Los Angeles, California: Happy Foot Sad Foot

Anthropomorphized feet advertised a foot clinic for nearly 35 years. Now they're decor for an L.A.-skewed souvenir shop that sells custom Happy Foot/Sad Foot creations.

Y Que Trading Post

1770 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Y Que Trading Post. On the east side of N. Vermont Ave., just south of its intersection with Melbourne Ave.
M-Th 11-8, F-Su 10-10 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Happy Foot Sad Foot

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Foot Clinic sign.

Happy Foot/Sad Foot Signs

For many years the massive Happy Foot/Sad Foot sign revolved on a pole near a foot clinic on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Benton, and local residents used the landmark to nickname their neighborhood "HaFoSaFo."

When foot doctor moved in 2019 the sign was taken down and rescued by the owners of Y Que Trading Post, an L.A.-centric souvenir shop on Vermont Avenue in the heart of Los Feliz. The Happy/Sad signs are displayed on an entire wall of the store, which is filled with irreverent t-shirts, mugs, and caps that are all made in-house by the owners. 99 percent of the souvenirs, many featuring the Happy Foot/Sad Foot, are unique to the shop, making it a worthwhile stop for tourists.

[Jesse Obstbaum, 12/25/2019]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Vista Theatre Celeb Footprints and Hand PrintsVista Theatre Celeb Footprints and Hand Prints, Los Angeles, CA - < 1 mi.
Ennis House - Blade RunnerEnnis House - Blade Runner, Los Angeles, CA - < 1 mi.
Snow White CottagesSnow White Cottages, Los Angeles, CA - 1 mi.
In the region:
Dee Dee Ramone Grave, Hollywood, CA - 2 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

California Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

World's Largest Pistachio, Alamogordo, New Mexico (Mar 1-7, 2021)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now