Many people celebrated the opening of the Pompano Beach Pier Garage. There were events and activities throughout much of the day. During the evening, people enjoyed food trucks and musical performances by Just the Two of Us, a Beatles tribute band and Turnstiles, a Billy Joel tribute band. There was an evening ribbon cutting and fireworks. It was a pleasant evening and everyone was having a good time. People socialized, dance and enjoyed food and drink.

The Pompano Beach City Commission cut a giant ribbon while riding on convertibles into the garage. Commissioners and those involved in building the structure welcomed the public into the garage.The Pompano Beach Pier Parking Garage is the first public parking garage in the City and is being funded by parking revenues generated by people who park there. The Pier Parking Garage is located at NE 2nd Street between A1A and Pompano Beach Boulevard. The garage provides 663 spaces to the beachfront area.