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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!

Birdwatching Kayak Tour with L.L.Bean

Sunday, July 21 | 6 - 9 pm | North Park Lake

Sunset Edition! Take to the water with the National Aviary and L.L.Bean for a birding adventure by kayak!

Colors of Nature Summer Camp Four Day Session

Monday - Thursday, July 22 - 25 | 9 am - 3 pm | Ages 6 - 8  

National Aviary experts will guide your camper on a journey featuring scientific investigations and up-close encounters with Animal Ambassadors.

Colors of Nature Summer Camp Five Day Session

Monday - Friday, July 29 - August 2 | 9 am - 3 pm Ages 9 - 12

National Aviary experts will guide your camper on a journey featuring scientific investigations and up-close encounters with Animal Ambassadors.

Saving Species with Science Teen Camp

Monday - Friday, August 5 - 9 |  9 am - 3 pm | Ages 13 - 16

During this fun and engaging summer camp, teens will learn from Aviary experts how we use science every day to care for our birds, how to help to save species from extinction, and how they can get involved!

Birdwatching Kayak Tour with L.L.Bean

Sunday, August 18 | 6 - 9 pm | $75 per person | North Park Lake

Sunset Edition! Take to the water with the National Aviary and L.L.Bean for a birding adventure by kayak!

Member Morning: Sloth Birthday

August 24 | 9 – 10 am

National Aviary Members are welcomed to light refreshments in honor of Wookiee and Vivien's birthday – before the Aviary is open to the general public!

Falconry: the Sport of Kings

National Aviary

Sun., August 25 | 10 am - 12 pm | National Aviary Admission Included

Join the National Aviary's licensed falconer, Cathy Schlott, to discover the rich history and modern day practices behind this unique sport.

Member Morning: Owl-O-Ween

Sat., October 19 | 9 – 10 am

National Aviary Members are welcomed to light refreshments and early access to Owl-O-Ween – before the Aviary is open to the general public! Plus, stick around for a fun day full of owl celebrations!

In The News

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Juvenile African Penguin at National Aviary receives new name inspired by love story | WPXI

A juvenile African Penguin that joined the National Aviary flock in October has received a new name.

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Their “Kids” Will Return to the Wild | Outside My Window

Two Guam kingfisher chicks hatched at the National Aviary began their journey back to the wild.

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Threatened with Extinction, Rare Birds Get Flight Upgrade at PIT | Blue Sky News

Guam kingfisher chicks catch Delta flight, prepare for reentry into wild thanks to National Aviary.

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Party in July with the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, National Aviary and Vintage Grand Prix | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Night in the Tropics: Island Oasis to benefit the National Aviary on the North Side. There will be food and drinks from 19 area businesses and live entertainment by No Bad JuJu, Mariachi by Miguel, Guaracha and Marlon’s Dancers.

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How you can see Red the Macaw at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh | CBS News

The National Aivary's Avian Medicine program is providing cutting-edge care to our feathered friends, including Red the Macaw. She was here with Dr. Pilar Fish, the senior director of advancement in avian medicine at the National Aviary.

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