Carousel Village Special Events

Carousel Village Special Events

The Carousel Village, a delightful family-friendly destination in Roger Williams Park, is hosting events this season that are fun for everyone and open to the public.

Please check the Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village Facebook Page for updates.

Questions? Email or call 401-467-0150

Calendar of Events
Food Truck Friday

End your week at Food Truck Friday all summer long! Now through September 30th, experience the fun and entertainment of Carousel Village and enjoy some of the best local food trucks each Friday beginning at 5:00 pm. During these events, the Carousel is open for rides as well as seasonal activities. (weather permitting)

More information and full Food Truck Friday schedule.

PUParazzi Photo Nights (at Food Truck Friday)

Join us for a new brand new dog-centric photo feature at Carousel Village this summer during select Food Truck Friday dates!

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! From Harry Pawter and Woofstock, to the Dog Days of Summer, we can't wait to see what looks your canine companion pulls off!

Pricing: $5 per pup; bring your own camera to capture the fun!   


  • Harry Pawter - June 3, 2022
  • Coachella/Woofstock - July 8, 2022
  • Dog Days of Summer - August 5, 2022


Reach out to us at with any questions you might have or CLICK HERE for FAQs.

Sensory Friendly Days

Carousel Village offers Sensory-Friendly Days. We invite those with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences to explore and enjoy Carousel Village.

For maximum comfort, there will be no music or indoor lights. The Carousel and playground will be open to the public, as well as train rides (weather permitting).

Dates: TBD

Time: 12:00 - 6:00 pm

Please Note: Standard activity pricing applies.

Private Events & Birthday Parties

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 group visits, birthday parties, after-hours parties and photo sessions.