Annual Town Events

First Responders Parade and CelebrationLast Saturday in June

Celebrate this patriotic season by attending an event honoring all First Responders. The First Responders Parade and Celebration Event includes a parade, concert, and fireworks, with Food Vendors on site.

The parade will begin on Main Street (at Kenmore Road) travelling north, continuing past Garland and Lee Streets, turning right on Second Street and ending at Second Stage.

Town of Amherst “Reverse” Christmas Parade1st Friday in December

Celebrate the fun and excitement of the holiday season in the Town of Amherst by attending the Town of Amherst first ever Reverse Christmas Parade featuring colorful floats and entries from local businesses, churches, schools and civic groups, as well as high school marching bands and – of course – Santa Claus.

Beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at 8:30 p.m. on Friday December 3, 2021, the parade will best be viewed by exiting from the expressway on the north side of Town near Grandview and driving south down Main Street toward Amherst County High School and exiting past Ambriar Shopping Center.  

Please be aware that one-way traffic running north to south will begin at the traffic circle ending at Ambriar Shopping Center starting at 5:30 p.m. on December 3, 2021.