Celebrate Shark Week at the Shreveport Aquarium 7/24-31

By Mimi Rankin Webb - Macaroni Kid Shreveport-Bossier Moms In the Know Publisher July 22, 2022

Right now, when you use code #MACKID with your paid registration, you will get your first lesson FREE!

What’s more dangerous than a shark? A lot of things actually. Sink your teeth into fun facts all about sharks during Shark Week in the SHARK-LA-TEX!

Enjoy ongoing family-friendly activities, feedings, games and more. Win a prize on the shark quiz trail, hunt for fossilized shark teeth, observe shark feedings, meet Sherlock and so much more! 

Plus, join us for our featured events: Zenon the Zebra Shark's 5th Birthday Party on Tuesday July 26 at 3pm!


Sunday, July 24  - Sunday, July 31, all shark week long:

Remember!! Any Aquarium Members visiting in July receive a free SHARK WEEK  pin! 

  • First 50 Giveaway The first 50 regular priced kids tickets or members ages 2-12 to visit each day will receive a shark party pack which includes a free Raising Cane’s kids meal and a bag of SugarWalk Shark Bait popcorn! 
  • Meet Sherlock! 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sherlock the Shark will be swimming through the Aquarium on the hour for pictures and finny high fives! 
  • Shark Art Gallery Bring in shark themed art to add to our gallery and receive a cool prize!
  • Meet the Sharks! Do you know all of our sharks by name? Complete our Fin Fact Frenzy Quiz Trail to get better acquainted with the sharks of the Shreveport Aquarium. Find them all and win a prize!
  • Shark Science 12:15 - 1 p.m. Stop by our activity table in the dome to learn how sharks use electroreception to capture prey and check out some neat artifacts like shark jaws and skin! 
  • Shark Art 1:15 - 2 p.m. Visit our activity station for a shark themed craft 
  • Airbrush Tattoos 2 - 4 p.m. Free fearsome tattoos 
  • Shark Feedings 2:30 p.m. It's lunch time for our sharks. Come observe the unique behaviors of these magnificent (and often misunderstood) creatures!
  • Ancient Oceans Fossil Dig Hunt for your very own fossilized shark teeth at the Red River Treasure Mine (extra fee applies)
  • And so much more! Check out our microscope station and snap some pictures in our shark photo booth

Important Dates to Remember: 

Sunday, July 24, Noon - 4 p.m. 

Shark week kicks off with a blood drive at Shreveport Aquarium. The LifeShare Blood Mobile will be set up in our dome. All donors will receive this cool Shark Week Tshirt while supplies last. Book your appointment HERE

Tuesday, July 26 at 3 p.m. 

ZENON the Zebra Shark turns five! Come sing happy birthday to Shreveport’s favorite shark and watch her enjoy her clam-flavored birthday cake! And clam-free cake will be available for the human party guests. Sign her birthday card on July 21 - 25.

Saturday July 30 at 11am-3pm

What better week to donate blood! The LifeShare Blood Mobile will be set up in our facility and all donors will receive a cool Tshirt while supplies last. Book your appointment HERE.


CLICK HERE for even MORE Shark Week Fun with these downloadable printables from Sonic!

**First Lesson FREE With Paid Registration & Code MACKID**



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