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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Annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival presented by Ophelia’s Jump — La Tempestad (or Shakespeare Goes Caribbean)

Sontag Greek Theatre, Pomona College, Claremont, CA 91711. (Located behind Seaver Theatre)

LIVE SHAKESPEARE OUTDOORS! A CLAREMONT TRADITION! Ophelia's Jump Productions presents their annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival at Pomona College's Sontag Greek Theatre in Claremont Midsummer Shakespeare Festival co-sponsored by Pomona College SHOW SCHEDULE: LA TEMPESTAD (OR SHAKESPEARE GOES CARIBBEAN): July 11, 13, 19 and 21 THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE: July 12, 14, 18, and... Read More

Cinema Botanica & Taste Wild

California Botanic Garden 1500 N. College Ave, Claremont CA 91711 101 N College Ave, Claremont, CA, United States

It's a botanical movie night not to be missed! CalBG's nature themed movie experiences (Cinema Botanica) and native plant food offerings (Taste Wild) come together for one special evening. Join us for a outdoor movie screening in the Forest Pavilion with delicious native plant inspired snacks and drinks. This summer's featured film is Song of... Read More

$3 – $20

Claremont Chamber of Commerce Annual Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire

The Claremont Village The following streets are full of booths and closed to traffic: Bonita, Second and First between Indian Hill and College Yale and Harvard from Fourth (Fourth is not closed)

Village Venture has become THE annual event where family, friends & neighbors meet to wander The Claremont Village, which is filled with 400 arts & crafts booths including photography, pottery, jewelry, clothing, and garden. Don't forget to stop by the village businesses on both sides of Indian Hill that will be open all day. This... Read More

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