Visitor Info

Events Calendar

Check out our events calendar to find out what is happening at Shark Reef.

Upcoming Events:

October 31 – November 2, 2014
Shark Reef transforms into a ghostly underwater adventure for three spooky days of Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Come see hundreds of sharks, piranhas and other creepy creates in our expansive aquarium. On opening day, kids under 12 in costume get free admission and candy. Adults too, if they donate blood at the United Blood Services booth. Don’t miss it – it’ll be over before you can say boo!

Friday, Oct 31 Community Day 10 am to 10 pm
last admission at 9 pm

Children 12 and under who come dressed in their Halloween costumes will receive complimentary entry and candy treats.

Guests 17 years of age and older will also receive complimentary admission upon donating blood at the United Blood Services booth. The booth will be open Friday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Space is limited. Appointments are encouraged. Please call United Blood Services at 702-638-7400 or go to and enter sponsor code: SharkReef or click here.

Saturday, Nov 1 10 am to 10 pm
last admission at 9pm

Sunday, Nov 2 10 am to 8 pm
last admission at 7pm

The Haunting and Day of the Dead celebration continues with creepy decorations, pumpkins and trick or treating for kids 12 and under. Included with all admissions.

Parking information:
Currently, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is growing their meeting and convention space through a large expansion of the facilities. Construction will be taking place beginning October 22 and will be completed in the fall of 2015.

During construction, the parking lot outside Shark Reef Aquarium will not be available for parking. Please park in the Mandalay Bay Self-Parking Garage when visiting Shark Reef, accessible via Frank Sinatra Drive.

We apologize for any inconvenience during this time.

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