Free Family Activities in Ocean City, MD

Family Enjoying Cupcakes at Outdoor Summer Event

Don’t break the bank with your summer vacation! Ocean City, Maryland has fun and free family activities and events happening all summer long for everyone to enjoy. Check out what’s coming up and stop by a few or catch them all. After seeing all the fun there is to have in town, get the best prices on your vacation rental by booking with Central Reservations

Kids & Family Events in OCMD

Free Guided Gallery Tour: Sundays, 1 PM

Kids Crafts: Saturdays, 11 AM

The Art League of Ocean City: 502 94th St., Ocean City, MD

Have you always wanted to check out the galleries at the Art League of Ocean City? Now’s your chance! Explore the artwork with a free guided gallery tour on Sundays at 1 PM throughout the summer season. Do your kids love art as well? Bring the kids for fun crafts in the courtyard every week! Each Saturday brings a fun new project to complete. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Take advantage of this experience from 5/28/22 to 9/3/22.

Beach Movies & Yard Games

27th St. Beach

Carousel Hotel: 11700 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD

For the perfect end to your summer beach day, bring the whole family to watch a movie on the beach and play some yard games! Starting June 1 until August 17, 2022. The family-friendly movies start at dusk and are portrayed on a giant screen for everyone to see. Weather permitting, on Mondays and Fridays, movies will be played at 27th Street beach, and on Wednesdays, they will be at the Carousel Hotel. Check out the full movie lineup here!

OC Life-Saving Station Museum Daily Programs

OC Life-Saving Museum: 813 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD

Every day the OC Life-Saving Station Museum has fun family activities for FREE! Starting July 3 to August 26, 2022, each day brings new nautical knowledge and adventures like aquarium feeding. Check out all the programs here!

OC Library Programs

Worcester County Library – Ocean City Branch: 10003 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD

The Worcester County Library has so many programs all summer long for all ages to enjoy! Learn a new skill, read with friends, discover new books, make arts & crafts, and tons more. Browse the list of classes and events to see what’s going on when you’re in town.

Family Beach Games

27th St. Beach

Carousel Hotel: 11700 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD

Tuesday and Thursday from June 2 to August 18, bring the family for fun games on the beach starting at 6:30 PM. There will be exciting games and family contests to compete in like tug of war, relays, and more sandy activities. 

Sundaes in the Park & Fireworks

Northside Park: 200 125th St, Ocean City, MD 

Northside Park is the place to be on Sunday evenings! From 7 to 9 PM, local live music acts will take the stage and play for the crowd while the sun sets. There will be plenty of activities for kids to participate in, and ice cream available for purchase. Stay till the end of the night to witness the beautiful fireworks display! These events will start on June 12 until September 4, 2022.

Sunset Park Party Nights

Sunset Park: 700 S Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD

If you’re looking for more live music to attend, visit Sunset Park on Thursdays starting July 7 to August 25. Bring your own seating to relax and listen to the music while watching the sun set over the Isle of Wight Bay. Admission to the park is free and beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. View the music line-up!

OC Beach Dance Party

Caroline Street Stage:  2 N Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD

If DJs are more your style, come out to Ocean City’s Caroline Street stage by the Boardwalk every Monday from 7:30 PM-9:30 PM, July 11 to August 29. Local DJs will be putting on a fantastic, interactive show that all ages can attend.

Drone Show on the Beach

Dorchester St., Ocean City, MD

The new addition to Ocean City entertainment is the magical drone shows downtown on the beach Monday nights! After you’re done dancing at the beach party, the beach at Dorchester Street will light up with these cool displays at 9:30 PM. 

Don’t wait! Book the perfect vacation rental with Central Reservations today and make it to town to experience all the free family fun that Ocean City, MD has to offer.

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