Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution


Historic Turkey Trot 5K & Fun Walk

Helping you burn off those Thanksgiving Day calories for its 19th year!

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Luckenbach Mill

459 Old York Road, Bethlehem, PA

Registration for Turkey Trot can be done online through November 26.

Online registration will close at noon on Friday, November 26. But we'd love to register you in person at the Bib Pick Up location on Friday, November 26 between 2PM-7PM, or between 7:30AM-8:30AM on Race Day, November 27 at 459 Old York Road, Bethlehem, PA 18018

On your mark, get set, GO!
February through May 15 May 16 through September 18 September 19 through November 24 November 25-27
5K Runners or Competitive Walkers $25 $35 $40 $45
1.7 Mile Fun Walk $15 $20 $25 $30

All Registered Participants Receive:

  • A Turkey Trot t-shirt
  • FREE refreshments
  • FREE admission to Trees of Historic Bethlehem and Christmas in the Quarter with the race t-shirt or bib all weekend
  • View the Holiday Dinner Art Exhibition at the Luckenbach Mill during pick-up on Saturday from 8 am-11 am

Do you or your pup have the best holiday costume in town?

Turkey Trot registrants can register their dog for the Best Pet Costume Contest held the day of the race at 8 am!

Registration for the contest is FREE; however participants must also be registered for one of the Turkey Trot categories.

Costumes Judged On:

  • Originality
  • Execution of Design
  • Turkey Trot related theme

Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places!

Location: Luckenbach Mill, 459 Old York Road, Bethlehem, PA 18018

Parking in the Spring Street lot will be open until 8:30 AM and will reopen for cars to exit at 10AM.  If you park in this lot you will not be able to leave until 10AM!  Please note!

Bib Pick-Up

  • Friday, November 26, 2 - 7 pm
  • Saturday, November 27, 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Race Day: Saturday, November 27

  • 8 am - Best Pet Costume Contest
  • 9 am - Runners Start
  • 9:05 am - Competitive Walkers Start
  • 9:10 am - Fun Walkers Start

It's with the help and hard work of our awesome volunteers that we can have such amazing and successful events that supports almost three centuries of Bethlehem's rich history and 20 historic sites. Volunteering is also a great way to get friends and family involved that might not want to participate in the Run or Walk but would like to support you and HBMS.

There are many jobs that Volunteers can fulfill at Turkey Trot!

If you're interested please contact Tavia Minnich at tminnich@historicbethlehem.org

Introduce your business to more than 1,600 participants.

Expand your audience and give back to the community by becoming a sponsor of one of the Lehigh Valley’s most popular Thanksgiving weekend traditions.

Depending on your sponsorship level, perks include:

  • Company logo on Turkey Trot t-shirt.
  • Listing as sponsor on the Turkey Trot webpage.
  • Free registrations, for a fantastic team-building event.

Contact Jennifer Bender at jbender@historicbethlehem.org for sponsorship information.

Did you Run the Turkey Trot in 2020?

Thank You to Our 2021 Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Volunteer Sponsor

HBMS Sponsor Christmas City Printing

Registration Sponsor



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Historic Bethlehem Partnership, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Registration and financial information about Historic Bethlehem Partnership, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999, or on the web at www.dos.state.pa.us. Registration does not imply endorsement.