Winter in OC



When you're not at the beach soaking in the sun, take a look at this guide for things to do and places to go! Just be sure to call businesses and locations ahead of time for closures & hours.

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    February 15 - 17, 2019

    Seaside Boat Show

    The #1 indoor Boat Show on the Eastern Shore, featuring over 350 boats, electronics, dock builders, boat lifts, crafts, canvas, archery display, fishing rods, fishing tackle, paddle boards, artists, and food vendors.  All proceeds go to area youth.  All Optimists are volunteers. For more information, contact Charlie at or visit

    Friday - 11am to 7pm
    Saturday - 10am to 7 pm
    Sunday - 10am to 5pm

    Admission:  $10 for adults; $1 for children

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    March 5, 2019

    The Chieftains

    Six-time Grammy Award winners, The Chieftains, are highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish Music on a contemporary and International scale.  The Chieftains have the ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music that has notable hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day.  After 50 years of making some of the most beautiful music in the world, The Chieftains' music remains as fresh and relevant as when they first began.

    Show Time: 7:30pm

    Tickets: $75, $65, $49

    Tickets available at the OC Convention Center Box Office

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    March 16, 2019

    St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Parade Starts at Noon

    Coastal Hwy from 60th - 44th Street

    Over 100 entries from 3 states in the parade. Irish Festival following the parade at the 45th St. Shopping Center. Music, dance, food & drinks!

    Festival Starts at 11


The holidays may be over but families can still do so much all winter long. OC offers special deals throughout the winter months so you can vacation for less. It's a great getaway to spend with a loved one for Valentine's Day or for the family to enjoy during the long President's Day weekend. 

Enjoy a romantic dinner at one of OC's fine dining restaurants. Many of our restaurants are open during the winter–just use the filtering options in the Dining section but make sure to call the restaurant to confirm hours of operation. 

If you're looking for some pampering, OC has many relaxing spas and salons. Rejuvenate yourself with a massage or manicure. Afterward, enjoy great shopping at OC's boutiques and outlets where you can find anything from furniture and clothes to small gifts and souvenirs. 

Ocean City offers many exciting events, programs and classes throughout the community. Visit the Ocean City Center for the Arts, home of the Art League of Ocean City, featuring galleries of local and regional artists, a pottery studio, classrooms, art library and five working artist studios. 

If you haven't visited the new Performing Arts Center, you're missing out! Located in the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, the state-of-the-art theater offers an intimate setting for concerts, musicals, dance performances and more. Check out the list of upcoming performances and events and get your tickets today!

During the winter, you are able to walk your dogs on the beach and boardwalk anytime! You can also bike, roller blade and skateboard on the boardwalk whenever you want. 

Mini-golf is an iconic summer beach activity but you are also able to play in the winter at OC's indoor mini-golf course. Or if you're feeling a little more adventurous, lace up some skates at OC's indoor ice-skating rink. Check out the list of other activities to do indoors!

Many of OC's businesses are open and waiting for you during the winter - just use the filtering options on the DiningNightlife pages. And make sure to check our deals section frequently for Winter Deals.