Ocean City Stories

Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum is the preservation of the 1891 building that was once used as a base for the U.S Life Saving Service, which later became the U.S. Coast Guard, on the corner of Caroline Street. The surfmen stationed at the Ocean City station were well respected and an in...

Ocean City Jeep Week is Back!

Yup, you read that right! Jeep Week is back in Ocean City, Maryland for a week of awesome Jeep lovers’ events. Get ready for beach crawls, show & shine, sand courses, and Jeep jam where you can participate or sit back and marvel at the cars.  Experience the ultimat...

ArtX Returns to Ocean City, MD

Artistic Xpression is in the air this weekend as ArtX returns to Ocean City, Maryland! The premier art festival is being held at Northside Park on Saturday, August 21 from 12 to 8 PM and Sunday, August 22 from 9 AM to 3 PM. Come experience artistic activities and opportunities to express yourself...

Best Happy Hour in Ocean City, MD

Ocean City, Maryland has the best drinks, restaurants, and bars on the Eastern Shore. If you’re in town enjoying the beach and fun times with friends, Explore OC has got the ultimate list of Happy Hour spots for you to try! Whether it’s beer, wine, cocktails, or a classic Maryland cru...

Free Events in Ocean City, MD

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 throughou...

White Marlin Open 2021

Are you excited about one of the most popular events in Ocean City, MD? In the “White Marlin Capital of the World” the White Marlin Open has taken place for 47 years now. It’s the world’s largest and richest billfish tournament! The annual competition has presented over $71 m...

Introducing “The Buzzed Word”

What began as a pairing of Mickie Meinhardt’s favorite things, has been transformed into a magical place for wine and book lovers. The Buzzed Word is a bookstore, natural wine store, and wine bar, located on 11805 Coastal Highway, Unit C, Ocean City, MD. The Buzzed Word is officially open a...

4th of July in Ocean City, MD

Are you ready for the Fourth of July in Ocean City, MD? What better way to celebrate than a weekend at the beach! At Explore OC, we have all the 4th of July festivities covered. Plan your Independence Day celebration with fun local events and firework displays in our lively beach town. Firewor...

Ocean City, MD Live Cams

We’ve all been there, sitting at home or working on a gorgeous sunny day wishing we were at the beach. At Explore OC, we have just the thing to help! With our Ocean City, Maryland live cams, you’ll never have to miss out on beautiful sunny beach days again! Hopefully, you’re cou...

Ocean City, MD Air Show Weekend 2021

  Get excited for the 14th anniversary of the OC Air Show! At Explore OC, we love Air Show weekend and this year is no exception! June 19 and 20, the AirDotShow Live Tour is visiting our beach town as its fourth stop of six destinations it’s visiting this summer.  We have every...

Best Boardwalk Bites in Ocean City, MD

Our beach town is popular for many things but the boardwalk and the amazing food might be the two biggest attractions. Looking for the best boardwalk bites in Ocean City, Maryland? You already know Explore OC has you covered.  Eating good food is an important part of any vacation and lucky f...

Memorial Day Weekend Ocean City, MD 2021

This is the most wonderful time of the year for beach and summer-lovers everywhere. It’s Memorial Day weekend in Ocean City, MD! The long weekend bustling with the first beach trip of the year is a time to look forward to.  Are you spending your time off in Ocean City, Maryland? At Exp...

Craft Breweries and Wineries Near OCMD

Are you interested in craft breweries and wineries near OCMD? It’s no secret that Ocean City has become a hotspot for delicious and local craft beer. With so many new places to try, Explore OC is here to keep you in the loop and share some of our favorite spots.  Craft Breweries Near O...

Ocean City Film Fest

Are you excited for the 5th Annual Ocean City Film Festival? The week-long event taking place March 4th to March 11th will be streamed virtually for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home! The Ocean City Film Festival partners with the Art League of Ocean City to bring together filmmakers from...

Open Restaurants in Ocean City, MD

Are you looking for open restaurants in Ocean City, MD? The weather is getting warmer and summer is just around the corner! We know that you’re excited about Ocean City beach trips, but so many of your favorite restaurants are already open in Ocean City, MD, and ready for visitors! Psst, an...

The Wienermobile is Coming to OCMD

BIG news for Ocean City and the surrounding areas… the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is coming to town! You don’t want to miss this-- the iconic 27-foot Wienermobile is a sight to relish!  Hotdoggers “Relish Rachel” and “Spence With the Sauce” will be cruising...

Farm-to-Table Dining in Ocean City, MD

If you’re looking for farm-to-table dining in Ocean City, MD, we know just the place. What’s important to you when dining out? For some, it’s the kind of food, atmosphere, or price. In Ocean City, MD, we have restaurants that pride themselves on having the freshest ingredients that...

Things to Do for Valentine’s Day in OCMD

Are you looking for things to do for Valentine’s Day in OCMD? On these chilly February days, celebrating love is a warm and welcomed break on Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re livin’ local or visiting our favorite beach town for some much needed rest and relaxation, Ocean City...

Where to Watch the Big Game in Ocean City 2021

Are you looking for where you can watch the big game in Ocean City? Now that it’s February and the holiday season has passed, we have Super Bowl LV to look forward to! Football games have definitely been a little different this year but we’ve finally made it and are excited to celebrate!...

Winter Wellness in Ocean City, Maryland

Things To Do in Ocean City During the Winter Feeling cooped up during the winter months? Whether you live locally in Ocean City during the offseason or are visiting, we have some tips on how to stay happy and healthy, taking care of your wellness this winter.    Healthy Eating...

Jeep Week 2020 in Ocean City, MD!

The East Coast’s premiere Jeep Week is back for 2020 and it’s better than ever for Jeeple People from near and far! Take the wheel and head into Ocean City on August 27th through the 30th for one of the largest Jeep events across the US!  Set your early bird alarms to watch the f...

White Marlin Open 2020

Welcome back to the White Marlin Capital of the World, Ocean City, MD! The infamous White Marlin Open is back in OCMD for its 47th year on the shore, bigger and better than ever with new surprises and larger prizes. Head into OCMD to watch in suspense as the fates change with the tip of the scale wi...

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. ...

Things to Do to Celebrate the Holidays in Ocean City, Maryland!

Looking for Holiday Celebrations in Ocean City, Maryland? You’ve come to the right place! The Countdown to Christmas is on, and in Ocean City, the town is full of fun events and activities to keep the celebration going all month long! From holiday shoppers fairs to parades, check out all that...

Sunfest Celebrates 45 Years of Sun and Fun!

In Ocean City, Maryland, summer is just a state of mind! Locals and vacationers alike hold on to the very last bits of warm weather and sunshine as long as possible! Which is one of the reasons that the town of OC waits until the end of September to hold the largest event of the summer - Sunfest!...