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Romance is in the air this Valentine's Day at the Deering Estate

MIAMI ( January 31, 2019 )

The Deering Estate offers a variety of unique experiences to celebrate Valentine's Day in Miami. Romantic offerings include a journey on Biscayne Bay while visiting iconic lighthouses, a relaxing bay cruise while sipping champagne and a concert under the stars overlooking Biscayne Bay!

Lighthouses of Biscayne Bay Cruise
Saturday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Departing from the Deering Estate, this four-hour tour will allow you to experience Biscayne National Park in a new light. Guided by a Biscayne National Park Ranger, you journey through Biscayne Bay to see the iconic Cape Florida, Fowey Rocks and Boca Chita lighthouses and learn about the history that surrounds them. You will cut though the alluring Stiltsville and climb to the top of the Boca Chita Lighthouse for a panoramic view of the bay. You may also have the opportunity to see wildlife including dolphins, manatees, sea turtles and many shore birds. This experience is only offered one Saturday a month. Advance reservations are required.
Cost: $70 per person plus a processing fee. Purchase tickets online or call 305-235-1668, ext. 233. 

Valentine's Champagne Bay Cruise
Sunday, Feb. 10, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. or 2–4 p.m.

Enjoy a relaxing and romantic Champagne Bay Cruise departing from the Deering Estate. Toast to the occasion while cruising across the smooth waters of Biscayne Bay. You may also have the opportunity to see wildlife including dolphins, manatees, sea turtles and many shore birds.
Cost: $45. Purchase tickets online or call 305-235-1668, ext. 233.
Morning Bay Cruise, purchase online.
Afternoon Bay Cruise, purchase online.

"Moonlight & Music" Valentine's Day Concert
Thursday, Feb. 14, concert at 8 p.m.; gate opens at 7 p.m.
Early access (beginning at 5 p.m.) for an additional fee

Celebrate your love at a romantic outdoor concert under the stars at the Deering Estate's annual "Moonlight & Music" Valentine's Day Concert featuring Vintash Band with Michaela Paige and Raymond Daniel Rodriguez, and special guest Saxman Lee Gabe. The concert starts at 8 p.m. and the gate opens at 7 p.m. Guests who purchase tickets with an early access upgrade can enter as early as 5 p.m. in the preferred check-in line. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs and small picnic baskets. Please note that the following items are not permitted: large coolers, open flames/candles, balloons and pop-up tents.
Cost:
General Admission Tickets: $35.
Deering Estate Foundation Members (with special ticket code): $30.
EARLY ACCESS UPGRADE for an additional $10.
*With this upgrade, guests will receive early access (beginning at 5 p.m.) and a preferred check-in line.

Tickets can be purchased online (for an additional fee) or by calling the Deering Estate sales office at 305-235-1668, ext. 233. The sales office is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note that tickets are nonrefundable, rain or shine.

About the Deering Estate
The Deering Estate preserves the 1920s era Miami estate of Charles Deering, Chicago industrialist, early preservationist, environmentalist, art collector, philanthropist and first chairman of the International Harvester Company. The Deering Estate is a 21st Century house museum, cultural and ecological field station, and a national landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, owned by the State of Florida and managed by Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department. From canoe tours to bird walks, and guided museum and natural areas tours, the Deering Estate has diverse activities for the whole family to enjoy!