The Ark Encounter has a variety of events to enhance your visit, including daily animal encounters, movie presentations, live music, special events, and more. Learn how to enhance your visit with our daily programs below.
Experience a presentation from a dynamic speaker, a family concert, a special DVD presentation, or even a live drama during your visit. You’ll learn more about God’s Word and God’s world during these special, family-friendly presentations.
You never know what amazing animal ambassadors you’ll meet during our daily live animal shows! Our animal ambassador collection includes a variety of insects, arachnids, lizards, snakes, tortoises, birds, and exotic mammals. Every show is different, so be sure to check our event page to see what theme interests you the most—or come to them all!
Shows typically take place at the Animal Actor Stage (in the Ararat Ridge Zoo), in the Answers Center, or at the Noah’s Village Stage. Please check your daily schedule for show times and locations.
This summer, sit back and enjoy over 80 different gospel artists during 40 Days and 40 Nights of Gospel Music, the world’s largest Christian music festival taking place August 2–September 10, 2021. Each day’s concerts are included with a general admission ticket, and an annual combo pass gets you access to all 40 days and 40 nights at no extra cost.
Start planning your trip to the Ark Encounter today and be sure to take advantage of our daily programs that are included with your admission.