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Winter Events in Ocean City, MD stay at the Grand Hotel

Winter Events in Ocean City, MD

The fun winter events never stop in Ocean City, MD! OCMD hosts year-round events that appreciate history, art, and more. From craft shows and film festivals to annual parades and popular events for families, there’s always something going on. You can plan your visit around these celebrations when you book with the Grand Hotel! Let us keep you updated with all the winter events going on in town.

OCMD February Events

Valentine’s Day: Celebrate that special someone by the beach in Ocean City, MD! Plan a weekend getaway or a romantic dinner this Valentine’s Day weekend. Book a hotel room with the Grand Hotel and enjoy Valentine’s weekend specials at some of the best restaurants on the Eastern Shore. Plenty of bars and pubs are still open so you and your sweetheart can hit the town after dinner! If you feel like staying in, the Grand Hotel has oceanfront rooms with a king-jetted tub for you to kick back and relax in. Make a trip to Ocean City, MD part of your Valentine’s Day tradition.

Seaside Boat Show: The #1 inside boat show on the Eastern Shore is back! The 40th annual Seaside Boat Show will be hosted at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on February 17-19th. Over 140 exhibitors with 350 boats and more than 30 boat dealers will be present. Vendors with unique jewelry, crafts, and apparel will also be available for you to purchase. Tickets are $10 for adults, $1 for children under 14, and $15 each for weekend passes. For the schedule and more information check out Seaside Boat Show 2023.

OCMD March Events

Ocean City Film Festival: This 4-day festival is hosted by the Art League of Ocean City, MD. The Ocean City Film Festival attracts people from all over the country to watch and appreciate the art of short films. This event kicks off March 2-5, 2023. One-day passes for $35 and four-day passes for $125 will be available for purchase! All passes include days worth of films and after-parties that continue after the showings. Use this as an excuse to come to the beach in March and for a chance to meet talented filmmakers!

St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival: The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a town favorite and we want you to experience the fun! This event is scheduled for March 11th and takes place from 60th to 44th street on Coastal Highway. We suggest getting into town around 11 AM so you can secure a front-row spot for the parade that starts at noon! The fun is just getting started—there’s a St. Patrick’s Day bar crawl afterward on the famous Ocean City boardwalk. The Grand Hotel happens to be conveniently located on the boardwalk on 21st street so plan ahead and book your stay! Be smart, save money on rides, and be within walking distance of all the bars and pubs.

Home Condo & Outdoor Show: Is your home in need of a remodel? Do you love unique decorations and accessories that complement your home? The Home Condo & Outdoor Show sounds like the event for you. Mark your calendars for March 17-19th and be prepared to spend the day(s) at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center! Ideas from exhibitors on renovating, remodeling, decorating, and more will be shared and discussed. Tickets are $6 for adults, seniors, and students. Kids under 13, Military, Police, and Fire with ID will have free admission.


What are you waiting for? Start packing and get ready to come to Ocean City, MD! Book your stay with the Grand Hotel and be close to all the wintertime events.