About Summer Madness

About Summer Madness is a California based 3 Day event dating back to 1986. Starting as a Van Happening, The then owners fused Vanners and Mini Truckers together to create what’s now known as Summer Madness California's LARGEST 3 day event. We are starting our 32th year. This year’s Summer Madness will be held again at the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield Cal. July 27th-29th. On site camping for the entire weekend, Live DJ all weekend, partying throughout the park with numerous Truck & Car Clubs that have come to Bakersfield to partake in festivities we have for them. This year we are doing drive through judging at our main stage on Saturday. Also we’re having Vehicle Games, Adult Individual Games and Club Games. Onsite food vendors and DJ playing all day heard throughout the park. We are allowing on site cruising around the park. (Cruising Rules Strickly ENFORCED). Summer Madness is a total party atmosphere with some nice rides, great people and some of California’s most awesome weather. Saturday raffles, Sunday Trophy Presentations make for a weekend you won't soon forget.