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The Happy Shak

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Favorite store!

Free hugs, need I say more?! This store was by far my favorite! I thoroughly enjoyed browsing and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Heather C
Midlothian, Texas
via mobile
Loved the free hugs

I love tied dye and this is the place to go they have all kinds. It was a great experience and... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Adger, Alabama
via mobile
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19 Aug 2018
“Favorite store!”
14 Jun 2018
“Loved the free hugs”
THE HAPPY SHAK offers handmade tie dye, huge selection of incense, 3-D tapestries, boho/chic clothing, jewelry, fun & FREE HUGS! Check our website for more!
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517 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6415
+1 251-504-0779
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Free hugs, need I say more?! This store was by far my favorite! I thoroughly enjoyed browsing and found some really awesome steals! The owner and one of the people who work there were fantastic! We learned of some awesome places to check out and...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

I love tied dye and this is the place to go they have all kinds. It was a great experience and loved the free hugs that was being gave out. My type of place I will be going back every time I am down in...More

Thank shattuck81
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Every visit to Ft. Morgan, I make a point to go to Happy Shak. I love their free hugs slogan and the whole store smells like patchouli. That being said, this trip was the first time I couldn't find much to buy. And it's the...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We visit this store every year and I stock up on incense and hugs. The merchandise is really cool and fun to see, and the prices are very reasonable! They have a great collection of stickers and toys, as well as clothing, backpacks, incense and...More

1  Thank Chelsea S
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Such a unique and happy little hippie place! They have an amazing selection of the coolest items. The staff is so sweet! Free hugs are totally awesome!

Thank hreed0010
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Glad to see my favorite hippy store found its way back to the beach. Guy working store was very pleasant and helpful. Forgot to get my free hug though?

Thank Fearless653534
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Great 3D tapestries. Has to get 3. If you need a hug this is the place. Everyone very nice and helpful even during the Hangout Festival. It was crazy😎

Thank Katrina8080
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Visited this shop years ago when in Gulf Shores & got a kick out of some of the items they carried. Visited new location in 2015 & it's not the same edgey place it was. Advertise as rated "E" for everyone. Still lots of tye...More

Thank 619Thumper62
Reviewed 3 August 2015

If tye dye is your thing this place is for you. Very unique store with friendly employees. They even give free hugs!

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I was looking for local shops for sponsors for my fundraising for a fully trained Service Dog for mobility. The new owners were "Happy" to help me. They donated a gift basket valued over $80 and a Cash donation toward the fund of $60. The...More

Thank Moondancers01
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