FAQ for the Best of Rhode Island

Bestof CmykCONGRATULATIONS! We are so excited to be back at the Roger Williams Park Zoo for another fabulous year. Below are frequently asked questions that will help you in preparing for the 2022 celebration.

When, where and what time is the party? 

The party is on Thursday, July 21 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at the Roger Williams Park Zoo. Rain date is Thursday, July 28.

What if I won the Best of Rhode Island?

If you won the 2022 Best of Rhode Island, you will receive a special invitation in the mail. This will include ONE complimentary ticket for being a winner. Should you have won, we will have your plaque at the event as long as you RSVP by July 7.

What if more people from my organization would like to attend? 

More tickets can be purchased starting JUNE 1 on a first come first serve basis here (Don’t dwell! Tickets WILL sell out).

What time is set up if I’m a vendor?

All vendors may begin to set at the zoo starting at 4:00pm. All set up must be completed by 5:30pm.

Will the zoo provide anything to me as a vendor?

The zoo will provide a 6-foot table and any electrical needs you might require. Please ensure all electrical needs are communicated to Paige Zuber NO LATER than July 11.

Is there a form I should fill out as a vendor? 

Yes! If you have not done so yet, please ensure you fill out this form and return it no later than June 20. Access form here.

How many guests are expected this year? 

Between 1,300 and 1,500 guests are expected to attend this year’s Best of Rhode Island.

What if someone from our organization would like to attend the event?

As an extra thank you for being a vendor at the best party of the year, we include one ticket for someone from your organization to attend the event.


Additional questions? Please email Paige Zuber at pzuber@rimonthly.com for any further clarification.