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Family Overnight at Roger Williams Park Zoo

  • 1000 Elmwood Avenue
  • 1000 Elmwood Avenue
  • Providence, RI 02907
  • Phone (401) 785-3510
  • Dates: Jul 18, Jul 25 2020
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 10:00 AM
  • Price: For members, $100 per parent/child pair (non-members $110); $50 per additional participant (non-members $55)


Snooze at the Zoo for the wildest family overnight adventure in town! The night begins with pizza and ice cream before educators engage you and your child(ren) in hands-on activities, program animal encounters, and a Zoo tour by flashlight. Set up your sleeping bags in the Meller-Danforth Education Center, watch a movie, and snack on some popcorn before falling off to sleep. You’ll need your zzz’s before waking up with the animals! A light breakfast will be provided before a morning Zoo tour.


Saturday, July 18: Wild Workplace
Working in a zoo can be WILD! Enter the world of Zoo careers in a family overnight focusing on animal and veterinary care, research, conservation and education.

Saturday, July 25: Creatures of the Night
When the sun goes down, many animals are just waking up. Learn about creatures of the night and the adaptations that enable them to survive in a world of darkness. Even dissect an owl pellet!

PLEASE NOTE: There must be at least a 1:3 parent/child ratio. This program is not intended for adults without children.