The Ontario Recreation & Community Services Department is excited to offer Rudolph’s Merry Mask Virtual 5K Reindeer Run/Walk on Saturday, December 12th. To participate, register online for $20, with all proceeds being donated to Ontario-Montclair Promise Scholars and the Youth Empowerment Scholarship. This award-winning program is designed to assist Ontario-Montclair youth by helping prepare them in their journey towards a college education, and the Youth Empowerment Scholarship (Y.E.S.), giving Ontario children from low-income families the opportunity to participate in recreation programs and classes.
The 20th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair is coming to the Inland Empire on Wednesday, August 26th at the Double Tree by Hilton Ontario Airport. Free for candidates 18 years and older, 30+ major employers will be recruiting at the largest and best diversity and inclusion job search event. There will be hundreds of employment opportunities from entry to professional level available and all are encourage to attend! Tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite.
Looking for a fun and educational museum experience? Visit the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino to safely view the aircrafts through their “outdoor experience” which is back for the summer! Museum guides are on duty to help you get the most out of your visit by telling stories related to the collection on display and the museum’s aviation history. If you have an interest in aviation, this is the perfect place for you!
It’s a creative celebration at the Ontario Art Walk in Inland Empire’s Emporia Art & Loft District on February 15th. Spend the evening enjoying artisan goods by local artists, many of them living in the Creative Live/Work Lofts that will be open for tours. You can check out a variety of artwork including paintings, photography, ceramics, handmade jewelry, baked goods and more. There will be live music in the courtyard and food vendors for your enjoyment. The artistic event begins at 6 p.m. See you there.
Get your running shoes on for a good cause and come out to the Ontario 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, January 18th. This family-friendly race benefits athletic and children’s sporting programs and activities in the Inland Empire area. The race begins at 7 a.m. and participants will receive a Dri-Fit Running Shirt and a medal upon completion. Come out and support our kids.
Celebrate the joy of the season on December 14th at the Christmas on Euclid Annual Holiday Experience. Come out for a fun-filled day with the family full of holiday cheer as Ontario Town Square is taken over by reindeer games, snow play, live entertainment, Spark of Love Toy Drive, a Farris Wheel, Trackless Train, Carousel Santa and more! The event begins at 10 a.m. after the 5k Reindeer Run. Ride tickets and unlimited wristbands will be available at the event. Get in the spirit and we will see you there!
The holidays are just around the corner so bring the family to a special night of holiday cheer! The annual Christmas Tree on Euclid Tree Lighting Ceremony will be on held on December 6th at 6 p.m. at the Ontario Towne Square. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this free family event and watch the magnificent tree light up with bright colors, enjoy a Christmas movie, a variety of food and beverage vendors and best of all Santa will be there to pose for ‘selfies’ with you! See you there!
It’s a creative celebration at the Ontario Art Walk in Inland Empire’s Emporia Art & Loft District on November 16th. Spend the evening enjoying artisan goods by local artists, many of them living in the Creative Live/Work Lofts and will be open for tours. You can check out a variety of artisan goods including paintings, photography, ceramics, handmade jewelry, baked goods and more. There will be live music in the courtyard and food vendors for your enjoyment. The artistic event begins at 6 p.m. See you there.
Help us celebrate the City of Ontario’s Festival of the Arts on October 19th from 11-7 pm. This festival exemplifies the city’s commitment to make Ontario a well-known destination for arts and culture in Southern California. Enjoy over 50 artisan booths, a variety of dance and music performances, featuring a symphony orchestra, a mariachi band, a blue grass and jazz band and more. Mini walking tours will also be available to tour historic buildings in the Ontario Arts District along with informational booths. Food and craft beer trucks will be onsite throughout the day. Don’t miss it!
If you love food, music and having a great time with family and friends, Panana Night Market is the place to be! With 100+ food and beverage vendors, games, rides and live entertainment, it’s the IE’s largest multicultural food festival, and it’s coming to town August 16th – 18th at the Ontario Mills parking lot. Celebrate the night from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and enjoy delectable dishes from local vendors and dozens of specialty food trucks. See you there!
Get ready for the ultimate celebration of Independence Day! The city of Ontario has a full calendar of July 4th events, kicking off at 9 a.m. with the annual downtown parade, patriotic music in Town Square, and the traditional All-States Picnic. Gates open at 5 p.m. at Westwind Park for more family fun, including live entertainment, bouncers, games and food vendors. The highlight of this star-spangled day will be the fireworks spectacular, which will start at 9 p.m. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs!
Bring family and friends to this all-inclusive party for the local community! On May 5th, have a great time celebrating at the Cinco de Mayo Festival at Ontario Town Square, and enjoy delicious food, live entertainment and a fun-filled atmosphere. Festivities will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and the event is sponsored by Unidos Por La Musica.
If you’re a serious runner or casual walker, don’t miss the Ontario 5K and 10k Run/Walk on Saturday, January 19th. This family-friendly event kicks off at 7 a.m. at Ontario Mills Mall. Fast track is accessible for wheelchair athletes as well as parents with strollers. Get your fitness on for this community run, which also benefits athletic programs and children’s sports activities in the Inland Empire area. Have fun and see you at the finish line!