Tree Lighting

When:   Thursday, December 5th 2017   |   6:00 – 8:00pm

Where:   Walery Plaza (Corner of Cherry Ave and River Rd)

Just North of Domino’s Pizza and Across from Copper Creek Mercantile

This is a FREE Community Event put on by the Keizer Chamber in partnership with the Keizer Fire District and City of Keizer.

Bring the family and enjoy some great community Holiday Spirit! The Grand Jazz Band will be playing Christmas Carols and kids 12 years and younger will be encouraged to place their name in a special drawing. Two names will be drawn and they will be asked to join Santa in flipping the switch that lights the Holiday Tree. Santa is expected to arrive at 7pm being escorted in by the Keizer Fire District.

Gift Basket Distribution

When:   Thursday, December 12th 2017   |   9:00am – 5:00pm

Where:   Start at the Old Blockbuster Building (5402 River Rd N Keizer, OR 97303)

Begins at 9am and goes until all baskets are delivered. For more information, contact Audrey Butler, (503) 910-3513

Holiday Lights Parade

When:    Saturday, December 9th 2017   |   7:00pm

Where:   River Road from Lockhaven to Glynbrook

River Road will be closed at 6:00pm between Lockhaven and Glynbrook, except East/West intersection at Chemawa & River Roads, which will close at 7:00pm.

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Turkey Dash

When: Thursday, Nov 23rd 2017   |   8:00 AM

Where: Keizer Station Village next to Lowes Home Improvement

Family and friends will have a perfect start to Turkey Day 2017 with a 5K run or walk through Keizer Station Village then out and back through the Gubser Neighborhood. Sport Tech Shirts for regular entries, cotton t-shirts for youth (12 years and under). Finisher mug are included with entry fee (limit 1200).

Jingle Dash

When:   Saturday, December 9th 2017   |   6:00pm

Where:   JC’s Pizzaria (4200 River Rd N Keizer, OR 97303)

Run, walk or stroll down River Road, while spectators for the Keizer Holiday Lights Parade prepare for the light show to begin. Enjoy with family and friends this fun filled activity that celebrates the Holiday season and healthy living. Dress up for the best costume awards by wearing your best Santa suit, reindeer horns, or twinkle lights. We’ll have Monster Cookies, Hot Coca, and Coffee awaiting for you at the finish. Participant shirts and other Holiday swag included in entry fees.