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After 33 Years Dads Slot Cars Crosses The Finish Line



The beloved slot car racing destination is closing it’s doors for the final time this weekend.

For more than three decades, Dads Slot Cars has proudly stood as a family-owned and operated business, nurturing a tradition that commenced in 1992. They specialize in the rental and sale of 1/24 and 1/32 scale model race cars, offering enthusiasts a thrilling experience. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, an ice cream outing, or a delightful night out with family and friends, our establishment in Des Plaines has become synonymous with joy, having brought smiles to hundreds of individuals.

What sets them apart is the opportunity to personalize your car, ensuring a unique touch to your racing experience. Their birthday parties are a colossal hit, combining the excitement of slot car racing with the special moments of celebration. Join us for an unforgettable blend of tradition, fun, and personalized entertainment at Dads Slot Cars!

From the their Facebook Page:

“Dad’s slot cars has never been just a business to me. It has always been about family. The sounds of giggles and squeals of excitement to the smell of burning rubber. It’s about hosting 99 year old birthday party celebrations. It’s about generations of racers coming together to enjoy a racing day together as a family. Dads Slot Cars has been a second home to me for years… Unfortunately, with tears in my eyes, I have to say Dads Slot Cars has been listed for sale. We will continue to be open normal business hours for as long as we can until the building sells. Come on by for a final race. Thank you to each and every customer for the love and support over the past 33 years. As Lightning Mcqueen says, “See ya at the finish line, buddy.”

Get one last race in this weekend, it’s your last chance!

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