Izea Templeton and Allie Escaranio were selected from hundreds of kids to help Santa light the tree.

Hundreds of families gathered to watch Keizer’s Christmas tree light up Tuesday, Dec. 6. After the lighting, Santa stuck around to hand out candy canes and listen to Christmas wishes. 

Randy Mooney and Cayden Martin.

Rescue pup Moxie donned her Santa costume to get into the spirit of the season. Remy Pollard makes certain Santa heard his Christmas wish correctly. Kylie, Camden, Lauren and Rob Keller wait for Santa to arrive.Harper and Aubrey Hamilton. Chase Stevens and Avery Ralston.