Holiday Lights & Late Nights

December 11, 18

National Aviary

Open late until 9 pm

Included with admission

The National Aviary warms up the cold nights of early winter with extended hours and a holiday light display! Escape the chilly weather and spend a very merry evening exploring our lush, tropical habitats, where you’ll get close to feathered friends in our free-flying rooms.

  • Enjoy festive decor while exploring our tropical habitats
  • Listen to live musical entertainment
  • Create a wooden holiday ornament to take home
  • Meet Santa

Seasonal cafe offerings for purchase from Atria's and festive cocktails from the cash bar make for a coze evening as you take in the sights and sounds of the National Aviary at night!


Holiday Shopping

Holiday Lights & Late Nights is the perfect time to mark some gifts off of your checklist! Find thoughtful gifts for loved ones in our gift shop including stocking stuffers, hand-crafted items, and more! Looking for more gift ideas? See our Gift Giving Guide for unique gift shop items and gifts you don't have to wrap including animal encounters and camp!