The excitement of Ocean City in the summer is here. In all the excitement, it’s easy to spend a little too much money. These free events in Ocean City will help fight boredom and keep your budget in check.
Beach Dance Parties
Tuesdays from July 11 – August 29
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Caroline Street Stage
DJ Batman will be playing music at the Caroline Street Stage for these free summer beach dance parties!
Mondays and Tuesdays from July 10 – September 4
10:30pm – 10:45pm
The Beach at North Division Street
Fireworks will be launched on the beach near North Division Street at 10:30pm on Mondays and Tuesdays from July 10 – September 4. There will also be a fireworks show on July 4 at this location at 9:30pm.
Sunset Park Party Nights
Thursdays from July 6 – August 31
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Sunset Park at South Division Street
Bring your own chair and enjoy live entertainment at Sunset Park. The event is free and beverages will be available for sale.
Ocean City Life Saving Museum Programs
Daily from July 3 – August 26 (No program July 4)
10:00am – 10:30am
South Boardwalk Tram Station
The Ocean City Life Saving Museum hosts daily programs at the tram station on the boardwalk each morning. Each day of the week features a different theme. Talks are often educational and fun for children.
Free Movies on the Beach
27th Street Mondays and Fridays from June 26 – August 11
118th Street Wednesdays from June 7 – August 30
8:30pm – 10:00pm
Enjoy movies playing on an inflatable screen on the beach. Bring snacks, a beach towel or beach chairs and prepare for a movie under the stars. Find out what movies are playing at 27th Street and 118th Street.
100 Nights of Lights
Daily from May 27 – September 4
9:00pm – 11:00pm
The Boardwalk at North Division Street
Searchlights will light up the skies of the boardwalk all summer long from 9:00pm – 11:00pm.
Sundaes in the Park
Sundays from June 18 – September 3
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Northside Park at 125th Street
This weekly party at Northside Park features live music and fireworks. For a small fee, ice cream sundaes will be available for purchase.
OC Cruzers Car Display
June 18, July 16, August 13, September 10, September 24
2:30pm – 6:00pm
Somerset Plaza at Somerset Street
Classic cars will line Somerset Plaza for viewing. Live entertainment will complete the scene.
Family Beach Olympics
Tuesdays from June 27 – August 8 (No program July 4)
6:30pm – 8:30pm
28th Street Beach
Grab your family for relay races, tug of war and other contests on the beach.
First Friday Art Receptions
First Friday of Every Month
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Ocean City Center for the Arts
Each month there is a new exhibit featured at Ocean City Center for the Arts. Welcome the new exhibit with a free reception the first Friday of each month from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.
Free Ice Shows
Saturday – Thursdays June 14 – September 3
6:30pm – 7:00pm
Carousel Hotel Atrium at 118th Street
Visit the Carousel Hotel Atrium at 118th Street to see a free ice show every day except Fridays. The Carousel also features a restaurant on site that is rinkside. Make an evening of it by making reservations at the restaurant for rinkside dining.
Free Community Beach Yoga
Sundays All Summer
8:00am – 9:00am
59th Street Beach
Enjoy a free yoga class on the beach by local instructors. Monetary donations are accepted for local charities for those that wish to give back.