Greater State Street Business Association: Cars on State June 4, entry deadline extended to May 20

MADISON, Wis. (May 16, 2011)—The Cars on State Classic Car Show returns to State Street in Madison for a fifth year on Saturday, June 4, 2010, from 10 am to 3 pm. More than 100 classic cars will be on display on State Street from the State Capitol to the UW campus. For event information, see http://www.carsonstate.com or call (608) 512-1342.

Cars to be featured in the show include a 1932 Ford Coupe, a 1949 Packard Deluxe 8, a 1950 Pontiac Streamliner, a 1952 Willys convertible (owned by Madison Fire Department Fire Marshall Ed Ruckriegel), two Austin-Healey convertibles (one 1956, the other 1967), a 1957 Ford Thunderbird, a 1959 Edsel station wagon, a 1973 Plymouth Cuda, a 1976 Rolls Royce, and a 1981 DeLorean DMC 12 (the “Back to the Future” car).

Organizers have extended the car entry deadline until Friday, May 20. To enter a car, see http://www.carsonstate.com to download an entry form, or call Cas Salas at 608-347-4035 to request an entry form. Cars should be more than 20 years old, and all applications MUST include a photo of the car.

Organized by the Greater State Street Business Association with support from Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID), Cars on State has quickly become a downtown Madison tradition, with thousands of spectators packing State Street. This family-friendly event offers a perfect day to come downtown, take a stroll to see the cars and talk to the owners, and explore downtown’s more than 370 shops and restaurants, many locally owned. For more event information, plus where to stay, park, shop, dine, and play in downtown Madison, see http://www.carsonstate.com.

Media Contact (photos available): Mary Carbine, BID Executive Director, (608) 512-1340, [email protected]

Event Info for Public: (608) 512-1342 or http://www.carsonstate.com