Iconic Revelry

The new PIER 5 complex is adding an exciting dimension to Bayside Marketplace, infusing the community with a fresh and lively atmosphere to be enjoyed by all ages.
Words by Anja Maltav | January 31, 2024 | Lifestyle

The latest open-air, waterfront concept from Breakwater Hospitality Group, Pier 5 is a top-tier entertainment destination revitalizing Bayside Marketplace. Among the main lures, it features 3 bars, one of which is the largest bar in Miami, measuring over 200 feet of bar space. An array of food offerings will also be on order, headlined by Black Market Miami, Ben’s Pizza, La Industria Bakery & Café and authentic gelato and ice cream from SKOOPS. Named after South Florida’s most renowned fishing pier, the history of Pier 5 dates back to the early 1900s as it played a vital role as a fish market, tourist attraction and prime location for some of the best sport fishing in the area. It hosted Miami’s most popular sport fishing competitions and served as a breeding ground for incredible innovation and development in angliing, including the invention of kite fishing. The venue’s design is a nod to the city’s fishing culture with an elevated, contemporary tropical influence and art deco influences;