Beach Guide - Page 19 - BIG EVENTS continued

Beach Guide
- Page 19
BIG EVENTS continued
Ocean City as part of the annual convention and parade for the state Firemen's Association.The event starts at 1 p.m. Free.
Baltimore Avenue from 15th Street to 30th  Street, Ocean City. 443-532-1416. msfa.org.

Jellyfish Festival, June 21-23
Music fromStyx, Newsboys and Ballyhoo! headline this three-day inaugural festival that also brings a motocross show, a frisbee tournament and other fun to the beach in Ocean City. $49.

Somerset Street on the beach, North of the pier, Ocean City. 410-251-4923. jellyfishfestival.com.

Clay-a-palooza, June 22-23
Join the Art League of Ocean City and the Clay Guild of the Eastern Shore for a weekend of free fun including an artisan marketplace, demonstrations, kids activities and bowl-making sessions. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

OC Center for the Arts, 502 94th St. Bayside, Ocean City. 410-524-9433. artleagueofoceancity.org.

JULY

July 4th Concert and Fireworks, July 4
Celebrate the nation’s birthday on the beach with music and fireworks for all ages. The celebration stars with free concerts at 8 p.m. and firework shows at 9:30 p.m. at both the beach on N. Division Street and at Northside Park.

N. Division St. beach and at Northside Park, Ocean City. 410-250-0125. ococean.com.

Ocean City Tuna Tournament, July 12-14
Travel down to the docks and watch the excitement as fish are weighed at the Ocean City Tuna Tournament. The event features live entertainment and free admission.

Ocean City Fishing Center, 12940 Inlet Isle Lane, Ocean City. 410-213-1121. octunatournament.com.

OC Beach Patrol Crew Competition, July 28
Ocean City Beach Patrol lifeguards compete against one another in events that demonstrate their athletic skills. The event is free to watch and kicks off at 6:45 p.m.

North Division Street Beach, Ocean City. 410-289-7556. oceancitymd.gov.

AUGUST

Children’s Day on the Bay, August 5
The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum hosts its annual festival for families on the bay at Sunset Park from noon to 3 p.m. The free event features live animals, educational activities, games, crafts and live music.

Sunset Park, 700 S. Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City. 410-289-4991. ocmuseum.org.