Get wildly connected at Roger Williams Park Zoo with fun animal encounters and experiences!

Interactive Bird Shows

Birds take flight at the Zoo this year as they display their natural behaviors and abilities during daily Interactive Bird Shows. Get an up-close look at falcons, macaws, cranes, owls and more as they fly, call and mimic their interpreter — along with some surprise encounters that make this a don't-miss treat!

RWP Zoo 2024 bird show

This experience runs all summer long and is included with Zoo admission. Shows are held daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (weather permitting).

Armadillo Encounters

Make new friends! Get up close and personal with armadillos and radiated tortoises in their reopened play yard, Connection Corner. These hands-on encounters run all summer long and are free with your visit.

RWP Zoo Armadillo

Dragons & Mythical Creatures

P.S. A Zoo visit would not be complete without experiencing the thrill of Dragons & Mythical Creatures. Come face-to-face with over 60 life-size animatronic and interactive dragons, unicorns and more.

Featuring moving, roaring and smoke-breathing dragons, this outdoor walk-through experience is one of the largest of its kind and it's right here at YOUR ZOO! Open daily through Aug. 11, a separate ticket is required for the Dragons & Mythical Creatures exhibit, it is not included with Zoo admission and can be purchased online.

RWP Zoo 2024 Dragons

A visit to the Zoo is always a fun and educational experience for the entire family. Each time you visit the Zoo, your support provides world-class exhibits, state-of-the-art animal care, environmental education and significant contributions to conserving wildlife and wild places.

Don't miss Food Truck Fridays at Carousel Village every Friday through the summer months. Plan a family getaway in the city with your family, dine out and enjoy all the activities the Zoo has to offer. 

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