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Turtle Fest starts this weekend

Celebrating Turtles!
Celebrating Turtles!
SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine

Celebrate National Turtle Day at SEA LIFE Aquarium in Grapevine this Friday. Turtle Fest will run from May 23 - 30, 2014, in an effort to increase awareness affecting today’s turtle species. This event will include fun activities, and contests. This is a great way to start the summer!

Turtle Fest will include:

  • Snap fun photos with your friends and family in front of the exciting photo board featuring SEA LIFE mascot Tyler the Turtle.
  • Follow the Turtle Fest scavenger hunt throughout the aquarium to find fun facts on conservation and sea turtles for a chance to win four tickets to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth.
  • See how these special creatures make their nests with a special turtle nest replica.
  • Go through a turtle excluder and learn first-hand how this device helps a turtle escape when caught in a fisherman’s net.
  • Learn about conservation with SEA LIFE aquarists as they host daily Turtle Talks at 12:30 p.m. in Turtle Rescue Center.
  • Turtle-themed coloring activities.
  • Face painter on Saturday, May 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m
  • Follow @sealifegrapevine on Facebook and enter to win a chance to shadow an aquarist for a day, must be 14 years of age.
  • From May 23-30, help raise awareness for turtle conservation by sharing your best "Turtle Shellfie" on social media - a selfie impersonating a turtle or with a turtle using the hashtag #turtleshellfiedfw for a chance to win an annual pass to SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine.
  • Annual pass holders are invited to bring a friend for FREE each day during Turtle Fest. On Friday, May 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. annual pass holders are invited for a special turtle party with cookies, beverages and behind the scenes access.

Ticket prices:
$20.00 Adult
$16.00 Children (3 — 12 years old)
Children under 2 are Free

For more information call, (817) 819-7677.

SEA LIFE Aquarium
Grapevine Mills Mall
3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway
Grapevine, Texas 76051