The Allegheny County's recent order places restrictions on county-wide gatherings and events effective July 3rd. In following these orders, the National Aviary will be closed for one week beginning July 3, 2020. Please check back next week for more information. The National Aviary will continue to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Allegheny County Health Department to do our part to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. To support our flock during this difficult time visit aviary.org/Make-a-Donation.

The Allegheny County's recent order places restrictions on county-wide gatherings and events effective July 3rd. In following these orders, the National Aviary will be closed for one week beginning July 3, 2020. Please check back next week for more information. The National Aviary will continue to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Allegheny County Health Department to do our part to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. To support our flock during this difficult time visit aviary.org/Make-a-Donation.

Tropical Rainforest Wedding Ceremony

2020 Intimate Elopements

Enjoy an intimate and heartfelt ceremony nestled in the oasis of the Tropical Rainforest Habitat. Say “I do” against the backdrop of a beautiful waterfall surrounded by your closest family and friends. Explore the lush tropical habitat where you could see colorful macaws or watch or a sloth climb by. The Tropical Rainforest will transport you to a far-away destination…right in the heart of Pittsburgh. Enjoy exclusive access to the habitat for up to 20 guests for one hour; perfect for a ceremony and beautiful portraits. 

Tropical Rainforest Ceremony 

  • Limited availability through Fall 2020 
  • 6:30pm-7:30pm 
  • Up to 20 guests 

Pricing: $500 

 

Rental Incudes: 

  • One-hour access includes time for ceremony and photos. 
  • Event Supervisor to assist with ceremony coordination. 
  • Use of sound system for ceremony music at no additional charge. 
  • Complimentary parking in our lot. 
  • Access to a wedding suite 30 minutes before the ceremony 
  • The Tropical Rainforest is a Free-Flight Habitat where a variety of birds will be flying freely around. 

Please Note: 

  • Talk with the Event Supervisor to determine proper seating for your guests while adhering to social distancing guidelines. 
  • The National Aviary does not permit use of the following items: flame candles/votives, balloons, birdseed/rice tosses, glow sticks/bracelets/necklaces, pets, piñatas, straws, food or beverage, umbrellas or parasols in the habitat. All décor is subject to approval of the Event Manager. 
  • The National Aviary is NOT an allergen-free facility, as many of our birds’ diets include nuts, seeds, and other potential human allergens 
  • Hand sanitation stations will be available throughout the facility and social distancing is encouraged. 
  • Guests will be required to wear a mask or face covering over their nose and mouth throughout the event. 

 

Exclusive Add-On Experiences:

  • Additional habitat access $500 
  • Treat your guests to exclusive access to all of the National Aviary’s free-flight habitats. Explore the Tropical Rainforest, Wetlands and Grasslands Habitats for an incredible, immersive experience. 
  • Avian Encounter $200 
  • Complete your big day with a visit from a parrot or bird of prey! Avian encounters not only gives your guests a memorable experience, but offers some amazing photo opportunities as well! 

 

The Tropical Rainforest is a Free-Flight Habitat where a variety of birds will be flying freely around. Please be aware there is a possibility of bird droppings in the area. Cleaning and sanitation supplies will be provided if necessary.