You’re invited to attend the 40th Annual Village Venture


Where: The Claremont Village in Claremont, California

When: Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 9am to 5pm

We’ve got everything you need to know about this one-day popular and beloved event in Claremont, California

Posy Grace Flower Shop loves getting into the Halloween spirit for The Village Venture.

What is the Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire and what can attendees expect?

The Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire is one of the largest and most popular annual events in Claremont, California. The event showcases the work of local artisans and crafters and brings family, friends, and neighbors together. We’d love for you to join us!

Attendees can expect to find a wide range of arts and crafts for sale, as well as great live music entertainment, delicious local food and drink vendors and of course, unique arts, crafts and apparel. It’s the perfect event for arts and craft lovers and you’ll be able to find unique gifts for everyone on your list. In addition to one-stop-holiday-shopping, there will also be food vendors, live music, and a kids’ zone. You’ll have a ton of family-friendly fun!

Bring your whole family to the Village Venture, including your sweet fur-ever friends. There are even booths they’ll enjoy at the arts & crafts faire.

Here is the schedule for the all-day Family Entertainment:

Claremont Depot (Subject to Change)

9 am – The 40th Annual Village Venture celebration begins

9:30 am –  Line Up for the Children’s Parade All ages welcome!

9:45 am – Children’s Parade Starts on First Street by Claremont Depot Children can wear their Halloween costumes if they choose. Parents are welcome to walk with them.

11 am to 11:20 am – Join the 40th Year Village Venture Celebrate with officials in front of the Chamber offices on Yale as they welcome a return to normalcy! 

11 am to 11:30 am – Franklin Haynes Marionettes & Las Marionetas en Desfile A multicultural, bilingual fiesta show set to lively and passionate Mariachi and South American music. The lively marionettes teach about some of the traditions of Latin America while teaching common Spanish words that are important to know!                        

11:45 am to 1:15pm – Moultrie Singers 

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – Claremont Community School of Music performing to enrich the lives of the community through music. 

3 pm to 3:30 pm – Claremont Ukulele Group musical community club and ukulele orchestra with players of all ages and levels.

Be sure to catch some of the music at the Shelton Park Stage (Times TBD)

  • James Donaldson – solo/acoustic
  • Barrett & Lewis – swing/country/blues
  • Carly Moultrie Kids – Children’s Vocal Performances
  • La Verne Ukulele Group
Priceless Pet Rescue – Need a furry friend? A 501(c)(3) pet rescue! Adoption Centers are in Chino Hills, Claremont, & Costa Mesa, CA. 🐾 Our mission: Saving one by one until there are none®

When and where will the Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire take place in Claremont, California?

This year’s Village Venture will take place on Saturday, October 22nd from 9am to 5pm. 

There is an uber drop off/pick up area and convenient, FREE parking shuttles nearby. 


The Village Venture is a great opportunity to get out and about and explore all that Claremont has to offer. Start off at the Claremont Depot and work your way over to the food trucks on First Street. Check out the creative arts & crafts vendors, as well as all of Claremont’s local businesses and non-profit organizations. You’ll be enchanted by this charming village as you stroll through the tree lined streets of Claremont and we hope you’ll come back and visit any time of year.

Glass Works Booth has whimsical suncatchers and creative art pieces.

Who are some of the vendors who will be participating in the Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire this year?

The Village Venture will feature over 400 vendors with products and goods created by local artists, makers, artisans and craftspeople. They’ve come from all over the state this year and we’re thrilled to have them. 

Artful Succulents creates unique art through the beauty of succulents!

Here is our list of “Top Ten Booths You Won’t Want To Miss”

a yellow #1 in orange circle  Pomona Valley Audubon Society – PVAS promotes the protection, appreciation and enjoyment of birds and other wildlife through recreation, education and conservation of habitat.

Posy Grace Mobile Flower Shop – Posy Grace is a mobile flower shop on wheels that runs on passion, creativity and everything that blossoms.

Priceless Pet Rescue – Need a furry friend? A 501(c)(3) pet rescue! Adoption Centers are in Chino Hills, Claremont, & Costa Mesa, CA. 🐾 Our mission: Saving one by one until there are none® 

Artful Succulents – LA Succulent Designer 🎉Special Events 🎁Gifts 🪴Container Gardening 👯‍♀️Teambuilding Events 🎈Private Parties  

Pattra’s Home – Unique crocheted and handmade adorables kids will love!

Ingkarat Apparel – Clothing made with a magical blend of cultures and fashion.   

Claremont Sunrise Rotary – A community service group from Claremont, California, made up of local business and professional leaders! Stop on by for some pumpkin carving contests!

The Lucky Cuy – Luxurious Alpacas!

Banner Gal – Quotable banners, signs and other awesome vintage finds.

Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue – Nonprofit organization – The 3rd largest #GoldenRetriever rescue in the country, homing 300+ dogs annually. All dogs are with foster families while awaiting adoption.

Stop on by the Claremont Sunrise Rotary for some boo-tiful pumpkin carving contests!

The Claremont Chamber of Commerce / Discover Claremont will also be at the Village Venture, always proudly supporting Claremont & the business community, just as we’ve done for 💯 years! We love promoting our Claremont businesses and encourage residents and visitors to shop locally. Come to our booth with any questions (?) you may have because we’ve got an amazing Information Station!

PLUS, there will be Giveaways and Prizes! Stop by and say “Hello”!

Pattra’s Home creates unique crocheted and handmade adorables! Your kids will love these!

Beer, Cider & Wine Garden – This is really a number of booths combined, so come by and quench your thirst with whatever floats your boat. Claremont is home to some of the best brews and wine tasting around. Work your way through the food booths and some libations, you’ll need sustenance to keep on shopping.

After you grab some refreshments at the Beer and Wine garden, be sure to check out the other 390 booths for more shopping!


Why should people attend the Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire this year in Claremont, California?

Here are three good reasons to visit the Village Venture Arts and Crafts Faire this October 22nd

1) Support local businesses, artists, makers, artisans, craftspeople.

2) Find unique gifts for your loved ones and everyone on your list. 

3) Enjoy a fun day out with friends or family while exploring Claremont Village.

The Claremont Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire is a one-of-a-kind event that’s exciting for everyone in the community.

How can people learn more about the Village Venture Arts & Crafts Faire and stay up-to-date on news related to it?

Follow on Instagram @Village_Venture and Facebook @VillageVenture for updates!

Village Venture postcard

Mark your calendars now.

We’re excited to see you there!