Davis Square is a vibrant, diverse urban village with an intimate streetlife of owner-operated shops, sole proprietors and small businesses. By day, this pedestrian-scale regional nexus pulsates with a busy mix of: Redline transit and community bike path commuters; famous coffeehouses; convenient markets; unique retail boutiques; financial services; personal care, business, and professional services; and health, wellness, and fitness providers.
Then Davis After Dark revs up the night with some of the region's most popular dining and nightlife including; restaurants serving everything from pizza, gourmet hotdogs, and downhome southern food to award winning Italian, Indian, and new American cuisine; old neighborhood and new trendy bars serving your sure-favorite and/or great new microbrews; a nationally recognized music club, two legendary performance theaters, six movie cinemas, a bowling alley, an ice cream shop, and a bed & breakfast. Tip: on any weekend you can find an amazing Sunday brunch.
With urban spaces everywhere, Davis is the scene for: street performers; road races (including one at midnight); the Independent Film Festival; an Irish Festival; a Farmers' Market; the famous ArtBeat weekend; artists' Open Studios, Bike Week; a Pig Pickin' benefit; Honk Fest; and the Somerville Oktoberfest
Since 1997, Davis Square has been called "one of the hippest places in North America" (Utne Reader). Cool, funky, and friendly -- day or night -- you can enjoy the Square with a wonderful blend of neighbors, resident professionals, students, shoppers, visitors and hipsters from all over the world. © 2006 - 2012
Helping to make all of Somerville a great place to visit, live, work, study, play and shop, the members of the Chamber's Davis Square Business Group are: