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Bayfront Park
View of western side of Bayfront Park
Type Municipal
Location Downtown, Miami, Florida, United States
Size 32 acres (.13 km²)
Opened 1925
Operated by Bayfront Park Management Trust
Status Open all year
The large fountain on Biscayne Bay is a landmark in the park.

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. Starting in 1980, it underwent a major redesign by Japanese-American modernist artist and landscape architect, Isamu Noguchi. Today, Bayfront Park is maintained by the Bayfront Park Management Trust, a limited agency of the City of 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, 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 30 acres (120,000 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

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Coordinates: 25°46′32″N 80°11′10″W / 25.775479°N 80.186162°W / 25.775479; -80.186162


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