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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Evening Rentals Fees and Policies

  • Facility Rentals and Photo Shoots, Evening Rentals Fees and Policies

The base fee for evening rentals applies to 125 guests between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. Further fees apply for additional guests, extended hours, and/or tenting.

Please note that Vizcaya provides only the site and works with many pre-approved caterers and vendors to suit every budget and design vision. All prices are subject to change.

Base Rental Fee

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday $12,500
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday $7,500

Supplementary Fees

For each guest over 125 but under 500 $25
For each additional hour between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. $1,500
A 6.8% sales tax applies to all fees.  


A deposit of $7,500 is due two weeks after we approve your event date request. The $7,500 deposit consists of $5,000, non-refundable, to be applied toward the final payment, and $2,500 that constitutes a refundable security deposit, according to the terms of the facility rental agreement.

Catering and Rental Equipment Permits

All facility rental clients are required to obtain a Catering and/or Rental Equipment Permit, which will be included in the contract. Permit fees are as follows:

Permit fees

1–200 Guests
Catering and Rental Equipment Permit: $375

201–500 Guests
Catering and Rental Equipment Permit: $525

All permit fees are non-refundable.

Gifts for Your Guests

Vizcaya Café and Shop offers a number of gifts for your special guests, including wine glasses and champagne flutes, coasters and chocolate bars bearing our distinctive logo.

For more information, contact Paula Gooden at or 305-856-8189.

Police Officers

We recommend hiring police officers for larger events (300+ guests), for traffic control and pedestrian crossing on South Miami Avenue. Vizcaya will retain Miami-Dade police officers at sole cost to client or hosting organization for $100/hour each (four hour minimum).

For more information on evening facility rentals, please contact Adrienne Kaiser at or 305-860-8448.

Facility Rentals Rules and Regulations