First Friday at Cherry Street Pier (November)

November 1
Location: Cherry Street Pier
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm

Hello, November! We’re back with another jam-packed #FirstFriday at the Pier.

Enjoy multimedia and interactive installations by local artist Noel Wilmore, the first public meeting for the new Graffiti Pier, and this will be one of your last chances to experience Ghost Ship next door at Race Street Pier before it closes November 3, and tons more!

Commemorate the start of a new month with a signature drink from the bar and great food from Birdies Biscuits , Cooperage , Hardena, and Little Baby’s Ice Cream , and of course, stunning views!


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.

Studio 14: Tiny for Elephants
Join Tiny Room for Elephants in Studio 14 from 6 – 9 pm for the opening reception of GRAF’STRACT.  Artist SagaMoor will showcase various forms of graffiti from handstyle to straight letters and everything in between. These street styles will be intertwined with his other works to highlight the influences that exist in his abstract paintings.

Cherry Street Pier Artist and Artisans First Friday Night Market
Enjoy more than a dozen artists and artisans selling everything from jewelry, fine art, and clothing to ceramics, and more from 5 pm to 9 pm.

Graffiti Pier Public Meeting
Join us for an engaging conversation about the future of Pier 18, also known as Graffiti Pier, with the project team and artists from 6 pm to 8 pm

Ghost Ship
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. Behold this magnificent illusion from 6 pm to 10 pm through  November 3.

Seeing Old City ‘83 On: Photographic Projects by James B. Abbott and James Wasserman
Peek inside Studio 5 and enjoy Seeing Old City ‘83 On: Photographic Projects by James B. Abbott and James Wasserman before it closes November 3 .

Noel Wilmore Opening Reception
Provident Spaces is a showcase of Wilmore’s work spanning more than a decade, with many of the pieces created in the last two years making their debut at the Pier this November. The collection demonstrates Wilmore’s artistic approach, which utilizes unconventional materials to inform the work’s content.


Free and open to the public.
Dogs on leashes are welcome.
Wheelchair accessible.
Cherry Street Pier is a smoke and vapor-free zone.