Trot For A Turkey

A street lined with large decorative candy canes lights.
A family walking outdoors at night with bright holiday lights lit up behind them

About Trot for a Turkey

Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Watkins Park!

Help families in need by running or walking through the beautiful Winter Festival of Lights! 

For more than 30 years visitors to the annual Winter Festival of Lights have been dazzled by twinkling light displays as they drove through Watkins Regional Park. This year, register to walk or run through the 3.1-mile course and see the dazzling displays up close. Your registration fee will provide a family in need with a holiday turkey.


  • $22/person
  • For information, call the Park Ranger office at 301-627-7755.

COVID-19 GUIDELINESM-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County is committed to creating a safe environment for all participants. Face coverings must be worn when entering and departing the parking lot. A maximum of 50 participants is allowed for this year’s event during the allotted time slots. Participants must arrive between the registered time slots, with no exceptions. Anyone refusing to follow safety guidelines will be asked to leave.


  • 5 - 5:30 pm
  • 5:30 - 6 pm
  • 6 - 6:30 pm
  • 6:30 - 7 pm
  • 7 - 7:30 pm

TURKEY SPONSOR: Be part of a select group supporting a worthy cause for those in need during the holiday season. More importantly, your support will truly make a difference.

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