Night in the Tropics

Travel around the equator at our 15th Annual Night in the Tropics! Indulge in the sights, sounds, and flavors of the tropics.  Celebrate the diversity of our remarkable birds and enjoy global entertainment!

Don't miss any of the excitement at Pittsburgh's hottest summer party!

  • Hula dancers will transport guests to a distant paradise, and exotic fire performers keep things hot in to the night, all compliments of Tuika's Polynesian Island Magic.  
  • Dance under the stars to Latin beats with DJ 007 and enjoy live music by The Lava Game.  
  • Explore the National Aviary's lush exhibits after dark and get exclusive up-close interactions with exotic birds.
  • Indulge with beer, wine and specialty drinks, plus tasty bites from more than 30 of Pittsburgh's favorite restaurants and bakeries.


All guests must be 21 and over, and able to present a valid ID.

Tickets are non-refundable.


Raffle Tickets:

Can’t make it to the party, but still want to support the National Aviary? Purchase raffle tickets!

Supporting the National Aviary by purchasing raffle tickets means supporting our education, avian medicine, and conservation programs. The drawing will take place July 8 and winner need not be present.

Purchase your tickets when you visit the National Aviary!