03/31/2017 2:55 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks will return to the Shark Tank on Saturday, April 1 for Halloween in April as they host the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks at the Veteran’s Memorial Arena for a 7:00 p.m. kickoff.

The Sharks look to put together another impressive win for the home crowd after their win last week against the Georgia Firebirds in the home opener. The Sharks are 2-0 so far this season. This is the first time they will play the 2-0 Lehigh Valley Steelhawks.

Whether you are a longtime Season Ticket Holder or about to head to your first Sharks game, please see below for a rundown of what to expect at the Shark Tank Saturday night!

Halloween in April

Join the Sharks for their second home game as they host Halloween in April! Come dressed in your favorite costumes for some spooky fun at the Shark Tank. Please keep the costumes appropriate, as fans of all ages will be in attendance. If you’re looking to scream a little, the Scream Park will have a Haunted House set up behind section 100. Also, the Sharks will be giving away free orange rally towels to the first 1000 patrons into the arena.

Main Street Bridge Closure

Jacksonville’s Main Street Bridge will be closed from 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 2 at 6 a.m. as part of improvements to the mechanical, electrical, and structural systems. Fans that use this bridge to get to the game must take an alternative route (Acosta/Mathews and Hart bridges).

Parking Passes

You may pick up your season parking passes at the Customer Service table behind Section 106 throughout the game.

Season Ticket Holder Gifts

Those who are owed season tickets gifts (beach towels and insulated tote bags), they will be delivering sometime in May.  We will keep you updated for the specific game as the date gets closer.

Suite/Duval Street Entrance

This entrance will be open for all Sharks season tickets holders this season starting at 5:30pm.  After that, anyone can enter through this entrance.

Noise Policy

The Sharks allow cowbells (8” in height 6” in width max). Don’t like the noise?  There is also be noise maker free sections. To request information on these new sections, call the Sharks Ticket Office 904-621-0700 or contact [email protected] We will continue with the policy of fans NOT being able to bring large buckets or aerosol air horns into the arena.

“Bring a Friend” and “Early Bird” Ticket Voucher

Bring a friend to game this week and introduce them the Sharks football!  Another benefit of being a Sharks Nation Member that is available in your season tickets.

Shark Nation Membership Experiences

Don’t miss out on your Shark Nation Membership Experience! Depending on your Shark Nation Membership level, you may have chosen Chalk Talk with Coach Stoute, the Player Intro Experience, the On-Field Experience or the Sharks Locker Room Tour.  Whatever the Experience you have chosen, be on the lookout for your instructions via email on how to attend your experience. Didn’t get the email to sign-up for your experiences? Email [email protected]


SharkFest, our pre-game block party held outside the arena, is back and better than ever this season! SharkFest begins at 5:00 p.m. Our spooky friends at The Scream Park will be there to scare at SharkFest this week. In addition to our rock wall, a bounce house will be present for all children to enjoy.


There will be a spooktacular halftime performance by our friends at The Scream Park, followed by special performance by the Attack Dance Team.

Attack Dance Team Calendar

The 2017-2018 Attack Dance Team  Calendar has been released! Calendars will be on sale for $10 at the merchandise stand and on the field following the game. The 2017-2018 dancers that appear in this year calendar will be announced during the game to debut their 2017-18 calendar photo.


How’s your aim? Presented by our friends at Jaguar Power Sports, our halftime Fling-A-Football promotion gives you a chance to win a prize package that includes $200 of Sharks Bucks and a Sharks customized jersey! At just $1 per throw (and 6 for $5), you might as well give it a shot! Be sure to have your mini-footballs ready when halftime rolls around! Fling-A-Footballs are available for purchase at the Jaguar Power Sports display at SharkFest, as well as inside the arena on the main concourse until the middle of the second quarter.

Arena Club/Reef and Cove Suites Buffet Menu

Drink Specials

$5 draft beer in Sections 102, 110, and 113

Featured drink - Poisoned Candy Apple

Food Specials

Chef Carved Lemon Rosemary Turkey Breast with Pan Gravy

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Chef Selection Fresh Seasonal Vegetables

SAVOR Signature Salad - Spring Mix with Feta Cheese, Sun Dried Cranberries, and Honey Maple Walnuts. Served with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Warm Artisan Rolls and Butter

Doors Open

On Saturday, the doors open at 5:30 p.m. for season ticket holders and 6:00 p.m. for the general public. The game kicks off at 7:00 p.m.

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions play all home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2017 season are now available. Shark Nation Memberships start as low as $99. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700.  Follow the Sharks on Facebook at and on Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at