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 21-24, 2017

Sunfest celebrates its 43rd year as Ocean City's biggest and best festival! Sunfest artists will delight your senses with their art and craft creations. Demonstrating artists will amaze you with their unique talents. Over 30 food vendors will awaken your taste buds with delicious foods from famous Eastern Shore delicacies to pit beef, gyros, Asian cuisine and many more. Enjoy free live entertainment on two stages all day long. Children will enjoy hayrides and inflatables on the beach. Sunfest 2017 has something for everyone.

Wine on the Beach
September 29-30 2017

The event takes place at the Inlet, where the historic boardwalk begins. The festival, featuring wines of the East Coast, will be open Friday, September 29, and Saturday, September 30, from 11am to 7pm.Arts and craft vendors and assorted micro-brewed beers for purchase. Tickets for the festival are $35.00 (General Admission) at the gate. The cost includes a commemorative wine glass and sample coupons. For those who don't drink, General Admission includes commemorative wine glass and unlimited soft drinks from the designated driver location. Children ages 13-20 are $15.00 and must be accompanied by a parent. Children age 12 and under are free.No one under 21 years of age is admitted without a parent. For advance tickets and hotel information, please call 800-626-2326 or simply drop by the Visitor Center in the Convention Center to purchase your tickets in advance. For additional information, call the Wine Line at 410-280-3306 or visit our website at www.winefest.com for a discount coupon.

Endless Summer Cruisin
October 5 - 8th 2017

With over 2,000 Rods, Customs, Classics and Trick Trucks on display, this is an event you won't want to miss. Joining the fun at this year's Endless Summer Cruisin is television and movie star, Ernie Hudson, perhaps best known for his role as Winston Zeddemore from Ghostbusters. Ernie will be at the event Friday and Saturday 11-4 at the OC Convention Center and Sunday 11-1 at the Beachside Inlet. Plus be sure to check out the Ecto-1 show car that will be on display inside the OC Convention Center Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Get the rare opportunity to take a picture with Ernie and the famous Ghostbuster car!

Octoberfest and Halloween Maze
October 20-22nd & Oct 27-29th

Come experience the thrill of a giant Halloween Beach Maze during its two-weekend run, October 21-22 and October 28-29. Children of all ages, can enjoy a pleasant scream as they meander the sands of the giant, bigger and better beach maze! Wicked witches, pirates of the sand, scary scarecrows, ghouls in the graveyard, zombies and more will add to the excitement. Hours are 10am to 5pm on Saturdays and 10am to 3pm on Sundays. This event is FREE!

Winterfest of Lights
November 16th through Dec 31,2017

You'll find more than one million holiday lights and hundreds of animated light displays throughout Northside Park. Relax and sip hot chocolate in the heated Winterfest Village pavilion, take a photo with Santa, and board the Winterfest Express to tour fairy tale themed exhibits. The one-mile journey takes you through 58 acres of lights and features a 50-foot Christmas tree. Admission to board the train is only $5 for guests 12 years and older and FREE for children 11 years and younger. So grab your family and friends, and don't miss this award-winning holiday event!

Hotel & Indoor Pool will be closed for the Holidays
December 17th through December 25, 2017

The Hotel and Indoor Pool will close at 5pm on Sunday December 17th and Reopen December 26,2017 // Sunday - Thursday, 5:30-9:30pm // Friday - Saturday, 5:30-10:30pm

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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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