Sharktober- An Annual Celebration of the Shark with Shark Stewards
We are celebrating the return of the white sharks to our sanctuary after their annual migration. Join us celebrating and motivating to save sharks!
September 14 11AM- 6PM Sailfest and Whalefest with Modern Sailing Academy at Marina Plaza, Sausalito. Live music, sailboat rides, food and ocean information. October 1, 6:00-8:00 PM Screening Extinction Soup and shark talk- Patagonia store, 770 North Point Ave, San Francisco. Shark libations and prizes to support the shark sanctuary.
October 11 & October 25 Sharktober Farallon Island Cruises-(others may be added) Join us on a specialized naturalist expedition on the vessel Outer Limits leaving Sausalito into the Gulf of the Farallons for whales, wildlife seabirds- and maybe a shark! These trips include expert discussions, data collection and oceanographic measurements for a full field experience. Not your normal whale watch trip – although humpbacks and Blues are in the Sanctuary. Sign up here.
October 9, 6:00- 10:00PM Shark Life at the California Academy of Sciences, drinks, dance, sharks!
Saturday October 18th Sharktoberfest with the Sanctuary. Join shark specialists and educators celebrating and learning about sharks in our 6th annual Sharktoberfest education event. Shark games, shark science and shark fun for the whole family. Shark printing, face painting and other activities for the entire family. Ocean animal costume contest with prizes to the best creature! Free. 10AM- 4 PM. At the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitors Center, Crissy Field. Volunteers- sign up here!
October 30 Sharkoween- Scary films and ocean creature costume event. Ninth Street Independent Film Center with the San Francisco Green Film Festival
6:00pm mix & mingle in the lobby
7:00pm films in the screening room
9:00pm event ends (people welcome to hang out in the lobby)
SHARKTOBER Farallon Island Expeditions Sign Up Here
World Oceans Day Marin with the Mt Tamalpais Ocean Conservation Club June 8 12:00-5 PM, Celebrating Shark Steward’s 7th annual World Oceans Day Celebration bringing youth to the Bay and celebrating the ocean. Join educators, ocean conservation groups and youth having fun learning about the ocean. Play ukulele with the Ukulele Friends Ohana!
Shark and ocean fun, art, activities in celebration of our ocean. Mt Tamalpais High School. Free. 700 Miller Ave, Mill Valley CA 94972 Parking free behind fooytball field on Altamonte.
Watch here for Sharktober Events and Farallon island Expeditions in the Fall, celebrating the return of the White Sharks to our Sanctuary!
Past 2014 Events
2014 Sausalito Herring Festival Sunday, February 9, Gabrielson Park, Sausalito.
2013 Sea Stewards and Shark Stewards Events
Sharktober- An Annual Celebration of the Shark Click here for the Calendar.
2013 is our 5th annual Sharktober and Sharktoberfest celebrating the return of white sharks to our National Marine Sanctuaries. Join Shark Stewards celebrating sharks and motivating appreciation and protection for sharks in the Bay and world ocean.
Natural History Cruises to the Farallon Islands. SPACE AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 29. You are invited to join us on an exclusive Shark, Whale and Natural History Tour to the Farallon Islands onboard the vessel Outer Limits lead by shark experts and naturalists. Three dates are reserved in late September and mid October right during the white shark season and when whales and seabirds are feeding in the Gulf. (Note- sharks are hard to find but we will be monitoring feeding locations and learning about sharks on the cruise- this is not a shark viewing trip). Contact here for more information or reserve a slot here. These unique trips will sell out!
October 19- Second Trip added that will include scientific Monitoring- Contact for more information. Limited Space.
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Past Events 2013
March 12-17 Texas Shark Protection Campaign
- March 12 Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter, Austin, 7 PM Scholz Garten
- March 13, Testimony to Texas House Committee on Shark Bill, Planning Meting and Preparation for Lobby Day
- Lobby Day with Humane Scoiety at the Capitol Austin March 14, 9AM-4 PM
- March 16, Film and talk at Moody Gardens Aquarium, Galveston Texas, 9M
March 21, 7 PM, Surviving the Shark, Swim For Sharks Shark Screening and Book Talk Kepler’s Books, Menlo Park. With authors: shark survivor Jonathan Kathrien, Shark Conservationist David McGuire and Dr. Wallace “J” Nichols of LiveBlu.
March 28, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Swim For Sharks Film and Talk on Shark Attacks, Hosted by the Modern Sailing School at Sea Horse, Sausalito
April 15-20th Pacifica Shark Week. Education, talks and film Friday April 19, culminating in Earth Day Celebration April 22 with Shark Activities, Linda Mar Beach Pacifica.
June 8, World Oceans Day, 5th Annual West Coast Shark Celebration Sports Basement Presidio Location, Beach Clean up, Music and Fun. Followed by party at the Low Tide Club, Sausalito
August 13-17 , Guadalupe Island Great White Shark Dive with Sea Stewards. Learn about sharks and experience them in the wild first hand on a luxurious vessel with the safest and most capable team. This is a first ever Sea stewards trip to the Island of the Great White Shark with SEESharks. Accompanied by David McGuire as Naturalist, we will learn about the natural history of sharks, conservation measures and the entire ecosystem on this 5 day liveaboard cage diving trip. Experience for yourself what we are trying to protect from extinction, take photographs and film and take away a mental image you will never forget. This trip is a Sea Steward trip only. Contact us for details on how to book.
February 22, Surfing For Life, Fund Raiser for the Pacifica Beach Coalition
February 23, 24 Shark Days at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Swim For Sharks Film Premiere, San Francisco International Ocean Film festival with Talk to follow on Blue and Gold Ferry, Pier 39 San Francisco
October 19 Swim For Sharks- Benefit challenge around Alcatraz Island and Back form San Francisco Dolphin Club
Click Here for Talks, and other Shark Events
October 6, Sharktoberfest at the California Academy of Sciences 6PM- 10PM
Sharks in the Sanctuary
Farallones White Shark and Whale Tours
More events TBA
2011 Its Sharktober! Celebrating Sharks All October Long
Sharktober Activities at the California Academy of Sciences all month long.
October 24,25 & BLUE DRINKS HAPPY HOUR October 27 Celebrate Sharks with Pacific Catch benefiting Sea Stewards. Download this certificate and present the Sea Stewards Flyer to server when ordering & receive 10% off food and drink at the Corte Madera location, Marin County Blue Drinks with special happy hour Sharktober 27.
October 22 and 29 & November 5 (sold out) Sharktober Shark, Whale & Wildlife Tours to the Farallones
A tour of the waters of the Gulf of the Farallones, Farallones Islands and the Continental shelf led by Sea Stewards naturalists. A day trip onboard the Outer Limits. Book through San Francisco Bay Whale Watching and put white shark in the field. No guarantee we will see a shark, but we will learn about why white sharks are important.
October 15, Sharktoberfest with the Sanctuary, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Shark Family Event Map to Event
10 AM-3 PM Build a shark, Shark activities, live music and films.
Sanctuary Center at the Presidio, San Francisco.
Shark activities and special guest Assemblyman Paul Fong.
October 16, 1:00 PM Celebrate Sharks A Talk on Sharks by David McGuire. Public Welcome
Watch here for events with the California Academy of Sciences “Sharklife“ and the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Shark Lectures, Outreach Events, Swim for the Sharks, Sunset sail and Shark and Leather Back Sea Turtle Watch Farallones cruises all month long.