As the County’s oldest community that was established in 1901, Fort Pierce is a city that retains it Old Florida fishing village look and feel, along with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Want to wander along the downtown riverfront or grab a bite at a waterfront restaurant where you can revel in the sight of blue-green water and watch the seabirds alight near you? Or sit near a fountain in a park with benches beneath swaying palms and gaze at the boats catching the breeze in sparkling white sails? How about staying at one of the best-loved city marinas in all of Florida with shops and restaurants only steps away? Why don’t you catch a national touring musical or comedy act, a Broadway show, or performing arts such as ballet and operas at the pristine, beautifully restored, intimate 1,200-seat Sunrise Theatre located in the heart of historic downtown Fort Pierce? Or take in the period architecture and look up to see intricate detailing while strolling the streets of revitalized downtown. Love nature and the outdoors? Fort Pierce takes pride in its abundance of land conservation, pristine waterways, eco-assets and world record fishing opportunities. Discover the Indian River Lagoon, the nation’s most biologically diverse estuary with over 4,000 species of plants and animals and the premier recreational and environmental asset of Fort Pierce.
Come for a visit where the City of Fort Pierce will delight you with a combination of rich history, small town charm, local flavor and endless scenic and outdoor discoveries.