Cultural Arts

Experience art, music and more at the beach!

  • NewYearsDayConcert_2.JPG

    Performing Arts Center

    OC's premier entertainment venue. Perfect for concerts, musicals, dance performances, seminars and more. 

  • art_league.jpg

    Center for the Arts

    This gorgeous facility is your go-to destination for everything art in OC. 

  • Sunfest_RachelSmithPhoto_114.jpg

    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!

  • shutterstock_435868597.jpg

    June 16-July 16

    Ocean City Film Challenge

    Calling all filmmakers! Produce a short film that takes place in Ocean City for Ocean City's first Film Challenge. Learn more here regarding the rules and timing. All films will be screened at the $5 Film Night on July 21, and also at the third Ocean City Film Festival in March 2019. The first-place winner of the Challenge will receive an Ocean City-related prize package including a hotel stay, a restaurant gift card, and OC swag.

  • UnitedStatesAirForceBand.png

    August 13

    United States Air Force Jazz Band

    Made up of outstanding Airman-musicians from around the country, Rhythm in Blue takes great pride in preserving America's only true art form and developing a new generation of listeners. Free event!

  • Art_X_Logo.png

    August 25-26

    Art X

    An Xplosion of art! Join us at Northside Park for a weekend of culture including artisans, performances, cinema, workshops, activities, food, beverages and more!

Sun, sand and art!

On top of our 10-mile beach, famous boardwalk, and multitude of activities, Ocean City offers a wide variety of exciting, culturally-rich opportunities all year round! Soak up the up-and-coming arts scene including theatre, music, fine arts, and local history.

Go watch concerts, dance performances and plays at Ocean City’s new, 1,200-seat, state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center. Or visit the Ocean City Center for the Arts and see the wonders that local and regional artists create. Make sure to plan your trip around one of their many exhibits and receptions. You can also experience high-quality theatre with the Brown Box Theatre Project, performing contemporary and Shakespeare works throughout the year. 

Check out the list of events on the right and experience the culture for yourself.