“Festival of Trees” Holiday Season
Celebrate the holidays at the Deering Estate with an exciting line-up of events for the entire family to enjoy! Throughout December, visitors can tour the historic houses at the Deering Estate as they come alive with holiday accents and decorations. The holiday decorating is an annual tradition and this year will feature some of South Florida’s top interior designers, led by Deering Estate Designer in Residence, Alfredo Brito.
- Nov. 30: Festival of Trees Season kick-off
- Nov. 30 – Jan. 4: Festival of Trees Historic Holiday Décor
- Dec. 8: Story-Time and Photos with Santa
- Dec. 12: Festival of Trees Evening Stroll
- Dec. 14: Mistletoe & Martinis to benefit the Deering Estate Foundation
- Dec. 16: Holiday Champagne Bay Cruise
- Dec. 16: Alore Workshop: Holiday Wreath
Biscayne Bay Lighthouse Cruise
December 8, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost: $70 per person plus tax & fee. REGISTER ONLINE
Departing from the Deering Estate, this four hour tour will allow you to experience Biscayne National Park in a new light. Guided by a Biscayne National Park Ranger, journey through Biscayne Bay to see the iconic Cape Florida, Fowey Rocks, and Boca Chita lighthouses and learn about the history that surrounds them. You will cut though the alluring Stiltsville and climb to the top of the Boca Chita Lighthouse for a panoramic view of the Bay. You may also have the opportunity to see wildlife including, dolphins, sea turtles, and many shore birds. This experience is only offered one Saturday a month.
Prohibition Era Cellar Series
Tastings will be held once a month featuring select distilleries, wine and beer.
Delve into prohibition history by joining us in the prohibition era cellar, in the basement of the Stone House, built in 1922. Behind a wooden bookshelf, lies a historic steel bank vault door securing original bottles of alcohol, including rum, champagne, vermouth and gin from far flung places like Jamaica, France and Italy.
Beer Pairing featuring Biscayne Bay Brewing
December 4 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
$30; PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE