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 more. Busch Gardens is bringing an exhibit with touch tanks, games, conservation information, shark, facts and information. 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 pirate ship and octopus bounce house. The Go Dive Now Pool will be back to give those who have never tried scuba a chance to check it out. Florida Fish and Wildlife will be back with their hands on shark and ray identification. There will be tons of different activities for your kids through our nonprofit partners like Sharks4Kids, Tampa Bay Watch, Oceana, Shark Research Institute and Shark Angels. Capt YAK will be teaching kayaking techniques. Over all there will be over 30 activities all completely FREE. There are speakers this year from Shark Week, National Geographic and Animal Planet including Mikki McComb-Kobza, Emma Cassagrande, Liz Parkinson, Cristina Zenato, Paul Clerkin and members of the cast of SpongeBob Squarepants. Everything listed above is included in the price of admission. We also have over 100 booths of vendors that are shark, ocean, art, scuba, watersports, and our sponsors. We have two vendors the shark ride and shark photo booth which are an additional charge.