It’s the most wonderful time of the year...

at the National Aviary! From delightful décor to festive activities for the whole family, we’ve got everything you need to make your spirits soar during Holiday Happenings Presented by Baird Private Wealth Management Fleming Rodgers Group.

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The National Aviary offers a variety of daily activities for an incredible visitor experience. View an insightful feeding, watch birds soar over the audience during a live bird show, or get up close with your favorite species during an Animal Encounter!

Check off Those Holiday Wish Lists at the National Aviary!

No need to wing holiday shopping this year – browse the National Aviary Gift Shop online or onsite for a spectacular selection of unique items that will have your loved ones chirping with joy!

2023 Holiday Gift Guide
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The National Aviary works to inspire respect for nature through an appreciation of birds.

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The Holiday Happenings seasonal event at the National Aviary includes an opportunity you are not likely to get anywhere else.

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