Annual MayFair in Harvard Square

Harvard Square annual Mayfair Cambridge MA

See all there is to see at the Annual Mayfair! Photo by Sam

About Annual Mayfair

Springtime in Cambridge, MA brings blossoming flowers, fresh produce, and the annual MayFair celebrations in Harvard Square. If you happen to find yourself in the Cambridge area during the first weekend in May, get over to the celebrations and dive into the community’s vivacious culture.

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Sidewalk Chalk Art at the Annual Mayfair

Colors abound, the streets of Harvard Square fill with music, arts and crafts, local vendors, and any street performers who decide to strut their talents for onlookers. Don’t miss a thing. Stay close to all of the Mayfair action, whether you are a Cambridge resident or a visitor from Japan. Click here for our list of hotels and accommodations at exclusive deals! Cambridge boasts a rich history of supporting and developing the arts. In honor of this tradition, the annual MayFair has several stages set up around the Square to host ongoing acts and live concerts throughout the day.

Annual Mayfair Performances

Performances in rock and roll, folk music, classical music, and a range of dance styles take over all corners of Harvard Square. In years past, fair-goers have had the chance to hear local groups like the Cambridge Symphony Chamber Players, the Shills, and Moxa; for dance, the Hip Hop Mamas, Impact Dance Company, and Cambridge Youth Dance Program.

Watch an Annual Mayfair Performance

Aren’t they talented?

Annual Mayfair Food

Keeping up with the culinary reputation in Cambridge, local restaurants, and vendors host booths at the festival for the brave and not-so-brave taste buds. From cupcakes to curry and fondue to fries, the international cuisine of the community comes alive. There is something for everyone at the Annual Mayfair. Local pubs such as Grafton Street Pub & Grill and John Harvard’s Brewery often cater beer gardens for those 21 and older. [pw_map address=”Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA”]