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2016 Happy Days Festival
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The City of Hapeville will celebrate its 125th year with the 2016 Happy Days Festival, September 17th in Jess Lucas Y-Teen Park located at 680 S. Central Avenue, Hapeville, GA 30354. Please join us for this free, family-friendly event. We look forward to seeing you there!

City of Hapeville Celebrates 125th with Community Calendar!

City of Hapeville Celebrates 125th with Community Calendar!The City of Hapeville will celebrate its 125th commemorative milestone all year. In celebration, the 125 Committee is offering to develop a joint community calendar celebrating all events (City sponsored and community based) that are being planned throughout the year in celebration of 125! This type of calendar was also used when the City celebrated its Centennial! If your community organization is planning an event between September 2016 - September 2017 that celebrates 125--let us know--we would like to include it in the commemorative calendar. Visit www.hapeville.org, for information. Email submissions to or call (404) 669-2116.

Festival Schedule 16th & 17th

The Happy Days festival will take place on Saturday (11a.m. to 5 p.m.) in Jess Lucas Y-Teen Park downtown 
We are excited to offer the community a year of special events celebrating Hapeville’s 125th. The celebration will begin this Friday Sept. 16 at Downtown Live. The Hapeville Alumni bands will kick off the celebration featuring Darwin Conort in Mantra from 7-9 pm and featuring Jimmy Lovern in Spectrum from  9-11pm. During this evening Hapeville H.S. Class of 88 will  have their reunion and many other Hapeville alumni will attend. The Hapeville Depot will open for tours from 5pm-9pm. The museum will be introducing the “Hapeville Stars” project on exhibit. The Welcome Center gallery is hosting a show of photographs taken by Hapeville HS graduate and portrait photographer, J.J. Allen. The City table will have drawings throughout the evening with donations given from our art vendors who will be at the festival on Saturday. The winner will return on Saturday and pick up their gift from that vendor. Make sure you come by the City table to put your name in the jar.  

The Happy Days Festival is Saturday Sept. 17th from 11am – 5pm. We are offering a Pet Parade that begins at the Hoyt Smith Center at 10:30 am and arrives  to Jess Lucas Park when the festival begins around 11am. 

11 am Welcome from Mayor Hallman and prizes given for the Pet Parade.
11:30 am-12:50 pm Zumba demonstrations by Jazmin
1-1:30 pm  I love dance performers
1:30-2 pm  New Hope Clown Troop performs sponsored by Hapeville First Baptist Church
2-2:50 pm   Musician John Stringer  
3-3:50 pm   Musician Lyndon Batiste  
4-4:50 pm   Musician  Daniel Toole 

Happy Days Vendors Demonstration Booth

11 am – Work Ethic’s Studio (Pottery)

11:45-12:30 pm  Butterfly dreams  (Jewelry)

12:30-1:30 pm  Art by Randy (Painting)

1-1:30 - TBD

1:30-2 pm Work Ethic’s Studio (Pottery)

Saturday the Depot will open  from 10 am-5 pm where descendants of Hapeville’s founding families will be available during festival hours. Christ Church will be open for tours as well. The Hapeville Police will close S. Central Ave from Atlantic Ave to Dogwood for our Kid Zone area. The Fire Dept. will have our new fire trunk and the Smoke House for festival goers. The Georgia Law Enforcement Memorial is included in this area as well as  inflatables, carnival games, Kool bus (video games) & vendors who specialize in children activities. The festival features over 100+ vendors with plenty of opportunities to shop at unique vendor booths. 

Please join us and #CelebrateHapeville. 

Everyone loves a parade even our PETS! Lets give them a taste of the lime light before the festival begins at 10 am for a PET PARADE.  For more information & rules on the pet parade
click here

view Happy Days flyer: http://www.hapeville.org/DocumentCenter/View/3010  

Thank you to our Sponsors & Vendors & all you came to Happy Days!
We would like to thank all our wonderful Sponsors!
Hapeville Tourism & Trade
Kim Henry DMD PC
Hapeville Texaco
Atlanta Airport Guide
Go Hapeville Arts
The Hapeville Dwarf House

Community Sponsors!
Donehoo Lewis Funeral Home
Midtown Snow

Happy Days Vendors! 

City of Hapeville 3468 N. Fulton Avenue Hapeville, GA 30354 Ph: (404) 669-2100
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