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Rides

Ride purchases are only redeemable during daytime hours. 
They cannot be used during the evening hours or during special events, including but not limited to the Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular.

Ticket prices do not include required Zoo admission.

All ride policies apply.  

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Zoo members SAVE!  Learn how:  

1.) Click the "Sign-In/Register" button in the top right corner of this page.

2.) Log in if you have an existing account. 

  • If you are creating a new account, enter your name, email address, and address exactly as they appear on your membership.  For questions or troubleshooting, contact Membership@rwpzoo.org or 401-785-3510 ext. 375 (Monday - Fridays, 8 AM - 3 PM).  

3.) Once logged in, proceed with your purchase.  The discount will reflect in the Shopping Cart.

You must log in before purchasing to receive the discount.  

 

Brew at the Zoo

Join Roger Williams Park Zoo for the 6th Annual Brew at the Zoo! Sample more than 170 craft beers from over 80 of the regions’ finest brewers.

Purchase a VIP ticket and join the party one hour early! You'll have a chance to meet and greet with the brewers and sample some of their finest select brews. A limited number of VIP tickets will be sold...so get yours before they sell out!

Only VIP ticket holders and their designated drivers will be permitted to enter at 4:00pm. The festivities start for all other ticketed guests at 5:00pm.

Brew at the Zoo is a 21+ event and all attendees will be required to show a valid ID at the gate, no exceptions. Infants and toddlers are not permitted.

Questions about Brew at the Zoo? Email zoobrew@rwpzoo.org. For more information and to see which breweries will be represented, please visit our website . Tickets are non-refundable.

Breakfast with the Animals

Please Read Prior to Registering

BEFORE registering, please create/log-in to your RWPZoo account.  Click the Sign-In/Register button at the top right corner of this page to do this.  

If you are a Zoo member:

  • Enter your name, email address, and address exactly as they appear on your membership.
  • You must be logged in before registering to receive a member discount on certain programs.
  • Discounts will show in the Shopping Cart.

 

Important Breakfast with the Animals Registration Notes

All registrations are final. No refunds will be given unless this event is cancelled by the Zoo.

Breakfast with the Animals is not a drop-off program. All children aged 15 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult. 

While all public areas of the Zoo are wheelchair accessible, some behind-the-scenes areas are not.  Please contact programs@rwpzoo.org or (401) 785-3510 x 358 if you have any concerns about accessibility.  

Education Mask Policy:

Masks are required for all participants (children and adults).

Please see your confirmation materials for more information on your program's mask policy.

 

Any questions?  Call us at (401) 785-3510 x 358.

 

General Admission Tickets

Tickets are presently available through July 31, 2022. Tickets beyond that date are not yet available though they will surely be added in the future. Please check back soon!

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Welcome to Roger Williams Park Zoo!

All tickets are available online-only.  Visitors must choose a specific day and specific time slot, as visit capacity is limited.  The time slot is your arrival window (ex: if you choose 1 PM, you must arrive between 1 – 2 PM).  Once on grounds you may stay as long as you’d like! 

 

Member Ticketing: Current Roger Williams Park Zoo members no longer need to reserve a timed ticket in advance - just show your digital membership card and a photo ID at any ticket booth for entry on the day of your visit. Timed-entry tickets are still required for non-members. 

 

Save now! Group discounts available: Groups with 10 or more paying guests SAVE!  You'll save $2 on each ticket type.  This discount will apply to online orders in early April - until then, please contact GSales@rwpzoo.org to take advantage today.  

 

Special circumstances:

  • If you have a military discount or are looking to save with a reciprocal membership, please do not use this form and instead click here for directions on using the discount.   
  • If you already have tickets to the zoo (for example, complimentary tickets gifted to vendors, sponsors, or winners), please do not use this form and insteadclick here for directions.

 

Additional General Admission ticket information:

  • All purchases are final, so please choose carefully - orders are not eligible for refunds, reschedules, and/or rainchecks. 
  • Discounts including military and reciprocal discounts must be purchased in-person. Please call the Zoo before visiting to ensure availability. Group and library discounts are available online. 
  • Last admission into the zoo is at 3:30 PM. If you are reserving tickets for the 2 PM timeslot, please plan to arrive as close to 2 PM as possible to ensure you can see the entire zoo (an average visit is 1.5 hours and some exhibits close at 3:30 PM, with the entire zoo closing at 4 PM).
  • A small non-refundable service fee is automatically charged to each order.
  • We offer complimentary parking across 4 large lots. All parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please note that lots can fill quickly on busy days and ticket purchases do not guarantee lot availability.  To avoid parking setbacks, you may want to consider ride share services or bussing on high-volume days.  
  • COVID regulations change frequently, visit here for the latest masking and safety information.
  • Our zoo will proudly receive guests regardless of the forecast, so we encourage you to dress accordingly and have fun! 

 

 

 

Summer Tadpole Academy

Please Read Prior to Registering

(No, seriously! Please read.)

Click here for tips on speeding up your registration

BEFORE registering, you must create/log-in to your RWPZoo account.  Click the Sign-In/Register button at the top right corner of this page to do this. This is a requirement for all ZooCamp registrations.  

If you are a Zoo member:

  • Enter your name, email address, and address exactly as they appear on your membership.
  • Don't lose your password! You must be logged in before registering to receive a member discount on ZooCamp.
  • Discounts will show in the Shopping Cart.

 

Important ZooCamp Info

 

·        Registration for all Summer ZooCamps begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, March 9th at rwpzoo.org.  Registration deadlines are two weeks prior to your desired week of camp, but camps may sell out prior to deadlines.

·        Campers must be the minimum age of each camp at the time of attending camp.  Requirements are not negotiable and are strictly enforced.  RWPZoo reserves the right to cancel your registration if your camper does not meet the minimum age requirement. 

·        Group and Friend Requests. Please put all camper requests into your registration prior to your week of camp. Camp groups will not be changed or mixed once camp has started on Monday. Groups will stay the same throughout the entire week. Siblings will be placed in the same group to help keep camper households as stable as possible.

·        Refunds, minus a $30.00 registration fee per campers, will be given prior to February 1, 2021 for Winter ZooCamps, April 1 2021 for Spring ZooCamps and June 1, 2021 for Summer ZooCamps.  Absolutely no refunds will be given after these dates.

·        $25 sibling discount applies to all Summer ZooCamps.  First registration at full price, $25 applied to each sibling thereafter.  Siblings must be registered within the same account.  Please forward your receipt to programs@rwpzoo.org to receive your discount as a refund.

Pre-paid lunch options for full-day campers are available.

·        For $10.00/day, choose from cheese pizza, mac and cheese, or a hot dog, all with a piece of fruit and a drink, packaged in recyclable & compostable containers.

 

Click here for tips on speeding up your registration

 

Please visit rwpzoo.org to view the 2022 ZooCamp Handbook and FAQ documents for more details. 

 

Any questions? Call us at (401) 785-3510 x 358.

Summer Adventures

Please Read Prior to Registering

(No, seriously! Please read.)

Click here for tips on speeding up your registration

BEFORE registering, you must create/log-in to your RWPZoo account.  Click the Sign-In/Register button at the top right corner of this page to do this. This is a requirement for all ZooCamp registrations.  

If you are a Zoo member:

  • Enter your name, email address, and address exactly as they appear on your membership.
  • Don't lose your password! You must be logged in before registering to receive a member discount on ZooCamp.
  • Discounts will show in the Shopping Cart.

 

Important ZooCamp Info

 

·        Registration for all Summer ZooCamps begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, February 9th at rwpzoo.org.  Registration deadlines are two weeks prior to your desired week of camp, but camps may sell out prior to deadlines.

·        Campers must be the minimum age of each camp at the time of attending camp.  Requirements are not negotiable and are strictly enforced.  RWPZoo reserves the right to cancel your registration if your camper does not meet the minimum age requirement. 

·        Group and Friend Requests. Please put all camper requests into your registration prior to your week of camp. Camp groups will not be changed or mixed once camp has started on Monday. Groups will stay the same throughout the entire week. Siblings will be placed in the same group to help keep camper households as stable as possible.

·        Refunds, minus a $30.00 registration fee per campers, will be given prior to February 1, 2022 for Winter ZooCamps, April 1 2022 for Spring ZooCamps and June 1, 2022 for Summer ZooCamps.  Absolutely no refunds will be given after these dates.

·        $25 sibling discount applies to all Summer ZooCamps.  First registration at full price, $25 applied to each sibling thereafter.  Siblings must be registered within the same account.  Please forward your receipt to programs@rwpzoo.org to receive your discount as a refund.

Pre-paid lunch options for full-day campers are available.

·        For $10.00/day, choose from cheese pizza, mac and cheese, or a hot dog, all with a piece of fruit and a drink, packaged in recyclable & compostable containers.

After Care 3:30 – 5:30 pm  *Full Week Options Only

·        Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Aftercare will only be available for full week registration $90/wk.

·        Aftercare cannot be added during the week. 

 

Click here for tips on speeding up your registration

 

Please visit rwpzoo.org to view the 2022 ZooCamp Handbook and FAQ documents for more details. 

 

Any questions? Call us at (401) 785-3510 x 358.

Conservation Heroes

Please Read Prior to Registering

(No, seriously! Please read.)

Click here for tips on speeding up your registration

BEFORE registering, you must create/log-in to your RWPZoo account.  Click the Sign-In/Register button at the top right corner of this page to do this. This is a requirement for all ZooCamp registrations.  

If you are a Zoo member:

  • Enter your name, email address, and address exactly as they appear on your membership.
  • Don't lose your password! You must be logged in before registering to receive a member discount on ZooCamp.
  • Discounts will show in the Shopping Cart.

 

Important ZooCamp Info

 

·        Registration for all Summer ZooCamps begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, March 9th at rwpzoo.org.  Registration deadlines are two weeks prior to your desired week of camp, but camps may sell out prior to deadlines.

·        Campers must be the minimum age of each camp at the time of attending camp.  Requirements are not negotiable and are strictly enforced.  RWPZoo reserves the right to cancel your registration if your camper does not meet the minimum age requirement. 

·        Group and Friend Requests. Please put all camper requests into your registration prior to your week of camp. Camp groups will not be changed or mixed once camp has started on Monday. Groups will stay the same throughout the entire week. Siblings will be placed in the same group to help keep camper households as stable as possible.

·        Refunds, minus a $30.00 registration fee per campers, will be given prior to February 1, 2021 for Winter ZooCamps, April 1 2021 for Spring ZooCamps and June 1, 2021 for Summer ZooCamps.  Absolutely no refunds will be given after these dates.

·        $25 sibling discount applies to all Summer ZooCamps.  First registration at full price, $25 applied to each sibling thereafter.  Siblings must be registered within the same account.  Please forward your receipt to programs@rwpzoo.org to receive your discount as a refund.

Pre-paid lunch options for full-day campers are available.

·        For $10.00/day, choose from cheese pizza, mac and cheese, or a hot dog, all with a piece of fruit and a drink, packaged in recyclable & compostable containers.

After Care 3:30 – 5:30 pm  *Full Week Options Only

·        Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Aftercare will only be available for full week registration $90/wk.

·        Aftercare cannot be added during the week. 

 

Click here for tips on speeding up your registration

 

Please visit rwpzoo.org to view the 2022 ZooCamp Handbook and FAQ documents for more details. 

 

Any questions? Call us at (401) 785-3510 x 358.

University of Rhode Island Zoo Animal Management Course

Please Read Prior to Registering

BEFORE registering, please create/log-in to your RWPZoo account.  Click the Sign-In/Register button at the top right corner of this page to do this.  

If you are a Zoo member:

  • Enter your name, email address, and address exactly as they appear on your membership.
  • You must be logged in before registering to receive a member discount on certain programs.
  • Discounts will show in the Shopping Cart.

 Important Registration Notes

All registrations are final. No refunds will be given unless this event is cancelled by the Zoo.

 

Any questions?  Call us at (401) 785-3510 x 358.

 

Volunteer Dues

Sip & Stroll Food Truck 2022

If you’re looking for the perfect night out, then look no further. Sip and Stroll Food Tuck Night at the Zoo during this special, adults-only event! Enjoy live musical entertainment DJ's, amazing animal encounters, and photo-ops.
Guests will be able to purchase beer, wine, and specialty Zoo-themed cocktails at bars throughout the Zoo. Over a dozen food trucks will be on-site throughout the zoo ground.
Experience the Zoo after hours… all without the kids!

Bowling for Rhinos

Please Read Prior to Registering

We have a new registration system!

BEFORE registering, please create/log-in to your RWPZoo account.  Click the Sign-In/Register button at the top right corner of this page to do this.  If you are a Zoo member, be sure to use the same name & e-mail address from your membership.

 

Important Bowling for Rhinos Registration Notes

Children aged 2 and under are free to attend.

Guests who do not wish to bowl are welcome at this event, and do not need to register. 100% of the proceeds from this event go toward rhino conservation efforts, so donations are encouraged!

Sip & Stroll Food Truck Early Admission 2022

If you’re looking for the perfect night out, then look no further. Sip and Stroll Food Tuck Night at the Zoo during this special, adults-only event! Enjoy live musical entertainment DJ's, amazing animal encounters, and photo-ops.
Guests will be able to purchase beer, wine, and specialty Zoo-themed cocktails at bars throughout the Zoo. Over a dozen food trucks will be on-site throughout the zoo ground.
Experience the Zoo after hours… all without the kids!

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular 2022

These tickets are for the 2022 Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular show
in PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND.

Please choose carefully and then confirm your selection, as all selections/sales are final. The time slot chosen is your arrival window (ex: if you choose 7PM, you must arrive between 7 – 7:59PM). Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled.

 

Ticket information:

  • Value Nights (Monday-Thursday): $18 per adult, $15 per child. 
  • Prime Nights (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) $21 per adult, $18 per child.
  • Toddlers ages 1 and under attend free. They will receive a complimentary ticket upon arrival.  
  • Current RWP Zoo members receive a special discount of $2 off adult tickets and $1 off child tickets - see below for details.

 

Discounts for RWPZoo Members:

To receive the member discount, you must be logged into your zoo membership account.

  1. Sign into your member account at the top-right of the screen.
  2. If creating a new member account, enter the information EXACTLY as it appears on your zoo member record. if information differs, the account won't sync and you won't receive your discount. 
  3. Proceed with the transaction. if the discount doesn't apply, please contact Membership@rwpzoo.org as that means the information you entered doesn't match the information on file. Note: the Membership Department is only open Monday-Friday 9 AM - 3 PM, so please plan your purchases accordingly as other departments will not be able to help sync your account. The discount only applies to the number of guests covered under your membership benefits.

 

SAVE NOW! Group Discounts Available

You can use this page to purchase discounted group tickets. Credit card payment and timed entry registration required.

  • The group discount automatically applies after you add at least 25 paid tickets are added to the cart and then advance to the next screen.
  • If you’re traveling to the show via bus, first buy your tickets online. Please then also notify GSales@rwpzoo.org the visit order number, group name, plus estimated number of buses our parking lot staff. 

 

For the best visit, remember:

- Tickets must be pre-purchased online. Every attendee must have a ticket.

- The zoo's masking policy is posted here: rwpzoo.org/reopen

 

By purchasing tickets, you agree to all policies at rwpzoo.org/jols. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is open rain or shine, and rwpzoo.org/jols also contains full weather policy information (please check our website for more details). Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled. 

 

For full information about the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular,

please click here to visit our website.

 

These tickets are for the 2022 Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular show
in PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND.

 

Please select your desired date and time above.

Yoga with the Elephants

Yoga with the Elephants: Get Soulful in the Serengeti
Every ticket includes yoga class access + same-day zoo admission 

Grab your mat, fill your reusable water bottle, and get ready to relax with a 60-minute yoga session situated alongside our iconic African elephants. Tom McGunigal, the certified yoga instructor, will guide you through poses designed to calm your mind and strengthen your body, and the class is designed for ALL fitness levels. Each ticket includes a post-class informal Q&A with an trained animal educator, PLUS all-day zoo admission for the class day. So get moving then get exploring!  

Morning schedule:
Each participant must bring their own yoga mat, water bottle, and face mask. All activities are held outside and will take place on a paved surface (you may bring an additional mat for added comfort, if you want).

  • 7 AM: Check-in
  • 7:30 AM: Class begins
  • 8:30 AM: Class ends; post-class exhibit talk before guests adventure through the zoo.
  • 9 AM: Zoo opens to the public and all attendees can explore the zoo!  

Weather policy:
This event takes place outdoors in the open-air of our African plaza. If heavy rains are forecasted, the class will be automatically rescheduled to its rain date. A decision about rescheduling will be made by the zoo roughly 24-48 hours in advance. All participants will be notified via email, with the change also announced on the zoo's website and Facebook page. 
As a registrant, be sure you can attend BOTH sessions so you do not miss out!  All sales are final, and the zoo will not be granting weather-related refunds, nor will refunds, exchanges, or transfers be possible if you cannot attend the rain date.  Rain dates will use the original class timeframes and the rain dates are as follows:

  • The rain date for the Saturday, May 7, 2022 class will be on Sunday, May 8, 2022
  • The rain date for the Saturday, August 6, 2022 class will be on Sunday, August 7, 2022
  • The rain date for the Saturday, September 17, 2022 class will be on Sunday, September 18, 2022

 

Waivers & youth participation:
All participants must sign a waiver before they can participate. This waiver will be emailed to you before the class and must be completed before you enter the zoo. The zoo makes every effort to ensure a safe environment with this thoughtfully planned program, but no responsibility will be taken for any injuries you may incur during this practice. Please consult with your doctor to be sure yoga is safe and suitable for you, particularly if you have any pre-existing conditions. Additionally, you must be at least 16 years old to attend this experience; any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian, as parental consent is required for all minors. Be sure to also read all policies listed on the zoo's website, including general zoo policies and other event-specific information.

Ready to join?

Buy online now! Advanced ticket purchase is required and this event tends to sell out. Tickets will not be sold on-site.  

Cost: $40 per person

 

Please remember you will be outside during the entire yoga class. 

Be prepared for sun, heat, wind or cool temperatures.

Best of Rhode IslandĀ® Party

Who’s ready for the wildest party of the year?

Join us and help honor the 2022 Best of Rhode Island® winners, as voted by the readers and editors of Rhode Island Monthly. A special thank you to our sponsors for making this year’s event possible!

  • Platinum Sponsors: Audi Warwick, BayCoast Bank, Delta Dental, Cardi’s Furniture and Mattresses, and Cox Business
  • Gold Sponsors: Better Business Bureau, Dunkin’ and Johnson & Wales University
  • Silver Sponsors: Beacon Mutual Insurance, Del's Lemonade, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Insperity, Rhode Island Medical Imaging, and Rhode Island Seafood Marketing Collaborative

 

We anticipate another sold out event, so purchase your tickets as soon as possible! Please note that you must be at least 21 years of age to attend.

 

Your $80 ticket* includes:

  • Exclusive access to the Lower Zoo, where you enjoy viewings of animals such as giraffes, elephants, cheetahs, zebras and more!
  • Complimentary (and convenient) parking 
  • Live entertainment from local groups 
  • Photo booth from Luke Renchan Entertainment, presented by Delta Dental
  • Photos by Blueflash Photography
  • 2 drink tickets to enjoy beer or wine from Newport Vineyards, Narragansett Beer or Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island – A cash bar is available for additional refreshments.
    • Food sampling by the Roger Williams Park Zoo and some of Rhode Island's most famous staples.  

 

*Ticket is inclusive of $5 processing fee.  This event takes place on Thursday, July 21, 2022 with a rain date of Thursday, July 28, 2022

 

 Get social with us! Share your excitement for this year’s party on social media by tagging @RIMonthly and #BestofRI

PUParazzi: Themed Pet Photos

PUParazzi at Carousel Village

Calling all dogs! Join us for Puparazzi Photo Night during Carousel Village’s Food Truck Friday.  We’ll have wacky photo backdrops set up with “pup” culture themes so these pics will be anything but basic.  Capture a goofy memory with your favorite pooch – there’s a new theme every month! And don't forget to bring your own camera to capture the fun.

 

Only $5 per pup, with proceeds benefiting the zoo!  
This means your feel-good pup pic will help other animals feel good too.

 

Helpful tips for the doggone best time:

  • -Be sure to bring your own camera to capture the magic (professional photographers not on-site) 
  • -Buy admission for each dog (humans needn't pay)
  • Please visit rwpzoo.org for full information about PUParazzi policies and Carousel Village policies.