Insider Guide to Open Newbury: August 12

Street-Side Dining, Sidewalk Sales, and Fun for the Whole Family: Open Newbury is Back

Newbury Street businesses are once again rolling out the red carpet in celebration of Open Newbury, when the street will close to cars and become pedestrian promenade.  Stroll down the middle of the street and enjoy refreshments, gifts with purchase, family friendly games and activities, and much more from your favorite Newbury Street businesses.  And don’t forget — it’s also tax-free weekend, which makes the deals that much sweeter!

Here are Boston Back Bay’s picks of Open Newbury offers and events.

Taj Boston
15 Arlington Street
To celebrate the continuing tradition of Open Newbury, the talented team at Taj Boston has crafted a sophisticated and stylish cocktail that will be available during Afternoon Tea on Sunday, July 8. The Newbury is comprised of Taj Gin, Rose Lillet, Taj rooftop honey and iced hibiscus tea with a dash of lime juice. The refreshing cocktail is served in a wine glass and garnished with an orange wheel and berries. The Newbury is available in the French and Adam Lounge for Afternoon Tea, the perfect location to watch all the action of Open Newbury. 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Salon Mario Russo
9 Newbury Street
Salon Mario Russo is staying open for Open Newbury!  Stroll in style after getting pampered with a blow out, cut and color, or hair texture treatment!

Pageo
33 Newbury Street
Pageo will match your Tax-Free Weekend savings on all of their gorgeous, one of a kind pieces.

Alton Lane
91 Newbury Street
Check out Alton Lane’s bespoke styles for every gentleman during Open Newbury!  From suiting and accessories to dapper wedding wear, Alton Lane’s showroom (complete with a bar!) is a one-stop shop.

Tea Forte
91 Newbury Street
Sample Tea Forte’s luxe iced teas during Open Newbury!  This Concord-based fine tea purveyor offers flavorful teas in gorgeous packaging for an exceptional tea experience, perfect for gifting or for your own collection.

New England Historical Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street
Where do you come from?  Stop by the NEHGS table at Open Newbury to place your pin on their jumbo sized world map to show everyone where your roots are.  More than 1200 people participated at previous Open Newbury events!

The Bar Method
234 Clarendon Street, Class Hosted at 119 Newbury Street
Bring your yoga mat, water, and sunscreen and your instructor will bring on the burn.Join Bar Method for an outdoor bar class — a 45 minute express class with no bars or props, right in the middle of Newbury Street! Tickets are $10 for members, $20 for non-members. This class will be held on the turf outside 119 Newbury Street.

Faherty Brand
115 Newbury Street
Unique, sustainable fabrics, eye-catching patterns, and designs for life’s great moments, the ones spent by the water, around a bonfire, catching waves or watching sunrises.  Shop the ultimate summer and swim wear for the whole family at Faherty Brand and spin the prize wheel to receive your gift with purchase!

Winston Flowers
131 Newbury Street
Create your own wearable succulents at Winston Flowers! Winston will have a variety of succulents to choose from and they’ll even create a hair clip or pin on for you to take them home! Wearable succulents will be $10-$15.

School of Fashion Design
136 Newbury Street
Stop by the School of Fashion Design for a pop up shop with Andrea Makes Things, designer of vintage inspired skirts and more. Fashion sketches will also be on sale for $2 each with all proceeds going to the School of Fashion Design.

                             Photo Credit: Copley Society of Art

Copley Society of Art
158 Newbury Street
Bring your littles to Copley Society of Art for special art projects and a scavenger hunt for kids and artist demos for the adults.

The Tie Bar
175 Newbury Street
Stop by The Tie Bar for complimentary La Croix, exclusive give aways, and branded koozies!

Joe’s American Bar & Grill
181 Newbury Street
Grab a beer and a bowl of chowder (or salad, sandwich, steak, brunch item…) and enjoy Joe’s extended outdoor dining, right on the street.  And don’t miss DownEast Cider tastings for the adults and Joe’s has a Kids’ Zone with face painting and games for the tykes — as well as a Dogs’ Zone for your fur babies!

Stephanie’s on Newbury
190 Newbury Street
Stephanie’s patio is the place to be for brunch on any Sunday, but during Open Newbury, it’s the best people watching spot on the street! Stop by for a brunch cocktail and a signature dish before you stroll and shop!

Kitchenwares by Blackstones
215 Newbury Street
KitchenWares will be working together with Bittersweet Homestead Lemonade and Fleur De Sel (sea salt) to bring more food and fun to Open Newbury. Fleur De Sel will be offering free tasty samples featuring their award winning salts while Bittersweet Homestead Lemonade will be selling cold refreshing drinks outside. In addition, KitchenWares will be offering on the spot professional whet stone sharpening (one knife per person), honing & knife sharpening demos, and a raffle with a winner receiving a $25 gift certificate.

Dirty Water Dough Company
222 Newbury Street
Enjoy pizza, sandwiches, salads, their very own Dirty Water sodas, cold press juice, beer and wine, cotton candy and live DJs all day!

Daniel Wellington
228 Newbury Street
Come to Daniel Wellington’s outdoor hang out for some refreshments, games, and fun! Additionally receive a free strap with the purchase of a watch!

Wired Puppy
250 Newbury Street
Serving cold brew and iced tea at their sidewalk seating, along with to-go treats.

Patisserie on Newbury
257 Newbury Street
Enjoy Patisserie on Newbury’s delicious treats while people watching on their patio.

Newbury Guest House
261 Newbury Street
Enjoy high-top seating right on Newbury and sweet treats for sale.

Revolve Boutique
262 Newbury Street
Shop Revolve and receive 15% off clothing and shoes sales — 20% for their Instagram followers! — and 75% off of their sale merchandise, which will be set up outside.

Itadaki
267 Newbury Street
Grab a shaved ice and matcha iced tea on the sidewalk, or settle into Itadaki’s patio seating for the perfect people watching.

Cafeteria Boston
279a Newbury Street
Open Newbury details coming soon!

Sonsie
327 Newbury Street
Enjoy the August drink of the month — a $5 Aperol spritz — and Sonsie’s special $38, 3-course Dine Out Boston menu from their street side Open Newbury seating.!

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Bauer Wines & Spirits
330 Newbury Street
Not sure which wine to serve at your next dinner party?  Stop into Bauer Wine and ask the experts!

For a full list of Open Newbury offers and festivities, please visit our sister site, NewburyStBoston.com.


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