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Shark Week celebrations at Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium

It's Back! Shark Week, the Discovery Channel's famed television event will be back from August 10 - 17th and Sea Life Aquarium Grapevine will be featuring their 15 species of sharks.

Black Tip Reef Shark at Sea Life Aquarium
Sea Life Aquarium Grapevine

Along with the array of Sea Life Aquarium activities, Shark Week is a way to get kids interested in learning about marine life. As a part of raising awareness about shark conservation, visitors can take a shark scavenger hunt and win sea life annual passes when they identify the correct species. Kids can also touch real shark eggs and teeth in an interactive touch pool area. Watch shark themed videos all week in the cinema.

Shark feedings will be in the ocean tank at 2 pm on Tuesday, August 12; Thursday, August 14 and Saturday, August 16. Watch aquarists up close feed the sharks and see two new baby epaulette sharks with the purchase of a behind the scenes tour ticket.

Other activities include:

  • Shark-themed coloring activities.
  • Immerse yourself in the life of a shark while playing games on giant interactive touch screens in Shark Mission, and discover compelling facts about these majestic predators of the deep.

On Saturday, August 10 from 11 am to 1 pm; Saturday, August 16 from 10 am to 2 pm and Sunday, August 17 from 11 am to 1 pm guests can take a photo with "Sharky" the Sea Life mascot.

Annual Pass Holder Benefits

Annual Pass Holders are invited to take a FREE behind the scenes tour Tuesday, August 12, Thursday, August 14 and Saturday, August 16. (Space is limited to 12 guests per hour. Tours run every half hour.)

SEA LIFE Aquarium is located in the Grapevine Mills Mall at 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway in Grapevine Texas.

Tickets: Admission is $20 for adults, $16 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for kids 2 and under. To purchase special discounted tickets

Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - attraction remains open 90 minutes after last admission.

SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine is one of the premier family destinations in the DFW Metroplex that provides guests with a great learning opportunity to learn about marine life. Prepare for astonishingly close views of everything from humble starfish and seahorses to graceful rays and powerful sharks. With an amazing 360° ocean tunnel, 30 display tanks and more than 5,000 sea creatures the aquarium is the perfect stop for family fun! To get any closer you would have to get wet!

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