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34th Annual Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire

Saturday, October 24, 2015

9 a.m.- 5 p.m. 

Rain or Shine


Join us at the Claremont Chambers largest event of the year. The streets of the Claremont Village will be filled with over 500 arts & crafts booths including photography, pottery, jewelry, clothing, and garden knick – knacks.


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. 



The following streets are closed:

Bonita, Second and First between Indian Hill and College

Yale and Harvard from Fourth ( Fourth is not closed)


2012 Village Venture video by Gib Johnson
Village Venture 2013 video (click here)


** Applications for the 2015 Faire will be available on May 1, 2015**


2014 Vendors...


Event Festivities:

Children's Halloween Costume Parade

Sponsored by: Moultrie Academy of Music, Voice & Dance

Parade begins at 9:30 a.m.

Assemble at the corner of Harvard and Bonita Ave. at 9:15 a.m.

Parade will be led by the El Roble Marching Band


Great Pumpkin Carving Contest

Sponsored by: Claremont Sunrise Rotary

-Bring your PRE-CARVED pumpkins to Shelton Park (corner of Bonita and Harvard Ave.) between 8:30-9:30 a.m.

-Prizes will be awarded at 2:00 p.m. Winners must be present to win.


Musical Entertainment:

Sponsored by: Southern California Edison

- 11:30am-1:30pm- Moultrie Academy of Music, Voice and Dance at the Claremont Depot

- 2-4:30pm-Hanks Cadillac at the Claremont Depot

- Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra (Corner of Harvard and Bonita Ave.)

- Folk Music Center (On Yale Ave. between Bonita and Second St.)


Shuttle Service & Parking

Parking is 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).


Shuttle service is 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.


Handicapped Parking:

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


Save time, ride the Metrolink

With an estimated 15,000 in attendance parking can be a zoo. Make your trip easy and stress free by taking the Metrolink. The Metrolink drops off right at the beginning of the faire.

For metrolink fees and timeline information visit:

2014 Village Venture Sponsors





Thank you to our Donors:

42nd Street Bagel

Starbucks-Claremont Village


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