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You Can Now Drive Through A Gourd-geous Field Of Jack-O-Lanterns At This Providence Zoo

Mª del Rosario Castro Díaz Mª del Rosario Castro Díaz

Jack-o-lantern spectacular

Roger Williams Park Zoo has turned its popular Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular into an awesome new drive-thru experience!

While the pandemic has brought on many changes, there’s one we’re particularly fond of and that’s drive-ins and drive-thrus. We’re all about these retro hangouts especially if they’re Halloween-themed like the one at Roger Williams Park Zoo (RWP)!

The zoo won’t let a pandemic stop it from putting on its totally gourdgeous display of exquisitely carved lanterns, so it has turned what is usually a stunning walking trail into an equally spooktacular (last pun we promise) driving experience.

The new Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular drive-thru features thousands of intricately carved pumpkins, spooky skeletons and thrilling music, which visitors can listen to by tunning into 102.9 fm–just like in any retro drive-in!

This year’s drive-thru theme you ask? Well, it’s diversity and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, so you can expect to see some pretty awesome portraits of civil rights leader John Lewis as well as Mick Jagger and more!

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Oh, and did we mention there are snacks involved as well? If you happen to get hungry in the middle of your 25-minute drive, Jack-O-Lantern’s staff will walk up to your car with snacks and refreshments galore.

Tickets are $50 per car ($45 if you’re an RWP member) and are available for purchase online only. RWP’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Drive-thru is open every night from 6:30 until 11:00 pm, starting October 1 until November 1!

See also: 50 Totally Terrifying Series & Movies To Stream This Halloween Season

[Featured image: @rwpzoo, Instagram]

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