Greg Borrelli's May Madness Classic Car Show & Parade - New Date Sat Aug 29th

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

32nd Annual Classic Car Show & Parade

Greg Borrelli's ``May Madness`` will take place on August 29th, 2020 from noon to 6:00pm in downtown San Rafael.

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 1920’s to muscle cars of the early 70’s. Test drive the cars of the future with the EV Ride and Drive sponsored by the Transportation Authority of Marin with support from Marin Clean Energy.

Awards & Trophies!

There are numerous Trophies handed out to some of the incredible cars.  Some examples are best Paint, Best of Show, Mayors Award, Greg Borrelli memorial award.

Rockin' Music!

Downtown San Rafael will be rocking to tunes from the 50’s.  Join in the fun with our dancing in the street.


This will be a fun-filled car show and parade! Here is a schedule so you won't miss a thing!

View Awesome Street Rods & Classic Cars

All of the cars are shined and the street is open to stroll to see hundreds of the great cars from years past.

All Afternoon

4th and A Street - Downtown

Test Drive Electric Vehicles

Test drive electric vehicles in the EV Ride and Drive sponsored by Transportation Authority of Marin with support from Marin Clean Energy

all afternoon

4th and B Street - Downtown

The beer is cold and the music starts!

The beer is cold and the music starts. Stroll 4th street to see the Madness


All Afternoon

4th and A Street - Downtown

When You Start To Feel Hungry…

Enjoy the BBQ and all of variety of food booths that are offered.

Plenty Of Food!

4th and A Street - Downtown

The music continues to the rock n roll beat of the 50’s

The music continues to the rock n roll beat of the 50's. Enjoy the tunes you grew up listening and cruising to - all afternoon!

All Afternoon

In front of Gold Rush Jewelers

Rick Lewis

The cars get rev’ed up and the Parade starts

The cars get rev'ed up and the Parade starts through downtown San Rafael


Downtown San Rafael

Rick Lewis

Your emcee of May Madness San Rafael for 2018 will be Rick Lewis - owner of Gold Rush Jewelers in downtown San Rafael (and four additional North Bay locations).

The Role Models

The After Party Begins!

until midnight

Magnolia Terrace

The Role Models

The Role Models play the songs just on the edge of your mind that you couldn't get out of your head back in the day. We love to be people's favorite "Oh yeahhhh...that song!" band

Enjoy Music From The 60's

We have a great music line-up for you at the event!

To hear tantalizing sample tunes, please visit

Don't Miss The After Party!

Dance the evening away with music by Pride & Joy!

After Party with Pride & Joy

For additional information, please visit

Don't forget the Friday night cruise on 4th street!

But more importantly, following the Friday night cruise, we are going to have a BBQ at the Elks club. The BBQ is a fundraiser to provide an opportunity for under-served Marin youth to experience Camp Chance.


The action will take place in downtown San Rafael at the intersection of 4th & A Streets

Downtown San Rafael
4th and A Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

Do you have questions?

Contact Us


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.


A big thank you to our sponsors who make this fabulous event and website possible.