One of the biggest Halloween events is BACK in Ocean City, MD! That’s right - O.C.toberfest kicks off with festivities on October 22nd and lasts through the 25th. Explore OC is ready to embrace the spooky season and we’re excited to creep it real all weekend long.
With a variety of events and activities, O.C.toberfest is skele-fun for all ages, creatures, goblins, and ghosts. Check out what’s brewing in town for the event!
Halloween Beach Maze - Oct. 22-24
N Division St. & the Boardwalk
The popular Halloween Beach Maze is back for the O.C.toberfest events and it’s BIGGER and BETTER than ever. Come enjoy and navigate through the scarecrows, zombies, and pirates in the sand! Check it out on N. Division Street and the Boardwalk.
Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade - Oct. 23
N Division St. Boardwalk
O.C.toberfest events are a hit for the whole family including your furry friends! Strut down the Boardwalk with the best pet costumes to compete for prizes and have a blast.
Drive & Disguise/Trunk or Treat - Oct. 23
From 26th Street South to the Amusement Pier & Inlet Parking Lot
Gather the family to parade your decorated cars and festive costumes from 26th Street to the Inlet parking lot at 3 PM. Then, let Trunk or Treat begin!
Shore Craft Beer Fest - Oct. 23
Visit Sunset Park for the 7th Annual Autumn Shore Craft Beer Fest at O.C.toberfest with more than 40 local beers to taste! Spend time with family and friends enjoying live music, food trucks, beer, and gorgeous OCMD views.
Drive-In Movie - Oct. 23
Inlet Parking Lot
Everyone loves Casper the friendly ghost! Ocean City is hosting an old-fashioned drive-in movie to watch Casper at the Inlet Lot. Join us at 7 PM to finish your fun day of Halloween festivities!
The Great Pumpkin Race - Oct. 24
N Division St. & the Boardwalk
Are you ready to pumpkin race?! Create your very own pumpkin race car to compete in the Halloween themed race. Prizes are awarded in each division for the winners and for creativity.
Big Toys on the Boardwalk - Oct. 24
Boardwalk Around Amusement Pier & Inlet Parking Lot
Ever wanted to be up close and personal with big toys like construction equipment, emergency vehicles, muscle cars, race boats, and even a helicopter? Now’s your chance! Let your kiddo’s imagination run wild with the chance to check out these awesome machines.
Halloween Spook Out - Oct. 24
After O.C.toberfest fun, head to Northside Park in your best Halloween costumes for kids and parents to enjoy carnival games, arts and crafts, hayrides, snacks, and candy of course!
Mayor’s Halloween Bike Ride - Oct. 31
South 1st St. & Trimper Rides Back Lot
The 2nd annual Mayor’s Bike Ride on the Boardwalk is back! Show your Halloween spirit with decorated bikes and elaborate costumes. Join the Mayor of Ocean City for this free, family-friendly ride with live music, awards, and prizes.
We know these events sound eerie-sistable! At Explore OC, we’re wishing you a very happy, safe, and spooktacular Halloween. Stick with us and you’re sure to have a howling good time. Now let’s get this party startled!