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Summer of Sharks!

Get chummy with us this July! Sink your teeth into FINtastic facts, JAWsome activities and featured events during SHARK WEEK!

Plus grab some lunch and cold drinks in our Riverwalk Cafe, open all week. Eat-in or take to go!


Mine for Megalodon Teeth

Every day in July
Hunt for your very own fossilized shark teeth at the Red River Treasure Mine (extra fee applies)


Shark Talks & Feedings
Mon, Wed, Fri at 2:30 pm

It's lunch time for our sharks! Come check out the unique feeding behaviors of these magnificent (and often misunderstood) creatures. Learn fascinating facts about these incredible predators from one of our experts. Meet all of our seven species of shark and meet our mascot, Sherlock the Shark! 

Members only limited-edition pins

Daily throughout July while supplies last
Pick up your collector's item, limited edition FINS UP pin during the month of July

Summer of Sharks Science is Neat series 

Every Sunday in July, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm

Join us for an unforgettable adventure into the world of sharks with our very own Science & Research Manager, Jackson Wheat! Jackson will uncover the mysteries and marvels of these fascinating and often misunderstood creatures. 

July 7—Planktivore sharks: Giants of the Deep
July 14—The Mighty Megalodon
July 21--The Origin of Sharks
July 28—The Modern Diversity of Sharks




First 20 Giveaway
Every morning July 7 - 14

The first 20 kids age 2-12 to visit every day (regular priced tickets or members -no fieldtrips or groups) will receive a JAWsome kids shark party pack!


Shark Art and Poetry Gallery
Every day July 7 - 14

Kids, bring in shark-themed artwork or a poem to add to our Gallery for a chance to win chance to win the grand prize Shark basket with plush toys, tote bags, water bottle, mugs, pencils, coin purse and more!


Fin Fact Frenzy Shark Olympics Quiz trail
Every day July 7 - 14

Learn about our incredible shark athletes and their unique skills and natural talents. Can you keep up with our champions? Dive into the challenge and you can earn a gold medal in shark knowledge!


Meet Sherlock!
11 – 4 pm, July 7 - 14

Sherlock the Shark will be swimming through the aquarium every hour on the hour for pictures and finny high fives!


Shark Craft!
11 - Noon, July 7 - 14

Visit our activity station in Contact Cove to create a cool shark-themed take home craft


Shark Science!
1 - 2 pm, July 7 - 14

Stop by our activity station in Contact Cove to learn how sharks use electroreception to capture prey and check out some neat artifacts like shark jaws and mermaid purses!


Blood Drive

Thursday, July 11, 10 am – 2 pm 

LifeShare will set up in front of the aquarium and all donors will receive a free gift.

Shark Week Trivia & Tacos Night

Changed to Friday, July 12, Two seatings at 5:30 & 7 PM
Join us in our beautiful event pavilion for tacos and trivia games at 5:30 and 7 p.m. Test your shark knowledge and win cool prizes! Delicious taco bar with grilled chicken and beef tacos, chips and salsa included. $15 at the door. Free for members (must have ID card). Shark themed-cocktails and mocktails available for purchase. First come, first served.

​​Zenon’s Birthday Party
Thursday, July 11, 11:30 a.m.

ZENON TURNS SEVEN!!! Come sing happy birthday to Shreveport’s favorite zebra shark! Watch her enjoy her clam-flavored birthday cake! Cupcakes will be available as well for human party guests. Swing by during the week before the party and sign her birthday card!

Schedule subject to change

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