Deering Estate is a historic site and wedding venue located in Miami, Florida that provides historical elegance and romance on Biscayne Bay. Passing through the historical wooden gates and strolling down the tree-covered path, you enter a world of elegance and tranquility. Enjoy the view of architecturally-significant houses, including the Historic Stone House and picturesque Richmond Cottage. Relax on the beautifully manicured lawn lined with royal palms overlooking the quiet waters of Biscayne Bay. With over 450 acres of stunning scenery, Deering Estate provides a magical escape for your most memorable occasion.
Facilities and Capacity
The property's Mediterranean-style Stone House offers an intimate ceremony space in the historical and elegant ballroom, with black-and-white checkered floors and crystal chandeliers. Host your magnificent wedding reception in this space which can hold up to 1000 guests. The Grand Lawn is perfect for outdoor cocktail receptions and wedding ceremonies with its views of the glistening ocean. While you and your photographer explore the grounds for breathtaking backdrops, guests can stroll through the first and second floors of the Stone House. You may also choose to enjoy dinner and dancing under the stars in the Courtyard. You and your guests can feel the fresh sea breeze in the air as you toast to a lifetime of making memories together.
Deering Estate offers venue rental services for weddings and other special events. This property can host wedding ceremonies and receptions, from intimate to grand, and other wedding-related events. Wedding rehearsals can take place on the premises with up to 30 guests. They offer the flexibility to bring in your own team of caterers, florists, and decorations to create your desired wedding vision.
This estate includes a museum that your guests may choose to explore. It offers signature events and programs throughout the year. Visitors can enjoy daily tours of historic homes, hikes through lush natural areas, and opportunities to examine prehistoric fossils. Deering Estate is managed by the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department.
The Deering Estate was originally a winter home, owned by Charles Deering who was the first chairman of the International Harvest Company. Deering was an avid environmentalist and art collector who took pride in his philanthropic efforts. This 1920s-era property was once a hotel but it's now preserved as part of the National Register of Historic Places.
42 Reviews for Deering Estate
Recommended by 90% of couples
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Kayla K. · Married on 12/12/2020
Deering Estate was perfect. It's such a beautiful venue with amazing character and history. Their events team is awesome - super responsive and sweet and helpful. What a perfect venue, that's all I can say. It was everything I ever wanted and more.Sent on 12/30/2020
Clara A. · Married on 12/29/2018
It was a dream wedding , very spacious easy to work withSent on 02/01/2019
Martha · Married on 09/23/2017
We loved how everything turned out for our wedding. The property is just beautiful and left us with some really great memories. Thank you and all your staff for all the assistance during the planning process and the day of the wedding! Everyone was always so nice, attentive and helpful! It really turned out to be a dream wedding! Anyone looking for a fabulous venue should definitely check out Deering Estate!!Sent on 10/10/2017
-M & O (9/23/2017)
Deering Estate Price Rates
Deering Estate plans on restoring the Courtyard area from May 1st, 2021 through October 8th, 2021. This area will be offline during the restoration, and we will offer a special 25% discount off our Base Historical Grounds Rental Rate ($7,500.00) for weddings during that time. Our newly-restored courtyard will be completely available starting October 10th, 2021!