Birthday Parties

Come celebrate your child’s birthday day by booking one of our themed party packages at Deering Estate! With our unique programs you can experience the unique environments Deering Estate and South Florida has to offer, while having a fun filled day with friends and family. The Deering Estate provides a unique environment where children, ages 6-15, can enjoy a party with their friends and family and experience all the Estate and South Florida has to offer.

Group of campers gathered around the campfire after a night hike at Deering Estate
Archeologist brushing up some bones found underground
camper observing a golden orb weaver spider inside of a glass jar
Group of campers sitting on the boat basin with their fishing nets

8 Themed Packages to choose from:

  • Kayaking – Discover the amazing waters of Biscayne Bay from the comfort of a double kayak! You’ll paddle through the mangrove forest and sea grass flats. Watch for dolphins, manatees, sharks, rays, and fish on this incredible adventure. This is a water based activity and requires parent participation for children under the age of 9 years old and a 1:6 parent to child ratio for guest over 9 years old.
  • Night Hike & Campfire – Explore the park after hours with your guide and a flashlight, as we walk the historic hammock trail searching for nocturnal animals. See how the Estate comes to life at night. Finish up your night with a toasty campfire.
  • Animal Encounter – Experience the exotic, invasive, and native animals living in your backyard through our exciting animal encounter. Guest will get up close and personal with our interesting wildlife! Guest will be able to hold and take pictures, making memories they are sure to remember for years to come!
  • Off Trail Hiking – Discover native Miami with a guided off trail hike through our natural protected areas. On this hike you have the chance to climb into active solution holes and experience the wild in an exciting new way! This off trail hike will increase your chances of seeing the native animals in their natural habitat.
  • Archaeologically Adventure – Adventure Come and get your hands dirty with our “demonstration archeological adventure.” This birthday party program introduces young minds to the wonder of archaeology through the adventure of hands-on activities. Using tools as archaeologists would, young archaeologists search for artifacts in our demonstration archeology site – which contains cultural artifacts typically left by Native Americans and Settlers that would have inhabited the Estate grounds long ago.
  • Bug Hunt – Explore the magnificent world of insects while on a creature crawl in our natural areas. Explorers will use magnifying glasses, field guides and containers to collect many small wonders and learn about their habitats, adaptations and behaviors.
  • Nature Photography -Take a step back and experience the natural areas of Deering Estate from a whole new perspective! For guests of all ages and experience levels, nature photography is a great way to capture moments in a restricted area. You can bring your own camera or buy one of ours for $7.
  • Catching Critters – Explore the magnificent underwater world of Biscayne Bay! Guest will step foot into shallow water with dip nets and safely catch marine critters. The critters caught will be put on display and shown to our brave guest! This is a catch & release program; all critters caught will be returned to the bay at the completion of the party.

Each Party Package Features:

  • 2 Deering Estate Party Host to assist before, during, and after
  • 1 Themed Party Activity
  • 3 Hour Reserved area – Royal Palm Grove – includes 4 picnic tables
  • 1 10×10 White Tent
  • Deering Estate e-invitation
  • Deering Estate 1-Day Pass for Birthday Family
  • A special gift for the birthday child

Each birthday package costs $450 and includes admission for up to 20 youth participants and their parents for the course of three hours. The cost for any additional guest is $9.38 per guest. Any additional hour is $100.00. Applicable sales tax is charged (presently 7%). We require a land ratio of 1 adult per 10 youth participants (1:10) and a water-based activity ratio of 1 adult per 6 youth participants (1:6).

Birthday Party Group admission rates depend on the total amount of people in the group (including adults and children, age 4-up). Rates are subject to a 7% sales tax. The Deering Estate membership does not apply toward Birthday Parties Group admission.

The Birthday Party Program Fee (BP Program Fee and Applicable Sales Tax) is due at time of reservation to ensure date and times are secured.

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For parties of up to 100 guests, click HERE or call (305) 235-1668; press 1, then dial extension 242.

For parties exceeding 100 guests, click HERE or call (305) 235-1668; press 1, then dial extension ext. 236.

The Deering Estate has moved to Park Link, an online and user-friendly registration & payment system for our programs, classes, and events. 

All tickets, registrations, and payments require a Park Link account.  To help make this transition smooth, please create your household account today by clicking here.

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