Eugene Celebration

KLCC's Desmond O'Boyle speaks with Festival of Eugene organizer Krysta Albert about the happenings at the festival, located in Skinner Butte Park.

Festival of Eugene, August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd.

The event features 3 band stages, a youth music stage, a dance performance stage and a poetry stage. A Kid Zone and a silent art auction featuring unknown artists, and a make and model car show featuring unique car art.

Eugene Celebration Parade Hits The Streets Saturday

Aug 20, 2014

Although the Eugene Celebration isn't happening this year, there will be a parade. There's also a celebration concert Saturday evening as part of the festivities.

Eugene’s new S.L.U.G. Queen, Daniel Borson—a.k.a. Queen Professor Bulbus Slimbledore—speaks with Eric Alan about wizardry, environmental education, and the centrality of a downtown celebration. 

Festival of Eugene

UPDATE 8/15/14: Festival Producer Krysta Albert told KLCC Friday afternoon that the meeting with public safety and city officials went well. Albert says they are all on board to expedite permits to hold the event at the west side of Skinner Butte Park.


Organizers of the Festival of Eugene are meeting with city officials Friday to work on solidifying the location and permits for the two-day event.

Festival of Eugene

The Festival of Eugene is on. But organizers say it may have to take place in a different venue. The original plan was to hold it near the 5th Street Market.

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A lot of people were disappointed last week when Kesey Enterprises announced the Eugene Celebration is taking a hiatus this year.  Now, an alternative event is in the works.

Krysta Albert runs the Eugene Health and Wellness Celebration which has been part of the Eugene Celebration over the years.  She says when the news came out community members contacted her about putting on a Festival of Eugene instead.