73 Fun Things to Do in OCMD

Ocean City, Maryland is an ocean of fun, no matter the time of year. We've compiled a list of 73 fun things to do to get you started but in OC, there's no end to the fun you'll have! 

1. Hit the beach! Enjoy 10 miles of beautiful, white sand

2. Stroll our famous three-mile boardwalk

3. Explore a variety of dining options at one of our 200+ restaurants

4. Play a pick-up game with the family at Northside Park’s sports fields

5. Rent jet skis and power out on the water

6. Drop a line off one of the public fishing piers

7. Catch a wave! Hit up the local surfing spots

8. Play a round of golf at one of the 17 championship courses

9. Glide along the water on a stand-up paddleboard

10. Go boogie-boarding in the ocean

11. Challenge your friends to a round of mini golf

12. Eat a bucket of boardwalk fries – vinegar or no vinegar?

13. Shop 'til you drop at the many stores, outlets and boutiques throughout town

14. Check out the wild ponies at Assateague Island National Seashore

15. Order crabs and eat them outside as the sun sets

16. Rent a charter boat and go deepwater fishing

17. Visit the neighboring towns with so much history, culture and charm!

18. Tour one of the many museums, including the Life-Saving Station Museum on the Boardwalk

19. Go kayaking or canoeing

20. Learn about the many estuaries and wildlife on an eco-tour

21. Hike one of the many nature trails

22. Play on one of the many playgrounds

23. Go skateboarding or rollerblading

24. Check out the list of craft beer events and activities in town, including the Shore Craft Beer Fest

25. Stop by the Visitor Center, located in the Convention Center on 40th Street

26. Ride the Ferris Wheel up to the top and look over all of OCMD

27. Check out the OC Beach Lights show lighting up the Boardwalk

28. Go round and round on the 100-year old carousel at Trimper’s Rides

29. Let loose and go dancing at one of the many nightlife venues

30. Take in a show, concert or play at the Performing Arts Center

31. View the amazing exhibits at the Ocean City Center for the Arts

32. Relax at one of the spas and salons

33. Rack up your skeeball points at the arcade

34. Fly a kite on the beach or watch them fly high over the beach at the Sunfest Kite Festival

35. Watch in amazement at the jets flying in the sky at the Ocean City Air Show

36. Go for a morning bike ride on the Boardwalk

37. For a fun mode of transportation, pedal along the Boardwalk in a surrey

38. Or ride the Boardwalk tram

39. Invite your friends for a fun girls’ or guys’ getaway

40. Bring your loved one and enjoy a romantic beach trip together

41. Catch one of the movies on the beach every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the summer

42. Or watch one of the latest blockbusters at the movie theater

43. Participate in some friendly competition at the Family Beach Olympics

44. Enjoy spectacular Beach Fireworks shows on Mondays and Tuesdays

45. Get your groove on at the OC Beach Dance Parties every Tuesday

46. Enjoy free concert and a delicious sundae, complete with a fireworks show over the bay at Sundaes in the Park

47. Watch the sun set at Sunset Park Party Nights

48. Learn about sharks, beach safety, knot tying and more at the OC Museum Programs every morning

49. Watch the exciting weigh-ins at Harbour Island Marina during the White Marlin Open tournament

50. Show off your best pose for a “Scopes” shot on the beach

51. Participate in one of the many sporting events around town

52. Go horseback riding

53. Opt to stay at one of the campgrounds for a more adventurous vacation

54. Get up early and watch the sunrise over the ocean

55. Celebrate four fun-filled days at Springfest, OC's unofficial kick-off to summer!

56. End summer with a bang at Sunfest and enjoy concerts by amazing headliners

57. Visit during the holiday season and enjoy a tour through the more than 1 million holiday lights at Winterfest of Lights

58. Celebrate Fourth of July at one of the two spectacular fireworks shows uptown or downtown

59. Get frightfully lost in the Halloween Beach Maze

60. Enter your pet to compete in the Howl-o-ween Pet Parade

61. Ring in the new year in Ocean City with the New Year’s Eve Celebration and Fireworks

62. Check out the beautiful homes in the Sand Castle Home Tour

63. Build a sandcastle or dig for sand crabs

64. Peruse the vendors at Art X, Ocean City’s biggest and best fine arts show

65. Play basketball or tennis at one of the many public courts

66. Chomp on some savory saltwater taffy

67. End the day with delicious ice cream drizzled in your favorite toppings

68. Sign up for one of the many summer camps right in OC

69. Scream your lungs out on a roller coaster

70. Race as fast as you can at the go-kart tracks

71. Dolphin watch from the beach–look closely!

72. Take in the sights and sounds of the rides and games on the boardwalk

73. Play beach volleyball