About The Simi Valley Happy Face Festival


A day of live music and entertainment in the community known for its famous happy face.

Kick off the 2023 summer season with a rockin' summertime music party.

Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and get ready to bask in the sun, surrounded by breathtaking hilltop views at the Happy Face Festival in Simi Valley. Satisfy your hunger cravings with delicious eats from the area's best food truck vendors and quench your thirst with a cold beverage in hand. But the real party doesn't start until the music begins! Get ready to rock out to the electrifying sounds of 80s favorites, The Spazmatics, as well as other amazing performers like Barry Keenan and Invisible Poet Kings, The Yacht Groove, Fabba and Kelly's Lot. This festival marks the beginning of summer, so bring your smiles and laughter, and get ready for a fun-filled day that you'll never forget! See you there!



FAMILY FUN ZONE for the kids

PARTY ZONE For The 21 & Over Adults

(ID REQUIRED to receive beer tickets)


Saturday May 27, 2023 - Memorial Day Weekend


12:30pm - 7:00pm


Rancho Santa Susana Community Park

5005 E Los Angeles AveSimi ValleyCA 93063



$50 - HAPPY FACE PARTY PASS (INCL: 5 Beer Tickets)

$100 - VIP HAPPY FACE PREMIER PASS (Unlimited Beer & More)

FREE - Children, 16 & under



  • Festival volunteers are charged with making sure the festival runs smoothly. If one of them asks you for help or requests that you do something different than what you are doing, please listen to their directions.
  • In the event of an emergency, please listen to and follow the directions of the Event Volunteers, Security Personnel and Police.

Be Safe

  • Festival-goers are expected to exercise common sense and avoid unnecessary risks.
  • Drink plenty of water. Stay hydrated! Wear sunscreen and take breaks from the sun.
  • In the event that you find yourself feeling light-headed, sit down and ask an event volunteer for assistance.

Have fun!

  • The Happy Face Music Festival welcomes all people. Festival-goers will make sure that all attendees have fun by treating others with respect. If a situation arises with another guest, please find an Event Volunteer for assistance.
  • Please have as much fun as humanly possible, but be sure to do so without impinging upon the abilities of other guest to also have fun and enjoy the day.

IMPORTANT RULES Everyone must follow

  • Firearms, weapons, knives, swords, fireworks, and other explosive materials are strictly prohibited.
  • Outside alcoholic beverages and illicit substances are not permitted. Possession of either will result in dismissal from the festival grounds.
  • Pets are not permitted. Even if they are riding in your purse.
  • Service animals are welcome.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring their own camp chairs, blankets, hammocks, etc. for a comfortable viewing experience.
  • Trash goes in the trash receptacles. Simi Valley encourages recycling and we encourage our vendors to use recyclable products and materials.
  • As a guest of the Happy Face Music Festival, please treat the Santa Susana event venue buildings, and grounds with respect. Please conduct yourself in such a way that these grounds can be home to this music festival for years and years to come.




This 150' wide, giant happy face is located along the west-bound 118Fwy in Simi Valley, CA.


The landmark was originally created in 1998 by Northridge resident Sonny Klamerus.


Happy Face Hill is maintained year-round by volunteers of the Simi Sunrise Rotary Club.