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Things to do in Ocean City, Maryland July 30-August 5

If you are in Ocean City this week, you may notice a couple of changes as you drive down Coastal Highway. The speed limit, normally 40 mph through North Ocean City, has been reduced to 30 mph, and Downtown, the speed limit has also been reduced. This is due to the expected, unauthorized H2Oi Pop-Up Rally.  It is reasonable to expect heavier than usual traffic, noise and strict enforcement of vehicle laws during the week and weekend.

Things to do in Ocean City, Maryland July 30-August 5; Beach Ocean City, Maryland brings you the best of beach events, car shows, free movies, free family fun, and tons of live entertainment at bars, nightclubs, and parks. We dare you to just attend one OC event displayed below.

Ocean City, Maryland Entertainment

Macky’s inspires Ocean City residents and visitors to be creative this Tuesday with the themed party “Anything but Clothes.” Pull the college Halloween party favorite–a sheet made into a toga. Or, make your own outfit! Be appropriate but have fun with the challenge. The party starts at night, but get there during happy hour and enjoy the specials. Go to www.mackys.com to learn more.

Fager’s entertains fully-clothed this week, but expects just as much fun. Dj Batman steps to the deck stage at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, followed by Rob Cee at 9:30 p.m. and Scotts New Band at 10 p.m. Tuesday, the one and only DJ Hook spins at sunset. Wednesday, Shaun Hopper treats the crowd to sweet guitar chords at 8 p.m., and then DJ Rob Cee excites the crowd at 10 p.m. Thursday, Rob Fahey performs at 5 p.m., DJ Groove jams at 9 p.m., and then Parrotbeach plays at 9:30 p.m. Friday, see Kevin Poole at 5 p.m., DJ Hook at 9 p.m. and The Loop at 10 p.m. Saturday, listen to Opposite Directions at 5 p.m., DJ Groove at 9 p.m., and The Loop at 10 p.m. Sunday, Fager’s hosts Joe Mama & Johnny Mojo at 5 p.m. and Beatlemania Again at 9:30 p.m. Go to http://www.fagers.com/night-life/2012-08-05#gototalent to learn about the genre of music each performer will play.

De Lazy Lizard knows the formula for fun includes good drinks, food, people, and live music. Hence, they offer music in their tiki bar every night! Monday, see Chris Button Duo at 5 p.m. Tuesday, The Solution performs at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Randy Lee Ashcraft performs at 5 p.m. then DJ Jeremy takes the mic at 10 p.m. Thursday, Paul Lewis plays at 2 p.m., followed by Tim & The Animal at 7 p.m. Friday, see Patty Hook at 2 p.m. and Corey Jenkins at 7 p.m. Ziggy Isaacs plays at 2 p.m. on Saturday, and then Corey Jenkins plays again at 7 p.m. Sunday, see Ken Heeter at 2 p.m. and Corey Jenkins at 7 p.m. To inquire further, head to http://oclazylizard.com/events.html.

M.R. Ducks heats up summer even more with DJ Batman on August 1 at 6 p.m. Head to http://www.mrducksbar.com/ocean-city-entertainment to learn more about M.R. Ducks entertainment and menus.

Ginger performs on Saturday, July 30, at 9 p.m. at BJ’s on the Water. Discover coupons and happy hour specials here: http://bjsonthewater.com/livemusic.cfm.

Seacrets entertains with bright lights, DJs, and a packed house. This Monday, see Full Circle at 5 pm., Rising Sun at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., DJ Davie at 10 p.m., DJ Tuff at 9 p.m., and G Love Acoustic Show at 9 p.m. Tuesday, watch DJ Cruz at 9 p.m. Opposite Directions at 5 p.m., Big Bang Baby at 10 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., and New Direction at 9 p.m. Wednesday, dance to Table Ten at 5 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., New Direction at 9 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m. and The Dirty Heads at 9 p.m. Thursday, see Johnny Drama at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 pm., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., Table Ten at 5 p.m., and DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m. Thursday is also the Lunasea Party complete with black lights and more drinks for a cheaper price. Friday, the entertainment is Tripp Fabulous at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m. and 11 a.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., DJ Davie at 10 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., and DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m. Saturday, jam wit
h Star 69 at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 p.m., DJ Cruz at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., Captain Jack at 6 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., and DJ Tuff at 10 p.m. On Sunday, see Gypsy Wisdom at 10 p.m., Daddy Roots at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., DJ Tuff at 9 p.m., and DJ Davie at 10 p.m. If you need more information, head to

Hosting music outside reaps many benefits, as those who attend Lighthouse Sound Golf Club’s free music concerts know. Bring your own seating and enjoy music by The Electric Company this Thursday on the green. Call 410-352-5250 to find out more.

The OC Convention Center presents “Jesus at the Beach” this Monday through Wednesday. The convention center opens its doors at 7 p.m. to Christian praise music for all. Call
410-289-1296 to learn more.

Finally, there’s a place where it’s appropriate to rev up the engine! The OC Cruzers Car Show teams up with musical groups this Sunday to bring your automotive entertainment. Blake Haley enhances the experience with live acoustic rock music from 2:30 to 6 p.m. The location is between the boardwalk and Baltimore Avenue. Call 410-289-7739 if you’d like to know more.

Things to do in Ocean City, MD July 30-August 5; Berlin Peach FestivalOcean City, Maryland Families

While Ocean City certainly entertains the adult crowd with bars and nightclubs, the city is very family-oriented. There are free events on the beach for families, plenty of activities for kids, and kid-friendly movies that screen on the beach. The beach fireworks at 10 p.m. on Tuesdays at North Division Street beach are also perfect for kids. The laser show on Sundays at 9:30 at the same beach works for families too. Or, take the kids to the kiddie olympics on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. for some friendly competition at the 27th Street beach. Head to http://www.ococean.com/ for questions about the following three events.

Music appropriate for kids doesn’t have to consist of baby noises or overly enthusiastic lyrics. Sunset Park offers music that’s pleasurable for both parents and children. The free music this Thursday is from Semiblind. The rock group performs at 7 p.m. and ends around 9 p.m. Parents should bring seating for their family. Aside from the fun on Thursday, Sunset Park hosts a kid’s day on Sunday. There will be games, educational activities and plenty other things to keep kids occupied. Bring the troop this Sunday for kiddie fun from noon to 4 p.m.

Movies on the beach are ideal for families, not only because they are free, but because parents can rely on an outside source for entertainment. At Carousel Hotel’s beach this Wednesday, watch Soul Surfer 8:30 p.m. At Princess Royale’s beach this Thursday, enjoy The Muppets together at the same time. The beach at 27th Street offers free movies on Monday and Friday. This Monday, bring the family to see The Smurfs; Friday, see Winnie the Pooh. These movies also begin at 8:30 p.m.

“Sundaes in the Park” is suited for families too. Kids can assemble ice cream sundaes and then watch live mus
ic by Jesse Garron’s “Tribute to Elvis” with their parents. There is also children’s interactive entertainment scheduled. These family events happen every Sunday around 7 p.m.

Berlin, Maryland is just outside Ocean City, but entices visitors with events like the one this Saturday. The beautiful town hosts their fourth annual Peach Festival this weekend from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pie eating contests, bake sales, and more are on the schedule of activities. There is an admission fee. Call 410-641-1019. It’s perfect for the family!

Learn with the family at the Life-Saving Station Museum’s family programs. The museum on the south end of the boardwalk teaches on different topics Monday through Sunday at 10 a.m. for free. Call 410-289-4991 to learn more.

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