The Wharf’s Sister Location At Bayside Will Be Named Pier 5, Open 7 Days A Week

New details of The Wharf’s planned sister property location at Bayside Marketplace have been revealed, according to Miami New Times.

The Wharf Miami is planned to remain open on the Miami River, the paper reported.

The name of the new venue at Bayside will be Pier 5, in honor of the fishing pier which once stood on the site before Bayside was built.

The Wharf’s owners plan to renovate their new location at Bayside to build an open-air entertainment venue. There will be deck games, shaded lounge areas, bars, and entertainment space similar to the location on the Miami River.

The theme will be inspired by the seafood market and sportfishing destination on the site in the 1940s and 50s. It will also be infused with a modern aesthetic and programming “to inspire and celebrate the area’s future.”

Pier 5 is planned to be open 7 days a week.

 

The new location of Pier 5 at Bayside:

(photos: Ryan RC Rea)

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

What a great idea.. and boo the nay-sayers who are “too good” to go to bayside.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not just Bayside.. they’re too good to go to South Beach, Coco walk, Brickell, etc, etc, etc…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Where do they go?

Going to Wynwood before Wynwood Walls
1 month ago

Las Olas

Anonymous
1 month ago

Las Olas is at best ok.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Ross Dress for Less

T G
1 month ago

they go to wynwood and lament about the “good ol’ days”

Anonymous
1 month ago

Nope.. the women who hangout in Wynwood are too trashy looking for them to go there.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Doral Ale House or Town and Country.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Amazon.com and Uber Eats.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Uber Eats?
Worst service plus they hike entree prices

Anonymous
1 month ago

South Beach is good only to drive up, valet, eat and get the hell out. That way you are not forced to come in contact with the riff-raff. There is nothing to do at Cocowalk. However, you could go to Ariete, Strada, Farinelli 1937, Jaguar, Bombay Darbar, Tigertail + Mary, none of which are in Cocowalk. Brickell is great, same concept as South Beach, drive in, valet, eat, drink, get out. However, Bayside still sucks.

Anonymous
1 month ago

What?
Personally, I enjoy early drinks at Monty’s…walking through the South Beach Marina and along the waterfront of Gov`t Cut with Fisher Island views, then more drinks at Smith & Wollensky”s , then dinner at Joe’s or Milo’s.

That’s just me, and I don’t see riff raff at all…

NYC Loves Miami
1 month ago

Yeah, when people hear about South Beach, all they think about is ocean drive.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Excellent idea.
I’ll say it again, this will succeed.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I think it’s great that they are trying to bring more activity to Bayside.

Anonymous
1 month ago

too bad, with the Skyrise, it would have been a natural magnet of activity from all over.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Look, that Skyrise shit is dead so let it rest.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Thank goodness

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s not dead it’s put on hold for a better developer

Anonymous
1 month ago

There you go!.. now you have the chance to take your time and money to start it back up again.

Anonymous
1 month ago

We all agree that Bayside needs a serious makeover, and this might help it and kick start some more changes. Go for it!

Anonymous
1 month ago

As long the owners BTFO from Arqueeftectonica, Kobi Krap, and Shittec.

Azarius
1 month ago

Again this is going to be a great move, and bring new life to bayside. As more people move downtown more people will go to this venue.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yep.. and wait till Brightline connects Miami and Orlando.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Should infuse some new blood in Bayside, wonder how long the original will stay open? The old fish building next door is being demolished as we speak…

Anonymous
1 month ago

This might actually work out. I hope so

Anonymous
1 month ago

Exciting. Can’t wait for this. Now only if they do something with the abandoned skyrise plot.

Realtalk Reilly
1 month ago

Great idea, I love the idea of doing an homage to 1940’s/50’s Miami, but I will wait to see how well they execute it. I’m pessimistic about them truly incorporating unique and distinctive elements into the design. Probably just a typical Miami open-air hangout spot, i.e. put up a bar and roll out some astrotuf.

I’d expect they would at least incorporate the original, light-up “Pier 5” sign that was preserved when they demolished the fishing pier and was later put on display at Bayside. I remember seeing it but am not sure if it is still there. Like everyone else who lives here I have not been to Bayside in many years.

Anonymous
1 month ago

RIP (soon to be) the OG Wharf

Anonymous
1 month ago

“Pier 5 is planned to be open 7 days a week”
I have no idea the week have more than 7 days !🙃

Anonymous
1 month ago

I hope they play lots of mexican music and they have live shows from bands like banda el recodo,”’ banda machos” los huracanes del norte, montes de durango, i love that ” pasito duranguense beat” i hope they have some ”quebradita” dance contests. that with a few tequila shots and some garnachas and the wharf would be the best place in town

Anonymous
1 month ago

Wrong town. Try California.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Just walk down the streets and you’ll hear that shit playing.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lol…true.

NYC Loves Miami
1 month ago

Need more diverse entertainment in this area. Lots of tourist in this area and lots more people migrating to Miami.

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s not even a pier

Anonymous
1 month ago

It was. Read the article

Anonymous
1 month ago

They don’t read…just comment. Then return over and over again to see who responds and how many thumbs up they get.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Terrible singing, same beat with horns, iiieee yahhh yah yahhh!!!… take that crap back to south of border.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Doesn’t have the same vibe as the current wharf, it just be for grabbing a drink and then walking around.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Give them a chance. Let the creators create. It’s easy to burn an idea down, it takes time to build.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Wish I could give 100 up votes…
It’s so much easier to destroy something than it is to build something,.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Get rid of the Bayside and put a world class destination resort casino there.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah, a 100-story tower with a Vegas style vipe, mega casinos, night clubs, etc.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Legal online sports gambling plus Indian casino gambling coast to coast has saturated the gambling market. Even pre-pandemic Las Vegas’ growth rate had slowed way down.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Thats what the Herald site is for