If you plan to visit Ocean City these holidays, there is always plenty to see and enjoy in town. The social calendar is chock full with a variety of events catering to the young and old alike.
With festivals like the Winterfest of Lights, Sunfest, Art, Springfest to the exciting million-dollar White Marlin Open – there are loads of activities and events to enjoy in OCMD. There are plenty of free events as well including live music concerts and free movies.
Since OCMD is popular with tourists and visitors, there is a good selection of hotels in Ocean City Maryland. The more popular ones are the Oceanfront Hotels Ocean City MD that offers picturesque views overlooking the water.
Among the best hotels on the Boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland is the luxurious Grand Hotel and Spa property with first-rate facilities at a very decent price.
Some of the popular events to enjoy this fall in OCMD include:
The Amazing Magic of Shadow Dancing (October 06):
Organised at the prestigious Ocean City Performing Arts Centre by Catapult Entertainment, is the very exciting and innovative Amazing Magic of Shadow Dancing. It is a collaborative venture with the events hosted as unique as the name of the entertainment company. The show is path-breaking and excitingly different making it a great family event to attend in Ocean City.
Endless Summer Cruisin (10-13 October):
Ocean City is the place to head to for annual Endless summer Cruisin event – held at the Powell Convention Centre. There are more than 2,000 trucks of all makes and models that will participate so if you have a passion for souped-up trucks this is the event to attend in town.
O.C.toberfest Beach Maze (October Dates: 19-20 & 26-27):
Organised at North Division Street and Boardwalk, visitors get to enjoy navigating a massive Halloween Beach Maze on two consecutive weekends this October. Perfect for kids of different age groups they will have a blast finding their way through the giant beach maze. Expect to encounter all the usual Halloween characters including ghouls, witches, zombies and plenty more that add to the entertainment. It is free to visit so make the most of the opportunity.
Holiday Shoppers Fair (November 29 – December 01):
Shop for a diverse assortment of items like jewellery, handicrafts, souvenirs, gifts etc. at the Holiday Shoppers Fair in OCMD. Organised at the Powell Convention Centre it will feature over 150 vendors, plenty of children activities, a food court etc.
Winterfest of Lights (November 21 – December 31):
See the city at its sparkling best this festive season and visit the Winterfest of Lights. Northside Park is at its glittering best with hundreds of animated light shows that feature more than a million lights. The Winterfest Village Pavilion is where visitors can enjoy hot chocolate, get clicked with Santa and hop aboard the Special Winterfest Express to enjoy a tour around the area. It is a mile-long trip that passes through an impressive 58 acres of brilliantly decorated sections with a gigantic Christmas tree. The ideal way to spend an evening with the family in town! An award-winning event there is no charge for kids 11 years and younger.