Popular event supports the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA)
DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 18, 2012) – A Taste of Darlington will return to Darlington Raceway on Thursday evening, April 19 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage area.
The annual culinary event benefits the Darlington Downtown Revitalization Association (DDRA) and features some of the best cooks in the Darlington area. The event is usually attended by 500-700 local community members that enjoy great food and beverage at the annual festivities.
“This event offers some of Darlington county’s best cooks for a celebration of delicious food choices and desserts, said DDRA Manager, David Vaughan. “Again this year, the event will be held in the Sprint Cup Garage area, which provides an excellent opportunity for attendees to walk around and enjoy a time of fellowship and a variety of dining choices.”
For more than 20 years A Taste of Darlington has been a marquee event on the social calendar in the community. This year’s event will feature 15 grillers preparing main courses and over 15 stations featuring hors d’oeuvres and desserts.
Following last weekend’s successful American Cancer Society Relay for Life, A Taste of Darlington is another chance for the community to participate in an exciting and fun event with Darlington Raceway serving as the historic backdrop.
“A Taste of Darlington is a true community event that brings everyone in the Darlington area together,” said Darlington Raceway President, Chris Browning. “We are very excited to continue hosting this great event at Darlington Raceway. Having the community utilize our historic facility for their events is something we are happy to do.”
Walk-up tickets are available the day of the event for $30 each. The event is only open for guests 21 years of age or older.
Darlington Raceway, or the track Too Tough to Tame as it is known to many, is where the purest of NASCAR competition meets true southern hospitality. A NASCAR staple since 1950, Darlington Raceway has seen some of motorsports most talented drivers thunder to Gatorade Victory Lane. On Mother’s Day weekend, May 11-12, 2012, NASCAR’s biggest stars return to battle the track Too Tough to Tame in the Sprint Cup Series Southern 500® and Nationwide Series Darlington 200.
Tickets for events at Darlington can be purchased by calling the Darlington Raceway ticket office at 866-459-RACE or online at http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/tickets/.
Source: Darlington Raceway, Press Release