimmering off the water as the sun rises, the dolphins playing just outside the surfline, the smell of Thrashers french fries and the shrieks of joy as children enjoy the rides on the award-winning Boardwalk?  There is still time to enjoy all of this before the kids go back to school — or you do.  Ocean City is beckoning and you can find great rates as we enter August.  Go to https://www.oceancity.com/discounts.php AND  keep reading…


OceanCity.com is the best site for all your needs, particularly if you want to save money.  We have new low rates for many hotels in town as well as a new program where you get Exclusive Low Rates from some of your favorite hotels.  Mid-week is a perfect time to go if you really want to save money.  The Safari Motel has a deal for tonight where you can save $40 off their regular rate and $20 off their mid-week rates through the end of the month.

Exclusive Low Rates:

    • Safari Motel at 13th Street and the Boardwalk — with a great rooftop deck overlooking the boardwalk and the ocean.

Mid-Week Special  (Exclusive to OceanCity.com):  $40 off August 1 – 4; $20 off Sunday through Thursday through September 1.

    • Cayman Suites at 125th Street Oceanside — a family run, all-suite hotel just ½ block to the beach with an indoor swimming pool.

$10 Off Special  (Exclusive to OceanCity.com):  $10 off per room per night through October

   Special Low Rates:

    • Flamingo Motel at 31st Street, ocean-block– a family run and family favorite motel just north of the Boardwalk with indoor and outdoor sw
      imming pools.

8/21-9/1 Hotel Week Special – 20% off per night with a minimum stay of 4 nights  

    • Royalton Hotel on the Boardwalk at 11th Street — if you are nostalgic for the old Ocean City, the Royalton is your best bet.  One of the most historic hotels in Ocean City, it still has the look and feel of the way a vacation used to be; right on the Boardwalk overlooking the ocean.

Sunday thru Thursday until 8/10 $89 rate   

8/7 – 8/11 Weekday Special $5 off per night.


When you book online, OceanCity.com has FREE coupons that allow you to save even more on your vacation. Do you want to get a $10 Gift Certificate to the Shark on the Harbor, one of Ocean City’s finest seafood restaurants with a fabulous waterfront location and views of Ocean City’s working harbor and Assateague Island?  Perhaps you are the adventuresome sort and would like to try jet-skiing or para-sailing before you dine on the exquisite seafood Ocean City restaurants have to offer.  You can save $15-$20 on all these activities and more with no limit on the number of coupons you choose.  They will be delivered to your email inbox 2 days prior to your stay in Ocean City.  What are you waiting for?  Click here for a  list of the free coupons you can choose if you book online.

The Town of Ocean City provides many free events to help you enjoy your stay here at the beach without spending a lot of money.  

Movies on the Beach start at 8:30 p.m. every Monday and Friday, at 27th Street. Movies start at around 8:30 p.m. and run to around 10:30 p.m., weather permitting.
8/5:  Secretariat
8/8:  Princess and the Frog
8/12:  Toy Story 3
Additional Free Movies on the Beach will be shown at the Princess Royale at 91st Street on Thursday nights and at the Carousel Hotel at 118th Street on Wednesday nights.  Again, the movies start at 8:30.:

Free Concerts on the Beach feature music for the whole family, Wednesday evenings from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Division Street beach. Bring your beach chairs and/or blankets, and enjoy beautiful music in a beautiful setting
8/10:  Mama Jama “Reggae”  A favorite Annapolis Steel Drum band comes to play on the beach.
8/17:  Key West Band, A “Jimmy Buffet Tribute”
8/24:  Randy Lee Ashcraft and the Saltwater Cowboys play “Beach Country”

Radio Disney AM640 Summer Concerts
Free family concerts from Radio Disney Stars.  On the beach at North Division St. from 6 pm – 8 pm.

8/14: Tiffany Thornton, star of the Disney Channel’s “So Random”.  There will be a Q&A session after the concert.

8/21:  The Ready Set: This is the summer concert finale.  There will be a one hour public meet and greet following the performance.  

The Family Beach Olympics are held Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the 27th Street beach, August 9, 2011. Events include sand castle contests, tug of war, relay games and more. (Children must be accompanied by parents or guardians.)

Sundaes in the Park. This popular event combines a free concert with ice cream for a small fee at Northside Park, 127th Street (bayside) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. While parents enjoy the music, children will enjoy special entertainment just for them. July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011.

Morning shows and demonstrations are held Monday through Saturday at 10:30 a.m., at the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum (south end of the boardwalk). See feedings at the museum’s aquarium, learn about sharks, beach safety and knot-tying, to name a few.

Sunset Park Party Nights are held Thursday nights in August. Watch the sun set over the Isle of Wight Bay from the perfect location in Ocean City! Sunset Park is located along South Philadelphia Avenue on the Bay. Event begins at 7 p.m. and runs to approx. 9:00 p.m. Admission to the park is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. Event held August 4, 11, 18 and 25. – It is recommended that attendees bring their own seating.


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    Can we have a FB link to blog posts?


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