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 artists, explore new exhibits, and enjoy complimentary refreshments. With a diverse range of artwork on display, there’s something for everyone to appreciate.

2. Trade Expo (March 3-4)

Calling all hospitality professionals! Don’t miss the annual Ocean City Trade Expo, where buyers and sellers come together to network, discover new products, and support Ocean City’s thriving hospitality industry.

3. OC Film Festival (March 7-10)

Lights, camera, action! Dive into the world of independent cinema at the 8th annual OC Film Festival. With screenings of 100 films, live commentary by John Waters on “Hairspray,” and ample opportunities to mingle with filmmakers, this event promises four days of cinematic magic. Plus, take advantage of special discounted rates on oceanfront rooms for the ultimate film lover’s getaway.

4. St. Patty’s Day Parade (March 16)

Don your green attire and join the festivities at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, sponsored by the Delmarva Irish-American Club. Starting at 60th Street and parading south to the 45th Street Judging Stand, the parade culminates in an Irish Festival featuring live music, Irish dancers, beer, and souvenirs.

5. The Simon & Garfunkel Story (March 18)

Relive the timeless music of Simon & Garfunkel in this immersive concert-style theater show. From their iconic hits to the story behind their legendary partnership, this performance is sure to captivate audiences of all ages. Get your tickets here!

6. Spring Pack Walk (March 23)

Join K9 Heeling for a scenic walk from the Inlet Parking Lot to 2nd St. This dog-friendly event promotes leash manners, socialization, and beachside fun for our furry friends. Plus, your ticket donation goes to support the Worcester County Humane Society. Register for the event here!

7. Home & Condo Show with Arts & Crafts / Kids Easter Fun Fair (March 29-30)

Get inspired for spring with the Home and Condo Show, where you’ll discover the latest trends in decorating, remodeling, and more. Meanwhile, the Arts and Crafts Fair offers a treasure trove of handcrafted gifts and accessories. Don’t miss out on the Kids Easter Fun Fair activities, including games, contests, and even a visit from Beanny the Easter Bunny!

Whether you’re a film buff, music enthusiast, or simply looking to embrace the spirit of spring, Ocean City has something special in store for you this March. Book your stay with OCMD Hotels and get ready to experience the best of the beach and beyond!

Upcoming Events

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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.

PBR Bull Riding Ocean City

May 31, 2024 - Jun 2, 2024

Bull Riding returns to Ocean City, Maryland on May 31st!

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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!

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.

Country Calling Music Festival

Oct 4, 2024 - Oct 5, 2024

Country music takes over Ocean City, Maryland on October 4th and 5th, featuring over 25 artists and three different stages along the beach and 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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