Friday, June 28 2019

(6pm TO 10pm)

Classic and special interest automobiles, trucks and motorcycles cruise on Roanoke's historic "strip," Williamson Road.

"Cruise-Central" at Berglund Credit Line: park and show off your vehicle and enjoy food and entertainment. AND MORE!


Saturday, June 29 2019

(10am to 4pm)

Car and truck show will be held in downtown Roanoke. Many city blocks will be set aside for the car show.

Party at VA Museum of Transportation

(5:30PM to 10pm)

Live music, food truck and beer garden.

See Below for Complete details:

The event enters its 18th year in 2019. Over the last 17 years Star City Motor Madness has drawn from throughout the Mid-Atlantic and beyond. Through fees from the participants and donations from sponsors, the event raises money for the Virginia Museum of Transportation which is located in Roanoke as well as for other non-profit organizations. For spectators all activities are free!

Friday Cruise Night 6pm - 10pm | Williamson Road


Cruise Map for Williamson Road

Cruise Williamson Road, Roanoke's main drag for cruising since the 1950s. Open to any "classic" or "special interest" car that creates a feeling of nostalgia, stimulates a memory or fulfills a fantasy. Spectators are invited to line both sides of Williamson Road to enjoy the cruise. Spectators Note: Please use side streets to reach your destination on Williamson Road, leaving the road open just for cruising vehicles. Outside lanes open only to cruising vehicles.

Cruise Central
Berglund Credit Line
(Former Woodson Pontiac Dealership)


3926 Williamson Road
Food vendor and DJ
Parking for Cruisers

There is a one-time $10 charge for cruiser parking that may be paid at Berglund Credit Line. This entitles cruisers to park there throughout the night. (Parking is limited.)

Those wishing to show their car the next day may register Friday night at Berglund Credit Line or pre-register beforehand. 

Saturday Car & Truck Show 10am - 4pm | Downtown Roanoke


Downtown Roanoke Car Show Map

Street locations still being finalized.

Car and truck show with 300 vehicles expected from antiques to hot rods to motorcycles. Show held on Jefferson St. between Campbell Ave. and Elm Ave., on Franklin Road between Jefferson St. and Williamson Road and at Elmwood Park.

“After Party” at the Virginia Museum of Transportation

After the car show from 5:30pm - 10pm

Admission just $5. 3-12 years $3.
The fun continues after the car show with live music, a food truck and beer garden held in the rail-yard at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. Your admission gives you full access to all of the museum’s displays. Bring a chair and relax! For more information follow the Virginia Museum of Transportation Facebook page or phone: (540)342-5670.

Music by Haus of Schmidt
Haus of Schmitt covers big arena rock hits from the '70s through today.

2019 vendors. (Check back as more will be added)

Antique Automobile Club of America – Saturday
Bathfitter – Friday and Saturday
Brother Jake's – Friday and Saturday
Grandpa Ike's Mini Donuts – Saturday
H's Barbeque – Friday and Saturday
Homestead Creamery – Saturday
LineX of the Blue Ridge – Saturday
Office Depot – Friday and Saturday
Playinwithtoyz Diecast – Saturday
Rad Rod Garage – Saturday
Southern Trust Home Services – Friday and Saturday
Texas Tavern – Friday
Virginia International Raceway – Saturday
Virginia Museum of Transportation – Saturday


Friday vendors will be located at Berglund Credit Line or across the street.

Saturday vendors will be located downtown on Jefferson Street.