Summer Events in Ocean City, Maryland

Picture of happy family on the beach.

Are you looking for the perfect summer getaway? Look no further than Ocean City, Maryland, for exciting events and experiences! From mouthwatering tacos to soaring hot air balloons, here are the top things to do in OCMD that you don’t want to miss! Book your trip to Ocean City with Central Reservations and choose from hundreds of properties, from condos to single-family homes.

Plan to Attend OCMD Summer EventsĀ 

Ocean City Taco Festival, August 5-6

Calling all foodies and taco enthusiasts! Test your taste buds for a fiesta of flavors at the Ocean City Taco Festival. You’re in for a treat with over twenty food vendors showcasing the finest dishes from local restaurants and food trucks. Quench your thirst at the giant margarita bars and tequila expo tent, and see if you can handle the heat at the Hot Chili Pepper Eating Contest. This event is perfect for friends and families, with games, activities, and summer fun for all ages.

Marlin Fest, August 7-11

Join the fun for Ocean City’s iconic White Marlin Open at Marlin Fest. This week-long celebration features live music, tasty food and drinks, and various vendors. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the winning fish and get in on the action by watching live streams of the White Marlin Open weigh-ins. Participate in corn hole tournaments or beach tennis. It’s a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the local culture and embrace the coastal vibe.

White Marlin Open, August 7-11

We are calling all fishing enthusiasts and adventure seekers! Witness the 50th Anniversary of the world’s largest billfish tournament, the White Marlin Open. Set against the stunning backdrop of Ocean City, this event will leave you awe-inspired as you watch the boats and anglers competing for big prizes at Harbour Island Marina. The tournament’s energy and excitement are unique to Ocean City, making it an authentic OCMD experience.

OC Jeep Week, August 24

If you love Jeeps, Ocean City Jeep Week is a must! Spend a weekend at the beach, enjoying the sun, sand, and camaraderie with fellow Jeep lovers. OC Jeep Week promises the ultimate Jeep vacation experience, and you’ll create memories that will last a lifetime.

OC Balloon Festival, August 25-27

Prepare for a breathtaking experience at the first annual OC Balloon Festival. Fulfill your bucket list dreams by soaring high in a hot air balloon and enjoying incredible views of Ocean City’s coastline and rural landscape. Savor the moment with wine from Eastern Shore Triple Creek Winery, craft beers, wood-fired pizza, oysters, pulled pork, and more. This festival will take your senses on a delightful journey.

Get ready for a summer of fun and excitement in Ocean City, Maryland. Plan your stay this summer and book directly with Central Reservations allows you to choose up to six free vouchers for your trip! Check out all of the options here! Contact Central Reservations for more information about our properties, and book your Ocean City trip today!

Email Alerts

Sign up for e-mail alerts to your inbox.

Thank you for your submission.

Please enter a valid email address.