Big Bear Lake Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

Join the Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving Day hosted by Open Air Big Bear.

This community event benefits local food pantries. A fun event for the entire family, kids (and strollers) are welcome. Win prizes in our costume contest too!

Event Date, Time, & Place:

Thursday, November 23, 2023.
Start/Finish at Meadow Park located at 41258 Park Ave.

9:00 AM - 9 Mile Run Start
9:15 AM -6 Mile Run Start
9:25AM - Pre Run Yoga
9:30 AM - 3 Mile Run Start

Event Details:

  • Find pricing and special youth and locals pricing online
  • Packet Pick-Up - Wednesday, November 22, 3 PM - 7 PM at Big Bear Lake Visitor Center located at 40824 Big Bear Blvd AND Thursday, November 23 at Meadow Park starting from 7 AM - 9 AM.
  • On-site registration - after 11/22 at 6 PM - adds $10 per person. Sign-up early and save!


Your registration includes a custom shirt, commemorative medal, and eligibility for age group awards and costume contest prizes.


Awards for the Top 3 male and female will be given in these age groups:

12 & under; 13-17; 18-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+

Dress your best to win prizes in our costume contest!

Open Air Big Bear, a non-profit organization with the mission to advance and celebrate outdoor, people-powered events and activities in Big Bear Valley.