This Fall at the National Aviary

This Fall at the National Aviary

Embark on an exciting expedition…during Forests, our new fall theme, Presented by Peoples! Discover fascinating birds that live in dense and diverse forests around the world. Plan your visits during special event weekends to celebrate all things birds and fall!

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An African Penguin swimming underwater

African Penguin Awareness Day

October 14 | 11 am – 4 pm | Included with General Admission
Waddle over to the National Aviary to celebrating our favorite tuxedo friends!  Learn more.

Brushes and Birds Happy Hour

October 18 | 5:30 – 8:00 pm | 21+ | Materials Included
Who-o-o’s burrowed under there?! Kick off the National Aviary’s Owl-O-Ween festivities a few days early!  Learn more.


October 21 & 22 | 11 am – 3 pm | Included with General Admission
Trick or Treat: Bring your kids to visit the National Aviary for Halloween fun! Learn more.

Two brunch selections on linen tablecloth

Brunch in the Garden Room!

Enjoy a delectable meal prepared by Chef Josef Karst of Atria’s Specialty Catering in The Garden Room. Themes include Oktoberfest, Brunch ‘N Treat, Harvest, and Holiday! Learn more.

Coming This Winter:

Season's Greetings Saturdays at the National Aviary

Season’s Greeting Saturdays

November 25 & December 2, 9, 16, 23 | 11 am – 3 pm | Included with General Admission
Santa and his penguin helps are coming to the Aviary! Visitors will have the opportunity to take photos with Santa AND a penguin! Book tickets.

holiday late nights

Holiday Late Nights

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.

In The News

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New African penguin arrives at National Aviary | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A new African penguin is waddling around the National Aviary.

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National Aviary welcomes new penguin to its flock | CBS News

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The National Aviary welcomed a new African penguin to its flock.

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The National Aviary Announces a New Member of their Flock | Association of Zoos & Aquariums

The National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Pa., has announced the arrival of its newest resident—a female Steller’s sea eagle.

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Contest to name new eagle at National Aviary underway | WPXI

If you’ve ever wanted to name an eagle, the National Aviary is giving you your chance.

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Romance in the air at the National Aviary as new Steller’s Sea Eagle arrives | CBS News

She's big, she's beautiful and she's the newest resident at Pittsburgh's National Aviary.

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