The lower Eastern Shore and Ocean City allow for a great spring weekend getaway for couples and families. There are plenty of interesting things to do in the month of April for guests of: The Atlantic House Bed and Breakfast, The Inn on the Ocean, The Whitehaven Hotel, and The River Gem BnB.
On Saturday April 18th from 11am to 4pm, Pocomoke City will have their downtown Spring Festival. The event will feature live entertainment, food vendors, face painting, and free admission to Pocomoke City Museums. Salisbury, MD will be hosting their annual Pork in the Park event on April 24th and 25th. Winterplace Park will host live entertainment, rides and games, unique craft vendors, delicious bbq, food, and beverages all weekend long. Admission is only $3 and kids under age 12 are free. Pig and “hot dog” racing will be going on all weekend and Saturday will feature a day long “kids zone” as well as the Eastern Shore Wing War, and the 5th annual corn hole tournament.Visit the Pork in the Park Website for more information and a full list of events.
Aside from a quiet and relaxing escape to the coast, Ocean City, MD also has some great events during April. Ocean City Restaurant Week runs from April 19th to May 3rd and $10, $20, $30, and $40 fixed price menu options are available. The 4th annual Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure will be on Sunday April 19th with all proceeds benefiting breast cancer research. The 21st Annual Maryland International Kite Expo will run from April 24th to 26th right on the boardwalk. Exhibitions and demonstrations including stunt and power kite lessons will be featured all weekend long. Some of the best kite flyers from around the world will be showcased along with massive character and theme based kites as well.