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Join us at the 38th Annual Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire located in the Claremont Village on Saturday, October 26, 2019, 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 and Fourth Streets. This annual one day event draws over 16,000 visitors.

Presented by the Claremont Chamber of Commerce, the Faire includes over 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. The food court will feature an array of international foods and entertainment. Returning this year is our Beer and Wine Garden which will be serving local Craft Ales, Wine and Cider.

Sponsorships Available

Contact if interested in being a sponsor.

Big Thank you to our 38th Annual Village Venture Sponsors


The Great Pumpkin Sponsor

Event Sponsor

Marketing Sponsor

Parade Sponsor

Entertainment Sponsor

Beer, Cider, & Wine Sponsors


Goodie Bag Sponsor

Car Sponsor

Vendor Packet Sponsor

38th Annual - Village Venture

Sponsors Needed

Please email if interested in being a sponsor.

Event Festivities

Great Pumpkin Carving Contest sponsored by Claremont Sunrise Rotary

Contest Rules:

- Take your pre-carved pumpkin to the Sunrise Rotary Booth (located on Yale Ave. just north of 2nd by the Chamber office) between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

-  Complete the Registration Form when you drop off your pre-carved pumpkin.

-  Prizes will be awarded at 2 p.m. (participants must be present to win).

-  Pumpkins must be picked up between 2 - 4:30 p.m.

(Unclaimed pumpkins will be discarded at 4:45 p.m.)


Children's Halloween Parade
Starts at Bonita & Harvard
Begin to Assemble at 9:00 am

- New location and time for the Children's Halloween Parade.   The Parade will begin at promptly at 9:30 am on Saturday, October 26.

- All participants start assembling at the corner of Bonita and Harvard at 9:00 a.m.

(No motorized vehicles)

- Parade will be led by the El Roble Marching Band.

Musical Entertainment


Begins at 11:30 am at Shelton Park

Other Entertainment TBD

Beer, Cider, and Wine Garden


Food Court

Booths located on First St. between Yale Ave. and Harvard Ave.

We allow dogs, but not in the food court area! Please make sure you clean after your dogs!!!



Parking is available:

Metrolink lot at First & Columbia

Pomona College parking lot at First & Columbia

Parking structure at W. First Street and Oberlin

Public streets & exterior Parking Lots


FREE Shuttle Service

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Buses run every 10-15 Minutes (Handicapped accessible)

 Shuttle Parking/Pick Up:

  • The College Services: First St. and Mills
  • Taylor Hall Parking Lot: Scripps and Indian Hill
  • Ambrose Episcopal Church: Bonita and Mountain Ave.

Shuttle Drop Off Point – Metrolink Parking Lot on College


Handicapped Parking

Located at Bank of America Parking Lot - Enter off Indian Hill Blvd.


Lost and Found

Claremont Chamber of Commerce Office (909) 624-1681

205 Yale Ave, Claremont, CA



Call 911

Non – Emergency

Call Claremont PD (909) 399-5411

If you have questions about attending our event, please contact the Claremont Chamber office by calling (909) 624-1681 or by email: