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Holiday Festivities in Ocean City, MD

Ocean City, MD is known for its summer season but the winter comes pretty close. There is still so much to do and see, so be sure to add these events to your calendar and don’t miss out on any fun. These holiday festivities in Ocean City, MD will have you singing loudly for all to hear!

Too busy with the holiday season to plan your stay? Don’t worry! The Grand Hotel has you covered and is sure to meet all of your travel needs. Check out all the room types we offer to get your ideal spot. 

Events for Holidays in OCMD

Winterfest of Lights: November 17, 2022 – December 31, 2022 

Winterfest of Lights is back! This has been a town favorite for years and is sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit (even the grinch). Thousands of light displays are spread out through a magical walking tour where you’re able to purchase hot chocolate and get your picture with Santa. Admission is $6.00 for guests 12 years and older, 11 and under is free of charge. 

40th Annual Holiday Shoppers Fair: November 25, 2022 – 27

Ready to shop til you drop? We have just the 3-day event for you! The annual Holiday Shoppers Fair will be hosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, with FREE parking. There will be local vendors, face painting, a food court, and much more! A $3.00 entry fee is required but is good for the whole weekend, ages 12 and under can attend for free. Put your shopping shoes on and head into town!

Ocean City Christmas Parade: December 3, 2022 

Join the town of Ocean City in celebrating the 39th annual Christmas Parade! The parade kicks off at 11:00 AM on Old Landing road north and stops at 120th street. Be sure to get into town early and claim a good spot to see Santa and all the floats—also dress warm for the weather. We can’t wait to see you and your family! 

Don’t miss out on any of these holiday festivities in Ocean City, MD. You’re sure to have a great time—maybe even more fun than the kids! Stay near all the events by booking your stay with the Grand Hotel, located right on Ocean City, MD’s very own boardwalk. Check out our vacation packages for the best deals this holiday season!