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Light Up Maryland’s Coast

Celebrate the holiday season in Worcester County Maryland’s Coast is Open for the Holidays. Our coastal communities have many safe and welcoming ways to capture the season’s magic. Light up your holidays and warm your winter at the onl... READ MORE

Birding Along Maryland’s Coast

Birding along Maryland’s Coast is wild in winter! In Worcester County, we have more than 200,000 untouched acres of beach and bald cypress, and miles of farm fields, rivers, and creeks await. Few places on the East Coast still provide... READ MORE

Best Boardwalk Bites in Ocean City, MD

Our beach town is popular for many things but the boardwalk and the amazing food might be the two biggest attractions. Looking for the best boardwalk bites in Ocean City, Maryland? You already know Explore OC has you covered.  Eating good foo... READ MORE

Memorial Day Weekend Ocean City, MD 2021

This is the most wonderful time of the year for beach and summer-lovers everywhere. It’s Memorial Day weekend in Ocean City, MD! The long weekend bustling with the first beach trip of the year is a time to look forward to.  Are you spen... READ MORE

Cruisin' Weekend OCMD 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines and get excited for the 30th annual Cruisin’ Weekend in Ocean City, Maryland! This nationally recognized event is a car lover’s paradise bringing thousands of classic cars, hot rods, customs, street machines,... READ MORE

Springfest OCMD 2021

Are you ready for Springfest 2021? Springfest is BACK and better than ever this year in Ocean City, Maryland! 2021 marks the 30th year of Springfest and we can’t wait to celebrate. Join us for a beach trip and experience a fun weekend filled with mus... READ MORE
You want the whole family to have a good time on your beach trip right? Well, Explore OC has a list of many fun things to do with toddlers during your stay in Ocean City, Maryland. Kids want to stay entertained at every moment and it can be a challen... READ MORE

Best Parks in Ocean City, MD

With the warm weather here to stay, we know you must be excited about the beach, but do you know about the best parks in Ocean City, Maryland? Our coastal town has much to offer and the sandy beaches are just the start! If you’re looking for a spot... READ MORE

Things to Do Outdoors in Ocean City, MD

Are you looking for things to do outdoors in Ocean City, Maryland? We’ve been stuck inside long enough- it’s time to embrace this warmer weather and spend time outside. While the beach is great and certainly one of our favorite places to be, Ocean Ci... READ MORE

Craft Breweries and Wineries Near OCMD

Are you interested in craft breweries and wineries near OCMD? It’s no secret that Ocean City has become a hotspot for delicious and local craft beer. With so many new places to try, Explore OC is here to keep you in the loop and share some of o... READ MORE

Ocean City Film Fest

Are you excited for the 5th Annual Ocean City Film Festival? The week-long event taking place March 4th to March 11th will be streamed virtually for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home! The Ocean City Film Festival partners with the Art Leag... READ MORE

Open Restaurants in Ocean City, MD

Are you looking for open restaurants in Ocean City, MD? The weather is getting warmer and summer is just around the corner! We know that you’re excited about Ocean City beach trips, but so many of your favorite restaurants are already open in O... READ MORE

The Wienermobile is Coming to OCMD

BIG news for Ocean City and the surrounding areas… the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is coming to town! You don’t want to miss this-- the iconic 27-foot Wienermobile is a sight to relish!  Hotdoggers “Relish Rachel” and &l... READ MORE

Farm-to-Table Dining in Ocean City, MD

If you’re looking for farm-to-table dining in Ocean City, MD, we know just the place. What’s important to you when dining out? For some, it’s the kind of food, atmosphere, or price. In Ocean City, MD, we have restaurants that pride... READ MORE

Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in OCMD

Are you looking for things to do for Valentine’s Day in OCMD? On these chilly February days, celebrating love is a warm and welcomed break on Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re livin’ local or visiting our favorite beach town for... READ MORE
Are you looking for where you can watch the big game in Ocean City? Now that it’s February and the holiday season has passed, we have Super Bowl LV to look forward to! Football games have definitely been a little different this year but we&rsqu... READ MORE

Winter Wellness in Ocean City, Maryland

Things To Do in Ocean City During the Winter Feeling cooped up during the winter months? Whether you live locally in Ocean City during the offseason or are visiting, we have some tips on how to stay happy and healthy, taking care of your wellness... READ MORE

The Buzz Meadery Bottle Release

This holiday season, support local businesses and visit the Buzz Meadery in Berlin, MD. On Wednesday, November 25 from 11 am - 6 pm, the Buzz Meadery will be releasing five new bottles, and will be joined by local artisan vendors for a holiday pop-up... READ MORE

Thanksgiving Dinner in Ocean City, MD

Are you planning on enjoying your Thanksgiving dinner in Ocean City, MD this year? This holiday season, support your favorite local business, and don’t worry about the dishes when you make reservations in OCMD. Don’t rely on spreadsheets and locals g... READ MORE

Spooky Fun in Ocean City, Maryland

Ready to get spooky in Ocean City, Maryland? Ghostly Greetings, lovers of the paranormal, to celebrate one of our favorite holidays, at ExploreOC we’d like to cordially invite you to a few ghost stories told the old fashion way- around the screen. J... READ MORE

Beach Bonfires in Ocean City, Maryland

Having a bonfire, or fire pit on the beach has been a long-time tradition for many families enjoying their time in Ocean City, MD. This year, however, with the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing over the spring and summer months, our favorite beach town... READ MORE

Endless Summer Cruisin’ 2020

Cruise on in to Ocean City, MD on October 8-11th for the 23rd Annual Endless Summer Crusin’! Enjoy hundreds of hot rods, customs, classics, and trick trucks that will line up and down Coastal Highway for spectators and car enthusiasts alike to enjoy!... READ MORE