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Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks-off Holiday Season at the Deering Estate

MIAMI (November 30, 2016)

The Deering Estate presents its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony this Friday, December 2nd from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Enjoy the sounds of the Yuletide Carolers as you stroll through the "Historic Holidays" Exhibit as it presented for the first time this year. Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and cookies provided by the Deering Estate Foundation. Children can write a letter to Santa and make some holiday crafts to take home. Cost: $12 for adults & $7 for children (ages 4-14); free for Deering Estate Foundation Members.

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

This holiday season, give the gift of a Deering Estate Foundation membership to your family and friends so they can enjoy the Deering Estate throughout the year. To purchase a Deering Estate Foundation membership, please call 305-235-1668 ext. 263 or online.
 
For more information on the Holiday Season of Events at the Deering Estate please visit www.deeringestate.org or call the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233.

About the Deering Estate
The 450+ acre Deering Estate is an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve. From canoe tours to bird walks and guided Historic House & Natural Areas Tours, 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.