Spooky Zoo at Roger Williams Park Zoo Offers Family-Friendly Halloween Fun

Spooky Zoo at Roger Williams Park Zoo Offers Family-Friendly Halloween Fun

Kids 12 and Under in Costume Receive

Half-Priced Zoo Admission for Spooky Zoo


Providence, RI - Roger Williams Park Zoo’s “Spooky Zoo” event is back, October 27th & 28th!  One of the zoo’s most popular seasonal events, Spooky Zoo will offer half priced admission for all children under 12 who come dressed in costume.

The weekend will be packed with Halloween and harvest inspired activities as well as appearances by performers and some frightfully fun characters.  Spooky Zoo activities are free with Zoo admission, and kids 12 and under who come in costume get in for half-price.  The festivities are set to include trick-or-treat stations, pumpkin treats for the animals, a fun pirate adventure,  a games tent, creepy crawly animal encounters, pumpkin carving demonstrations, music, roaming costumed characters, and other live entertainment. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Spooky Zoo activities are presented with support from Shaws, Little Rhody Foods, Lite Rock 105, New York Life, Newport Creamery, Yellowbook, Hasbro, Snikiddy, Cape Cod Potato Chips, Jaswell’s Farms, Katsiroubas Brothers, Clif Kid and Parent Bug. 

For more information, visit www.rwpzoo.org.  Roger Williams Park Zoo is open year ‘round, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (last admission at 3:30 p.m.); closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas day and at 2 p.m. on the last Saturday of June.  Regular admission prices are $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for children ages 3 – 12 and $11.95 for seniors ages 62+ (children under 3 and Zoo members get in free).



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.