Carousel Village Info

Carousel Village Info

Located a 1/4 mile away from the Zoo is the Roger Williams Park Carousel Village offering fun and exciting activities for the whole family! Kids will enjoy the fully accessible Hasbro Boundless Playground open daily all year or board the Carousel Express (open seasonally). Frenchy's Cafe offers lunch during the warmer months, and Food Truck Friday is a great way to end the week (2022 dates TBD). 

Follow signs throughout Roger Williams Park for directions to the Carousel Village, which is located just by the park's boat house. Click here for a full list of rules for the safety and protection of the guests and Carousel.

Carousel Village Hours & Pricing
The Carousel Village is managed by Roger Williams Park Zoo.
Carousel Village Hours


  • January 1 - 31 | Closed
  • February 1 - March 31  |  Weekends 12 - 4pm
  • April 1 - June 30  |  Weekdays 12 - 6pm & Weekends 11am - 6pm
  • July 1 - Labor Day  |  Daily 11am - 6pm
  • Post Labor Day - Oct. 31  |  Daily 12 - 4pm
    • Beginning November 1, Carousel Village will be open Weekends 12 - 4pm
  • Please Note: Carousel Village is open Spring Holidays and April School Vacation week* and for party/holiday rentals.

*School holidays are identified by the Providence Public School Department’s’ calendar. 

Questions? Email or call (401) 461-1099.

Carousel Rides

This historic Carousel features classic colonial horses, benches, and other real and mystical creatures to ride.  (available February-December during normal Carousel hours)


  • $2 per ride
  • $20 for 12 rides
  • RWP Zoo Members - $15 for 12 rides (That's four rides free!)

Please note: Children under the age of 4 must be accompanied by an adult.

Train Rides | Closed for winter 2021

All aboard the new Carousel Express! This fun family-friendly premium train is designed for all ages (weather permitting).

Dates/Time: Open during carousel business hours *Train Rides will also operate in the evenings during Food Truck Fridays, weather permitting* 

Price: $3 per rider

Please note: This seasonal activity is wheelchair accessible.  We do not offer automated wheelchairs or carts.

Carousel Village Day Pass

There's no better way to enjoy the Carousel Village than with a day pass! Enjoy unlimited Carousel and train rides.

Price: $20 per pass

Please note: Some activities are weather permitting or have additional policies/age requirements.  Day pass is only available while all activities are running April school vacation week through Labor Day dependent on weather.

Book a Private Event or Birthday at the Carousel Village

The Carousel is always available for private events, birthday and holiday parties or any other event that will benefit from the Carousel's unique setting.

More information on Private Events & Birthdays at the Carousel Village

Questions? Contact or call (401) 467-0150.