Local Events

Aug 28 Thu
56th Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament @ Ocean City Marlin Club
Aug 28 all-day
Chairmen: Franky Pettolina, Bob Wimbrow, & Bill Fenwick
 
Registration: Thursday, August 28, 6:30 p.m. (FREE to paid OCMC boat members)
Captain’s Meeting: August 28, 8:00 p.m.
Fishing Days: (2 of 3) August 29, 30, & 31
Weigh-Ins: August 29, 30, & 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sunset Marina
Awards Banquet: August 31, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Awards Presentation: August 31, 8:00 p.m.
OC Sandfest @ The Beach at North Division Street
Aug 28 all-day
Experience all of the fun at the new and exciting Ocean City Sandfest. OC Sandfest features giant sand sculptures along the beautiful Ocean City boardwalk, from North Division Street to 4th Street, along with special family attractions and activities.
 
August 18th through August 22nd watch as master champion sand sculptors transform the smooth crystal sand into massive works of art. Sculptures will remain on display through September 1st along the Ocean City Boardwalk from North Division Street to 4th Street.
 
The weekend of August 23rd and 24th will be filled with fun family events and activities including sand sculpting demonstrations and lessons, treasure hunts, sand sculpting competitions and more!
Shore Fresh Farmer’s Market @ Phillips Parking Lot
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
This market flourishes with a variety of local farmers with truck loads of fresh produce from the fields. The offerings are irresistible!
Mindful Power Yoga @ Princess Royale Bayside
8:15 am – 9:15 am
Inspire a more powerful, balanced, centered body and mind while soaking in the natural beauty all around you. Some yoga experience preferred or beginners with no injury.
 
$13/person or $25/couple
Mats & water provided at no charge
 
To reserve a spot/payment instructions/all other details, please send me an email to kquinn@ecyoga.com or, if within 24 hrs please text 443-504-5135. Class size is limited, please make reservation early. 
 
All About Sharks @ Ocean City Life Saving Museum
10:00 am – 11:00 am
‘All About Sharks,’ one of our most popular programs,  is back again this year! Learn the secrets of these much feared fish. This program is a great one for the entire family to enjoy.
Josh Pryor at Coconuts @ Coconuts Beach Bar & Grill
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Josh Pryor is a singer songwriter who always stays true to rock roots with a sound of spacey folk meets dirty grunge. Currently he is the vocalist for the notorious metal band Goatbag, and also fronting the indie grunge band Robots. Josh has also been playing his standard and not so standard acoustic originals and covers all around the Mid-Atlantic region. If you like bands like Queens of the Stone Age, The Black Keys, and Radiohead you will enjoy Pryor’s brash soulful sound. Reverbnation’s number 1 singer songwriter in 2010, Josh will astound your senses with his spacey poignant alternative rock.
Kevin Poole & Joe Mama at Coconuts @ Coconuts Beach Bar & Grill
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This duo is well-known for their repertoire of songs, covering everything from Otis Redding, to Steve Miller, to Led Zeppelin. The two have even been known to break out some K.C. & the Sunshine Band.
 
Rew Smith at Seacrets @ Seacrets
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
With his addictive melodies, a soulful vocal style and an off-the-beaten-path kind of pop-sensibility, Smith is quickly gaining formidable momentum towards becoming a major national act. He has shared the stage with My Chemical Romance, The Used, Thrice, Story of the Year, The Bouncing Souls, The Pietasters, The Heartless Bastards, Eric Hutchinson, Virginia Coalition, two-time Emmy Award winner Michael Whalen (Good Morning America, Oprah Winfrey, Inside Edition) and most recently, Graham Colton. Having previously been the front man for the Maryland-based bands Plan B, Truesetto and The Making, he made his solo debut in April of 2008 with the release of his EP, ‘Sweet, Sweet Nothing,’ mixed by Drew Mazurek (Linkin Park, HIM).
 
Thursday Night Bingo @ The Blue Ox
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us each Thursday for BINGO with prizes!

The Mood Swingers at 45th Street Taphouse @ 45th Street Taphouse
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Ocean City, Maryland’s favorite bar band!  The Mood Swingers play everything from popular covers to original works.   This band was named Entertainer of the Year in 2012 by the Coconut Times.
 
Free Movie on the Beach – 91st Street @ Princess Royale Oceanfront Hotel
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
91st St on the Beach at Princess Royale Hotel
 
Enjoy a Free Movie on the Beach with our 16-foot projector.  Each week a general audience movie is presented free of charge.  Bring a blanket & enjoy the night beside the ocean.  Movie starts around 8:30 p.m., weather permitting.
 
DJ Rupe at Magnolia’s @ Magnolia's Seafood Bar & Grill
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Born and raised in Canton, Ohio (home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame), Rupe started DJing in Ohio in 1980. He moved to Ocean City in 1982 after knee and wrist injuries cut a possible baseball career short as a catcher. In 1983, Rupe started DJing in Ocean City and has been a staple in the region for 3 decades! DJ Rupe can be found playing, Reggae, Buffett, Beach Party Music, Motown, Modern Rock, Classic Rock, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, Dance, Old School Dance and New Dance Music.
 
Don’t forget our Thursday night specials:
$3 Jager
$3 Fireball
$2.25 Coors Light Draft
$4.25 Captain Morgan
Karaoke at the Tiki Bar @ Harpoon Hanna's
9:00 pm – 1:00 am
Belt out your favorite tunes at Harpoon Hanna’s Tiki Bar!
 
Opposite Directions at Harborside @ Harborside Bar & Grill
9:00 pm – 1:00 am
Opposite Directions have been a staple here on the Eastern Shore for well over 10 years.
Great playing, great singing!
 
Opposite Directions will have you listening one minute and dancing the next!
DJ Casper at Macky’s @ Macky's
10:00 pm – 2:00 am

Join DJ Casper each Thursday and Friday night during the season at Macky’s!

DJ Super Man at Peppers Tavern @ Peppers Tavern
10:00 pm – 2:00 am

Every Thursday night, join DJ Super Man at Peppers Tavern!

Dueling Pianos at Ropewalk @ Ropewalk
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
A dueling piano show is extremely interactive and entertaining.  The audience is thoroughly involved and participates throughout the entire event.  The crowd is sure to be laughing, clapping, singing, dancing, and loving every minute the performers are on stage.
 
Go Go Gadjet at Seacrets @ Seacrets
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
Unquestionably the premier young breakthrough party band on the circuit. Party pop anthems, techno dance epics and a one of a kind Stomp drum jam compliments the dynamic unique music of these superbad bros. A Go Go show is like no other.
Local’s Dance Party with DJ BK at 28th Street Pit & Pub @ 28th Street Pit & Pub
10:00 pm – 2:00 am

Every Thursday night 28th Street Pit & Pub hosts a Local’s Dance Party with DJ BK.  DJ BK can normally be heard on Ocean 98.1.  

Aug 29 Fri
56th Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament @ Ocean City Marlin Club
Aug 29 all-day
Chairmen: Franky Pettolina, Bob Wimbrow, & Bill Fenwick
 
Registration: Thursday, August 28, 6:30 p.m. (FREE to paid OCMC boat members)
Captain’s Meeting: August 28, 8:00 p.m.
Fishing Days: (2 of 3) August 29, 30, & 31
Weigh-Ins: August 29, 30, & 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sunset Marina
Awards Banquet: August 31, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Awards Presentation: August 31, 8:00 p.m.
Everett Spells at Ocean Downs @ Casino at Ocean Downs
Aug 29 all-day
Everett A. Spells is a multi-instrumental Jazz Saxophone Player. Growing up in Newport News, Virginia, Everett has performed with such greats as Frank Foster, Dr. Billy Taylor, Dr. Burgess Gardner, Consuella Moorehead, Bill Lee, Steve Wilson, Billy Drummond, Gary Harris, and the Wooten Brothers.
 
Labor Day Weekend at Frontier Town @ Frontier Town
Aug 29 all-day
 Join us for an ‘End of Summer’ pool party, ‘End of Summer’ dance, weenie roast, sundae social and hayride.
 
OC Sandfest @ The Beach at North Division Street
Aug 29 all-day
Experience all of the fun at the new and exciting Ocean City Sandfest. OC Sandfest features giant sand sculptures along the beautiful Ocean City boardwalk, from North Division Street to 4th Street, along with special family attractions and activities.
 
August 18th through August 22nd watch as master champion sand sculptors transform the smooth crystal sand into massive works of art. Sculptures will remain on display through September 1st along the Ocean City Boardwalk from North Division Street to 4th Street.
 
The weekend of August 23rd and 24th will be filled with fun family events and activities including sand sculpting demonstrations and lessons, treasure hunts, sand sculpting competitions and more!
Sunrise Therapeautic Flow Yoga on the Beach @ The Beach at 49th Street
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Center, Renew & Energize while watching the sunrise and practicing on the sand. This class is acceptable for beginners, but open to all levels.
 
Mats & water are provided at no extra charge.
$16/person or $30/couple
 
Please send me an email to kquinn@ecyoga.com or, if within 24 hrs please text 443-504-5135. Class size is limited, please make reservation early. 
Berlin Farmer’s Market @ Berlin Fire Department
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Enjoy the fresh taste of the season with locally grown fruits and vegetables at Berlin’s weekly farmer’s market.
Labor Day Weekend Art & Craft Festival @ Roland E. Powell Convention Center
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Unique gifts and household items, including oil and watercolors, woodworking, furniture, stained glass, candles, pottery and more.  

 
For more information, please contact Ami Hastings at oceancityshows@gmail.com or visit www.ocshows.info.  
 
Free Admission.
Storm Warriors @ Ocean City Life Saving Museum
10:00 am – 11:00 am
 Our ‘Storm Warriors’ program invites children to experience what it was like to be a member of the USLSS. Only the brave need apply! All are welcome. Certificates and badges are awarded to participants.
Tall Ship Event @ Between 3rd and 4th Street
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tall Ship Event in Ocean City, Maryland
August 1 – September 1
Docked between 3rd and 4th Street
 
Travel back in time 500 years when you board the Galleon and experience first hand what it was like to sail the open ocean in the 16th century.
 
The Galleon is a replica of the 16th century ships that Spanish explorers sailed on to discover much of the new world.  The Galleon will be docked Bayside between 3rd and 4th Street and will be open for public tours from August 1st to September 1st.
 
Admission:
 
On Site: $15 for adults, $11 for children (6 – 12)
 
Advanced: $12 for adults, $8 for children (6-12)
 
Ocean Downs Horse Racing @ Casino at Ocean Downs
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Enjoy live racing events this season at Ocean Downs. Come out and enjoy a fun evening out and wager on your favorite horses. Don’t leave without trying your luck with the slots.

John LaMere at Coconuts @ Coconuts Beach Bar & Grill
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
John LaMere is a well traveled artist who spends summers in Ocean City, Maryland entertaining the masses.  He covers a wide variety of music, from country to rock, 80′s to today. LaMere has over 4,000 gigs under his belt, more forgotten places than remembered, more experiences and stories than should be permitted in a lifetime.  Acoustically Armed and Dangerous? Oh, yeah. Absolutely.
Phil Perdue – ‘The Piano Man’ at Captain’s Table @ Captain's Table Restaurant located in the Courtyard by Marriott
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Enjoy Phil Perdue ‘The Piano Man’ on piano at the Captain’s Table.
Bobby Vietre on Piano at Fresco’s @ Fresco's
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 Bobby Vietre on the Piano, every Friday & Saturday from 6-10pm at Fresco’s!
Haleytown at Oasis @ Oasis Bar & Grill
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Haleytown brings out some amazing country tunes.
Lauren Glick and Mike Armstrong at La Hacienda @ La Hacienda
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lauren Glick can deliver just about any style of music, but she is known as the ‘Janis Joplin’ of the beach. Lauren sings from the heart and soul, giving it all she’s got. On the other side of the spectrum, her original music is influenced by Tori Amos, Kate Bush, Sara McLaughlin, and Amy Mann.
 
Lovin Cup at Castaways @ Castaways
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lovin Cup is a cover band featuring great underplayed covers by the likes of Paul Simon, Citizen Cope, Rolling Stones, Counting Crows, Tom Petty, AC/DC, Black Keys, Ryan Adams, Grateful Dead, Robert Cray, Third Eye Blind, Prince, Elvis, Sly and the Family Stone, The Boss, Robert Cray, and more. 
 
Wine Down Fridays @ Costa Ventosa Winery
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Happy Hour at Costa Ventosa includes music, wine, munchies…and a friendly fun bunch of Winos.  Bring your dinner if you want or munchies to share!
 
Drake Burd and Bryce Butler are our talented musicians. 
 
Join us every Friday from 6-8pm. 
Rhonda Apple and Dale Britt at Adolfo’s @ Adolfo's Italian Restaurant
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Rhonda Apple sings as Dale Britt accompanies her on the piano.  Jazz is their forte, but they also take requests from their 650+ songlist.
 
WW Tunes Live at the Blue Dog Cafe @ Blue Dog Cafe
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy dinner in beautiful Snow Hill, Maryland and listen to the sounds of the WW Tunes!  The WW Tunes recreates the beloved music of America in the 1940’s. The group is led by Frank Nanna a lifelong musician who plays guitar, violin, and banjo.
 
Reservations are recommended. 
Bad w/ Names at the Purple Moose @ The Purple Moose Saloon
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bad w/ Names is a Baltimore based rock/cover band with a taste in music that is as diverse as its band members. The band plays various originals and covers and each member brings their own eclectic style to the table to form the perfect mix of music for any live audience. Top 40 rock, classic rock, blues, funk, folk, metal, alternative, and anything that makes you get up, sing, dance, and have a good time with friends is what you can expect at a BWN show.
 
The Making of Salt Water Taffy @ Dolles Candyland on 67th
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come see how we make our Famous Old Fashioned Salt Water Taffy!  We still use our antique machinery, providing a unique experience to visitors.  Don’t forget to pick up a box before you leave!

Delmarva Shorebirds v. Hickory @ Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
7:05 pm – 9:00 pm
Come out and support our favorite Minor League Baseball team, the Delmarva Shorebirds, as they face off against Hickory!  The stadium features great concession options and a play area for children!
 
Saturday games feature a post-fireworks show set to music.
 
General admission is just $8 per person.  Purchase tickets online or by calling 410-219-3112.
 

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