Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites

In association with the Smithsonian Institution


Historic Turkey Trot 5K & Fun Walk

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Luckenbach Mill
459 Old York Road, Bethlehem, PA

Save the date for the Historic Turkey Trot 5K run, competitive walk, and fun walk!

Check out the results and photos from our 2022 event below:

Start line
On your mark, get set, GO!
February through May 15 May 16 through September 18 September 19 through November 24 November 26
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 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 8:30 am!

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

Costumes Judged On:

  • Creativity (new for 2023)
  • Best Pup / Handler Duo (new for 2023)
  • Best Turkey Trot-related theme
  • Fan-Favorite

Pet costume contest prizes will be sponsored by Saint Rocco's Treats

Saint Roccos' Treats

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

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

Bib Pick-Up

  • Friday, November 24, 2 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 25, 7:30 am - 8:30 a.m.

Race Day: Saturday, November 25

  • 8:30 a.m. - Best Pet Costume Contest
  • 9 a.m. - Runners Start
  • 9:05 a.m. - Competitive Walkers Start
  • 9:10 a.m. - 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 Kristy Steier at [email protected].

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 Kristy Steier at [email protected] for sponsorship information.

Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Physical Therapy at St. Luke's

Premier Sponsor

Air Products

Community Sponsor


Patron Sponsors

Embassy Bank
Lehigh Valley Press

Supporting Sponsors

The Morning Call
Comfort Suites
CR&Y Certified Public Accotntants
Action Party Rentals


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