Ocean City Stories

Operation Tourist Boom Set to Fill the Skies!
Posted On: 10/26/18
Nobody panic! On Saturday, November 3, the Maryland National Guard will conduct what is called Operation Tourist Boom, a training operation set to prepare federal, state, and local agencies for how to handle emergencies such as active shooters, bombs, and other safety threats. This training operation is designed to test the agencies’ abilities to coordinate a measured response to different ty...
Let's Fly A Kite: Sunfest Kite Festival
Posted On: 8/20/18
Up, up and away… join The Kite Loft for the Sunfest Kite Festival in town! Stroll the boardwalk, or admire from the sandy beaches as this Sunfest weekend fills the sky with colorful kites. The festival will be from Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, September 23. Thousands of spectators and kite-lovers from all over the country will join together this weekend in Ocean City for kite competitions,...
5 Reasons To Visit Ocean City, MD in the Month of May
Posted On: 5/4/18
Enjoy the gorgeous weather at the beach this spring in Ocean City, Maryland. From adventurous rides and mouth-watering food selections to gorgeous scenery, your trip will surely not disappoint. At the moment, vacationers world-wide are preparing their visit to the beautiful beach as temperatures rise and the cool breeze begins to hit the Atlantic resort town.  Are you contemplating visiting? He...
100 Nights of Lights
Posted On: 12/28/17
When the sun went down, the lights came on! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the south end of the boardwalk featured a light show every single night! The display occurred approximately every 20 minutes, between 9:00 and 11:00p.m. featuring 12 spotlights, each with 4,000-watt bulbs in six different displays. This new nightly feature added to the already existing excitement along the boardwalk, bring...
Brian's Christmas Songbook Concert
Posted On: 12/27/17
In the state of Maryland alone, 40 people die each week due to drug overdoses. To bring awareness to this growing problem, Tony Christ created a non-profit organization called Brian’s Song in honor of his son who passed away from a heroin overdose in December 2004 at the young age of 22. Brian’s Christmas Songbook Concert took place on December 3rd, featuring artist Lauren Glick and the Mid-At...
Tourism At It's Finest
Posted On: 12/26/17
2017 was filled with Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) local winners! The Visionary Impact Award was presented to the Greater Ocean City, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association and Wor-Wic Community College for Ocean City’s hospitality Boot Camp and Hospitality Supervisor Survival Kit. The Cooperative Partnership Award was given to ShoreCraft Beer, Ocean City ...
New Hotels In Ocean City
Posted On: 12/22/17
Hotel Monte Carlo Oceanfront and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Ocean City emerged as new places to stay in town this year! Hotel Monte Carlo is Ocean City’s newest oceanfront hotel, located on 11th St. on the boardwalk. Reopening February 9th for the 2018 season, they are currently offering 18% discounts in light of the new year, and deals on senior week packages. With an indoor pool, h...
Scrumptious Seasonal Treats in Ocean City, MD!
Posted On: 10/31/17
We have officially reached the autumn season since the weather has started to finally cool down a bit! As upsetting as that might be to some, it’s time to start getting excited about holiday and seasonal treats! With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, it is time to start enjoying amazing sweets and treats offered right in our favorite town Ocean City, MD. Fortunately for us, the...
44th Annual White Marlin Open
Posted On: 8/3/17
The White Marlin Open, or maybe better known nationally as the “World’s Largest Billfish Tournament”, begins August 7th and it's exciting for everyone, whether you are fishing in the tournament or a spectator following the weigh-ins. This year will mark the 44th Annual tournament in Ocean City and will take place from August 7-11. Last summer’s tournament registered 328 boats that caught o...
Nightlife In Ocean City, Maryland
Posted On: 7/6/17
Adding up your hotel rates, dinner and drinks on the water, ice cream on the boardwalk, and all the other expenses of your family vacation can be a little overwhelming. Luckily, Ocean City has lots of free night-time activities enjoyable for the whole gang without having to break the bank! 100 Nights of Lights (5/27 - 9/4) From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the beach at North Division Street will f...

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