There’s Nothing Else Quite Like This Creepy Casket Race In Illinois

There’s a one-of-a-kind Halloween event that takes place in Northern Illinois each year, and it’s about time everyone knew about it. Clear your calendar for Forest Park’s creepy casket race this month.

Creativity and dark humor come together at this fabulous and unique fall festival. Scroll on for more details.

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Forest Park’s 6th Annual Casket Races will take place along Beloit Ave., Forest Park, IL 60130, and you can learn more on the town’s website or Facebook page.

For more fall fun, check out a 40-acre pumpkin farm in Illinois that is the quintessential autumn experience.

If you’ve ever attended or participated in this creepy casket race, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and stories with us below in the comments.