The wait is over – the St Pete Pier is officially open and welcoming guests. This new attraction offers stunning views, delicious food, shopping, swimming, and so much more. It’s more than just a pier, it’s an exPIERience.
Keep reading for everything you need to know to plan your visit to the new attraction in Tampa Bay!
About the pier
St. Pete has officially welcomed the ultimate place to stroll, bike, dine, drink, shop, swim, and more. These 26 beautiful acres bring Tampa Bay and downtown St. Petersburg together. From art installations and markets to a beach and an epic playground, there are many incredible things to see and do.
Enjoy some Mojito’s and Yucatan Shrimp while listening to live music. This casual sports bar has a stunning view of downtown St. Pete and Tampa Bay!
Cocktails and a delicious meal on the St. Pete marina sounds like the perfect day! At this restaurant, you can come for lunch, brunch, or dinner. Whether you’re craving breakfast tacos, a lobster roll, or a new york strip, this spot has it all.
Monday – Thursday 11AM-10PM (Lunch until 4)
Friday 11AM-11PM (Lunch until 4)
Saturday 9AM-11PM (Brunch until 4)
Sunday 9AM-10PM (Brunch until 4)
This spot is a bar and cafe that offers lighter fare and pizza. It’s a grab-and-go outdoor cafe that overlooks the splash pad and is feet away from the beach.
Sunday – Thursday 10AM-9PM
Friday – Saturday 10AM-11PM
If you’re looking for something a little more casual, check out this walk up spot. It’s at ground level, connected to the tilted lawn, and offers ice cream and snacks.
Sunday – Thursday 7AM-9PM
Friday – Saturday 7AM-10PM
This is a fine dining restaurant at the end of the pier featuring breathtaking views. It’s nautical themed and has a menu with several shared plates and entrees. Some of the dishes include teak-spiced fish spread with plantain chips, a pan roasted grouper, mahi tacos, and so much more.
Sunday – Thursday 11AM-10PM
Friday – Saturday 11AM-11PM
This is one of our favorites! It’s a Polynesian inspired rooftop tiki bar and restaurant with a beautiful view that overlooks Tampa Bay and Downtown St. Pete. They have fire pits, tiki torches, and totems to add to the theme. Their menu has tiki classics like mai tais and rum runners. They also serve snacks to go with your drinks like popcorn coconut shrimp and mahi ceviche.
Sunday – Thursday 10AM-12AM
Friday – Saturday 10AM-2AM
This pier really has everything. If you love buying unique items, check out the marketplace. It features independent vendors selling their one of a kind products under a solar roof structure. It’s the best way to support local artisans.
Friday – Sunday 10AM-6PM
More things to do
Admire the Art
Kid Friendly things to do
The St Pete Pier is family friendly! There’s tons of things for kids to do.
Splash Pad – This is designed to keep the kids cool and entertained with big and small water jets. It’s perfect for a hot day.
Playground – This big, colorful playground has swings, slides, obstacle courses, and more. Can adults play there too? We’re asking for a friend.
Enjoy the Beach
Where to park
Pelican Parking Lot located south of the Pavilion & Pier Plaza
Dolphin Parking Lot located north of the marketplace
Rates – First 4 hours=$2/hour, 5th hour=$3/hour, 6th hour=$4/hour (6 hour maximum parking per day)
Metered street parking:
Available outside the pier complex
Rates – First 3 hours=$2/hours, 4th hour=$4/hour (4 hour maximum parking per day)
There are several downtown parking garages and lots within walking distance.
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