This summer served as a sort of coming out party for the newly revitalized South Street Seaport, which has gone from a retail-brand heavy area into a unique fresh spot to do loads of activities for the whole family. From working out to eating and taking in some culture, here’s what to enjoy at the new South Street Seaport.
Pier 17 Events
Throughout this summer, the Seaport District has began to host a number of fun and exciting events for locals and travelers to enjoy. Keep an eye out on its schedule to catch unique fitness classes, rooftop concerts, film screenings and much more.
Fulton Stall Market
The Fulton Stall Market is a marketplace for local foods that brings the products of the area’s farmers right here to Manhattan. Every Sunday, this is the home to an outdoor farmers market on Pier 17 Seaport Square, and there’s an indoor market the rest of the week bringing foods from over 100 farmers and small-batch specialty food producers.
Since mid-July, Seaport Square at Pier 17 has hosted free fitness classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, offering one-of-a-kind access to the city’s best trainers and experts. The classes range from yoga, to boot camp, circuit training, and a variety of other disciplines.
The South Street Seaport is home to some of the best movie-watching experiences in the city. The Pier 17 Cinema Club hosts amazing outdoor screenings during the warm-weather months, and the Seaport is also home to an exceptional, luxurious movie theater named iPic.
The South Street Seaport Museum
To gauge some history and context into how this neighborhood has changed, and where it came from, be sure to take some time and visit the South Street Seaport Museum. This fascinating glimpse into Old World Manhattan is great for history buffs and families alike.
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