Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Holidays in OC

Spend the Holidays in Ocean City, MD!

OC has an array of holiday events and activities for the whole family to enjoy! Spend time at the beach, tour OC's iconic and award-winning Winterfest of Lights or shop around at one of our many small businesses or boutiques! There are multiple celebrations and street parades that you won't want to miss! Plus, OC offers great winter and New Year's Eve deals and specials so you can save money during the holidays. Book your trip today!

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The 2021 Winterfest of Lights will be November 18, 2021 - January 2, 2022!

A Walking Holiday Event!


See how Ocean City, MD, sparkles this winter and visit the Winterfest of Lights! The 2021 Winterfest of Lights will be an expanded walking tour that takes you through thousands of sparkling holiday lights and many animated light displays located along a paved path in Northside Park. Sip hot chocolate, take a photo with Santa, visit our gift shop and enjoy the the array of holiday exhibits – including many surprises. Come see the 50-foot Christmas tree put on a show for you and soak up all of the holiday spirit at Winterfest of Lights. Admission is only $5 for guests 12 years and older and FREE for children 11 years and younger. So grab your family and friends, and don't miss this award-winning holiday event.

Holiday Shoppers Fair

November 26-28, 2021

Unique merchandise as well as handmade products, nautical, candles, photography, florals, jewelry, ceramics. Great gifts & household items. Children's activities & face painting. Over 150 Vendors! Hosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. Free parking, food court, non-shoppers lounge, door prizes.

Winterfest of Lights

November 18 - January 2, 2021

See how Ocean City, MD, sparkles this winter and visit the Winterfest of Lights! The 2021 Winterfest of Lights will be an expanded walking tour that takes you through thousands of sparkling holiday lights and many animated light displays located along a paved path in Northside Park. Sip hot chocolate, take a photo with Santa, visit our gift shop and enjoy the the array of holiday exhibits – including many surprises.

NYE Fireworks

December 31, 2021

Kick off the New Year and celebrate ringing in 2022 in Ocean City at Northside Park!

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  • Family

    Holiday Craft Workshop

    November 8, 2021

    Join local artist, Heather Layton, as she guides you through several craft projects with a holiday theme; perfect for gift giving or decorating your home! WHO: Adults, 18 years ...

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  • Winter Holiday Events (Nov-Dec)

    Winterfest of Lights

    November 18, 2021 - January 1, 2022

    The 2021 Winterfest of Lights will be open November 18, 2021 - January 2, 2022!Northside Park - 200 125th Street, Ocean City, MD, 218425:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.The Winterfest of Ligh...

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  • Sports

    Turkey Trot Open

    November 20, 2021

    Grab your friends and join us at Ocean City’s award-winning Eagle's Landing Golf Course. Format: 4-player scramble. Golf tournament and turkey dinner feast. Entry fe...

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  • Festivals and Fairs

    Holiday Shoppers Fair

    November 26-28, 2021

    Unique merchandise as well as handmade products, nautical, candles, photography, florals, jewelry, ceramics. Great gifts & household items. Children's activities & face painting. ...

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  • Festivals and Fairs

    OC Christmas Parade

    December 4, 2021

    Tis the Season! The Ocean City Christmas Parade marches along Coastal Hwy. on Saturday, December 4, 2021.The holiday parade starts at 11AM on Old Landing Rd. and marches northboun...

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  • Fashion Show and luncheon with auction to benefit The American Cancer Society's programs, research, and education at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center. Fashion show of ...

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  • For the kids

    Pizza Party with Santa

    December 8, 2021

    Children are invited to join Santa for a pizza party! Besides eating pizza, activities include arts and crafts, cookie-decorating, visits with Santa, and time enjoying the spectacu...

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  • Convention Center

    Ocean City Comic Con

    December 11, 2021

    Join us for a day of geeky fun! Grab a picture with Star Wars characters, compete in our cosplay contest, or shop a huge convention floor of vendors, independent artists, guests an...

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  • Free Fun

    New Year's Eve Celebration and Fireworks

    December 31, 2021

    The Town of Ocean City will be hosting a New Year's Eve Fireworks Show at Northside Park to celebrate the beginning of 2022 and the 29th Annual Winterfest of Lights. The fireworks ...

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  • Sports

    New Year's Knockout Golf Tournament

    January 2, 2022

    Format: Modified scramble format. All four players tee off each hole. The team member whose shot is used cannot play the next shot. Only three members of the team will play from ea...

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