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National Aviary

Pittsburgh, PA View map Visit website
Rating 4.7 out of 5
31 reviews
$4k - $6k For 100 Guests
Up to 175 guests

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$4k - $6k For 100 Guests
Up to 175 guests

The National Aviary is a historic park and wedding venue in Pittsburgh that offers couples a one-of-a-kind experience for their wedding day. The venue's flexible event spaces are able to be transformed under the supervision of their special event professionals in order to make your wedding vision come to fruition. You and your guests can walk through their tropical exhibits and arrange for special appearances from some of their animals, including owls, parrots and penguins. Since 1952, the National Aviary has been a staple in the Pittsburgh community, and now it is your time to take advantage of their great facilities!

Book now at Pittsburgh’s most exciting new venue: The Garden Room at the National Aviary!

Now Accepting Bookings for 2022-2024!

This new, elegant 9,000 square-foot space includes open air access to beautiful outdoor amenities and stunning views of the garden, scenic park and lake. This dazzling venue is perfect for events year round including weddings, events, and education programs!

Enjoy the feeling of an outdoor fete with all the comforts of a brand new space beautifully crafted out of brick, stone, and glass with a bird-safe pattern! The Garden Room construction includes a beautiful new entryway, The Charity Randall Foundation Eagle Hall, which will transform the National Aviary’s west entrance and offer interior connectivity between National Aviary habitats and The Garden Room.

Whether casual or formal, The Garden Room is the perfect place to host a:

  • Wedding
  • Rehersal Dinner
  • Bridal Shower
  • Any meeting or celebration!

Included with your event rental:

  • A team of event experts including an on-site special events coordinator, custodial staff, and security will ensure your event is seamless.
  • Complimentary onsite parking for evening events on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The National Aviary’s tables and chairs are available at no additional fee.
  • Audiovisual equipment is available at no additional fee.
  • Celebrate at a venue you can feel good about and support the National Aviary’s mission to inspire respect for nature.

For inquiries and to book today, contact our event experts at 412-258-9436 or myevent@aviary.org

Location
The National Aviary is located in Allegheny-West, a neighborhood of Pittsburgh located a few blocks north from the Allegheny River. At this great location you will be near the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Heinz Field, Carnegie Science Center and Rivers Casino Pittsburgh.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

175

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

10

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Park

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Set Up

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

31 Reviews

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Rated
4.7
out of 5.0
Recommended by 94% of couples
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    Rating 4.6 out of 5
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  • Professionalism
    Rating 4.7 out of 5
  • Value
    Rating 4.7 out of 5
  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.7 out of 5

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    Stephanie P. Married on 08/07/2021
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    Wedding ceremony and reception

    The National Aviary is a wonderful venue. We loved everything about it.
  • Bionca
    Bionca Married on 08/24/2019
    Rating 5 out of 5
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    Amazing coordinators and staff

    I was just in awe at how amazing and perfect everything was. Atrias food was just too amazing. We had alot of complements on the food and venue. The guests were loving the aviary experience. So glad everyone was happy. Yvette was just a star to work with she went above and beyond helping clean up and coordinating everything. Ashley was also amazing at getting us information and emailing back and forth answering questions. I loved our wedding. Great weather, great food, great staff.

Awards

  • 31
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Mary & Joe
    23 photos · 08/17/2019
  • Elyse & Dan
    26 photos · 08/25/2018

Pricing

Map

700 Arch Street Pittsburgh, PA, 15212
4123237235
Location of (National Aviary)

National Aviary frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at National Aviary?

National Aviary includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At National Aviary, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

National Aviary includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting

What are the most important characteristics of National Aviary in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by National Aviary for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Park

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at National Aviary for wedding events?

National Aviary offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does National Aviary offer?

National Aviary offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does National Aviary offer for wedding events?

National Aviary offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Set Up

What percentage of users recommend National Aviary and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

National Aviary is recommended by 93% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.7 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.7 in flexibility, 4.7 in professionalism, 4.7 in value, 4.6 in quality of service and 4.6 in average response time.

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