Make Waves This Summer.

Portside is a unique, al fresco lounge located on Brookfield Place’s Waterfront Plaza. Discover this new, urban oasis inspired by coastal charm and nautical traditions. Experience happy hour, bites, epic sunsets, and weekly programming opportunities for the ultimate summer “getaway.”

What's On Deck

Check out these featured events to get a taste of what's to come this summer at Portside.

Portside Community Library

Throughout the Month of September

Calling all book lovers to Portside at Brookfield Place! Wondering what to do with all those beach reads that are sitting in your apartment? Want to pick up some new books for free? Why not leave a book and take a book! This September, Portside is popping up a free community lending library. Throughout the month, guests will be invited to take a book and leave a book at Portside. This community book swap will encourage guests to read the community's favorite books for every genre, age, and interest. Our free community library opens in September and runs throughout the month!

Wine at Brookfield Place

BFPL Vineyards

Wednesdays on July 27th and August 17th

Toes in the sand, wine in your hand! Get a chance to explore a curated flight of wines from stand out vineyards led by a sommelier Portside at BFPL!

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Sailing and View of NYC
July 6th

Coastal Crafts

It’s time to take those sandy treasures you’ve found and turn them into art with our Coastal Crafts Workshop. Enjoy a tasty beverage as you learn how to turn sea glass into your very own work of art.

Shell Art
July 9th & August 27

Seashell Crafts

To find a seashell is to discover a world of imagination! Children of all ages will enjoy creating something new out of the familiar seashell with Art Fun Studio. All supplies included with your ticket. RSVP required to participate.

Monogramming in NYC
July 12th

Maritime Monogramming

Summer is here, and that means it’s time to hit the beach in style! Get ready for beach season with live towel and canvas bag monogramming at Portside. This will surely put some prep in your step!

Canvas bags and towels will be available while supplies last.

Boat and Knots
July 16th & August 6th


Ahoy Matey! Join us Portside as we learn one of the most essential lessons for life at sea - Knot Tying! Children of all ages will be taught about all different kinds of knots, how to tie them and what they are best for.

Toddlers Dancing
September 17th

Toddler Yacht Rock

Join us for a Saturday morning dance party with Yacht Rock favorites. Kids can jam out at this daytime dance party complete with Captain’s hats and blow up guitars.

Portside offers guests of all ages something fun to do every day of the week! Catch wind of NYCs coolest spot and discover everything that Portside has on deck this summer.

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Plan Your Voyage

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Portside is open for seating from 9am to 9pm daily from June 29th through September 30th.

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We will be offering a wide range of events and live entertainment throughout the summer. Check out what's on deck.

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Open to the Public

Access to Portside is free and open to the public, with a 250-person capacity.

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Bites + Bevs

Light bites and bevs are available for grab-and-go at The Shack by Tartinery. For parties of 12 or more, please email our Concierge Desk.*

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Valet & Self-Park available at 250 Vesey Street or 200 Liberty Street via

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Concierge Desk

For any inquiry please call our Concierge Desk at 212.978.1673 or find additional contacts here.

*When you book your reservation, receive a free Portside sunscreen for the whole party - we've got you covered!

Swag of the Week

Starting at 5PM each day, the first 100 guests to drink or dine at Portside will receive a free Portside Matchbox.