Fundraising Events

Upcoming Events

Fundraising events are fundamental to CEF's annual fundraising. Each year, we offer recurring events like our Brews & Bros Craft Beer Festival, Chocolate Walk in Claremont Village, a Spring event, and our annual Prius Raffle in partnership with Claremont Toyota, as well as smaller partner-run events throughout the year. If your business would like to sponsor a CEF fundraising event, please email
Sunday, September 13, 2020 • 7:00pm

Virtual Drag Queen Bingo!

Over 100 people participated in July's Virtual Bingo so we're bringing back the star of Big Queen Bingo, Tommi Rose! Join us for 8 rounds of BINGO with prizes, an opportunity drawings, and drink add ons.

Coming in October

4th Annual Chocolate Walk Tour

Take a Month-Long Chocolate Tour of Claremont!

If you are interested in being an event sponsor, donating chocolate, or being a stop, please email us at and we will contact you in late summer/early fall. Last year's event raised over $14,500!

Coming in January 2021!

Brews & Bros Craft Beer Festival Goes Virtual!

Join us for Brews and Bros Tour de Taproom and take a 60 day tour of craft beer taprooms all over Southern California. Details coming soon.

Save the Date! Coming in Spring 2021

Friends of CEF: The Spring Event

Honoring Krista Elhai

Join us for our revamped Spring Event, Friends of CEF (formerly Casa de Amigos). We will have a very special honoree, Claremont High School Theatre Teacher Krista Elhai. Save the date and join us for an evening of tributes to Krista Elhai, a raffle, and more!

Sponsorship and tribute opportunities are be available. Please contact with questions.

Recent Events

Drawing Rescheduled to Sunday, August 16, 2020

10th Annual Prius Raffle Drawing

Presented by Claremont Toyota

Due to California's Covid-19 safer-at-home orders, our annual drawing has been rescheduled to take place August 16, 2020 at Claremont Toyota. Click here to learn more about the raffle. This year's Prius raffle raised over $20,000!

Sunday, August 9 – Sunday August 16, 2020

P.I.E. Week

Partners in Education Week... Join us for a week of recognizing all the members of the community who support Claremont public schools!

Online Auction and Raffle • Virtual Trivia Night • Virtual Cocktail Night • Partner Events • Prius Raffle Drawing • And More!

Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Virtual Drag Queen Bingo!

Over 100 people participated in this event presented by the star of Big Queen Bingo, Tommi Rose! Players enjoyed 8 rounds of BINGO with prizes, a COMPLIMENTARY 12oz BEER or ROOT BEER from Last Name Brewing, an opportunity drawing for a gift basket valued at over $200, and Electric City Butchers provided gourmet hamburger kits as an add on. This event raised $1,875 for CEF's grants program for Claremont Unified School District.

Sunday, May 31st, 5pm – 7pm on Zoom

CEF's Virtual Trivia Night with Last Name Brewing

Family friendly trivia night with 4+ rounds of questions in a variety of themes great for all ages. Every virtual ticket purchase INCLUDES A COMPLIMENTARY 12oz BEER OR ROOTBEER from Last Name Brewing and 25% off all growler purchases. Prize drawings will take place throughout the evening. Gourmet burger kits from Electric City Butchers can be added for an additional fee. This event raised over $500 for Claremont public schools!

Sunday, February 23, 2020 • 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Whiskey Social & Tasting

Presented by vomFASS Claremont

At this special event, guests will enjoy: Whiskey tastings with informative and educational insight on each selection, Delicious small bite pairings made with vomFASS products, and fun Trivia with Prizes. This event raised almost $1,000 for Claremont public schools.

Tuesdays in November and December 2019, and January 2020

Haus Dogs for the Holidays

Presented by DogHaus & Biergarten Claremont

Thank you to DogHaus & Biergarten Claremont for supporting CEF and public education in Claremont throughout the holidays! This event raised $1,000!

September 27 – 28, 2019

Diamonds are a School's Best Friend!

Presented by The Diamond Center

Thank you to The Diamond Center for supporting CEF, public education in Claremont, and all teachers! This event raised $1,000!

Sunday, August 25, 2019


Presented by be ROSIE Salon

Thank you to be ROSIE for supporting CEF and public education in Claremont for a second year! 2019's event raised over $1,700!

Visit the CEF Facebook Events page for the latest information on upcoming events!