About the Fair

This is not your average craft fair - it's more like a party where you can buy stuff!


The Harvard Square Holiday Fair, one of the oldest and most popular fairs in Boston, will celebrate its 33rd season in 2018. This year the fair will be held at St Paul's Church Hall, 29 Mt. Auburn St.

on the corner of Bow and Arrow Sts.  


The fair is juried and includes a changing mix of New England craftspeople and world travelling importers featuring many wonderful gift items. There is always a great selection of beautiful, original and affordable gifts. Talking to the craftspeople who make what they sell gives shoppers a connection to what they are buying that is just not possible at the mall, through a catalogue or online.


It's a high energy alternative marketplace with a great soundtrack, where people see old friends and make new ones - a taste of the old Harvard Square.

Admission is free.

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