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
October 31 – November 21

Tour de Chocolat – CEF's 4th Annual Chocolate Walk

Take a Three Week-Long Chocolate Tour of Claremont!

Tickets go on sale October 10th. 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

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.

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 was 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!