KeizerFEST art contest accepting entries May 3

A remnant of the Keizer Iris Festival is the selection of a formal iris for KeizerFEST, now held in August. 

An iris is selected 15 months before the festival to allow the Keizer Art Association (KAA) to hold a festival poster contest for artists. The official art is selected in May each year for the following year’s KeizerFEST.

KeizerFEST in review: Sunday

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KeizerFEST in review: Saturday night

Saturday night at KeizerFEST was filled with music. The talented students from McNary High School’s Audio Production and Technology program, the FlexTones and Rhythm & Business before JFK closed the night out.

KeizerFEST 2022 pleases all

Despite the change of venue and scheduling for the hottest month of the year, KeizerFEST 2022 was a big hit. Official attendance numbers aren’t yet available, but estimates go as high as several thousand just for the parade, and the Southeast Keizer Neighborhood Association reported having more than 1,800 visitors[Read More…]