Entertainment is the name of the game this week in Ocean City! The warm breezes whirl in a taste of summer, and with it, plenty of fun events for you. Try out something from the list of events below: live music shows, hotel deals, free movies, a lights show, and restaurant week specials. Show love to your town!
Ocean City, Maryland Hotels
Haven’t set aside time to celebrate the spring weather yet? Grand Hotel and Spa in Ocean City offers a spring discount! For May, they offer one night half price with the purchase of two nights. Enjoy the full-service spa, dining, room balconies, and pools that are part of the hotel. Call 410-289-6191 to reserve this special before May comes to a close!
Ocean City, Maryland Entertainment
Welcome warm summer nights full of fruity drinks and dancing with entertainment by Seacrets! Monday, DV Davie lights up the stage at 10 p.m. and New Direction plays at 9 p.m. On Tuesday, May 22, see Nature’s Child and DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m. On Wednesday,enjoy the same entertainment as Tuesday. Thursday, the young pop/rock group, Go Go Gadjet plays at 10 p.m. Also on Thursday, jive along with DJ Tuff at 10 p.m. and DJ Cruz at 9 p.m. Friday, Seacrets bombards you with fun in the form of seven musical groups! Lucky You plays at 10 p.m., Lucky Dub at 9 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m. and 1, Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., and DJ Davie at 10 p.m. Saturday hosts six groups: Joe Bachman & the Crew at 10 p.m., Jon Maurer Band at 6 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 and 11 p.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., Lucky Dub at 1 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., and DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m. The fun continues on Sunday with music by Big Bang Baby at 10 p.m, Full Circle at 5 p.m., DJ Davie at 10 p.m., and DJ Tuff at 9p.m.
De Lazy Lizard not only features happy hour specials from 3 to 6 p.m., but also hosts live entertainment Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. This Thursday, catch Tim and the Animal in the tiki bar at 5 p.m. On Friday, Willow Brook entertains at the tiki bar at 5 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, see Rick and Regina at 5 p.m., also in the ever-famous tiki bar.
Purple Moose Saloon offer live entertainment this week too! See Whitehouse Effect at 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. DJ Joey brings the beat to Purple Moose on Saturday at 2 p.m. Go to www.purplemoosesaloon.com to find out about the menu, music, and more.
Ocean Club, part of Clarion Resort, offers some live music too. May 25-27, see Arizona. Call 410-524-3535 to learn about the band schedule and showtimes.
BJ’s on the Water offers music on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at their location, well, on the water. See 2 Guys & A Mama at 5 p.m. this Wednesday, May 23, Mood Swingers at 9 p.m. this Friday, and Full Circle on Saturday at 9 p.m. Look to www.bjsonthewater.com for more!
Not to be forgotten, M.R. Ducks Restaurant and Bar offers live music through the summer! On Friday, May 25th, see Blake Haley at 5 p.m. Saturday, see Freshly Squeezed at 4 p.m and Tranzfusion at 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Macky’s opens up the fun with specials every night of the week. Monday, it’s big beer night, which includes 24 oz. Keystone Light or Twisted Tea for only $4. Tuesday is Theme Parties night: dress up according to the theme and win prizes! Go to http://www.mackys.com/ocean-city-md-nightlife to learn the theme for this week. Wednesday is Reggae Night with music by Kaleb Brown. Naturally, enjoy a Red Stripe too. Thursday, receive half-priced cocktails for wearing a little black dress. DJ Casper heats up the dance floor at 10 p.m. for all the ladies in their LBDs! Friday is Beach Bash, a night of DJ Casper and fun in the sand. Saturday is Party by the Bay, with DJ Cowboy! Sunday brings a night of trivia with DJ Crazy Car at 7:30 p.m.
Ocean City’s Restaurant Week continues: food lovers rejoice! Don’t concern yourself with the looming bikini season; diet after restaurant week is over! Indulge in seafood and other delightful Shore treats. Go to www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com to see participating eateries.
Spring movies in the park starts this week! Northside Park hosts this free event. Families and beach chairs are welcome. Of course, movies would not be as enjoyable without snacks, so the park supplies a concession stand. The showtime is 8 p.m. and the movie this Friday is The Adventures of Tin Tin. For additional info, call 410-250-0125.
Peruse and purchase at the spring arts and crafts show this Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27. Look over the accessories, jewelry, candles, floral arrangements, wood crafts, nautical items, and chocolate goodies! Saturday, the show is open from 10 am. to 5 p.m. Hours of operation for Sunday are 10 to 4 p.m. Admission is free! The show takes place at the OC Convention Center. Call Janice Cropper for more: 410-213-0735.
Sporting events this week include: a softball tournament at Northside park this Saturday and Sunday, and a basketball tournament Saturday and Sunday also at Northside.
The next three words should hook you: Beach Lights Spectacular. The light show that features lasers and special effects is a token of gratitude from Ocean City to you, its valued customers! See the lights and lasers dance across a five story beach ball in a choreographed show. Enjoy the free show every Sunday at North Division Street from now until September 2. Have a busy schedule? The light show is easy to squeeze in, since it’s only eight minutes long! Take the family and watch in wonder. The show times are as follows: 9:30, 10, and 10:30 p.m. Go to www.specialeventpro.com to learn more.