Per Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s executive order on March 19, 2020, all Miami-Dade County parks and beaches are now CLOSED until further notice. This includes the Deering Estate’s main grounds & historic house museums, Deering Point, People’s Dock, and the North Addition. Get more information at

Our following programs have been cancelled or postponed:

Our following programs have been postponed:


Deering @ Home Virtual Series 

Follow Deering Estate on social media @DeeringEstate and join us for the “Deering @ Home” virtual series featuring the wonders of the Deering Estate where you can explore & learn about the history, events and people that shaped today’s Deering Estate from the comfort of your home. #DeeringatHome #BehindClosedDoors #VirtualDeering. You can also view videos here.

Deering Estate Virtual Field Trips 

While Miami-Dade County Public Schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Deering Estate’s Learning Programs remain eager to continue our mission of delivering informal learning opportunities for students to learn, through engaging hands-on/minds-on activities, about South Florida’s rich cultural and natural resources. This collection of virtual tours & trips would usually be offered to visiting field trip groups, and have been modified to provide an at-home experience for teachers and students.


Wedding & Venue Rentals FAQ’s related to COVID-19

Q. Do you offer walkthroughs even though you are closed due to COVID19?

A. We are currently offering virtual tours so you can see the Estate from the comfort of your home. We will start in-person walk through the first day we reopen.

Q. Will this affect the grounds or how things will look for my wedding?

A. Our team is diligently working behind the scenes to maintain the grounds and landscaped areas so it will look beautiful on your wedding day!

Refund Requests:

We understand that during these uncertain times you might be concerned on how the current events will affect your future wedding plans. At this time we anticipate Deering Estate to be operational in the fall of 2020 and moving forward. We will continue to monitor things as they evolve and maintain communication with those who may be effected. In the event Deering Estate will have to close and will not be able to host your wedding on its scheduled date, we will be happy to work with you to find alternative dates to host your special day.


Questions? Contact Us Here!


The Florida Department of Health has a dedicated call center for COVID-19 questions and concerns. The phone number is 866-779-6121, or you can email [email protected].

Practicing basic hygiene such as washing your hands regularly with soap is the best way to stop the transmission of the virus. Please refer to the following materials for additional information on important prevention measures.

As a Miami-Dade County Park, the Deering Estate is an entity of Miami-Dade County and is strictly following all procedures and protocols as outlined through the Mayor’s office, which is providing real-time updates through its regular communication with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as the Florida Department of Health.

We encourage you to review that information at

Individuals in Miami-Dade County who believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should call the Florida Department of Health at 305-324-2400. If traveling to a medical office or facility, call ahead.

For additional information regarding COVID-19, please click on the following links:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Handwashing Guidelines