Madison’s Central Business Improvement District: Cars on State Classic Car Show Sat. June 2, now accepting entries

MADISON, Wis. — The Cars on State Classic Car Show returns to State Street in Madison for a sixth year on Saturday, June 2, 2012, 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. New this year, Cars on State also will include a custom and classic motorcycles showcase. For event information, see or call (608) 512-1342.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Organizers are looking for cars and trucks more than 20 years old, as well as classic (20 years or older) or customized motorcycles, and hope to showcase Madison-area classics in the show. To enter, see to download an entry form, or call Cas Salas at 608-347-4035 to request an entry form. All applications MUST include a photo of the vehicle. The entry deadline is Friday, May 18, 2012.

The event has quickly become a downtown Madison tradition, with thousands of spectators packing State Street. Cars featured in the 2011 show included a 1932 Ford Coupe, a 1949 Packard Deluxe 8, a 1950 Pontiac Streamliner, a 1952 Willys convertible, 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).

This family-friendly event offers a perfect day to come downtown and take a stroll after the Farmers Market on the Square to see a wonderful array of vintage cars, talk to the owners, grab a bite to eat, and shop at locally owned downtown businesses. Presented by the Greater State Street Business Association with support from Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) and sponsors and 94.9 WOLX.

Media Contact:

Mary Carbine

(608) 512-1340

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