Sharkheads.

32-Foot-Tall Shark Head Entrance

Field review by the editors.

Biloxi, Mississippi

Bigger is always better, and in the world of open-mouth-shark-head-entrances to gift shops, the head at Sharkheads was among the biggest: 32 feet tall and 26 feet wide. Its size, however, was no match for Hurricane Katrina, which wiped it and the gift shop off the beach in 2005. Seven years later a new store and 32-foot-tall shark head were built at the same spot, a nightmarish toothy beacon for a new generation of flip-flops shoppers.

32-Foot-Tall Shark Head Entrance

Sharkheads

Address:
1703 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS
Directions:
Beach side of US Hwy 90 at Rodenburg Ave.
Hours:
Su-Th 9-7:30, F-Sa 9-8:30 (Call to verify)
Phone:
228-374-9800
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

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