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Halloween Festivities on Maryland’s Coast

Halloween Festivities on Maryland’s Coast

The summer season may be over but Worcester County and Maryland’s Coast come alive during the fall with small-town Halloween festivities. Whether you live locally or you’re visiting in the off-season, there’s still so much to enjoy. 

Ocean City, Ocean Pines, Berlin, Pocomoke, and Snow Hill, MD are ready for fall with Halloween events happening in town. Embrace the spooky season with things to do for all ages and mark your calendars with your favorite fall Worcester County, MD events!

Worcester County, MD Fall Events

Events in Ocean City, MD

Sunfest: Halloween Beach Maze

Sunfest is from October 20th to 23rd and has many Halloween festivities like the Beach Maze. All ages can enjoy the beach maze full of wicked witches, scarecrows, zombies, and more spooky decor as they make their way through the sand paths.

Sunfest: The Great Pumpkin Race

Register to compete in the Great Pumpkin Race! Take a pumpkin and wheels to make it race downhill the fastest and decorate it for special prizes. Get ready on Saturday, October 22 at 12 PM at the North Division Street pit area and race at 1 PM.

Sunfest: Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade & Pageant

On Sunday, October 23 at 12 PM, come see OCtoberfest’s most popular event on the Sunfest grounds. The pets will parade around and be shown off at the Midway Stage to compete for prizes. Register your pet here!

Shore Craft Beer Fest: OCtoberfest

The annual beer festival is back in town on October 29th to showcase local craft beer of all kinds. Buy your ticket for unlimited beer samples from your favorite local breweries like Burley Oak, Evolution Brewing, and more. The event is open to the whole family (including pets) for live entertainment, food trucks, vendors, and games.

Events in Berlin, MD

Berlin Oktoberfest

One of Berlin’s best events takes place on October 15th with the Berlin Oktoberfest and Sidewalk Sale. Enjoy authentic Oktoberfest music by The Edelweiss Band and performances by The Dunehounds. Shop vendors and snack on brats, pretzels, German chocolate cake, beer, and more!

Snow Hill, MD Events

Halloween in the Forest

At the historic site of Furnace Town, bring the whole family for Halloween in the Forest on October 22nd at 5:30 PM. Partake in trick-or-treating, games, music, entertainment, and more in the historic village.

Halloween Parade & Block Party

The Saturday before Halloween, participate in or watch the Halloween parade cross through Green Street and Market Street. Then, join us in downtown Snow Hill for a costume block party with all beer and alcohol sales supporting Diakonia of Ocean City, MD. 

Pocomoke City, MD Events

Haunted House & Hay Rides

At the Great Pocomoke Fair Grounds on October 28th, stop by from 6:30 PM to 10 PM for a haunted house and haunted hayrides experience!

Trunk or Treat

Also at the fairgrounds, enjoy Trunk or Treat on October 29th from 4:30 PM to 10 PM with pumpkin painting, a costume contest, a yummy bake sale, and more. 

Ocean Pines, MD Events

2nd Annual Haunted House

If you were brave enough to check out last year’s haunted house then you’re in for many tricks and treats this year! Visit the Ocean Pines Community Center on October 21st and 22nd for the spooky event featuring a werewolf forest, cornfield, morgue, circus, and more.


Are you excited yet? We’re ready for all the skele-fun that Maryland’s Coast has to offer. Check out our stories and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see what else is brewing in Worcester County, MD!