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Hotels Near Ocean’s Calling in OCMD

Mark your calendars for the last weekend of September! Ocean’s Calling, the 3-day music festival in Ocean City, MD, will take over part of the Ocean City boardwalk for a weekend of music you won’t want to miss. If you plan on heading down for the show, you’ll want to plan your accommodations wisely. Luckily, the Grand Hotel in Ocean City offers a fantastic place to rest after the long days of festivities.

Ocean’s Calling Music Festival

This exciting event takes place right in Ocean City’s inlet, offering an incredible lineup of top names in music on three separate stages. The festival kicks off on Friday, September 29th, 2023, and wraps up on Sunday, October 1st, 2023. Gates will open at noon daily, with musical performances throughout the entire day, until 11pm.

The lineup is what this festival is all about! Friday sets the tone with well-known acts like Alanis Morissette, O.A.R., and a closing performance by Jack Johnson. Saturday will be packed with music as well, with back-to-back sets from stars like Sheryl Crow, Noah Kahan, and John Mayer. Make sure you don’t plan to head out just yet! To end this 3-day music festival, Weezer, Fitz & The Tantrums, and The Lumineers will be hitting the stages on Sunday, October 1st. And that’s just scratching the surface—there are plenty of other amazing artists lined up for Ocean’s Calling 2023.

The fun doesn’t stop at the music! There will be numerous food vendors, dishing up Ocean City’s tastiest local food. Whether you’re craving gyros, tacos, specialty pizza, or even Bavarian and Asian cuisine, there’s something to satisfy every craving. 

Want a quick music break or maybe a change of scenery? Hop on the Giant Wheel at Jolly Roger Amusement Park and take in the views of the beach-side festival from above! Your festival ticket includes free access to all of Jolly Roger’s rides at the pier.

Amazing music, delicious food, and exciting amusement park rides—all in one weekend! Now the only question is where you’re going to stay. Look no further than the Grand Hotel in the heart of Ocean City, MD. Conveniently located right off the boardwalk on 22nd Street, our oceanfront hotel provides you with easy access to get to and from the festival without any hassle. 

Mark your calendars, purchase your tickets, and reserve your room at the Grand Hotel to make the most of this music-filled weekend!