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Things to Do With Your Dog in OCMD

Looking for things to do with your dog in Ocean City, MD? We have you covered! At Explore OC, we are dog people and want you to have the best time in our favorite beach town with your furry friend. We understand that taking your pet on the perfect be... READ MORE

10 Ridiculous Mistakes to Avoid in OCMD

Are you planning on traveling to Ocean City, Maryland this year? Allow us to be the first to say, that we can’t wait for you to come out and enjoy all that our favorite beach town has to offer! From spending time on the beach to enjoying amazing food... READ MORE

Virtual Learning in Ocean City, MD

Are you ready to learn and play at the beach this fall? This school year is looking a little different for everybody, but if there’s one thing that’s certain, it’s that Ocean City is full of fun learning opportunities for you and your family! You des... READ MORE

Jeep Week 2020 in Ocean City, MD!

The East Coast’s premiere Jeep Week is back for 2020 and it’s better than ever for Jeeple People from near and far! Take the wheel and head into Ocean City on August 27th through the 30th for one of the largest Jeep events across the US!&... READ MORE

Boat Rentals in Ocean City, MD

Are you looking for the best, most reliable boat rentals in Ocean City, Maryland? At Explore OC, we’ve got you covered! We know that you can’t wait to be out at sea, and we want you to make the most of our vacation (or staycation)! This is why we’ve... READ MORE

White Marlin Open 2020

Welcome back to the White Marlin Capital of the World, Ocean City, MD! The infamous White Marlin Open is back in OCMD for its 47th year on the shore, bigger and better than ever with new surprises and larger prizes. Head into OCMD to watch in suspens... READ MORE

Ocean City Hidden Hangouts #2

Situated uptown next to the Fractured Prune and Pizza Tugo’s is Ocean City’s Best Sports Bar, established in 1976. Watch all sporting events on over 50 HD TVs when you visit this establishment, famous for its crab pretzels and crab dip.    This res... READ MORE
Friends of Explore OC,    At Explore OC, we are thrilled to report that Governor Hogan has officially announced that our restaurants are able to reopen their outdoor dine-in services for the first time in months!   As we continue to take strides... READ MORE

OC Hidden Hangouts: Real Raw Organics

Did you guess our first Ocean City Hidden Hangouts location correctly? Located between Ish Boutique and Barn 34 is home to Ocean City’s premier organic shop, Real Raw Organics. Specializing in raw, living kombucha in a variety of flavors, this brewer... READ MORE
Are you looking to surprise mom with a delicious Mother’s Day meal this year? In these strange, unprecedented times, it’s important to remind our loved ones that we care. Even if you can’t spend Mother’s Day with mom, consider spreading the love by o... READ MORE

Local Cinco de Mayo Specials in Ocean City

Are you looking for Cinco de Mayo specials in Ocean City? These are strange, unprecedented times that we’re living in, and the Town of Ocean City has been pulling together to offer carry-out and delivery options during this season. Cinco de Mayo is t... READ MORE

Local Online Classes

COVID-19 has caused hundreds of our local Ocean City businesses to close their doors. In an effort to limit the spread of this pandemic, Americans have been encouraged to restrict their movements among the public and self-quarantine. To help break th... READ MORE

Ocean City St. Patrick's Parade 2020

Follow the rainbow to Ocean City, Maryland on March 14th for the 41st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade! The parade begins promptly at 12:00 pm from 60th Street and heads south to the Judge's Stand on 44th Street.  Dress in your best green attire and... READ MORE

Ocean City Film Festival

Visit Ocean City, Maryland and celebrate art at the 4th Annual Ocean City Film Festival, taking place Wednesday, March 5th, through Sunday, March 8th. Founded in 2017, the Ocean City Film Festival works in collaboration with the Art League of Ocean C... READ MORE

Shore Craft Beer Fest in OCMD

Head into Ocean City, Maryland and celebrate Love on Tap with the 5th Annual Shore Craft Beer Fest: Love on Tap! On February 29, from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, enjoy unlimited beer tastings from more than twenty of your... READ MORE
Love is in the air in Ocean City, Maryland this Valentine’s Day weekend! Plan a romantic weekend getaway with your special someone, and enjoy the salty ocean air in OCMD. Take a look at Explore OC’s complete list of Valentine’s Day... READ MORE

Valentine’s Day Dinner in Ocean City, MD

Celebrate love in Ocean City, Maryland this Valentine’s Day weekend! Plan a weekend getaway, or a night on the town, at your favorite beach resort. Treat your sweetheart to a romantic dinner at the beach and enjoy fabulous deals at your favorite OCMD... READ MORE

FeBREWary in Ocean City, Maryland

Celebrate FeBREWary in Ocean City, Maryland, Maryland’s official month-long celebration of craft beer. Ocean City is hosting fun, craft brew events all month long, making February the perfect time to grab your friends and plan a getaway to OCMD.   ... READ MORE

Ocean City Movies on the Beach

Visit Ocean City, Maryland this summer for FREE movies on the beach! The Carousel Hotel on 118th Street will be hosting a free beachside movie night and handing out free glow sticks for the kids. Every Wednesday, beginning at dusk (approximately 8:30... READ MORE

Where to Watch the Big Game in OCMD

Are you looking for Super Bowl Parties in Ocean City, Maryland? Super Bowl LIV takes place this Sunday, February 2, at 6:30 pm. Year after year millions of football fans and commercial-lovers alike tune in to watch the big game at their favorite rest... READ MORE

What’s New in 2020 for Ocean City?

What’s New in 2020 for Ocean City? In a resort destination like Ocean City, Maryland, there’s always something new and exciting for tourists and locals to enjoy during the upcoming summer season. In 2019 we saw additions such as Aloft Hotel, Bad Mon... READ MORE

Head into OCMD for the Delmarva Art Expo

Celebrate art in Ocean City, Maryland at the annual Delmarva Art Expo! Hosted at the Ocean City Convention Center, the Delmarva Art Expo invites vendors from across the Eastern Shore to showcase the various art forms that they create.  Explore the V... READ MORE

Futsal Classic in Ocean City, MD

Visit Ocean City, Maryland on January 10-12 for the Ocean City Futsal Classic! Enjoy watching indoor soccer at the beach at Northside Park. Check out the unparalleled competition of the exhilarating world of futsal, be inspired by the great team-buil... READ MORE