Greg Borrelli's May Madness Car Show

The longest-running street rod show and parade in Northern California!

33rd Annual Classic Car Show & Parade

Greg Borrelli's May Madness Car Show ~ Saturday, May 6th, 2023 ~ 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm

Awesome Cars!

It all started in 1986 with a small gathering of Greg Borrelli’s Hot Rod friends. Today there are several hundred classic cars and hot rods from the early 1920s to muscle cars of the early ’70s.

Awards & Trophies!

There are numerous Trophies handed out to some of the incredible cars. Some examples are the Best Paint Job, Best of Show, Mayors Award, and the Greg Borrelli Memorial Award.

Rockin' Eats and Drinks!

We will have festive foodies, restaurants serving in their Streetaries and Lagunitas Beers flowing!


This fun-filled car show is from Noon to 6pm!

Event Begins at Noon

Come check out the Show n' Shine, brews and foodies at Noon!  


Fourth Street

Rick Lewis

Parade at 5pm

Watch the line up of cars cruise down Fourth Street, head down to H Street and come back down!  


Downtown San Rafael

Rick Lewis

Your emcee of May Madness San Rafael for 2023 will be Rick Lewis - the owner of Gold Rush Jewelers in downtown San Rafael (and four additional North Bay locations).

Entertainment Schedule:

Three Entertainment areas are located at Glazed & Confused, Libation & 4th and C Streets.

Coming Soon!


Cruisin' 4th Street the Friday before the big event

The meetup is at 5pm at Terra Linda High School, no sign ups needed, classic cars only.  We will depart for the cruise and head towards downtown San Rafael at 6pm!


The action will take place in downtown San Rafael on 4th Street from Lincoln to D Street. The Parade starts at A Street, goes up 4th to H Street, then back down 4th Street and disperses at Lincoln

Downtown San Rafael
San Rafael, CA 94901

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San Rafael offers many fine amenities to our visitors, including quality hotels. If you are traveling from out of town to attend MAY MADNESS, you may want to consider staying at the Four Points by Sheraton or the Embassy Suites.



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