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Experience the Magic of the Holidays in Ocean City, Maryland!

Join us for Ocean City’s beloved Winterfest of Lights, a must-visit holiday attraction! From November 16 to December 24, the event is open from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM, Wednesday to Sunday. As Christmas approaches, from December 25 to December 31, we welcome guests every day during the same hours.

Entry Fees

  • Adults (12 and above) – $6.00
  • Children (11 and under) – FREE

Tickets are available online – grab yours now!

This Holiday Season in Ocean City

This holiday season, Ocean City is your perfect destination. Our town is bustling with holiday cheer, featuring a range of festive activities for families. Enjoy beach strolls, explore the renowned and spectacular Winterfest of Lights, or indulge in some holiday shopping at our local boutiques and small businesses. Don’t miss the exciting street parades and celebrations! Take advantage of Ocean City’s special winter and New Year’s Eve offers to make your holidays both fun and affordable. Plan and book your trip today!

What’s New in 2023?

The Winterfest of Lights is more dazzling than ever! This year, we’re reintroducing the Winterfest Express tram ride, complete with convenient stops around the 58-acre Northside Park. Expect new displays and a revamped Winterfest Entrance Pavilion. Wander through a wonderland of twinkling lights and animated displays along paved paths. Enjoy warm hot chocolate, meet Santa, engage in family crafts, and explore our gift shop. Keep an eye out for unique photo ops, including interactive displays. Don’t miss the spectacular 50-foot Christmas tree light show – a highlight of the season!

Location & Operational Days

Location: Northside Park, 200 125th Street, Ocean City, MD, 21842

Operational Days:

  • Nov 16 – Dec 24: Wednesday to Sunday, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Dec 25 – Dec 31: Daily, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Admission: Adults (12+) $6, Children (11 and under) FREE

Note: The Winterfest of Lights may close due to bad weather. Check the Town of Ocean City Facebook page for updates.

For more information, call 410-289-2800.

Special Features

  • Pets are welcome on Wednesdays!
  • Mobility devices available for rent:
    • Scooters, powered wheelchairs: $10.00 per two hours
    • Standard wheelchairs also available

For rentals, contact Scooters