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SharkCon 2017 Tampa Pascal’s 2nd solo show

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Date(s) - 07/08/2017 - 07/09/2017
12:00 am

Florida State Fairgrounds

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The painter of Blue and Sharks will be exhibiting at the next SharkCon in Tampa.

The event will be held at the Florida Fair Grounds, Tampa. It will be held Saturday July 9th, 2016 from 9am-5pm & Sunday July 10th, 2016 from 10am-5pm.


SharkCon is an event that brings those who love the ocean together for a weekend of education and the fun of a Comic Con. SharkCon has something for everyone who loves the ocean.  We have a huge interactive exhibit from our presenting sponsor The Florida Aquarium which includes games, trivia, and a shark tooth sand dig. Sea World is bringing a larger exhibit with touch tanks, games, conservation information, shark, facts and information on their new coaster Mako. The Clearwater Aquarium is bringing an exhibit that will teach you about marine mammal rescue and they will have touch tanks. The 22 foot shark slide will be back and the octopus bounce house. This year the DEMA Be A Diver Pool will be there to give those who have never done scuba a chance to check it out. There will be 12 different activities for your kids through our nonprofit partners like Sharks4Kids, Tampa Bay Watch, and Shark Angels. We will be putting on a how to draw a shark, presented by Peppermint Narwhal. Dr.Ellen Prager will be hosting Shark Trivia. SharksSUP will be teaching stand up paddle board techniques. Over all there will be over 30 activities all completely FREE. There are 15 speakers this year including our headline speakers Chris Fischer (OCEARCH), Wendy Benchley (Jaws, WildAid), and Steve Alten (MEG). All of our speakers will also be available for FREE autographs and photo opportunities after their presentations. Everything listed above is included in the price of admission. We also have over 100 booths of vendors that are shark, ocean, conservation organizations, and our sponsors. We have two vendors the shark ride and shark photo booth which are an additional charge. Parking at the Florida State Fairgrounds is $6.