A tradition at Vizcaya’s 30th Annual Halloween Sundowner, Vizcaya’s Halloween contest is home to some of Miami’s most inventive costumes. Judged by a panel of local celebrities, the costume contest includes the following categories:

Best Female Costume

Best Male Costume

Best Group Costume

Costumes for the above categories can include prohibition-era flappers, gangsters and newsies as well as any costume design of your choice. The more creative, the better!

James Deering
Look-alike Contest

Vizcaya was originally built as the winter home of millionaireagricultural industrialist James Deering. As part of our centennial celebration, a special prize will be awarded to the best James Deering costume.


Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each category.