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Explore OC's Guide to Halloween in Ocean City!

Explore OC's Guide to Halloween in Ocean City!

In Ocean City, Maryland we love the holidays! From October through the New Year, the town is jam-packed with tons of fun events and activities for the entire family! Check out a full list of events below and visit OCMD this October for all of your Halloween fun!

Get in the swing of Halloween with the Downtown Association of Ocean City, at Glen Riddle Golf Course for a Halloween-themed golf tournament, TRICK or TEE TIME Golf Tournament on October 24th! Then on Saturday, the 26th put on your running shoes for the Seaside 10 Mile/ 5K Halloween Run! Dress up in your most outrageous costumes and take in the ocean views as you run either the 10 mile or 5k course! 

Are you looking for the perfect Halloween Party? You know that Ocean City has you covered! Head into Seacrets Jamaica USA on October 26th for their Halloween Party & Costume Contest where you can win a Trip for Two to Jamaica for the best costume! Enjoy live entertainment from Full Circle, DJ Bobby-O, and more! Or bring the entire family to Northside Park on October 27th for the Halloween Spook-Out Party for carnival games, hayrides, costume contests and more! Seacrets Jamaica USA is also putting on its Local’s Halloween Party and Costume Contest on Halloween night! Win gift certificates for best costume, and enjoy drink specials all night long!

Visit Fager’s Island for a Haunted Island Halloween on October 26th! Featuring spooky sounds by DJ RobCee, Groovealicious Disco Band, and DJ Groove! Enjoy happy hour specials, Halloween Costume Contest with cash prizes and more! Or head into Harpoon Hanna’s the same day, where the team at Harpoon Hanna’s and Team Refuge is partnering up to bring you the 7th Annual Halloween Party benefiting the American Cancer Society! Enjoy music by DJ Jon Boi, happy hour pricing, 50/50 raffles, and so much more!

Join us on October 19th for the Spookiest Night of Your Life at the Art League of Ocean City’s $5 Film Festival! Join us for horror selections from the 2019 Ocean City Film Festival, enjoy refreshments and enter the costume contest for a chance to win festival passes! Then head into Ocean Pines for their legendary Halloween Fall Festival on October 26th! You’re in for a treat at White Horse Park for this free event where festival-goers will enjoy carnival games, pony rides, a haunted hayride and so much more! 

Don’t miss the Monster Ice Skating Party at the Carousel Hotel on October 27th! Enjoy wicked food at the Bistro and happy hour at the Bamboo Lounge, this event includes an Ice Ring Costume Contest, a free bounce house, and much more!

What better way to show your Halloween spirit than through supporting your local bat populations? Join the Maryland Coastal Bays Program for their Bat Box Bash to build your own bat roost, and hear from a local bat expert during the workshop on October 29th!

Looking forward to O.C.toberfest? Head into Ocean City towards North Division Street and gear up for two full weeks of Halloween fun! From the Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade to the Drive and Disguise Parade and Trunk or Treating, there’s something for the whole family at O.C.toberfest, click here for a complete list of events and activities! 

Locals Tip: Branch out! At Explore OC, we’re partial to Ocean City, Maryland, but the awesome towns that surround us always have fun activities for the holidays, too! Check out the Town of Berlin for their Outdoor Movie Night, featuring Halloween movies on Main Street, or catch It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown at The Globe Theatre! Don’t miss out on Halloween Happenings at the Salisbury Zoo on Oct. 19th and 26th for trick-or-treating around the zoo, a haybale maze, and so much more!

We warned you that Ocean City celebrates big over the holidays! Now is the best time to mark your calendars and plan your vacations to OCMD! Be sure to follow @ExploreOC on Facebook and Instagram for up to date information and tag us in your photos for a chance to be featured!

Happy Halloween!