Event Info



Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular
1000 Elmwood Ave.
Providence, RI 02907

Sensory-Friendly Night at the Jack-O'-Lantern Spectacular

Join the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, RI for a special sensory-friendly Jack-O'-Lantern Spectacular event taking place an hour before the trail opens to the public.

Designed those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences (and their families) from 5:00pm – 6:00pm.

FOUR Sensory Friendly Dates added for 2024!

Saturday & Sunday, September 28th & 29th
Saturday & Sunday, October 12th & 13th

• For maximum enjoyment, the over 5000 pumpkins will light up the Zoo’s Wetlands Trail but there will be no music or special effects.

Tickets for the Sensory-Friendly hours are sold in person only at the Zoo's admissions booth.

Ticket prices are $16 for adults;
$13 for children (ages 2-12);
Toddlers 1 and under are always free.

Visit the Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular page for ticket details and admission info.

Event Times

Sensory-Friendly Night at the Jack-O'-Lantern Spectacular

  • Saturday, September 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Sunday, September 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, October 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Sunday, October 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm