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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

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