July 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to July 27, 2018 - 3:00pm

Gulf State Park Shark Week

Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier

July 23rd through 27th 2018

10am until 3pm

Join us for a full week of "fintastic fun"

Daily activities from 10am until 3pm each day include:

  • 3D Shark Movie
  • Fun, educational displays and activities all about shark’s anatomy, senses, fins
  • Sharks of the Gulf scavenger hunt on the pier. Each correct answer will get a shark tooth or small trinket to add to Shark Week visor craft.  
  • See what's going on under the pier on a monitor showing our underwater remote control vehicle.
  • Shark Face Painting and Tattoos

Each day will also have a guest educator:

Monday- Ocean Camp

Tuesday- Auburn University Natural History Museum will be showing how to use a dichotomous key to identify sharks

Wednesday- Marine Resources will have touch tanks to get up close and personal 

Thursday- Marine Fisheries Lab with Mississippi State University at the Coastal Research and Extension Center will be doing dissections at 10:30am and 1pm

Friday- USM’s Center for Fisheries Research and Development will have tagging info, preserved specimens and microscopes with blood slides

 

Entrance is $3 per person for all ages and includes sightseeing on the Pier and all shark week activities.

 

 

 

 

Please check back for more details coming soon..........