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Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in Ocean City

Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in Ocean City

Love is in the air in Ocean City, Maryland this Valentine’s Day weekend! Plan a romantic weekend getaway with your special someone, and enjoy the salty ocean air in OCMD. Take a look at Explore OC’s complete list of Valentine’s Day things to do while you’re in town. 


Don’t forget to check out Today’s Specials and Today’s Events for up-to-date information on the Ocean City specials happening every day of the week! 

Valentine’s Day Weekend Events

7th Annual Oyster Garden: Hosted at Fager’s Island on Saturday, February 15th, from 12 - 4 pm. Learn about local oyster cultivation, and enjoy a selection of the best oysters on the shore. Admission includes all you can eat oysters, and select craft beer from EVO and Flying Dog, plus a commemorative pint glass. Enjoy bbq ribs, chicken, and side dishes while you listen to live music from Groovalicious! Admission is $53/person, call 410-524-5500 for more information. 


Seaside Boat Show: Visit the Ocean City Convention Center on February 14-16 for the #1 Indoor Boat Show on the Eastern Shore! The Seaside Boat Show features over 250 boats, electronics, dock builders, boat lifts, archery displays, fishing rods, fishing tackle, paddleboards and so much more! This event features local artists, crafts, and food vendors, admission is $10/adult and $1/children, all ticket proceeds benefit local youth. 

Things to Do for Couples

This Valentine’s Day, pamper your sweetheart with fun and surprises all weekend long! Bundle up for a quiet, romantic stroll on the beach, or take them to Assateague Island to watch the ponies, and if you’re lucky, see a few seals playing in the water. You can also catch a movie at Sun & Surf Cinema on 143rd St., or Flagship Premium Cinemas in West Ocean City. 


Choose to spend a spa day at one of Ocean City’s glamourous salons and spas! Spend the day at the Acqua Day Spa inside the Grand Hotel, the Creative Day Spa inside the Princess Royale, or A Perfect Face Day Spa in West Ocean City! Check out our Beauty & Fitness page for a complete listing.


If the way to your favorite person's heart is chocolate, you’re in luck! Ocean City is filled with places guaranteed to satisfy their sweet tooth. Visit Dolle’s Candyland at any of their four Ocean City and West Ocean City locations for a delicious treat. The Candy Kitchen also has multiple locations throughout OCMD, boasting 13 amazing candy shops in Ocean City and West Ocean City!

Live Entertainment

Beach Barrels: No matter where you’re from, everyone’s a local at Beach Barrels! Enjoy live music from Bills at Beach Barrels, beginning at 9 pm until 1 am on February 14th.

Harborside: Visit Harborside in West Ocean City and listen to DJ Billy T spin your favorites all night. Enjoy great food on the water while listening to a live DJ to dance the night away, from 4- 11:45 pm. For a Valentine’s Day weekend bonus, on Saturday, February 15th, DJ Jeremy will be at Harborside Bar & Grill in West Ocean City, from 9-11:45 pm.

The Original Greene Turtle: The Rockaholics will be performing live at the Original Greene Turtle in North Ocean City. Enjoy classic rock hits like Summer of ‘69 and Born to Be Wild from 3-6 pm. 

Harpoon Hanna’s: Enjoy live music from Dave Hawkins, an accomplished musician, from 4-9 pm, and The Glass Onion Band from 9 pm - 1 am.


Deciding on your Valentine’s Day plans can be hard; this year, simplify your search with Explore OC! Follow @ExploreOC on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date with the latest information, specials, and events happening in Ocean City, Maryland!