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Optional Tours

Thursday, October 10
12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Donation Only - Community Service Project - Donation Only

ASCE will be making a donation to help prevent erosion in South Beach, by making a donation to the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, for the planting sea oats along the beach. Make a donation via your registration, and a portion of the donation will be tax deductible. Already registered? Call customer service at (800) 548-2723 to add a donation to your registration. Make a difference by helping to leave South Beach in a better condition for the future. 

Community Service Project Donation: ONS: $15.00 

Friday, October 11
10:15 am – 2:15 pm

CANCELED - Tour of Vizcaya Museum & Gardens - CANCELED

Guests will take a guided tour of the first floor of the Main House of the Vizcaya Museum. Designed to be interactive and provide a basic introduction to the concepts behind the creation of the estate, the tour fosters inquiry and audience engagement, empowering visitors to make personal and meaningful connections the Vizcaya while encouraging new ways of thinking. Visitors are welcome to explore additional areas on their own.

Additional ticket: EB: $120.00 | ADV: $130.00 | ONS: $140.00 - Canceled

Friday, October 11
5:15 pm – 9:00 pm

CANCELED - Ghosts & Gravestones Tour - CANCELED

This evening tour, conducted in the light of antique oil lanterns, starts by exploring the mystery of one of North America’s most important and controversial archaeological sites: the Miami Circle. The prehistoric circle was cut into the limestone bedrock by the ancient Tequesta Indian Tribe. Next you will explore the Miami City Cemetery, a restored landmark that is a solemn reminder of Miami’s dramatic history, visiting the gravesites of long-deceased pioneers and settlers. Their true stories will unravel what made Miami great. If the grounds could talk, voices would relate tales of the dark Santeria and voodoo rituals among the memorials of Miami’s oldest families. Learn how they lived and died when Miami was just a sleepy little village.

Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Admission fees
  • Professional Tour Guide

Additional ticket: EB: $120.00 | ADV: $130.00 | ONS: $140.00 - Canceled

Saturday, October 12

10:00 am – 2:45 pm

The Miami Everglades Experience

Step into the world of a one-of-a-kind ecosystem, the Everglades. Learn about the importance of its unique environment, and some of the perils facing it, and meet a baby alligator. You will ride on an airboat and be swept deep into the seagrass prairie as you make our way to a remote island that natives refer to as “Hammocks”. Here you will enjoy the peaceful and serene beauty of the Everglades and hear stories about the Miccosukee Indians and the original inhabitants of South Florida, the Tequesta. You will also glide over the “river of grass”; where you will see Alligators, a variety of waters birds, and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Following your airboat tour, you will get to interact with native and non-native reptiles that call the everglades home.

Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Professional Guides & Captains
  • Airboat Tour
  • Reptile Presentation
  • Animal Encounters

Additional ticket: EB: $190.00 | ADV: $200.00 | ONS: $205.00

Saturday, October 12
New Time - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

South Beach Culinary Tour

Learn about the colorful history and different types of architecture of the famous Art Deco district in Miami Beach. Take a leisure walk along Ocean Drive and nearby streets to admire MIMO, Mediterranean revival, tropical and classic art deco. You'll hear inspiring stories of those who preserved the largest collection of Art Deco buildings in the world.

Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Professionally Guided Walking Tour
  • Multiple stops to explore
  • 3 food tastings

Additional ticket: EB: $150.00 | ADV: $160.00 | ONS: $170.00

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