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 31th year. This year’s Summer Madness will be held again at the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield Cal. July 21st-23rd. 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. A HUGE Show & Shine on the grass with over 300 of Central Cali’s Hottest rides all day Saturday Vehicle Games, Adult Individual Games and Club Games. Onsite food vendors and DJ playing all day heard throughout the park. We do allow on site cruising around the park. (Crusting Rules ENFORCED). Summer Madness is a total party atmosphere with some nice rides and great people. Sunday Raffle and Trophy Presentations make for a weekend you won't soon forget.