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“Summer of Thanks” New to OC!!!

The Summer of Thanks campaign is new to OC this year with a number of free events for everyone to enjoy. The Summer of Thanks campaign will be running all summer.  This year there are 70+ free events for this years campaign. These events include family favorites such as Beach Lights Spectacular, Movies on the Beach, Beach Fireworks, Arts on the Dock and everyone’s favorite, the Family Fun Olympics.OC.com
Beach Lights Spectacular
Need something to do on a Sunday? Look no further; From May 27th until September 2nd, 2012, Summer of Thanks will be presenting the Beach Lights Spectacular. This new event will be sure to light up Ocean Ci
ty every Sunday night. The amazing show will be featuring lasers, lights, as well as special effects that will be displayed on an amazing 5-story beach ball. The event will be free for the entire family, and each show will run for about 8 minutes. The shows will begin at 9:30pm, 10pm, and 10:30pm every Sunday night until September 2nd, 2012.
Movies on the Beach
This week kicks off yet another free event hosted by the town of Ocean City in their “Summer of Thanks” campaign. Monday, June 25th, 2012 Movies on the Beach will begin! This event will take place on 27th street every Monday and Friday from June 25th until August 10th, 2012.  The movies will begin at 8:30pm and will run until about 10:30pm. This event will allow people of all ages to come out and watch family friendly movies while relaxing on the beach. The movies will be played using a 16ft projector, which will allow everyone to see the movie from a good distance. So come on out, grab a lawn chair a blanket and some pillows, and come enjoy a movie with the family with the sand between your toes!
The movies to be played are as follows:
June 25th: Gidget
June 29th: Dolphin Tale
July 2nd: Puss in Boots
July 6th: HOP
July 9th: Yogi Bear
July 13th: Kung Fu Panda 2
July 16th: Happy Feet 2
July 20th: UP
July 23rd: Cars 2
July 27th: Tangled
July 30th: The Smurfs
Aug 3rd: Winnie the Pooh
Aug 6th: Princess and the Frog
Aug 10th- The Muppets
Beach Fireworks
Every Tuesday night from May 29th until August 28th, 2012 come out and enjoy an amazing Firework show on the beach. There will also be music that will be choreographed with the Fireworks to give an exhilarating experience for everyone to enjoy. The event will be held at the beach on North Division Street, each show is free and will begin at 10pm every Tuesday. Get the family together and come enjoy a family favorite!
Arts on the Dock
Are you a big fan of art? If so, bring the family out to the Ocean City Fishing Center Marina, located at Rt 50 and Inlet Isle Lane. Every Thursday evening, from June 14th to August 23rd from 4pm to 7pm, local artist will be showcasing their work for all to see.
Family Fun Olympics
Does your family like the beach? Are you competitive? Or maybe you’re just looking for fun. Either way this event is perfect for any family looking for a good time. The Family Fun Olympics will take place on the 27th street beach every Tuesday evening. The event will have contests for people of all ages including, tug-of-war, sandcastle contests, relays and a whole lot more. Every activity is free for everyone no matter what the age. The even will begin at 6:30pm and will run until about 8:30pm and will be held at the 27th street beach.
The “Summer of Thanks” campaign offers a number of free events this year, totaling to over 70 events. For more information please visit the “Summer of Thanks” page.

This summer is the summer to visit Ocean City, MD! With all the free events offered through the Summer of Thanks campaign, your family will be sure to have a great time. Be sure to book a hotel using our easy to use reservation system, in which you will also be able to get free coupons to some of the best restaurants and stores that OC has to offer. With the combination of free events, discounted room rates and free coupons is sure to allow any visitor a great vacation at the fraction of the cost.



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