FESTIVALS, FOOD AND FUN!
Ocean City, Maryland has been a favorite destination for millions for a multitude of reasons. Our clean, free beach, our top rated boardwalk, vast array of accommodations & restaurants and fun things to do, draw visitors from all over year round. Did you know we don’t roll up the sidewalks after summer? Nope! The ocean is warmest in September and early October and we’ve created fun filled events that will keep you coming back year after year as so many do.
A few of our very favorites are:
Brews at the Beach: 8th annual, September 10th. This year, the festival will feature over 30 locally made craft beers from over 12 breweries. There will be live music by Stephen Heller, an Indie artist from across the bridge who has played all over the United States. Food will be available for sale. The first 750 in the door will get commemorative glasses. Kick off the Octoberfest season with world class local beer and world class views of Assawoman Bay and Ocean City. Waterfront beer drinking and live music, what better way to celebrate Fall on the Shore?
OC Bikefest: September 14th – 17th. 4 day motorcycle rally. Events include bike show, stunt shows, Nascar simulator, vendors & major concerts featuring Molly Hatchet, Kix, Lynyrd Skynyrd and so much more! Various locations in town and nearby.
Sunfest: September 21st – 24th . Festival activities are held in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk. The weather is beautiful and there’s plenty to do at Ocean City, MD’s biggest and best festival. Enjoy four fun-filled days of arts and crafts, delicious food, hayrides, kids activities and musical entertainment. Plus, Sunfest hosts big musical headliners every year! Headliners include jazz group Big Bad Voodoo Daddy performing on Thursday, country music star Clint Black on Friday, and Grammy winner Christoper Cross on Saturday night. Get your tickets today! . Best of all, admission to Sunfest is free! Sunfest hours are: Thursday thru Saturday: 10am – 10pm, Sunday: 10am – 6pm.
Wine Fest: September 29th & 30th. 23rd annual Wine Fest at the beach featuring wineries from Maryland. Micro-Brewed Beers, Delmarva Cuisine, Quality Arts and Crafts, and Local & Regional Live Music will be focal points of this year’s event. Friday, September 29, 2017 – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Endless Summer Cruisin’: October 5th – 8th. Inlet Parking Lot & Convention Center. A four day automotive event with wild customs, to cool classics, trick trucks and more. Participants can be seen cruisin the streets as well as participating in car shows at the Inlet, Convention Center and various satellite shows throughout the city. One of the highlights of Endless Summer Cruisin is the boardwalk parades, Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings. Exciting to see the cars cruise down the historic OC boardwalk. What a setting!
Free State Corvette Weekend: October 13th – 15th. The inlet parking lot is the location for the Fun Shows and Rally starting point. Boardwalk Parade of Corvettes.