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It’s more than just a PIER. It’s an exPIERience.

Welcome to the new St. Pete Pier! This gleaming new attraction on the city’s picturesque waterfront promises limitless fun for everyone, from first-time visitors to long-time residents. Its 26 beautiful acres seamlessly combine the peaceful blue waters of Tampa Bay with the vibrant greenery of downtown St. Petersburg’s parks, creating the ultimate place to stroll, bike, dine, drink, shop, swim, take in a concert and more. So get together with your family and friends and visit. It’s time to soak up some fun under the warm Florida sun!



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Discovery Center and Wet Classroom

This must-experience facility is run by Tampa Bay Watch, a highly respected environmental organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Tampa Bay estuary. In this unique learning outpost, you’ll interact with exhibits in a climate-controlled indoor classroom, as well as an outdoor wet classroom and observation deck.

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Bending Arc

Bending Arc

Internationally renowned artist and Tampa Bay native Janet Echelman has created one of her famous billowing net sculptures to dazzle Pier visitors. “Bending Arc” measures a massive 72 feet at its highest point and 424 feet at its widest – required 180 miles of twine and more than 1.5 million knots. The artist titled the sculpture Bending Arc in reference to MLK’s words: “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”

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Located just past the Pier’s Welcome Plaza, the Marketplace features an array of independent vendors selling unique items in kiosks and 10’x10’ tents. A solar roof structure provides shade as you browse the selections and meet the sellers.

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