Ocean City Stories

2023 Fall Festivities on Maryland’s Coast

From the lively boardwalk and beaches to our small towns around Maryland’s Coast, the fall festivities are back for Halloween enthusiasts of all ages to enjoy. Whether you're a fan of Halloween parades, fall-themed activities, or spooky trick-or-treating, the coast has plenty of fun to par...

Worcester County, MD Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Experience the natural beauty of Worcester County by exploring one of our many regional parks! Whether you're seeking playgrounds and picnic spots or looking for the best bay fishing and crabbing spots, our local parks are your gateway to an unforgettable outdoor experience.  Nature Park...

2023 Oceans Calling Music Festival

The Oceans Calling music festival is a unique new event that we can’t wait to experience this weekend in Ocean City, MD! Get excited about the power of your favorite music with the thrill of being in our favorite beach town, right next to the ocean. We’re anticipating huge crowds approxi...

Wedding Venues on Maryland’s Coast

When you’re wedding planning, one of the most important steps to begin planning for the details is to find the perfect wedding venue. Luckily for you, on Maryland’s Coast, we have an abundance of beautiful, historical, spacious, wedding venues for you to choose from! Allow us to share wi...

Best Ways to Watch the 2023 White Marlin Open

The famous tournament has begun! Anglers, fishing enthusiasts, families, and friends have traveled from near and far to participate in the 50th annual White Marlin Open. The event is unlike any other in Ocean City, MD and we can’t wait for what the week brings! How are you staying up to date o...

The Arts in Snow Hill, MD

Nestled in the heart of Maryland's Coast, Snow Hill is a quaint town that boasts a vibrant arts community. From the charming galleries on its historic streets to the live music at cozy, local venues, creativity thrives here. If you’re looking for a quick getaway close to Ocean City, MD,...

Where to Stay on Maryland’s Coast

When planning a visit to Maryland's Coast, finding the perfect place to stay is important for a memorable and comfortable experience. Fortunately, our coastal towns offer a diverse range of accommodations to suit every traveler's needs and preferences.  Whether you're seeking a c...

Spend Summer Exploring the Waters of Worcester County

Long known for its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Worcester County, Maryland offers several bodies of water and countless ways to enjoy them. This Eastern county includes the entire length of the state’s ocean coast and also borders the Sinepuxent Bay, Assawoman Bay and Assateague Channel. T...

OC Air Show 2023

The OC Air Show 2023 is once again taking to the skies, captivating spectators with its breathtaking aerobatic displays, powerful military demonstrations, and a celebration of aviation excellence. This annual event, on the shores of Ocean City, Maryland, brings aviation enthusiasts and families to w...

Explore the Small Coastal Towns of Worcester County

Worcester County is known for being Maryland’s only seaside. Every summer, vacationers are drawn to the county’s sandy beaches bordering the Atlantic Ocean. The savviest of travelers, however, will look beyond the beach to discover the charm of Worcester County’s main street...

Festivals on Maryland’s Coast

Are you planning a trip to Maryland’s Coast? Do you love attending festivals and events? If yes, then you are in luck because the coastal towns of Maryland have a great calendar of events happening all season long for you to enjoy. While there are tons of things to do all year round, here are...

Springfest 2023 in Ocean City, MD

Springfest in Ocean City, MD is one of the most anticipated events of the year. This annual event is a celebration of the arrival of warmer weather and the start of the tourist season in the town. The four-day festival is filled with live music, delicious food, and unique vendors all together at Oce...

Anime Ocean City: A Celebration of Japanese Pop Culture by the Beach

Attention all anime fans! It's time to pack your bags and head to the shore because your favorite beach town is hosting the new Anime Ocean City event! This annual event celebrates all things Japanese pop culture with a beachy twist. From anime and manga to cosplay and gaming, there's someth...

Most Scenic Spots on Maryland’s Coast

Are you looking for a great scenic spot to travel to? Or if you live locally in Maryland and are looking for a change of scenery, you have to check out the most scenic spots on Maryland’s Coast! Who says you have to travel far to see amazing sights? We get to see them every day and because of...

Upcoming Events in Downtown Pocomoke City

Looking for upcoming events in downtown Pocomoke City, MD? Spring is just around the corner and as the weather teases us with warm days here and there, on Maryland’s Coast we’re gearing up for local small-town events. Whether you’re in town visiting or living locally and looking fo...

Date Ideas on Maryland’s Coast

Treat your special someone to the best date ideas and activities on Maryland’s Coast! Whether it’s winter, spring, summer, or fall, there’s always plenty to do in town. While some fun dates depend on seasonality, we have plenty of romantic things to do as a couple year-round in Oce...

Places to Visit Outside of Maryland’s Coast - Salisbury, MD

There’s an abundance of things to do, see, and experience on Maryland’s Coast. The beaches are beautiful, and the towns are a blast but the Eastern Shore of Maryland has so much more to offer than the coastline.  If you’re visiting next door in Wicomico County, MD, the most...

Things to Do in the Winter Near Ocean City, MD

Just because Ocean City, MD is most famous for the beach and summer season, it doesn’t mean that the fun stops on Maryland’s Coast in the winter! Maryland’s Coast is full of beauty, fun events, local charm, and history year-round. If you’re looking for things to do in the win...

Ocean City, MD Comic-Con 2022

Get ready for a day full of all your favorite fictional characters, games, movies, anime, and so much more! Ocean City Comic-Con 2022 is on Saturday, December 10th from 10 AM to 5 PM at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. Bring all of your friends and family with admission costs of o...

2022 Holiday Events in Ocean City, MD

The most wonderful time of the year is here and your favorite holiday events are coming up in Ocean City, MD! Explore OC has all of the jolly details and will be on the scene to bring you the Explore Experience about what the festivities are really like in town. Are your holiday traditions on thi...

2022 Holiday Events on Maryland’s Coast

The holidays are right around the corner and approaching fast! Here on Maryland’s Coast, all of our amazing towns are gearing up for their one-of-a-kind holiday events and festivities for locals and visitors alike to enjoy. Have you started filling up your calendar yet? Check out the holida...

Halloween Festivities on Maryland’s Coast

The summer season may be over but Worcester County and Maryland’s Coast come alive during the fall with small-town Halloween festivities. Whether you live locally or you’re visiting in the off-season, there’s still so much to enjoy.  Ocean City, Ocean Pines, Berlin, Pocomok...

Festivals, Food, and Fun on Maryland's Coast

From weekly local events to yearly large-scale celebrations, it’s always festival season in Worcester County, Md. SpringFest brings local, regional and national entertainment to the area in an annual celebration of the spring-to-summer transition. SunFest, OC BikeFest and OCtoberFest promis...

2022 Endless Summer Cruisin’ in Ocean City, MD

Are you ready to cruise? Ocean City, MD will be celebrating the 25th Annual Endless Summer Cruisin’ event from October 6th to 9th, 2022. Explore OC is ready to join in on all the festivities and bring you everything you need to know about the event. Check out the full schedule of events to pla...

Canceled: Oceans Calling Festival in Ocean City, MD

A wave of music is taking Ocean City, MD by storm with the Oceans Calling Music Festival taking place this weekend! The three-day festival begins Friday, September 30th, and continues through October 2nd. With headliners like Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, The Lumineers, and Alanis Morissette, yo...