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Posted: November 1, 2019

The holidays are upon us and the town of Ocean City, Maryland is nothing short of over the top when it comes to events and holiday celebrations throughout the month of November. From legendary musicals to visits from Santa, you’ll be sorry if you miss out. Plan your vacation to the Clarion Resort and visit OCMD this Novemb

“We Will Rock You” – The Queen Musical

Did you love the box office success, Bohemian Rhapsody? Then head into Ocean City, MD on November 8 for the Queen-inspired musical We Will Rock You. The musical, in existence since 2002, was recently reworked by Queen guitarist Brian May, to include a more authentic Queen-sound before being relaunched on their North American tour. Visit the Performing Arts Center on 40th Street for this legendary Broadway show that is stopping in Ocean City for one night only before continuing on their 60-city tour of the US. 

Storm Warriors Run & Turkey Trot Golf Open

Jog into Ocean City on Saturday, November 9 for the Storm Warriors 5K Run/Walk. Start at the Ocean City Life Saving Museum and run the boards down to 15th Street and back! Sign-in/ registration is at 8 am, and the race begins at 9 am. 

The action’s not over yet! Take your swing at some great golfing one last time before the weather gets cold! The Turkey Trot Golf Open at Eagle’s Landing Golf Course will be held on November 17 at 9:30 am. 

Winterfest of Lights

There’s something about the lights to make you feel like the Christmas magic is finally in the air. Visit the Winterfest of Lights in Ocean City this holiday season and ride the tram through the spectacular light show, where you’ll find over one million holiday lights and animations on display. This one-mile journey will take you through 58 acres of lights, and even features a 50-foot Christmas tree! Admission to board the ride is $5 for guests 12 and older, and FREE for children under 11. 

Pro Tip: Did you know that the Clarion Resort Hotel offers a one-night deluxe package for guests from November 20 – December 29? Enjoy a deluxe guestroom, $50 meal credit per room (valid at any of the Clarion’s food and beverage outlets), and 2 tickets to the Winterfest of Lights at Northside Park! Click here for more details! 

Winterfest Schedule

November 21 – December 31

Sunday-Thursday 5:30-9:30 pm

Friday-Saturday 5:30-10:30 pm 

Light-Up Downtown Winter Festival

It’s time to light up the town! Visit the Boardwalk at the Ocean City Inlet on Saturday, November 23 from 2-6 pm and watch the beautiful tree lighting! This event is FREE and the perfect time to get some early shopping done for the entire family! Visit local vendors and listen to live music. There will also be crafts, games, and prizes for the kids, and even a visit from Santa! 

Holiday Shoppers Fair

Spend your Thanksgiving weekend in Ocean City, MD and visit the Holiday Shopper’s Fair November 29 – December 1 at the Convention Center. Check out unique handmade merchandise, candles, jewelry, and more! There are even activities for the kids and photos with Santa! Enjoy free parking, a food court, and fun door prizes! 

Schedule of Events

November 29 – December 1

Friday and Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm 

No matter where your plans lead you this Holiday Season, be sure to make the Clarion Resort part of your Ocean City stay!