Love is in the air as travelers look to their calendars to book a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day. The good news is, not only does Valentine’s Day fall on Friday, February 14, this year but the weekend turns into a 3-day weekend with Presidents Day falling on that Monday, February 17. All signs are pointing towards a weekend away in Ocean City, MD.

On the same weekend, two of Carousel Group’s hotels will open their doors following a sleepy winter season. Both the Bonita Beach Hotel, located on 81st Street Oceanblock, and Crystal Beach Hotel, located on 25th Street Oceanfront, will be freshened up and ready to go for weekend travelers heading into the spring season. The Carousel Resort Hotel & Condominiums, located on 118th Street Oceanfront, and the Fenwick Inn, located on 138th Street Bayside, will also be open.

 Ocean City’s event calendar picks up pace again in the month of February as the town gears up for full speed ahead, heading into Spring and Summer.

Ocean City Recreation and Park’s holds a series of soccer tournaments February and March, starting with the Ocean City Indoor Cup. The weekend of February 7 – 9, 2020 will host Boys & Girls Ages 10 – 14 Division, followed by February 21 – 23, 2020 with Boys & Girls Ages 15 – 18 Division.

Next, the St. Patrick’s Soccer Tournament will be held February 28 – March 1, 2020 for Adults Co-Rec (18+) and Men’s and Women’s Over 30 Divisions, followed by the weekend of March 13 – 15, 2020 for Men and Women (18+) Divisions

The tournaments will be held at the Northside Park Recreation Complex located on 125th Street Bayside. For more information call 410-250-0125 or visit Ocean City Recreation and Park’s website at

The annual Seaside Boat Show will be held February 14 – 16, 2020 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center located on 40th Street Bayside. This event is the #1 Inside Boat Show on the eastern shore, featuring approximately 350 boats, over 140 exhibitors, including over 50 boat dealers, accessory show specials, Bass Boats, Sports Cruisers, Sportfish, Center Consoles, Cuddy’s, Performance Boats and more.

For event details call 410.579.8668, visit or

On February 29, 2020 Bayside Shore Craft Beer brings you the 5th Annual Love on Tap Shore Craft Beer Festival offering only local craft beer, live music and lots of love on tap. It’s a leap year day, so what better way to spend your extra day than enjoying great local craft beer in a beautiful destination. Held at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center located on 40th Street Bayside, take a tour inside of the Eastern Shore and walk through local towns known for their local craft beer to find out why Ocean City deserves to be one of the top ten craft beer destinations in the country.

Plus! When you book a Love on Tap package with Crystal Beach Hotel or the Fenwick Inn for $129 per one-night stay, or $199 per two-night stay, or Bonita Beach Hotel for $119 per one-night stay, or $179 per two-night stay; you will receive 2 general admission tickets to Love on Tap, two complimentary koozies and a 2 p.m. late checkout. To make reservations contact the Carousel Group’s Reservation Department at 800-641-0011 by February 27!

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Heading into spring, stay tuned for the opening of more Carousel Group properties, including Atlantic Oceanfront Inn on March 13 located on 45th Street Oceanfront. This hotel is located directly across the street from Ocean City’s famous St. Patrick’s Day Parade Headquarters taking place on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Talk about perfect timing!

For more information on all seven properties of the Carousel Group family, visit our website at