ClaremontVID_Wallop-2015_C22Looking for something entertaining to do near the Inland Empire this weekend? From the Claremont Folk Festival and the Butterfly Pavilion in the Spring to Friday Nights Live and the Midsummer Shakespeare Festival in the Summer, our calendar is chock full of rousing events and annual festivals.

There’s something fun to do for everyone. The weekly Claremont Artisans and Farmers Market every Sunday is the largest of its kind in the region. For arts and crafts lovers, there’s the monthly First Saturday Art Walk and the Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire in October.

Families flock to events such as Things That Go Bump in the Night at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in October and Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Nutcracker in December. And nature enthusiasts can celebrate and discover the beauty of various native plants at the Annual Wild Flower Show and Festival in April and other events at the botanic garden in Claremont.

Discover all the not-to-be-missed events taking place in Claremont on our events calendar below.

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Midsummer Shakespeare Festival at Sontag Greek Theatre, presented by Ophelia’s Jump

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

| $25

Ophelia’s Jump Productions presents its Annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival with PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE and TAMING OF THE SHREW. The productions will run July 11-21, 2019, at Sontag Greek Theatre at Pomona College. The festival, co-sponsored by Pomona College, includes exhibits, arts and crafts by community businesses and organizations. Information and tickets are available at, or by calling 909-734-6565. Picnicking with beer and wine is permitted at this outdoor venue. 

Taming of the Shrew – July 11-13-19-21

Pericles, Prince of Tyre – July 12-14-18-20

Arrive early and enjoy local musicians, artists, festival booths, vendors, and crafts before settling in for an evening of timeless Shakespearean classics. Local restaurants and businesses will be offering special in-restaurant dining menus and selected take-out options to enjoy prior to all performances.


July 12
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ophelia’s Jump
(909) 541-5850


Sontag Greek Theater
300 E. Bonita Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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