Night in the Tropics presented by BNY Mellon

Sat. Jul 9, 2016 7:00pm - 11:00pm EDT
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Say hello to an island escape at the National Aviary!

New & Improved Parking:

All guests can enjoy FREE parking at Rivers Casino, with free party bus service to and from the party throughout the night. Join the After Party at Rivers Casino's Levels and Drum Bars!

VIP Ticket holders receive complimentary Valet. Just show your ticket to the attendant when you arrive! 

General Admission Ticket holders have access to free parking in local lots with complimentary round-trip party bus service to the National Aviary!  Valet parking at the National Aviary is also available for $20 for General Admission ticket holders

The evening will heat up as hula dancers transport guests to a distant paradise, and exotic fire performers keep things hot into the night, all compliments of Tuika's Polynesian Island Magic. Live music by The Lava Game and entertainment by DJ Loyal will ensure the celebration never stops! Plus, enjoy the exhibits at night along with exclusive up-close interactions with beautiful, rare, and exotic live birds not regularly seen on exhibit. In signature fashion, Night in the Tropics tickets include beer, wine and specialty drinks, plus tasty bites from more than 30 well known Pittsburgh restaurants and bakeries. Don't miss your chance to bid on exciting and unique auction items, including a live one-of-a-kind mural created by Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria's Ideas! Enjoy interactive entertainment throughout the night from Shutterbooth, presented by Trib Total Media, Painting With a Twist, Massage Envy, and more! All proceeds from Night in the Tropics support the National Aviary's education, avian medicine, and conservation programs both locally and internationally. 

VIP Tickets - $125
Grants early access at 6 p.m., free valet parking, VIP tent and entertainment, exclusive food selections, and open bar.

General Admission Tickets - $75
Doors open at 7 p.m. Includes beer, wine, signature cocktails, and food. 

Group Rate: Buy 6+ General Admission tickets and receive a rate of $60/ticket!

All guests must be 21 and over, and able to present a valid ID. NO Exceptions.

Tickets are non-refundable.


Event Sponsors as of June 29, 2016:

Presenting Sponsor:
BNY Mellon

Platinum Sponsor:
Olde Stonewall Resort
Trib Total Media

UPMC Health Plan

Gold Sponsors:
Howard Hanna
Rivers Casino

Silver Sponsors:
AAA Travel
Blumling & Gusky LLP

The Bognar Family
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Dick's Sporting Goods

Eckert Seamans

enkompas Technology Solutions
Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh

Giant Eagle
Henderson Brothers
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Jones Day
M & J Electric Inc.
Mascaro Construction Company, L.P.
McGuireWoods LLP
Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP
Priory Hospitality Group
Tucker Arensberg

Greening Sponsor:
WGL Energy Services

Supporting Sponsors: 
Camelot Communications Group
Dollar Bank
Eat'n Park
Gaitens, Tucceri & Nicholas, P.C.
Maher Duessel
McKamish, Inc.
Paragon Foods

Media Sponsors:
Lamar Advertising
Pittsburgh Magazine
90.5 WESA
91.3 WYEP

Restaurant Sponsors:
2 Local Girls
5 Generation Bakers
Andrew's Steak & Seafood
Atria's Restaurant & Tavern
Bethel Bakery
Bistro To Go
Bluebird Kitchen
Buffalo Wild Wings
Chaz & Odette

Juniper Grill
Majestic Wine & Spirits
Mezza Luna Cafe
Moe's Southwest Grill
My Favorite Sweet Shoppe
Pasta Too 
Penn Brewery
Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt
Pittsburgh Candy Buffet
Priory Fine Pastries
Rita's Italian Ice - Northside
Shakespeare's Restaurant & Pub
Social at Bakery Square
St. Moritz Chocolatier
Uno Pizzeria & Grill


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National Aviary 700 Arch Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212