Sorry for posting this one so late but this is great event and it’s there still time to get there. Located on the beautiful tree-lined streets of the Claremont Village, hundreds of booths filled with unique art, handmade crafts, international cuisine along with specific areas focusing on local businesses, this is Autumn’s Largest Arts & Crafts Fair in the Inland Empire!
Village Venture Arts & Crafts takes place on the Tree-lined streets in Claremont Village. Hundreds of booths filled with unique art, handmade crafts, international cuisine along with specific areas focusing on local businesses, this is Autumn’s Largest Arts & Crafts Fair in the Inland Empire! For over 30 years artists and craftspersons from near and far have participated — and over 20,000 visitors stroll the tree-lined streets enjoying the festivities.
The day begins with grins and laughter as children dressed in Halloween costumes parade in the streets beginning at 9:30am. Start with the parade and stay for the day.
Village business owners look forward to showcasing their unique shops and tempting visitors to taste the culinary delights prepared here.
Calendar of Events for 2014 Village Venture
Children’s Halloween Costume Contest
Parade begins at 9:30 a.m.
Sponsored by Moultrie Academy of Music, Voice & Dance
Assemble at the corner of Harvard and Bonita Avenues at 9:15 a.m.
Parade led by the El Roble Marching Band
Great Pumpkin Carving Contest
Sponsored by the Claremont Sunrise Rotary
-Bring your PRE-CARVED pumpkins to Shelton Park (N/E corner of Bonita and Harvard Avenues) between 8:30-9:30 a.m.
-Prizes awarded at 2:00 p.m. Winners must be present to win.
– Moultrie Academy of Music, Voice and Dance 11:30-1:30 at Claremont Depot
– Hank’s Cadillac 2-4:30 at the Claremont Depot
– Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra (s/e corner of Harvard and Bonita Ave)
– Folk Music Center in front of 220 Yale Avenue
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).
FREE shuttle service is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Village drop off point will be the Metrolink Parking lot. Buses run every 10 -15 minutes from all three parking sites.
Parking for the shuttle pick-up will be located at:
• Claremont University Facilities on First St. (at Mills Ave/east of College Ave)
• Taylor Hall at Cahuilla Park on Scripps Ave at Indian Hill Blvd. (north of Claremont High School)
• St. Ambrose Episcopal Church on Bonita Ave at Mountain Ave (west of Indian Hill Blvd.)