Children’s Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s birthday at the National Aviary with immersive habitats and one-of-a-kind experiences!  With ample space in our Learning Center, the National Aviary is the perfect location for your next celebration.

Our Children’s Birthday Party Package Includes:

  • A birthday party room rental on Saturday or Sunday from 11:30 am – 1 pm
  • Same-day General Admission for up to 20 guests for $400 or 30 guests for $500 (any combination for children and adults)
    • Habitat access for ALL party guests even after the party ends
  • Access to interactive play spaces:
    • Put on your very own puppet show in our Avian Puppet Theater
    • Create your own masterpiece in The Garden Room Lobby using a mix of colorful shapes and magnetic pieces
    • Watch a vibrantly-colored friend come to life using the Draw Alive station
    • Play on our Interactive Floor featuring a variety of games
    • Explore the colors of the rainbow using your senses at our Sensory Table
    • Climb on a larger-than-life bird’s nest in Condor Court (cute photo op!)
  • Tables and chairs with an array of plastic tablecloth color options*

Optional Add-Ons:

Animal Encounter

Our Animal Encounters are the perfect way to make a child’s special day unforgettable! Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most fascinating animals and enjoy amazing photo opportunities! Animal Encounters could be with a bird of prey, parrot, or armadillo.

Boy holding an Eurasian Eagle Owl


Delicious food and beverage options from award-winning Chef Josef Karst and Atria’s Specialty Catering, click here to view menu options. Guests may bring their own dessert.

For inquiries and to book your child’s birthday party today, contact our events team at, through our Contact Events Manager Form, or by calling 412-258-9463.

You can help provide care for more than 500 birds and animals that call the National Aviary home by creating a personal fundraising page to share with your family and friends. We appreciate your efforts in raising money to support our animal care, conservation, and endangered Species Survival Plan® initiatives. Thank you for being a friend of our flock!

Create your birthday fundraiser here!

*Pending availability

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