Leap into Spring with Early April Events at Roger Williams Park Zoo.

Leap into Spring with Early April Events at Roger Williams Park Zoo.

Popular Egg Scavenger Hunt and Visits with the Easter Bunny scheduled for early April


PROVIDENCE, RI—Roger Williams Park Zoo offers two fun experiences to start off your family’s spring fun. The annual Egg Scavenger Hunt will take place on Sunday, April 1st, and the popular Visits with the Easter bunny on the first as well as Friday the 6th and Saturday the 7th

Participants in the Egg Scavenger Hunt, set to run on Sunday, April 1st from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will each receive a Scavenger Hunt card with clues to help them find five egg stations throughout the Zoo. After children collect an egg from each station, they will redeem their five eggs at a redemption station to receive a goodie bag prize. In addition, lucky participants can win an “egg-stra” special prize by finding and redeeming one of 250 bonus eggs hidden throughout the Zoo.  A slip of paper inside the bonus egg will reveal your special prize.  Parents should note that the last Scavenger Hunt card can be picked up at 3pm and that stations will stay open until 3:30pm. The Egg Scavenger Hunt, sponsored by Little Rhody Foods, is free with Zoo admission.

Visits with the Easter Bunny will take place in the Zoo’s greenhouse on Sunday, April 1; Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7. It will run continuously from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Here Zoo guests can enjoy a tasty treat, make a fun craft and take their own picture with the Easter Bunny. Tickets for this event can be purchased at the greenhouse as visitors enter the event. The price is $10 for children (ages 3-12), and $5 for toddlers (ages 0-2); there will be no admission charge for parents. For more information about this event call 401-941-4998.

Roger Williams Park Zoo is open year ‘round from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.  Admission is $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for children (ages 3 – 12) and $12.95 for (ages 62+); children under 3 and Zoo members get in free. More information about the Zoo visit www.rwpzoo.org.


Roger Williams Park Zoo, one of the oldest in the nation, is Rhode Island’s number one outdoor family and tourist attraction and is also a leader in conservation efforts undertaken by a zoo of its size. The Zoo has received numerous awards for environmental education, and conservation work done locally and around the world, caring for species that without human intervention would face certain extinction.  Roger Williams Park Zoo is supported and managed by the
Rhode Island Zoological Society and is owned by the City of Providence.


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