Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events in and around Ocean City

Calendar: All dates and times are subject to change; please call ahead or go online before attending.


June 15–16: Ocean City Air Show
The popular air show returns and spectators can watch the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and other incredible aircrafts. Free. Over the beach and boardwalk. 321-395-3110.

Sept. 19–22: Sunfest
Sunfest is Ocean City’s largest festival with two stages of entertainment, arts and crafts, food of all kind, plus hayrides and inflatables for the kids. 10 a.m. Inlet parking lot. 800-626-2326.

Oct. 27: Halloween Spook-Out Party
Get your Halloween costume and get ready for carnival games, arts and crafts, hayrides, snacks and much more. 1–3 p.m. Northside Park Complex. 410-250-0125.

Nov. 21–Dec. 31: Winterfest of Lights
More than one million holiday lights sparkle throughout your favorite beach resort with animated light displays, holiday refreshments, a holiday gift shop and tours on the Winterfest Express. 5:30 p.m. Northside Park. 800-626-2326.


May 11, June 15, July 13, Aug. 17, Sept. 28, Oct. 12: ESA Summer Surf Series
This event is a self-sustaining long-running series of surfing competitions for amateur athletes. 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. 410-430-9149.

May 29–June 14: Play It Safe
High school graduates of the Class of 2019 are invited to participate in fun, free activities. Various locations in and around Ocean City. 410-632-1100.

June 5–Aug. 28: Movies on the Beach
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays features free movies on the beach for the entire family. 8:30 p.m. 27th Street beach and 118th Street beach. 410-250-0125.

June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6: First Friday Opening Reception
The first Friday of every month, meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. 5–7 p.m. Ocean City Center for the Arts. 410-524-9433.

June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8: Berlin Concerts on the Lawn
The second Sunday of each month, enjoy amazing music in this outdoor concert series. 6–7:30 p.m. The Calvin B. Taylor Museum, Berlin. 410-973-2051.

June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13: 2nd Friday Art Stroll
The second Friday of each month, take part in Berlin’s thriving arts scene. 5–8 p.m. Downtown Berlin. 410-973-2051.

June 15, June 29, July 13, July 27, Aug. 10, Aug. 24: Berlin Outdoor Movie Night
Every other Saturday, enjoy family movie nights. 8:30–10 p.m. Downtown Berlin. 410-973-2051.

June 16–Sept. 1: Sundaes in the Park
Sundays, enjoy your own ice cream sundae creation as you listen to your musical favorites and watch the sunset over the beautiful Assawoman Bay, ending with a firework display at 9 p.m. Free. 7–9 p.m. Northside Park. 410-289-2800.

June 25–Aug. 13: Family Beach Olympics
Each Tuesday evening features a variety of free contests for all ages, including sand castle contests, tug-of-war, relays and more. 6:30–8:30 p.m. 27th Street. 800-626-2326.

July 1–Aug. 24: OC Museum Summer Programs
Monday–Saturday will feature a different subject, filled with fun facts for the entire family. 10 a.m. (excluding July 4). 410-289-4991.

July 2–Aug. 27: OC Beach Dance Party
Tuesday nights have never been more entertaining, with live entertainment, dancing on the sand and refreshments. Free. 7–9 p.m. Caroline Street stage. 800-626-2326.

July 11–Aug. 29: Sunset Park Party Nights
Every Thursday, bring your own chair to this free concert event, with beer and other beverages sold by the OC Recreation Boosters. 7–9 p.m. Sunset Park. 410-289-7739.

Aug. 29–Sept. 22: 8th Annual Free Outdoor Shakespeare
Outdoor Shakespeare returns with Brown Box’s most ambitious production yet, Measure for Measure. Free. 443-808-1215.