Department of Recreation 2023 Special Events Calendar Highlights

Thank you to our Special Event Season Sponsors: The Brass Tap, Crown Security, Hapeville Exchange Club, GoSeeDo ATL, and Kellco Termite & Pest Control!

Coffee & Chrome

2nd Saturday of each month April through September
8:30am-12pm at Jess Lucas Park
This morning "car & motorcycle show" is a chance for chrome enthusiasts to get together and show off their antique, classic, or customized vehicles

Eggstravaganza Community Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 8, 2023
1pm-3pm at the Hoyt Smith Rec Center
Free to the community!  

La Fiesta en Hapeville 

Saturday May 20, 2023
1pm-5pm at the Hapeville Memorial Football Stadium behind the Hoyt Smith Rec Center.
Join us for food, music, and more!  

*This event is rain or shine, except in the case of dangerous weather. If the decision is made to cancel it, we will post that information right here, as well as on Instagram and Facebook.

Memorial Day Service 

Monday, May 29, 2023
10am at the Hoyt Smith Center
Join us as we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the United States Military. 

2nd Annual Captains of Concrete 

Saturday, June 3, 2023
12pm-6pm at the Tom E. Morris Sports Complex
This unique event is one of the only competitions for quad and inline skaters in the Southeast!

Movies Under the Stars

Friday, June 16, 2023
Friday, July 14, 2023
Jess Lucas Park 
Activities begin at 7:30pm, and the movies start at dusk. Please remember to bring your lawn chair or blanket. 

Downtown Live Concert Series

Downtown Hapeville comes alive at Jess Lucas Y-teen Park! This series features live music from local bands and a variety of food vendors. Free admission and parking.

Jazz and Seafood
Saturday, July 15, 2023
7pm-10pm at Jess Lucas Park

Wings and Strings
Saturday, August 19, 2023
7pm-10pm at Jess Lucas Park

Chili Cook-Off with Live Music
Saturday, October 21, 2023
6pm-9pm at Jess Lucas Park
*To be a  contestant in the Chili Cook-Off, please email

Happy Days Weekend

Friday, September 15, 2023
7pm-11pm at Jess Lucas Park
Alumni Night
Saturday, September 16, 2023
7pm-10pm at Jess Lucas Park

Hapeville's 5th Annual Día de Muertos Celebration

Saturday, October 28, 2023
5pm-9pm at Jess Lucas Park

Hapeville Community Trick or Treat Map

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
*If you would like your residence, business, or organization to be a stop on the Hapeville Trick or Treat Map, please email your address to by Tuesday, October, 24th. 

3rd Annual Turkey Jam Skatepark Event

Saturday, November 18, 2023
12pm at Tom E. Morris Sports Complex

Hapeville for the Holidays

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
5:30pm-8:00pm at Jess Lucas Park
Join us for holiday music, visits with Santa, games, and a 10-ft snow slide! The annual tree lighting will take place at 8pm. ** Please note that visits with Santa will last until about 7:15pm, when he will take a quick break before returning for the tree lighting countdown. **

Note: Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or in consideration of governmental recommendations regarding COVID-19. Please continue to check the website for updates before attending the event. We do ask for families to continue to wear their mask while moving around the park and to practice social distancing during the event.