FSK & Ocean City Calendar of Events

Check out what great events are in town while you are on vacation... better yet plan your stay around one! Events in Red are on site at the Francis Scott Key, all other events in blue are events within the town of Ocean City Maryland.

Theme Weekends

  • February 1-3 Winnie the Pooh Who?
  • February 8-10 Pup Patrol. Special Guest Marshall
  • February 15-17 Ice Aged & Frozen. Special Guest Olaf
  • February 22-24 Minions Madness, Special Guest Captain America Minion
  • March 1-3 The Magic & Fun, Special Guest: Magic John Donaldson
  • March 8-10 Under the Sea, Special Guest Spongebob
  • March 22-24 Scooby Doo's Let's Do Spring, Special Guest Scooby Doo
  • March 29-30 Winnie the Pooh "Bee" Happy, Special Guest Winnie the Pooh

Seaside Boat Show
Feb 15-17, 2019

The #1 Inside Boat Show on the eastern shore, featuring... Approx. 350 boats Over 140 exhibitors including over 50 boat dealers. Bass Boats and accessory show specials. Sport cruisers, sportfish, center consoles, cuddy's, performance boats

Ocean City Film Festival
March 8-10, 2019

The Ocean City Film Festival showcases the works of regional and international filmmakers of every background and genre. The event takes place in venues around Ocean City, including the Fox Gold Coast Theater, Clarion Resort, Princess Royale Hotel, Carousel Hotel, Francis Scott Key Family Resort, and Seacrets. Visitocmdfilmfestival.com for full screening schedule and for more information.

Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 16, 2019

Come wearing your green! Each year, the local Irish-American community (and its many friends on the Eastern Shore) celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a colorful festival and parade.

The festival site at 45th St. Plaza is home to the parade's reviewing stand and offers entertainment, food and beverages (mostly green) to the celebrating crowds.

Easter Arts & Crafts Show
April 29 & 30, 2019

Friday, April 19: 10am to 5pm
Saturday, April 20: 10am to 5pm

Admission: $4.00 Adults, $3.00 Seniors (60+), $3.00 Students (4-18), FREE for 3 and Under and Military, Police, and Fire (with ID) Location Ocean City Roland E. Powell Convention Center at 4001 Coastal Hwy

May 2-5t, 2019

Ocean City's popular opening event to kick off the season!

Springfest serves up a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free. Bring your appetite so you can enjoy delicious food from famous Eastern Shore delicacies to a wide assortment of ethnic food. Over 30 food vendors will serve a variety of delicious food, as the Springfest artisans will delight your eyes with their arts and crafts creations during the Springfest celebration.

Cruising OC
May 16-19, 2019

CAR SHOWS, PARADES, ENTERTAINMENT and MORE! Hot Rods, Customs, Classics and Trucks participating in events at the OC Convention Center, Inlet Parking Lot and various car shows throughout town.

Sand Duels Beach Soccer Challenge
June 8-9, 2019

The 2019 Sand Duels™ Beach Soccer, is a 5-on-5 soccer tournament for youth aged 8 though 18 and Adults with divisions based on age, gender, and ability. The Sand Duels™ Beach Soccer is the LARGEST sand soccer event in Ocean City, Maryland. Located at Wicomico St. to N. Division St. Beach

Girls USSSA Blast at the Beach Softball
June 14-16, 2019

Teams from the East coast made their way to Ocean City, Maryland for the annual Blast at the Beach USSSA sanctioned fastpitch tournament, Playing several areas located in the area.

Ocean City Air Show
June 15-16, 2019

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will return to Ocean City, Maryland to headline the OC Air Show. A Blue Angels performance exhibits the flying skills that all naval aviators possess. The team's C-130, also known as Fat Albert, begins each demonstration.  Fat Albert's showcases the aircraft's maximum-performance capabilities.  Following Fat Albert's performance the team's six F/A-18 Hornet's soar overhead.  The Blue Angel delta formation enters from behind the crowd and announce themselves with the "sound of freedom!"  Finally, the conclusion of the performance brings together all six F-18s  when the solos join the diamond and perform in the six-jet Delta formation.  The wing tips of the Blue Angel jets are less than 3 feet apart in the diamond and delta formations July 4th The Shuttle Bus will not be in operation on this day

July 9-13, 2019

Starpower is the stage where performers of all ages and levels, across the globe showcase their talent.

White Marlin Open
August 5-9, 2019

The tournament is the World's Largest Billfish Tournament--held in the White Marlin Capital of the World. Every year, the stakes are high with large cash prizes for the biggest white marlin.

Spectators are welcome to watch, as 300+ boats from Florida to New England take more than 1,500 of the world's best anglers out to pursue some of America's largest fish.

Then check out the spectacular weigh-ins every evening from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Harbour Island Marina, 14th Street and the bay.

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    A Birds Eye View

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    Peg Leg Putt Putt

    Our FREE miniature golf course consists of 9 beautifully landscaped holes, with a bridge over a stream, waterfall, octopus, cannon, skull cave, treasure chest and more.

Our family resort is located in sunny Ocean City Maryland

12806 Ocean Gateway Ocean City, MD 21842

Hotel Office - 410-213-0088
Toll free - (800) 213-0088
Fax - (410) 213-2854
Skype - francis.scott.key.family.resort


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