BRITFEST 2018: Participants British car show that is open to the public with no admission fee for spectators!
Have a British car or motorcycle you’d like to enter? Scroll down to register online for the 6th annual BRITFEST car and motorcycle show. Or, if you prefer, you may click here for a printable form for BRITFEST 2018. Be sure to mark your calendar for the 1st Saturday in October!
Our “Welcome Reception” will be Friday night, October 5th, from 6 – 9 at Nacho Hippo. This is a really fun place and we’ll have a nacho and taco bar with all the trimmings. You’ll only be 1.5 miles from our host hotel! Plus, you will be just a couple blocks from the show field which will help get you oriented before the day of the show. You must register in advance for this event and tickets are only $18 per person for the buffet which includes non-alcoholic drinks. Adult beverages will also be available.
The host hotel is oceanfront and just 1.5 miles from the show field. The special rate is only $109 and you will need to mention the Grand Strand British Car Club to get the discount. Want a Google Map? Click HERE
On the day of the show, our “Ladies Tea” is always a big hit, as are the “Canine Angels Service Dogs” who benefit from the proceeds of our event. We also have a wide variety of cool baskets with great stuff that you can win with $1 raffle tickets.
Of course we always have lots of beautiful British cars and motorcycles which can be seen in our Gallery! If you want to see those pictures, be sure to click on the caption, not the picture itself.
We hope to see you October 6, 2018!
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
The Market Common Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
On Behalf of the Entire Grand Strand British Car Club, We Welcome You to Our Sixth Annual Car Show at The Market Common! In addition to all of the beautiful British cars, only 2 blocks away is The Market Common which boasts lots of shops, restaurants and a cinema so your weekend will be packed with fun for everyone! Please, register early and plan to stay the weekend to soak up all of the fun!
The Grand Strand British Car Club’s Myrtle Beach Britfest will be held at The Market Common on the empty paved lot (behind the King Street Grille) bounded by Johnson and Hendrick Ave, and Iris and Hackler St. located just off Farrow Parkway between Highway 17 Business and Highway 17 By-Pass.
Driving on Highway 17 Business:
Turn west onto Farrow Parkway, proceed 0.7 mile, turn right onto Johnson Ave.
Driving on Highway 17 By-Pass:
Exit onto Farrow Parkway, proceed east 2.7 miles, turn left on Johnson Ave.
Dash Plaques will be given to all early registration entrants and will be available for some late and “day-of” registrations.
Award Plaques or Trophies will be presented to winners in each Class with at least one entrant.
Special Award for the “Best Picnic Presentation”.
Ladies English Tea and Crumpets with “Best Hat” competition will take place during the show.
Raffle Ticket proceeds will be contributed to Canine Angels Service Dogs, a nonprofit group that rescues dogs from shelters and trains them to become service dogs. More information about the organization can be found at www.CanineAngelsServiceDogs.org.
New This Year Will Be a Welcome Reception at Nacho Hippo located in The Market Common, 1160 Farrow Pkwy., Friday night, October 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. for $18 per person. Price includes taco and nacho bar, rice and black beans, white queso, pico de gallo and non-alcoholic drinks. Other adult berverages will be available for purchase.
Special Room Rates are Available at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront (old Springmaid Beach Resort). A block of standard guest rooms is being held until Sep. 5, 2018, at a special rate of $109 (plus taxes and $18.99 daily resort and destination fees). You can make reservations online at http://group.HiltonGardenInn.com/GrandStrandBritishCarClub. Or contact Hilton Reservations at (800) 770-6895 and reference group code “GSC”.
Car Class #’s:
1 Austin Healey 100 / 3000 (side curtain)
2 Austin Healey 3000 (roll up windows)
3 Austin Healey Sprite / MG Midget
4 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite
5 Bentley / Rolls Royce
6 British Motorcycles
7 Jaguar pre-XK, XK120 / 140 / 150
8 Jaguar E-type SI, SII, SIII
9 Jaguar & Daimler Saloons MK’s, 420
10 Jaguar & Daimler XJ6 / 8 / 12, XJ, XF
11 Jaguar XJS, XJR
12 Jaguar XK8, XK, XKR
13 Jaguar S-type, X-type
14 Jensen & Jensen Healey
16 MG A
17 MG B (chrome bumper)
18 MG B (rubber bumper)
19 MG BGT (all years)
20 MG C
21 MG T series
22 Mini (original) and variants
23 MINI (BMW)
26 Special Interest (not listed elsewhere)
28 Triumph TR 2 / 3 / 3A / 3B
29 Triumph TR 4 / 4A
30 Triumph TR 6
31 Triumph 250
32 Triumph TR 7 / 8
33 Triumph GT6 (all years)
34 Triumph Spitfire MK1 / MK2 / MK3
35 Triumph Spitfire MK4 / 1500
36 Triumph Stag
37 Triumph other
39 British pre-war (before 1946)
40 Diamond in the Rough
41 Aston Martin
NOTE: The entrant selects the class designation of car on this form. Award Plaques or Trophies will be presented to winners in each Class with at least one entrant. GSBCC has the right to eliminate, combine, or add classes, and to reassign entries to other classes if deemed necessary by the Judging Committee.
Myrtle Beach Britfest Registration
Friday Evening Reception:
6:00 – 9:00 pm Nacho Hippo Restaurant
Saturday Events Agenda:
9:00 Show Field Opens to Parking
10:00 – 11:00 am Ladies English Tea
11:00 Late Registration Closes and Voting Begins
1:30 pm Popular Voting Ends
2:30 pm Awards Presentation, Raffles, Etc.
Off-Road Trailer Parking available next to show field.
Complete this registration form, make out a check in the amount of the Total you calculated in the middle column payable to “GSBCC”, and mail both to:
Bill Unger, MB Britfest Registrar, 457 Francis Marion Dr. Georgetown, SC 29440
Tel.: (843) 527-7840
Or Visit: www.GrandStrandBritishCarClub.com