Save The Date!

Save The Date!

September 20, 5-9 pm
North Pleasant Street
in Downtown Amherst
is the place to be.

The Amherst BID’s 7th Annual Block Party celebrates the culture, business & community of Downtown Amherst



Music for the Block Party

We have three wonderful local bands set to play at Realignment Park at the WRSI River Stage.

Realignment Park is at the corner of Hallock Street and North Pleasant Street. The park features the Hope the Cow statue and is in front of 236 North Pleasant Street.

Band Line Up:

Trailer Park 5:00 – 6:15

Glass House: 6:30 – 7:30

Banish Misfortune: 7:50 – 9:00

The Futurliner Stage is set up at the intersection of North Pleasant Street and Amity/Main. DJ Kaliis will be playing danceable music with a visit from UMASS Bellydancing Club for some performances at 6:15 pm.



Trailer Park

Trailer Park Video

Glass House

Banish Misfortune 

Banish Misfortune Video

Food & Drink Offerings

2017 Food & Drink for Sale:

Crazy Noodles –  Pad Thai, Sunshine Noodles, Eggrolls, Fresh Spring Rolls, Fried Rice, Thai Iced Tea

Paradise of India – Chicken Tiki Masala, Samosas, Pakora, Pappadum, Aloo Mattar Paneer, Mango Lassi, Sweet Lassi,

Brueggers Bagels with Bagel Specials

Top Kabab – Sample of kababs

Henion Bakery – a sampling of fresh, from-scratch baked goods, pastries and coffee

Himalayan Friends Corner – Tibetan dumplings (momos) and Iced Chai Teas

Barts Ice Cream – Barts is back and will be serving delicious signature recipes at Amherst Ice Cream

Glazed Donut – Excellent donuts and drinks

Balance Amherst – Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie, Turkey/Quinoa Cakes, Chicken Burrito Bowl, Sweet Potato Hash, Quinoa Black Bean Pepper Salad

Miss Saigon – Eggrolls, Banh Mi, Veggie Spring Rolls

Momo Tibetan – Assorted Traditional Dumplings and Noodles dishes

Judie’s –  Derby Pie, Lemon Meringue Pie, Peach Blueberry Pie, Chocolate Cream Pie, Popover half with apple butter

The Works Bakery – Bagel bites with assorted spreads and cheeses

Bistro 63/The Monkey Bar – Seafood Risotto, Calamari Salad, Oysters on the Half Shell, Root Tea

High Horse – Poutine Description of Poutine

The Amherst Pub – Burgers & Quesadillas

Map of Block Party 2017

Athletes from UMass Mens and Womens Basketball team and Amherst College Womens Basketball Team will be on the scene at the end of Cowles Lane (between Catholic Church and Brueggers Bagels). Meet these amazing athletes and shoot some hoops with them!