Children's Birthday Parties

Create a Unique Kids Birthday Party at the National Aviary!

The National Aviary is a birthday party venue unlike any other in Pittsburgh! Have a high-flying adventure and create memories with our feathered friends. Then, experience up-close interactions with more beautiful birds throughout the National Aviary’s exhibits. Looking for a grown-up birthday experience? Visit our plan your event page.

Our children’s birthday party package includes:

  • A birthday party room rental for 2 hours
  • Two party time options, 10:30 am-12:30 pm or 2-4 pm
  • Same-day general admission for 20* guests (any combination of children and adults)

*More or less in your nest? No problem! Add additional guests at a discounted rate of $10 per person.

Bring your own birthday cake or cupcakes to blow out the candles! We do not allow any other outside food, but we do offer catering through Atria’s Kookaburra Kitchen.

Kookaburra Kitchen Catering Menu

Bird-Day Party Base Package Pricing

  • Member Cost: $200
  • Nonmember Cost: $250

Your child’s birthday party will soar with these unique extras!

Penguin Painting

Watch an African penguin “artist” use its feet to create the ultimate birthday gift - a 16x20 painting in up to three colors of your choice. $150

Single Bird Encounter

Party guests enjoy a close encounter with your choice of either a raptor, parrot, or penguin. $50

Double Bird Encounter

Party guests enjoy a close encounter with two birds. $75

Triple Bird Encounter

Party guests enjoy a close encounter with three birds. $100

Parrot Painting

Parrot will create a masterpiece while an Aviary expert explains how we train these amazing birds- an 8 ½ by 11 painting in two colors of your choice. $150

Owl Pellet Dissection - $75 (includes 15 pellets)

Learn what owls eat—and how—during this special encounter.  We provide all supplies, educational materials and instruction. This encounter must be reserved at least 2 weeks prior to party date. Additional pellets: $5 ea.

Design a Unique Bird-Theme Party

Customize your Birthday Party with one of our fun themes to make your little birdie’s day even more special. Get ideas for invitations, decorations, crafts and other ways for you to personalize the day.


Questions? Read our Birthday Party FAQ

To book your child’s special day or for more information, contact our Events Coordinator at 412.258.9436 or email at