Kids & Families

Roger Williams Park Zoo is the ultimate living classroom and an award-winning center for environmental education.

Preschool Adventures (up to 5 yrs)
These programs present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. These virtual programs will include a lesson, activity, and an up-close encounter with one of our education animals.
Endangered Species Youth Art Contest
Join us for our 5th annual Endangered Species Youth Art Contest! Accepting art entries from local K-12 grade students and homeschoolers. Returns spring 2022!
Insider Tours
Led by a Zoo professional, get exclusive access into our amazing World of Adaptations, inside-looks at our elephants and giraffes, feed our goat herd and so much more! This socially distanced experience will make you feel like a VIP.
Nature Swap (Ages 3+)
Complete quests to collect points for swapping with items in our collection.
Animal Encounters
Get wildly connected at the Roger Williams Park Zoo with our fun animal encounters and experiences!
Book a Birthday Party
Now Booking Zoo Birthday Parties! The zoo is open, so come party with us today! For your safety, we are following all local and federal regulations and offer increased cleaning, limited capacities, and new safety precautions.
Earth Agents
Does your family want to save wild animals and wild places? Become an Earth Agent and help Roger Williams Park Zoo inspire your neighbors to make the world a better place for animals and their habitats.
Breakfast with the animals
More info coming soon
Zoo Overnights
Temporarily suspended for 2021 season.