About Fort Pierce

Often called the "Sunrise City," Fort Pierce is part of the Treasure Coast, a stretch of land from St. Lucie Inlet to Sebastian Inlet along Florida's Atlantic coast. Natural and artificial reefs make for good fishing and diving. The Indian River Lagoon Estuary provides a haven for more than 4,000 plant and animal species. Visit the revitalized waterfront downtown area, which has retained its old Florida charm. It offers contemporary shopping, dining, great fishing and a range of entertainment and activities such as the NAVY SEAL Museum, Farmers' Market, Bike Night, Friday Fest, Jazz Society and the city-owned and -operated 1,200-seat Sunrise Theatre for the Performing Arts.

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NAVY SEAL Museum

In 1981, the idea for a Museum dedicated to the men who trained on the beaches of Fort Pierce was born. Retired SEAL Capt. Norman Olson was brought aboard to turn the dream into a reality. With typical SEAL fortitude and ingenuity, he was able to get the Museum off the ground in a few months on a shoestring budget.

Our Museum opened on the site of a defunct Museum for pirate treasure on Veteran’s Day, 1985. From those humble beginnings, the Museum has experienced tremendous growth to become a museum of national stature, drawing tens of thousands of visitors every year. From a collection of artifacts from attics and old trunks, the Museum now displays vehicles, vessels, equipment and weaponry from the earliest days of Naval Special Warfare to today’s multifaceted global operators and headline conflicts.

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Fort Pierce Farmers Market

The Downtown Farmers’ Market of Fort Pierce, Inc. provides a venue for the sale of produce or products to residents of, and visitors to, St. Lucie County and surrounding counties.

The Market has a mixture of produce, seafood, sauces, plants, food, beverage and product vendors that maintains the unique character of a Farmers’ Market. Most food is grown locally.

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Sunrise Theatre

The pristine, beautifully restored, intimate 1,200-seat Sunrise Theatre, located in Historic downtown Fort Pierce, presents national touring Broadway shows, musical and comedy acts, ballet and opera companies with full orchestras, country stars and classic rock icons.

Also located within the theatre complex is the 220-seat Black Box Theatre, a state-of-the-art venue offering a variety of national, regional and local programming.The Black Box is home to the Ft Pierce Jazz and Blues Society's Jazz Jams every Tuesday night and the home of "The Comedy Corner" (from the owners of the Improv) bringing top-touring comedians every 2nd & 4th Saturday night of each month. The Sunrise Theatre truly is the crowning gem in the cultural crown of the Treasure Coast.

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Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society

In September 1996 Darryl Bey and Larry Lee together with a group of Jazz and Blues enthusiasts founded the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. Fifteen years later, the Society is still Jazzin’ It Up .. thanks to the generosity and support of its membership and corporate sponsors. The entire community on the Treasure Coast has embraced the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. Jazz Jams have infused the area with talented local young and seasoned musicians and many well known guests from all over the country sitting in.

We play weekly - Come and check us out… a great musical experience awaits you.

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Fort Pierce Friday Fest

The first Friday of every month come on down and hangout and have fun with all your friends and family in the beautiful historic downtown Fort Pierce Florida. Fireworks, live music and great food!

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Fort Pierce Bike Night

Bike Night is every Thursday evening from 6-9pm weather permitting!

Beer Specials every Thursday at the Beer Tub

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