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Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts
June 24, 2017 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
Event Information

Zoobilee!, presented by ALEX AND ANI, features fine fare from dozens of the area's best restaurants, caterers and bars, as well as fabulous entertainment including live music and dancing, and other fun surprises! This is an adults-only evening event (21+).

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Come Out & Play! Concert
June 20, 2017 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm
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Celebrate summer while you dance to tunes from the popular Rock-a-Baby band, and play the early evening away in Hasbro's Our Big Backyard. This event is specifically geared towards our youngest Zoo guests and promises to be fun for the whole family.

Date: Tuesday, June 20 (rain/shine)
Time: Doors at 5:30 pm; concert starts at 6 pm
Price: $10 for ages 2 - 12 and $15 for ages 13+

Please note: Only Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard will be open to visitors for this event. There are no refunds unless the Zoo cancels the program. We must receive requests to transfer the date of your registration at least 48 hours in advance. We cannot guarantee your requests that may be dependent upon availability. If there are any changes to your registration, there is a $5 fee.

Questions? Contact programs@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 785-3510 ext. 358.

Rise & Shine on the Farm
June 10, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Event Information

Rise and Shine on the Farm (Ages 2+)

COCK-A-DOODLE-DO! Join zookeepers in the Alex and Ani Farmyard for a special morning on the farm before the Zoo opens to the public. Enjoy a continental breakfast of bagels, muffins, fruit, yogurt, juices and coffee outside the Farmhouse, and explore the Farmyard as zookeepers get the day started. This event is “free-range,” so guests can go at their own pace to explore the many activities, including the cow milking, egg collection stations, and the produce growing and play station. Watch a sheep shearing demonstration, visit with a beekeeper, watch a farrier trim a donkey's hooves  and even learn about worm composting with RI Worm Farmers Cooperative.
Date: Saturday, June 10 (rain or shine)
Time: 9:00 am
Cost: $25/members, $35/non-members
 
Please note: Capacity is limited to 40 participants. Pre-registration is required. Ticket price includes a continental breakfast, program, and admission to the Zoo post program.

Food Truck Fridays
June 9, 2017 - 5:00pm to September 22, 2017 - 8:00pm
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One of the best things about the warmer weather is Food Truck Friday at the Carousel.  If you have never experienced the array of foods and delicious sweets from the vendors at this magnificent event - put it on your calendar today. The Carousel is open for rides, as are other Carousel Village activities - weather permitting.

Food Truck Friday begins May 12th, and continues every Friday until September from 5:00 - 8:00 pm (extended until 9:00 pm in July & August).

Harbor Seal Feedings
June 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to September 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
Event Information

Enjoy a special behind-the-scenes tour of the harbor seal exhibit, and feed the stars of the show, seals Action and Bubba!

Dates: May 28 - September 4 (Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays)  |  September 5 - September 30 (Saturdays & Sundays)
Time: 2:00 pm
Price: $25 per participant. Pre-registration required.

Please note: There are no feedings on June 24 or August 26. Guests must be age 5 or older to participate, and children ages 5-11 must be accompanied by a paying adult. The seal feeding area is not wheelchair accessible.

Animal Keeper Talks - happening daily!
April 1, 2017 - 11:30am to December 31, 2017 - 11:30am
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Find out more about all the animals at Roger Williams Park Zoo.  We offer daily animal keeper talks at 11:30 am.  Each day focuses on a different animal in a different habitat.  These talks provide all guests with the opportunity to truly understand our animals and their environment.  The daily talk is listed on a board as guests walk through admissions, or check our Facebook page for daily updates!