October Events in Ocean City, MD

Posted On: 10/7/21

Did you think the fun was over in the summer? Think again! October is officially here, and Ocean City, MD, has events all month long for visitors and locals alike to enjoy. 


Car lovers, marathon runners, history buffs, and pets especially want to tune into the plans that our beach town has in store this month. Here at Explore OC, we love getting to celebrate fun events and are always here with the details you need to know. Ready to have a rockin’ O.C.tober with us?!

OCMD October Event Schedule

Endless Summer Cruisin’

The 24th annual Endless Summer Cruisin’ event is rolling into Ocean City from October 7th to 10th! Come watch as the Convention Center and Inlet Lot fill up for the car show with all types of Hot Rods, Customs, Muscle Cars, and Trick Trucks. Plus, visit the vendors, and stick around for live music, celebrities, and more entertainment.

History Week

It’s History Week from October 10th to 16th at the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, and we’re diving into the past of our favorite beach town! The week kicks off strong with a historic house tour, exploring the history of old homes, churches, and establishments around town. With FREE admission for all Delmarva locals, partake in other activities like fall photo opportunities, educational programs, a book signing with local author Maria Grosskettler, a History Comes to Life performance by the Ocean Pines Players theater group, and much more.

Spartan Race

Are you ready to take on the challenge of the 3-5 km, 20 obstacle Spartan Race? On your mark, get set, go! Race through Ocean City on October 16th. On the beach, boardwalk, sidewalks, and everywhere in between, the views do not disappoint during this famous yet difficult coastal race.

Harbor Day at the Docks

On October 16th, stop by to celebrate the maritime culture of Ocean City through Harbor Day at the Docks. The all-ages event is from 10 AM to 5 PM and includes fun entertainment like boat tours, local artisans and vendors, fresh food, live music, free kids activities, cooking demos, and more. 

OC Pet Expo

The Ocean City Pet Expo is a fun weekend experience for the whole family! From October 22nd to 24th, come to the Convention Center for pet products and services galore, a small animal petting zoo, pet costume, and talent contests, as well as pony rides. Bring all your furry friends, but make sure they’re on a non-retractable leash at all times!

We’ll see you for these awesome events soon! While you’re in town, don’t miss out on our Super Deals

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