Our History

Located along the edge of Biscayne Bay, the 444-acre Deering Estate at Cutler is an environmental, archaeological and historic preserve that offers unique opportunities to experience Florida’s natural resources. Visitors enjoy daily tours of historic homes, hikes through the lush natural areas, opportunities to examine fossils and tools left behind by pre-historic humans, and much more.  The Deering Estate is a cultural and educational facility that offers classes and programs for children and adults, as well as rental space for special social functions. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, which manages the property on behalf of the State of Florida.

October 14, Nite Hike & Campfire, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm premium
This hike offers the visitor a rare opportunity to view the woods and it’s wildlife as it comes to life at night. After the Nite Hike, gather under the stars around a crackling fire by the bay and enjoy complementary s’mores!
October 28, Free Film “Alien Ivaders,” 7:00 pm premium
Hosted by the Deering Estate, in partnership with WPBT2, “Speaking Sustainably” is a film series offered free to the public to engage the community with critical environmental issues.
October 9, 15 & 29, Spookover & Ghost Tours premium
This October you can have your own paranormal experience at the Deering Estate SPOOKOVER or the Historic Ghost Stories Tour!
October 11, Deering Harvester Day, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm premium
Celebrate the fall harvest at the Deering Estate! Enjoy old fashion family activities, such as bocce ball and croquet, family photos next to the vintage International Harvester Truck and other locations, historic house tours and a natural areas tour.
October 16 & 17, Liszt Piano Series & Master Class premium
The Liszt Piano Series features the South Florida Chapter of the American Liszt Society. The October concert and master class will feature Dr. William Wellborn, President of the San Francisco Chapter of the American Liszt Society.
October 24, Wine on Harvest Moon, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm premium
The Deering Estate Foundation’s fabulous Wine On Harvest Moon (WOHM) event, presented by South BMW, is back and even better than ever with a tantalizing theme of Spirits, Spells & American Lore.