The 66th Annual Vizcaya Ball Takes the Gilded Age into the Golden Age of Hollywood

Guests in ball gowns and tuxedos mingle during the cocktail portion of a gala.

The Sold-Out, Black-Tie Affair Boasts Old Hollywood Theme

MIAMI – One of the prime remaining examples of the Gilded Age estates, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens draws inspiration from another opulent time period in America’s history with this year’s Vizcaya Ball theme – Old Hollywood. Aligned with an age of unparalleled glamour, the 66th Annual Vizcaya Ball raises funds for the continued preservation of this National Historic Landmark, which takes place on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at 7:00 p.m.

Guests will arrive at the consistently sold-out celebration dressed in movie-star-worthy gowns and tuxedos inspired by icons of the silver screen. The evening kicks off with a cocktail reception in the Main House courtyard with musical performances by Jeffrey Grainger and Orchestra, along with Beltro Entertainment, followed by a seated dinner prepared by Theirry Catering and Event Design on the estate’s waterfront terrace. Guests will dance the night away under the stars with the Valerie Tyson Band and be captivated by a performance by New Century Dance Company.

Esteemed Vizcaya patrons Christy and David Martin as well as Alexa and Adam Wolman return to reprise past roles as co-chairs for this stable in Miami’s social calendar. They are joined by the Ball Committee, which features: Tatiana Arteaga Teo, Suzy Buckley Woodward, Eilah Campbell Beavers, Jenni Coba, Swanee DiMare, Roxana Garciga, Sonia Gibson, John Grisham, Camila Guiribitey, Cathy Jones, Linda Levy Goldberg, Marile Lopez, Nancy V.T. McCormick, Bronwyn Miller, Jim Murphy, Ken O’Keefe, Cammy Richards, Josie Wang, and Patty Zhang.

Presenting Sponsors are Citadel, Citadel Securities, Jenni and Joshua Coba, Kenneth C. Griffin, Griffin Catalyst, Camila Guiribitey, Cathy L. Jones, Christy and David Martin, Ken O’Keefe and Jason Stephens, and Alexa and Adam Wolman. Additional sponsors include Terra, Republic National Distributing Company, DiMare Fresh, Seminole Hardrock Hotel & Casino, Funkshion, and Qtego.

The popular Vizcaya Ball is sold out. For more information, visit


Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a National Historic Landmark that preserves its cultural and environmental resources to engage people in connecting with the past, understanding the present and shaping the future. Built between 1914 and 1922 as the winter home of farming manufacturer James Deering, Vizcaya is one of the most intact remaining examples from this era in the United States, when the nation’s most successful entrepreneur-built estates were inspired by the stately homes of Europe. Vizcaya features a Main House filled with a decorative art collection, 10 acres of formal gardens, a rockland hammock (native forest), a mangrove shore, and a historic village that is being restored to tell Vizcaya’s full story and provide additional spaces for programs and community outreach, including those on agriculture. Vizcaya has been a community hub since it opened to the public in 1953; it welcomes 300,000 visitors annually.

Located on Biscayne Bay at 3251 South Miami Avenue, Vizcaya is open Wednesday through Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Tuesdays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. For more information, visit, connect via social media, or call 305-250-9133.


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