OCMD Hotels Christmas Tree at Winterfest of Lights in Ocean City, Maryland

Join the festive fun at Winterfest of Lights in Ocean City, MD!

We’ve decked out our Christmas tree for a dazzling display in the pavillion. Help us shine by voting for our tree in the decorating contest (here’s the voting page). It’s just $1 per vote, and all proceeds go to support the Ocean City Art League. Your vote makes a difference!

Let’s light up Winterfest together with holiday cheer. Thank you for your support!


Winterfest of Lights

As the holiday season approaches, Ocean City transforms into a winter wonderland filled with festive events for all ages. From the enchanting Winterfest of Lights to the spirited SantaCon, there’s something magical happening nearly every weekend.

Join us as we unwrap the joy of the season, discovering the many merry events that make Ocean City a prime holiday destination. So grab a cup of hot cocoa and let us guide you through the holiday celebrations at the beach this season.

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Nestled along Maryland's Eastern Shore, Assateague Island National Seashore is a pristine haven for nature enthusiasts, beach lovers, and wildlife admirers alike. This barrier island, known for its untouched beauty and unique blend of sandy shores and untamed wilderness, offers a one-of-a-kind experience for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of life. In this blog post, we'll explore the wonders of Assateague Island National Seashore, from its stunning landscapes and ...read more

An open sign

Nothing is worse than when you get a craving, only to find out your favorite spot is closed for the season. Because Ocean City slows down in the fall and winter, many places close or have limited hours during the off-season, and as a result, we see many people wondering whether their favorite spots around town are open. 

Well, look no further than this guide for who’s open, closed–or somewhere in between–during the off season!

Art league

This Friday, November 3rd, from 5pm to 7 pm meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and see the new exhibits by a variety of local and regional artists. FREE. All are welcome. Beverages sponsored by PKS Investments, hors d’oeuvres sponsored by Ocean City Development Corporation. Featuring:

Delaware Watercolor Society
“Eastern Shore Heritage” group show, sponsored by the Beach to Bay Heritage Area. Click here for more info.
Helen Smith & Natalie Falk in Studio E
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November Events in Ocean City

As the leaves are beginning to fall and the air is getting cooler, it can only mean one thing; November is here, and Ocean City surely is embracing the fall time! While the summer crowds are tapering off making way for a quieter off season, our town is just as inviting as ever.
In this blog post, we are going to share all the fantastic November events happening in town that’ll get you in a festive, fall spirit and keep your calendars packed. From the iconic Winterfest of Lights ...read more

Kids trick-or-treating

On Halloween, Ocean City and nearby towns come alive with a bewitching array of events that cater to every member of the family. From spirited parades to haunted houses and a howling good time for the adults, it’s a great time to be in OC. So, let’s dive into the ghoulish fun awaiting you in our corner of the world!

OC Running Festival

Runners, there’s still time to sign up for this Saturday’s running festival! For those already registered, check out the schedule of events as provided by race organizer, Corrigan Sports.

Runners Schedule of Events

Ocean City, Maryland’s Roland E. Powell Convention Center
4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

You must sign-up for this option HERE.

501 ...read more

Sunfest Logo

The much-anticipated SunFest is almost here, and the schedule for music and activities promises a great weekend. Let’s take a closer look at the exciting lineup of daily activities, events, and of course, the music line-up.

lets talk turkey

As Thanksgiving is just over a month away, now is the perfect time to plan your holiday feast. If you are spending the holiday in Ocean City or are local and just want a break from the kitchen and no cleanup, you are in for a treat! From traditional turkey with all the trimmings to your favorite OC seafood classics, our restaurants offer a great spread and tons of options to choose from.

So get ready to discover the perfect spots to indulge on your Thanksgiving favorites and create ...read more

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