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Shark Week! “Jawsome” Ferris wheel at Pacific Park

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier’s “fintastic” Ferris wheel dives into a variety of “jawsome” designs of sharks and waves, along with a variety of cool blue colors and patterns from July 20-22.

Shark Week is cable television’s longest-running and eagerly awaited summer TV event and it returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, July 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and continues through Sunday, July 29. To celebrate the 30th anniversary, Shark Week 2018 will feature the most hours of shark programming ever, with over twenty hours of all-new jaw-dropping shark stories and groundbreaking scientific discoveries.

In addition, on July 21 Shark Week will be hosting beach cleanups with Ocean Conservancy at beaches nationwide including Santa Monica where they have partnered with Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier and Aquarium. Shark fans can head to oceanconservancy.org/shark-week-2018 and RSVP to a cleanup in their area; 100 volunteers participating in Saturday’s clean up in Santa Monica will get a free ride ticket for the Ferris wheel at Pacific Park. A variety of activities are planned on the Pier deck as well.

Check out Pacific Park’s new Shark Frenzy ride with guests sitting in the jaws of the ocean’s most iconic sharks including the Blue, Bull, Great White, Lemon, Mako, Sand Tiger and Tiger species.

Where: Pacific Park, 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

When: Ferris Wheel Lighting – July 20-22 from Sunset (about 8 p.m.) to Midnight

Who: Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, LA’s only admission free amusement park, offers 12 amusement rides, 14 midway games, an oceanfront food plaza and seaside retail shopping. Prices and operating hours are subject to change. For more information and operating hours, please call 310-260-8744, visit pacpark.com, go to Facebook.com/pacificpark or follow on Twitter.com/pacpark.

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