Free Family Fun Just For Your Family

From our free beach to our seaside movie nights, some of the most enjoyable activities in Ocean City are free. 

Ocean City Beach Lights

OC Beach Lights  features a five-story inflatable sphere with visual laser, lighting, special effects, video and audio production with visibility along the boardwalk. Each show is approximately 8 minutes in length.  Sundays at 9:30 p.m., 10 p.m., and 10:30 p.m.  Dates TBA.


Free Movies on the Beach

27th Street Mondays and Fridays from June 23 to August 8, 2014. Movies start around 8:30 p.m., weather permitting.

Princess Royale on 91st Street. Thursdays from July 3 to August 28, 2014. Movies start around 8:30 p.m., weather permitting.

Carousel Hotel on 118th Street. Wednesdays from June 4 to August 27, 2014. Movies start around 8:30 p.m., weather permitting.



Family Beach Olympics

Family Beach Olympics are held on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the 27th Street beach from June 24 to August 5, 2014. Events include sand castle contests, tug-of-war, relay games and more. Children must be accompanied by parents or guardians. June 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5.

Free Family Programs

Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum offers Free Family Programs every morning at 10 a.m. See feedings at the museum’s aquarium and learn about sharks, beach safety and knot-tying.

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Beach Fireworks

Come join us for Beach Fireworks! Each show is approximately 8 minutes in length and begins at 10:00 p.m. Fireworks will be visible along the boardwalk. Dates TBA.

Free Concerts on the Beach

Concerts feature music for the whole family, Wednesdays from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the N. Division Street beach. Bring your beach chairs and/or blankets, and enjoy beautiful music in a beautiful setting. July 9, 16, 23; August 6, 13, 20, 27.


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Sundaes in the Park

The popular Sundaes in the Park weekly event combines a free concert with an ice cream sundae (for a small fee) at Northside Park, 125th Street, starting at 7 p.m. While parents enjoy the music, children will enjoy special entertainment just for them. The evening ends with a fireworks display at 9 p.m. July 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17, 24.

Sunset Park Party Nights

Watch the sun set over the Isle of Wight Bay from the perfect location in Ocean City! Sunset Park Party Nights are held on Thursdays from July 3 to August 28, 2014. Sunset Park is located along S. Philadelphia Avenue on the Bay. Event begins at 7 p.m. and runs to approx. 9 p.m. Admission to the park is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. It is recommended that attendees bring their own seating.  July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28.


For a complete list of free events and activities happening in OC all summer long, check out the Ocean City Free-For-All or our list of 100 FREE things to do in Ocean City!

For more information about any of these free events, call 1-800-OC-OCEAN