35th Annual British Car Day
1984 Saturday October 26th 2019
Palmetto Islands County Park
The venue, Palmetto Islands County Park
We have use of the Tall Pine, Sweet Gum and Big Oak shelters with ample parking for spectators
It costs $2 per person to enter the facility. For British Car Day, exhibitors that pre-register, register before October 11th, will receive access vouchers to enter which is included with the BCD exhibitor fee.
Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Pkwy Mt. Pleasant
DIRECTIONS To: Palmetto Islands County Park
From I-26—Use the right 2 lanes to take exit merge onto-526 EPleasant. Go 10.9 miles.
Take exit Long Point Rd. Go 0.2 miles. Use the left 2 lanes to turn Long Point Rd/State Rd S-10-97. Pass by Wendy's (on the right in 0.4mi). Go 1.9 miles. At the traffic circle, take the2nd onto Needlerush Pkwy. Go 1.4 miles.
From Rt-17—From the north, turn right onto Long Point Rd/State Rd S-10-97. From the south, turn onto Long Point Rd/State Rd S-10-97. Go 1.2 miles. At the traffic circle, take the1st exit onto Needlerush Pkwy. Go 1.4 miles
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Friday evening Welcome Reception
Your registration to the car show includes two people attending the reception. The reception is 6:30 to 9:30. It will be a harbor cruise on the Spirit of Charleston. The boat is docked on the walkway to the USS Yorktown. There will be food and a cash bar with beer and wine starting at 6:30. From 7:00 to 9:30 we will cruise around the Charleston harbor. Note: Due to space limitations, only the first 175 people registered can go on the harbor cruise.
Please note that parking at Patriots Point is $5.
This sleek, beautiful two deck dining yacht is perfect for entertaining on the water. The Spirit of Charleston has an open air deck that can be fully enclosed in inclement weather. The lower deck is spacious and elegantly decorated with beautiful amber sconces for lighting and a color palette that works well with any personal style. There are two full service bars onboard. Your guests will enjoy the comfort of a dining yacht and still feel they are part of the surrounding harbor.
Length: 102 feet – Width: 30 feet
This October 26th will be our 35th Annual British Car Day. If you have a British car or motorcycle, we invite you to register and join us for the day. If you just love British cars then please come and visit as the event is free to the public, only $2pp to enter the park. We have three shaded shelters so you can partake of one of the food trucks for lunch in comfort. Check out pictures and drone video from last year. Registration to BCD includes two attending the evening before Welcome Reception which is a cruise of Charleston Harbor on the Spirit of Charleston and includes food and a cash bar.
If you are looking into making the trip to Charleston for British Car Day, take a look at all the things you can do while you're here.
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact Bob Simons or Dave Rosato.
Check out the new 2019 British Car Day Poster
Thanks go to Tracy Sample for doing the poster painting of Cookie duPonts beautiful 1957 MGA. Tracy is a member of the British Sports Car Club of Louisville.
Food the day of the show
Last year the Rolled Quesadillas food truck was a hit so we invited them again.
Coffee for the day
Independent Grounds is a fully functioning coffee cart, and is created specifically to be a work-study program for adolescents with developmental and other disabilities living in Charleston, SC. Please go to their website to get more information.
If you need a hotel during the show, we have a block of rooms reserved for you at the Staybridge Suites. These are non-smoking studio suites with one king bed. Friday and Saturday nights (October 25 and 26) have a special rate of $159. Designed for comfort and conveniences of home in our fully equipped kitchen with full size fridge cooktop stove micro to aster coffeemaker and dishwasher also enjoy hdtvs with premium channels flexible workspace with ergonomic chair and our complimentary wifi.
The Group Code is BCC. Call 843-216-5400 for the front desk and give the Group Code to reserve a room.
Dress up your car in the period it was built. A trophy will be given to the Best Presentation as voted by the participants.