Beach Tennis - Try It! Workshop
Try your hand at Beach Tennis, learning the rules and getting some cardio in. Bring your friends and family, and enjoy a great time.
With Halloween coming soon, Ocean City is also celebrating the holiday during SunFest with a spooky beach maze.
Beach Tractor Rides
The perfect fall activity awaits. Experience the beach and the ocean a different way with the tractor rides. Rides are $5 per person.
BMX Freestyle Exhibition & Workshop
Enjoy the stunts and tricks of BMX riders, and try your hand as well.
Bike Events at Sunfest
Sunray Bicycle Sprint Race
Get your heart and legs pumping during the Sunray Bicycle Sprint Race. The race has two age groups - 200 meters for ages 15 and over and 50 meters for younger riders. The race takes place between the Pier and Talbot Street. Check and practices start at 8:30am, and official runs start at 10am.
Beachin’ Bikes Show-N-Shine & Swap Meet
Showcase your bicycles or bike related products at Sunfest’s Show-n-Shine or Swap Meet. Show off your coolest bikes or participate in the judging during the show, and sell or trade your products and parts during the Swap Meet. Show judging starts at 2:30pm and awards will be presented at 5:30pm.
Pet Events at Sunfest
Casual Pet Competitions
No training required – only fun! Competitions include “Most Tail Wags in 60 Seconds,” “Ball Catch,” “Consecutive Treat Toss,” and more.
11:30am - 12:30pm: Thursday
5:30pm - 6:30pm: Friday
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Sunday
Dock Dogs National Point Competition
Make a splash and watch Dock Dog athletes get major air time during the Dock Dogs competition featuring events like Big Air Wave, Extreme Vertical, and Speed Retrieve.
11:00am - 5:30pm: Thursday
11:00am - 5:30pm: Friday & Saturday
11:00am - 5:00pm: Sunday
Learn more about being a pet owner from experts from pet care tips to training insights.
3:30pm: Friday at Caroline Stage - Tally Jackson of K9 Legend
11:00am: Saturday at Caroline Stage - Abby Morells of Shore Dog Training
10:30am: Sunday at Caroline Stage - Tally Jackson & Abby Morells
Check out the training and techniques of dogs at the top of their field.
2:30pm - 3:00pm: Thursday
11:30am - 12:00pm: Friday
2:00pm - 2:30pm: Sunday
Weave Poles & Agility Course
Test out your furry friends’ abilities and agility.
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Friday
11:30am - 12:30pm: Saturday
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Sunday
Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade & Pageant
Another great halloween event during SunFest! Dress your furry friend up and bring them down to the boardwalk for a fun parade and pageant.
1pm - 3pm: Saturday
Great Pumpkin Race
Grab a pumpkin and wheels for a downhill race. Whether you prioritize decor or speed, it’s sure to be a good time for participants and spectators.
Registration: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Races Begin: 1:00pm
OC Jeep Club Drive In Disguise & Trunk or Treat
Dress your Jeep for a scare, and then drive down the beach! After the Drive In, enjoy a Trunk or Treat.
Drive in Disguise: 3:00pm
Trunk or Treat: 3:45pm
Saturday Evening Beach Bonfire & Fireworks
After sunset, enjoy a cozy bonfire, live music, and amazing fireworks.
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Fireworks start at 7:00pm
2023 Sunfest Music Lineup
Thursday October 19th
The Uptown Band - 10:00am
Bob Lougheed & The Memphis Mafia - 1:00pm
Making Waves - 4:00pm
Chris Sacks Band - 11:30am
Forever TINA The World’s #1 Salute to Tina Turner - 2:30pm
Live Wire - The Ultimate AC/DC Experience - 5:30pm
Friday October 20th
Beatlemania Again - 10:00am
Randy Lee Ashcraft & the Salt Water Cowboys - 1:00pm
NOMaD - 4:00pm
Signal Fire - 11:30am
Romeodelight - 2:30pm
Balllyhoo! - 5:30pm
Saturday October 21st
The McCartney Experience - 11:30am
Guy in Thin Ties - 2:30pm
Monkee Paw - 4:30pm
Rick K. Road Trip - 10:00am
Spin Doctors - 1:00pm
Not Reely Dan “Steely Dan Tribute Band” - 3:30pm
TreeHouse - 5:30pm
Sunday October 22nd
Island Fusion - 10:00am
8 Ohms Band - 12:30pm
Callum and the Storm - 3:00pm
Dry Reef - 11pm
Girlfriend in a Coma - 2:00pm
The Reagan Years - 4:00pm
SunFest promises a great weekend filled with activities, live music, and more that’s sure to keep crowds entertained. From beach tennis to BMX exhibitions, pet competitions to thrilling K-9 demonstrations, even Halloween-themed events like the Great Pumpkin Race, and of course all the art and artisanal products vendors are selling, there’s something for everyone. With great performances and activites lined up all weekend, SunFest 2023 is going to be an event you don’t want to miss. Join the fun and make lasting memories at SunFest this year!