Festivals & Events

Ocean City has several festivals each year, including Springfest, Maryland International Kite Festival, Delmarva Bike Week, Sunfest, and Winefest.

Kite Fest - Come out and see spectacular kites during the 24th Annual Maryland International Kite Expo. The Kite Expo will be held from April 27 - 29, 2018, between 4th and 5th streets on the Boardwalk.

Springfest - Enjoy four fun-filled days from May 3 - 6, 2018, fabulous entertainment, a wonderful assortment of food favorites, an exciting array of arts & crafts, and lots of family fun! Springfest is located at the Inlet parking lot. Headline acts are Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show on Thursday night, Trace Adkins on Friday night (sold out) and Bret Michaels on Saturday night. Tickets available from Ticketmaster. We require a 3 night minimum stay for this event.

13th Annual Crab Soup Cook Off - On May 12, 2018, enjoy an afternoon of fun and activities, including a competitive crab soup cook off contest, live music, several community exhibits, face painting and clowns for the children. There is a small fee to sample soups and vote for your favorite. Saturday, Noon-3 p.m. Somerset Street Plaza

Cruisin' Ocean City - From May 17 - 20, 2018, you'll find over 3,000 cool Hot Rods lined up at the Inlet Parking Lot along with the Roland E. Powell Convention Center plus satellite shows scattered about town. Watch the hot rods, customs, muscle cars and classics in the Boardwalk parades, various Car Shows and Cruisin' about town. We require a 3 night minimum stay for this event and it sells out early.

OC Air Show - June 16 - 17, 2018, the OC Air Show will once again soar through the skies over Ocean City! There will be a dazzling line up of military aircraft demonstrations, civilian aerobatic performers and close formation flying teams. The USAF Thunderbirds will be this year's headliner act (Blue Angels will be back in 2019). Park Place Hotel is a great location to view the show! We require a 3 night minimum stay for this event.

Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks - Free Concert on the Beach at 8pm followed by spectacular fireworks exploding at 9:30pm. North Division Street and the Beach. Call 800-626-2326 for more information.

OC BikeFest - taking place at the inlet September 13 - 16, 2018, it is a gated event with concerts, stunt shows, custom bike builders, and motorcycle vendors. In addition to the Inlet, other activities will be at the Convention Center and Jolly Roger Amusement Park. We require a 3 night minimum stay for this event.

Sunfest - four fun-filled days of live entertainment on two stages, great food and arts & crafts from September 20 - 23, 2018. Sunshine Artist Magazine ranks Sunfest as the #1 Classic & Contemporary Crafts Show in America. Located at the Inlet Parking Lot. Headline acts include Forever Tina, The Cadillac Three, and Daughtry. Tickets will be available from Ticketmaster. We require a 3 night minimum stay for this event and it sells out fast.

Wine on the Beach - Come out to the 24th Annual Wine on the Beach Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, where you can enjoy tasting wines from various U.S. wineries, Micro-Brewed Beers, Delmarva cuisine, arts & crafts, and live entertainment. Admission is $35. Located at the Inlet Parking Lot. We require a 3 night minimum stay on oceanfront rooms for this event.

Endless Summer Cruisin' - Columbus Day Weekend brings Endless Summer Cruisin' to town. Enjoy four days of Car Shows, Entertainment, Vendors, Boardwalk Parades and more. Come see Customs, Hot Rods, Street Machines and Trick Trucks. October 4 - 7, 2018 at the Inlet Parking Lot. We require a 3 night minimum stay for this event.

Corvette Weekend  - The Free State Corvette Club features 3 fun car shows, 2 road rallyes, the famous Corvette Boardwalk Parade, and a dinner and awards ceremony on October 12 - 14, 2018. Our Oceanfront Deck Bar is the perfect location to watch the parade on Saturday afternoon.

Winterfest of Lights - Board the Winterfest Express tram to view dazzling seasonal light displays while visiting the Winterfest Village, located at beautiful Northside Park, 127th Street and the Bay. Afterwards, browse the Yukon Cornelius Gift Shop while sipping on a cup of hot cocoa or get your picture taken with Santa. Train ride is $5 for anyone 12 and older, 11 and under are free. November 15, 2018 - December 31, 2018. We are closed for this event, but feel free to call us for recommendations on where to stay, it is a must see display.


Between 2nd & 3rd Streets on the Boardwalk
208 North Baltimore Avenue Ocean City, MD 21842
PO Box 370, Ocean City, MD 21843

Toll Free: 888-212-PARK (7275)
Local: 410-289-6440
Fax: 410-289-3389