Hapa-palooza Festival returns for its 7th year of programming!

September 22-24, 2017
Vancouver, BC

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September 22nd, 2017

Hip Hapa Hooray Awards Gala


An evening of celebration and recognition to kick off our 2017 festival! Stay tuned for programming updates!

Guests can enjoy delicious “hapa-tizers”, mixed drinks, and music. Three inspiring community members of mixed heritage will be recognized. Guests can mingle and enjoy live music, storytelling and comedy.  



September 23rd, 2017

Family Day

  • Granville Island Picnic Pavilion 

Family Day is a Hapa-palooza Festival Favourite year after year!

A free community event, welcoming all people to celebrate mixed heritage. Stay tuned for programming details here! We will host family-friendly fun including live music and dance, balloon art, face painting, and more!


September 24th, 2017

Hapa-palooza at Word Vancouver

Hapa-palooza teams up with Word Vancouver in the largest celebration of literacy and reading.  Two events will be held at VPL Central Branch co-hosted by the Hapa-palooza Festival. Stay tuned for programming details!


Kyle Toy as Michael Jackson for Hapa-palooza