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.

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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

    OC Life-Saving Station Museum Programs

    June 29, 2020 - August 22, 2020

    FREE Summer Programs Monday - Saturday Located near the boardwalk tram station by the museumStarting June 29-August 22 Monday: 10:00 am History of our Surfmen Learn about the hi...

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    Jesus at the Beach - Music & Ministry Festival

    July 27-29, 2020

    The 26th Annual JESUS AT THE BEACH MUSIC & MINISTRY FESTIVAL will be on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 27, 28, & 29 2020. The Festival will begin each day at 10am until appro...

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  • Convention Center

    Greek Festival - CANCELLED

    July 31, 2020 - August 2, 2020

    Delmarva's largest Greek Festival. 31st Annual. Free Admission 3 Days of Traditional Greek Cuisine, Greek Pastries, Live Greek Band, Dancing, Unique Vendors, "Best Odds in Town" 1...

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  • Performing Arts Center

    The Rat Pack Together Again

    August 1, 2020

    The Rat Pack Together Again performance has been rescheduled for August 1, 2020 due to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Original tickets will be honored for the new...

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  • Arts and Museums

    Artists Paint OC: Plein Air Event

    August 12-16, 2020

    This annual event draws artists from all over to paint the scenic views of OC. Watch artists at work as they set up their easels along the Boardwalk, bayside & beaches. The Quick D...

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  • Performing Arts Center

    Mid-Atlantic Symphony "Portraits of Life and Love"

    August 16, 2020

    Tickets for the April 5th concert will be honored. Refunds can be honored at the place of purchase. To conclude our season, we will play Darius Milhaud’s Creation of the World, ...

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    August 22-23, 2020

    Northside Park - Free AdmissionTimes - TBAOcean City’s festival focusing on artistic expression, ArtX, brings additional opportunities for creative experiences to the beach. On A...

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  • Festivals and Fairs


    October 1-4, 2020

    ADMISSION TO SUNFEST IS FREE!2020 Sunfest has be moved to October 1 -4!The weather is beautiful and there's plenty to do at Ocean City, MD's biggest and best festival. Enjoy four f...

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  • Convention Center

    Autumn Home & Condo Show with Arts and Crafts

    October 24-25, 2020

    Saturday, October 24: 10am-5pmSunday, October 25: 10:30am-4pmAutumn Home Show: Hundreds of ideas to enhance your home and life...all under one roof. Exhibitors will be displaying n...

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  • Arts and Museums

    Holiday Artisan Fair

    December 4-5, 2020

    Friday - 5pm to 7pm Saturday - 11am to 4pmJoin us for this special showcase by local artisans in time for the holidays! Browse through a variety of unique, handmade items includi...

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  • Arts and Museums

    Life-Saving Museum Holiday Open House

    December 6, 2020

    Come celebrate the holidays at our Open House.Free admission for everyone and special sales in our gift shop! For more information visit our website www.ocmuseum.org or check ou...

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  • Convention Center

    Ocean City Comic Con

    December 12, 2020

    Ocean City's only pop culture event returns! Featuring special guests, artists, vendors, cosplay, panels, anime screenings and so much more, Ocean City Comic Con brings the con exp...

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  • Festivals and Fairs

    National Folk Festival

    September 10-12, 2021

    Downtown Salisbury - MDA Great American Festival Comes to Maryland's Historic Eastern Shore Make your plans now to join us in Salisbury, Maryland, for the National Folk Festival ...

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