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Shark Week Celebration 2022

Date(s) - 07/16/2022
9:00 am - 5:00 pm



Swim, paddle, wade or sail on in to this fun-filled weekend to encounter our Shark Week Celebration!

Shark’s play an important role in the ocean’s ecosystem. Come learn about these amazing animals and how you can help protect them.

Visitors will be able to:

  • Take fun family pictures with inflatable shark jaws or our authentic shark cage
  • Learn What kind of Shark are you? with a fun mobile quiz
  • Speak with volunteers to learn about shark biofacts, and touch shark collection items like teeth or scales
  • Listen to our shark talk at 2pm during the Chesapeake Bay Feeding and discuss shark habitat in the Chesapeake Bay, how we care for our sharks, and shark conservation
  • From 11am-3pm, head to the garden area outside and dig for shark fossils

Behind the Scenes Aquarium Tour

As a special add-on, you can go with an aquarist behind the scenes to see how we take care of our aquatic animals! Everything and anything you want to learn about – what they eat, when they sleep, what happens if they have an itch – no question is too small!

Price: $20/non-member, $15/member

Note: This tour involves climbing. Ages 8 & up only, no wheelchair access. Please wear closed toe shoes.

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