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Deering Holiday Wonderland at the Deering Estate

MIAMI (November 23, 2015)

Throughout December, visitors can tour the elegant and historic houses at the Deering Estate as they come alive with holiday accents and decorations! The "Holiday Wonderland" is an annual tradition and a special project of local garden clubs and community organizations.

The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc. and the Deering Estate would like to thank the following garden clubs and community organizations for their decorating efforts and contributions to the 2015 Deering "Holiday Wonderland." A special thanks to the 100 Ladies of Deering for their generous sponsorship of the tree and decorations in the Stone House Ballroom.

Coral Pines Garden Club
Dadeland Garden Club
Ken Pines Garden Club
MacArthur South Family and Consumer Sciences Department 4H
Palmetto Bay Garden Club
Pinecrest Garden Club
RF Orchids, Inc.
South Miami Garden Club
Sunset Park Garden Club
The Florida Association of Family and Consumer Sciences-District J
The 100 Ladies of Deering

The holiday decorations will be on display daily through December 31st from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The cost is free with regular Estate admission: $12 for adults & $7 for children (ages 4-14). Please note that the Deering Estate will be closed on Christmas Day. Please visit the Deering Estate website for more information on the Holiday Season of Events at the Deering Estate.

The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to butterfly walks and guided nature hikes, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Estate is part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department, which manages the Estate on behalf of the State of Florida.

The Deering Estate celebrates 30 years of being on the National Register of Historic Places. Discover more history, art, culture, science, preservation, conservation and ecology at the Deering Estate! For more information, visit www.deeringestate.org.