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Top Pier spaces in New York, NY

Chelsea Bar Venue for Shoots, Events, Meetings
  • $375/hr
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  • $695/hr
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Police Precinct, Industrial, Period Pieces in BK
  • $550/hr
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Unique Waterfront Event Venue in Long Island City
  • $750/hr
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Historic Industrial Warehouse Governors Island NYC
  • $500/hr
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Shapira's 186 Unique Restaurant
  • $550/hr
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What people are saying about Pier on Giggster

Matthew C.
$ 3000
12 hours
10 people
2 years ago
This space is amazing and I highly recommend it. Michael was extremely accommodating and helped us navigate the various rooms/spaces to film in. I will 100% be coming back.
Jake T.
$ 3500
12 hours
10 people
2 years ago
Very responsive and helpful. The set itself was perfect and exactly as pictured.
Brittany V.
$ 3000
10 hours
15 people
3 years ago
Michael is very responsive and helpful. The location is as featured and was just what we were looking for.

Frequently Asked Questions about Pier venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in New York?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in New York on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in New York?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in New York at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Pier spaces are available in New York?
Right now, there are 5 Pier spaces available in New York.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for New York bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for New York guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for New York locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near New York?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in New York. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my New York booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in New York?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in New York is $567 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in New York?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Pier spaces in New York, NY?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $375 to $750.
Which Pier spaces are most popular in New York, NY in 2024?
How do I book a New York location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a New York reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About New York

New York City is an iconic and significant American city known for its vibrant culture and pulsing energy. New York is a prime example of how a flourishing urban center can thrive and grow in modern times. The city has exciting attractions, from museums and galleries to restaurants and clubs. Of course, no trip to New York would be complete without exploring one of its famous piers.

The piers along the waterfronts of New York offer some spectacular views of the cityscape. The spaces at each pier offer a wealth of activities to participate in — from fishing to strolling along the docks with friends or family. Some also have cafes providing tasty food and drinks, allowing visitors to relax while admiring their stunning views. Many of these locations are also great for photoshoots or filming videos since the natural landscape is so easy to capture by camera. Pier spaces in New York City are trendy during summer months when visitors flock from around the world to enjoy the sunshine or participate in outdoor activities like kayaking or paddleboarding around NYC’s waterways.

Pier Options in New York

  • Catering
    From classic American dishes to exotic international fare, catering companies in New York City offer something for everyone at their pier events. With a seemingly endless selection of delicious food options, your gathering is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

  • Music
    Music is an absolute necessity to make any gathering special, and luckily New York offers many music vendors who offer live entertainment or DJ services to enhance your pier event.

  • Furniture Rental
    If you're hosting a pier event, why not add an extra touch of style and comfort with furniture rental? Plenty of New York furniture companies have amazing offerings — from tables to chairs, and sofas to beds. The right pieces can make all the difference to your guests' experience.

Pier Vendors in New York

  • Flash Me NY Photography
    Camille Garzon is a Brazilian photographer living and working in New York for many years. She has always had a passion for photography, and her work shows her artistic talent and eye for detail. Even in her free time, she enjoys capturing photos of the natural hustle and bustle of New York City and she is always improving her skill. She aims to make her clients feel as comfortable as possible during their photoshoots, and she does quality work at capturing natural expressions and people’s energies.

  • All Borough Party Rentals
    When it comes to creating a memorable event, All Borough Party Rentals offers the best quality supplies at an affordable price. They provide tables, chairs, tents, and glassware for whatever your space needs. They can provide all of the props and setups for you to have a beautiful space to take photos in or to film shots of. They offer supplies that can blend in with the natural surroundings, making it look like it belongs in that space.

  • Savory Hospitality
    Since 2011, Savory Hospitality has been catering to functions all over New York City. They put a lot of time into the quality of both the menus and the food ingredients of their options. They have various food options, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. They are a great option to cater your photo shoot at a pier venue since they can put together a casual menu and serve it buffet style along a table at your event. Savory Hospitality’s goal is to make event catering easier and simpler.

Pros and Cons of Pier Spaces in New York

Piers in New York City have been an integral part of the cityscape for centuries, and continue to be a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. Although pier spaces in New York come with certain advantages and disadvantages, there is no doubt that they are an important part of the city’s character.


  • Pier spaces in New York offer visitors stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and iconic landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, making them excellent spots for taking photos.

  • In addition to offering a unique perspective on some of the most well-known sights in the city, piers also provide access to activities such as fishing, kayaking, sailing, and more. You and your guests can capture moments on land, or in water.

  • New York’s pier spaces are also incredibly versatile when it comes to hosting events, they offer beautiful settings with unbeatable views. It’s not hard to get a good photo of everyone when the landscape is as picturesque as a New York City pier.


  • The popularity of pier spaces can unfortunately mean large crowds which can make it difficult to enjoy their beauty or participate in activities without being overwhelmed by other visitors.

  • Along with this, many pier spaces are not fully wheelchair accessible due to uneven surfaces or lack of elevators, making visiting difficult for those with mobility issues.

  • Due high demand for pier space rentals during peak season, it is often costly for individuals or organizations looking to host events at these venues.

Tips on How to Organize Pier Spaces in New York

Organizing a pier event in New York City can be an exhilarating and rewarding experience. With its vibrant energy, world-renowned attractions, rich cultural history, and stunning views of the harbor, it's no wonder that hosting a pier event in NYC is such a popular choice. To help make your planning process easier and more efficient, here are some tips on how to organize pier events in New York.

  • Before you start, do thorough research into existing pier events in the area and what they offer. This will give you great ideas for your event and help you determine if there is enough demand for another one.

  • With tons of options available along the New York Harbor, it’s important that you select an appropriate venue for your planned event. Consider factors like size, amenities available (such as power or food/beverage services), as well as accessibility for attendees who might have mobility issues.

  • A budget is essential when planning a successful event. Make sure you account for all potential costs like permits, rental fees, catering expenses, etc., and ensure that it aligns with the overall goals of your planned event. It’s important to remember to leave room in your budget for any unexpected costs that may arise during the planning process.

  • Once everything is arranged and ready, it’s time to get people excited about coming. Use social media platforms like Twitter or Facebook to promote your pier event and connect with potential attendees. Create attractive flyers that capture the essence of your event, reach out through local newspapers or radio stations, and collaborate with other organizations.

Famous Locations in New York

  • Little Italy
    Little Italy is a charming area that should be on everyone’s list of places to visit in New York City. This historic Italian immigrant community, which once bustled with activity as the city's Chinatown expanded its boundaries, has shrunk over time as the area grew up. However, it's still worth seeing — especially for an authentic cannoli or espresso drink. Suppose you happen to be in the city during the Feast of San Gennaro, a religious festival honoring the patron saint of Naples that dates back to 1926. In that case, you’ll find yourself in the middle of a vibrant street fair complete with food vendors, music, and games.

  • Fifth Avenue
    Fifth Avenue is one of the world's most renowned roads, and it's clear to see why. This upscale avenue located in Midtown Manhattan hosts some of the most renowned flagship stores and luxury brands. If you get immense satisfaction from admiring stylish window displays or people-watching, this street is made for you. Even without a penny in your pocket, taking a stroll up and down Fifth Avenue amongst luxurious shoppers with remarkable views such as St Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, and The New York Public Library will create an unforgettable experience.

  • New York Botanical Garden
    The New York Botanical Garden is a world-renowned conservatory of plant life, as well as an urban paradise of serenity. Containing over one million plants and over 2,000 varieties from native to exotic species like orchids and roses, the NYBG has something special for everyone. In the center of the garden lies a spectacular Italian Renaissance glasshouse, known as Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Besides this breathtaking area, visitors can spend time in many other unique locations such as Native Plant Garden, Rose Garden, and Orchid Show. The botanical haven is also home to multiple scientific studies that are devoted to protecting plant life all across the world.