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.

Winterfest of Lights
November 16th through Dec 31,2017

You'll find more than one million holiday lights and hundreds of animated light displays throughout Northside Park. Relax and sip hot chocolate in the heated Winterfest Village pavilion, take a photo with Santa, and board the Winterfest Express to tour fairy tale themed exhibits. The one-mile journey takes you through 58 acres of lights and features a 50-foot Christmas tree. Admission to board the train is only $5 for guests 12 years and older and FREE for children 11 years and younger. So grab your family and friends, and don't miss this award-winning holiday event!

Hotel & Indoor Pool will be closed for the Holidays
December 17th through December 25, 2017

The Hotel and Indoor Pool will close at 5pm on Sunday December 17th and Reopen December 26,2017 // Sunday - Thursday, 5:30-9:30pm // Friday - Saturday, 5:30-10:30pm

New Year's Eve Celebration
December 31st at 10PM

New year's eve ball drop main street Berlin at 10PM. Northside Park 123rd street fireworks show & Winterfest of Lights. The fireworks display, which will begin promptly at midnight, will be accompanied by live entertainment, warm hot chocolate, and the opportunity to ride through the Winterfest of Lights. 123rd street

Seaside Boat Show
February Feb 16-18, 2018

Held at the Ocean City Convention Center. 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.

St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 17, 2018

A much anticipated Ocean City event!  Everyone loves to be Irish at Ocean City's famous parade.  Marching units, floats, and local celebrities.  Parade begins at 12pm and travels Coastal Hwy. from 60th Street to 44th Street.  There will be a fun festival with food, drink and merriment at the 45th Street shopping area at 11am.

Brine Beach Lax Festival
June 8-10 2018

One of the most popular tournaments of the summer, Brine Beach Lax attracts the top teams from the area to Ocean City every year. Come enjoy great lacrosse while also giving your team the opportunity to hit the beach early in the summer. Each team will play 3 or more games with each division playing to a championship

Blast at the Beach Softball Tournament
June 14-17th 2018

USSSA Girls Softball Tournament .

Maryland State Fireman's Convention & Parade
June 16-22nd 2018

Annual convention and conference for the State of Maryland Fire and Rescue Services. Annual meeting, exhibits, training opportunities, and seminars are available. The public is invited to come in and meet the firemen and see exhibits Monday thru Wednesday. The Annual Parade is Wednesday at 1 p.m. Equipment, bands, & floats (approx. 3 hours).

White Marlin Open
August 6th-10th 2018

World's Largest & Richest Billfish Tournament, 45th Annual White Marlin Open. The White Marlin Open is an event that can be fun and exciting for the spectators as well as the anglers. All fish must be weighed on the official scale at Harbour Island, (14th Street and the Bay), and the weigh-ins are held there each day of the tournament from 4:00 to 9:15 PM and are open to the public free of charge. As the week goes on, the suspense builds, as potential lottery sized fortunes change hands with a tip of the scale. It's a terrific way to spend a few exciting hours during your Ocean City vacation.

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Toll free - (800) 213-0088
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