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Brew at the Zoo
August 26, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Information

Tap into your wild side at Brew at the Zoo, presented by ALEX AND ANI at this adults-only evening event, sample more than 100 beers from 70+ local, regional and national brewers. Enjoy live music, animal encounters and more at Rhode Island's largest outdoor beer festival.

Date: Saturday, August 26
Time: VIP Hour 4:00 - 5:00 pm; Event 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Price: 

  • Adult (21+) - SOLD OUT!
  • VIP Early Entry Ticket (4:00 pm entry) - SOLD OUT!
  • Designated Driver Ticket - SOLD OUT!

Please note: Daytime Zoo admission is 9:00 - 11:00 am on Saturday, August 26 to prepare for the event. This is a 21+ event, and no person under the age of 21 will be permitted (This includes young children and infants in strollers). All attendees will be required to show a valid ID at the gate. Rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

World Elephant Day
August 12, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Event Information

In the 1900s there were over 10 million African elephants and about 100,000 Asian elephants left. Today, there are an estimated 450,000 - 700,000 African elephants and between 35,000 - 40,000 Asian elephants left in the wild and in Zoos combined! How can you help conserve these majestic land giants?

Join us on Saturday, Aug. 12 for World Elephant Day activities! We have partnered with Ivory Ella, who will be onsite as part of the festivites, to help educate guests on the dangers these magnificent animals face. Meet Kate, Ginny and Alice; experience the top-level care they receive and learn how you can help save their wild counterparts.

KEEPER TALKS:

  • 11:00am - elephant bath
  • 12:00pm - elephant keeper talk
  • 2:00pm - elephant painting
  • 3:00pm - elephant swim in the pool

World Elephant Day activities are included with the price of regular Zoo admission.

Member's Night
August 10, 2017 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Event Information

This exclusive, member's only, evening is fun for the whole family! Animals and exhibits will be open, enjoy animal encounters, live music, free train rides, a special craft activity and so much more. We hope you can come and look forward to sharing our appreciation with you!

Date: Thursday, August 10
Time: 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Cost: FREE for Zoo members

No RSVP is needed. But do plan ahead: be prepared to present your active membership card along with a photo ID at the gate to gain admittance. Only individuals covered under your membership may attend.

Touch-A-Truck | Saturdays in August
August 5, 2017 - 11:00am to August 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event Information

See, touch, climb on and explore big trucks and vehicles used in the construction of our new Rainforest exhibit - it's BIG truck fun!

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dates:

  • Saturday, August 5
  • Saturday, August 12
  • Saturday, August 19

Please note: This program is free with regular daily Zoo admission or RWP Zoo membership.