Fuel Your Drive: Run to the Sun Car Show 2024 Guide

Die-hard gearheads and classic car enthusiasts, unite! The Run to the Sun Car Show will hit the road this 2024!


From vintage classics gleaming with nostalgia to futuristic models showcasing advancements in automotive technology, this event is a carnival of wheeled treasures.

A 1959 Chevy Corvette, 1940 Ford Truck, or 1957 Dodge Coronet, you name it – the Myrtle Beach truck show features thousands of pre-1989 vehicles, each restored to its former glory.

Join your fellow hot rod fanatics from far and wide at this annual event and get up close to the world’s most striking classics and vintage cars or trucks.

The Run to the Sun Car Show 2024 is the place where you can personally admire an extensive array of the world’s most captivating vehicles, each showcasing distinctive design and craftsmanship.

This event, however, is not just about the motor enthusiasts; it serves a bigger purpose. Beyond fostering camaraderie between petrol heads from across the country, the Run to the Sun Car Show 2024 also contributes to charitable causes. Significant proceeds from the event go towards the Children’s Miracle Network, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, along with several local community charities.

Buckle up and follow along as we share all the deets about the Run to the Sun Myrtle Beach SC.

Rev Your Engines: Save the Dates for Run to The Car Show

Get ready to speed off to the beautiful Grand Strand! The eagerly awaited Run to the Sun Car Show 2024 is prepared to ignite your passion for automobiles from March 14-16, 2024.

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Hit the Road: Run to The Car Show Location Venue

Make your way to the former site of the Myrtle Square Mall, located conveniently at 2501 N Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

Run to the Sun Car Show Event Schedule

“When is Run to the Sun 2024?” you may ask. The Run to the Sun 2024 dates include the following:

February 1, 2024

This is the final date for the dispatch of preregistration packets. Registrations made after this date will need to collect their packets from the registration site.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Registration packets for late applicants can be picked up and on-site registration opens from 1 PM to 4:00 PM at the Four Points by Sheraton Myrtle Beach, located at 101 Fantasy Harbour Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579.

Those who have registered their cars and trucks can enter the show venue to park between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM. Please note that entry or exit for any reason outside the scheduled show hours is not permitted.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

The car show will take place from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the following location: 2501 N Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 (Between 21st & 27th Ave N).

Late registration packets can be picked up and on-site registration can be done from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Four Points by Sheraton Myrtle Beach.

Friday, March 15, 2024

The show continues from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the same location. On-site registration and pickup of late registration packets will again be open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Four Points by Sheraton Myrtle Beach.

Saturday, March 16, 2024

The final day of the show will also run from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the same location. Please note, that there will be no packet pickup or on-site registration on this day. Make sure you have everything you need before entering the showgrounds.

Catch Luke Duke & The Blues Brothers at Run to the Sun

An exciting announcement for fans of the Run to the Sun Car and Truck Show; Tom Wopat, famously known as Luke Duke from the beloved 80’s TV series “The Dukes of Hazzard”, is set to make a celebrity appearance. He boasts a discography of 12 records over the last 35 years, the most recent being the gripping album, “Wopat”. You will have the opportunity to see Wopat and the turbocharged 1969 Dodge Charger, famously known as “General Lee”, throughout the weekend at the Run to the Sun Myrtle Beach 2024.

Also adding to the lineup, the Hammond Brothers, Stan and Bob, will be appearing as Jake and Elwood Blues, characters they’ve been emulating from the 1980 movie “The Blues Brothers” for nearly ten years. There’s also a treat for car fans – the Bluesmobile, the 1974 Dodge Monaco Sedan that featured in the film will be accompanying them at the Run to the Sun happening on March 14-15-16 2024.

Run to the Sun Car Show Tickets and Registration

Making it to the Run to the Sun Car Show 2024 and want an early-bird advantage? Here’s how the pricing structure plays out:

Run to the Sun Car Show Registration:

  • Score a steal deal by getting yourself an early-bird registration until December 31st, priced at just $65.
  • Missed the early-bird timeline? Don’t worry! Register between January 1st and February 1st for a still-reasonable $80.
  • Planning on waiting until the last minute or registering on the day of the show? The cost is a bit higher – $100 to be precise.

Prices for Spectators Tickets:

  • Adult Single Day – $15
  • Adult 3 Day Pass – $25
  • 3 Day Pass for Military and Veterans – $10 (valid for all family members)
  • Entry is free for children 12 years old and under when accompanied by an adult

Important Information: Registration and admission are online now. Please note that only older cars and trucks, specifically from 1989 and older, can join the event. Big vehicles that can take up more than one parking spot need 2 entries. The show is open to the public.

Click here for the Run to the Sun 2024 tickets and registration.

Prizes and Giveaways

Need another reason to be at Fun in the Sun Car Show 2024? Just like Run to the Sun 2023, door prizes and giveaways await registered participants. Just make sure to register your car and truck by February 1, 2024, to qualify for the awards and grand prize!

Run to the Sun Car Show Parking Details

For your convenience, Coast RTA will be operating city transit buses as a Shuttle Service, commencing at 7:30 am and wrapping up at 5:30 pm on the show days. These buses will embark from the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Stadium, centrally located at 1251 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, just a brief drive of fewer than 1.5 miles from the Run to the Sun Car Show.

All transportation services are committed to accessibility and are equipped for mobility aid users. For additional details on accessibility, consider a visit to the Coast RTA website.

For parking, there’s a modest $5 fee per vehicle for off-site parking. The heartwarming aspect is that 100% of these proceeds are gifted to support our cherished local charities. Do remember, trailers have no designated parking at the Pelican Stadium and any trailers found would be towed at the owner’s expense.

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Other Fun Area Attractions in Myrtle Beach

Besides its 60 miles of coastline, Myrtle Beach is home to thousands of area activities and amusements.

When the Run to the Sun Car Show Myrtle Beach 2024 concludes, there’s still so much more to explore. The excitement continues far beyond the sandy shores. Dive into the array of attractions that wait for you in the exciting vicinity:

About Run to Sun Car Show

Not to be confused with Lake Havasu Relics Rods Car Club, the Run to Sun Car Show has a rich history.

Hosted by Stan and Bob Hammond, the 35th Annual Run to the Sun Car and Truck Show holds a legendary status amidst car shows nationwide. Expect thousands of spectators and participants to converge at the bustling Myrtle Square Mall situated along Kings Highway.

But did you know that it was formed by 9 residents who had a passion for classic cars?

While it started with 1,000 vehicles in attendance, the event has managed to grow audiences and participants across the country, requiring the management to include cars from 1972 and older. The show eventually transformed from a small event into a long-standing tradition.

Remarkably, more than its reputation for displaying vintage cars, the Run to the Sun Car Show is acclaimed for its ongoing charitable contributions. The event has already given away over $250,000 in proceeds from the show to various charitable organizations.

Over time, alongside other celebrated events like Broadway at the Beach Car Show, the Relics Rods’ Run in the Sun Car Show has carved out a substantial presence in the automobile events landscape. So much so, that it’s secured a firm place as a staple in the Grand Strand scene.

Rev Up Your Day: Experience Run to the Sun Car Show 2024

For more than thirty years, the Run to the Sun Car Show in Myrtle Beach has acted as a hub for passionate aficionados of American automotive heritage. Thousands of enthusiasts gather every year to feed their love for the golden era of automobiles by exploring and admiring pre-1989 classics and vintage vehicles.

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Whether you attend as a spectator or participate by showcasing your pristinely restored classic, you’re making a difference. The proceeds from this event champion meaningful causes.

Beneficiaries of the Run to the Sun Car Show include the Children’s Miracle Network and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Furthermore, a portion of the proceeds also supports other various charities, demonstrating the intersection of passion and social responsibility.

So, see nostalgia-inspiring displays and bond with the people who share your passion at the annual car show Myrtle Beach 2024. Get your tickets now!


Start Date:

March 14, 2024 @ 8:00 am CDT

End Date:

March 16, 2024 @ 5:00 pm CDT


Events Myrtle Beach SC

Myrtle Beach, SC United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

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