Events In Claremont
Looking for something entertaining to do near the Inland Empire this weekend? Claremont welcomes out-of-town visitors and Southern California locals to enjoy our arts, music and outdoor events. From Friday Nights Live to the Midsummer Shakespeare Festival, our calendar is chock full of rousing events and annual festivals.
There’s something fun to do for everyone. The weekly Claremont Farmers and Artisans 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 California 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 botanic garden events.
Discover all the not-to-be-missed events taking place in Claremont in our continually updated events calendar below.
Ophelia’s Jump presents Annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival
July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$32 – $42
This year’s Midsummer Shakespeare Festival features “Measure for Measure” and “The Pirates of Penzance” performed in repertory. This event is sponsored by Ophelia’s Jump Productions and Pomona College.
Measure for Measure will be performed on July 13, 15, 21 and 23.
The Pirates of Penzance will be performed on July 14, 16, 20 and 22.
The beautiful lawns surrounding the Sontag Greek Theatre at Pomona College are perfect for picnicking. Doors open at 6:00pm on Thursday and Friday and at 5:30 pm on Saturday & Sunday for picnicking and relaxing before the performance. Picnic Blankets are recommended. The seating at the Sontag consists of concave stone benches most of which do not have a back. Comfy backed stadium seats will be available for rental. Beach chairs are not allowed.
On Saturdays and Sunday community vendors, artisans, and organizations set up booths and games. Stop at the photo booth, enjoy a Bert & Rocky’s frozen lemonade, or pick up a one-of-a-kind cigar box guitar. Activities are family friendly and support Ophelia’s Jump’s non-profit mission as well as other local non-profits and educational organizations.