Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Free Family Fun. Every Day of the Week!

There’s so much to do in Ocean City, Maryland that’s free of charge. Our 10 miles of beautifully kept beach are free and open to the public from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. – no beach tags necessary! And during the summer, OC is jam-packed with free family activities like movies on the beach, concerts, even a dance party! You’ll find free events in Ocean City every day of the week, every week, throughout the summer. And of course, Ocean City, Maryland sightseeing is wonderful, and free year-round!

  • Movies on the Beach

    Bring your beach chair or a blanket and enjoy the night beside the ocean. Movies begin showing at 8:30 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, the movie may be held inside at the Carousel Hotel, but cancelled at 27th Street. For more information, call 410-250-0125.

    2020 Dates:

    Monday & Fridays (27th Street)
    June 29
    July 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
    August 3, 7

    Wednesday (118th Street)
    June 3, 10, 17, 24
    July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    August 5, 12, 19, 26

  • Beach Fireworks


    Join us at Sundaes in the Park located at 125th Street! Concert will start at 7 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m.


    If you're not already visiting the Boardwalk, join us on Mondays at 10:30 p.m. for the fireworks!

    2020 DATES: TBA

  • Family Beach Olympics

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30PM - 8:30PM

    This event features a variety of contests for all ages - sand castle contests, tug-of-war, relays, & more!

    2020 Dates:

    27th Street Sponsored by The Dough Roller

    June 30
    July 7, 14, 21, 28
    August 4

    117th Street Sponsored by The Carousel

    June 4, 11, 18, 25
    July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    August 6, 13, 20, 27

  • OC Museum Programs

    Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum offers free family programs Monday - Saturday at 10:00 a.m. See feedings at the museum's aquarium and learn about sharks, beach safety, knot-tying, and more.

    2020 DATES:

    July 6 - August 29

  • July 4th Music & Fireworks

    Live DJ Performance at 8:00 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m.


    • N. Division Street Beach
    • Northside Park, 125th St. & the Bay

  • OC Beach Dance Party

    Dance the evening away with local DJ's every Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm at Ocean City’s Caroline Street Stage on the beach! Grab your beach chair, blanket and friends and head downtown for an evening of interactive entertainment. A full schedule of guest performances and themes will be available soon. Come early to get a prime spot on the beach to enjoy the music and dance in the sand.

    2020 DATES:

    • July 7, 14, 21
    • August 4, 11, 18, 25

  • Sundaes in the Park

    The popular Sundaes in the Park weekly event combines a free concert with an ice cream sundae (small fee) at Northside Park on 125th Street, starting at 7:00 p.m. While parents enjoy the music, children will enjoy special entertainment just for them. The evening ends with a fireworks display at 9:00 p.m.

    2020 DATES:

    • June 14, 21, 28
    • July 5, 12, 19, 26
    • August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • September 6

  • Sunset Park Party Nights

    Watch the sun set over the Isle of Wight Bay from the perfect location in Ocean City! Sunset Park Party Nights are held on Thursdays from 7pm to 9pm. Sunset Park is located on S. Division Street on the bay. Admission to the park is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. It is recommended that attendees bring their own seating.

    2020 DATES:

    • July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • August 6, 13, 20, 27

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