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Holiday Events

Tree Lighting

Giving Baskets

Holiday Lights Parade

Keizer 5k Fun Runs

Tree Lighting

Event Details

When: Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 | 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 Keizer Community Band will be playing Christmas Carols.

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.

Tree Lighting Sponsors

Cascade Landscape Management logo
Colombia Bank logo
Dave Walery, Mr. Keizer
Northwest Dental Arts logo
RR Tree Service logo
Salem Electric logo

Giving Baskets

Event Details

Gift Wrapping
When: Wednesday, December 7th 2022 | 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Begins at 4 pm and goes until all gifts are wrapped.

Food Sorting
When: Thursday, December 8th 2022 | 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Begins at 4 pm and goes until all the food is sorted.

Basket Deliveries
When: Saturday, December 10th 2022 | 9:00am – 1:00pm
Begins at 9 am and goes until all baskets are delivered.

Everything will take place at The Lion’s Club (4100 Cherry Ave. NE Keizer, OR 97303)
Would you like to volunteer? Contact the Keizer Chamber (503) 393-9111

Pick Up and Drop Off at any of the locations shown in the Flyer to the right!

2022 K.N.O.W. Holiday Giving Basket Program flyer - green background, santa and gifts plus all of the businesses who have tags.

Gift Basket Program Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley Logo - Dark and light blue with white and blue text - circle with blue hand holding orange stick person with yellow-orange rainbow around the top of the circle

Platinum Sponsors

Loren's Sanitation & Recycling Service, Inc. Logo - grey and black lettering.
Valley recycling and disposal, Inc. logo white letters on blue background
portrait of Senator Kim Thatcher
OnPoint Community Credit Union logo - all green text - no other graphic
Pinehurst Development

Silver Sponsors

Columbia Bank Logo - white CB on ocean blue rounded corner square with black lettering to the right that reads Columbia Bank
Dave Walery & Marsha Stallings
Avamere A Family of Companies Logo - Fancy Turqoise A on top of avamere with dark grey lettering
Remodeling by Classic Homes, Inc. Logo green and black lettering, cursive and classic lettering
Leupitz Contractors Inc. Logo - Yellow LCI triangle with black border, black lettering. "Serving Salem & Surrounding Areas Since 1974. PHone 503-463-0450 and CCB#

Bronze Sponsors

Guild Morgage Logo - Dark Blue text with yellow triangle to dot the "i"

Holiday Lights Parade

Event Details

When: Saturday, December 10th, 2022 | 7:00pm

Where: River Road from Lockhaven to Glynbrook

Parade Application Deadline: December 2nd, 2022

River Road will be closed at 6:00pm between Lockhaven and Glynbrook, except East/West intersection at Chemawa & River Roads, which will close at 6:00pm. The parade will be broadcasted live by 1490 AM KBZY Radio.

Holiday Lights Parade Sponsors

Platinum Light Sponsors

Andrew Branding & Design Logo - &REW in dark pink and sky blue colors with a dark pink circle behind it.
Star Rentals logo
Bark Boys Landscape Supplies logo red green black - cartoon caveman with wheelbarrow filled with dirt tree, tools

Band Sponsors

Keizer Liquor Store Logo - black letterswith wine glass, wine bottle, beer bottle, and martini glasses lined up in gold

Sprague High School

Willamette Valley Bank Logo with simple graphic of green valley, white river, dark blue mountain. Text in Dark Blue

McNary High School

ABB Stoves Heart & Home, LLC Logo - black text, black fireplace simple logo with orange flame.

McKay High School

Valley recycling and disposal, Inc. logo white letters on blue background

North Salem High School

RiverBend Materials Logo A CRH Company - black and turquoise lettering with simple logo drawing to left of blue curve with white curved river and black curves on the right

South Salem High School

Silver Light Sponsors

Bridgeway Logo - Freedom Through Recovery - square picture with brown border - of a bridge going over a blue body of water toward Mountains with white clouds and a sun rising above the clouds.
The Rec logo - White R in circle half black half turquoise with "The Rec" in black and turquoise
Leupitz Contractors Inc. Logo - Yellow LCI triangle with black border, black lettering. "Serving Salem & Surrounding Areas Since 1974. PHone 503-463-0450 and CCB#
Oregon Army National Guard logo
KBZY 1490 AM logo

Keizer 5k Fun Runs

Turkey Dash – Event Details

When: Thursday, Nov 24th 2022 | 8:00 AM

Where: Keizer Station Village next to Lowes Home Improvement

Family and friends will have a perfect start to Turkey Day 2022 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).

Registration will open September 25th, 2022.

Keizer Chamber 10th Annual Turkey Dash Pajama Party 5k 2022 Turkey dressed in sneakers, shirt, and blue santa hat while running

Turkey Dash Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Bark Boys Landscape Supplies logo red green black - cartoon caveman with wheelbarrow filled with dirt tree, tools
Lowe's logo
Therapeutic Associates Valley Physical Therapy logo
KBZY 1490 AM logo
Willamette Valley Pie Co logo

Jingle Dash Fun Run- Event Details

When: Saturday, Dec 10th 2022 | 6:00pm

Where: Keizer Chamber of Commerce 4118 River Rd N Keizer, OR 97303

Registration is now open! Click the “Learn More” button to go to the event page and register online!

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 Hot Cocoa and Coffee awaiting for you at the finish. Participant shirts and other Holiday swag included in entry fees.

'22 Jingle Dash Logo Theme "No batteries needed - reindeer tan and off-white with brown antlers - designed like a paper doll

Jingle Dash Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Andrew Branding & Design Logo - &REW in dark pink and sky blue colors with a dark pink circle behind it.
Therapeutic Associates Valley Physical Therapy logo