Celebrate the Ocean’s Apex Predator During South Carolina Aquarium’s Shark Week 2014

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Jaw-some Fun Starting August 1, 2014

Shark Week at the South Carolina Aquarium

Splash into the South Carolina Aquarium, August 1-10, 2014 and become immersed in all things shark during the Aquarium’s Shark Week celebration. From shark themed dive shows, to shark touch experiences, there’s fun for all ages all week long.

Dark Blue kick-off party:
Sink your teeth into the official Shark Week kick-off party, Dark Blue, taking place July 31, 2014 at the South Carolina Aquarium. Eat, drink, and dance in honor of everything shark, after-hours at the Aquarium. Make a splash on the dance floor while listening to local bands Brave Baby, Moxie, and Jordan Igoe, enjoy snacks from the Charleston Harbor Fish House, High Cotton, and Victor Social Club and sip libations from Palmetto Brewing and Icebox at a cash bar with drink specials throughout the night. Tickets are $35 each or $30 for Aquarium members, Dark Blue is ages 21 and up, tickets may be purchased at scaquarium.org/sharkweek or by calling (843) 577-FISH (3474).

Shark Week activities:
Reel in the Shark Week experience with tons of toothy fun! From shark themed dive shows, interactive shark carts, and our popular Shark on the Shelf, there’s excitement for all ages all week long:

  • Bruce, the Aquarium’s giant inflatable shark, will welcome guests
  • Bamboo shark touch experience (limited times only)
  • Shark-themed dive shows
  • “Shark on the Shelf” making a special summer appearance
  • Shark-themed interactive education stations such as Sharkeology where you can dig for shark artifacts, and our Shark Cart with fossils, teeth, and more!
  • Photos in a giant Megalodon jaw
  • Shark dress-up area
  • Marvel at 13 sharks which call the Great Ocean Tank home, including sand tiger sharks!

For more information on Shark Week, visit scaquarium.org/sharkweek or call (843) 577-FISH (3474).

Thanks in part to our Shark Week Sponsors:
News 2 (counton2.com), 105.5 The Bridge (1055thebridge.com), 101.7 Chuck FM (1017chuckfm.com), Kickin’ 92.5 (kickin925.com), The Palm 92.1 FM (thepalmfm.com), 94.3 The Dude (943thedude.com), Awendaw Green (awendawgreen.com), Production Design Associates (pdastage.com), Charleston Harbor Fish House (charlestonharborfishhouse.com), High Cotton (mavericksouthernkitchens.com/highcotton/Charleston/), The Victor Social Club (holycityhospitality.com/victor-social-club/).

For all media inquiries, please contact Kate Dittloff at (843) 579-8660 or kdittloff(at)scaquarium(dot)org.

About the South Carolina Aquarium:
The South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston’s most visited attraction, features thousands of amazing aquatic animals from river otters and sharks to loggerhead turtles in more than 60 exhibits representing the rich biodiversity of South Carolina from the mountains to the sea. Dedicated to promoting education and conservation, the Aquarium also presents fabulous views of Charleston harbor and interactive exhibits and programs for visitors of all ages.

The South Carolina Aquarium, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization and is open Daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Aquarium is closed Thanksgiving Day, half day Dec. 24 (open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Dec. 25. Admission prices are: Toddler’s (2 and under) free; Youth (3-12) $17.95; Adults (13+) $24.95. The Aquarium plus the 4-D Theater experience is free for Toddler’s, $22.95 for Children, $29.95 for Adults. The 4-D Theater experience only is $6.95 for Children and adults, and free for Members. For more information call 843-720-1990 or visit scaquarium.org. Memberships are available by calling 843-577-FISH.


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