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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Claremont Farmers and Artisans Market

Claremont Village at Harvard Ave Claremont CA 91711 US , United States

Sundays / 8am-1pm / 100-200 blocks of Harvard Ave / Claremont Village The Claremont Farmers & Artisans Market is located on Harvard Ave. in the Claremont Village. (Just across the street from City Hall.) Parking is available throughout the Village. We are a Certified Farmers Market California Certified Farmers’ Markets are the “real thing,” which... Read More

Ophelia’s Jump presents Annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival: Measure for Measure

Sontag Greek Theatre at Pomona College (behind Seaver Theatre) 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont, CA, United States

This year's Midsummer Shakespeare Festival features "Measure for Measure." This event is sponsored by Ophelia's Jump Productions and Pomona College. 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... Read More

$32 – $42

Freeze Wild: Custom Native Plant Inspired Ice Creams – July 2023

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

California Botanic Garden (CalBG) has partnered with Bert & Rocky's Cream Company in Claremont to create three unique frozen desserts that incorporate the flavors of California native plants grown and harvested at CalBG. Freeze Wild programming will feature an in-person tasting debut during CalBG’s Flower Hour: Freeze Wild event (sold out), plus a take-home selection... Read More

FREE DAY @ California Botanic Garden: California Admission Day

California Botanic Garden (Check-in) 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont CA 91711 US

Celebrate California statehood on September 9th with free admission to the Garden and discover why the incredible biodiversity of our native plants makes our state so special. A limited number of free tickets are available for public general admission, so reserve your tickets ahead of time! Admission tickets for the public (non-members) are valid for... Read More


Flower Hour @ California Botanic Garden: Game Night

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

Flower Hour: Game Night Friday, September 22, 2023 5 PM - 8 PM Nerd out with Game Night at CalBG's final Flower Hour happy hour of 2023! Come learn and play with us at a party featuring: - Botany and nature themed board games for all ages - A Plants in Pop Culture trivia contest... Read More

$7 – $25

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, 

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

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