May 28, 29 and 30, 2009


Grand Park,

Valor Memorial Garden

and The Market Common


With support from

 

The City of Myrtle Beach

and the

Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment Authority


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Join us for Military Appreciation Days, May 28-30, 2009, in Myrtle Beach.  We are celebrating active and retired military from all branches of the service.  More than two dozen military bases will be represented, along with retired military personnel from the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base and beyond.  Thank you for your service to our nation!


 

Thursday, May 28

Golf Tournament (active military) Whispering Pines Golf Course

Handgun Marksmanship Tournament (active military) Indoor Range, Myrtle Beach Law Enforcement Center Annex

Men's Basketball Tournament (active military) Crabtree Gymnasium

Women's Basketball Tournament (active military) Crabtree Gymnasium

Softball Tournament (active military) Myrtle Beach Recreation Fields

 

Friday, May 29

Golf Tournament (active military) Whispering Pines Golf Course

Men's Basketball Tournament (active military) Crabtree Gymnasium

Women's Basketball Tournament (active military) Crabtree Gymnasium

Softball Tournament (active military) Myrtle Beach Recreation Fields

 

Saturday, May 30

5K Run/Walk The Market Common, Wheelchairs at 8 a.m. and Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. (free for active and retired military; $20 for civilians)

Combat Cuisine Cook-Off (military teams) Grand Park, 10 a.m.2 p.m.

Family Picnic Grand Park, 12 p.m.

Model Boat Races Grand Park, 1 p.m.

Model Airplane Demonstrations Grand Park, 1 p.m.

Climbing Wall, Simulators, Humvee, Tank Grand Park, 8 a.m. 9 p.m.

Military Recruiter Expo Grand Park, 8 a.m. 9 p.m.

Parachute Jump Grand Park, afternoon

Military Memorial Ceremony Valor Memorial Garden, 4 p.m. 

Concert Grand Park, 7:30 p.m.

Fireworks Grand Park, following the concert

 


Above are the activities scheduled for Military Appreciation Days.  Click on the links shown for more details or to sign up for one of these tournaments. Then, follow directions in the PDF file.  Many local accommodations, restaurants and businesses also are offering discounts to active duty and retired military personnel and their families.  You'll find more information about discounts here.

 

Military Appreciation Days are sponsored by the City of Myrtle Beach, the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment Authority and PGBA, LLC.  Many of the activities and events will be held at The Market Common and Grand Park, both part of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base.  Valor Memorial Garden at The Market Common is shown at left.  We hope you enjoy your visit! 


Military Appreciation Days

P. O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC  29578

843-918-1188 or info@cityofmyrtlebeach.com