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Turkey Fest Logo_orange2April 8- 12, 2015 | 9th Annual | Henrietta Downtown Square



Turkey Fest is the spring family-oriented festival in North Texas! Turkey Fest attracted 5,000 festival goers in 2014. We love to see our fest grow! Our team of volunteers loves this annual event. We see the positive impact on our community, our economy and the Henrietta and Clay County Chamber.

Turkey Fest is not just for hunters – it’s for the whole family. We make sure that we have activities for everyone and every budget. Plus, coming to the fest is free and there are plenty of free children’s activities to keep the kids occupied!

FESTIVAL 
Sponsored by ESCO, Four Stars Auto Ranch, Kerr Feed & Grain, Patterson’s RV, Fidelity Bank, Pierce Sales and KAUZ

This excitement-filled downtown festival consists of free family fun, music, food and live demonstrations.  Along with pie eating contests, local vendors, bounce houses, and so much more, there is truly something for everyone!  Your little gobblers won’t go home without a great time.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Turkey Fest is the only wild turkey festival dedicated to offering celebrity hunt teams a home away from home while they answer the call to become world champions. Teams are hosted and accommodated by local ranches. Teams consist of three members: a cameraman, caller, and marksman. The Turkey Fest is always looking for new talent to include in the competition. Teams must have a syndicated outdoor show broadcast on channels like Versus, Pursuit, or the Sportsman Channel to be considered for the competition.

BATTLE OF THE BEARDS
Sponsored by Cabela’s

Turkey Fest is not only a competition for the professional hunters, but for anyone wanting to have a shot against the local competition. The open competition has both an Adult and Youth division. Winner goes home with bragging rights and $1,000 cash prize!  Download the Battle of the Beards entry/registration form for more information!

FULL STRUT BANQUET
Sponsored by Capital Farm Credit

The Full Strut Banquet is sold out year after year. As of 2014, we’ve moved to the Pioneer Hall to accommodate up to 500. The catered dinner is top notch and you can’t forget about the bar by P2. The World Champion is announced; plus, it’s our chance to rag on our celebrity teams. We have a good time – you should come!

STREET DANCE
The Henrietta VFD invites you to a free Street Dance following the festival. The free fun continues around the square with musical guests and your chance to support our local firefighters.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Contact the Chamber office for more information by e-mailing to claycountychamber@sbcglobal.net.

VENDORS NEEDED!
Looking to capture the attention of 5,000 festival goers at Turkey Fest? We have a family-oriented crowd eager for fun finds, good and activities! Download and send in the Vendor Application/Fee to reserve your spot today!  You can pay for a vendor’s booth through Pay Pal on the “Festival” page.
Print Vendor Application Form

NEED MORE INFORMATION?
Fill out the form below and we’d be happy to answer any of your Turkey Fest questions or comments. We will respond within 48 hours of receiving your message.

A VERY SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS, RANCHES, AND HOSTS!

2015 Corporate Sponsor

bud light
Bud Light

 

2015 Battle of the Beards Sponsor

Official 2014 Battle of the Beards Sponsor

Cabela’s

2015 Full Strut Banquet Sponsor

CapitalFarmCredit

Capital Farm Credit

2015 Festival Sponsors
sponsors

2015 Hospitality Sponsor

 

2014 Ranches and Hosts

  • 2R Ranch
  • Baldwin Agriland at Sanzenbacher Ranch
  • Birdwell & Clark Ranch
  • Blake Brothers Ranch
  • Boddy Ranch
  • Brown-Catlin Ranch
  • Bubba Rosa Ranch
  • Dugger Ranch
  • Durham Ranch
  • F Bar West Ranch
  • Halsell Ranch
  • Mathews Farm
  • River Bluff Lodge on Parker Ranch – 2011 Turkey Fest “Home of the Champion” Bird
  • Pullen Angus Ranch
  • Rhone Ranch
  • Scaling & Co.

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