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 26th annual Cruisin' Ocean City Getting Ready To Rock The East Coast On May 19-22, 2016 

All-Time Sponsor Record Set; Steve Darnell & Alexandra Paul To Guest; Doo Wop Project Returns

(Ocean City, Maryland) - The 26th annual Cruisin' Ocean City has announced that Steve Darnell and Alexandra Paul will be the special guest celebrities for the east coast's largest city-wide automotive festival on May 19-22. And due to popular demand, the Doo Wop Project returns to the Ocean City Convention Center, showcasing their unique vocal styles live on stage Thursday night May 19.

Darnell is a custom car builder & fabricator that stars on Vegas Rat Rods, the hit television series featured on the Discovery Channel. He will be appearing at the Ocean City Convention Center on Friday May 20 from 11AM to 4PM, and also at the event's Beachside Inlet location on Saturday May 21 from 11-4. Paul debuted in the big screen horror classic Christine, and followed up with a long-running role as Lt. Stephanie Holden on TV's Baywatch. She will be featured Friday at the Beachside Inlet from 11-4 and Saturday at the Convention Center from 11-4. Christine, a 1958 Plymouth Fury will also be on display at the Convention Center. 

The Doo Wop Project makes it's triumphant return to the Convention Center's Performing Arts Center on Thursday May 19 at 8PM. Featuring cast members from Broadway hits Jersey Boys and Motown The Musical, they are a live musical experience like no other. Tickets are $25 & $35 and can be purchased at the box office at (800) OC-OCEAN and from Ticketmaster at (800) 551-SEAT.

The Ocean City Collector Car Auction takes place inside the Convention Center on Thursday May 19 & Friday May 20. Some of the finest cars on the east coast will be on the auction block for bidding. Call Express Auctioneers at (410) 243-9999 for more info.   

Cruisin' Ocean City's all-time sponsorship record has also been reset with over thirty major brands on display at the Beachside Inlet. New 2016 event marketing partners include Advance Auto Parts, Auto Meter Instruments, Baer Brakes, GEICO Insurance, March Performance Products, Mishimoto, Ridetech Suspension, Ron Francis Wiring, Spectre Performance, Treasured Motorcar Services, QA1 and USA Lift Sales. They'll join returning sponsors ACCEL, Axalta Coating Systems, B&M Performance, Chevrolet Performance Division, Eckler's Family of Automotive Parts, Flaming River Industries, Flowmaster, Goodmark Industries, Grundy Insurance, Holley Performance Products, Hurst Shifters, K&N Filters, Meguiar's Car Care, Miller Welders, MSD Performance, OPTIMA Batteries, Radley Chevrolet, Slide-Lok, Speed Unlimited, State Farm, Summit Racing, Tremec Transmissions and Wissel & Walsh Insurance.

The Ocean City Maryland Beachside Inlet, Ocean City Beachside Boardwalk and Ocean City Municipal Convention Center are the event venues, with live on-stage DJ's spinning classic rock and roll hits to packed crowds every day. The awesome Cruisin' Ocean City Boardwalk Parades take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings, with as many as 750 customized classic vehicles of all makes, varieties, colors and descriptions rumbling along the classic Ocean City Beachside Boardwalk. The parades are a truly dazzling and colorful automotive enthusiast spectacle that's never been equaled anywhere else in the entire eastern United States. 

Cruisin' Ocean City media coverage will include national and regional television news broadcasts, with live at-event radio shows to be part of the mix. Several Ocean City Automotive Special Event sponsor's websites will publish feature articles prior to May 19-22, with dozens of automotive enthusiast publication's social media, web and print coverage reaching legions of viewers worldwide.

For over twenty five years, millions of event spectators and over 200,000 event participants of all ages have made their way to Ocean City Maryland's eastern shore during Cruisin' Ocean City and Endless Summer Cruisin. Automotive enthusiasts from twenty states return every year to enjoy all the colors, sights, sounds and special guest celebrities that OC's Special Events always attract.


Both Hot Rod & Autoweek Magazines have recently featured Cruisin' Ocean City. Hot Rod featured Cruisin' Ocean City on www.hotrod.com and Autoweek showcased the event in it's print edition and also on www.autoweek.com

Hot Rod's Cruisin' Ocean City event feature coverage can be found at the following on-line link: http://www.hotrod.com/events/coverage/1506-25th-annual-cruisin-ocean-city-showcases-the-baddest-rides-east-coast-has-to-offer/

Autoweek's Cruisin' Ocean City event feature coverage can be found at the following on-line link: http://autoweek.com/article/car-life/ocean-city-cruise-mecca-hot-rodders-event-called-woodward-dream-cruise-east-coast


On October 6-9, 2016 the 19th annual Endless Summer Cruisin' returns to the Ocean City Maryland Beachside Inlet and Municipal Convention Center. Columbus Day weekend's 'fall classic' automotive extravaganza will dazzle the east coast's most popular vacation destination for four days and nights of incredible cruising, special celebrity guest stars, fabulous entertainment and lots of fun for the whole family. The 19th annual Endless Summer Cruisin' is the perfect way to close out the 2016 automotive event season.  


Next Event: 26th annual Cruisin' Ocean City 2016

Date of Event: May 19-22, 2016

Locations: Ocean City Beachside Inlet & Convention Center

Admission: Adults $10 Thursday - $15 Friday - $15 Saturday - $10 Sunday

Four-Day Event Supersaver Passes - $25 in advance - $35 at event  

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