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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 and/or extended hours.

Please note that Vizcaya provides only the site, providing you full freedom to choose the caterers, photographers, musicians or florists that perfectly match your mood and taste. 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 guest over 500 but under 1000 $35
For each additional hour between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. $1,500
A 7% 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

501–1000 Guests
Catering and Rental Equipment Permit: $750

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