Easter brings more than pastel colors and sweet treats to Ocean City this week. Hotels, restaurants, and the convention center hold specials and events to keep the whole family entertained!
Ocean City, MD Hotels
This weekend brings a deal that combines luxury, celebrating, and comfort. At The Grand Hotel & Spa, enjoy their Easter Package, which includes two nights, Easter brunch for two, an Easter basket loaded with treats, and marvelous ocean views. There are three room types from which you can choose. The first is signature ocean view, which includes upgraded amenities and costs $279. Next, the direct oceanfront room that faces East, costs $259. Or, choose the premiere view, which is still oceanfront but faces Northeast or Northwest. This room type costs $239. While at the hotel, dine at one of the resort’s delicious eateries. For a classy breakfast, try the Grand Terrace. For a quick snack in between shopping and relaxing, head to Shipwreck Lounge. At lunch, opt for gooey cheese pizza from Mama Mia’s Pizzeria. Though dining and relaxing in comfort and style can be rather time-consuming, don’t forget to savor the ocean views! Go to www.grandhoteloceancity.com to reserve your room.
Princess Royale also jumps on board with Easter specials. Special weekend package rates apply but there are so many extras included! The Easter Bunny will be there for photos with kids. Parents, too, can enjoy the weekend with
Easter brunch set up in the Palmetto Ballroom. Brunch includes a salad bar, fresh fruit, cheese, omelets, and in the spirit of Easter, there are desserts at brunch too! Look to www.princessroyale.com for reservations and additional information.
Ocean City, MD Entertainment
Seacrets celebrates another week closer to summer with music. First up, Johnny Drama plays from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday. Johnny and his group give listeners anything from pop, to dance, to rock. Also on Friday, Lunasea Party takes place. Dance and sing under black lights and great tunes. Saturday, Big Bang Baby doles out high energy rock at 10 p.m. Also on Saturday, check out Jon Maurer Band, a funk and blues-based band. Go to www.seacrets.com to learn more.
Fager’s Island has six musical groups to keep you entertained this week. Bryan Clark combines classy lyrics with his accomplished voice from 5 to 8 p.m. on stage. Friday, April 6, see Trip Wire rock on stage at 10 p.m. DJ Hook is also at Fager’s at 9 p.m. on Friday. Saturday, check out three musical groups: Hot Tub Limo at 10 p.m., DJ Rob Cee at 6 p.m., and DJ Groove at 9 p.m. Hot Tub Limo brings rock to the stage, and the two djs encourage you to dance away your worries. Go to www.nightlife.fagers.com for additional information.
Ocean City, MD Family Fun
The convention center hosts two festive, family-friendly events this week. On Friday or Saturday, attend the Easter Art & Craft Fair, where there will be exhibits of unique handcrafted items. Peruse over the art, jewelry, land & garden decor, caricatures, floral arrangement, and more. These two days, the fair is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. As part of the fair, there are fun Easter activities planned for kids. Kids hyped up on sugar can participate in activities like the egg hunt and hang out with Beany the Easter Bunny. Call 410-213-8090 or visit www.oceanpromotions.info for additional info.
Ocean City, MD Restaurants
The Bonfire, known for their crab legs, prime rib, fresh fish, and raw bar, is open for Easter Sunday lunch and dinner from 1 to 8 p.m. Go to www.thebonfirerestaurant.com for menus and contact information.