The Amherst Business Improvement District (Amherst BID) invests its resources to improve downtown Amherst’s vibrancy, sustainability, and economic health.
The BID’s downtown events calendar aims to connect visitors and residents to the many events in Amherst that highlight the downtown businesses and enhance your experience in downtown.
This downtown directory helps connect you to Amherst’s unique blend of restaurants, shops, and cultural destination that make downtown Amherst a great place to live, work and play.
We want to keep you updated on everything that is happening in downtown Amherst. If you’d like more information about the BID, events, or downtown Amherst in general, please contact the BID office.
Updates from Facebook
Ban on plastic bags got you down? Stop by the BID at the new Visitors Info Center, 35 South Pleasant Street and pick up one of our awesome canvas tote bags! Thank you Brian Giggey and Soundscape Merchandise. #amherstdowntown #SoundscapeMerchandise #canvasbagsnotplasticbags ... See MoreSee Less
3 days ago
The BID email has been hacked. Please do not open anything regarding a google doc that you might have received from us this afternoon (1/13/17). We are very sorry for any inconvenience and hope that we have resolved the problem. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
Amherst Business Improvement District added 2 new photos.
We are grieving the sudden loss of Art Steele, a fantastic musician and the man responsible for the incredible lighting and audio visual components for our Block Party. Art was helpful and patient and a key part of making the event successful and memorable. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago