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Free Halloween Activities in Ocean City, MD

OCMD is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway this fall! Bring the whole family and enjoy the free family-friendly Halloween activities that are happening all over town throughout October.

Once you decide which activities you’ll be participating in, you’re going to need somewhere to stay. End your days and start your mornings in an oceanfront suite at the Grand Hotel in Ocean City, MD! Located directly on the boardwalk, you’ll be in the middle of all of the action, ensuring you won’t miss a single thing. 

O.C.Toberfest Events

The annual O.C.Toberfest is back for its 12th year and you won’t want to miss it. From a pet costume parade to a beach maze, there’s something that everyone in the family will love! 

Check out some of these Spooktacular events: 

Beach Maze (October 19-22) 

A Halloween celebration in Ocean City, MD isn’t complete without getting lost in the annual beach maze. Plan to walk through the family-friendly Halloween-themed maze, open Thursday through Sunday from 10 am – 5:30 pm! 

Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade (October 21) 

Line up to watch the cutest parade you’ll ever see! Pets and their owners will be showing off their best Halloween costumes right on the boardwalk, with accompanying activities around N. Division Street. Bring the whole family and cheer on the most festive furry friends in town. This event will take place on Saturday from 1 pm – 2:30 pm.

The Great Pumpkin Race (October 22)

Grab a pumpkin and add some wheels! It’s time to take on Ocean City’s annual Great Pumpkin Race. Whether you’re a spectator or you’re participating in this unique event, you and your family will enjoy cheering on your favorite pumpkins. 

Drive in Disguise & Trunk or Treat (October 22)

What’s a Halloween celebration without trick-or-treating? Put on your favorite costumes and watch the spookiest Jeeps stroll down the beach, starting at 30th Street and ending at Jolly Roger® at the Pier. There will be a Trunk or Treat following the Jeep parade so don’t forget to bring your candy buckets!

Now that you have your weekend plans for your fall family getaway to Ocean City, MD, make sure to book your stay at the Grand Hotel. Located directly on the boardwalk, just steps away from the beach, you won’t miss a single O.C.Toberfest event. Come experience Spooky Season here in OCMD and secure your oceanfront suite at the Grand Hotel today!