Sunday, 8th July 2018
From 11am until 9pm
Valley Gardens

Arts and Music Festival
Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Happygate is a family-friendly FREE festival held in Harrogate’s beautiful Valley Gardens. A wonderful day of music, art, crafts, Kids' stuff and community spirit.

We need volunteers! If you want to get involved, please contact us at

Sun Pavillion and Bandstand

The main stage is filled with local & regional acts doing everything from ska and rock through to swing and brass bands. Let's get the park pumping!

Bands and acts wanting to play, please contact us at

Loads for Kids!

Sock puppets, Big bubble bonanza, Pine cone mobiles, Turntable painting, Soft toys play area, Ribbon wands (& dancing!), Arts & crafts, Tile workshops, Story telling, Carnival Games, Mosaic making, Face painting, Hopscotch, Giant noughts & crosses

We are always looking for local families to take part in our kids space and learn and play with us. If you have an activity to share, please contact us at

Art and Culture

Happygate will have a stunning display of unusual & thought provoking sculptures & installations from a wide range of local professional & amateur artists. Join in with our amazing plumbing pipe installation and other inter-active displays.

Local artist or creative? Do you want a pitch to display your wares, to get involved with installations or to help with the creative side of Happygate? Please contact us at

£3000+ raised for Charity

Happygate's charity this year is CRAFT AID INTERNATIONAL run by Susie Hart MBE. CAI is a Harrogate-based charity that supports people with disabilities. They provide free weekly craft workshops for adults in Harrogate. They try and support those who are socially isolated and lack opportunities to meet other people. Please help us to help them improve peoples lives.

We are always looking for ways to help our local community. If you have a CIC or charity that benefits local people, please contact us at