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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  • Arts and Museums

    Art League of Ocean City Winter Wellness Events & Classes

    January 5, 2021 - February 25, 2021

    It's the start of a new year and the Art League of Ocean City is offering many classes and events to celebrate wellness as we enter 2021.CLICK HERE TO VIEW THEIR JANUARY & FEBRUARY...

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    Ocean City Film Festival

    March 4-11, 2021

    Founded in 2017, the Ocean City Film Festival has built a community of filmmakers both locally and internationally for 4 consecutive seasons. The OCFF prioritizes uniqueness and di...

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    May 6-9, 2021

    Each year, Springfest brings amazing headliners to the stage - buy your tickets at the Ocean City Convention Center Box Office or online at Ticketmaster. Disclaimer: ococean.com ...

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    OC Life-Saving Station Museum Programs

    June 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021

    Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum Summer Programs Programs begin at 10:00 am All programs are FREE July 4th - August 28th Monday: History of our Surfman Learn about th...

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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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  • Festivals and Fairs


    September 30, 2021 - October 3, 2021

    The weather is beautiful and there's plenty to do at Ocean City, MD's biggest and best festival. Enjoy four fun-filled days of arts and crafts, delicious food, hayrides, kids activ...

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