FSK & Ocean City Calendar of Events

Check out what great events are in town while you are on vacation... better yet plan your stay around one! Events in Red are on site at the Francis Scott Key, all other events in blue are events within the town of Ocean City Maryland.

September 20-23 2018

ADMISSION TO SUNFEST IS FREE! The weather is beautiful and there's plenty to do at Ocean City, MD's biggest and best festival. Enjoy four fun-filled days of arts and crafts, delicious food, hayrides, kids activities and musical entertainment. Plus, Sunfest hosts big musical headliners every year! Visit ococean.com for more information.

Endless Cruisin Ocean City
October 4-7 2018

Fall Car Festival. Indoor Car Show, Outdoor Car Boardwalk Parade and Endless Entertainment all weekend! Visit ococean.com for more information.

Fall Festival at the Beach
October 20-22 2018

TRUNK OR TREAT -- On the boardwalk north of the amusement pier.
Trunk or Treat will take place on the Boardwalk south of Caroline Street and north of the amusement pier after the Drive in Disguise (October 20) gets parked and set up. Drive in Disguise participants have the option of participating in this candy and treat give-away. The event is expected to begin at approximately 3:40pm and will last as long as the participants have treats to give.

HOWL-O-WEEN PET PARADE -- Located at North Division Street on the Boardwalk.
Bring your dog, cat, bird or other family pet for Ocean City's "Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade", Saturday, October 20, on the boardwalk near North Division Street. While the event is free to participate, donations of pet supplies and monetary donations will be collected to benefit the Worcester County Humane Society. The pageant on the boardwalk beginning promptly at 1pm.

DRIVE IN DISGUISE -- from 27th Street south to the amusement pier.
 It's a parade of costumed cars from 27th Street to North Division Street on the Boardwalk on Saturday, October 20. Vehicles at the parade end point will line up on the concrete part of the boardwalk north of the pier where voting and award presentations will take place. The public will be able to vote for their favorite decorated car. Each vote is one dollar. A People's Choice award as well as additional certificates will be awarded.

Fall Festival at the Beach
October 26-28 2018

THE GREAT PUMPKIN RACE  --  Located on the sand at North Division Street and the Boardwalk.
The fun continues with "The Great Pumpkin Race" Saturday, October 27, on the Boardwalk. Build your own pumpkin race car to compete in this wacky and zany side-by-side down-hill race. Plus there will be lots of room to watch these exciting races with live play-by-play by the event announcer. Prizes will be awarded in each division as well as for creativity. If you're ready to start building your ghastly but spirited race car, download the complete event rules from OCocean.com or SpecialEventPro.com. Registration and team check-in begins at 12noon with races commencing at 1pm.

Indoor Pool & Hotel Closure
October 28 - December 26 2018

The Francis Scott Key will be closed from October 28 to December 26, 2018 with the Indoor pool on the 27th Our office hours are Monday- Friday for Reservations from 9am-4pm. 1-800-213-0088. 

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  • Local Events

    Cruisin Ocean City

    Cruisin' Ocean City

    This popular car show features over 3,400 hot rods, customs, classics, street machines, muscle cars and more. Live entertainment, celebrity guests...

  • FSK Map

    Cruisin Ocean City

    A Birds Eye View

    The Francis Scott Key Resort is home to a number of swimming facilities, playgrounds and restaurants. Get an overhead view of the resort and know your way around.

  • Attractions

    Cruisin Ocean City

    Peg Leg Putt Putt

    Our FREE miniature golf course consists of 9 beautifully landscaped holes, with a bridge over a stream, waterfall, octopus, cannon, skull cave, treasure chest and more.

Our family resort is located in sunny Ocean City Maryland

12806 Ocean Gateway Ocean City, MD 21842

Hotel Office - 410-213-0088
Toll free - (800) 213-0088
Fax - (410) 213-2854
Skype - francis.scott.key.family.resort


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