Shark Week at Gulf State Park: Fun for the Entire Family!
The annual Shark Week event will be hosted at Gulf State Park Pier from Monday, July 12th to Friday, July 16th, 2021. Each day, festivities will be from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Throughout the week, patrons can participate in a variety of events related to the iconic shark species in the Gulf of Mexico. Activities will include arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt, educational programs, a touch tank and more! All the events this week will offer patrons a chance to dive deep into the incredible world of sharks!
Gulf State Park is excited to partner with regional organizations for Shark Week. Each day, Marine Resources Division of AL DCNR will have a touch tank filled with various ray species native to the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, researchers from the Mississippi State University Marine Fisheries Ecology will be visiting from Tuesday, 13th, to Thursday, 15th, to host a variety of programs.
The admission fee for Shark Week is $3 per person. This purchase will also allow patrons to sightsee along the Pier.
View the detailed schedule for Shark Week below: