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Pier 3 Plaza
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Enjoy sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline and the New York Harbor at this unique multipurpose hardscape area great for events, programming, and spontaneous fun like scooters and roller skating.


  • Are there public restrooms?

  • Are there water fountains?

      Yes. There are water fountains throughout Brooklyn Bridge Park and each has a water bottle filling feature.

      Water fountains are turned off for the winter season when outside temperatures reach freezing.

  • Do I need a permit to take photos?

      Permits are required for commercial photo shoots, or for groups larger than 20 people. Learn more about the permitting process on the permits page.

  • Can I host an event or activity?

      To host an event or an activity in Brooklyn Bridge Park you must have an approved permit from Brooklyn Bridge Park. This process insures that any given area of the Park is not over crowded and that organizations are properly supported and insured. If you would like to host an event or activity in the Park, please review the conditions for a special events permit.

      Commercial activity in the Park is prohibited unless specifically authorized in a permit, and authorization is rare. Absent specific authorization, a permit does not allow an event holder to charge a fee or require a donation to participate in or attend the event.

  • Are there free events?

      Yes, the majority of events in the Park are free. Please check the events calendar for more information on individual events.

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