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

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

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... Read More

$3 – $16

Holiday Promenade & Tree Lighting Ceremony

Claremont Depot and Claremont Village 200 W. First Street, Claremont CA 91711 US , United States

Friday, December 1, 2023 Claremont Village & Depot 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. FREE Admission For more information about the City of Claremont’s Holiday Promenade and Tree Lighting Ceremony, please contact the Human Services Department at (909) 399-5490 or by email at specialevents@ci.claremont.ca.us, 

Free

Luminaria Nights

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

Luminaria Nights at California Botanic Garden December 8-10 & 15-16, 2023  California Botanic Garden’s winter lights experience returns this December, highlighting the quiet evening beauty of CalBG’s unique native plant gardens. Luminaria Nights is like no other holiday light show in Southern California, featuring peaceful luminaria- and string light-lined paths linking three beautifully illuminated musical... Read More

Luminaria Nights

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

Luminaria Nights at California Botanic Garden December 8-10 & 15-16, 2023  California Botanic Garden’s winter lights experience returns this December, highlighting the quiet evening beauty of CalBG’s unique native plant gardens. Luminaria Nights is like no other holiday light show in Southern California, featuring peaceful luminaria- and string light-lined paths linking three beautifully illuminated musical... Read More

Luminaria Nights

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

Luminaria Nights at California Botanic Garden December 8-10 & 15-16, 2023  California Botanic Garden’s winter lights experience returns this December, highlighting the quiet evening beauty of CalBG’s unique native plant gardens. Luminaria Nights is like no other holiday light show in Southern California, featuring peaceful luminaria- and string light-lined paths linking three beautifully illuminated musical... Read More

Luminaria Nights

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

Luminaria Nights at California Botanic Garden December 8-10 & 15-16, 2023  California Botanic Garden’s winter lights experience returns this December, highlighting the quiet evening beauty of CalBG’s unique native plant gardens. Luminaria Nights is like no other holiday light show in Southern California, featuring peaceful luminaria- and string light-lined paths linking three beautifully illuminated musical... Read More

Luminaria Nights

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

Luminaria Nights at California Botanic Garden December 8-10 & 15-16, 2023  California Botanic Garden’s winter lights experience returns this December, highlighting the quiet evening beauty of CalBG’s unique native plant gardens. Luminaria Nights is like no other holiday light show in Southern California, featuring peaceful luminaria- and string light-lined paths linking three beautifully illuminated musical... Read More

Family Bird Festival

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

Fly, hop, waddle or soar to California Botanic Garden for the Family Bird Festival. Enjoy a day outdoors with hands-on experiences and educational opportunities for young beginners and bird enthusiasts alike, presented in partnership with Pomona Valley Audubon Society. Highlights include fun bird crafts, an immersive migration game, and booths from our friends at the... Read More

$3 – $65

Claremont Comedy Night

El Ranchero 984 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, United States

Far East Comedy is proud to bring a special one-night-only live stand up comedy to Claremont! This show features some of the best comedians in all of California. The show will take place in the private banquet room of El Ranchero -- seating is limited, so get your tickets now! Seating begins at 8:45pm, show... Read More

Event Series Friday Nights LIVE!

Friday Nights LIVE!

Claremont Chamber of Commerce 205 Yale Ave Claremont, CA 91711 205 Yale Ave., Claremont, CA, United States

Friday Nights LIVE! in The Claremont Village: What could be better than FREE music to entertain you and your family while you shop, eat and browse the quaint village streets of Claremont! Venue Locations: * Village Square Public Plaza (adjacent to Laemmle 5 Theatres) * Shelton Park (N/E corner of Bonita and Harvard Aves) *... Read More

Free
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