One of the oldest zoos in the country, Roger Williams Park Zoo is located in Providence, RI amid a beautiful, 40-acre park setting.
The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, returns to the Zoo! You'll be amazed by this breathtaking display of thousands of illuminated jack 'o lanterns, with over 125 of them carved into veritable works of art. The 2014 Jack-O-Lantern Sepctacular, titled "Jack-O-Lanterns A to Z," will run Oct 2 - Nov 2, rain or shine.
Fun Fall Programs
The Zoo offers more to visitors than just 100 different animal species on exhibit. The Zoo also holds exciting and educational programs for the little ones, workshops that are fun for all ages, and even activities just for adults. Discover all of the ways you and your children can foster a stronger bond with animals and nature with our fun fall programs.
NEW: Alex and Ani Farmyard
The Alex and Ani Farmyard is open! Kids can play in the milking and egg collection stations allowing them to step into a farmer's shoes, and the Contact Yard immerses them among different species of goats to foster a stronger bond with the natural world. Other animals include barn owls, Guinea hogs, alpacas, and Willy the miniature donkey.