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Can you tell me if beach umbrellas are available during Sunfest? Thanks! 
Submitted by Amy B, Oakmont Pennsylvania on September 15, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 15, 2017

Yes, beach equipment rental stands are open until 24 September, the last day of Sunfest. If you go to a stand and it is not attended when you get there, just call the number on the side and they will quickly send out an operator to help you!

My husband uses a walker. Can he get on the tram with assistance?
Submitted by Carol K, Reading Pennsylvania on September 15, 2017
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Ocean City, MD

Insider since: 2011

Answered: September 15, 2017

Hi Carol!

Yes, as long as there is room- he will be able to take the tram with you! 

If I would like to park my food truck anywhere in Ocean City, who do I contact? 
Submitted by eduardo m, steelton Pennsylvania on September 14, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 14, 2017

Ocean City does have restrictions on parking based on vehicle size; check with the Ocean City Police Department by calling them at their non-emergency number, 410.723.6611. The specific parking regulations will depend on the size of the truck.

You will not be able to sell food from your truck without proper state, county, and city permits, and the permitting process is extensive. To find out more about that, contact the City Clerk at 410.289.8824.

Where can I order a Vacation Guide? 
Submitted by Roy S, Westminster Maryland on September 14, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 14, 2017

You can find the OCOcean Vacation Guide here. You can request a copy be mailed to you by going here.

There are a few other really good sources of OC info out there that you can request or view online. They include:

Sunny Day Guide - Request Hardcopy (fee) - View 2016 Guide online (free)

Visitors Guide to View Online

If you are in town , you can also get all kinds of information from the Visitor Center at the south end of Convention Center at 40th Street.

Can I allow my dog to run on the beach after Sept. 24?
Submitted by Terry G, Baltimore Maryland on September 14, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 14, 2017

Sorry, but you cannot let your dog run on the beach in September. Dogs are not allowed on the beach or boardwalk in OC at any time before 1 October.

If I'm in North Bethany Beach, is there a place I can pick up a bus to Ocean City for Bike Week? 
Submitted by Deiane R, Wilmington Delaware on September 14, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 14, 2017

Yes you can. The Delaware DART Beach bus runs to the OC Bus Station at 144th Street until 24 September (Look for DART bus lines 201 and 208). Find out more here.

Is the boardwalk stand where you can get your name on rice closed for the season? 
Submitted by April L, Frederick Maryland on September 14, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 14, 2017

Businesses all have irregular hours at this time of year on the boardwalk. I believe I have seen Name on Rice open on weekends at times in the off season, but suspect they are closed on weekdays.

When does Ocean City boardwalk close for the season?
Submitted by Ashley W, Salisbury Maryland on September 6, 2017
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Naperville, IL

Insider since: 2011

Answered: September 6, 2017

Hi Ashley,

The boardwalk never really closes.  The shops and entertainment on the board walk usually stays open until late September.  After that, more and more places are staying open year round. October is one of my favorite months in OC!

Enjoy!

Does the beach close for the season? If so, when?
Submitted by Hilmer R, Bladensburg Maryland on September 6, 2017
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Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 6, 2017

The beach never closes for the season!However, the lifeguards go off duty for the season on 24 September. (The beach is closed everyday from midnight to 5am for cleaning and maintenance).

Hi Insiders! I'm wondering if the Boardwalk rides and stores will be open this weekend. Thanks! 
Submitted by Connie B, cc Virginia on September 6, 2017
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Bayville, NJ

Insider since: 2010

Answered: September 6, 2017

Hey Connie, they will be open so come on down and check it out. Also it is customer appreciation at Trimper's this weekend.