IT’S the holiday season and Santa Claus is coming to town! Over the next two months, we get to shop ‘till we drop, watch the tree lighting at City Hall, go on carriage rides, and get ready to ring in 2023.
COMINGS AND GOINGS
This fall, four OC beloved businesses closed their doors – OC Surf Cafe, Voltaco’s, Starfish Cafe, and Wards Pastry.
Fabiana Edwards and White Lotus are making their way to the new construction at the corner of 6th and Asbury. Fabiana Edwards is moving from its spot at 815 Asbury Avenue. White Lotus is a boutique full of clothes, essential oils, tea, jewelry, and crystals. They are currently located at the Hamilton Mall and will be opening a second location in Downtown Ocean City.
Pure Green is moving into goodbeet’s old spot at the corner of 8th and Atlantic Avenue. They also have a healthy focus and serve juices and smoothies.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the bay when you run/walk the Trail of Two Cities on November 5 on the 9th Street Bridge. The race travels from Ocean City to Somers Point and starts at 8am.
Shop ‘till you drop at Winterfest by the Sea inside the Ocean City Civic Center on November 12 from 9am-5pm. There will be crafters, food vendors, and of course, Santa.
Do your holiday shopping Downtown in your pajamas during Earlier than the Bird on November 19.
The annual Fast & Furriest 5k Turkey Trot benefitting the Humane Society of Ocean City will race down the OC Boardwalk on Thursday, November 24 from 7-10am.
Get into the spirit and celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas during the Miracle on Asbury Avenue on November 25 from 2-4pm. Carriage rides will also be available through Downtown.
The annual Christmas Parade will take place on December 2 at 6pm from 6th-12th and Asbury.
The Train Show will be held on December 4 and 5 from 10am-4pm at the Music Pier.
The Ocean City Theatre Company will host its Holiday Spectacular on December 16 and 17 at 7:30pm and December 17 and 18 at 2pm at the Music Pier.
First Night will take place on December 31. A schedule of events will start at 4pm and will end at 12am with a fireworks display over the Boardwalk.
Find this and more in the November/December issue of OC Mag