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July at Roger Williams Park Zoo!

Zoo Nights

Thursday, July 11 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM

What do animals do when the sun begins to set – come find out at Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Zoo Night.  Adults (21+) have the Zoo to themselves without worrying about the kids. Food concessions are open for purchase, enjoy a drink at the bars throughout the Zoo, and delight in a visit with the animals. Then dance to the music, get silly in Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard with corn hole, giant Jenga and other outdoor games, and cool down in the Drip Drop Water Garden.  Enjoy the opportunity to get up close to interesting creatures, ride a camel, and feel the exhilaration of the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride in Explore & Soar*. But wait there’s more … every thirty minutes listen for exciting raffle prizes including the tickets for a giraffe feed, the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride,  or Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular coming in October.  The grand prize –  two tickets to the Zoo’s popular event Brew at the Zoo on August 24!


*Standard activity pricing applies. Ticket includes one complimentary beer, wine or soft drink.  All guests must show a valid ID before entering Zoo grounds.


Please note: Zoo Nights are open rain or shine. In the case of light to moderate rain, the events will be open.  There will be no refunds or rescheduling.


Pirates and Princess Day

Wednesday, July 17 | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Ahoy Mates – it’s Pirates and Princess Day at Roger Williams Park Zoo! Meet swash buckling pirates and lovely princesses throughout the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up and wear their favorite royal attire or pirate costumes.


Please note: Activities run from 10:00 am – 3:00 pmand are FREE with Zoo admission.


Bowling for Rhinos at AMF Cranston Lanes

Saturday, July 27 | 6:30 PM

There are only five species of rhinoceros left in the world – join our zoo keepers for a fun night of bowling, and you can help save them! The Roger Williams Park Zoo chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is hosting their 6th annual Bowling for Rhinos event to raise funds for rhino and habitat conservation. Not only can you expect a fun evening bowling with friends and family, but also a night that has a deeper impact on the environment. All funds go directly to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy to support black and white rhino conservation; and to the International Rhino Foundation to support conservation efforts for Javan and Sumatran Rhinos.


Registration includes 3 hours of bowling, lanes, and shoe rental. Please note: Free for children 2 and under, as well as guests who are not bowling.



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