Summer isn’t quite over yet (and we’re not ready for it to be), but that doesn’t mean that it’s too early to begin back-to-school shopping! It doesn’t hurt to plan ahead. Are you looking to expand your wardrobe and save a buck or a two?! Maryland Tax-Free week begins on Sunday, August 13th and ends on Saturday, August 19th! Apparel and footwear that are $100 or less per item are exempt from sales tax, along with the first $40 of a backpack/bookbag purchase! Not sure where to shop, we’ll give you some ideas! Whether you are looking to shop at the outlets, boutiques, or surf shops you’re sure to find some great deals!

Tanger Outlets: Located in West Ocean City, Tanger Outlets has plenty of stores for you to find all of your back-to-school apparel needs! There are multiple shoe and clothing stores with the latest and greatest footwear and outfits! You’ll definitely want to check it out!

White Marlin Mall: Located right next to Tanger Outlets, White Marlin Mall has stores that will help you prepare for the school year! So get out there and hunt for the best deals!

Back East Boutique: Back East Boutique is located down 611 in West Ocean City and has the newest and coolest fashions! Tops, bottoms, dresses, and accessories that will guarantee you are the best-dressed in your class! Perfect for any fashionista.

Surf Shops are another great place to find bookbags and super cute beachy apparel! Check out our article “Spectacular Surf Shops,” for where to go in OCMD!

We are so glad that there are still a few weeks until the end of summer to enjoy here in Ocean City, MD. We hope that you find some great deals and have a SAVEtacular time! Cheers to some fabulous and fun shopping during Maryland Tax-free week, August 13-19th!