Welcome to the Jungle

Need to warm up this winter?  A tropical jungle is closer than you think!  

Welcome to the Jungle is SOLD OUT!

Take a break from the winter weather and enjoy a rainforest-inspired evening at the National Aviary’s 21+ fundraiser! 

Whether you are the type to shake your tail feather on the dance floor or channel your inner sloth beneath our tropical trees, there is something for everyone at the National Aviary.

Sip beer, wine or a signature tropical cocktail, mingle with colorful birds, and even hang with our resident sloth and armadillo all while supporting the National Aviary’s important work in conservation, education and veterinary medicine.

  • DJ Scottro is back as he turns up the heat on the dance floor
  • Sip wine, signature tropical cocktails, and tasty brews from our neighbors at Penn Brewery (available for purchase)
  • Enjoy tasty, tropical food from Atria's (light bites included with ticket, heavy hors d'oeuvres and meal items available for purchase)
  • Meet a sloth and learn more about this amazing species and the importance of preserving their habitats
  • Get crafty by creating treats for our birds and bats
  • Watch one of our birds create an artistic masterpiece with a parrot painting demonstration
  • Create your very own trendy air plant souvenir courtesy of Best Feeds Garden Center (while supplies last)
  • Stay tuned for details on more jungle-themed entertainment!


Want to get even closer to our flock?  Additional opportunities are available for a small donation.

  • You can feed a toucan! Have an aracari hop on your hand to enjoy a fruity treat. Photos are encouraged--this is one memorable experience to capture and share. 
    Please note that tickets for this feeding are VERY limited, so purchase your ticket on Showclix now!  ($5 per person to feed, free to watch)
  • Treat our bright and colorful rainbow lorikeets to a cup of nectar in a truly unique nose-to-beak encounter.
    $5 each  (Don’t wait – this interactive experience is available from 6-7PM only)
  • Take a flight on Birdly®!  This exhilarating full-body flight simulation experience allows you to fly like a bird through New York City!
    $8 per flight Limited tickets are available, so pre-order your flight on Showclix today!


Thank you to our partners and sponsors:



Josh Cellars Wine // Majestic Wines and Spirits

Best Feeds Garden Centers

Media Sponsors:

Pittsburgh Magazine