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WED - SUN: 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

*open daily Christmas Day through December 31

Get ready to embark on a journey into the enchanting spirit of the holiday season at the 2023 Winterfest of Lights in Ocean City, MD. This year, we're bringing back the beloved Winterfest Express tram ride, complete with multiple 'trolley' stops, designed to make your exploration of the 58-acre Northside Park a breeze. And that's not all – 2023 promises to be bigger and more magical than ever.

Stuff The Jeep

Nov 18 & Nov 19

Stuff The Jeep

Winterfest teams up with Marine Corps League, OC Jeep Club, Sugar Planet, and Toys for Tots for a special "Stuff The Jeep" event. Donate a new toy on November 18-19 to enter Winterfest for free (up to four per group). Enjoy the OC Jeep Club's holiday-themed parade on November 18, and Ocean City's Transportation Department's colorful boardwalk jeeps inside Winterfest Pavilion.

As you stroll through the Winterfest of Lights, you'll be greeted by a multitude of new displays and an enhanced configuration. The Winterfest Entrance Pavilion welcomes you with open arms, setting the stage for the festive spectacle that awaits. Follow the illuminated path through thousands of sparkling holiday lights and immerse yourself in the charm of animated light displays that line the paved park paths.

Take a moment to savor the season with a cup of hot chocolate, capture cherished memories with Santa Claus in a festive photo, try your hand at delightful family crafts, and explore unique gifts at our charming gift shop. Keep an eye out for captivating photo opportunities scattered throughout the park, including several interactive displays that will engage your senses and ignite your holiday spirit.

And, of course, the centerpiece of our winter wonderland is the awe-inspiring 50-foot Christmas tree, which promises to put on a show you won't soon forget. Join us as we celebrate the magic of the holiday season at the Winterfest of Lights – it's a heartwarming experience you and your loved ones won't want to miss!


  • Admission is only $6 for guests 12 years and older and FREE for children 11 years and younger.

  • The Winterfest of Lights is subject to closure for inclement weather. 

  • Call 410-289-2800 for more information

  • Pets are welcome on Wednesday evenings!

Mobility Devices available for rent on site - $10.00 per two hours (scooters, powered wheelchairs) - Standard wheel chairs also available (302) 280-6203

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