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Cure for Spring Fever | OCMD Spring Events

Ocean City Spring Events are About to Heat Up!

As January comes to an end, we can’t help but daydream about the upcoming spring season. In just a few short weeks, the weather will start to break, the school year will begin winding down, and an energetic atmosphere will set in.  From outdoor fun to indoor arts and craft shows, once March rolls around, Ocean City will be bustling with events.  If you have a bad case of spring fever, then the place to be is down by the beach where you can relax, unwind and recharge.  Sounds like music to our ears!

Check Out Our Favorite Upcoming Events

  • March 11th – St. Patrick’s Day 5K – Join Ocean City locals at this annual 5K taking place on 4th St. & the Boardwalk. The run will start around 9 a.m., and post-run celebrations will take place at Shenanigans Irish Pub on 4th St. Take advantage of this awesome event to get out in the fresh air and channel your inner Leprechaun.
  • March 11th – St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Even if you are not a runner, you can still enjoy some St. Patty’s Day fun at this annual parade on the Boardwalk. There will be countless floats, local celebrities, food and marching units. Everyone is Irish for the day! Parade begins at 12 p.m. and will run from 58th St. to 44th St.
  • March 17th – Home, Condo and Outdoor Show – Held at the Convention Center on 40th St. and Coastal Highway, visitors can walk through countless vendors with decor, remodeling ideas, and more! The show will be held throughout the weekend. For more information, please visit
  • April 8th – Rescues Rock the Runaway Show – Bring yourself and all your furry friends for some fun. The event includes informational seminars, pet vendors – and for the main event – a fashion show for both pets and owners to walk in! Enjoy shopping, prizes and plenty of free goodies.  Your four-legged BFF will never want to leave!
  • April 15th – Easter Bunny Fun Shop – This is a great holiday event to share with friends and family. Arts and crafts, face painting, egg hunts, games, entertainment and food will all be available. Don’t forget to get your picture with the Easter Bunny! This spring event will be taking place at Northside Park (125th St.)
  • May 4th-7th – Springfest – This is the best part about the spring season at the beach. The 27th annual FREE festival will be filled with awesome food, live entertainment, and the best vendors to shop from! Springfest is held at the Inlet parking lot, located on the south end of the Boardwalk. Eat, shop, and then take a nice stroll on the beach for the perfect ending to your day.
  • May 18th-21st – Cruisin’ Ocean City – Don’t miss one of the East Coast’s most popular car shows, with over 3,400 hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more.  Enjoy live entertainment, celebrity guests, vendors, and Boardwalk car parades on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Vacation Rentals for the Perfect Spring Getaway

Don’t let the stress of finding a place to stay that accommodates everyone stop you from having fun. Vantage has you covered, and we will work with you to find the perfect place that fits your needs. So, mark your calendars and start planning the best spring getaway in Ocean City, Maryland!  Here are a few of our popular spring rentals:

  • Sunset Island 2 Hidden Cove Way 3D – Nestled in the beautiful gated community of Sunset Island (67th St.), enjoy a 3-BR, 2-BA condo that sleeps six. The unit comes with a private balcony with gorgeous water views, a fully-equipped kitchen, a flat-screen TV, a gas fireplace, and parking.
  • Belmont Towers 205 – This 3-BR, 3-BAoceanfront condo is big enough for 10. Located on 2 Dorchester St., this is the perfect downtown location! Step out of your condo right onto the Boardwalk, just steps from the warm sand. The unit is equipped with a private balcony, rooftop pool, fitness center, and Wi-Fi.
  • Gateway Grand 314 – Located on 48th St., this 3-BR, 3-BA condo sleeps eight. Enjoy all the comforts of home and great amenities such as indoor/outdoor pools, fitness centers, game room, private parking, FREE Wi-Fi, and ocean views!

To explore more properties, visit our website and customize your own search, or speak with a Vacation Coordinator to discover your perfect spring vacation rental!


Ocean City Winter Wonderland

Tis’ the Season

As the Holidays approach, it’s time to start planning and what better 1a3way to spend your Holidays other than at the beach! Watch Ocean City transform into a winter wonderland as lights and garland take over every street. It’s a time for fun, laughter, and joy, so gather family & friends for a memorable Holiday at the beach. Join us for low rates and fun events.
Starting on November 19th – Northside park will be lit up with more than one million Christmas lights. Aboard the Winterfest Express to get the best tour of the beautiful display. The opening lighting ceremony begins at 5:30 on the 19th, enjoy festive music, hot chocolate, gift shops, pictures with Santa and free Winterfest Express rides for the opening night only. Winterfest Lights will be up on display until January 3, 2017.
November 24th – The day for many thanks! Thanksgiving is one of the best Holidays of the year, it is all about spending time with the ones we love. Book one of our many beautiful off-season properties and cook your thanksgiving meal in a dream kitchen! High-end, beautiful interiors that are spacious enough for the whole gang!20_-_broad_marsh_113c_-_kitchen_area

November 25th – A shopper’s favorite day, Black Friday! Get the best deals and prices all day at stores all over Ocean City. Stop by theTanger Outlets, located across route 50 bridge, in West OC. The shopping doesn’t stop there, from Nov. 25-27th is Holiday Shopper’s Fair.
December 4th – Winterfest of Lights 5K. Get your athleticism on and run or walk the 5K for a good cause!
December 31st – Get your party shoes on, it’s New Years Eve!! Celebrate the New Year of 2017 and don’t miss the fantastic firework display over Northside Park at midnight, accompanied by live entertainment, food, and the Winterfest Lights.
January 1st – Ocean City’s Annual New Years Penguin Swim! Bring in the New Year being one of the first to go for a little dip in the Atlantic Ocean. Located beach side at the Princess Royale Hotel, 91st ST. Registration starts at 11:30a.m., followed by the swim at 1p.m.