Make your spirits bright during this season’s Holiday Happenings Presented by Baird Private Wealth Management Fleming Rodgers Group!
Season’s Greeting Saturdays
Saturday, December 2, 9, 16, 23 | 11 am – 3 pm | Included with General Admission
Santa and his penguin helper are coming to the Aviary! Visitors will have the opportunity to take photos with Santa AND a penguin, plus learn from an Aviary expert how their festive, tuxedoed feathers help them swim and what you can do to help save this Critically Endangered species. Book tickets.
Holiday Brunch in the Garden Room!
Sunday, December 10 & 17 | Seating at 11 am | National Aviary Admission Included
As fall leaves turn to snow, be sure to visit the National Aviary to warm up in immersive habitats with tropical birds, enjoy scrumptious brunches, and continue holiday traditions with loved ones! Learn more & reserve your seat.
Holiday Late Nights
Tuesday – Friday, December 26, 27, 28 & 29 | 5 pm – 8 pm | Included with General Admission
Explore tropical immersive habitats after dark, where beautiful birds roost in lush tree canopies. Take in holiday décor while taking part in family-friendly activities and programming. Book Tickets.
It’s a Hockey Night in Pittsburgh!
Thursday, December 21 & Saturday December 30 & January 6, 27 | PPG Paints Arena
Double the penguin, double the fun! Experience the ultimate winter combo of sports and nature as you cheer on the Pittsburgh Penguins this season. $10 from every ticket purchased through this special link will be donated to the National Aviary, supporting the conservation of our beloved feathered friends. Get Tickets.
Wednesday – Friday, December 27, 28, or 29 | 9 am – 3 pm | Ages 6-12
Continue the fun with Winter Camp December 27, 28, or 29 from 9 am – 3 pm. Our expert educators will guide your child through immersive learning sessions, interactive activities, and up-close encounters with our birds. Learn more & register.
2023 Holiday Gift Guide
Check off all those wish lists at the National Aviary’s Gift Shop! Whether you’re shopping for kids or birds, we’ve got you covered with cool and unique items, all while supporting the Aviary’s work to save birds and protect their habitats.
National Aviary Membership
A Membership provides unlimited free admission to the National Aviary for a year, discounts on encounters, an Atria’s gift card, member-only events, and more!
Thank you to our Holiday Happenings sponsor:
Fleming Rodgers Group