Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

From Joplin to Jay-Z, Experience 150 Years of Music
September 30 – October 31, 202

Providence, Rhode Island (September 7, 2021) It’s music to our ears as the nationally acclaimed
walk-through Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo is back and better than ever.

Presented by Citizens, this year’s spectacular takes visitors on a journey from the days of
ragtime and swing to rock and roll and hip hop as we celebrate the greatest music from the last
150 years. Guests can stroll, or dance their way, past thousands of intricately carved pumpkins
displayed while listening to soundtracks from the 1860’s through today.

All tickets are only available online and must be purchased in advance.

Tickets for Prime Nights, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, are timed entry tickets only from 6:00 – 10:30 pm,
with last entry at 10:00 pm. Adult $21; child $18 (ages 2-12); toddlers 1 and under are always free.

Tickets for Value Nights, Monday through Thursday, are timed entry tickets only from 6:00 – 10:30 pm,
with last entry at 10:00 pm. Adult $17, child $14 (ages 2-12); toddlers 1 and under are always free.
Roger Williams Park Zoo members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets nightly. Members
must purchase their tickets online.

Family Fun Nights: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Included with price of admission

Family Fun Nights have special themes for the whole family. Families can meet & greets with
some of their favorite costumed characters before hopping on the pumpkin trail. All events are
6:00 – 8:00 pm and included in the price of the Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular ticket.

Fairy Tale Nights
Tuesdays: October 12 & 19

Superhero Nights
Wednesdays: October 13 & 20

Sensory-Friendly Nights
Join us for a special sensory-friendly Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular an hour before the trail opens
to the public, designed for those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and sensory processing
differences and their families from 5:00 – 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 26 and Wednesday,
October 27.

• For maximum enjoyment, the over 5000 pumpkins will light up the Zoo’s Wetlands Trail,
but there will be no music or special effects.

• Tickets are available for purchase in person only at the Zoo’s admissions booth. Check for ticket information.

Spooky Zoo
Spooky Zoo is back, offering daytime outdoor autumn activities for the whole family! Come
trick-or-treat with us on Saturday October 2325th from 10:00-3:00 pm in the Big Backyard.
Activities are free with Zoo admission and children’s costumes are encouraged. All activities are
weather permitting and while supplies last. Rain date Sunday, October 2426th.

WEATHER POLICY – Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is open rain or shine. In the case of light to
moderate rain, the show will be open. There will be no refunds or rescheduling. Please call in
advance, check the website or visit Facebook for updates and weather policy.


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