Events & Festivals

Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble

Previously Held November 17, 2018

Orchard Plaza

Join Farmington families for this annual special holiday event!  Sign up for the 5K Turkey Trot, 2 Mile Gobble Wobble or just come for the food and fun.

Event Information

Orchard Plaza
Downtown Farmington
Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs and the Downtown Assoiciation
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$20 / $30

What does a community of outdoor lovers and activite families do to kick-start the holiday season?  They celebrate with a day of fun, family activities, great food and of course a fun run and walk!  The 5K Turkey Trot and 2 mile Gobble Wobble will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Downtown Farmington at Orchard Park. Participants are encouraged come in costume.  Family activities such as children's carnival games, face painting, gobble contest and live music will be ongoing throughout the event. Dress warmly and if you are up for it take part in the Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble costume contest, rain or shine this special holiday event will take place!


Registration is $20 per person and includes a shirt and one meal ticket. Registration is open through 1:00 pm on Friday, November 16th.  Late registration begins November 15th, a fee of $10 will be added to the registration fee. There will be no race day registration.  Register in advance at fmtn.org or call 505-599-1184. 

Packet Pick-up

Packet pick-up will be held Friday, November 16, 2018 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m at the Farmington Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Road. 

Helping Hand

The 2018 Turkey Trot is benefitting the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter Foundation this year. In addition to entering the event, you can also support them by bringing a pet-friendly donation. They will be collecting donations onsite of:

  • Gently used or new towels and blankets (no pillows, no electric blankets)
  • Canned cat and dog food
  • Dog treats
  • Cat and dog toys