Sunday, July 4

Jenks hosts the region's best and brightest celebration of Independence Day. Held on the Jenks Pedestrian Bridge, the show lights up the Arkansas River and the businesses along the riverfront.


BOOMFEST @ Oklahoma Aquarium

Sunday, July 4

Looking for the best view of the Jenks Boomfest fireworks show? Look no further than the Oklahoma Aquarium! Our riverfront backyard offers a front-row seat to the most dazzling Fourth of July display in the area.

Shark Dive Drawing

Monday, July 5

The Oklahoma Aquarium's annual Dive with the Bull Sharks contest drawing will be broadcast on the Aquarium's Facebook page. Tune in to find out if you won the chance to swim with our sharks!

Thursday, July 8

You might need a bigger boat to enjoy this one-of-a-kind showing of JAWS in the Aquarium's shark view room. The movie will be preceded by a discussion of shark facts and inaccuracies about sharks in the film.

The 'tooth' about JAWS


Sharks in the Park

Saturday, July 17

The Jenks Downtown Commons will come alive with a celebration of sharks and the Aquarium with this community cookout featuring games and more! The event is family-friendly and open to all ages.

Sunday, July 18

Paint your own shark with Pinot's Palette at the Oklahoma Aquarium. 

Pinot's Palette @ Oklahoma Aquarium

Oklahoma Aquarium: The Next 20 Years

Wednesday, July 21

The Jenks Chamber of Commerce's July Monthly Luncheon will feature Aquarium Biologist Dr. Ann Money addressing what the future holds for Jenks' own Oklahoma Aquarium

'Saving Jaws' @ Oklahoma Aquarium

Thursday, July 22

Watch the documentary "Saving Jaws" at the Oklahoma Aquarium and have your questions answered via video by filmmaker Ocean Ramsey.

Friday, July 23

The winners of the annual Dive with the Bull Sharks contest will don their gear and explore the shark tank with the aquarium's world-class collection of bull sharks.

Dive with the Bull Sharks dive

Beach Party + Trivia

Tuesday, July 27

Are you a young professional? Do you like trivia about sharks and other aquatic themes? Build your team and check out this great event featuring shark trivia, prizes and more!