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Where is the St. Pete Pier™ located?
600 2nd Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

What are the operating hours at the St. Pete Pier™?
Opens 30 minutes before sunrise and closes at 11:00 PM

Pier Restaurant Hours: See a list of restaurants here.
Marketplace Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM

Is there an admission fee?
There is no charge to enter the Pier District. Most events are free to the public; however, there will be ticketed special events planned throughout the year. Events are subject to a ticketing fee.

What types of restaurants are located at the St. Pete Pier™?
At the Pier Point, visitors will find three dining concepts: Teak, a modern waterfront restaurant, featuring a Florida-themed menu; Pier Teaki, a rooftop bar with a tropical atmosphere and trendy cocktails; and the Driftwood Café, a ground-level casual dining spot with healthy menu options. Additional dining on the south side of the Pier Approach will include Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille, a Florida-themed restaurant that takes its name from the novels of New York Times best-selling author Randy Wayne White.

Located near the Pier entrance, Fresco’s features a spacious wrap-around deck with views of the open water, boat-filled marinas and the Pier District. The restaurant serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, specializing in fresh seafood, steaks, burgers and pastas. With a full bar, Fresco’s is the perfect place to enjoy happy hour with friends while the sun sets over downtown St. Pete. Rounding out dining options is the Pavilion Café, a quick-serve, take-out concession near Spa Beach Park.

Are bicycles allowed at the St. Pete Pier™?
The St. Pete Pier™ is bicycle-friendly. The Coast Bike Share program will have docking stations within the Pier District. Bike racks are available for personal bicycles.

Is fishing permitted at the St. Pete Pier™?
Fishing is permitted on the Fishing Deck located to the east of the Pier Point building. A bait shop for angler’s needs is also available at the location.

Are pets allowed at the St. Pete Pier™?
The St. Pete Pier™ is dog-friendly. All dogs in the park must be on a leash under the control of the owner or agent, such leash shall not exceed the length of six feet. For more information, ADA link.

Will I be able to dock my boat at the new Pier?
There will be approximately 25 boat slips with metered docking located on the south side of the Pelican Parking Lot. Construction on these visitor courtesy docks is underway.

Is there transportation throughout the Pier District?
There are four (4) tram stops located throughout the Pier District. Click here to view a map of Tram Stop locations.

Can I rent a wheelchair?
There are no wheelchair rentals at this time.

Does the St. Pete Pier™ provide stroller rentals?
There are no stroller rentals at this time.

Is alcohol allowed within the Pier District?
Yes, alcohol is permitted if it is in a Pier approved cup, which will be provided by the restaurants on the Pier District. No alcohol is allowed to be brought onto the Pier for personal consumption. For more information, click here.

Where can I park?
There are two (2) metered parking lots as well as on-street metered parking located on the Pier. Outside the Pier complex, metered street parking is available, as are several downtown parking garages and lots within walking distance of The Pier. Fees at these facilities vary. For more information, visit the City of St. Petersburg’s parking page.

What is the cost to park at the St. Pete Pier™?
The pay stations will be programmed with the approved daily rates and special event rates. The anticipated rates are projected to be $10 for all day, with an incremental charge per hour of $2. Prices are subject to change during special events. Payment Type: Cash/Credit card & Parkmobile app.

Can I park overnight at the St. Pete Pier™?
Overnight parking is not permitted in the Pier District

How do I become a vendor at the St. Pete Pier™?
Contact Pier Operations. For more information, click here.

Is the St. Pete Pier™ hiring? Where can I find job postings?
Contact Pier Operations. For more information, click here.

Where is the boarding for the Cross-Bay Ferry and where can I buy tickets?
Visit thecrossbayferry.com for more information on tickets and schedules.