Shark Week at Shedd

From bonnetheads to wobbegongs, Shedd showcases its sharks during Shark Week, July 5 through 12. Cruise the aquarium to find all 11 species, from the Atlantic, Pacific, Indo-Pacific and Caribbean. Join us for daily shark chats in Wild Reef 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 ShakeCelebrate Shark Week with a special blueberry Shark Shake at Soundings Cafe.

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.

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

Shark Chats: 9:45 a.m. | 11:15 a.m. | 3:45 p.m. | Wild Reef

Plus, join us online Monday July 6 for a Twitter chat with expert Lise Watson live from 1-2 p.m. CST. 

Shark Week Press Room

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