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May 2018 Events in Salisbury, Ocean City, & Elsewhere on Delmarva

May 2018 Events in Salisbury, Ocean City, & Elsewhere on Delmarva


Enjoy Ocean City’s “Springfest,” the Salisbury Symphony

Orchestra, “Wings & Wheels” at Salisbury Airport, and much more.

May 3 – 6 (Thurs. – Sun.) / Ocean City Springfest at the Inlet parking lot. Food, crafts, and concerts. May 3: Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show, 7 p.m. Tickets: $10. / May 4: Trace Adkins (sold out) / May 5: Bret Michaels (sold out). May 6: Johnny Bling, 4:30 p.m.  (free). For many other musical acts, visit
May 5 (Sat.) / Princess Anne Street Fest, downtown Princess Anne. Family friendly event featuring games , prizes, bouncy house, vendors, arts & crafts, food and music. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free admission.
May 5 (Sat.) / Spring Fling Toy and Train Show, Roxana Firehouse, 35943 Zion Church Road, Frankford, Del. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Admission: $5. Presented by the Delaware Seaside Railroad Club. 302-537-0964.
May 5 (Sat.) / Jazz and Blues Bash, Main St., Berlin, Md. Live music, food, craft vendors, and a beer garden. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Admission is free.
May 10 (Thurs.) / A Mother’s Day Celebration & Concert at the Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury. Featuring Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Charles Jenkins, James Fortune, and Take 6. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $39.50 & $49.50.
May 12 (Sat.) / The Rat Pack Together Again (a tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, Jr.) at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $35 – $45. 1-800-OC-OCEAN.
May 12 (Sat.) / Salisbury Symphony Orchestra at Holloway Hall Auditorium, Salisbury University. Featuring Christopher Blasdel on the Japanese flute. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Adults, $25; seniors (60+), $20; S.U. faculty & staff, $10; all students, $5. 410-543-8366.
May 15 & 16 (Tues. & Wed.) / Paw Patrol Live: The Great Pirate Adventure at the Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury.  It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern. 6 p.m. Tickets: $19 – $45 (V.I.P., $105).
May 17 – 20 (Thurs. – Sun.) / Cruisin’ Ocean City. See more than 3,000 hot rods, muscle cars, and classics. Special guest: Rob Wolfe from TV’s American Pickers. (See website below for Rob’s times and places.) Events take place at the Ocean City Convention Center, at the O.C. Inlet, along the Boardwalk, and at the U.S. 13 Dragway in Delmar, Delaware. Convention Center & Inlet hours: Thurs. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Boardwalk automobile parades take place Thurs., Fri., and Sat. mornings beginning at 8 a.m. Parades proceed from North Division St. south to the Inlet. Spectator tickets to the Convention Center and Inlet areas: $10 – $15 per day; $25 for all four days. Dragway Hours: Friday, 5 – 10 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Dragway spectator tickets: adults, $20 per day; children under 14, free with paid adult. Herman’s Hermits appear Thursday night at 8 p.m. at the O.C. Performance Arts Center. Tickets: $29 – $39. Details concerning all events:
May 18 (Fri.) / Third-Friday Celebration, Downtown Plaza, Salisbury. Food, art, vendors, and live music. 5 – 8 p.m. This month’s theme: Weird Science.
May 18 & 19 (Fri. night – Sat. morning) / Bunk with the Beasts campout at the Salisbury Zoo. This overnight adventure includes a dinner cookout, a guided tour, animal encounters, a nighttime hike through the zoo, and a continental breakfast the next morning. Campers need to bring their own tents, sleeping bags, and flashlights. A limited number of tents will be available to rent for $25 each. Fun for families with children aged four and over. $35 per person. Event begins at 6 p.m. on May 18 and ends at 9 a.m. on May 19. Call 443-944-0636 for reservations and more information.
May 19 (Sat.) / Wings & Wheels at SBY Regional Airport, Airport Rd., Salisbury. Family-friendly fun! Military jet fighters, private aircraft, and “Wheels that Heal” classic cars on display. Airplane, helicopter, and tethered balloon rides available, including an opportunity to fly aboard a B-25 WW II-era bomber. Tour the SBY control tower and a Piedmont Airlines aircraft. Watch a model-aircraft demonstration presented by the Mid-Atlantic Radio Kontrol Society of Fruitland. See Naval Academy skydivers and a drone demonstration. Food trucks,  vendors, live music by Three on the Tree. Event runs from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Admission is free. For auto parking, take Airport Rd. to Fooks Rd. Enter through gate on Fooks Rd. (watch for signs). For schedule of events, visit
May 26 (Sat.) / “Run to Remember Memorial Day” 5k Run/Walk, Winter Place Park, 6737 Blue Ribbon Road in Salisbury. Event benefits the Wicomico War Veterans Memorial located at the Civic Center. The course will be on wooded trails. Registration is at 8 a.m.; race begins at 9 a.m. Registration is $30 on race day. Early registration (by May 9th at 5 p.m.) is $25. Visit to register online, or register in person at the Civic Center box office.
May 28 (Mon.) / Memorial Day Ceremony at  the Wicomico Civic Center, Salisbury. Area residents are invited to honor those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. The ceremony will take place at the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial in front of the Civic Center. (In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved inside to the Civic Center’s Midway Room.) As part of the ceremony, there will be a lowering of the colors by the Wicomico County JROTC, ringing of the Red Knights Memorial Bell, branch prayers, and a volley of arms by the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office. Veterans, as well as their families, will be recognized during the ceremony, including a special family tribute to Gold Star Mothers. War Memorial Committee members will perform the Reading of Veterans Names, which recognizes those Wicomico County residents who have fallen in the line of service. Begins at 10 a.m.

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