Posted by JoAnn M. Drabble on 10/3/2018

Thursday, October 04 6:00pm to Sunday, November 04 10:30pm

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 intricately carved pumpkins featuring scenes of wizards, fairy tales, and the luminaries of great myths and legends, alongside superheroes, and historical figures who changed our world. Revel in the sights and sounds of the season, and celebrate this otherworldly experience. Mark your calendars - Tickets on-sale NOW!

Experience the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride during the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular from 115 feet above the earth.

Riders see out over Providence and into Narragansett Bay in comfortable side-by-side seats. The Soaring Eagle Zip Ride is open every night during the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular - weather permitting. Restrictions apply.

Important Information:

  • Prime Nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday): Available for purchase ONLINE ONLY and timed ticket entry requires pre-registration. 
  • Value Nights (Monday through Thursday): Sold online and at Zoo admissions.
  • AAA Member Discount (Tuesdays): Available for purchase at Zoo admissions ONLY.

Please note: Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is open rain or shine. In the case of light to moderate rain, the show will be open. NO REFUNDS OR RESCHEDULING.

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Pricing:

  • Prime Nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday): Available for purchase ONLINE ONLY and timed ticket entry requires pre-registration. 
    • Adult $18; child $15 (ages 2-12) | Current RWP Zoo members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets.
    • Trail open 6:00 – 11:00 pm. LAST TICKET SOLD AT 10:30 PM
    • Children one and younger are always admitted free.
  • Value Nights (Monday through Thursday): Sold online and at Zoo admissions.
    • Adult $15, child $12 (ages 2-12) | Current RWP Zoo members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets.
    • Trail open 6:00 - 10:30 pm. LAST TICKET SOLD AT  10:00 PM
    • Children one and younger are always admitted free.
  • AAA Member Discount (Tuesdays): Available for purchase at Zoo admissions ONLY.
    • Current AAA members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets. (limit of two adults and two children)
    • To receive the AAA discount, tickets must be purchased in-person and members must show a valid AAA membership card and a matching photo I.D. 
  • RWP Zoo Membership Discount:?
    • To receive the member discount for online tickets, all members must log into their online member account and the discount will automatically apply at checkout.
    • Value Night ticket attendees may also purchase discounted member tickets in-person with a valid RWPZ membership card/eMembership card and matching photo I.D.
    • Reciprocal memberships do not apply.





Posted by JoAnn M. Drabble on 3/21/2018

Easter EggZOOberance

Easter EggZOOberance

Saturday, March 24 at 9:30am
Sunday, March 25 at 9:30am
Saturday, March 31 at 9:30am
Cost: Zoo Members: $20/person; Non-members: $25/person
Children under one are free!

Back by popular demand! Hop over to the Buttonwood Park Zoo to meet the Easter Bunny!

Enjoy an egg-cellent breakfast buffet, take a photo with the Easter Bunny and meet some of the Zoo’s favorite resident animals. Children will then head out into the Zoo for an egg hunt. Free train and carousel rides, weather permitting, are included.  Space is limited so reserve your spot today!

Don’t forget to bring a camera to capture your Easter Bunny visit and an Easter basket to collect your eggs.


Buttonwood Zoo

425 Hawthorn Street  |  New Bedford, MA 02740
tel: (508) 991-6178  |  email: info@bpzoo.org



 

 

 

 







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