Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Shark Week 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017 - Saturday, August 12, 2017
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

(There are no Shark Week activities on Monday, August 7, 2017 because the Aquarium is closed.)

Shark Week returns to CMA and features special shark crafts and activities each day!

Daily Activities (12noon to 4pm)

Exploration Center
Check-out amazing Shark specimens like real shark skin, shark teeth and shark egg cases. Plus! You can create your very own Shark Egg Case.

Marine Research Library
Visit the library to read-up on all things sharks with our special Shark Week book display, check-out our shark videos playing through-out Shark Week, like BBC shark programs or test your knowledge with some Shark Week word puzzles!

Aquarium Courtyard
Enjoy exciting Shark Week coloring activities and crafts.

Susanne Lawrenz-Miller Exhibit Hall
Are you up for a challenge? Stop by the Information booth and pick up one of our Shark Fact Scavenger Hunts. Complete the scavenger Hunt and receive a cool Shark Week surprise!

Gift Shop
Stock up on all our Shark Week gear from the Aquarium’s Gift Shop! We have JAWsome shark shirts, hats, toys, books, fossils and so much more! The Gift Shop is open daily from 10:30am to 5:30pm

Other Exciting Shark Week Activities

Sunday, August 6 through Saturday, August 12
3pm in the John M. Olguin Auditorium - “Surviving Sharks.”
An exciting and informational movie about the different sharks that live in our oceans and how humans are impacting their population and environments. (15 minute movie)

Friday, August 11
2pm in the Courtyard - Scientific shark dissection on a shark from the Aquarium's Collections Department.

Sunday, August 6 to Saturday, August 12
Enter to Win Some Shark Week Swag!
Do you use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook? If so, you might be able to win some cool Shark Swag! Post a photo of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s Shark Week with the hashtag #CMASharkWeek2017 and you can be entered in our Shark Week Photo Contest to win a gift basket of some JAWsome Shark Swag. ($130 value).


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