BRITFEST Car Show ~ Saturday October 3, 2020
BRITFEST 2020: British car show!
Open to the public!
No admission fee for spectators!
Have a British car or motorcycle you’d like to show at BRITFEST? Register below for the 8th annual Grand Strand British Car Club BRITFEST car and motorcycle show! You can pre-register your car(s) and motorcycle(s), order official BRITFEST T-shirts, and reserve a spot at our Welcome Reception. Be sure to mark your calendar for BRITFEST on Saturday, October 3, 2020!
Our Welcome Reception is Friday night, October 2, from 6 – 9 pm at the nearby 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 a few blocks from the show field so you can get oriented before the day of the show, and only 1.5 miles from our group hotel at the nearby Doubletree Hilton! You must register in advance for the Welcome Reception. Welcome Reception tickets are only $18 per person, including the buffet and non-alcoholic drinks. Adult beverages are also available.
The Grand Strand British Car Club has set aside a block of rooms at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront. Click THIS LINK to make reservations online, or contact Hilton Reservations at 855-778-1190 and reference group code GSB. Rooms are available at our special $119/night group rate (plus resort fee and taxes) on Friday October 2 through Sunday October 4.
Of course we always have lots of sparkling British cars and motorcycles! We hope to see you at BRITFEST 2020!
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Eighth Annual BRITFEST
Held at The Market Common
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
On behalf of the entire Grand Strand British Car Club, you are invited to the Eighth Annual BRITFEST Car Show at The Market Common! In addition to all 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! Register early and plan to stay the weekend, make new friends and soak up all the fun!
BRITFEST is held at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. BRITFEST is the area's largest British car show with room for hundreds of British cars and motorcycles of every kind. The show is held on a city block sized lot (behind the King Street Grille), bounded by Johnson and Hendrick Ave, and Iris and Hackler St. The lot is located just east of Farrow Parkway between Highway 17 Business and Highway 17 By-Pass. Trailer Parking is available next to the show field.
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.
Click for a Google Map
BRITFEST features 35 different classes of British cars and motorcycles listed below. When registering your car or motorcycle, use these class numbers. For registrations received on or before September 1, 2020, the first car or motorcycle you register is only $25, and additional cars or motorcycles are only $15 each. For registrations received after September 1, 2020, the first car registration is $30. Registrations received on or before September 1st are eligible for a $100 gift card raffle drawing to be held on the day of the show. We have room for hundreds of British cars and motorcycles at BRITFEST, so register today!
1 Austin Healey 100 / 3000
2 Austin Healey Sprite / MG Midget
3 Austin Healey Bugeye Sprite
4 Aston Martin
5 Bentley / Rolls Royce
6 Jaguar SS, XK120/140/150
7 Jaguar E-type
8 Jaguar & Daimler Early Saloons (thru 1970)
9 Jaguar & Daimler XJ6/12/R (1968 - 1997)
10 Jaguar XJS, XJR (1976 - 1997)
11 Jaguar XK8, XK, XKR (1997 - 2015)
12 Jaguar Sedans, Estates, SUV's (1998 - New)
13 Jaguar F-type (2012-
14 Jensen & Jensen Healey
16 MG A
17 MG B/C (Chrome Bumper)
18 MG B (rubber bumper)
19 MG B/C GT
20 MG T Series and Others
21 Mini (original) and variants
22 MINI (BMW)
26 Triumph TR 2/3/3A/ 3B
27 Triumph TR 4/4A/5/250
28 Triumph TR 6
29 Triumph TR 7/8
30 Triumph Spitfire and GT6
31 Triumph Stag and Others
33 British Special Interest (Not listed elsewhere)
34 British Motorcycles
35 British Replicas
NOTE: The entrant selects the class designation that best matches the vehicle. 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.
BRITFEST SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday Evening Welcome Reception:
6:00 – 9:00 pm Nacho Hippo Restaurant located in The Market Common, 1160 Farrow Pkwy., Friday night, October 2, 2020. Cost is $18 per person. Price includes taco and nacho bar, rice and black beans, white queso, pico de gallo and non-alcoholic drinks. Other adult beverages will be available for purchase too.
9:00 am ~ Show Field Opens for Parking and Same Day Late Registration
11:00 am ~ Ladies English Tea with Best Hat Competition
11:00 am ~ Same Day Late Registration Closes
11:00 am ~ Voting Begins
1:30 pm ~ Voting Ends
2:30 pm ~ Awards Presentation, Raffles, etc.
Dash Plaques will be given to all show entrants who register on or before September 1, 2020. Depending on the supply, Dash Placques may be available for some late and “day-of” registrations, but not guaranteed. So we encourage early registration.
Award Plaques or Trophies will be presented to winners in each Class with at least one entrant.
Special Award for the “Best Picnic Presentation” at the show.
English Tea with “Best Hat” competition will take place during the show.
Raffle Ticket proceeds will be contributed to the Grand Strand British Car Club.
T-Shirts, Hats and other Grand Strand British Car Club swag will be available for purchase during the show.
Myrtle Beach Britfest Registration
You can register online below, or CLICK HERE for a BRITFEST registration form that you can print. Fill inthe registration form completely, 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 FILL IN THE 3 STEP ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW!