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 25th Annual Maryland International Kite Expo. The Kite Expo will be held from April 26 - 28, 2019, between 4th and 5th streets on the Boardwalk.

Springfest - Enjoy four fun-filled days from May 2 - 5, 2019, 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. Thursday night act is Almost Queen, Friday night headline act is LeAnn Rimes, and Saturday night will be Night Ranger. Tickets available from Ticketmaster. We require a 3 night minimum stay for this event.

14th Annual Crab Soup Cook Off - On May 11, 2019, 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 16 - 19, 2019, 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 15 - 16, 2019, 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 US Navy Blue Angels will be this year's headliner act (Thunderbirds will be back in 2020). 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 12 - 15, 2019, 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 19 - 22, 2019. Sunshine Artist Magazine ranks Sunfest as the #1 Classic & Contemporary Crafts Show in America. Located at the Inlet Parking Lot. Headline acts to be announced. 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 27 and 28, 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 10 - 13, 2019 at the Inlet Parking Lot. We require a 3 night minimum stay for this event.

Corvette Weekend  - The Free State Corvette Club weekend features 3 fun car shows, 2 road rallyes, the famous Corvette Boardwalk Parade, and a dinner and awards ceremony on October 4 - 6, 2019. Our Oceanfront Deck Bar is the perfect location to watch the parade on Saturday afternoon.


PARK PLACE HOTEL

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