Fundraising Events & Sponsorships

For questions about becoming a sponsor for one of the following events, please see details below or contact Michelle Streit at [email protected] or call (305)235-1668, ext. 253. 


Mistletoe & Martinis

Held Annually in December; Prices Vary

Friday, December 9, 2022 • 7:30 pm – 11 pm

Guests will enjoy festive music, flavorful samplings of martinis, and lavish hors d’oeuvres and desserts from some of South Florida’s finest restaurants and caterers.

Centennial Sponsorship information available here

Fine Food Sponsorship information available here

Silent Auction Donation form here.


Chefs Table on The Bay

Held annually; Prices Vary

Friday, October 21, 2022 • 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

An exclusive dining experience under the stars on the Deering Estate’s beautiful courtyard. 2022 Sponsorship information & form can be found here.


Deering Seafood Festival

Held annually; Prices Vary, Free for Deering Estate Foundation Members

Sunday, March 26, 2023 • 10 am – 6 pm

Calling all Seafood Lovers! Bring your appetites for this outdoor all-day festival featuring scrumptious seafood, live music and all-day entertainment, celebrity chef demos, children’s activities, arts & crafts vendors, and so much more!
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Members-Only Cocktail Reception

2023 Date TBA; Free for Members

Mingle with fellow Foundation members, enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres, participate in one-on-one discussions with artists in residence, and more!


For questions about becoming a sponsor please contact Michelle Streit at [email protected] or call (305)235-1668, ext. 253. 

The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc. is a community-based charitable 501(c) 3 Florida Corporation dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Deering Estate, one of South Florida’s largest and most significant historical, archaeological, architectural and environmental treasures.

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