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Horry County Fair Postpones Until 2016


MYRTLE BEACH, SC - Myrtle Beach Speedway announced last week they will be hosting the Horry County Fair in April of 2015. In order to comply with the Horry County ordinance for a special event permit it will not be possible to have the fair in 2015, so organizers will work on putting the necessary permits in place for an April 2016 Horry County Fair at Myrtle Beach Speedway. "I am very disappointed that this year's Horry County Fair has to be postponed, but am excited to have the proper time to work with the Horry County officials and the SC State Police to put the proper plan in place that will ensure a smooth and successful event for everyone in 2016", said Steve Zacharias, Myrtle Beach Speedway General Manager. In preparation for the 2016 Horry County Fair at Myrtle Beach Speedway, the speedway intends to establish a stronger connection with the local community throughout 2015. Events scheduled this year will introduce themed nights incorporating local businesses such as animal rescues, 4-H clubs, public safety offices, school districts, and many more. The speedway has intentions to utilize the delayed time to work with the Horry County locals and businesses for better planning moving forward to the 2016 Horry County Fair. The 2015 season will kick off with opening night for NASCAR Sanctioned Weekly Racing on Saturday April 11th. The race event will highlight Horry County Schools with a Principal Demolition Derby; the racing card will feature NASCAR Whelen Late Models, PALM Chargers, Mini Stocks and Street Stocks. Any Student (17 and under) will get in FREE, so come cheer on your principal and show your school pride. Grandstand gates will open at 5:00 pm with heat races and qualifying beginning then followed by the main events. The racing action will continue on Saturday April 18th with "College Night." The race date will feature Twin races for the NASCAR Whelen Late Models, PALM Chargers, Mini Stocks, and the Don's Car Crushing Demolition Derby. All college students will be admitted FREE with their college ID. Special events already secured for this season include Monster Jam June 11th and 12th, concerts at the Myrtle Beach Speedway Amphitheater including Travis Tritt and the Charlie Daniels Band May 15th, as well as reoccurring events as NOPI Nationals, Mustang Day, and the Wheels of Destruction Thrill Show. Speedway personnel is in works on various big projects that will further solidify the 2015 season as one of the best seasons for the historic facility located off Highway 501. For Information: www.mbspeedway.com or call 843.236.0500.

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