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Ocean City Named One of Best Beaches in the USA by TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor just unveiled their list of the World’s Best Beaches for 2024, and it probably comes as no surprise to anyone who lives in or has visited Ocean City, but our amazing coastal town was ranked number 10 on the United States list! And this ranking isn’t just some arbitrary thing – it’s based on […]

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Celebrate Easter in Ocean City!

As Easter approaches, OCMD Restaurants is gearing up to celebrate in style with a variety of delicious dining options from platters to buffets, and Captain’s Table, Marlin Moon, 32 Palm, Coral Reef and Harrison’s Harbor Watch are pulling out all the stops with enticing menus tailored to satisfy every taste. Let’s take a tour of […]

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2024 Oceans Calling Lineup Announced

The Oceans Calling 2024 lineup was just announced today! Tickets go on sale on Thursday 2/29 at 10am. Sign up for presale and get your tickets here! Start planning your Oceans Calling trip today – we have 12 hotels within walking or biking distance of the festival – some as close as a block away […]

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March Events in Ocean City

As the winter chill begins to fade away, Ocean City comes alive with a variety of events to suit every taste. Here’s what’s happening in Ocean City this month: 1. Art League First Friday (March 1) Kick off the month with a celebration of local art at the Art League First Friday event. Meet talented […]

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14 Date Night Ideas in Ocean City, Maryland

Looking to spice up your date nights in Ocean City? Whether you’re a local searching for fresh date night ideas or a visitor eager to explore the charm of our coastal town, you’re in for a treat! Ocean City offers a variety of fun experiences perfect for couples seeking romance and adventure.

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Vote Now for Nikki Godman: Our Harbor Watch Hero

Please Read and Vote! Our very own Nikki Godman from Harrison’s Harbor Watch has been nominated for Manager of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Maryland, and she is the only finalist from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Nikki started her OCMD Restaurants career in 2007 at Harrison’s Harbor Watch. During her time at Harbor […]

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Opening Dates for Our Seasonal Hotels

Wondering when our seasonal hotels are reopening? Look no further, here’s the official dates! Quality Inn Oceanfront 54th Street – Open weekends starting February 16th with full reopening on March 14thQuality Inn Boardwalk 17th Street – Open for the season March 14thDunes Suites & Dunes Court – Open weekends starting March 14th with a full reopening for the […]

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9 Must-See Events at Ocean City’s Performing Arts Center

The Ocean City Performing Arts Center is gearing up for a exciting season with a diverse lineup of events that promise to captivate audiences of all ages. From Broadway sensations to interactive game shows, there’s something for everyone at this vibrant venue. Let’s take a closer look at some of the upcoming performances that are […]

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Event Planning 2024: Exciting Trends for Unforgettable Experiences

As we put a bow on 2023 let’s take a look back on the trends and surprises in the planning industry – AI and mobile technologies are two that stand out the most. Who would have thought AI would be such a buzz word for the planning industry, but it really did revolutionize personalization and […]

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Plan A Romantic Getaway This February

Make this Valentine’s Day special with a romantic stay in Ocean City! Our hotels Hilton Suites and Holiday Inn & Suites on 17th Street are offering Valentine’s deals you don’t want to miss! Holiday Inn & Suites 17th Street Treat your sweetheart to the Holiday Inn “Suiteheart” package! This deal is available weekdays (Sunday-Thursday) from […]

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Upcoming Events

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8th Annual Ocean City Film Festival

Mar 7, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024

Watch 100+ independent films from all over the world. Featuring in-person screenings in local theaters and special events all weekend long.

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Anime Ocean City

Apr 27, 2024 - Apr 28, 2024

Anime lovers rejoice, Ocean City's newest annual event returns in April!

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Springfest

May 4, 2024 - May 7, 2024

Celebrate Spring and the upcoming Summer season at Springfest's 33rd Anniversary!

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Jay Leno Live at the Performing Arts Center

May 16, 2024

Jay Leno performs live at the Ocean City Convention Center on May 16th, 2024!

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33rd Annual Cruisin’ Ocean City

May 16, 2024 - May 19, 2024

A 20+ year car show that will feature over 3,000 Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, and Trucks participating in events at the OC Convention Center, Inlet Parking Lot, and various car shows throughout town.

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Ocean City Grand Prix 2024

Jun 7, 2024 - Jun 9, 2024

High speed boat racing along the Ocean City coast!

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Ocean City Jeep Week

Aug 22, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024

The biggest, most popular Jeep event in the mid-Atlantic returns to the Ocean City beaches on August 22nd!

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Ocean City Air Show 2024

Aug 24, 2024 - Aug 25, 2024

The Ocean City Air Show returns in August!

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Ocean’s Calling Music Festival

Sep 27, 2024 - Sep 29, 2024

A three day festival in partnership with musicians O.A.R. featuring over 30 performances on 3 stages, all on the classic Ocean City Boardwalk.

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Endless Summer Cruisin’

Oct 10, 2024 - Oct 13, 2024

If you miss Cruisin' OC in May, you get another chance to see more hot rod action in October!

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