Fin Fest

Sunday, July 22 – Sunday, July 29, 10am – 5pm daily (last ticket sold at 4pm)
Included with regular Aquarium admission

400-plus million years ago, when humans weren’t even a blip on Earth’s biological timeline, sharks ruled the blue planet from the deep. Join us in honoring this apex predator’s legendary reign as kings of the ocean with Fin Fest, a week-long celebration of all things shark.

Each & Every Day:

  • Complete a shark-themed scavenger hunt for a chance to win an Annual Family Pass (OR to have your Annual Pass renewed for 1-year on us)
  • Win shark trading cards, shark teeth and shark temporary tattoos
  • Learn simple tips for drawing a shark
  • Take home a commemorative family-photo from Coral Cove Gift Shop for just $6.99

Sunday – July 22

  • 10 – 11am Test your knowledge with the Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 11:15am Learn why our divers aren’t afraid to get in the water during the Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 11:30am – 3pm Create a make & take shark craft
  • 1:30pm Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 2:30pm Dish on Fish: Get aquarist insights on sharks & stingrays
  • 3pm Try your hand at feeding a stingray ($2 reserved; limited daily availability)
  • 3 – 5pm Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 3:30pm Watch a shark feed in the seatube!

Monday – July 23

  • 10 -11am Test your knowledge with the Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 10:30am – 2:30pm See shark artifacts from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • 11:15am Learn why our divers aren’t afraid to get in the water during the Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 11:30am Meet our “land shark” mascot Finn!
  • 12 – 3pm Create a make & take shark craft
  • 1:30pm Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 3pm Try your hand at feeding a stingray ($2 reserved; limited daily availability)
  • 3 – 5pm Shark Teeth Matching Game

Tuesday – July 24

  • 10 – 11am Test your knowledge with the Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 11:15am Learn why our divers aren’t afraid to get in the water during the Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 11:30am Meet our “land shark” Finn!
  • 12:30 – 3pm Create a make & take shark craft
  • 1:30pm Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 2:30pm Dish on Fish: Get aquarist insights on sharks & stingrays
  • 3pm Try your hand at feeding a stingray ($2 reserved; limited daily availability)
  • 3 – 5pm Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 3:30pm Watch a shark feed in the seatube!

Wednesday – July 25

  • 10 – 11am Test your knowledge with the Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 10:30 – 2:30pm See shark artifacts from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • 11:15am Learn why our divers aren’t afraid to get in the water during the Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 11:30am Meet our “land shark” mascot Finn!
  • 12 – 3pm Create a make & take shark craft
  • 1:30pm Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 2pm Kids’ Aquarium Shark Hat Parade & Story with Captain NEO
  • 3pm Try your hand at feeding a stingray ($2 reserved; limited daily availability)
  • 3 – 5pm Shark Teeth Matching Game

Thursday – July 26

  • 10 – 11am Test your knowledge with the Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 11:15am Learn why our divers aren’t afraid to get in the water during the Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 11:30am Meet our “land shark” mascot Finn!
  • 12 – 3pm Create a make & take shark craft
  • 1:30pm Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 2:30pm Dish on Fish: Get aquarist insights on sharks & stingrays
  • 3pm Try your hand at feeding a stingray ($2 reserved; limited daily availability)
  • 3 – 5pm Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 3:30pm Watch a shark feed in the seatube!

Friday – July 27

  • 10 – 11am Test your knowledge with the Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 10:30 – 2:30pm See shark artifacts from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • 11:15 am Learn why our divers aren’t afraid to get in the water during the Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 11:30am Meet our “land shark” mascot Finn!
  • 12 – 3pm Create a make & take shark craft
  • 1:30pm Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 3pm Try your hand at feeding a stingray ($2 reserved; limited daily availability)
  • 3 – 5pm Shark Teeth Matching Game

Saturday – July 28

  • 10 – 11am Test your knowledge with the Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 11:15am Learn why our divers aren’t afraid to get in the water during the Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 11:30am – 3pm Create a make & take shark craft
  • 1:30pm Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 2pm Kids’ Aquarium Shark Hat Parade & Story with Captain NEO
  • 3pm Try your hand at feeding a stingray ($2 reserved; limited daily availability)
  • 3 – 5pm Shark Teeth Matching Game

Sunday – July 29

  • 10 – 11am Test your knowledge with the Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 11:15am Learn why our divers aren’t afraid to get in the water during the Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 11:30am – 3pm Create a make & take shark craft
  • 1:30pm Sharks & SCUBA Talk
  • 3:00pm Try your hand at feeding a stingray ($2 reserved; limited daily availability)
  • 3 – 5pm Shark Teeth Matching Game
  • 3:30pm Watch a shark feed in the seatube!