Carousel Village Special Events

Carousel Village Special Events

The Carousel Village, a delightful family-friendly destination in Roger Williams Park, is hosting events this season that are fun for everyone and open to the public.

Please check the Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village Facebook Page for updates.

Questions? Email gsales@rwpzoo.org or call (401) 461-1099.

2018 Calendar of Events
Food Truck Friday | May 4 - September 28, 2018

End your week at Food Truck Friday all summer long! Experience the fun and entertainment of Carousel Village and enjoy some of the best local food trucks each Friday from 5:00 - 8:30 pm. During these events, the Carousel is open for rides as well as seasonal activities. (weather permitting)

More information and full Food Truck Friday schedule.

Sensory Friendly Days | April - October 2018

On the first Tuesday of each month (April - August), Carousel Village offers Sensory-Friendly Days. We invite those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to explore and enjoy Carousel Village.

For maximum comfort, there will be no music or indoor lights. The Carousel, bounce house and playground will be open to the public, as well as train and pony rides (weather permitting).

Dates: First Tuesday of every month (April-August)

  • Tuesday, July 3
  • Tuesday, August 7
  • Tuesday, September 4
  • Tuesday, October 2

Time: 12:00 - 6:00 pm

Please Note: Standard activity pricing applies.

Visit with Santa | November 23 - 25, 2018

Visit with Santa, then enjoy a ride on the historic Carousel or play the day away in the fully accessible outdoor Hasbro Boundless Playground open daily all year.  And don’t forget to bring your camera!

Dates: November 23 - 25, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Visit with the Easter Bunny | April 13, 14, 19 & 20, 2019

The Easter Bunny will be hopping over to the Carousel this Spring! Visit with the Easter Bunny, then enjoy a ride on the Carousel or play the day away in the fully accessible outdoor Hasbro Boundless Playground open daily all year.  And don’t forget to bring your camera!

Dates: 

  • Saturday, April 13
  • Sunday, April 14
  • (Good) Friday, April 19
  • Saturday, April 20

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Private Events & Birthday Parties

The Carousel is always available for private events, birthday and holiday parties or any other event that will benefit from the Carousel's unique setting.

More information on group visits, birthday parties, after-hours parties and photo sessions.