Holiday Lights and Late Nights

December 13, 20, 26 - 28, 2018

National Aviary

5 pm - 9 pm | Included with admission

The National Aviary will be swathed in the glow of sparkling outdoor and indoor holiday lights, lighted trees, and wreaths. Create unforgettable holiday memories and capture the moment with photos on our oversized Santa chair, and by a large, lighted penguin family in Penguin Point. Bring the whole family to enjoy a meal by Atria's, relax in the beauty of the National Aviary, and get your holiday shopping done in our freshly-stocked gift shops.


Full Holiday Lights & Late Nights Menu

Delectably prepared by:


Butternut bisque 

With cinnamon croutons 


Holiday antipasti platter 

Artisan cheese, salume, fig jam, olives, marinated vegetables, peppers, crostinis


Jumbo shrimp cocktail


Atria’s famous Pot roast nachos 


Fresh Shucked Oysters 

Chebooktook oysters served with a glass of champagne


The one and only Pierogie tacos 

 Kielbasa, Kraut, Caramelized onions, wrapped in a giant Pierogie served with mustard and sour cream


Snow day delight 

Oven roasted Turkey breast over sage bread stuffing with gravy and cranberries


Orange miso glazed Atlantic salmon 

Over chopped arugula with pumpkin seeds, rum berries, and chevre


Bourbon maple glazed Pot roast 

Over smashed red-skinned potatoes with stewed vegetables.


Cinnamon Apple dumpling 

With bourbon vanilla sauce





Miller Lite 


Sam Adams

St. Nicholas Bach


Mixed Drinks

Irish Coffee 

Sugar, Jameson, hot coffee. Topped with sweet whipped cream and shaved chocolate


Russian Chocolate

Smirnoff Caramel vodka, hot chocolate. Topped with sweet whipped cream and shaved chocolate


Santa’s sipping Sangria 

Smirnoff Caramel vodka, Pino Grigio and apple cider. With a cinnamon sugar rim


Egg Nog 

Family recipe with extra “nog” and nutmeg



Robert Mondovi Wines Woodbridge 

Cabernet Sauvignon


Pinot Noir

Bella Serra 

Pinot Grigio



Hot Apple Cider 


Hot Chocolate