Create a festive, relaxed atmosphere or an elegant setting under the stars in our Victorian-inspired glass-domed Atrium.

  • Maximum number of guests: 150 seated with dance floor, 180 seated without; 200 cocktail-style; 125 theater-style
  • Availability: Year-round, five hours private use from 6:00-11:00 pm
  • Includes use of Penguin Point Vestibule


Facility Rentals Include
  • 60” round tables, 6’ and 8’ banquet tables and seating for up to 180 guests, set up prior to your arrival
  • Podium and microphone
  • Complimentary parking in our 65-space lot
  • Security guard, event supervisor, animal trainer and maintenance services
  • 10% discount available for non-profit organizations
  • Bird encounters are available during your event for an additional $200-375
  • Add on exclusive access to our immersive, free-flight habitats including Wetlands, Grasslands, Penguin Point, and our newly renovated Tropical Rainforest


Please Note:
  • Guest totals above 250 require additional security at renter’s expense
  • Events with 20+ children (13 years old or younger) in attendance require an additional $100 staffing fee
  • The National Aviary does not permit the following either inside the facility or under the Rose Garden Tent: flame candles/votives, balloons, birdseed/rice tosses, glow sticks/bracelets/necklaces, or pets
  • Alcohol service not permitted during business hours of 10am-5pm
  • The National Aviary does not permit self-serve bars
  • The National Aviary is NOT an allergen-free facility, as many of our birds’ diets include nuts, seeds, and other potential human allergens