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Ocean City Comic-Con 2021

Comic-Con is back in Ocean City for a day of out-of-this-world fun! Stop by to visit all of your favorite comic characters, watch anime screenings, participate in cosplay contests, and so much more. Roland E. Powell Convention Center hosts Comic-Con ... READ MORE

Where to Find Santa in Ocean City, MD

Santa! I know him! And you can too after these holiday events where he will be making an appearance. You don’t want to miss your chance to get a picture—maybe an ‘elfie—with Mr. Claus himself and his friends while they’r... READ MORE

Holiday Festivities on Maryland’s Coast

The holidays can be magical no matter what age you are or where you’re located, but we’re a little biased and know that the best holiday festivities are on Maryland’s Coast in Worcester County! Join us to spread some holiday cheer a... READ MORE
You read that right! Winterfest of Lights, the popular family-friendly holiday event is back in Ocean City, MD. At Explore OC, we love all of our beach town’s events but this is definitely one of our favorites. That’s why we’re maki... READ MORE

Fall Events Near Ocean City, MD

 It’s that time of year again! Time for family trips to the pumpkin patch, a brisk stroll on the boardwalk and beach, and getting a jump start on your holiday shopping and decorating. We know all these fun Fall festivities can really work... READ MORE

Fall Golfing in OCMD

Fall is a wonderful time to head out to the golf course as much as you can before winter sets in. In Ocean City, MD, golfing is a popular activity with the many beautiful golf courses nearby. In the fall, golfing on these pristine courses is taken to... READ MORE

O.C.toberfest 2021 in Ocean City, MD

One of the biggest Halloween events is BACK in Ocean City, MD! That’s right - O.C.toberfest kicks off with festivities on October 22nd and lasts through the 25th. Explore OC is ready to embrace the spooky season and we’re excited to creep... READ MORE

October Events in Ocean City, MD

Did you think the fun was over in the summer? Think again! October is officially here, and Ocean City, MD, has events all month long for visitors and locals alike to enjoy.  Car lovers, marathon runners, history buffs, and pets especially w... READ MORE

Things to Do With Dogs in OCMD

Fall is the best time of year for dogs to join in on deserving vacations. It’s a ruff world out there, and we could all use some time relaxing by the beach. Looking for things to do in Ocean City, MD, with dogs? Fur-tunately, Explore OC has the... READ MORE

Sunfest Weekend in Ocean City, MD

Are you ready for Sunfest this weekend in Ocean City, MD? Just because it’s officially fall, that doesn’t mean that our beach town stops celebrating the warm weather and sunny days for as long as possible! Sunfest weekend is here and you... READ MORE
The fall season is one of the best times of the year to visit Maryland’s Coast. Plan a fall weekend getaway on the Eastern Shore of Maryland for a relaxing and refreshing escape from home.  Explore the shore and the assortment of advent... READ MORE

Ocean City Bikefest 2021

Are you ready for the largest motorcycle rally on the East Coast?! Get ready to rock at Ocean City Bikefest’s 10th anniversary with events and live music starting Wednesday, September 15.  We’re rolling into one of the biggest and... READ MORE

National Folk Festival in Salisbury

Just a short drive down Route 50 from Ocean City, and you’re in Salisbury, MD, the Capital of the Eastern Shore where the National Folk Festival will be hosted for the third year in a row! This year will be the 80th annual National Folk Festiva... READ MORE

Ocean City Jellyfish Festival 2021

Are you ready for the upcoming Jellyfish Festival in Ocean City, MD? Make your 2021 Labor Day weekend a memorable one at the ultimate beach music festival! Enjoy two days and two nights of fun in the sand for all ages and walks of life. Summer&rsq... READ MORE

Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum is the preservation of the 1891 building that was once used as a base for the U.S Life Saving Service, which later became the U.S. Coast Guard, on the corner of Caroline Street. The surfmen stationed at th... READ MORE

Ocean City Jeep Week is Back!

Yup, you read that right! Jeep Week is back in Ocean City, Maryland for a week of awesome Jeep lovers’ events. Get ready for beach crawls, show & shine, sand courses, and Jeep jam where you can participate or sit back and marvel a... READ MORE

ArtX Returns to Ocean City, MD

Artistic Xpression is in the air this weekend as ArtX returns to Ocean City, Maryland! The premier art festival is being held at Northside Park on Saturday, August 21 from 12 to 8 PM and Sunday, August 22 from 9 AM to 3 PM. Come experience artisti... READ MORE

Best Happy Hour in Ocean City, MD

Ocean City, Maryland has the best drinks, restaurants, and bars on the Eastern Shore. If you’re in town enjoying the beach and fun times with friends, Explore OC has got the ultimate list of Happy Hour spots for you to try! Whether it’... READ MORE

Free Events in Ocean City, MD

Your beach vacation doesn’t have to be pricey! The town of Ocean City, Maryland loves its visitors and holds many free events for everyone to enjoy. Summer’s not over yet and we’re dedicated to making the most of it! Ocean City e... READ MORE

Litter Free OC - Help Keep Our Town Clean!

With over eight million visitors coming to Ocean City, Maryland each year, Litter Free OC is here to promote ways to help keep our town clean! As Mayor Meehan of Ocean City says, “Our town is surrounded by natural beauty and we would like to keep it... READ MORE

White Marlin Open 2021

Are you excited about one of the most popular events in Ocean City, MD? In the “White Marlin Capital of the World” the White Marlin Open has taken place for 47 years now. It’s the world’s largest and richest billfish tournamen... READ MORE

Introducing “The Buzzed Word”

What began as a pairing of Mickie Meinhardt’s favorite things, has been transformed into a magical place for wine and book lovers. The Buzzed Word is a bookstore, natural wine store, and wine bar, located on 11805 Coastal Highway, Unit C, Ocean... READ MORE

Things to Do on the Water Near OCMD

Are you looking for things to do on the water near Ocean City, Maryland? Lucky for you, on Maryland’s Coast, the possibilities are endless with beautiful beaches, bays, and rivers wherever you go! Visit Maryland’s Coast loves being out... READ MORE

Museums Near Ocean City, MD

Looking to get the most out of your visit to Ocean City, MD? On Maryland’s Coast, we don’t just have beautiful beaches, amazing wildlife, lively small towns, and delicious food and drink. We also have rich history captured in local museum... READ MORE

Fishing on Maryland’s Coast

Maryland’s coast is a prime spot for all different types of fishing! With bodies of water including the Atlantic Ocean, Assawoman Bay, Isle of Wight Bay, Sinepuxent Bay, Chincoteague Bay, the Pocomoke River, and more, there are endless opportun... READ MORE