Deering Estate at Cutler offers free PLAY Days

The Deering Estate at Cutler will offer free admission to all guest on Saturday, July 21; Saturday Aug. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as part of the annual Fee-Free “PLAY” Days.

Guests can enjoy complimentary admission as well as hands on ecoart activities, science discovery programs, and historic house tours — all for free. The GroveHouse Artists Exhibit also will be on display through Aug. 31 in the Richmond Cottage and Stone House. Spend the entire day and have a picnic on the main lawn facing Biscayne Bay.

The Fee-Free “PLAY” Days were created to honor the Deering Estate’s partner organizations and the community.

On July 21, the estate will honor the Village of Palmetto Bay and its residents; on Aug. 18 it will honor teachers and environmental educators, and on Sept. 15 it will honor the Scouts. The entire public can enjoy a variety of programs and activities for free.

Guests are invited to “PLAY” — Preservation, Learning, Adventure, Year- round — and enjoy the many tours, educational programs, and special events that the estate has to offer.

The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami- Dade County park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Ave. in Palmetto Bay. 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 a.m. and 3 p.m. and are free with Estate admission.

For more information on the Deering Estate’s educational and cultural programs, visit online at

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