78th Annual King Turkey Day Festival - - September 15 & 16 , 2017 Where else can you find race teams herding their star "athletes" (wild racing turkeys) down main street? The Great Gobbler Gallop is part of Worthington, Minnesota's very own King Turkey Day festival. Exciting things are happening this year! All King Turkey Day events will be held in Downtown Worthington! You will not want to miss this year's festival that will include a Midway, Monster Screen Movie, Food Vendors, Beer Garden, BBQ Cook-Off, Great Gobbler Gallop, Grand Parade & Much More all in Downtown Worthington!!