Fall Vacations in Ocean City, MD

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The fall season in OCMD is one of the best times to visit. With plenty of things to do, lighter crowds, and various off-season specials around town, visiting Ocean City, MD during the off-season offers an exciting trip that the whole family will love. 

Once you’ve participated in all of the fun that OCMD offers this time of year, you’ll need somewhere to unwind, rest your head, and recharge for the next day. The Howard Johnson Plaza on 12th Street is the perfect accommodation for your fall trip to Ocean City. Our oceanfront hotel is located right on the boardwalk and in the middle of all of the action! Check out the list we put together of upcoming events and activities in OCMD that you won’t want to miss this fall season!

Free Halloween Events in OCMD

Thinking about what to do for Halloween this year? Bring the family to Ocean City, MD for a spooky weekend full of free activities that everyone can enjoy. Ocean City’s 12th Annual O.C.Toberfest will be in full swing from October 19th through the 22nd. Get lost in the spooky beach maze, decorate a pumpkin and enter it into The Great Pumpkin Race, and then dress up in your favorite costume and fill your candy buckets at the Trunk or Treat in the inlet on Sunday! Once the activities are over, walk back to your oceanfront room at the Howard Johnson Plaza to end your perfect fall day.

Fall Activities Near Ocean City, MD 

Can’t make it to O.C.Toberfest this year? Don’t worry! There are plenty of other fall activities happening in OCMD throughout the season. No matter when you plan to come this fall, make sure to stop by Assateague Farm to pick from tons of different pumpkins and a variety of beautiful cut flowers. Once you’ve stocked up on flowers and pumpkins, plan to end your day at a local OCMD restaurant and if you’re not too tired, maybe even build a bonfire on the beach afterward!

If you’re in town on October 28th, plan to visit the Berlin Truck-N-Treat from 10am – 1pm. Public works and Police vehicles will be there to provide kids with interactive demos and answer any questions they may have about their work. Make sure to wear your best costumes and bring candy buckets to fill up! 

Now that the kids have had their candy fix, it’s time for the adults to have some fun! Also on October 28th from 1pm – 5pm, the OCtoberfest Craft Beer Festival is back for another year, and this year will include more activities and breweries than ever before. With over 15 local craft breweries, live music, vendors, and food trucks, this is the perfect way to spend a fall afternoon at the beach. 

With so much to do, Ocean City, MD is the perfect place for a family fall getaway! Whether you’re looking to relax and unwind with bundled-up walks on the beach and bike rides on the boardwalk, or you’re seeking an exciting trip with spooky activities for the whole family, OCMD has you covered. 

Be sure to check out the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel when you’re booking your next fall vacation! With its prime location right on the boardwalk, our oceanfront hotel is the ideal accommodation for your fall trip to Ocean City, MD. Book your stay with the Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza Hotel and make the most of the fall season by the beach!