Mandalay Bay's Shark Reef Aquarium Hosting Blood Drive Friday, Oct. 30


Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef Aquarium Hosting Blood Drive Friday, Oct. 30

WHAT:                    In partnership with American Red Cross of Southern Nevada, Shark Reef Aquarium will host a blood drive Friday, Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The American Red Cross of Southern Nevada satellite location will be located in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Room South Pacific J. All participating donors will receive one complimentary admission to Shark Reef Aquarium and the Undersea Explorer Virtual Reality Theater. Vouchers valid through December 30, 2020 and reservations are required in advance due to capacity limitations.

Appointments are required to make a blood donation. Visit online at RedCrossBlood.org and search sponsor code “SHARKREEF” to make an appointment.

WHERE:                 Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Room South Pacific J

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

WHEN:                     Friday, Oct. 30

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ABOUT:                    Shark Reef Aquarium features more than 2,000 animals, including sharks, giant rays, endangered green sea turtles, piranhas and a Komodo dragon, as well as the Undersea Explorer VR Theater. Shark Reef Aquarium is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. To manage capacity limits and provide for physical distancing, the venue has timed ticket entry. Tickets can be purchased online and information on pricing is available here. Advance reservations are recommended.

HEALTH & SAFETY:The health and safety of employees and guests has been at the forefront of MGM Resorts’ planning since the onset of the Covid-19 crisis earlier this year. The company’s comprehensive “Seven-Point Safety Plan” is a multi-layered set of protocols and procedures designed in conjunction with medical and scientific experts to mitigate the spread of the virus, protect customers and employees and rapidly respond to potential new cases. The full plan can be reviewed at mgmresorts.com. The company continues to evaluate and evolve its safety protocols.