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The Amherst Business Improvement District (Amherst BID) invests its resources to improve downtown Amherst’s vibrancy, sustainability, and economic health.

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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.

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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.


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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.

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Final Amherst Community Band Concert this Friday, August 19, 7-8 pm at Sweetser Park. Timothy Anderson said featured music will be: Florentine March - Julius Fucik
Henry Mancini Medley
Down a Country Lane - Aaron Copland
Second Suite in F - Gustav Holst
Country Gardens - Percy Grainger, Carissa Lueth, conductor (UMass undergraduate)
Music from Candide - Leonard Bernstein
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Amherst BID's 5th Annual Block Party

September 15, 2016, 5:00pm

Amherst Business Improvement District

A celebration of the downtown Amherst community.

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Amherst Business Improvement District updated their cover photo.

Show Circus at the Block Party.
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