Check Out The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Fall is officially here, which means, it's time to enjoy all the natural beauty the area surrounding our apartments in Providence, Rhode Island has to offer. Get ready for cool nights filled with yummy treats, Halloween costumes, campfires, and hot cider. Each year, thousands of visitors travel to celebrate autumn at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. This year the show returns to Roger Williams Park Zoo. Be ready to travel through a seasonal wonderland and take part in the festive events.


Head over to the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, from October 3rd through November 3rd. The event is set to operate from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday. This year's event involves six entertaining nights filled with music, magicians, costumed characters and special guests. Children (and adults) are encouraged to dress up and join in on all the activities! These nights are included with admission.

Fairy Tale Nights - Oct. 9 & 10

Video Game Nights - Oct. 16 & 17

Superhero Nights - Oct. 23 & 24 

Open every night during the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is the Soaring Eagle Zip Ride. All riders must purchase a same-night Jack-O-Lantern ticket at the admissions gate. If a ticket is purchased online, it must be shown at the admissions gate in order to purchase a Soaring Eagle ticket.

The zoo is also hosting four sensory-friendly nights, that do not include music or special effects. These nights will run from October 31st to November 3rd, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are only available at the zoo admissions booth. Adult tickets are $15 and children are $12 (ages 2-12).


You can find the Roger Williams Park Zoo easily located off Route I-95. Rain or shine, the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular will continue.

The ticket price for Value Nights (Monday - Thursday) is $15 for adults and $12 for children, (ages 2-12). Tickets are available online or at zoo admissions. Ticket pricing for Prime Nights (Friday - Sunday) is $18 for adults and $15 for children, (ages 2-12). href="http://www.rwpzoo.org/jols">http://www.rwpzoo.org/jols. Children 1 and younger are always admitted free.

All individuals with a current RWP Zoo membership save $2 off adult tickets and $1 off of child tickets. Members must have a valid photo I.D and a current Roger Williams Park Zoo membership card. Additional group and discounted pricing information are available at the time of purchase.


Contact us if you have any questions about the upcoming event or need advice on finding the right apartment for your needs. We will happily provide you with any information about upcoming festivals or new places to explore in the Providence, Rhode Island area.