Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Your health and safety is our utmost concern. That’s why the National Aviary has been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). While there is no known threat of COVID-19 at the National Aviary, out of an abundance of caution, the National Aviary will be closed beginning Saturday, March 14 through at least March 31. During this time, dedicated staff will continue to care for the animals at the National Aviary. Status updates can be found here, on the National Aviary’s website.

Photos with Santa and a Penguin

December 7th, 14th, and 21st

National Aviary

Included with admission

Get your wish list and cameras ready... Santa is coming to the National Aviary! Saturdays before Christmas, visitors will have the opportunity to take photos with Santa and a penguin!

Bring your camera for a new twist on this fun holiday tradition. Santa will be meeting visitors between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.