Liz Fest is organized by the non-profit Living for Liz Organization, formed to honor Elizabeth Melde who died of lung cancer at the age of 25. Liz Fest raises research dollars, raises awareness and educates, along with patient assistance programs for lung cancer. Living for Liz holds fundraisers and festivals to raise these funds.
Liz Fest is an annual festival in la Crescent. The event includes golf, volleyball, bags tournaments, food, live music, kids activities, caricature artist, dunk tank, and more.