After what many have said to be a most erratic winter weather-wise, the ‘best’ beach town in the Mid-Atlantic region is gearing up to offer some great events and activities to begin the official 2013 season. Come on down and enjoy our Ocean City Maryland Springtime offerings. We’ve got a new, ‘OLD’ Boardwalk and plenty of sand in which to play!
GEM, MINERAL AND JEWELRY SHOW – April 19-21, 2013, Ocean City Maryland Convention Center. The Spring Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show – 14k, sterling silver jewelry, pearls, beads, loose stones, crystals & more. Classic and contemporary designs for show and sale. Admission. Friday 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
For more information, contact Barbara Haney at 804-746-7663 or email@example.com or visit www.treasuresoftheearth.net.
KOMEN MD – OCEAN CITY RACE FOR THE CURE - April 21, 2013, Inlet Parking Lot. The Race Village, located at the Inlet Lot, will open at 6 a.m. The 5K Run will start at 8 a.m., the 5K & 1-mile walk will start at 8:30 a.m. Fees are $10 for children 11 years old and younger, $35 for adult registration and $40 for timed runner registration. On race day, prices will be $15 for children and $45 for adults. Only those who register prior to race day may be timed runners. Timed registration is not offered on race day.
The USTF certified 5K route begins with the start line at the Atlantic Hotel on the Boardwalk. The route then heads north on the boardwalk, left on 15th Street, left on Baltimore Avenue heading south back into the Inlet, with the finish line of the certified 5K route ending near the ferris wheel on the north end of the parking lot.
For more information, contact Lydia Wooten at 443-235-8407 or visit www.komenmd.org.
WARD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WILDFOWL CARVING COMPETITION AND ART FESTIVAL – April 26 – 28, 2013, 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.
SPRINGFEST – May 2 – 5, 2013, Inlet Parking Lot.
Springfest celebrates spring and the upcoming summer season. It is four dynamic days of delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four huge big-top tents located in the Inlet Lot at the south end of Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk.
Springfest serves up a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. Admission to the four-day event is free! All entertainment is free with the exception of the headline acts.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 – BEATLEMANIA AGAIN – The ultimate Beatles experience – 7:00 p.m. – Reserved Seating – $10 & $5.
Friday, May 3, 2013 – JUSTIN MOORE – Country – 8:00 p.m. – Reserved Seating – $25-$45.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 – FOREIGNER – Rock Legends – 8:00 p.m. – Reserved Seating – $27-$59. SOLD OUT
6TH ANNUAL BERLIN MD JAZZ & BLUES BASH – May 4th 2013, Berlin MD Main Street. A celebration of music and art, the Jazz & Blues Bash features jazz and blues artists throughout the region on two outdoor stages, plus select art and food vendors lining the streets of historic Berlin, MD. Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information contact the Berlin MD Chamber of Commerce 410-641-4775 or visit the website at www.BerlinChamber.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
OCEAN CITY RESTAURANT WEEK – SPRING 2013 – May 6-12, 2013 Town-wide. Many spectacular restaurants will create special menus designed to tempt your taste buds. Special, fixed-priced menus will be offered throughout the two-week event. No passes, tickets or coupons are required. Just simply choose a participating restaurant and dine out during the dates of the promotion. For information call the Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association at 1-800-626-2326 x 2 or visit www.oceancityrestaurantweek.com
CRUISIN’ OCEAN CITY – May 16 – 19 2013, Convention Center, Inlet Parking Lot. Popular car show features over 3,400 hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more. Live entertainment, celebrity guests, special attractions, boardwalk parades, manufacturers vendor midway and more. Show Hours: Thurs.-Sat., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.- 4 p.m at the Inlet, and 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the OC Convention Center. Admission. Boardwalk Parades.
So many things to see and do, so make sure you cruise on down to Ocean City, MD, for the 23rd Annual Cruisin’ Ocean City.
For more information, visit www.cruisinoceancity.com.
SPRING ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW - May 25-26, 2013, Ocean City Convention Center. Ocean City’s only Memorial Day weekend craft show featuring vendors displaying garden accessories, jewelry, candles, florals, nautical items, wood crafts & homemade items. Also handmade chocolates/fudge, dip mixes. Admission.
For more info – Cropperjl@aol.com
Check back here soon to see more featured events coming this summer in Ocean City Maryland!