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Exciting drone show at Pompano Beach Pier is free

Pompano Beach is presenting free dazzling drone shows over the ocean.

The shows in 2023 are 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. November 11, with entertainment at 5:30 p.m. that includes  a DJ and The Vam Band, a Funk Tribute Dance Band performing pop/top 40, soul and R&B. 

The drone shows feature about 300 lighted drones forming patterns and pictures in the sky off the Fisher Family Pier at 222 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach. The two shows are identical and will last 12 to 15 minutes.

An idea of what it's like is featured in  the photo and video below. According to the organizers, the drone show can be seen up to five miles away is the weather is good.

Photo/Firefly Drone Shows

The drone show is presented by Firefly Drone Shows.

Here is the schedule:

  • 5:30 p.m. Entertainment begins
  • 7 p.m. Drone show #1 begins, followed by entertainment
  • 9 p.m. Drone show #2 begins, followed by entertainment

Pompano Beach representatives recommend spectators watch south of the pier along the oceanfront. Information about parking in Pompano Beach is on the website.

Where to park to see the Pompano Beach done show

City of Pompano Beach

Parking Garage

3460 NE 3rd St, Pompano Beach 33062. Parking will be $20 at the garage and nearby lots, cash only. Street parking will be $4 per hour.

Free Shuttles

  • Citi Centre, 1955 North Federal Highway 33062
  • Community Park, off Federal Highway, 1660 NE 10th Street, 33062

Street Parking

Pompano Beach makes it a breeze to park with PayByPhone or Passport Parking. These apps let you pay for all beach and surface parking from any smart phone, mobile device, or the website. To register, just have your credit or debit card handy. PayByPhone link here.

Information about the drone show and other events is on Pompano Beach Facebook.

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