Shark Week Fun Fest
Wednesday, July 18
Bring your lawn chairs or beach towels to Market Square to help kick off the 30th anniversary of Shark Week. Discovery Channel will be hosting a fin-tastic, family-friendly community event to commemorate its iconic annual television series.
8-9pm: Enjoy kids’ games, water toys, shark photo opps, face painting, and shark-themed trivia for a chance to win prizes such as koozies, foam fin hats, plush sharks, mechanical swimming sharks, t-shirts, and beach towels. Plus stickers and temporary tattoos for kids of all ages.
9-10pm: Advance screening of “Bloodline: Spawn of Jaws” (TV-PG). The never-before-seen Shark Week special will be shown on a big screen in Market Square.
It's Free. It's Sharks.
In the heart of Downtown Knoxville.
Get a pic with Chompie the Shark in Market Square!
You'll find it here after July 18.
About Discovery Channel's Shark Week
Discovery's Shark Week is television’s longest-running and eagerly awaited summer TV event, delivering all-new groundbreaking shark stories and incorporating innovative research technology to reveal compelling insight on some of the most unique shark species in the world. Shark Week 2018 -- the 30th installment of the annual franchise -- kicks off Sunday, July 22, on Discovery Channel with eight days of shark-centric specials, featuring more than 19 hours of programming packed with an all-star lineup of celebrities and new scientific discoveries.
Why Sharks in Downtown Knoxville?
Discovery's recent acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive and subsequent relocation of its national operations headquarters to Knoxville brings some unexpected benefits…including a community celebration of Shark Week with Shark Week Fun Fest on July 18 and this never-before-seen Shark Week special in the heart of downtown Knoxville. So come on out and join the celebration!