Enter to win a (car-load) ticket to 
the Roger Williams Park & Zoo's Drive-through
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular !

Contest Details:

Enter to win a vehicle ticket to see the Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular!
We'll draw one winner for a car-load ticket. 

Important: Winning ticket is valid for attending on Weds. Oct 121st ONLY.
The event will assign a specific time slot for your arrival so keep your evening free!
Time slot will be determined when we end the contest.

Contest ends Tuesday, Oct 6th, 2020, 8:00am.
We'll pick one lucky winner for this contest. No limit entry!

Trail open 6:30pm-11:00pm but admission has a specific timed-entrance.

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The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular runs Thursday, October 1st - Sunday, November 1st, 2020. 

Citizens Bank presents a drive-through Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo! Celebrate Special Places while staying safe inside your car enjoying thousands of intricately carved pumpkins as you immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Halloween season.
The trail will wind from the Zoo’s parking lot, through the admissions plaza and a portion of the Zoo. Patrons will view pumpkins from trees, on the side of the trail, and just about everywhere the eye can see!

Follow the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular on Facebook and Instagram.

COVID Update

Due to COVID-19, Roger Williams Park Zoo will host its annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular as a drive-through event instead of the traditional walk through the Zoo and down the Wetlands Trail.  All tickets are sold online only.  Absolutely no tickets will be sold at the gate. 

Admission and Hours 

TicketsAll tickets are sold online only. Absolutely no tickets will be sold at the gate.  Purchase Tickets 

Admission: Standard admission is $50 per vehicle; Zoo members $45 per vehicle.  Purchase Tickets

Hours: Trail opens at 6:30pm - 11:00pm. Gates close at 10:30pm. 

WEATHER POLICY – 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.

Vehicle Information

The Zoo has implemented safety restrictions Please adhere to the following:

• Large commercial or oversized vehicles, motorcycles, open side vehicles, and recreational devices (bicycles, scooters, skateboards, etc.) are not permitted.
• Minivans and pickup trucks are permissible.
• Roofs must be on Jeeps and convertibles.
• Maximum speed 3 mph.
• Guests may not exit their vehicle during the duration of the tour.
• Tailgates, doors, and hatchbacks must be closed.
• Objects may not be thrown out of a vehicle’s window.
• Smoking and alcohol are not permitted within the zoo.
• No pets in vehicles.

Contest Rules and Eligibility Requirements

The Contest is open to legal residents of continental United States where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.

The Sweepstakes begins Sept 28, 2020 8:00am EST and ends  Oct 6th, 2020, 8am  EST. ("Sweepstakes Period"). All entries (submissions) must be received on or before the time stated during that submission period. The sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the contest at their sole discretion.

All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will be gathered into a database at the end of the Submission Period. A winner will be chosen at random.
The winners will be announced on or about Oct 6th, 2020 on or about 9am EST. Announcement and instructions for prize will be sent to the e-mail address supplied on the potential prize winner's entry form. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this sweepstakes. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Administrator (or Sponsor) within two (2) days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize.

If this event is canceled due to weather, no refund or credit will be carried over into future dates or seasons.
If public health restrictions due to COVID-19 cause this event to be postponed or canceled in 2020, contest tickets will be forfeited if no additional dates are added in 2020. Contest tickets may not be redeemed for 2021 or future event dates.

By entering this contest I agree to be informed by all travel restrictions within and between states. I agree to follow quarantine and travel restrictions which may be in place for the location where this event is taking place and those restrictions which may be in place from the state or city I am traveling from.

By participating, each entrant grants the Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.