ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO’S JACK-O-LANTERN SPECTACULAR CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF MAGIC
The JACK-O-LANTERN SPECTACULAR is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4, CNN and USA Today site this amazing experience as EXTRAORDINARY. This year’s show includes more than 5,000 intricately carved pumpkins featuring scenes of wizards, fairytales, and the luminaries of great myths and legends, alongside superheroes, and historical figures. Audiences will revel in the sights and sounds of the season, and celebrate this otherworldly experience.
NEW TO JACK-O-LANTERN SPECTACULAR
New this year, join us for a special event themed nights throughout October. All events are 6:00 – 8:00 pm, and included in the price of admission.
Fairy Tale Nights
Wednesday, October 10 and Thursday, October 11
Meet and take photos with beloved fairy tale characters. Grab a candy apple or some witches brew, and as the sun sets, find your favorite fairy tales personalities intricately carved on the pumpkins on the trail.
Wednesday, October 17 and Thursday, October 18
Wizards and witches get your wands, mount your brooms and fly on over to meet some of the characters from the wizarding world. Try a butter brew, then travel the pumpkin trail, and identify characters and scenes from the wizarding world.
Super Hero Nights
Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25
You never know who might show up at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. Comic book fans might meet Black Panther, Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the gang. Take a photo, and find out how they all save the world. As our heroes go back out to fight evil, find your hero’s pumpkin on the pumpkin trail.
JACK-O-LANTERN SPECTACULAR TICKETS
Tickets for Prime nights, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, are timed entry tickets only from 6:00 – 11:00 pm, with the last ticket sold at 10:30 pm. Prime Night tickets are available online only at rwpzoo.org/jols. Weekend ticket prices for adults are $18; children $15 ages two – twelve. 10 pm slot ONLY tickets: $15 adult and $12 child Friday, Saturday, and Sunday online and Zoo admissions.
Tickets for Value Nights, Monday through Thursday from 6:00 – 10:30 pm with the last ticket sold at 10:00 pm, are available online at rwpzoo.org/jols, and at Zoo admissions. Adult $15, child $12 (ages 2-12). Children one and younger are always admitted free.
Roger Williams Park Zoo members save $2 off adult and $1 off child tickets. Members must present a current Roger Williams Park Zoo membership card and another form of photo I.D. Reciprocal memberships do not apply.
JACK-O-LANTERN SPECTACULAR EXTRAS
Don’t forget the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride. Tickets available ONLY at admissions gate. Open every night during the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular.
- All riders must also purchase a same-night Jack-O-Lantern ticket at the admissions gate.
- If guests purchase the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular tickets online – the ticket must be shown at the admissions window in order to purchase Soaring Eagle tickets.
- Guests will enter the ride at the end of the pumpkin trail.
- Tickets are $15 per rider | $13 for current RWP Zoo members
JACK-O-LANTERN SPECTACULAR GROUP SALES
For those interested in group savings and private events please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 check the website or visit Facebook for updates.