Lovin’ the Square 2024 – Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Harvard Square

Blackbird Doughnuts

through 2/14

Blackbird Doughnuts has an extensive amount of Valentine’s Day offerings available to order through their website, including Naughty or Nice 6-Packs, mini doughnuts, and cakes!

Check out the specials

The Boathouse 400 at DoubleTree Suites

2/14 – 2/16

Brattle Theatre

2/13, 2/14, 2/15

Tue at 4:00; Wed & Thu at 4:00, 7:00
Our annual tradition of celebrating two of cinema’s most enduring star-crossed lovers on Valentine’s Day continues!
Info & Tickets

Tue at 7:00, 9:15; Wed & Thu at 10:00
It’s inconceivable that you won’t enjoy joining us for this always entertaining romp through the fantasy realm of Florin at the heels of the Dread Pirate Roberts and Princess Buttercup as they romance their way into and out of trouble.
Info & Tickets

Cambridge Artists Cooperative

2/1 – 2/14

15% off the entire store.

Commonwealth Wine School


This Valentine’s Day weekend, forget the awkward sonnets and discount flowers. Whether flying solo or “à deux”, spend a night enjoying what really matters – dessert and wine pairings.

Purchase tickets

Flour Bakery & Cafe

through 2/14

Share the love, let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day! We’ve got everything you need to make your sweetheart swoon from sweet gifts + naughty or nice cookies to decadent desserts. Please note that gifts shipping nationwide must be checked out separately from the Valentine’s Day menu for pick-up.

 Valentine’s Day orders close at 4pm EST on Sunday 2/11.

Forty Winks Lingerie

2/8 Forty Winks is throwing a Vday party on Thursday, Feb. 8th from 4pm to 8pm. They’ll also be offering 20% off their entire collection all day long.

Grafton Street Pub & Grill


Ignite the flames of love at Grafton Street this Valentine’s Day! Let executive Chef Tom Borgia enchant your taste buds with divine specials, perfectly complementing the full dinner menu. Don’t miss out!

Book a table now

Harvard Magazine

through 2/14

Harvard Magazine is proud to partner with the matchmaking services Elegant Introductions, The Right Time Consultants, and Lunch Dates, which might make your Valentine’s Day even more special this year! These companies offer personalized dating introductions for busy professionals. Head to Harvard Magazine Classifieds for personal ads and to learn more, and to @hmagclassifieds and @harvardsquared on social media for more Valentine’s Day inspiration. 

Henrietta’s Table


Herbwell Cannabis


Step into a world where nature meets nurture at Herbwell’s Grand Opening Immersive Experience!

Get your ticket


Valentine’s Bundles of Love promo for February 14th including Passion taffies, chocolate, love pills, and a pre-roll.

The Hourly Oyster House


Join us on Valentine’s Day for a delectable dinner featuring the full menu and exclusive specials crafted by executive chef St Luc Julmeus and bar manager Jenn Harvey.

Reserve your spot for a delightful evening of bubbles, oysters and love!

José Mateo Ballet Theatre

2/12 – 2/17

During Valentine’s Day week, at adult drop in classes, dancers can bring their partner, friend or extra person to class for free!

Sign up for class here.

Life Alive

through 2/29

22 JFK St.

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Life Alive is offering their Chocolate Truffles through the whole month of February.

Longy School of Music of Bard College


Tyler Duncan and Erika Switzer
Involuntary Love Songs

Purchase tickets





For this Valentine’s Day, Nubar is offering their regular menu, plus a special 3 course menu of elevated specials for $60/pp. Open normal hours.

Check out the menu

Off The Beaten Path Food Tours


Off The Beaten Path Food Tours loves to celebrate Valentine’s Day with chocolate and yummy food! Tours are running every week including a special Valentine’s Day Harvard Square Chocolate Tour at 3pm. We can’t wait to delight your senses and share interesting stories about Harvard Square. Tour is fun for locals and guests, all ages welcome. Please purchase tickets in advance.

Use code HARVARDSQUARE at checkout for 10% off any tour. 

Painted Burro


Galentine’s Day wouldn’t be complete without a little DRAG! We want you to show up and show out on Saturday, February 10th for GALENTINE’S DRAG BRUNCH! We’re celebrating the gals, pals, and any other form of platonic love and we can’t wait to see you there!!

Make a reservation


Valentine’s Day and Painted Burro go just as perfectly together as tacos and margaritas! They’re servin’ up a specialty menu on Wednesday, February 14th, to spend a love-filled evening! 

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Playa Bowls

through 3/2

Falling in love with our February specials this year.

The Bae Bowl is BACK along with a brand new white chocolate raspberry sweet cream cold brew.

Check ‘em out now through 3/2!

Radiant Laser


Our specials include:

1. HydraFacial $150 normally $200

2. 20% off Laser Hair Removal packages. 

3. Buy 1 Area and get the 2nd Area free. 

4. Gift certificates for Valentine’s Day Gifts include 20% discount that can be used for 1 year. 

5. If you book with a friend, family or significant other you both get 25% off Laser Hair Packages. 

Russell House Tavern


Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Russell House Tavern and enjoy our Valentine’s Day Specials crafted by Executive Chef Brian Pawlak. This special menu is offered in addition to our regular Dinner Menu on Wednesday, February 14th from 4pm-11pm.

Reservations are recommended but not required. Click here to reserve your spot!

The Sea Hag

2/9, 2/10, 2/14

Join us for a fin-tastic Valentine’s Day dinner for two at The Sea Hag! Dive into a culinary adventure where every bite is a splash of delight! This deal will be running for the following evenings in Feb:

Friday, Feb 9

Saturday, Feb 10

Wednesday, Feb 14

The Sinclair


GAY BASH’D kicks off the 2024 season with their iconic annual Anti-Valentine’s rave! Only Fire, Plane Jane (RPDR), and many more!

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The Smoke Shop BBQ


This year come celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special whiskey dinner. Complete with a full 3-course BBQ Dinner, and 4-flight whiskey tasting, you won’t want to miss this very special Valentine’s Day with Rabbit Hole Distillery!

Purchase tickets here



Who’s ready to shake it off and make pizza their lover?! Come join us for a Swiftie Galentine’s Day on February 13th! There will be speciality T. Swift menu items, her hits blasting and her Eras Tour playing on the screens. And the best part? You and fellow swifties will leave with complimentary custom Source friendship bracelets to remember the occasion!

Make your reservations today

Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts

2/9 – 2/10

Shop Black-Owned Businesses during Black History Month, February 9-10, 2024 in Harvard Square! Local gift items, specialty products, clothing, jewelry, & more.

12-7 pm (Fri) | 11 am – 7 pm (Sat)

The Cambridge-Somerville Black Business Network is partnering with the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts and Cambridge Local First, and independent business alliances.

This event is more than just shopping. It’s an opportunity to connect with passionate business owners, hear their inspiring stories, and support their dreams. By attending, you become part of a movement that uplifts and elevates black-owned businesses in our community.

Union Square Donuts

through 2/14

Pre-order for Valentine’s Day (pickup or delivery on 2/13 or 2/14) from their Valentine’s Pre-Order Site.

Their Valentine’s pre-order menu is filled with lovely Valentine’s donut specials, curated half-dozen boxes, as well as their delicious bake-at-home bakery items, including take-and-bake Cherry Cheesecake Danish, Chocolate Lava Rolls, and more.

They are taking pre-orders now through 2/8.

Vico Style


Free gift with a minimum purchase of $50 for the first 14 shoppers.