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5 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss OCMD’s Winterfest

Walk into the most magical time of the year! Experience Winterfest of Lights at Northside Park, hosted Nov. 18 - Jan. 1 Wednesdays through Sundays from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Admission is just $5 for adults, and FREE for children 11 years and under! Need a few more reasons to catch Winterfest? We have five:

1. Walkable path to stoll at your own pace.


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A walking format allows you to catch the lights at your own pace and comfort! Plus, you get to stop for all the Instagram pics you want. Grab some hot cocoa on your way in, and sip your way through the magic of Winterfest.

2. Bring your furry friend to the festivities.

No need to leave your furry family member back home! On Wednesdays, we welcome pups to join in on our walk-thru event. Just make sure your good boys and girls stay on-leash and that you pick up after them!

Check out our full Pup-Friendly Guide to Ocean City, MD. for all of the scoop on traveling with Fido.

3. The lights, of course.


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Believe us -- the thousands of sparkling lights and displays at Winterfest are guaranteed to spark holiday joy. But come see for yourself!

Make your way through this year’s expanded route, showcasing even more lights for you and your family to “oooooh” and “ahhh” at! Don’t miss out on our 50-ft Christmas tree, lit all the way up to the tippy top.

4. Winter looks good on OCMD.

Your happy place isn’t just for those summer months. During the winter, Ocean City, Maryland is as peaceful and serene as ever! Cozy up on our rental balconies with a cup of joe, overlooking the scenic ocean waves.

Still need convincing? Check out these 8 Reasons Why Ocean City Winters are Underrated. So plan your long weekend getaway to OCMD, just a short drive from Baltimore, Philly, and Richmond.

5. Get a pic with St. Nick himself.


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Santa Claus is coming to town! After your stroll through our winter wonderland, be sure to make a stop at the North Pole for pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus -- a magical ending to the night for kiddos of all ages.

Snap your pics and then make your way around our gift shop for souvenirs and some light holiday shopping.

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