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Upcoming Festivals in Ocean City, MD

Summer may slowly be coming to an end, but don’t worry! There’s still so much to do in Ocean City! Make your next visit to OC an unforgettable one by experiencing the city’s upcoming events and annual festivals. Book your stay at the Grand Hotel to ensure you’re in the middle of all the action! We are an oceanfront hotel located on 21st Street on Ocean Highway, making it the perfect place to stay when you want to experience everything these festivals have to offer!

2023 OCMD Festivals

OC Jeep Fest: August 24th – 27th

Calling all Jeep enthusiasts! Get ready for an unforgettable weekend in Ocean City for Jeep Fest 2023. Experience the annual beach crawl, sand obstacle courses, and a large vendor show all weekend. Whether you’re a seasoned off-roader or a Jeep admirer, you’re guaranteed an action-packed adventure at OC Jeep Fest! 

Ocean City Balloon Festival: August 25th – 27th

Witness the sky come alive at the 1st annual Ocean City Balloon Festival! From tethered rides and flyaways to mesmerizing night glows, you won’t want to miss this unique festival. Sip on a glass of Triple Creek Winery wine while enjoying the sounds of live local musicians and delicious food from various food trucks, all while watching colorful hot air balloons fill the sky. With an artist village, kids’ games, and face painting, this festival promises a fun-filled experience for all ages! 

Wine on the Beach: September 8th – 9th

Take part in the classic OC fall event, Wine on the Beach, where you can indulge in the finest wines from Maryland wineries. Enjoy on-stage entertainment as you sample and purchase a variety of wines. In addition to wines, there will also be local craft breweries in attendance, with microbrews available for purchase! No matter your beverage of choice, there’s something for everyone. Grab some friends, a blanket, and some chairs, and come experience the fun at Wine on the Beach!

OC Bikefest:  September 13th – 17th

Rev up your engines and join over 100,000 motorcycle enthusiasts for OC Bikefest, the largest motorcycle rally on the East Coast! With a hefty line-up of things to see and do, including custom bike builders, live concerts every day, stunt shows, vendor exhibits, and exhilarating bike rides, you’re guaranteed to have a good time! This year, iconic music acts like Lynyrd Skynyrd will be taking the main stage. If you’re a true motorcycle lover, be sure to mark your calendars for this unmissable event!

OC AdventureFest: September 22nd – 24th

Get ready for a weekend of concerts and an indoor sports & gun show benefitting the Ocean City Helping Heroes Foundation! At night, enjoy performances from award-winning singer Lee Greenwood, known for his patriotic hit “God Bless the U.S.A,” and the legendary Don McLean, with his iconic song “American Pie.” During the day, explore the hunting, fishing, and gun show inside the convention center. Come to an adventure-filled weekend in OC while supporting a great cause!

Where Will You Stay?

Now that we’ve laid it all out for you, you may be wondering where you’re going to stay for all of these upcoming festivals! As a premier accommodation in Ocean City, the Grand Hotel offers the perfect stay for any OC festival weekend. With our prime ocean-front location on Coastal Highway, you can easily access all the festival venues and events while enjoying the comfort of our spectacular hotel. Our friendly and attentive staff is dedicated to ensuring that your experience is nothing short of amazing!

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing retreat or an action-packed getaway, book your stay at the Grand Hotel and make the most of your time at these upcoming festivals!