Parking Downtown

Amherst Cinema is located at 28 Amity Street in Amherst, Massachusetts, 01002.

Here are a few tips for finding long-term parking:

  • Metered Parking in Downtown Amherst: The town of Amherst has produced a comprehensive map of where and how long you can park downtown. Click here to see the map Downtown Amherst Parking Map.
  • Parking Lot behind CVS & Jones Library: Behind the Jones Library & CVS there is an easily accessible long term lot (8 hours!).  It's an easy walk through the garden behind the Jones Library, across the street at the Jones library crosswalk. 
  • Bank of America Lot: The lot on the western edge of the theater (off S. Prospect St.) is owned by Bank of America and only open to the public during non-banking hours. Cinema patrons may park there after 5pm Monday through Friday, after 2pm on Saturday, and all day Sunday.
  • PeoplesBank Lot: The lot behind PeoplesBank is also available to theater patrons during non-banking hours.  Theater patrons may park there after 4pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, after 5pm on Thursday, after 12pm on Saturday, and all day Sunday.

Other information for making your trip to Amherst Cinema easier:

  • Advance ticketing is ALWAYS recommended!
  • Buy tickets ahead of time: Don't get shut out of a sold out screening!  You can buy tickets any time online or at the box office whenever we're open (we open the lobby 20 minutes before our first showtime of the day and close at 10pm).
  • Arrive Early:  Arriving a few extra minutes early can make a big difference.  We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before the start of your movie, seats fill up fast!
  • We do not sell tickets over the phone or reserve seats.  Please plan accordingly!
  • Our peak times are Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon and early evening.