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Amherst, Block Party

September 15, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

The Amherst BID is excited to announce the return of the AMHERST BID BLOCK PARTY! Thursday, September 15th from 5-9 PM the BID will be closing North Pleasant Street with the help of the Town of Amherst, the DPW, and the Amherst Police!

What is EXCITING and NEW???

  • FULL STAGE at the top of N Pleasant PRESENTING

o   6-time GRAMMY Award winner MISTER G from 5-6 PM

o   The AMAZING one and only SOUL MAGNETS 7-8:30 pm

  • KIDs PLACE at the Realignment Park/1 East Pleasant (S of Kendrick Park)

o   Face painting w Nikki

o   Balloon Animals w Ollie the Clown

o   Yo-Yo arts w YoYo People

  • SHOW CIRCUS – returning but BIGGER

o   Aerial acrobatics

o   Stilt walkers

o   Jugglers “in a box”!

o   Contortionists and MORE!

  • Local dance and Kung Fu demonstrations!

o   Center Dance

o   Duffy Academy

o   Shaolin Kung Fu

And more!!!

  • Downtown Global Cuisine featuring Hazels Kitchen, Arigato’s, Taste of India, Momo’s, Bistro 63, Coronation Café, Antonios, The Humble Peach, and MANY MORE!!!
  • White Lion Brewery Beer Garden
  • THE DRAKE “open house” with Frozen Corn, Spectre Folk, Wes Buckley, and DJ Chris Dooley

This event is wonderfully and generously sponsored by Amherst Innovative Living and the BID!


September 15, 2022
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT


Downtown Amherst
Amherst, MA 01002 + Google Map