Check Out FREE Shark Lagoon Nights on Fridays at The Aquarium of The Pacific in Long Beach

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Want to get up close and personal with some fearsome ocean predators… for free?

Remember that on select Fridays at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach guests can take advantage of a free opportunity to touch bamboo sharks, sand tiger sharks and even stingwrays as part of the Shark Lagoon Nights program put on by the Aquarium.


In addition to the public admission for shark encounters there is food/drink available for purchase including coffee, hot cocoa, beer, wine, desserts, and other snacks.

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Aquarium of the Pacific
Aquarium of the Pacific Petting Lagoon. Credit: Clinton Steeds via flickr cc

As a reminder these free event only provides access to the exterior portion of the Aquarium, including the lagoon, so you won’t have the full run of the place or be able to see the exhibits inside.

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Shark Lagoon Nights takes place on select Fridays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm (weather dependent) at the Aquarium of Pacific.

See below for the most current list of upcoming scheduled Shark Lagoon Nights. Current list of dates via official website.

February 26, 2016
March 25, 2016
April 1, 2016
April 8, 2016 
April 22, 2016 
April 29, 2016 
May 6, 2016 
May 13, 2016 
May 20, 2016 
May 27, 2016 
June 3, 2016 
June 10, 2016

The Aquarium of the Pacific is located at 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802.

For more information on planning your visit



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