Spring



Events galore! If you’re visiting Cambridge or Boston in June check out all of these fun festivals that will be happening near by! Festival Season Continues Arlington Greek Festival May 31-June 3 Cambridge Arts River Festival June 2 Coolidge Corner Arts Festival June 2 Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl June 5-7 Pride Festival June 9 Dragon […]

Spring Festivals Continue!


Harvard Commencement is FINALLY Here! Each year local Cambridge businesses (including Irving House) look forward to hosting the friends and families of Harvard graduates. You can feel the buzz of excitement in the air. Both Irving House and our sister property Harding House are happily accommodating guests for this special event. Thanks Previous Guests! In some […]

Harvard Graduation – Congrats!



It’s Festival Season! Boston and Cambridge folks love the sunshine. How could we not after the brutal winters? This is probably one of the reasons that May through September hosts so many festivals. Everything from culture fests, food fests, beer fests and more! Check out the upcoming May 2018 festivals here and stay tuned for […]

Local Festivals in May


Harvard Commencement is coming! The saying goes “April showers bring May flowers”, but we know that April showers brings Harvard Commencement. Every year, Cambridge overflows with family members and friends to celebrate the great achievement of college graduation. We are lucky enough to be in the right location to celebrate commencement with you.  Fun Facts […]

Graduation Season at Harvard


Harvard Visitas It’s the time of year where parents and prospective students are making their way to campuses across the US. College visits is an exciting time for everyone involved. From mixers, receptions and dinners admitted Harvard students can enjoy a weekend packed with activities during Visitas. Over the years, Irving House has had the […]

Harvard Visitas



Boston Marathon Looking for Boston Marathon lodging? We still have some rooms available for individuals and families over the race weekend at Irving House for this year’s race.  It’s one of the most vibrant times to visit Boston and Cambridge. Marathon Monday – Race Information  The Third Monday in April, Patriots’ Day in the Commonwealth of […]

Boston Marathon lodging


Did you know that Cambridge has more than 70 public parks? It’s great being in a city with so many green spaces. If you’re looking to take a nice stroll nearby Irving House or if you’re traveling with children who need to let out some energy, we have the perfect recommendations for you. Our Favorite […]

Sunshine Calls for Cambridge Parks


It’s almost safe to say that winter is over; we cannot guarantee it but we sure are hopeful! To celebrate the coming of Spring we’ve put together a list of some great events in the area.   March Events March 4: The Brattle Theatre Oscar Party A fundraiser for the Brattle Film Foundation including a […]

Our Favorite March Events




Just as the weather should be getting better and better, we have yet another great film festival happening in nearby Somerville.  The great thing about the Somerville Theatre is that it is in Davis Square, just a short subway ride from Irving House, AND Davis Square has quite a few really good restaurants so you […]

Irish Film Festival? Yup!