The holidays are right around the corner and approaching fast! Here on Maryland’s Coast, all of our amazing towns are gearing up for their one-of-a-kind holiday events and festivities for locals and visitors alike to enjoy. Have you started filling up your calendar yet? Whether it’s gift shopping, Christmas tree lighting, or arts & crafts, there’s something for the whole family to be excited about this holiday season. 

Winterfest of Lights in Ocean City – Nov. 17-Dec. 31
Winterfest of Lights is an OCMD tradition for thousands of people each year. The light show walking tour through Northside Park is truly a magical experience with light displays galore! Plus, you can take pictures with Santa, sip hot chocolate, and shop at the gift store.

Merry Marketplace in Berlin – Nov. 26-Dec. 24
Every Saturday from November 26th to December 24th, visit the Berlin Commons for vendor booths and mead on tap! The rain date for each Saturday will be the Sunday after.

Breakfast with The Grinch & Buddy The Elf in Ocean Pines – Dec. 3
Haven’t you ever wanted to have breakfast with The Grinch and Buddy the Elf? Don’t worry—it won’t be spaghetti and candy! Sign up and bring the whole family for breakfast and holiday photos. Unwrapped gift donations are encouraged for local charities. 

Ice Skating at Sturgis Park in Snow Hill – Nov. 25-Dec. 17
Enjoy ice skating in the beautiful Sturgis Park every Friday and Saturday from November 25th to December 17th! For only $5, come on out and experience the winter fun.

Pocomoke City’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Evening – Dec. 2
The friendliest town on the Eastern Shore will transport you to a winter wonderland during Pocomoke City’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Evening. From 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, enjoy the Christmas tree lighting, live holiday entertainment, free food and treats, kid’s activities, horse-drawn carriage rides, and so much more!

However, you choose to spend the holidays, have a happy and healthy time with those you love. Happy Holidays from Maryland’s Coast!