The Mizner Park Amphitheater, a state-of- the-art outdoor amphitheater, colonnade and concert green which accommodates 4,200 people, opened in November 2002. In October of 2010, the City of Boca Raton took over the operations and ownership of the amphitheater. The facility serves as a social, cultural and educational center for South County residents and draws audiences from throughout South Florida. Since its inaugural year, the amphitheater has entertained more than one million people. Programming at the amphitheater includes a variety of community events, city events, and commercial concerts.