Night in the Tropics: Rio!

Sat. Jul 13, 2019 7:00pm - 11:00pm EDT
21 and Over
116 days away
$75.00 - $150.00
21 and Over
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Event Stats
116 days away
$75.00 - $150.00
21 and Over
Event Description

The National Aviary's signature fundraiser, Night in the Tropics, returns in July with a vibrant new theme: Rio! Spice up your summer with this energetic party!

Be among the first to get your tickets and join us for:

  • Delicious light bites from more than 30 of Pittsburgh's favorite restaurants. Plus beer, wine, and specialty cocktails - all included with your ticket!

  • Electric live music performances by Pittsburgh Samba Group and Timbeleza, Pittsburgh's high energy Batucada band

  • Dance under the stars to sultry Brazilian music with Kenia, Vera Hite, and lively Latin beats with DJ 007

  • Exclusive, up-close encounters with beautiful birds and access to immersive tropical habitats at night

All proceeds from Night in the Tropics support the National Aviary's education, avian medicine, and conservation programs both locally and internationally. 


Ticket Options:

VIP Tickets - $150
Start the party early and gain admission at 6:00pm - a full hour before the general public.  Ticket price includes free valet parking and VIP tent access featuring exclusive entertainment, food selections, and an additional open bar.

EARLY BIRD General Admission Tickets - $75 
(Buy now and SAVE!  General Admission Tickets will increase to $89 on May 31)
Doors open at 7:00 pm. Includes beer, wine, signature cocktails, and food. 

General Admission Group Rate - $75    
Buy 6+ General Admission tickets and receive a reduced rate of $75/ticket!

All guests must be 21 and over, and able to present a valid ID.

Tickets are non-refundable.



VIP Ticket holders receive complimentary valet service. Just show your ticket to the attendant when you arrive! Valet parking is also available for $20 for General Admission ticket holders. 


Thank You to our Event Sponsors!     (Sponsors as of March 1, 2019)

Presenting Sponsor:

Gold Sponsors: 



Silver Sponsors: 

enkompas Technology Solutions
FHLB Pittsburgh
McKamish, Inc.
Priory Hospitality Group

Media Sponsors

Pittsburgh Magazine


Food and Beverage Sponsors

Featuring Atria's Restaurant & Tavern, the exclusive caterer of the National Aviary

Atria's Restaurant & Tavern
Choppin' Block
Eat'n Park
Graeter's Ice Cream 
Industry Public House
Josh Cellars Wine
Juniper Grill 
Lidia's Pittsburgh
Mezza Luna Café
Molinaro Ristorante & Bar / Il Pizzaiolo
Penn Brewery
Pittsburgh Barbecue Company
Threadbare Cider and Mead
Two Ugly Mugs Gourmet Salsa
Uno Pizzeria & Grill
Wigle Whiskey

Stay tuned for more delicious food and beverage sponsors!



Reserve Tickets
Early Bird General Admission $75.00
Group Ticket - General Admission $75.00
VIP Admission + More Details $150.00
Select Add-ons
VIP Ticket Holders Only Valet Parking + More Details Free
General Admission - Valet Parking + More Details $20.00
Venue Details
Map of Venue Location.
National Aviary 700 Arch Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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