Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Zoo

Date October 4, 2018
Time 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Event Description

RWPZ_230x230_JOLS.pngJack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo
Roger Williams Park Zoo
1000 Elmwood Ave. Providence, RI
Guest Services: 401-785-3510
Open Nightly, October 4th- November 4th, 2018

Prime Nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday): 
Timed ticket entry requires pre-registration. Online sales ONLY.
Adult $18; Child $15 (ages 2-12). 
Children 1 year and under are always admitted free - tickets still needed.
Trail open 6:00pm-11:00pm LAST TICKET SOLD AT 10:30pm

Value Nights (Monday through Thursday): 
Sold online and at Zoo admissions.
Adult $15; Child $12 (ages 2-12). 
Children 1 year and under are always admitted free - tickets still needed.
Trail open 6:00pm-10:30pm  LAST TICKET SOLD AT 10:00pm 
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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 intricately carved pumpkins featuring scenes of wizards, fairytales, and the luminaries of great myths and legends, alongside superheroes, and historical figures who changed our world. Revel in the sights and sounds of the season, and celebrate this otherworldly experience. 

Soaring Eagle Zip Ride 

Fly 115 feet high in comfortable side-by-side seats, and see out over Providence and into Narragansett Bay. Open every night during the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. Some restrictions apply. 
To take part in the evening Soaring Eagle Zip Ride experience, all riders must also purchase a same-night Jack-O-Lantern ticket at the admissions gate. If Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular tickets are purchased online – the ticket must be shown at admissions window in order to purchase Soaring Eagle tickets. Guests will enter the ride at the end of the pumpkin trail.


$15 per rider | $13 for current RWP Zoo members.  Open all seven nights of the week.

  • Soaring Eagle Tickets are on a first come first served basis. No advanced reservations accepted.
  • Between 6 – 10:30 pm, only 40 tickets sold each hour for this exciting new ride. Soar over the Zoo with a beautiful nighttime view of the area!  
  • Open weather permitting - will not open in heavy rain and/or high winds.

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