First Friday (October)
Hello October! Autumn has arrived and there are acres of activities to enjoy at Cherry Street Pier.
Come on down to Best of Philly’s™ Public Space for First Friday as we celebrate with show-stopping installations by DesignPhiladelphia, a new photo exhibition from resident artist Jim Abbott, and the grand North American premiere of Ghost Ship , the Waterfront Arts Debut Installation curated by Ryan Strand Greenberg and created by Biangle Studio just next door at Race Street Pier.
Food Hours, 4 -10 pm
Bar Hours, 5pm – 10pm
Say hello to our artists in residence who will be working in their studios throughout the evening.
Take a pedestrian-friendly voyage along the Delaware River to witness the Waterfront Arts Debut Installation Ghost Ship, a 90ft, three-dimensional, light and water installation making it’s North American premiere at Race Street Pier October 4 through November 3, Wednesdays through Sundays from 7 pm to 10 pm.
See experimental design at its best at the renowned DesignPhiladelphia installations on display now through October 13.
Seeing Old City ‘83 On: Photographic Projects by James B. Abbott and James Wasserman
Celebrate the opening of Seeing Old City ‘83 On: Photographic Projects by James B. Abbott and James Wasserman at a special opening reception in Studio 5 from 5 pm to 9 pm. The exhibition will be open throughout the month of October.
Free and open to the public.
Dogs on leashes are welcome. Wheelchair accessible.
Cherry Street Pier is a smoke and vapor-free zone.