Take a Walk Off the Boardwalk
Seasoned Ocean City visitors know that our world-famous Boardwalk is something special, and our beaches and bay are perennial favorites. But they also know the best-kept secret in Ocean City is our Asbury Avenue downtown shopping district, which is home to everything you need and more on your trip down the Shore!
Over 100 mostly family-owned businesses feature both merchandise and ambiance unlike anything found in cookie-cutter malls. Shoppers find a variety of products from hardware to fine furnishings to freshly baked goods and novelty items. Whether you’re searching for the ideal memento of your special vacation or you’d like to find unique gifts for your loved ones, the Avenue is where you need to go!
Something for Everyone in Downtown Ocean City
Think your shopping trip down to the Shore will only turn up t-shirts, swimsuits and shell necklaces? Think again! Of course, Ocean City does have a variety of novelty shops that offer the latest seaside fashions and novelties. But the Ocean City downtown shopping district also features art galleries, imported furniture, artisan ice creams and bakeries, fine fashion, exquisite dining and more!
Check out the offerings from our local artists and artisans who produce photographs, paintings, sculpture and jewelry perfect for your home or loved one. Sample confections from local bakers and try out a new look from one of our family-owned retailers. And don’t forget to get your surf on at one of our surf shops, which carry the best brands in the industry.