Mt Carroll Pumpkin Street Drags

Oct 26
2 pm

Held during Mt Carroll Pumpkin Fest on Oct Oct 26th,  the  PUMPKIN STREET DRAGS, sponsored by Kunes Country Auto Group, will feature REAL pumpkin race cars battling in unique side-by-side single elimination races featuring handcrafted, decorated Pumpkin Race Cars in a funky and hilarious display of American ingenuity. Entries in each bracket will battle head-to-head for cash prizes! All races take place in downtown Mt Carroll beginning at 2 pm. 

Check out this video from the 2017 event

2019 Pumpkin Fest Events:

8:00 am - Farmer's Market opens

10 am - Professor B3 Bubble Master

10 am - 2pm - Pumpkin Bowling on the street in front of Mt Carroll Bowling Center

10 am – Touch-A-Truck in the parking lot on lower N Main Street. Bring your kids so they can get up close with Mt Carroll Service Vehicles such as an ambulance, fire truck, a city dump truck and a snow plow

10 am – 4 pm Fire Dept. Water Fights at the old burning grounds

10:30 am - Kids & Critters Costume Parade kicks off at the corner of Market & Main and ends at the Library where they can participate in a Halloween Story & Craft Time. For ages Pre-S - 4th grade.

10:30 am - Decorate a Pumpkin Table staffed by Methodist Youth Group

10:30 am - Mini Pumpkin Gourd Decorating & Races (ages pre-school - 6th grade)

11:00 am – Paranormal Ghost Tours thru one of our downtown buildings by 2 A.M. Paranormal         

11:00 am – Pumpkin Sling Shot Range opens at the east end of old burning grounds.

1:30 pm – Ping Pong Ball Drop on Main Street

2:00 pm - Kunes Country Great Pumpkin Street Drag Races (registration starts at 12:30 pm)

4:30 pm - Zombie Zoom 5K Walk/Run begins and ends at the corner of Market & Carroll

All activities take place in downtown Mt Carroll!

And while in town don’t forget to check out the Raven’s Grin Inn Haunted House -  the regions only year-round haunted house!


downtown Mount Carroll
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
Carroll County
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