Spring comes to Roger Williams Park Zoo with the return of two popular events

Spring comes to Roger Williams Park Zoo with the return of two popular events

Egg Scavenger Hunt and Visits with the Easter Bunny scheduled for late March


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, March 24th, and the popular Visits with the Easter Bunny on Saturday and Sunday the 23rd and 24th, and Friday and Saturday the 29th and 30th


Kick off the spring season in “egg-cellent” style with the Zoo’s annual Egg Scavenger Hunt, set to run on Sunday, March 24th from 11am to 3pm. Participants 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. Parents should note that the last scavenger hunt card will be handed out at 2:30 pm, with the egg stations closing at 3pm. After completing the scavenger hunt, guests should feel free to enjoy the rest of the fun spring activities set up throughout the Zoo! The Egg Scavenger Hunt is free with Zoo admission.


Visits with the Easter Bunny will take place in the Zoo’s greenhouse on Saturday and Sunday March 23rd and 24th, and on Friday and Saturday the 29th and 30th.  It will run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) and 1 p.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, in addition to Zoo admission, is $10 for children (ages 3-12), and $5 for toddlers (ages 0-2); there is no additional 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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