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PHILADELPHIA PA--Cherry Street Pier hosts a birthday celebration to mark its first year as a public space, and also pays tribute to the Pier’s 100th anniversary.

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Cherry Street Pier, which opened on October 12, 2018, has hosted over 19 art exhibits, 103 free events, and has seen over 250,000 visitors in its inaugural season.

To commemorate Best of Philly’s Best New Public Space’s birthday, DRWC invites you to a special celebration that will include numerous free activities including family fun face painting, balloon magic, and circus performances.  Scrumptious cake pops will be provided by Olisa’s Kitchen (while supplies last).


The Food Trust Market will be open for visitors to fill their grocery totes with fresh produce, baked goods, and more.

WHEN:  Saturday, October 12th


10:00 AM – 2:00 PM: The Food Trust Market, #CherryStreetMkt.

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Face painting with iFacePaint, Baloon twisting with Myer Design, and juggler/tightrope wire/stilt walker activities with Philadelphia School of Circus Arts.

12:00 PM: Cake and Cake Pops by Olisa’s Kitchen while supplies last.


WHERE: Cherry Street Pier

121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia


About the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation

DRWC is a 501(c)(3) created in January 2009, exclusively for the benefit of the City of Philadelphia and its citizens. The fundamental purpose of DRWC is to design, develop, program and maintain public amenities such as permanent and seasonal parks, trails, and streetscape improvements to transform the waterfront into a vibrant destination for recreational, cultural, and commercial activities for the residents and visitors of Philadelphia as is consistent with the goals of the Master Plan for Central Delaware. Daily programming throughout the year is changing the way Philadelphians see and converse about the waterfront, and is helping to create spaces and communities that connect residents and visitors to the waterfront. For more information on the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, please visit, follow on Twitter @delriverwfront, on Facebook at Delaware River Waterfront.