An array of interesting indoor and outdoor activities abound at Roger Williams Park over April school vacation – and hopefully spring sunshine will, too!

Fairy Garden Days
April 13-28 from 10 AM-4 PM
The Park’s Botanical Center is transformed into a fantastical fairy-themed world during Fairy Garden Days. Explore a host of intricately handcrafted fairy dwellings and villages. Embark on a scavenger hunt and traverse the Gnome Trail. Engineer your own enchanting fairy house or gnome home. General admission is $12.00; $6.00 for children ages 6-12, seniors (over 64), & military (with ID); member rates available.

Celebrate Earth
April 15-19 from 10 AM-4 PM
Before Earth Day, visit the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium for Earth Week! Explore what makes our planet so special with activity tables, demonstrations, crafts and daily planetarium shows (“Earth’s Changing Climate”) at 2 PM. Celebrate Earth activities are free with $2.00 museum admission; planetarium shows are $3.00 and include museum admission.

Party for the Planet
April 16 and 17 from 10 AM-3 PM
Roger Williams Park Zoo hosts its annual Party for the Planet, a celebration of animals, conservation and the environment that includes close encounters with some incredible creatures. (Rain date: April 18)

Family Nature Exploration

April 18 at 1 PM
Join the Roger Williams Park Conservancy and the Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership for a FREE family exploration featuring a short walk along the Park’s woodland trails, followed by a hands-on nature activity.

Take a Hike
Get moving and soak up spring by exploring the Park’s walking trails, or go on a self-guided tour to discover the Park’s notable trees, art, and historic buildings.

Float Your Boat
See the Park from a new perspective by making a splash in a swan boat!


Perhaps pack a picnic and make a day of it! To discover more fun things to do in Roger Williams Park, visit

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