Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Zoo

Date October 9, 2017
Time 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Event Description

Jack-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 5th- November 5th, 2017

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
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
Trail open 6:00pm-10:30pm  LAST TICKET SOLD AT 10:00pm 
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This year we will travel through time and visit with dinosaurs, explore the ice age, and peek into the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Rome. As guests wander the Wetlands trail they will discover the history of the Middle Ages and the New World, and amaze at inventions like cars, planes, space travel, and the computer all on 5,000 intricately carved pumpkins. Infused throughout will be the art and music associated with each era.

NEW IN 2017 - Soaring Eagle Zip Ride 
Experience the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride and see the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular from 115 feet above the earth. Riders will see out over Providence and into the bay in comfortable side-by-side seats.  The Soaring Eagle Zip Ride is open every night during the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular weather permitting.  $15 per rider | $13 for current RWP Zoo members.

  • 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!  

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