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.
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- Historic Building
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- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
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- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
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- Outside Vendors
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