Contact: Hackettstown Rotary

Photo Attached:  2023 Memorial Madness Car Show photos at Mars-Wrigley, Credit Bob Eberle 

Contact:    Catherine Rust, President    catherine.


The eagerly awaited Memorial Motor Madness Car Show, hailed as the largest show in our region,  makes its annual return to the Mars-Wrigley Headquarters lot  in Hackettstown once again on Sunday, May 26, from 9am to 3 pm.  Sponsored by the Hackettstown Rotary, the show often features as many as 500 cars and brings thousands of visitors to the event each year.   

This family event will include multiple exhibitor classes, including Antique cars from 1940 – 79,  Antique Trucks, Muscle Cars, Foreign Sports Cars, a special Corvette class and much more, with music by the legendary Doc South, and S.C.3. Entertainment. A variety of food vendors will also be onsite as well as several craft vendors and car related vendors.  

Admission to the event is $5 at the gate, with children under 12 admitted for free.  Note that the policy on this property is “no pets” and “no smoking”.   Gates will open at 7:30 am for exhibitors and vendors. 

All proceeds from the event will go to support the over 35 local community organizations that are recipients of the Hackettstown Rotary Foundation funding, including The Joan Knechel Cancer Treatment Center at Hackettstown Medical Center, The Arc of Warren County,  local HS Scholarships, The Lord’s Food Pantry of Trinity Church, Habitat for Humanity, Alina Lodge,  Camp Merry Heart/ Easter Seals, Veterans programs, and more. 

The Hackettstown Rotary wishes to thank several major sponsors of this event, which includes PLATINUM SPONSORS: John Johnson Auto Group, Warren Community College, Edward Jones Investment, Mars Wrigley, and WRNJ Radio;  GOLD SPONSORS:  Honda of Hackettstown, Maguire Memorial Home & Cremation Services, Fulton Bank, Explore Warren County Tourism, and SILVER SPONSORS: Heath Village and Centenary University. 

The For more information about the event, visit, or email  The address of the Mars-Wrigley headquarters is 800 High Street, Hackettstown. 

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