Friday, November 23, 2018 - Tuesday, November 27, 2018 all-day
Make Harvard Square your holiday shopping destination! The merchandise in our eclectic stores run the gamut from upscale clothing to vintage finery, cigars to gourmet food, books galore, jewelry and just about everything else in between!
The Harvard Square Business Association has joined the national trend that now commemorates the day after Thanksgiving as Plaid Friday. Nationally, Plaid Friday celebrates independently owned and operated businesses. We are are proud that over 70% of our businesses are locally-owned, independent. In addition, several larger retailers add to the dynamic shopping experience found here in Cambridge. Whether Plaid or Black, we encourage you discover the myriad of shopping options available in Harvard Square! In addition, we have included Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday & Giving Tuesday promotions.
African Gift Items
Touchable gifts and discounts raging from 20% to 30% on our African Art and Clothing.
African Gift Items, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue,, (781) 640-3389
American Repertory Theater
Fee Free Weekend – November 20-26 (ending at midnight) – all ticketing fees will be waived for purchases to any American Repertory Theater production at both the Loeb Drama Center and OBERON.
SAVE THE DATE: November 27 is Giving Tuesday
Help the American Repertory Theater make great theater more accessible by checking out our amazing member benefits today. Donate now!
American Repertory Theater, 64 Brattle Street,, (617) 547-8300
OBERON, 2 Arrow Street,, (617) 496-8004
barre & soul
35% off 5 & 10 Class Packs with code THANKYOU2018 on Plaid/Black Friday.
barre & soul, 81 Mount Auburn Street,, (857) 488-4348
Bob Slate Stationer
Open Extended Hours Thursdays through Sundays from Plaid Friday through Christmas Eve:
Mondays - Wednesdays: 9:30 - 6:30 
Thursdays - Saturdays: 9:30 - 7:30
Sundays: 11 - 6
We will return to regular hours after Christmas.
Bob Slate Stationer, 30 Brattle Street,, (617) 547-1230
Cabot's Candy
Free box of saltwater taffy for every $20.00 spent!
Cabot's Candy, 1300 Massachusetts Avenue,, (617) 497-7500
Cambridge Savings Bank
Cambridge Savings Bank is Celebrating Small Business Saturday all Week Long!
CSB’s Small Business Saturday Deals (2 Offers) -- I have attached the PDF version of our creative as well!
Offers available: 11/19-11/26
  • $200 cash when you open a new Business Checking Account
  • Prime +1.00% on a new Small Business Line of Cred
More information available here.
Cambridge Savings Bank, 1374 Massachusetts Avenue,, (617) 441-4155
Charles Hotel
On Monday, November 26 The Charles Hotel is offering 30% off select dates into 2019! Enjoy the magic of winter in Harvard Square!
Online sales only. Blackout dates apply. Full payment will be taken at time of booking and will be completely non-changeable, non-cancellable, and non-refundable.
Charles Hotel, 1 Bennett Street,, (617) 864-1200
Community Phone
First month free, and a $40+tax per month plan for two people with unlimited talk, text, and shared data on a nationwide network with 100% US customer service available at any time. 
Community Phone, 101 Dunster Street,, (617) 963-0004
Forty Winks
Small Business Saturday
20% discount, see store for details
Forty Winks, 56 JFK Street,, (617) 492-9100
Grafton Group Restaurants
Grafton Group’s gift card promotion. Now through the end of the year, all Grafton properties are offering a $100 gift card for every $500 spent in gift card purchases! Includes Russell House Tavern, Grafton Street, PARK, The Hourly Oyster House, Temple Bar and State Street Provisions
Grafton Street, 1230 Massachusetts Avenue,, (617) 497-0400
The Hourly Oyster House, 15 Dunster Street,, (617) 765 - 2342
PARK, 59 JFK Street,, (617) 491-9851
Russell House Tavern, 14 JFK Street,, (617) 500-3055
Temple Bar, 1688 Massachusetts Avenue,, (617) 547-5055
J.P. Licks
Black/Plaid Friday 
This holiday season get a $5 bonus card with each $25 Gift Card purchase. 
J.P. Licks, 1312 Massachusetts Avenue,, (617) 492-1001
Living Harmony
Black/Plaid Friday
Hankering to give yourself or someone else you love a hunk of ease and clarity this time of year?
Then let’s get organized.
Instantly get 20% off your first organizing package if you contact us from the day after Thanksgiving to 30 November.
Just say the key word “freedom.”
Living Harmony, 24 Harvey Street,, 617-945-0704
Off The Beaten Path Food Tours
10% off any Harvard Square tour, use code HARVARDSQUARE  
Off The Beaten Path Food Tours,
OTTO Pizza
Try Otto's new vegan pizzas for sale by the slice beginning Black/Plaid Friday. Also, Otto's Turkey, Maine Mashed Potato & Cranberry pizza on special.
OTTO, 1432 Massachusetts Avenue,, (617) 873-0888
For #GivingTuesday, please give your support to Passim — celebrating 60 years of live music in Harvard Square
Passim, 47 Palmer Street,, (617) 492-7679
SEE, Inc.
Offer dates:  November 18-26
Save 50% on Specialty Lenses and Coatings at SEE!
Treat yourself this holiday season with a fab new pair of prescription glasses from SEE, and save 50% on anti reflective coating, high definition progressives and all other specialty lenses and coatings!  This is the perfect time to use your insurance benefits and flex spending before they expire.  Plus, snag non-prescription sunglasses for only
$79!  Hustle up, this deal only last through November 26th!  See store for complete details. 
SEE, Inc., 1276 Massachusetts Avenue,, (617) 868-1500
Y2Y Harvard Square is the nation's first student-run homeless shelter for young adults 18-24. Y2Y believes that every young adults should have a safe place to sleep, and the tools they need to succeed. If you agree, join them for their #GivingTuesday campaign. Thanks to a $10,000 match gift, your support will go twice as far!
Y2Y, 1 Church Street,
Zinnia Jewerly
Buy One Get One Half Off of equal or lesser value. Excluding Sale Items
Zinnia Jewerly, 1300 Massachusetts Avenue,, (617)354-1800
(617) 491-3434
Harvard Square Business Association
Harvard Square Cambridge, MA 02138