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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017

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Take a bite out of Aquarium kids’ tickets during Shark Week

Kids can score discount Florida Aquarium admission when they dress the part during Shark Week.

Aug. 9 - 16, kids ages 11 and under wearing a make-it-yourself shark week mask or glasses will enjoy a $5 discount on a regular full paid ticket. No other discounts apply.

Discounted tickets must be purchased at the ticket window. The mask and glasses templates can be downloaded from the website.

Regular daily admission is $23.95 for adults, $20.95 for seniors ages 60 and older and $18.95 for kids ages 3-11.

The aquarium is home to six different species of sharks and will celebrate them with shark-themed activities and discounts during the week including mermaid appearances, ‘Breakfast with the Sharks,’ scavenger hunt, games and guest speaker Dr. Dan Huber. For a complete schedule of events, visit the Florida Aquarium website.

The Florida Aquarium is located at 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa.