Skip to main content
Weddings

Deering Estate

Miami, FL View map Visit website
Rating 4.5 out of 5
43 reviews
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

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.

Services Offered

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.

Other Services

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.

History

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$9,100

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$7,100

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Parking

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Garden
Historic Building
Museum
Park
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements

What event services do you offer?

Outside Vendors

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

June
July
August

43 Reviews

Write a review
Rated
4.5
out of 5.0
Recommended by 91% of couples
  • Quality of service
    Rating 4.7 out of 5
  • Average response time
    Rating 4.5 out of 5
  • Professionalism
    Rating 4.7 out of 5
  • Value
    Rating 4.6 out of 5
  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.2 out of 5

3 User photos

  • C
    Clara A. Married on 12/29/2018
    Rating 5 out of 5
    • Quality of service
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Responsiveness
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Professionalism
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Value
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Flexibility
      Rating 5.0 out of 5

    Pinterest wedding

    It was a dream wedding , very spacious easy to work with
  • M
    Martha Married on 09/23/2017
    Rating 5 out of 5
    • Quality of service
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Responsiveness
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Professionalism
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Value
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Flexibility
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    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!!
    -M & O (9/23/2017)

Awards

  • 43
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Audrey & Avi
    57 photos · 01/05/2020
  • Christine & Petr
    44 photos · 05/27/2018
  • Meredith & Tomas
    20 photos · 01/27/2018
  • Chris & Rachel
    28 photos · 04/01/2017

Preferred Vendors

Map

16701 SW 72nd Avenue Miami, FL, 33157
3052351668
Location of (Deering Estate)

Deering Estate frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Deering Estate?

Deering Estate includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Parking

What are the most important characteristics of Deering Estate in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Deering Estate for wedding events is known for:
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Museum
  • Park
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Deering Estate for wedding events?

Deering Estate offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Deering Estate offer?

Deering Estate offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements

What services does Deering Estate offer for wedding events?

Deering Estate offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Outside Vendors

What percentage of users recommend Deering Estate and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Deering Estate is recommended by 93% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.5 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.7 in quality of service, 4.7 in professionalism, 4.6 in value, 4.5 in average response time and 4.2 in flexibility.

Other vendors in Miami for your wedding

Wedding Venues