Turkey, stuffing and pie galore! Thanksgiving in Ocean City is always a blast. We've got a sunny slice of paradise and plenty of reasons to be thankful, with special feasts and family-friendly activities galore. To make sure you're all set for a day of full bellies and high spirits, we've put together a list of the tastiest Thanksgiving meals and events you simply can't miss. Grab your loved ones, and let's dive into these scrumptious options with a big smile!

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Performing Arts Center Events

Performance at the PAC

This November and December at the Performing Arts Center, there's a dazzling array of entertainment to delight in, from symphonies and Broadway productions to thrilling concerts - there's something for everyone to enjoy!


Home & Condo Show - Nov 10
Enhance your holiday home decor at the Home & Condo Show on November 10th at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. Discover fresh decor, furniture, and more, just in time for your family's gathering.

Storm Warriors 5K - Nov 11
Join us for the 9th Annual Storm Warriors 5K walk/run this holiday season along the boards, all for a great cause - supporting The OC Life Saving Station Museum.

Winterfest of Lights & Holiday Train Garden at the Visitors Center: Nov 16- Dec 31
Experience the enchanting Winterfest of Lights at Northside Park and Train Garden Display at the Visitors Center, a magical destination for family fun during the holiday season. Marvel at the sparkling wonderland of lights and explore the charming train garden, creating cherished memories for all.

2nd Annual Festival of Lights - Nov 17
A winter wonderland. Say hello to Santa, take a photo in front of a Christmas scene, decorate cookies, and explore the decorated atrium.  Visit us 5pm-8pm at the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort.  After opening night, view the holiday lights until December 27th.

Originals Only Live Music - Ocean City Art League - Nov 18
Immerse yourself in the vibrant local music scene by joining us at the OC Art League for an unforgettable live experience featuring talented musicians from the area, as they showcase their original compositions.

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5K - Nov 23
Lace up your running shoes for the 2nd Annual Diakonia Thanksgiving Turkey Trot on November 23, taking place along the scenic boardwalk. - Registration begins at 8am, walk/run begins at 9am.  All are welcome to get a little exercise, including your pets.  Donations welcome.

Ice Ice Berlin - Nov 24
Stroll through downtown Berlin and be mesmerized by the dozens of holiday ice art sculptures adorning the streets! Shops stay open late, and don't miss the town's magnificent 20-foot real tree, aglow with lights when it's lit at 6 pm. Best of all, it's free to attend, and there's complimentary parking available.

Holidays Shoppers Fair - Nov 24 - Nov 26
Discover the perfect gifts for the holiday season at the Holiday Shoppers Fair in Ocean City, MD, where a treasure trove of unique and thoughtful presents awaits you.

Ocean City Christmas Parade - Dec 2
Celebrate the magic of the season at the Ocean City Christmas Parade on December 2nd, where the streets come alive with festive floats, marching bands, and holiday cheer, making it a joyous spectacle for all to enjoy.

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Thanksgiving In Ocean City, MD

Inlet to 27th

Captain’s Table - Courtyard Marriott 15th St. (410) 289-7192 | Buffet served 12 - 5pm Thanksgiving Buffet: Children 5 & under eat free, Children 6 - 12 $19, & Adults $49. Reservations recommended.

Coral Reef - Holiday Inn & Suites 17th St. (410) 289-6388 | Buffet served 12 - 5pm Treat yourself to a delicious Thanksgiving platter with all the fixings. Reservations recommended.

Pickles Pub – 8th St. (410) 289-4891 | Open at 4pm Serving regular menu.

Piezano’s Pizza - #300 S. Atlantic Ave. (443) 664-6888 | Open 10:30am - 5pm on Thanksgiving Day (weather dependent)

Spain Wine Bar - Cambria Hotel 1st St. (410) 520-4541 | Open 2pm to 10pm Traditional Thanksgiving with a Spanish twist.

28th - 90th

32 Palm - Hilton Suites on 32nd Street (410) 289-2525 | Buffet served 12 - 5pm Thanksgiving Buffet: Children 5 & under eat free, Children 6 - 12 $19, & Adults $49.

Alley Oops Midtown– 55th Street (410) 390-7398| Open at 4 pm Serving lite fare only.

Bayside Skillet – 77th Street (410) 524-7950 | Open 7:30am – 1pm Serving bountiful breakfast menu

Bonfire Restaurant – 70th St. (410) 524-7171 | Buffet served 12 - 8pm Thanksgiving Buffet: Children under 3 eat free, Children 3 to 6 $9.99, Children 7 - 12 $18.99, & Adults $36.99. Reservations Recommended.

Dry 85 - 48th St. (443) 664-8989 | Open at 4pm Serving regular menu with drink specials!

Fager’s Island – 60th St. (410) 524-5500 | Dinner served 12:30 - 7:30pm Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner: plated meal with complimentary seconds. Children 5 and under free, Children 6-12 are $12.95 and Adults $38. Call for reservations.

Little House of Pancakes – 73rd St. (410) 520-0407 | Open 8am – 1pm Offering much more than pancakes!

Marlin Moon in the DoubleTree Hotel 33rdSt. (410) 289-1201 |Buffet served from 12 - 5pm Thanksgiving Buffet: Children 5 & under eat free, Children 6 - 12 $19, & Adults $49

Ropewalk - 82nd Street (410) 524-1009 | Open noon - 8pm Serving regular menu and a Thanksgiving dinner.

Saltwater 75 - 75th Street (410) 524-7575| Open noon - 8pm Serving regular menu and a Thanksgiving dinner.

Solstice - Hilton Garden Inn on 28th St. (410) 289-1100 | Serving Dinner until 2pm Regular menu with a special plated option of turkey or ham with all the fixings.

91st - 146th

Crab Bag - 130th Street (410) 250-3337 | Open at 11am Choice of Thanksgiving plated meal or all-you-can-eat! Regular menu available. 

Harpoon Hanna’s – 142nd St. on the bay (302) 539-3095 | Open 1 - 9pm, Bar open at 11am Serving mostly full menu & a plated Thanksgiving Feast: Children $12.99 & Adults $31.99. Reservations accepted.

Reef 118 Restaurant - Carousel Hotel 118th St. (410) 520-2282 | Buffet Seating at 11am, 1pm,& 3pm & Dinner at 5pm Serving Thanksgiving Day Buffet: Children $17 & Adults $37. Dinner will have a limited plated entree menu featuring a turkey or ham option.

Tide Room - Ashore Resort and Beach Club 101 St. (410) 524-3535 | 1pm - 8pm  3 course for $50: Start with baby kale salad, Caesar salad, Maryland cream of crab soup, or deviled eggs. For mains, choose from entrees like classic Herb Roasted Turkey, Maryland Crab Cake, Pineapple Glazed Ham, or Pleasant Valley Farm Hanger Steak. Finish it off with your choice of house-made Apple Pie, Pecan Pie, Smith Island Cake, or Pumpkin Pie

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