Ocean City Stories

Get Salty for Margarita Day in Ocean City
Posted On: 2/21/18
Frozen or on the rocks? That’s the question you’ll be hearing this Thursday, Feb. 22 because not only is it President’s Day, it is also National Margarita Day! Tequila Mockingbird on 129th St., “home of the famous margarita,” seems like the perfect place to celebrate National Margarita Day. Since this year falls on a Thursday, make the most of Fajita Night! To compliment your margarita ...
Ocean City Film Festival 2018
Posted On: 2/16/18
Over 100 films and artists from all over the world are coming to town March 9th-11th for Ocean City’s Second Annual Film Festival! Last year’s Film Festival took place June 8th-11th, and although it was a successful event during the summer season, the festival has moved to the off-season in order to better accommodate to filmmakers and simulate the local economy during one of its slower month...
Ocean City for ages 55+
Posted On: 2/1/18
  Known as a tourist town full of family-fun and an exciting night-life for its younger visitors, Ocean City has many of hot spots and attractions for those over the age of 55. We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite things, but it’s impossible to name them all.  Elks Lodge With happy hours Mon-Fri from 1-6pm, and happy hour pricing all day on Sundays, Elks Lodge on 138th St. has a full...
Jolly Roger: A Destination You Won't Want To Miss
Posted On: 1/26/18
Did you know that January 31st is National Plan Your Vacation Day? Now we all know Ocean City is the best vacation spot around, however, we’re going to let you in on a little secret... Jolly Roger is the place to be! From their complete water park to a variety of roller coasters as well as go-kart racing and more, Jolly Roger is the perfect spot to experience all of your vacation fun. Enjoy r...
Baecation in Ocean City this V-Day
Posted On: 1/24/18
Flowers, chocolate, and stuffed teddy bear all scream “Valentine’s Day,” but what better way to spend this special holiday all about love with your significant other than at the beach? With President’s Day on Feb. 19th, you can enjoy your long weekend in Ocean City! Watch a beautiful sunset on the bay, or wake up early and see it rise on the ocean’s horizon. Take a walk along the boardwa...
Upcoming Occasions in Ocean City
Posted On: 1/12/18
As a happening town all months of the year, Ocean City is full of holiday celebrations, unbeatable restaurant deals and lots of excitement! So much happens, that we decided to break it down and give you a need-to-know overview for the upcoming months in town.   The farther in advance you plan your vacation, the better--no matter what month of the year! Take a look at some of the most popular eve...
#OC Foodie
Posted On: 1/2/18
From Rare & Rye to Ocean 13 to Red Red Wine Bar, the town filled its streets with new and exciting eateries this calendar year! With brand new restaurants like Shotti’s Point and Ripieno’s taking off, it was a big year for Ocean City in the food business. What’s even better? Many of these restaurants continue to stay open in the off-season months! If you missed the chance to try out the...
El Galeon Sails to Ocean City
Posted On: 12/29/17
The 170-foot, 495-ton replica of the 17th century Spanish El Galeon, also known in town as “The Tall Ship” not only visited Ocean City this year, but extended its stay by three extra days due to inclement weather conditions. Completed in 2010, the ship has traveled to four different continents, sailing across the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans, along with the Mediterranean and Red Sea....
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...
Cheers to a New Year
Posted On: 12/27/17
The New Year is fast approaching and we couldn’t be more excited here at exploreOC! It’s the time where we reflect back on 2017 to evaluate both our setbacks and achievements. The New Year, for many people, brings a host of different opportunities to take advantage of.  It also evokes the sense of having a clean slate to work from.  For both of these reasons, New Year’s Eve makes for a mag...

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