ClaremontVID_Wallop-2015_C22Looking 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.

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Things That Go Bump in the Night @ California Botanic Garden

October 6, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$3 – $16

Look whooo’s back?! After a four-year hiatus, nighttime fun for all ages returns to the Garden this October with Things That Go Bump in the Night!

Bring your flashlight and explore the nocturnal worlds of plants and animals. Enjoy interactive activities and shows, connect with live animals, make creepy crawly crafts, and grab dinner at a food truck.

Get your tickets now for this highly popular event! Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended as this event is likely to sell out on both nights.


$16 Public Adult | $12 Public Student (w/ ID), Senior, Child (3-12)

$12 CalBG Member Adult | $8 CalBG Member Student (w/ ID), Senior, Child (3-12)



October 6, 2023
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$3 – $16


California Botanic Garden


California Botanic Garden
1500 N College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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(909) 625-8767
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