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.

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Sit beneath picturesque hilltop views and take in some sun. Enjoy a cold beverage.

Try some of the great food offered by the area’s best food truck vendors – And prepare to be entertained by the sounds by 80s favorites, The Spazmatics. Additional Performances by: Barry Keenan and the Invisible Poets, The Yacht Groove, Fabba and Kelly’s Lot

Happy Face is the festival marking the beginning of summer in Simi Valley. Bring your smiles, bring your laughter and prepare to have a great time. We look forward to seeing you!



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.


Ages: 21 & Over – ID Required For Entry

(beer, wine tasting and soft drinks included with your ticket)


Saturday May 28, 2022 – Memorial Day Weekend


1:00pm – 8:00pm


Rancho Santa Susana Community Park

5005 E Los Angeles AveSimi ValleyCA 93063


Early-Bird General Admission: $50

VIP Admission: $100



  • 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.