Grand Strand Boat Show gets revamped for 2012 (Update: success)

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Update 2/13/12: The Grand Strand Boat Show was this weekend and by most accounts it was a success. 

This year's show saw more vendors than the previous year, and the dealers were optimistic due to the slight turn around of the economy. Further, also reported that some great deals were had at the 28th Annual Grand Strand Boat Show. 

Checkout's report above and read their full write-up over at their website

Update 2/10/12: Just a reminder that the Grand Strand Boat Show starts today and lasts all weekend long. has updated their scheduled events, so hop on over for times and days. Read the first report below to see what's different this year compared to previous years. 

And for more great events happenining this weekend, checkout our Events Page

First Report 12/9/11:  After ten years of being the promoter for the Grand Strand Boat Show, Elizabeth Cooper has decided to add some great new features to the annual event that are sure to please any and all outdoorsmen.

Still heavily focused on boating, the event is now called the Grand Strand Boat & Sportsman Expo. Along with "boats, boat accessories, fishing accessories and seminars" this year will add "hunting, biking, ATVs, camping and so much more."

This will mark the 28th year of this event and is scheduled for Friday, February 10 until Sunday, February 12 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Hop on over to The Sun News to read their full write-up and check out for the latest on scheduled events and times.