Friday, June 28 2018

(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 2018

(10am to 4pm)

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

Hundreds of Vehicles
After market and vendor displays

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.) Overflow parking is across the street for $5.

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

* Additional activities in the works – check back to this website often! 

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


Downtown Roanoke Car Show Map

Street locations still being finalized.

Car and truck show with 400 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 5pm - 10pm

Check back later for details on 2019 party.


Listed below are 2018 vendors. Check back for 2019 vendors.

Bathfitter – Friday and Saturday
Brother Jake's – Friday
Formula Experiences – Friday and Saturday
Grandpa Ike's Mini Donuts – Saturday
H's Barbeque – Friday and Saturday
Homestead Creamery – Friday and Saturday
Mountain Grille – Friday
Playin With Toyz die-cast – Saturday
Southern Trust Home Services – Saturday
Texas Tavern – Friday
Thermo-King of Roanoke – Saturday
Thirty-One Purses, Totes and Travel Bags – Saturday
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.