Harvard University Visitas Weekend and Street Fair

Each year, Harvard University welcomes high school seniors to visit the college and get an insider’s view of campus life. This year, the Harvard College Admissions Office is partnering with the Harvard Square Business Association for the first-ever “Harvard Square Street Fair” being held on Saturday, April 16th from 10am – 1pm on Winthrop Street. This event is the perfect way to welcome prospective students and their parents/families to Harvard, while also giving them an idea of the variety of places to eat and enjoy over the weekend and throughout their years at Harvard!

The following businesses will be onsite with tasty samples , activities and information:

A Friendly Inn at Harvard


Barre & Soul

The Charles Hotel

El Jefe's

Harvard Coop

The Harvard Shop

Mix It Sushi





Salt & Olive

Sheraton Commander


Webster Bank


Many of Harvard Square’s finest businesses will provide the “Prefrosh” and their families a taste of the fantastic and vast offerings available in the Square. Restaurants, stores, hotels, banks and music venues will all be represented. We look forward to welcoming new students and are excited to have them call Harvard - and Harvard Square - their home.

In addition to the Street Fair, the following businesses are offering promotions during Visitas weekend for the " Preforsh " and their families! 

(STUDENTS - Please show your Visitas Identification Cards in order to take advantage of these great specials!)

Barre & Soul
Barre & Soul will offer $10 off their intro special which is normally $69 for 30 days of unlimited barre and yoga.
Barre & Soul, 81 Mount Auburn Street, www.barresoul.com, (617) 488-4348

Dickson Brothers True Value
Dickson Brothers True Value will be offering 10% off all non-sale items in the store from April 14 – 18 when you show your Visitas identification.
Dickson Brothers True Value, 26 Brattle Street, www.dicksonbros.com, (617) 876-6760

FiRE + iCE
Enjoy 15% off food items (excluding tax and gratuity) at FiRE + iCE from April 16th 18th.
FiRE + iCE, 50 Church Street, www.fire-ice.com , (617) 547-9007

Harvard Cooperative Society (The Coop)
Become a member of the Coop. Coop members instant 10% discount. The 10% discount is in addition to any prevailing sale prices, special promotions or offers. The 10 % discount applies to textbooks too.
Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue, www.thecoop.com, (617) 499-2000

Hidden Sweets
Hidden Sweets will offer anyone with a Visitas ID 15% off their purchases at Hidden Sweets that weekend, sales excluded.
Hidden Sweets, 25 Brattle Street, www.harvardsquare.com/hidden-sweets, (617) 497-2600

Mint Julep
Mint Julep will be offering 25% off ONE Item discount at Mint Julep during the Visitas Weekend. This promotion will be valid April 15-19.
Mint Julep. 6 Church Street, www.shopmintjulep.com, (617) 576-6468

Moleskine will offer 20% off everything in the store April 16th – 18th. They will also be having a raffle of a VISITAS Moleskine Set (backpack, Professional notebook & pen). In addition customers will receive a gift with purchase: $35 or more – pocket volant set; $55 or more – pocket colored notebook; $75 or more – large classic colored notebook.
Moleskine, 35 Brattle Street, www.store.moleskine.com, (617) 714-4332

Origins will offer a free facial in their store on April 16th.
Origins, 8 Brattle Street, www.origins.com, (617) 868-8090

Pyara Spa and Salon
10% any service 4/15/16-4/18/16 with proper Visitas Identification Card. Card must be showed at time of checkout for discount to be applied.
Pyara Spa and Salon, 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, www.pyaraaveda.com, (781) 270-9200

Yonward is the iPhone app with mobile guides for exploring Harvard and the Square. We're delighted to offer Yonward and all guides for free to all visiting families, and hope you find it helpful during Visitas and for years to come! Find Yonward in the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/apple-store/id995346469?pt=117812981&ct=visitas&mt=8
Yonward, www.yonward.com, (408) 608-9120