Shark Week at Shedd

From bonnetheads to wobbegongs, Shedd showcases its sharks during Shark Week, Aug. 10 through 16. Cruise the aquarium to find all 11 species, from the Atlantic, Pacific, Indo-Pacific and Caribbean. Learn to tell the truth from "myth-information" at our shark chats. And be sure to follow our blogs and social media for contests and other fun. It’s all sharks all the time during Shark Week at Shedd! Plan your Shark Week visit today! 


Shedd's zebra shark breeding programModern matchmaking: Read about Shedd’s zebra shark breeding program.

Shark craft

Visit our Fun & Games section to craft your own shark and find out what type of shark you are with our Shark Quiz.

Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes in Wild ReefTry your hand at feeding the fishes during our Shark Feeding Tour: Behind the Scenes in Wild Reef.

Shedd Adventures trip to Fiji

Interested in seeing sharks in the wild? Join us on our Shedd Adventures trip to Fiji!

Amazon wish listSupport our sharks - and all our animals - by purchasing items from our Amazon Wish List!

LFBTSCheck out our Live from Behind the Scenes experience, where Shedd experts and animals make a virtual visit to your classroom!

Support our sharks

You can help us care for and conserve the shark species at Shedd through a gift to our annual fund. Donate now!

Shark Chats

Missed our Shark Week Twitter chat? Check out the recap here!

Shark Week Press Room

Get the latest Shark Week info, stories and assets with our Shark Week Press Kit

Shark Week Promos

Bottle and Bottega
Take a bite out of your creativity and come celebrate Shark Week at Bottle and Bottega's South Loop studio! Paint Shark Week themed 16x20 canvas that will leave you with lasting memories. Register here!

More Cupcakes
The first 100 guests that purchase a Total Experience Pass onsite or show their Total Experience Pass print at home ticket Sunday, August 10 through Saturday, August 16 will receive a certificate for a free More cupcake (up to a $5.25 value). See more details here!

Member Perks

Check out exclusive members-only Shark Week happenings, including behind-the-scenes sneak peeks in Wild Reef every day from 9-10 a.m. See more info here!