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Mako Mania Shark Tournament

Mako Mania is back in OCMD! This legendary shark tournament will take place over 2 days in Mahia Marina for it’s 22nd year! The Mako Mania Shark Tournament is the start of the season for Bahia Marina, and continues to gain traction in popularity year after year! The tournament first began in 1996, and sees anglers competing to bring in the largets mako shark, with added entry levels for bluefish and thresher sharks as well.

Mako Mania Shark Tournament allows boats of any size to compete, and with good weather, daily weigh-ins run from 4pm to 7pm daily.

Whethere you’re testing your hand and competing yourself, or you want to come and watch the action unfold, the Grand Hotel & Spa in Ocean City has your accomodations covered! Enjoy refreshments and great food from Fish Tales while watching the tournament, or head out to explore the rest of the Marina and the surrounding area!

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When you book your stay at the Grand Hotel & Spa in Ocean City, Maryland, all of the fun and excitment is just a short walk away! Jolly Roger Amusement Parks is a great way to spend a few hours with your family, with plenty of rides, boardwalk games, and live entertainment, Jolly Roger has something for the whole family! The park itself is only a 5 minute trip from the Grand Hotel, or a 25 minute walk if you want to enjoy the beautiful weather in Ocean City this time of year! Jolly Roger Amusement Parks is also home to Splash Mountain and Speed World! Splash Mountain features legendary waterpark rides, and Speed World is home to the worlds first go-kart roller coaster, the Cyclone!

The Casino at Ocean Downs off of Ocean Gateway is also a great venue to spend a luxurious night-out after being in the sun watching the Mako Mania all day!

Other Ocean City attractions worth checking out include the Ocean City Life-Saving Sation Museum, the legendary Ocean City Boardwalk, and  Assateague Island State Park! Visit us in Ocean City and check out all the fun for yourself!