July 2017 Ocean City Maryland Event Calendar


Ocean City Events for July 2017

100 NIGHTS OF LIGHTS

5/27/2017 – 9/04/2017

N. DIVISION STREET BEACH

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

New this summer, Ocean City debuts 100 Nights of Lights beginning Memorial Day weekend and running nightly through Labor Day from 9pm to 11pm. This new lighting attraction features high-powered searchlights that will accent the sky and surrounding area around N. Division Street and the Boardwalk. Searchlights will move and sway, creating a dance of light to musical selections played through boardwalk speakers. The lights change into a variety of colors, bathing the surrounding beach scape and boardwalk in vibrant colors.

LULAROE AT THE BEACH

7/02/2017

CONVENTION CENTER
4001 COASTAL HWY, OCEAN CITY, MD 21842

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

LuLaRoe at the Beach – 12pm to 6pm(Sunday)
Cash and Credit cards only!

Over 25 Consultants with their entire inventories

SUNDAES IN THE PARK

NORTHSIDE PARK
125TH STREET

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

Event Type: Free Fun

Bring your picnic basket and beach chairs to Northside Park on 125th Street for ice cream sundaes and live entertainment. Sundaes in the Park is a family concert series offered most Sunday evenings in the summer months from 7pm to 9pm. For a small fee, enjoy your own ice cream sundae creation as you listen to your musical favorites and watch the sunset over the beautiful Assawoman Bay. Children’s entertainment is also presented each week. The night will end with a fireworks display at 9pm.

Entertainment Schedule:

  • July 2 – Jesse Garron’s Tribute to Elvis
  • July 9 – The Beach Bumz (Tropical Rock)
  • July 16 – Uprizing
  • July 23 – Kick It Out (Heart Tribute)
  • July 30 – Boy In Black (Johnny Cash Tribute)

OC MUSEUM SUMMER PROGRAMS

JULY 3 – AUGUST 26, 2017

BOARDWALK TRAM STATION (JUST NORTH OF THE MUSEUM)

410-289-4991

Event Type: Free Fun
OC Museum Summer Programs
These free programs are held daily at the Boardwalk Tram Station, just north of the Life-Saving Station Museum at the south end of the boardwalk. Enjoy fun facts and topics. Great free summer program for the entire family! A different subject each day. For more information, contact Sandy at 410-289-4991 or sandy@ocmuseum.orgor visit www.ocmuseum.org.

July 3 to August 26, 2017, at 10am (lasting approximately 30 minutes). There will be no program on Tuesday, July 4.

MOVIES ON THE BEACH (27TH STREET)

ON THE BEACH
27TH STREET
410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326
Event Type: Family

Free movies on the beach for the entire family! Bring your beach chair or a blanket and enjoy the night beside the ocean. Every Monday and Friday from June 26 to August 11 at 27th Street Beach at 8:30pm. All movies are subject to change and are weather permitting. Movies on the Beach at 27th Street are sponsored by the Commander Hotel. For more information, call Chris Clarke at 410-250-0125.

Movie Schedule

  • July 3 – Space Jam
  • July 7 – Surf’s Up 2
  • July 10 – The Jungle Book
  • July 14 – The Lego Batman Movie
  • July 17 – Pete’s Dragon
  • July 21 – The BFG
  • July 24 – Frozen
  • July 28 – Storks
  • July 31 – Finding Dory

 

MOVIES ON THE BEACH (118TH STREET)

CAROUSEL HOTEL
118TH STREET BEACH
410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326
Event Type: Family

Free movies on the beach for the entire family! Bring your beach chair or a blanket and enjoy the night beside the ocean. Every Wednesday from June 7 to August 30 at the Carousel Hotel, 118th Street, at 8:30pm. All movies are subject to change. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be held inside at the Carousel Hotel. For more information, call Chris Clarke at 410-250-0125.

Movie Schedule

  • July 5 – The Secret Life of Pets
  • July 12 – The BFG
  • July 19 – Finding Dory
  • July 26 – The Good Dinosaur

JULY 4TH CONCERT & FIREWORKS DOWNTOWN

JULY 4, 2017

N. DIVISION STREET BEACH

800-626-2326 OR 410-250-0125

Event Type: Free Fun

Enjoy a free concert at 8pm, followed by fireworks at 9:30pm on the beach at N. Division Street. For more information, call 800-626-2326 or 410-250-0125.
Entertainment: Triple Rail Turn

JULY 4TH CONCERT & FIREWORKS UPTOWN

JULY 4, 2017

NORTHSIDE PARK, 125TH STREET

800-626-2326 OR 410-250-0125

Event Type: Free Fun

Enjoy a free concert at 8pm, followed by fireworks at 9:30pm at Northside Park on 125th Street. For more information, call 800-626-2326 or 410-250-0125.
Entertainment: Mike Hines and The Look

SUNSET PARK PARTY NIGHTS

SUNSET PARK
S. DIVISION STREET ON THE BAY

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

Event Type: Concerts/Live Music

Enjoy a free concert while watching the sunset over the Isle of Wight Bay from the perfect location in Ocean City! Sunset Park is located along S. Division Street on the Bay, near the Coast Guard Station. Event begins at 7pm and runs to approximately 9pm. Admission to the park is free, while beverages, including beer, are available for purchase. It is recommended that attendees bring their own seating.

Every Thursday from July 6 to August 31, 2017, 7pm to 9pm

Entertainment Schedule:

  • July 6 – Oh Boy: A Tribute to Buddy Holly
  • July 13 – Tranzfusion (Rock)
  • July 20 – Lauren Glick (Blues/Soul/Rock)
  • July 27 – British Invasion Experience (Beatles Tribute Band)

FIRST FRIDAY OPENING RECEPTION FOR JULY EXHIBITS

JULY 7, 2017

OC CENTER FOR THE ARTS
502 94TH STREET, OCEAN CITY, MD 21842

410-524-9433

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.

This month features an exhibition by Maryland’s First Lady, Yumi Hogan.

CAPTAIN CRAIG SWIM

JULY 8, 2017

ON THE BEACH
14TH STREET BEACH

410-289-7556

Event Type: On the beach

Competitors swim a measured mile with the prevailing current to a finish line located at 14th Street. Open to the public. Awards presented. Commemorative t-shirt included with registration. Registration fee. For more information, contact Kristin Joson at kjoson@oceancitymd.gov.

BEACH FIREWORKS

N. DIVISION STREET BEACH

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

Event Type: Free Fun

Come join us for fireworks every Monday and Tuesday at 10:30pm from July 10 to Sep 4, 2017. Fireworks will be visible along the boardwalk.

  • July 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31
  • August 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
  • September 4

OC BEACH DANCE PARTY

CAROLINE STREET STAGE
CAROLINE STREET ON THE BEACH

410-250-0125 OR 800-626-2326

Event Type: Free Fun

Dance the evening away with live entertainment hosted by DJ Batman at Ocean City’s Caroline Street Stage on the beach by the Boardwalk! Grab your beach chair, blanket, and friends and head downtown for an evening of interactive entertainment. Come early to get a prime spot on the beach to enjoy the music and dance in the sand; adjacent to the best food offerings Ocean City’s Boardwalk has to offer! Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm. This event is for all ages. For more information, call 410-250-0125 or 800-626-2326. Please consider using public transportation, as parking is limited in the downtown area.

  • July 11 – DJ Batman
  • July 18 – “60’s Night” with DJ Batman and Janglebachs
  • July 25 – “70’s Night” with DJ Batman and the 1974

FAMILY BEACH OLYMPICS

JULY 11, 2017

ON THE BEACH
27TH STREET

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

Event Type: Family

Family Beach Olympics are back by popular demand! These fun-filled events include sand castle contests, tug-of-war, relay races and more. All activities are free. Parents are asked to stay with their children. For more information, call 410-250-0125.

Tuesdays from June 27 to August 8 at 27th Street Beach from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. There will be no Family Beach Olympics on July 4.

OC TUNA TOURNAMENT

JULY 14 – 16, 2017

OCEAN CITY FISHING CENTER
RT. 50 & INLET ISLE LANE, WEST OC

410-213-1121

Event Type: Fishing

The 30th Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament – World’s Largest Tuna Tournament

Come see over 100 boats weigh-in large tuna in hopes of winning over $500,000 in cash. Weigh-ins Fri., Sat. & Sun. 4:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Free to spectators. $900 entry fee for participants. For more information, contact Jennifer Blunt at ocfc@ocfishing.com.

OCEAN GAMES/SWIM OC/ BEACH FLIGHT FRISBEE

JULY 15, 2017

ON THE BEACH
CAROLINE STREET BEACH

410-200-0761

Event Type: On the beach

Ocean Games is an annual event held along the beautiful shoreline of Ocean City, MD. Conducted in cooperation with the Town of Ocean City, the Ocean City Beach Patrol, and the United States Coast Guard, the Ocean Games features three main competitions. “Swim Ocean City”, a WOWSA-sanctioned ocean race, features 1-mile, 3-mile, and 9-mile ocean swims, and Ultimate Flight Frisbee (competitive beach frisbee tournament).

In addition to providing you with an incredible open water experience, the Ocean Games’ mission is to raise funds for the Johns Hopkins Brain and Stroke Rehabilitation Program, while simultaneously increasing awareness of brain injuries and recovery and promoting the positive effects that sports have on the mind and the body. For more information, contact Corey Davis at corey197@gmail.com.

Hours: 8am to 5pm

OC CRUZERS CAR DISPLAY

JULY 16, 2017

SOMERSET STREET PLAZA NEAR BOARDWALK

410-289-7739

Event Type: Free Fun

OC Cruzers will display approximately 15 vehicles along Somerset Street Plaza. The owners of the vehicles will supervise and educate spectators about their older cars. Live music or DJ will be provided. Select Sundays 2:30 to 6pm. For more information, call 410-289-7739 or visit www.ocdc.org. Music Schedule TBA

FAMILY BEACH OLYMPICS

JULY 18, 2017

ON THE BEACH
27TH STREET

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

Event Type: Family

Family Beach Olympics are back by popular demand! These fun-filled events include sand castle contests, tug-of-war, relay races and more. All activities are free. Parents are asked to stay with their children. For more information, call 410-250-0125.

Tuesdays from June 27 to August 8 at 27th Street Beach from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. There will be no Family Beach Olympics on July 4

USSSA WORLD SERIES OPENING CEREMONY

JULY 24, 2017

INLET BEACH AREA – SOUTH OF THE PIER

410-548-4914

Event Type: Sports

The USSSA World Series Beach Bash Kick-Off Party kicks off the week-long youth softball tournament hosted in Wicomico County. The attendees of this event will be participants, including players and coaches, and their families. The ceremony consists of a team parade and introductions, a DJ, several speeches and welcomes, food for the players and coaches, and optional low impact games on the beach. For more information, call 410-548-4914 or email llyons@wicomicocounty.org.

FAMILY BEACH OLYMPICS

JULY 25, 2017

ON THE BEACH
27TH STREET

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

Event Type: Family

Family Beach Olympics are back by popular demand! These fun-filled events include sand castle contests, tug-of-war, relay races and more. All activities are free. Parents are asked to stay with their children. For more information, call 410-250-0125.

Tuesdays from June 27 to August 8 at 27th Street Beach from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. There will be no Family Beach Olympics on July 4.

HUK BIG FISH CLASSIC

JULY 28 – 30, 2017

TALBOT STREET PIER
311 TALBOT STREET

410-213-0325

Event Type: Fishing

Come see teams weigh in huge Marlin and Tuna for over $333,695 in prize money! Teams get to fish for 32 hours and bring back their heaviest fish from the Atlantic Ocean! Spectators are free. Great fun for the whole family. Win prizes for adults and kids during the weigh-ins, and don’t forget to get one of our Tournament T-shirts at the event! Come down to historic Talbot Street Pier between M.R. Ducks and the Angler Restaurant and check out the most exciting fishing tournament weigh-in event in the world! For more information, contact Brian Roberts at 410-213-0325 or thebigfishclassic@gmail.com, or visit www.bigfishclassic.com. Weigh-ins are 4pm to 9pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

GREEK FESTIVAL

JULY 28 – 31, 2017

CONVENTION CENTER
4001 COASTAL HWY.

410-289-2800 OR 800-626-2326

Event Type: Convention Center

Delmarva’s Largest GREEK FESTIVAL!
This is the 28th year that the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, on 40th Street & the Bay, will be transformed into a place for “All things Greek”, feeding and entertaining thousands of Delmarva tourists and local families alike.

Doors open daily at 12 noon to feed hungry Greek Festival goers authentic traditional Greek cuisine. All menu items are available for lunch or dinner times, dine in or carry out, including: Baked Lemon Chicken, Lamb Shank, Keftedes, Dolmathes, Spanakopita, Tiropitas, Greek Salad, Pastitsio, Moussaka and Gyro Sandwich.
Have a leisurely lunch and shop from the many unique vendors of jewelry, imports and art. Then hit the beach and come back for dinner & dancing when the place really rocks, after 5pm, to the Greek sounds of Golden Flame. Not shy, grab a hand and dance! A little shy, ok, enjoy watching the others, especially the Authentic Greek Dance Performers.
Feelin lucky? Buy a ticket or two for “The Best Odds in Town 1:200 chance to win up to $10,000”, enough for your own Greek vacation!
For dessert, enjoy a REAL Greek Coffee and some sweets from the amazing selection of pastries or have a hot bowl of fresh loukoumathes (fried dough puffs topped with honey syrup and cinnamon) or our Festival famous rice pudding, or one of each! To extend your Greek Festival experience, stock up on pastries like Baklava and Greek cookies, they freeze great (if they last that long)!

Admission is FREE!

Plenty of free parking, air-conditioned hall, handicap access, ATM on site. Visa/Mastercard/Discover accepted for food and vendor purchases.

For more information, visit www.stgeorgebythesea.org/greek-festival/ or call 410-524-0990. You can also visit us on Facebook at Greek Festival Ocean City Maryland. Festival proceeds benefit community and ministry programs of St. George Greek Orthodox Church.

OC BEACH PATROL CREW COMPETITION

JULY 29, 2017

ON THE BEACH
N. DIVISION STREET BEACH

410-289-7556

Event Type: On the beach

This is a great spectator event! Watch the OCBP lifeguards compete against each other in events and demonstrate their athletic skills. For more information, call 410-289-7556 or contact kjoson@oceancitymd.gov.

JESUS AT THE BEACH MUSIC & MINISTRY FESTIVAL

JULY 31 – AUGUST 2, 2017

CONVENTION CENTER AND CAROLINE STREET STAGE
40TH STREET AND CAROLINE STREET

410-289-1296

Event Type: Concerts/Live Music

Family-oriented Christian praise music, drama, and dance. Convention Center on 40th Street and at the Caroline Street Stage at the boardwalk. For more information, contact Gary at 410-289-1296, visit www.jesusatthebeach.org or email info@jesusatthebeach.org.

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