Ocean City, Maryland 21842


Soak up the sun, and the arts!

Ocean City, Maryland is well known for its beach and boardwalk. But it’s also become established in the arts world, with a variety of exciting, culturally rich opportunities available year-round! So take a break from the beach and enjoy our theater, music and fine arts offerings.

From our recently built 1,200-seat Performing Arts Center to the Ocean City Center for the Arts, you’ll discover the wonders being created by local and regional artists. You can also experience high-quality performances at the Brown Box Theatre Project, featuring contemporary and Shakespearean works throughout the year.

Consider planning your trip around one of the many exhibits and receptions listed below.


Performing Arts Center

OC's premier entertainment venue. Perfect for concerts, musicals, dance performances, seminars and more. Learn more >

Center for the Arts

This gorgeous facility is your go-to destination for everything art in OC. Learn more >

Town Festivals

OC kicks off the summer season with Springfest in May, celebrates the end of summer with Sunfest and comes alive in the winter with Winterfest of Lights! Learn more >


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  • Free Fun

    Free Tour & Kids Crafts at the Art League of Ocean City

    May 28, 2022 - September 3, 2022

    Free kids crafts in the courtyard, Saturdays at 11 am (5/28-9/3).  Each week provides a different project to complete.  Children must have adult supervision.  502 94...

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    OC Life-Saving Station Museum Programs

    June 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022

    Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum Summer Programs All programs are FREE July 4th - August 26th Monday: History of our Surfman @10am Learn about the U.S Life Savin...

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  • Performing Arts Center

    X Squad Dancers

    June 25, 2022

    A dance recital performance showcasing X Squad's 2021-2022 dancers. God willing, there will be a special performance by X Squad's Special Angels. 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM ...

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  • Convention Center

    Jesus at the Beach Music & Ministry Festival

    July 25-27, 2022

    Praise, Worship, Prayer, Word, and Holy Spirit Ministry. Baptism in ocean on last day.  Ocean City Convention Center 10am - 1pm. North Division Street Beach 7pm - 10pm.&...

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  • Convention Center

    Ocean Renaissance : Rise of Atlantis

    July 29-31, 2022

    Join the crew! for a fantasy filled weekend of amazing sea themed characters from mythology, history and literature. Performers, musicians, mermaids, pirates, vikings, faeries, ste...

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  • Convention Center

    Illuminate Ocean City

    July 30, 2022

    Join us for a wonder-filled day of arts and wellness! Crystals, essential oils, vetted intuitive readers including tarot, psychic mediums, handmade jewelry and crafts, luxurious sp...

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  • Arts and Museums


    August 20-21, 2022

    Northside Park - Free Admission Saturday, August 20 – 12pm to 8pm Sunday, August 21 – 9am to 3pm Become immersed in unique artistic activities and other ex...

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