Your beach vacation doesn’t have to be pricey! The town of Ocean City, Maryland loves its visitors and holds many free events for everyone to enjoy. Summer’s not over yet and we’re dedicated to making the most of it!
Ocean City events are family-friendly and take place throughout the week, so no matter when you come to town, there’s always some free fun to look forward to! As always, Explore OC has everything you need to know about free family fun in Ocean City, MD!
Free Family Fun in OCMD
Movies on the Beach: Don’t miss the last few family-friendly movies on the beach every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for free! Even if the movie’s not your favorite, stick around for fun games and activities your kids will love. Find more information and the movie schedule here!
Sundaes in the Park: These popular Sunday night concerts are taking place until September 5. Don’t miss your chance! Watch the sunset in Northside Park while listening to live music starting at 7 PM, playing yard games, and snacking on a yummy sundae.
OC Drone Shows: If you’re spending your night at Sundaes in the Park, or looking for plans on a Thursday night, stick around for the OC Drone Light Shows! These extraordinary performances light up the sky in a beautiful display you won’t want to miss. Although the shows are new this year, they’ve already captured the hearts of many. Find more details here!
OC Beach Dance Party: Leading up to Thursday’s drone show, get your groove on for a family-friendly dance party starting at 7:30 PM! Caroline Street Beach hosts a DJ for beach dancing under the lights every Thursday this August.
OC Life-Saving Station Museum Programs: Have you been to the famous OC Life-Saving Station Museum? Now is the perfect time to take the kids for daily fun, interactive, and educational programs. Learn about beach safety, knot tying, sharks, and OC history throughout the week. On Saturday’s you can even stop by to see the aquarium animals get fed breakfast!
Family Beach Games: If your family is the competitive type, this is for you! Challenge others to tug of war, sandcastle building, relay races, and more. What could be better than free games on the beach? Tuesdays and Thursdays in August, don’t miss your chance to join in on free family fun!
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