Frequently Asked Questions
Why will there be no fireworks this year and where do we stand with those?
What is the theme of the reverse parade this year?
What is a reverse parade?
What will be happening with booths typically set up on the Village Green on the Fourth?
How is the Fourth of July funded?
The Fourth of July celebration is funded one-third by the town of Amherst, and two-thirds by the fundraising efforts of the many volunteers who help organize and execute the festivities. The town budget is $8,000 while the committee raises approximately $16,000. We typically spend a total of approximately $24,000 each year for the 3rd and 4th of July celebration.