November First Friday at Cherry Street Pier

Friday
November 5
2021
Location: Cherry Street Pier
Time: 4 pm to 9 pm

Hello, November! The holidays are upon us and there is no better way to celebrate the magic of the season than with new exhibitions, markets, and great food at Cherry Street Pier.

Review the full lineup!

Voices and Visionaries
Voices and Visionaries, a new Philadelphia Sculptors exhibition at Philadelphia’s Cherry Street Pier, highlights the talents of a diverse group of exceptional artists having ties to Philadelphia. See it through January 28, 2022.

Arthur Jafa’s “Big Wheel IV”
Don’t miss Arthur Jafa’s Big Wheel IV debuting at Cherry Street Pier through January 31, 2022. This powerful exhibition, which honors African American histories,  is part of the Monumental Tour, a traveling public art exhibit, empowering social change through the arts.

Portside Family Art Night
6:30 pm to 8 pm
Enjoy a fun and creative night out with the entire family at our monthly Family Art Night! During this 1.5 hours long workshop on Friday nights, parents and kids will collaborate on art projects and work together to create something everyone can be proud of. Register today!

The Parley’s Birdsong
Next door at Race Street Pier. Rain location, Cherry Street Pier
5:30 pm

The Parlay is a seasonal series of music performances in public spaces during happy hour, co-curated by Curator of Spoken Word Yolanda Wisher and vocalist/musician/arranger V. Shayne Frederick. “Birdsong,” the first event in the series, will take place at Race Street Pier featuring Frederick (vocals/piano), Mollie Ducoste (violin), Talie (guitar/vocals), and Mervin Toussaint (sax/flute). Their performances will respond to Tracey Emin’s sculpture A Moment Without You on the pier. Register for free today!

Artist and Artisans Market
Shop beautiful, handmade treasures from local creators. Every First Friday and Third Sunday of the Month

Open Studios
See the Pier’s resident artists at work in their studios and purchase an original piece of artwork, too.

Concessions
Find delectable seasonal fare and local brews at The Garden Restaurant. Stroll the Pier and enjoy this tasty selection of draft beers, wines, and cocktails. Plus, enjoy Philly favorites French Toast Bites.

Learn about our safety enhancements before your next visit.

Review our parking and directions information before your next visit.

Delaware River Trail Construction: Construction for the exciting Delaware River Trail is happening along Columbus Boulevard. The project is making headway and will result in a stunning multi-use trail that will increase accessibility to the Waterfront. The trail is scheduled for completion in Fall 2021.