Featured Events

The Deering Estate produces a variety of signature events and programs throughout the year!

JANUARY
2nd annual South Florida "One-Minute Play Festival" 
Three performances of the 2nd annual South Florida “One-Minute Play Festival” are scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 8 pm and on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 3 pm and 7:30 pm in the newly renovated theatre space. The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) is America’s largest and longest running short form theatre company, founded by Producing Artist Director, Dominic D’Andrea. The festival features one-minute plays by over 30 established and emerging South Florida playwrights who are commissioned for this event. Tickets are $20 per show and can be purchased online or by calling 305-235-1668 ext. 233.

FEBRUARY
"Moonlight & Music" Valentine's Day Concert
The "Moonlight & Music" Valentine's Day Concert at the Deering Estate offers couples the opportunity to celebrate their love at a romantic, outdoor concert under the stars, on the edge of Biscayne Bay. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets. The concert will be held on Friday, February 14, 2014 and will feature Nicole Henry.

Tickets are $20 for general admission. Tickets can be purchased online for an additional $2.50 fee or by calling the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233. Please note: Tickets are non-refundable, rain or shine.

Luxurious Events presents the Deering Estate at Cutler’s Luxury Wedding Experience
Luxurious Events presents the Deering Estate at Cutler’s Luxury Wedding Experience on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This event is tailored specifically to wedding couples who want a relaxed but personal glimpse into the world of top wedding designers as they showcase their vision, style and talent for your celebration.

Cost: Pre-sale $35 individual/$60 couple; At Gate: $45 individual/$70 couple. Please note that there are limited tickets available. Tickets can be purchased online for an additional fee, or by calling the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233. The ticket office is open daily, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

MARCH
Archaeology Day
In celebration of Florida Archaeology Month, the Deering Estate at Cutler will host its 2014 Archaeology Day on Saturday, March 15th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Activities and programs for the entire family include educational activities, expert lectures and walking tours of the our unique natural areas. The event is free with regular admission - $12 for adults and $7 for children (ages 4-14).

Vintage Auto Show 
The Deering Estate at Cutler, in collaboration with the Antique Automotive Club of America – South Florida Region, will host the 2nd annual Vintage Auto Show supported by Mercedes-Benz of Cutler Bay on Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Deering Seafood Festival
Enjoy South Florida’s freshest fish and seafood while taking in the magical sights & sounds of the Caribbean at the Deering Seafood Festival on Sunday, March 30, 2014.  Activities include: cooking demos by local celebrity chefs, art exhibits, the Li’l Shrimp Kids Zone, pontoon boat rides, tours of the historical Deering Estate and more!

Cost: $15 for adults in advance online OR $25 at the gate; $5 for children ages 4-14; Children under 4 are FREE.
Admission includes park entrance and all activities excluding, food, drink, pontoon boat rides and rock climbing.
Deering Estate Foundation Members get FREE ADMISSION! Not a member? Join today! 305-235-1668 ext. 263
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APRIL
Deering Estate Festival of the Arts
The Deering Estate Festival of the Arts is a celebration of literary, visual and performance art held at the Estate from April 11-13, 2014.

MAY
Mother's Day Brunch
Guests can taste appetizing dishes and desserts, tour the grand Stone House and historic Richmond Cottage, and take in the lush natural beauty and grandeur of the Estate. The Mother's Day Brunch will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014.

Youth Arts Day & Music Fest
Youth Arts Day & Music Fest is a community collaboration celebrating creativity, youth artists, diversity, and creating awareness of Miami-Dade County’s rich cultural resources. Youth Arts Day & Music Fest features a month long visual and literary art exhibition as well as a day long series of youth performance and art on Sunday, May 4, 2014.

JUNE
Summer Cabaret Concert Series
The Deering Estate's Summer Cabaret Concert Series features eclectic and world music artists in the intimate setting of the Stone House Ballroom. The June Concert will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014.

JULY
Summer Cabaret Concert Series
The Deering Estate's Summer Cabaret Concert Series features eclectic and world music artists in the intimate setting of the Stone House Ballroom. The Saturday concerts will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Fee-Free P.L.A.Y. Day
Enjoy complimentary admission to the Deering Estate at Cutler on the following days: Sunday, July 20, Saturday, August 16, & Saturday, September 20, 2014. The FEE FREE "P.L.A.Y." DAYS were created to honor the Deering Estate's partner organizations and the community. We invite our guests to "P.L.A.Y." - Preservation, Learning, Adventure, Year-Round - and enjoy the many tours, educational programs, and special events that the Estate has to offer.

AUGUST
Summer Cabaret Concert Series
The Deering Estate's Summer Cabaret Concert Series features eclectic and world music artists in the intimate setting of the Stone House Ballroom. The August Concert will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014.

Fee-Free P.L.A.Y. Day
Enjoy complimentary admission to the Deering Estate at Cutler on the following days: Saturday, August 16, & Saturday, September 20, 2014. The FEE FREE "P.L.A.Y." DAYS were created to honor the Deering Estate's partner organizations and the community. We invite our guests to "P.L.A.Y." - Preservation, Learning, Adventure, Year-Round - and enjoy the many tours, educational programs, and special events that the Estate has to offer.

SEPTEMBER
Fee-Free P.L.A.Y. Day
Enjoy complimentary admission to the Deering Estate at Cutler on Saturday, September 20, 2014. The FEE FREE "P.L.A.Y." DAYS were created to honor the Deering Estate's partner organizations and the community. We invite our guests to "P.L.A.Y." - Preservation, Learning, Adventure, Year-Round - and enjoy the many tours, educational programs, and special events that the Estate has to offer.

OCTOBER
Wine on Harvest Moon
Join us under the golden light of the Harvest Moon over Biscayne Bay for our annual fall wine tasting event "Wine on Harvest Moon" on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Enjoy fine wine, fine food and fine art!

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER
Holiday Season
The Holiday Season of Events at the Deering Estate includes: the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Story-time & Kids Crafts with Santa, a Holiday Bay Cruise, and the Deering Holiday Wonderland - where visitors can tour the elegant and historic houses as they come alive with holiday accents and decorations.

SEPTEMBER - APRIL
Living Artist Concert Series
Enjoy classical chamber music in the historic Stone House Ballroom where the superb natural acoustics provide the perfect setting. Concerts are performed by the talented Deering Estate Chamber Ensemble and noted guest musicians and composers. The Living Artist Concert Series combines performances with lectures, visual art exhibits and interpretive programs. Concerts are held on select dates from September - April.  

OCTOBER - MAY
Ghost Tours
Everyone loves A Great Ghost Story! Now you can have your own paranormal experience if you dare to join us. In partnership with the League of Paranormal Investigators, learn about the many “Voices of the Past” that have lived in our community. Hear about the sightings and experiences from the actual paranormal investigation of the Deering Estate. Ghost Story Tours are held monthly, October - May.