Please remember that parking is limited in the downtown area. If you are driving from out of Ocean City limits, parking is strongly recommended at the West Ocean City Park and Ride Lot. Additional parking is available at the Ocean City Convention Center Parking Lot and the 100th Street Municipal Parking Lot. Click here to learn more about Ocean City, MD, public parking options.
ADA parking is available at each of the municipal parking lots on a first come, first served basis, and shuttle services will accommodate all guests.
There are several privately owned parking lots throughout the city. Attendees using those lots are subject to their private parking fees.
Public Transportation is available on Ocean City’s municipal buses that travel along Coastal Highway. Whether you’re parked at your hotel/accommodation or at a municipal parking lot (the West Ocean City Park and Ride Lot, the Ocean City Convention Center and the 100th Street Municipal Parking Lot) you can Ride-All-Day for only $3. The Ride-All-Day pass allows you to ride from 6 a.m. until 2 a.m. and travel from the South Division Street Transit Center to the North End Transit Center (144th Street & Coastal Highway). You can also track your bus in real time with Ocean City’s bus locator. Remember exact cash fare is required.
When leaving the Festival in the evening, concertgoers can walk to Baltimore Avenue. Patrons traveling north can catch a northbound bus. Northbound buses will be staged on Baltimore Avenue between Worcester Street and Talbot Street. Patrons traveling west to the West Ocean City Park and Ride can take a bus from the South End Transit Station (South Division Street) directly to the West Ocean City Park and Ride Lot on Route 50.
Walking and/or Biking is strongly encouraged as parking is limited downtown. The walk from the North End of the Boardwalk (27th Street) to the Inlet Parking Lot is approximately a 2.3 mile walk, taking around 45 minutes. Please remember to Walk Smart, use crosswalks, and wait for the pedestrian signal. Bike Parking will be available just north of North Division Street on/near the Beach/Boardwalk. Guests will need to bring their own locks to secure bikes to the provided racks.
From 10th St, 15 min walk, or 5 min bike ride
From 20th St, 30 min walk, or 8 min bike ride
From 30th St, 45 min walk, or 10 min bike ride
From 40th St, 55 min walk, or 13 min bike ride
ADA drop off and pick up is available at 1 N. Division St (east of S. Baltimore Ave.). All Ocean City municipal buses are ADA accessible. In addition, ADA parking is available at all municipal parking lots, including the West Ocean City Park & Ride and the Convention Center.
Some hotels may be running a courtesy shuttle from your hotel to the event area. Be sure to check with your hotel for service hours. If provided, hotels will drop/pick up their guests at Somerset Street, approximately two blocks from the venue.
The official passenger drop-off and pick-up location for Oceans Calling are located at 300 St. Louis Avenue. The walk from the ballfield to the festival grounds is approximately 5-10 minutes. Please keep in mind that ride share demand will be very high after the concert with a limited number of drivers. Consider leaving early or taking a stroll along the boardwalk until the rush is over. Also remember, areas south of N. Division Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, so ride share, taxi, and friends won’t be able to pick you up near the venue. It will be best to walk north to 3rd St, then west toward the Ocean Bowl Skate Park.
The OC Bay Hopper will offer dedicated trips for concert goers from three locations (118th Street, Ocean Pines Yacht Club and Pier 23). Their service will run Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. until 11:40 p.m.. Reservations are required and can be made by visiting https://ocbayhopper.com/oceanscalling/.