Enjoy free admission to the Deering Estate
The Deering Estate offers free admission to all guests on Saturday, August 15 and Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as part of their annual Fee-Free “P.L.A.Y.” Days. Guests can enjoy complimentary admission as well as hands on science activities and self-guided historic house tours – all for free! Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The Fee-Free “P.L.A.Y.” Days were created to honor the Deering Estate’s partner organizations and the community. Our partner organizations and program partners will be on-site providing information and a variety of activities. The entire public can enjoy a variety of programs and activities – all for free!
Saturday, August 15 - highlighting Teachers and Environmental Educators
Saturday, September 19 - highlighting Scouts
Activities & Programs on Saturday, August 15 include:
- Ongoing self-guided historic house tours throughout the day;
- Mini-canoe/kayak tours at 10:30, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm & 3:00 pm (for a $10 fee; cash only & weather permitting)
- Florida Yards and Neighbors Rain Barrel Work Shop at 2:30 pm in the Pump House Classroom. Workshop is FREE; to purchase a rain barrel it's $40. Pre-registration is required to purchase a rain barrel. Limited space is available. Please contact Lize Luna to register at 305-248-3311 ext. 242.
- Tropical fruit display provided by Fruit & Spice Park;
- Special appearance by the Zoo Squad - Meet and greet these wonderful characters - Gigi the giraffe, Kaz the rhino, and Pio the red-billed oxpecker - they will delight you with their charm, unique personalities, lovable looks, and good work
- Food & beverages will be available for an additional fee.
About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 am & 3:00 pm. and are free with Estate admission. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit http://www.deeringestate.org/.