Roger Williams Park is packed with spooky (and not-so-spooky) fun this month!

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular 2018
October 4-November 4 | 6:00-10:30 PM
Roger Williams Park Zoo (map)
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic! See 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 the world.  Learn more >


Illuminated Swan Boat Rides
October 4-November 4 | 6:00-10:00 PM
Polo Lake, next to the Zoo (map)
Take a magical nighttime paddle and navigate a series of illuminated tunnels throughout Roger Williams Park’s ponds. Hot apple cider and hot chocolate are available to enjoy on your ride!  Learn more >


Creepy, Crawly Family Fun Weekend
October 27 & 28 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Museum of Natural History (map)
Enjoy spooky fun crafts, Halloween museum quest, museum vault tours, creature features and a trick-or-treat bag full of Halloween fun! Visitors receive a complimentary treat bag. Free museum and planetarium admission for costumed visitors.  Learn more >


Spooky Zoo
October 28 | 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Roger Williams Park Zoo (map)
Come early to trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo (while supplies last) and enjoy activities including animal encounters, an elephant pumpkin stomp, costumed characters, hands-on crafts, and free trick-or-treat bags.  Learn more >


Williams Family Cemetery Walk
Saturday, November 17* | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meet at the Museum of Natural History (map)
Museum docent and archivist Richard Siembab will lead a walking tour of the Park’s historic Williams family cemetery. Learn who’s buried there and what those curious headstone symbols mean.  Learn more >
*This event has been rescheduled from Oct. 27 due to inclement weather.

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