August is a great month to spend in Ocean City, with events happening almost every weekend! Kicking off with the 8th Annual Berlin Peach Festival & Heritage Fair on August 6th. Starting at 11a.m. and ending at 4pm, enjoy pie-baking, pie-eating contests, craft demonstrations, music, games & much much more. Located at The Calvin B. Taylor Museum in Berlin, MD. From August 8-12 experience the biggest & richest billfish tournament on the East Coast, The White Marlin Open. Cheer anglers on as they fight to bring in the biggest fish, scales open every day Monday-Friday starting at 4p.m. Food, clothing, jewelry & drink vendors will be set up for a great day at Harbor Island. Celebrate the mid of August with Surfers’ Healing, a one day surf camp for children & young adults living with autism. This warming and heart felt event is our communities way of giving back by exposing these individuals to the unique experience of surfing. The camp will be held on August 17th on 37th Street at Castle in the Sand Hotel. Ladies grab your fishing gear & get ready for Poor’s Girls Open, a female only billfish release tournament which all benefits goes towards breast cancer research. Event takes place at Bahia Marina | Fishtales on August 18-20. Don’t put your fishing gear away just yet, The Mid-Atlantic tournament begins August 21st.
Celebrate the 3rd Annual OC Sandfest August 22-28. Stroll down the boardwalk between N Division St & 4th St to enjoy incredible giant sand sculptures crafted by master champion sculptors. Family fun activities & attractions will be on site for everyone to enjoy, from sand sculpting classes to sculpting demonstrations. Bring the whole family down for a sand-filled week! Finally, bringing August to an end are 2 favorite events, OC Jeep Week and North American Sea Glass Festival. Ocean City Jeep Week begins on August 25th and ending on the 28th. The Island will be packed with all kinds of jeeps of all makes & models participating in beach crawls, Show & shines, and Jeep jams. Don’t forget the North American Sea Glass Festival held on August 26-27th at the Convention Center. Well-known sea glass jewelers, vendors, and collectors will come from all over to participate in this great one of a kind festivals. August will be one of the best months yet!!