Open year-round

Cherry Street Pier is a year-round, mixed-use public space on the central Delaware River waterfront. Built into the shell of a century-old municipal pier, it is a reflection of Philadelphia today—creative, diverse, historic, adaptable, and inspired.

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Delaware River Trail Construction

Pardon our appearance! Construction for the exciting Delaware River Trail is underway along Columbus Boulevard. The project is making headway and will result in a stunning multi-use trail that will increase accessibility to the Waterfront. A special opening celebration is slated for spring 2022.

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Winter Guide
Plan Your Visit to Cherry Street Pier with Our Ultimate Guide to Winter on the Waterfront

Pack light and plan big for your trip to the Philadelphia Waterfront by reviewing our Winter 2021-2022 Guide to help plan your next visit.

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A MIXED-USE PUBLIC SPACE

The Space

Cherry Street Pier was designed for the Philadelphia community, by the Philadelphia community. Here, you’ll watch artists at work, shop ever-changing markets, and find one-of-a-kind programming, exhibitions, and spaces for reflection along the river.

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TRANSFORMING MUNICIPAL PIER 9

Our Story

Cherry Street Pier is a 65,000 square foot warehouse and former shipping pier which was a vibrant part of Philadelphia’s shipping industry. Originally built in 1919 as Shipping Pier 9, it has been carefully repurposed to preserve and celebrate its historic value including the original railroad tracks, steel trussed roof, and masonry headhouses.

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