April 2018 Ocean City, Maryland Events Calendar.

April 2018 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!

April 2018

Easter Sunrise Service

April 1, 2018

On the Beach

N. Division Street & the Boardwalk


Event Type: Family

Easter Sunrise Service

6am to 7am, N. Division Street and the Boardwalk.  Open to all.  Sponsored by Ocean City Christian Ministers Association.  For more information, contact Sean Davis at 410-289-6573 or ocbcnacl@hotmail.com.

Reach the Beach Nationals: All-Star College

April 6 - 8, 2018

OC Convention Center

4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Website: http://www.theepicbrands.com

Event Type: Convention Center

For more information, visit www.acdaspirit.com or www.theepicbrands.com.

First Friday Opening Reception for April Exhibits

April 6, 2018

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 the month at the OC Center for the Arts on 94th Street.

Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists.  5pm to 7pm.  Open to the public.  Free Admission.

Ocean City Bridal Show

April 8, 2018


49th Street on the bay


Website: http://www.roxbeach.com

Event Type: Family

This is a fun event! Meet the Beach's top wedding vendors in a tropical bayside setting. Enjoy free appetizer and dessert samples, vibrant entertainment, dance demonstrations, Bridal Fashion Expo and Men's Formal Wear display. Feeling adventurous? Seacrets Beach Cocktails are available for purchase! Vendors will be giving away prizes and gifts, including a Free Caribbean Cruise for Two from Rox Beach Weddings. 1pm to 4pm. $9 online or $10 cash at the door. For more information, contact Sean Rox at 410-289-7699 or sean@roxbeach.com or visit www.roxbeach.com.

Komen MD Ocean City Race for the Cure

April 14, 2018

On the Boardwalk

Inlet Lot & Boardwalk


Website: http://oc.komenmd.org/oceancity

Event Type: On the Boardwalk

The 7th Annual Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  Walk or run the recreational 5K or 1-mile route on the beautiful Ocean City boardwalk with the ocean by your side.  The Race Village in the inlet parking lot will feature food, music, kids' activities, a survivor tent, and a post-Race beer garden.  Race Village opens at 7:30am and the Race begins at 9am.  Funds raised benefit local breast health programs and national research.

Adults $30; Timed Runners add $5; Youths 11 and under $15.  Register online at www.komenmd.org/ocean city.

For more information, call Becky Bosstick at bbosstick@komenmd.org or 410-938-8990.

Spring Restaurant Week

April 15 - 29, 2018

Participating restaurants


Website: http://www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com

Event Type: Family

Many spectacular restaurants create special, fixed-price menus designed to tempt your taste buds.  No passes, tickets, or coupons are required.  Simply choose a participating restaurant and dine out.  For more information, visit www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com or call 410-289-6733.

Boardwalkin' for Pets

April 21, 2018


Inlet to 27th Street


Website: http://www.worcestercountyhumanesociety.org

Event Type: On the Boardwalk

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 8am to 12pm

Worcester County Humane Society annual fun event - walk-a-thon on the boards! All proceeds benefit the Ocean City area's no-kill pet shelter. Bring your pet for a fun day on the boards to help the animals or adopt a shelter dog for the day by making arrangements prior to the walk-a-thon. Registration fee.  8am to 12pm, rain or shine!  For more information, contact Sandy Summers at 443-235-5647 or visit www.worcestercountyhumanesociety.org.

Walk MS

April 21, 2018

Jolly Roger, 30th Street and Boardwalk

Website: http://www.walkmsmaryland.org

Event Type: On the Boardwalk

Walk MS is a 5K and 1-mile fundraiser to raise funding for research, programs and services for the 15,000 individuals living with MS in Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia.  The walk will begin at the Jolly Roger entrance on Philadelphia Ave. & 30th Street and participants will make their way to the boardwalk.  The 1-mile walk turn-around point and rest stop will be between 24th Street and 25th Street.  The 5K turn-around point and rest stop will be at 9th Street.  Teams that raise $5,000 will receive a 10x10 pop-up tent, which will be set up near the Jolly Roger tents.  The event will start off with registration and breakfast at 8am. For more information, contact Whitney at whitney.pogwist@nmss.org.

7:45-9:00am - Registration
8:00-8:45am - Entertainment, vendors, team pictures
8:45-9:00am - Opening Ceremonies
9:00am - Event Start - 1-mile and 5K

Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show

April 21 - 22, 2018

OC Convention Center

4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Website: http://www.treasuresoftheearth.com

Event Type: Convention Center

Treasures of the Earth
Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show

Fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, sterling silver jewelry, wire-wrapped jewelry, beads, pearls, loose gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils. For more information, contact Ellen White at 757-641-2124 or ellen@treasuresoftheearth.com or visit www.treasuresoftheearth.com. Admission is $5, age 16 and under are free.

Friday - Noon to 6pm
Saturday - 10am to 5pm
Sunday - 10am to 4pm

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

April 22, 2018

OC Performing Arts Center

4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Event Type: Concerts/Live Music

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

Heavenly Music: Mahler, Janice Changler, and Leon Fleisher

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

In the first half, the soloist is Leon Fleisher on the piano, and he will be performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major.  Also on that concert will be Egmont Overture composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven and on the second half Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 4 with guest soprano Janice Chandler.

Tickets: $40 & $45

Maryland International Kite Expo

April 27 - 29, 2018

Beach & Boardwalk

3rd Street to 6th Street


Website: http://www.kiteloft.com

Event Type: On the beach

Maryland International Kite Expo

A great spectator and participant event!  The Maryland International Kite Exposition will feature three fun-filled days of kite flying on the beautiful beaches of Ocean City, Maryland.  For more information, call Jay Knerr at 410-289-7855 or visit www.kiteloft.com.

Ward World Championship Carving Competition

April 27 - 29, 2018

OC Convention Center

4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Website: http://www.wardmuseum.org

Event Type: Convention Center

Carvers & visitors from around the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art.  Event includes judging, benefit auction, classes & seminars, demonstrations, children's activities and exhibitor booths of artisans & art supplies.  View world class bird carvings and sculptures, bid on world class art at the benefit auction.  Shop at over 100 exhibitor booths, and enjoy an abundance of kids activities at the Kids Corner.  Admission.  For more information, visit www.wardmuseum.org.

OC Island to Island Half Marathon/5K

April 28, 2018

Assateague Island to OC Inlet

410-289-2800 or 800-626-2326

Website: http://www.octrirunning.com

Event Type: Sports

Ocean City Island to Island Half Marathon/5K - April 28, 2018

Half Marathon runners start at the beautiful Assateague Island and finish their 13.1 miles in the historic Ocean City Inlet overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and white sandy beaches.  5K runners run on the historic Ocean City Boardwalk, finishing in the same location as the Half Marathon runners.  For more information, contact Chris Klebe at dom1414@aol.com or visit www.octrirunning.com.


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