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Great Night For A Fire

Fires on the beach are an amazing experience. Any fire, under the stars, with some friends, is a memorable time, but add the waves, and it becomes magical! Bring all the regular necessities for a fire:

  • local firewood
  • blankets
  • chairs
  • graham crackers
  • chocolate
  • drinks
  • hot dogs
  • sticks
  • drinks
  • ghost stories

You know the perfect combination for your friends and family – now add the beach –

You will need:

  • shovel (you will need to dig a hole)
  • pail (you will need to put it out!)
  • kindling (wind off the waves sometimes makes it hard to start up. start small.)
  • wagon to haul or friend(s) to help😊(REMEMBER: it is NOT like carrying a chair with you, but it is worth it!)

Ocean City holds a special event: Family Bonfire on the Beach – Ocean City

The Town does all the “heavy lifting” so to speak, and you can just sign up and enjoy!

Date:Oct 4, 2019, 6-8pm

Time: 6-8pm

Place: 130th Street and the Beach

Contact:  410-250-0125

Bring your blanket and beach chairs to the sands and enjoy hot cocoa and s’mores while listening to live music and story telling, all around the crackling flames of a traditional camp fire. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre registration is suggested but registration at the beach is accepted. This program will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Pets on a leash are welcome.

If you want to bring your own friends and DIY the experience, here are some options in and around OC:

Ocean City Beach:

Contact the Town for a permit.

The Town of OC does have rules and regs to go along with this, please review.

Assateague Beach:

Groups under 25 are permitted to have a bonfire on the beach.

Groups of 25 or more need permit.