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

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big Pig on Station WagonBig Pig on Station Wagon, Biloxi, MS - < 1 mi.
Big Walk-In Gator MouthBig Walk-In Gator Mouth, Biloxi, MS - 1 mi.
Home of Confederate President Jefferson DavisHome of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Biloxi, MS - 2 mi.
In the region:
The Angel Tree, Bay St. Louis, MS - 24 mi.

More Quirky Attractions in Mississippi

Stories, reports and tips on tourist attractions and odd sights in Mississippi.

Explore Thousands of Unique Roadside Landmarks!

Strange and amusing destinations in the US and Canada are our specialty. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Mississippi Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Hot Dog Muffler Man, Atlanta, Illinois (Jan 25-31, 2021)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now