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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  • Convention Center

    Dance Alley's Annual Dance Performance

    May 3, 2020

    Back In Time - A Trip Down Memory LaneHosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center1PM & 6PMAdmission $15Contact: Cheryl Hickman - 302.934.9071(On Sale March 1 at 10am) Tickets ...

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  • Festivals and Fairs

    Springfest - CANCELLED

    May 7-10, 2020

    Springfest 2020 has been canceled due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our special events department is currently working with vendors, headliners and local ent...

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  • Arts and Museums

    International Museum Day

    May 18, 2020

    In honor of International Museum Day, the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum will be holding an Open House from 10AM-5PM. There will be free admission for all.

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    The Rat Pack Together Again

    June 6, 2020

    Showtime 7:30PM, Doors 7PMOcean City Performing Arts CenterTickets $45 & $35Tickets available online with Ticketmaster or at the Convention Center Box Office during regular busines...

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    Tides and Tempests Ocean Renaissance

    June 13-14, 2020

    Join the crew! for a fantasy filled weekend of amazing sea themed characters from mythology, history and literature. Meet and mingle with the magical denizens from many worlds of i...

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  • Free Fun

    OC Life-Saving Museum Programs

    July 6, 2020 - August 29, 2020

    FREE Summer Programs every Monday - Saturday @ 10AMLocated near the boardwalk tram station by the museumStarting July 6, 2020 - August 29, 2020 ...

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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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    Greek Festival

    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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  • 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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  • Arts and Museums

    ArtX

    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

    National Folk Festival

    September 11-13, 2020

    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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    Sunfest

    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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    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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    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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