Arts and crafts at the Village Venture: download map

Download map and vendor list

The Claremont Chamber of Commerce will host the 35th Annual Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire in the Village on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The streets of the Village will be lined with 450 booths selling unique art, original crafts and apparel. Get to know 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.

Other festivities will include a children’s pre-carved pumpkin competition sponsored by Claremont Sunrise Rotary. Pre-carved pumpkins should be dropped off between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at the Sunrise Rotary Booth, located at the corner of Bonita and Harvard Avenues. Judging will take place at 2 p.m.  A children’s Halloween costume parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. All participants should assemble at the corner of Harvard and Bonita by 9:15 a.m. (No motorized vehicles are allowed in the parade.) All participants will receive a goodie bag.

A complimentary shuttle service will be provided by Pomona Valley Transit Authority. Shuttle locations are the Claremont University Consortium facility at First Street and Mills Avenue; the Cahuilla Park parking lot on Scripps Avenue and Indian Hill Boulevard; and St. Ambrose Episcopal Church on Bonita Avenue and Mountain Avenue.

For information, contact the Claremont Chamber at (909) 624-1681 or visit

And don’t miss the COURIER’s special Village Venture edition. We’ll include it with the Friday newspaper.


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