Bayfront Park


Bayfront Park

Infobox park
park=Bayfront Park



image_size=350
caption=View of western side of Bayfront Park
type=Municipal
location=Downtown Miami
coordinates=
size=32 acres (.13 km²)
opened=1925
operator=Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department
annual visitors=
status=Open all year
Bayfront Park is a major public, urban park (32 acres or .13 km²) in Downtown Miami, Florida. The park began construction in 1924 under the design plans of Warren Henry Manning and officially opened in mid-1925. Today, Bayfront Park is maintained by Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department, a public organization that manages all the parks within Miami. Bayfront Park is bordered on the north by Bayside Marketplace and the American Airlines Arena, on the south by Chopin Plaza, on the west by Biscayne Boulevard and on the east by Biscayne Bay. Bayfront Park is host to many large events such as the New Year's ball drop, Christmas celebrations, concerts, Miami SkyLift balloon, the Bayfront Park Amphitheater, the Tina Hills Pavilion, as well as boat tours around Biscayne Bay.

Seven blocks north, is Bayfront Park's partner park, the convert|30|acre|m2 Bicentennial Park.

*Bayfront Park Amphitheater: seating capacity of 10,000 people; 2,672 fixed benches and 7,328 in the lawn
*Tina Hills Pavilion: open air pavilion with a seating capacity of 1,000 people; 200 fixed seats and 800 in the lawn

ee also

*Downtown Miami
*Brickell
*Bicentennial Park

References

External links

* [http://www.bayfrontparkmiami.com/ Bayfront Park- Official website]


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