The annual Fiesta at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Fiesta runs Friday, May 11 from 5 p.m.to 10:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m.to 10:00 p.m.; and Sunday, May 13 from noon to 8 p.m.on the parish grounds at 435 Berkeley Ave., two blocks west of the Claremont Village. Admission is free.
It’s a weekend of family-friendly games, carnival rides, international cuisine, continuous live entertainment, bingo, and a drawing which supports the church ministries and community outreach. The event draws 15,000 people for three days of old-fashioned fun for all ages. Carnival rides thrill toddlers, teens and the young at heart. Entertainment includes home-grown ensembles such as the Vietnamese Dragon Dancers and professional entertainment see below. Fiesta food encompasses a long list of traditional favorites made “on-the-spot” by parish volunteers: burritos, hamburgers, hot dogs,teriyaki bowl, cotton candy, popcorn, pizza, nachos, snow cones, ice cream, Vietnamese cuisine, home-made desserts and the best tacos in the San Gabriel Valley! Games booths offer classics such as cake walk, bingo, glass pitch and goldfish toss.
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