The SHARK WEEK Blimp is Coming to a City Near You

By: Discovery
From: Shark Week

It's a plane, it's a bird, it's a... Shark? Starting June 24, keep your eyes on the sky for... a flying shark! The first-ever SHARK WEEK Blimp will be flying along the East coast to get fans excited for the best thing about summer.

Track the SHARK WEEK Blimp's whereabouts here and share photos of your sightings on social using #SharkWeek.

And get ready, Shark Week starts on July 11 on Discovery and discovery+.

June 24, 2021

(Updated July 12, 2021)

Throughout the month of July, SHARK WEEK fans can look to the skies on the East Coast for the first-ever SHARK WEEK blimp. Soaring at 128-feet long and 44-feet high, this blimp travels at an average of 250 miles a day.

SHARK WEEK Blimp Photos

The SHARK WEEK blimp will travel up and down the East Coast through July 20. Check back for updates on where and when to catch the flying shark as it makes its way around the East Coast leading up and into SHARK WEEK!

Here's the Schedule

THURSDAY, JUNE 24: Nashville, TN*

FRIDAY, JUNE 25: Nashville, TN to Atlanta, GA*

SATURDAY, JUNE 26: Anderson, SC to Spartanburg, SC to Charlotte, NC*

TUESDAY JUNE 29: Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Raleigh/Durham, NC*

WEDNESDAY JUNE 30: Outer Banks, NC Beaches (Wanchese, Manteo, Nagshead, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Duck, Corolla)*

THURSDAY JULY 1: Outer Banks, NC/Transit to towards VA Beaches*

SATURDAY JULY 3: Outer Banks, NC (Nagshead, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Duck, Corolla) TO VA Beaches (Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk)*

SUNDAY JULY 4: Delaware Beaches*

MONDAY JULY 5: Southern Jersey Shore (Cape May, Wildwood, Stone Harbor, Avalon, Sea Isle, Ocean City, Atlantic City)*

WEDNESDAY JULY 7: Philadelphia (Center City, South Jersey, Trenton)*

FRIDAY JULY 9: New York City*

SATURDAY JULY 10: New York (Long Island, Hamptons)*

SUNDAY JULY 11: New Jersery (Jersey Shore and NJ Beaches)*

MONDAY JULY 12: Philadelphia*

TUESDAY, JULY 13: New York City*

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

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