Cruisin' OC
October 4-5-6-7, 2018

Show Hours:

  • Thursday 9am-5pm
  • Friday 9am-5pm
  • Saturday 9am-5pm
  • Sunday (Inlet Only) 9am-3pm


  • Inlet Parking Lot (809 South Atlantic Ave)
  • Convention Center (4001 Coastal Highway)


  • $10/day Thursday & Sunday
  • $15/day Friday & Saturday
  • Children under 14 are free with an adult
  • (Tickets good at all locations)

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It may be Fall but it felt like Summer at Endless Summer Cruisin 2017 with beautiful weather all four days. Over 2,000 Rods, Customs, Classics and Truck Trucks were on display at both the Inlet and OC Convention Center, plus participants took part in various satellite shows throughout town including Big Easy on 60, Crab Alley, Hooters Restaurant, Micky Fins, OC Fish Company, Pit & Pub, the Town of Berlin, the Town of Snow Hill, Phillips Seafood House and more.

Joining the fun at this year's Endless Summer Cruisin was television and movie star, Ernie Hudson, perhaps best known for his role as Winston Zeddemore from Ghostbusters. Ernie was at the event meeting and greeting fans plus posing for pictures with the Ecto-1 Show car. Also appearing at Endless Summer Cruisin 2017, star of the hit shows American Restoration , Rick Dale was at the event, talking about all of his crazy builds plus the fun they have on the show. Additional entertainment included live music from Mook Jones and Golden Touch plus Seaside Jimmy, Cruisin Gold Deejay Michael J and BINGO.

Taking the stage during Endless Summer Cruisin was THE HIGHWAYMEN LIVE Thursday night inside the OC Performing Arts Center. Paying tribute to Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash, made for three great legends and one amazing show!

In addition to Endless Summer Cruisin, there was the 37th Annual Hot Rod & Custom Car show taking place inside the OC Convention Center. Some of the hottest show cars were on display along with a Vendor Showcase. Participants competed for cash, trophies and specialty awards with Dennis Spence and his 60 Ford T-Bird taking home the best in show and Rich Stetar and his 40 Ford winning Spectator's Choice. For additional information on the indoor show visit www.oceancitycarshows.com (link)

Friday night the neon and LED light show took place on South First Street. Spectators could enjoy checking out the lights on the cars at night plus Trimpers had the Mirror Maze open at no charge for kids of all ages to enjoy!

Express Auctioneers were on site for the OC Collector Car Auction Saturday inside the Convention Center. Spectators could watch the excitement build while bidders tried to take home a new ride.

Boardwalk parades took place Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings while early risers could relax on the boardwalk and watch the cars drive by.

On Sunday there was lots of excitement on the inlet stage. Starting things off was the Charity Banner Auction, which raised over $1,500 to benefit the Red Cross and the victims of the recent hurricanes. This year's door prize theme was the Gambler's Deal, to get everyone excited for the Kenny Rogers concert November 3rd (link to https://specialeventpro.com/concerts). Over $2,500 in cash and prizes were given out. Lucky participants could choose between fun items such as a Yeti coolers and portable DVD players or they could try their luck at picking a card. Each card represented an amount of cash.

Cruisier of the year was awarded to Timothy Sparrow and his step-daughter Serena. For years Serena has been coming to Endless Summer Cruisin as a passenger and after just turning 17, this year she got to drive in her first Boardwalk cruise with her stepfather sitting in the passenger seat (and her mom sitting in the back seat). This is really what Endless Summer Cruisin is all about, a true family event!

Finishing out the show was The Grand Finale Awards where participants took home some pretty big trophies! Before Endless Summer Cruisin came to an end there were more than 500 trophies, plaques and awards presented plus over 3,000 giveaways.

We hope everyone had a safe trip home and we look forward to seeing you at the 21st Endless Summer Cruisin October 4-5-6-7, 2018.

For additional information email infoevent@specialeventpro.com or call 410-798-6304.

For vendor information email Jacklyn@specialeventpro.com

Mark your calendars now!
October 4-5-6-7, 2018
October 10-11-12-13, 2019

Please note the town of Ocean City has implemented a new trailer parking ordinance which prohibits trailer parking on city streets from May 1st – October 31st.  Any Endless Summer Cruisin participants that will be parking a trailer on city streets will need a trailer parking permit.  For more information on trailer parking, please click here. Limited free trailer parking is available at the route 50 Park & Ride located at the south side of route 50 just before you cross the bridge into Ocean City. Additionally many hotels are offering free trailer parking. Please check with your OC accomodations or call the visitor center for a list of places offering trailer parking, 1-800-OC-OCEAN. For a trailer parking permit application, please click here.

As of March 1st 2016 Ocean City passed a new trailer ordinance:

  • From May 1st to October 31st trailers and oversized vehicle parking are banned on all public streets.
  • During Cruisin Ocean City & Endless Summer Cruisin trailer parking will be allowed on public streets (other than Baltimore Ave) with an event Trailer Parking Permit.
  • Trailer Parking Permits can be purchased during the event for registered participants only. The permit fee is $50, and can be paid by cash or a check payable to “The Town of Ocean City”. Trailer permits can be picked up starting Wednesday morning of the event at the Convention Center.
  • As before, free trailer parking for registered participants will still be available at the Rt. 50 Park & Ride. This continues to be on a first come first serve basis & at your own risk.
  • Trailers can still be parked on private property. Be sure to check with your OC accommodations to see if they provide trailer parking. Many hotels offer trailer parking as well.

Thank you for your continuous support and we look forward to seeing you at Endless Summer Cruisin!


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While Cruisin around town make sure to turn your radio to The Wave 97.1 and Cool 101.3, the Official Stations of Endless Summer Cruisin!

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20th Annual Endless Summer Cruisin'
October 4-5-6-7, 2018
Ocean City, MD


This event is open to Rods, Customs, Classics and Trick Trucks. Vehicles newer than 1976 must have custom modifications or be of special interest. All vehicles must be street legal with current state tags, licensed and insured. No excessively loud exhaust systems or diesel engines. The Entry Fee includes Driver, 1 Passenger and Children under 14. Additional event passenger/guest passes may be purchased for $25 each in advance. (The entry fee minus processing fee is refundable with written request prior to July 1, 2017) You do not have to be present all 4 days to be eligible for trophies, event plaques, sponsor awards or merchandise give-aways. Parades will be restricted and limited based on car count and time restrictions. Activities are subject to change. Parking is limited at all locations. The police take a very active and pro safety role in this event. You must drive responsibly and obey the laws at all times. If you require additional information please call 410-798-6304 prior to the event.

Car shows, parades, entertainment and more. Dash Plaques to the first 2,000 participants. 

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*Please note, all participants will be required to show vehicle registration at check in.

Oct 9, 2017 - Apr 30, 2018...$45

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Your official confirmation number will be mailed to you in mid September.The exhibitor hereby applies to this event and will at all times comply with all rules, regulations and policies of the event producers. Neither Special Event Productions, Inc., the Town of Ocean City, producers, sponsors, support personnel or anyone else connected with the presentation of this event shall be responsible or liable for any loss, injury or damage incurred. In consideration of this entry, entrant agrees to the use of their name, photo and/or vehicle photo for publicity and/or advertising. Any poor behavior, irresponsible driving and/or conduct deemed objectionable to the event's well being may result in participant being denied any further involvement in the event and/or future events. All participants are responsible for their own proper insurance. Event credentials are non-transferable without written permission of event management. Schedule/activities are subject to change.

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