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General Information

The Claremont Chamber of Commerce is excited to present the 36th Annual Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire located in the Claremont Village on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain or Shine. The Claremont Village is located in downtown Claremont off of Indian Hill Blvd. between First St. and Fourth St.

Get your holiday shopping done early as you walk the streets of the Claremont Village lined with 450+ booths selling unique art, original crafts, and apparel. Get to know all the local businesses and non-profits in the business and organization block located on First Street. Be sure to also stop by the food court for an array of international foods and entertainment.

Don’t forget to stop by the village businesses on both sides of Indian Hill that will be open all day. This is the place to kick off your one-stop holiday shopping, you’ll find something unique for everyone on your list! Sit and relax at one of our sidewalk cafes, or enjoy the international cuisine located on First Street. Well over 20, 000 visitors attend Village Venture every year to enjoy not only this one-day event but also the wonderful shops and restaurants that are located in our city.

If you have questions about attending our event, or if you would like to market your business or organization as a booth vendor, please contact the Claremont Chamber office by calling 909-624-1681 or check out our website at


Claremont Chamber Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire has become a place where family, friends & neighbors come together to enjoy music, food and the arts. With over 15,000 visitors attracted to the Faire every year, this is a great opportunity to bring visibility to your business. We look forward to working with you to experience our best year yet!

Event Festivities

Children's Halloween Costume Parade
Sponsored by:
The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. Assemble outside of the Chamber office which is located at 205 Yale Ave. The parade will be lead by the El Roble Marching Band.

Pre-Carved Pumpkin Contest
Sponsored by: Claremont Sunrise Rotary
Bring your pre-carved pumpkins to the Claremont Sunrise Rotary Booth located at 205 Yale Ave 8:30-9:30 AM. Judging will take place at 2 PM.

Shuttle Service & Parking

Available on streets surrounding the closed streets of Village Venture, however, you can eliminate the parking hassles by taking advantage of the free shuttle service offered by the Pomona Valley Transit Authority (PVTA).

Handicapped Parking:
Located in the Library parking lot. Enter at College Ave. and Bonita Ave. (space is limited)

Shuttle Service:
Available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking for the shuttle pick-up will be located at:

Claremont University Facilities on First and Mills
Taylor Hall at Cahuilla Park on Scripps and Indian Hill
St. Ambrose Episcopal Church on Bonita and Mountain

The Village drop off point will be the Metrolink Parking lot. Buses run every 10 -15 minutes from all three parking points.

Save time, ride the Metrolink
With an estimated 15,000 in attendance, parking can be a task. You can make your trip easier and stress-free by taking the Metrolink. Claremont's Metrolink station is located right in the heart of the Faire!

For Metrolink fees, schedule and contact information

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