Upcoming Ocean City, MD Events in 2022

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If you’re ready for summer, check out these upcoming Ocean City, MD events in 2022 to start planning your beach getaway today! The weather is getting warmer and the calendar is starting to fill up with exciting festivities to attend in town. 

Don’t miss out on any of your favorite events and plan ahead to find the perfect vacation rentals with Central Reservations. Once you have the best place to stay the next question is when. Can’t decide when to visit? View these popular Ocean City activities to help you choose the best vacation time to come hang with us!

OC Film Festival

March 3-6

The Ocean City Film Festival has been an awesome experience for filmmakers both locally and internationally since 2017. From March 3rd to 6th, there will be film screenings and special events offering an inclusive platform for filmmakers to showcase their work. If you’re a film lover, these independent pieces will blow your mind! Check out this year’s film guide and buy passes.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 12

Our beach town loves a reason to party and celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is no exception! Starting at noon, the famous parade is BACK and over 100 entries from three states are ready to march, dance, play instruments, ride floats & vehicles, down Coastal Highway from 60th to 44th Street. The Irish Festival will also take place starting at 11 AM in the Street Village parking lot where there will be lots of entertainment, food, drinks, vendors, music, and dancing for everyone.


May 5-8

It’s Springfest’s 31st anniversary and we can’t wait to kick off another spring and summer season in Ocean City, MD! Join the town for four fun-filled days of delicious food, drinks, live entertainment, activities, and more for the whole family to enjoy. Located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of the OC Boardwalk, the event is free for all to attend.

Cruisin’ OC

May 19-22

Cruisin’ Ocean City is hosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center and Inlet Lot. Any car enthusiasts will have a blast at this huge car show featuring Hot Rods, customs, muscle cars, and classics, as well as vendors, music, celebrities, entertainment, and more!

OC Air Show

June 11-12

The OC Air Show will return on June 11th and 12th for spectators to enjoy. With performers like the U.S Air Force Thunderbirds soaring across the sky above the beach and Boardwalk, this is a show you don’t want to miss. Book your trip early because this event is a popular one!

White Marlin Open

August 8-12

The White Marlin Open is undoubtedly one of the biggest events held in Ocean City, MD annually. Each year, thousands of people come to witness or participate in the billfish tournament for millions of dollars in prizes! Come watch the White Marlin Open weigh-ins in real-time at Marlin Fest with vendors, food, drink & entertainment for the whole family.

Ready to book your Ocean City vacation to attend these events? Check out our properties to book the perfect rental spot for you and your family. We can’t wait to celebrate these festivities with you!

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