October 2017 Ocean City, Maryland Events Calendar.

October 2017 Ocean City, Maryland
Events Calendar

Please note: We are in the process of gathering more information on the Ocean City, Maryland Community Events Calendar through the following year. We will add them to the site as soon as possible. If you know of or are organizing an event you think should appear here on our events calendar please contact us! Thank You!

October 2017

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

October 1, 2017

Performing Arts Center

4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Website: http://ocmdperformingartscenter.com

Event Type: Concerts/Live Music

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra "East and West of the Rhine"

Concert - 3pm; Pre-concert Lecture- 2:15pm

The soloist for the concert is violinist Virgil Boutellis and he will be playing Ernest Chausson's Poeme and Camille Saint-Saens Danse Macabre.  Also on that program will be Ma mere l'Oye by Maurice Ravel and Symphony No. 4 by Johannes Brahms.

To purchase tickets through TicketMaster, click here.  You may also purchase tickets at the Box Office in the Ocean City Convention Center on 40th Street from 8;30am to 4:30pm.

Tickets: $40 & $45

Endless Summer Cruisin

October 5 - 8, 2017

Convention Center and Inlet Lot

4001 Coastal Hwy. and 809 S. Atlantic Ave.


Event Type: Convention Center

20th Annual Endless Summer Cruisin'

Dates: October 5-8, 2017

Inlet Parking Lot - Thursday to Sunday
Convention Center Parking Lot - Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Convention Center A/B Hall - Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Convention Center Ballroom - Saturday

Show Hours:
9am to 5pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 9am to 3pm Sunday
The Awards Ceremony will be held at 2pm on Sunday on the Inlet Stage.
*Note the Convention Center show hours do not include Sunday.

Over 2,000 Hot Rods, Customs, and Trick Trucks, plus vendors.

Event Registration:
Check the website for registrations, www.endlesssummercruisin.com. Spectator passes will be sold at the gate. Those that are already pre-registered may check-in inside the Convention Center on Wednesday, October 4, from 9am to 4pm, Thursday 7:30 to 4pm, Friday 7:30am to 4pm, and Saturday 7:30am to 10am.

Boardwalk Parades:
Approximately 8am Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings. Staging at 27th Street and going south to the Inlet.

Featured Attractions:


Indoor Car Show:
Convention Center Hall A/B, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 9am to 5pm, featuring some of the hottest show cars on display and vendor showroom.

Collector Car Auction:
Saturday, 9am Preview, 10am Live Auction, upstairs OCCC Ballroom. (Registration Friday 12pm to 8pm.) Visit www.occollectorcars.com or 410-570-3770. (Spectator entrance into the Auction is included with the Endless Summer Cruisin admission.)

Ticket Prices:

For more information, visit www.endlesssummercruisin.com or call 410-798-6304.

The Highwaymen Live "A Musical Tribute"

October 5, 2017

Convention Center

4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Event Type: Concerts/Live Music

The Highwaymen Live - "A Musical Tribute"

Thursday, October 5, at 8pm in the Performing Arts Center, located in the Convention Center on 40th Street

Tickets" $25 & $35

Mid-Atlantic Surf Fishing Tournament 2017

October 6 - 7, 2017

30th Street to 119th Street Beach


Event Type: Fishing

38th Annual Mid-Atlantic Surf Fishing Tournament on the Beach

Participants must be pre-registered, have a permit to drive on the beach, and hold a valid Maryland Saltwater Fishing License.  For more information, visit http://oceancitysurfanglersmd.com or call 410-251-2203.

Family Bonfire on the Beach

October 6, 2017

On the Beach

130th Street


Event Type: Family

Family Bonfire on the Beach

S'mores, hot cocoa, refreshments, storytelling, and live music!  Bring your beach chairs, beach blankets, and warm clothes for a night of fun by the bonfire!  Families of all shapes and sizes.  Pre-registration is requested, but we will accept registration at the beach.  Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be canceled if there is inclement weather. Pets are welcome (on a leash please). For more information, call Anna Duffey at 410-250-0125.

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 6pm to 8pm, 130th Street

Youth - $3
Adult (over 18 years) - $5
Families of 6+ - $15 flat rate

First Friday Opening Reception for October Exhibits

October 6, 2017

OC Center for the Arts

502 94th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842


Website: https://artleagueofoceancity.org/

Event Type: Arts and Museums

First Friday Opening Receptions are held the first Friday of every month at the OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street.

Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. Complimentary refreshments will be served and admission is free.  This event will be held from 5pm to 7pm and is open to the public.

Corvette Weekend

October 13 - 14, 2017

Inlet Lot and Clarion Hotel

809 S. Atlantic Ave. and 10100 Coastal Hwy.


Website: http://www.freestatecorvette.com

Event Type: Festivals and Fairs

Great annual event for Corvette enthusiasts and owners. This is the largest Corvette Club sponsored event on the East Coast of the United States with over 1,200 Corvette enthusiasts attending from Canada to Florida. Car shows, road rallies, a parade and other related activities raise money for charity.  For more information, visit www.freestatecorvette.com or email jerry.a@verizon.net.

OC Beach Ultimate Classic Frisbee Tournament

October 14 - 15, 2017

On the Beach

From Wicomico St. to Somerset St.

Event Type: Sports

OC Beach Ultimate Classic Frisbee Tournament - October 14-15, 2017

Saturday & Sunday - 9am to 5pm, on the beach from Wicomico St. to Somerset St.

The OC Beach Classic is a two-day beach ultimate frisbee tournament in which teams of 10-15 players compete in 45-minute games. There are eight total rounds , and each team will play four games during pool play on Saturday and at least two games during bracket play on Sunday, culminating in a finals game to crown a champion.  The event is a Beach Ultimate Frisbee Tournament established under the offical BULA/USA ULTIMATE Rule Book 11th Edition.

For more information, contact Alex Jacoski at ocbeachultimate@gmail.com.


October 21 - 22, 2017

Bahia Marina

21st & 22nd Streets

Website: http://www.bahiamarina.com

Event Type: Fishing

Ocean City's only 24-hour rockfish tournament.  Prizes awarded for heaviest rockfish, flounder, trout, tautog and an open category. Concludes with the awards banquet around an "Eastern Shore" bonfire and pig roast on the beach at Fish Tales.  For more information, visit ocrocktoberfest.com.  Starts Saturday 4pm, ends Sunday 4pm.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk

October 21, 2017

Boardwalk & Inlet Lot

809 S. Atlantic Ave.


Website: http://www.makingstrideswalk.org/oceancitymd

Event Type: On the Boardwalk

The American Cancer Society MSABC walks raise awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer.  Ocean City, MD, is one of the only venues to host a 5K run, as well as a noncompetitive 5K walk that brings people together to make a difference for everyone who has been touched by breast cancer.  The event raises money to fund innovative research, provide free information, and support local programs.  Admission fees for runners is $35.  For more information, call 410-749-1635 or visit makingstrideswalk.org/oceancitymd.

7:30am - Registration

8:00am - Entertainment

9:00am - Run begins

9:15am - Walk begins

O.C.toberfest Halloween Beach Maze

October 21 - 22, 2017

On the Beach

N. Division Street & Boardwalk

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Website: http://specialeventpro.com

Event Type: Festivals and Fairs

O.C.TOBERFEST HALLOWEEN BEACH MAZE – Located at N. Division Street

Come experience the thrill of a giant Halloween Beach Maze during its two-weekend run, October 21-22 and October 28-29. Children of all ages, can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies and more will add to the excitement. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturdays and 10am to 3pm on Sundays. This event is FREE!

O.C.toberfest Howl-o-ween Pet Parade

October 21, 2017

On the Boardwalk

N. Division Street & Boardwalk

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Website: http://specialeventpro.com

Event Type: Festivals and Fairs

HOWL-O-WEEN PET PARADE – Located at N. Division Street on the Boardwalk

Bring your dog, cat, bird or other family pet for Ocean City’s “Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade”, October 22 on the boardwalk near N. Division Street. Dress up your pets and showcase your creativity on Ocean City’s historic Boardwalk or sit back, relax and cheer for your favorite contestant. Each entry gets their moment in the spotlight. Lots of prizes and surprises will be awarded. While the event is free to participate, donations of pet supplies and monetary donations will be collected to benefit the Worcester County Humane Society. Registration begins at 12pm with the pageant on the boardwalk beginning promptly at 1pm.

Swing for Youth Golf Open

October 28, 2017

Eagle's Landing Golf Course

12367 Eagles Nest Road, Berlin, MD 21811


Website: http://www.eagleslandinggolf.com

Event Type: Sports

Swing for Youth Golf Open - October 28, 2017

Eagles Landing plays host to the OC Recreation Boosters 7th Annual Swing for Youth Golf Open, scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2017.  This 4-person Florida scramble is a huge success, with sell-out crowds each year.  Participation is limited.  All-inclusive price of $125 per player, $500 per team.  Price includes greens fees and cart, two mulligans per person, putting contest, "Tame the Beast", and raffle tickets.  The tournament begins with a shotgun start at 10am.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the youth programs of Ocean City's Recreation and Parks.  For more information, call Eagles Landing Golf Course at 410-213-7277.

Seaside 10-Mile/5K 2017

October 28, 2017

Inlet Lot & Boardwalk


Website: http://www.octrirunning.com

Event Type: On the Boardwalk

This well-known event will take place rain or shine!  Join in the 10-mile or 5K race, both starting at the Ocean City Inlet.  The race begins at 9:00 a.m.  The race course includes the world famous Ocean City Boardwalk.  Registration fees for participants.

For more information, contact Chris Klebe at 443-497-4324 or visit www.octrirunning.com.

Shore Craft Beer Fest

October 28, 2017

Sunset Park

S. Philadelphia Avenue on the Bay


Website: http://www.shorecraftbeerfest.com/

Event Type: Festivals and Fairs

SHORE CRAFT BEER FEST – Located at Sunset Park, S. Philadelphia Ave., Bayside

The 3rd Annual Shore Craft Beer Fest will take place on Saturday, October 28, 2017.  More details to be posted soon.  For more information and to purchase tickets, call 410-703-1970 or visit shorecraftbeerfest.com.

O.C.toberfest Great Pumpkin Race

October 28, 2017

On the Boardwalk

N. Division Street


Website: https://specialeventpro.com

Event Type: Family

THE GREAT PUMPKIN RACE – Located on the beach at N. Division Street and the Boardwalk

The fun continues with “The Great Pumpkin Race” on Saturday, October 2, on the Boardwalk. Build your own pumpkin race car to bring and compete in this wacky and zany side-by-side down-hill race. Plus, there will be lots of room to watch these exciting races with live play-by-play by the event announcer. Prizes will be awarded in each division, as well as for creativity. If you’re ready to start building your ghastly but spirited race car, download the complete event rules from ococean.com or specialeventpro.com. Registration and team check-in begins at 12pm with racing commencing at 1pm.

Halloween Spook-Out Party

October 29, 2017

Northside Park

125th Street


Event Type: For the kids

HALLOWEEN SPOOK-OUT PARTY – Northside Park Recreation Complex, 125th Street

Get your Halloween costume ready and join all the other goblins at the Halloween “Spook Out” Party. Participants of all ages, including parents, will fill the Northside Park gym for carnival games, arts & crafts, hayrides, and snacks! Costume contests will be scheduled throughout the event. Event hours are 1pm to 3pm on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Admission: One bag of individually wrapped candy per child. Pre-registration is not required.



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