Shark Week Viewing Party

shark week viewing party

Shark Week Starts this Sunday on the Discovery Channel!

What a great excuse to invite some friends over to watch and enjoy a “bite”!

The drama and excitement of Shark Week is always a highlight of summer television for our family. Here are some ideas for inviting over all of your favorite shark loving friends for a Shark Week viewing party in your home.


First, be sure to head over to to get a full schedule of all the episodes and times, plus lots of great extras relating to Shark Week. This will help ensure you plan your Shark Week viewing party on the night with the show you most want to see.

Next, plan out some fun shark themed snacks for your viewers.

  • We found these cute and easy to make shark cupcakes on Martha If you don’t want to dye your own icing, Pillsbury makes colored frosting these days which is even easier!
  • Triangular tortilla chips in a bowl can be labeled “shark teeth”
  • Goldfish crackers make a great “shark bait”
  • Fill bowls with shark gummies
  • Blue raspberry Kool-Aid can be a fun ocean themed drink
  • For adults, you could serve one of these fun blue cocktails.watermelon fruit shark
  • For an awesome snack that can double as a party decoration, we LOVE this fruit-filled watermelon shark. Click here for directions on carving a watermelon shark.

Finally, set the scene with some shark themed decorations and accessories.

Hope you have a “Fin-tastic” Shark Week!

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