September 8, 2014 at 6:00 AM
MADISON, NJ - The Madison Chamber of Commerce and Madison P.B.A. #92 will host their 23rd annual Madison Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 27. The event runs in conjunction with Madison’s Bottle Hill Day street festival.
The Madison Car Show is held in the parking lot of the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps headquarters at the corner of Kings Road and Prospect Street. The event site is a short walk from the Bottle Hill Day festivities in Madison’s business district.
One of the most prestigious automotive events in New Jersey, the Madison Car Show features many vehicles in several classes, including hot rods, trucks, customs, antiques, classics and street machines.
Peter Daniele, the proprietor of Rose City Collision, 291 Main St., is the long-time chair of the Madison Car Show committee.
“This is our 23rd car show and we’re expecting several hundred car enthusiasts to enjoy the sparkle, shine and spectacle of dozens and dozens of unique automobiles and trucks right here in our hometown, the Rose City, for one day only," Daniele said. “The site of the car show is located between theMadison’s Borough Hall and the Madison Public Safety Building."
"For almost a quarter of a century the people of Madison and surrounding area have enjoyed visiting one of the most unique car shows anywhere. This year’s edition should be the best ever,” said Michael Odell, a Madison Car Show volunteer and a principal of Odell & Critchley, PC, certified public accounts, 133 Main St.
Show participants are eligible to win awards and door prizes. The Best in Show award is sponsored by Pine Manor Associates, Painting & Wallcovering Specialists, 22 Drew Place, Madison. The grand door prize is a $500 Stop & Shop Gift Card donated by Stop & Shop, of 133 Main St., Madison. All car show entrants are eligible to enter the drawing.
The Madison Car Show features eight top awards, eleven special awards, which include categories for engine, paint, type of vehicle and more, and “Top 50” awards for the best 50 entries. All awards are sponsored by local companies that do business in Madison.
The Madison Car Show begins at 9 a.m. The awards ceremony starts at 3 p.m. To be eligible for judging and prizes, all cars must arrive at the show no later than 11 a.m.
The car show committee invites all car show enthusiasts to pre-register their vehicles by Saturday, Sept. 20 for the discounted fee of $15 and to guarantee participation. The day-of-registration is $20.