2 Shark Week Blimps are Flying Over the Coasts

By: Discovery

What's the only thing better than a flying shark? ...Two flying sharks. Starting July 1, keep your eyes on the sky for two SHARK WEEK blimps roaming the East and West coasts.

Track the Shark Week blimps' whereabouts at SharkWeek.com/Blimp and share photos of your sightings using #EastShark and #WestShark.

Get excited, Shark Week starts July 24 on Discovery and discovery+.

June 28, 2022

Shark Week is taking a bite out of the sky! Two Shark Week blimps are taking to the sky from July 1 - 30. Traveling along the East and West coasts, the blimps measure 128 feet long and 44 feet high. They're able to travel at speeds up more than 50 miles per hour and traverse about 250 miles per day.

In the ultimate East Coast vs. West Coast challenge, the Shark Week blimps will be looking for the coast with the most sharkadelic fans. Share your blimp sightings on social media using #EastShark or #WestShark to rep your coast.

Scroll down for the full list of cities!

East Coast Blimp Schedule

*Flight path subject to change pending weather. Check back for daily updates.

Friday, July 1 - Nashville

Saturday, July 2 - Atlanta

Sunday, July 3 - Charlotte, NC and VA Beaches

Monday, July 4 - Virginia Beach, DE & MD Beaches

Tuesday, July 5 - Ocean City, MD

Friday, July 8 - Ocean City, Baltimore, New Castle DE, Cape May NJ

Saturday, July 9 - Jersey (Atlantic City, Brigatine, Long Beach Island)

Sunday, July 10 - Jersey (Seaside Park, Asbury Park, Sandy Hook)

Monday, July 11 - NYC

Thursday, July 14 - Rhode Island to Cape Cod

Friday, July 15 - Cape Cod to Rhode Island

Saturday, July 16 - Long Island, Montauk, East Hampton, West Hampton, Mastic Beach, Jones Beach

Sunday, July 17 - Fire Island, Long Beach, Rockaway, Coney Island, Yankee Stadium

Monday, July 18 - NYC Battery Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Little Island

Thursday, July 21 - Long Island, Fire Island, Jones Beach, Long Beach, Rockaway, Coney Island

Friday, July 22 - Long Island, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Rockaway

Saturday, July 23 - Long Island, Jersey (Seaside Park, Asbury Park, Sandy Hook)

Sunday, July 24 - Long Island, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Rochaway Beach, Jones Beach

Monday, July 25 - Ocean City, MD and NJ Beaches

Thursday, July 28 Charlotte, NC and VA Beaches

Friday, July 29 - Atlanta

Saturday, July 30 - Nashville

West Coast Blimp Schedule

*Flight path subject to change pending weather. Check back for daily updates.

Friday, July 1 - San Francisco, Bay Beaches

Saturday, July 2 - San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge

Monday, July 4 - Sacremento, Bay Beaches, and Oakland

Tuesday, July 5 - San Jose, San Francisco, Salinas

Wednesday, July 6 - Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay, Pebble Beach

Friday, July 8 - Santa Cruz, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Ventura

Sunday, July 10 - Riverside, San Bernadino, Banning Pass, Las Vegas

Monday, July 11 - Las Vegas

Tuesday, July 12 - Las Vegas, Banning Pass, San Bernadino, Riverside

Friday, July 15 - Riverside, Los Angeles, Long Beach

Saturday, July 16 - Los Angeles Beaches

Sunday, July 17 - Los Angeles Beaches

Monday, July 18 - Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Orange County

Thursday, July 21 - Comic-Con & San Diego Beaches

Friday, July 22 - Comic-Con & San Diego Beaches

Saturday, July 23 - Comic-Con & San Diego Beaches

Sunday, July 24 - Comic-Con & San Diego Beaches

Monday, July 25 - San Diego & Los Angeles Beaches

Thursday, July 28 - Salinas, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Ragged Point, Monterey

Friday, July 29 - Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz, San Jose

Saturday, July 30 - San Jose, Mountain View (San Francisco Bay)

Visit sharkweek.com/blimp to see who's in the lead and check out the blimp tracker to catch the flying shark as it makes its way to cities near you.

May the best coast win!

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