Shark-Inspired Essentials for Your Shark Week Viewing Party

Stock up on some of the most fun (and mildly terrifying) kitchen gear for your Shark Week get together.

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June 28, 2019
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Shark Week is right around the corner — and the last thing you want is to get caught without the proper decor for your upcoming viewing party. Let us lend you a hand. Below, we've rounded up everything from serving dishes and cupcake toppers to hats and aprons. Truly, everything is covered to make your shark-themed party a splash. We've even got recipes, so your menu is covered, too. Don't forget to tune in to Discovery Channel starting Sunday, July 28 for the most epic Shark Week yet.

BUY IT: Sur La Table, $19.95

Bring a taste of the whole ocean to your Shark Week goodies with all the creatures you might spot under sea while you're glued to your TV. These Zoku fish pop molds come in whale, octopus, clownfish, and of course, shark.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $7.16

Everyone from the littlest shark lover to the oldest will get a thrill out of these shark fin cupcake toppers. Whip up some blue icing, and your ocean scene will be complete. Even adults will enjoy getting to bite a shark back.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $5.99

Attack your hot pans and protect your hands with an adorable shark oven mitt. We suggest using these to take our slice-and-bake shark cookies out of the oven before making final touches.

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BUY IT: Etsy, $12

Not everything for your Shark Week party has to be a shark. Give a subtle nod to a man overboard on your desserts with these life preserver fondant cupcake toppers.

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BUY IT: Etsy, $8.50

Just when you thought it was safe to eat lollipops ... along come these terrifying beasties. You can bite back in an array of customizable colors and flavors. We're partials to red and blue, but let your imagination run wild.

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BUY IT: Retro Planet, $6.99

If you're throwing a tiki-themed party for Shark Week, you're going to need some over-the-top cups to serve your drinks. We think this shark cup fits the bill. Offer up a Shark Attack Punch and your guests will be thrilled.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $8.99

If you really want to scare the pants off of your best beer-loving friend, this shark can cooler is the way to go. Does it look a little too real? You bet. Is it too much? Not a chance.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $17.99

Fill this mildly scary shark bowl up with your favorite chips. Just be careful when you reach in. It may bite! Tortilla chips are recommened with a delightfully chunky side of red salsa next to it for a Shark Week party.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $11.69

Shark Week wouldn't exists without the brave scuba divers willing to get in the water to swim with and film these scary creatures. Show your love with this sweet scuba diver tea infuser. When you remove your tea, set it in the tiny dinghy to avoid stains.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $9.63

Shark Week wouldn't be nearly as nerve-racking if it weren't for boats that always seem a little too small when a Great White swims by the side. Sushi seems like a particularly apt hors d'oeuvre to serve, but you can use this sushi boat to offer any type of snack. Fair warning: You may need a bigger boat.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $33.99

Did somebody say shots? Oh, just sharks? Well, we think you should take some shots anyway, especially if they're served in these awesome shark glasses. Perfect for display, too, these will have everyone ready to have a good time.

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BUY IT: KitchenKapers, $14.95

Forget pigs in a blanket. This Shark Week it's all about sharks in a blanket. Use pancake batter, mini franks and the Mobi Shark Silicone Baking Mold to effortlessly make and bake these treats!

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BUY IT: Oriental Trading, $3.99

Candy necklaces were always the best when they turned up in a party gift bag or on Halloween. Relive your childhood glee (or actually give this to a child) with this shark candy necklace.

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BUY IT: Etsy, $29.99

Delight the diners around your table with this ceramic serving dish perfect for anything that is offered up with a sauce. Fill the jaws of the shark with your favorite dip or condiment. Fries with ketchup, shrimp with cocktail sauce, flautas with salsa; you get the idea. The possibilities are endless! Just watch your fingers as you dunk your treats.

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BUY IT: Maisonette, $10

Add a touch of class and beauty to your Shark Week festivities with these gorgeous plates. Use them as a centerpieces for your main course, or (since they just $10 for a pack of 4) grab enough for the whole party!

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BUY IT:, $9.99

Are you SO eager for Shark Week festivities to start that it's the first thing you think about in the morning? Well, now you can plan your viewing schedule while sipping on a cup of Joe from this shark mug.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $19.99

Show up to your Shark Week barbecue flaunting your favorite marine animal on your chest. Not that it's a contest (Who are we kidding? It totally is a contest!), but this apron is a hands-down winner at the grill.

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BUY IT: Amazon, $14 (reg. $15)

Ditch your boring wine keys this Shark Week. This pretty and functional hammerhead opener comes in copper, brass or nickel. It's so lovely we think you'll keep it around long after shark season has passed.

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BUY IT: Vineyard Vines, $32

For the ultimate Shark Week fan, snag this branded baseball cap at Vineyard Vines.

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