The annual TXU Energy Houston Turkey Calling Contest returns to the Houston Zoo on Saturday, Nov. 15. Local TV, radio and print personalities will be on hand to flap their elbows and belt out their best turkey gobble. The TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot is the largest Thanksgiving footrace and it benefits more than 192,000 seniors and children that Neighborhood Centers serves each year.
The media personality who delivers the best turkey call will be honored with a tree planting in the city and zoo guests will be invited to join the turkey call to win their own prizes.
The turkey calling contest kicks off at 10 a.m. at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo.
The TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot features competitive and fun 10K, 5K and wheelchair races as well as a kid’s play area, food and friendly visitors from our zoo.
SPECIAL REGISTRATION RATE – As a friend of the Zoo, you and your immediate family have the opportunity to register for the TXU Energy Houston Turkey Trot at a 20 percent discounted rate through Nov. 26. Register here and use promotion code ZOO2014TROT to take advantage of this offer.