JULY 27 - AUGUST 5
Shark Week Activities:
Sharkeology DigGo on an archeology dig to find shark fossils and learn more about the history and body parts of sharks.
Shark ShapesPiece together a puzzle to figure out one of the shark species that lives in our Great Ocean Tank!
Shark StationsLook for stations around the Aquarium where you can get hands-on with shark learning!
Interactive Shark-themed Dive ShowsLearn about all things sharks and how the Aquarium staff cares for the sharks in our tanks.
Shark CraftsJoin us in our Great Hall for a fun-filled toothy craft you can take home!
Shark Photo OpsLook for shark themed photo opportunities around the Aquarium where you can take your picture with a shark!
Dress Like Your Favorite Shark!See what it feels like to be a shark, look for different shark costumes by the shrimp boat on the second floor and play dress-up with your friends!
Shark Week Q&A with Arnold:Do you know we have four different species of sharks in the Great Ocean Tank? Who takes care of those sharks? That's where Arnold Postell, Aquarium dive safety officer and senior biologist comes into the picture. Just what does his job entail? Click to find out!
Shark Week Q&A
Shark Week Events:
Shark, Rattle & RollJuly 27, 2012
Kick off the anticipated Shark Week with a waterfront concert that is not to be missed. Enjoy several local bands as they perform out on the Riverside Terrace, or put some motion in the ocean to the sounds of a DJ inside the Aquarium. Then savor some delicious nibbles by some of your favorite local restaurants.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. with a full cash bar including drink specials. Tickets include music and food, and can be purchased in advance for $25 per person and $20 for members. All tickets at the door are $30. Must be 21 to attend. All proceeds will go towards the care of more than 5,000 animals in residence at the Aquarium.
Thanks to our sponsors: Landshark Lager, Pearlstine Distributors, Snyder Event Rentals and Staffing, Awendaw Green, Sewee Outpost and ICEBOX bar, Inc., Y102.5, Fox 24 and Charleston City Paper
JAWS On the LawnAUGUST 2, 2012
EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER.
Fall in love with your favorite classic shark movie all over again during Shark Week at the Aquarium's Movie on the Lawn! Free to the public, see 'Jaws' on the big screen with the sound of the ocean just beyond your seat.
Lawn opens at 7 p.m., movie to start at dark.
Free event! Donations accepted for the conservation programs of the Aquarium. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Snacks, sodas and alcoholic beverages available for purchase. No coolers or pets allowed.
Shark Week and Jaws On the Lawn are made possible in part by our sponsors: