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Your Wedding Ceremony at the National Aviary

Exchange vows in the midst of a blooming Rose Garden or under our Victorian-inspired glass-domed Atrium.
Photo: Wedding bouquet

Two hours private use of the entire facility from 5:30-7:30pm

45-minute rehearsal included, scheduled at 3:30 pm on the day before the ceremony (pending availability)

Maximum number of guests: 150 seated in either the Rose Garden or under the tent

Availability: Indoor locations are available year-round / Rose Garden and Tent available May - October

Rental fee: $800

All Rental Fees Include:

Access to select Aviary exhibits, including the free-flight Wetlands exhibit

60" table rounds, 6' and 8' banquet tables and seating set up prior to your arrival

Podium and microphone

Complimentary parking in our 65-space lot

On-site security guard, event supervisor, animal trainer and maintenance services

Please note:
  • Saturday evening rentals from May thru October require a 4-hour minimum rental and a $1500 food and beverage minimum.
  • Bird encounters are available during your event for an additional $100-$200
  • Guest totals above 200 require additional security at the renter’s expense
  • The National Aviary does not permit candles, open flames, balloons, or rice/bird seed tosses inside the facility or under the Rose Garden Tent
  • The National Aviary works exclusively with Atria's Catering to provide food and beverage service for all events.

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The National Aviary is supported in part through membership, donations, and funding from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Allegheny Regional Asset District.
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