Penguin Celebration!

May 12 & 19, 2018

National Aviary

Visit the National Aviary to show your support for African Penguins, which are endangered in the wild. See a colony of penguins up close, make penguin-themed crafts, enjoy fun, educational activities and find out that you can do to help save penguins and other seabirds.

Join us for fun activities throughout the day, included with admission! 


Time Activity Location
11 am - 3 pm Build a Penguin Nest Penguin Point
11 am - 3 pm Penguin Fish Toss Game Atrium
11 am - 3 pm Make a Paper Penguin Atrium
11:30 am Story Time: Don't Be Afraid, Little Penguin
Featuring a penguin!
Helen M. Schmidt FliteZoneTM Theater
1 pm Penguin Feeding Penguin Point
2 pm Penguin Parade Main Hall to Penguin Point

Adopt a Penguin

(symbolically of course) to help save this endangered species!

NEW! Make a lasting impression in Penguin Point

For a limited time only, you can make a donation to the National Aviary and receive a personalized brass plate in the Penguin Point exhibit. The Penguin Plaque program not only serves as a celebration of friends and family, but also provides building blocks for our future. Your brass plate engraving will make the National Aviary a better place for our birds, guests, and community!