April 29, 2022

What You Need To Know - Halloween in April

Sharks Home Opener April 30

JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jacksonville Sharks kickoff their home opener Saturday, April 30 against the defending NAL champion Albany Empire. Were looking for another Nightmare on Bay street as the Sharks upset the Empire last season handing them their only loss of the season. Let’s get LOUD and SPOOKY again Shark Nation and help the Sharks get the win. Saturday’s game will be played in the Vystar Memorial Arena with kickoff set for 7 pm, and doors open to the public at 6 pm. It’s Halloween in April and we have some ‘Tricks & Treats’ for you, here’s everything you need to know for Saturday’s game. 

Halloween in April Presented by Clay Eye Physicians & Surgeons

Dress up as your favorite superhero, princess, or even a Shark player, you decide! Keep an eye out for scary characters from the 13th Floor as they look to haunt the arena all night long but don’t worry they don’t BITE! Every 13th Floor character is available for photo ops with you, your family, and the ghosts & ghouls! It’s one big Halloween party so test out your favorite costumes at the Sharks game to see if that is what you will wear in October. Enjoy Halloween party music by DJ Dark Knight, an in-game costume contest, and creepy classic Halloween movie clips on our video boards all night long. 


The Sharks will be providing FREE inflatable thunder sticks to the first 1,500 fans in the arena for Saturday’s game. Let’s make some noise and shock the Albany Empire with the best fans in the arena football. 

Scout Night

The Sharks are offering anyone in the scouts discounted tickets and an on-field pregame experience during our National Anthem. If you have a child in the scouts and would like to use this offer for a unique experience at the Sharks game visit: www.jaxsharks.com/scout-night to sign up or call 904-621-0700 ext. 702 or email dave@jaxsharks.com

Family Four Pack!

This week fans can take advantage of our Family Four Pack offer. Get 4 tickets, 4 hotdogs, 4 drinks, and 4 bags of chips for only $80. Call the Sharks ticket office to purchase your seats. 904-621-0700 or visit the arena box office. 

Jacksonville Sharks Single Game Tickets

Don’t have season tickets but want to come to the game! We’ve got a deal for you, enjoy tickets to Halloween in April for only $12 a seat just call 904-621-0700 to purchase or get more information.. 

REEF Field Suites are Now Available! LIMITED TIME OFFER

Enjoy the view of the game with the players almost next to you. Reef suites include food & drink and space for 8 to 20 people. Book a reef suite today by calling 904-621-0700 Ext. 702 or email dave@jaxsharks.com

Donatos Pick Your Pizza Game!

One lucky fan will have to pick from three pizza boxes on the field during our game. One pizza box will have a grand prize, if the fan picks correctly they will receive the prize courtesy of Donatos Pizza. 

Tonight's National Anthem Performance is Presented by Duval County Supervisors of Elections

Each national anthem performance this season will be Presented by the Duval County Supervisors of Elections who want you to remember that July 25 is the last day to register to vote for the August 23 primary. Visit www.duvalelections.gov/ to register. 

Moes T-Shirt Toss

Welcome to the Shark Tank! Our friends at Moe’s Southwest Grill want to see if YOU CAN CATCH! We will be launching t-shirts into the crowd throughout the game for the Moe’s T-Shirt Toss, giving you the chance to catch a Sharks t-shirt provided by Moe’s Southwest Grill. 

Metro Diner Lucky Row

During each Sharks game this season one lucky row will win Metro Bucks provided by Metro Diner. This lucky row will enjoy a meal at any of their Jacksonville locations. Don’t miss a Sharks game your ROW MAY BE CALLED!

Smarter Remodeling “Charity Kick”

One Lucky Fan will get the chance to kick field goals for a chance to win a cash prize at the Sharks game. This cash prize will  go to the charity of his/her choice courtesy of Smarter Remodeling. 

Southern Furniture “Best Seats In The House”

One lucky fan will be selected at each game this season for a FREE seat upgrade courtesy of Southern Furniture. 

Pizza Hut “Dance for Your Dinner”

Three lucky fans will have a dance off where fans will decide who the lucky winner will be. The Pizza Hut Dance for your Dinner Winner will receive a FREE Pizza courtesy of Pizza Hut. 

Dicks Wings Turbo Toss

During each game this season one lucky Shark fan will have the chance to throw three passes through the field goal uprights for the chance to win a prize provided by Dicks Wings & Grill. 

USAA Hometown Hero

Every home game this season, the Sharks and USAA will salute our nation's heroes by honoring service people from our armed forces on the Sharks field for an honorary Hometown Hero Ceremony presented by USAA. 

Kernan Chiropractic & St. Johns Medical Center CRUNCH OF THE GAME

Check out our Sharks social media every game week to see which BIG HIT is picked for our Kernan Chiropractic & St. Johns Medical Center CRUNCH OF THE GAME. If you have a favorite big hit email info@jaxsharks.com  with the player and quarter of the hit and see if your CRUNCH OF THE GAME gets picked by the pros at Kernan Chiropractic & St. Johns Medical Center. 


SharkFest is happening this Saturday! Starting at 5:00 p.m. join in on the fun for all ages, kids and adults. Come join us for a fun time at SharkFest! 

Doors Open

On Saturday, the doors open at 6:00 p.m. The game will kick off at 7 p.m.

Attack Dance Team Calendars On Sale Now

Get Your 2022-2023 Attack Dance Team Calendar now! Go to the Sharks merchandise stand on the main concourse between sections 106-107 to get your very own Attack Dance Team Calendar on sale now for $15? Bring your calendar down to the post-game autograph session with the Attack to get each team member to sign their month!!

Mascot & Attack Dance Team Meet & Greet

At the beginning of the second quarter, come on down to meet and take photos with Chum and Finn during their autograph session located on the concourse at the section 100 entrance 

NO Sharks Horns

Unfortunately, Sharks horns will not be allowed back in this game. Please do not bring your Shark horns to the arena for Saturday’s game.

Suite/Duval Street Entrance

This entrance will be open for all Sharks season ticket holders starting at 6:00 p.m. 


Enjoy a performance by the Attack Dance team followed by the talented youth at the Ballet Arts Center


How’s your aim? Our halftime Fling-A-Football promotion gives you a chance to win $150 in Shark Bucks. At just $1 per throw (or 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 inside the arena on the main concourse until the middle of the second quarter.

Junior Attack Dance Camp

Parents! 2022 Attack Dance Camp will begin June 10th for Jr. Attack Dance Camp practice and the Jr. Attack Dance Camp will continue on  June 11th at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena. On June 11th these young ladies will perform on the field during the Sharks game as well as at halftime for the Jr. Attack Halftime Performance. Sign your little girl up today! This camp is for ages 6-16 for more information please visit: https://www.jaxsharks.com/jr-attack-dance-team

Postgame Autograph Session

Meet the Sharks Players, Coaches, Dance Team, and Mascots after the game on the field for our post-game autograph. Don’t miss your chance to go one-on-one with your favorite Sharks. 

Arena Club/Reef and Cove Suites Buffet Menu:

Drink Specials: Sharknado $16 - Served in Mason Jar with Swimming Shark Gummies @ bar locations.

Reef & Cove Menu:

Black Angus Burgers and Beer Bratwursts caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, assorted cheeses, and french fries. Enjoy beer, wine, water, and a variety of sodas. 

Arena Club Buffet:

Tomorrow the Club Buffet will include Cajun Founder Po’ Boy served with Cajun Aioli, BBQ chips, and a side of Coleslaw. 

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The 2019 & 2017 NAL Champions and ArenaBowl XXIV Champions play all their home games at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2022 season are now available. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on Facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.

About Clay Eye Physicians & Surgeons

Official Sponsor of the Jacksonville Sharks Clay Eye Physicians & Surgeons has five locations across Jacksonville including their newest location in Fleming Island. Clay Eye is the Jacksonville Sharks choice for eye care because perfect vision is a major part of our game plan! Learn more about Clay Eye at clayeye.com.