A guest-favorite event at our sister attraction, the Creation Museum, is coming to the Ark Encounter on October 1. Join us for our first Día Latino, a Spanish-language-themed day when guests can receive solid biblical content and the gospel message in their heart language. See what Spanish-speaking guests can expect to experience and why we felt it was so important to bring this special event to the Ark as well.
When Spanish-speaking families and friends join us for Día Latino at the Ark Encounter, they will be transported to the time of Noah inside the astonishing Ark. The exhibits are loaded with Christian apologetics information, which will help Christians learn to defend their faith and help non-Christians explore whether the Bible is true and how science and history support the Scriptures.
Guests will be able to soak in the information with the help of Spanish translators and will have the chance to take home Spanish-language resources. For some visitors, it may be the first time that they are exposed to information that contradicts what is being taught in the world around them.
Our research team asked Joe Owen, Answers in Genesis’ Latin Ministry Manager, about the importance of holding Día Latino at both the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum. This is what he had to say:
The USA is second only to Mexico for the most Spanish-speaking people. These Spanish-speaking families find themselves in the middle of two cultures and languages and, in many cases, the parents have a limited language skill in English. This barrier can create a huge gap between what their children learn in school about origins and what the Bible says about origins; it can even create a notion for the parents about the naturalistic indoctrination.
Día Latino has been an immense outreach to these families! The plaques are in English for the children/students, and the interpreters and teaching are in Spanish. This creates a unique, bilingual learning experience for the whole family where young people can learn to defend the Scriptures while parents learn how to do the same. For most of our guests, this will be the first time they have ever seen any “kickback” against the naturalistic system that is so prevalent in our schools, government, and media.
Día Latino at the Ark Encounter will be an experience our Spanish-speaking guests will not want to miss. Watch the video below to see how this event impacted the Creation Museum’s visitors in the past.
As you plan your trip to join us at the Ark Encounter on October 1, be sure to make arrangements to spend September 30 at the Creation Museum for the fourth annual Día Latino.