Events at the Ark Encounter

The Ark Encounter has a variety of events to enhance your visit. The Answers Center hosts daily presentations with our world-class creation apologetics speakers, concerts, conferences and special events, and more. There is something for everyone in your family to enjoy during your trip to the Ark Encounter!

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Daily Calendar

At the Ark Encounter, we have daily programming to enhance your visit. Check out our events calendar to see what you can experience during your trip.

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Dr. Danny Faulkner at the Answers Center


Enjoy hearing from a dynamic speaker during your visit. You’ll learn more about God’s Word and God’s world during these special, family-friendly presentations.

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Educational Programs

Whatever your passion, we have a variety of hands-on educational programs that will help you explore God’s creation in an exciting and memorable way.

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Ark Resident Artists

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Join our resident artists as they praise our Creator in concert!

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Gospel Music Weekends at the Ark

Gospel Music Weekends at the Ark

June 2–July 29

Don't miss the 20+ artists performing on Noah's Village Stage during Gospel Music Weekends at the Ark.

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Faith Country and Bluegrass Music Festival

Faith Country and Bluegrass Music Festival

June 14–17

If you like country and bluegrass music with faith-based lyrics, then you’ll want to come to the Ark Encounter this summer for our Faith Country and Bluegrass Music Festival.

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40 Days and Nights

40 Days and 40 Nights of Gospel Music

August 1–September 9

The world’s largest Christian music festival is coming to the Ark Encounter for 40 days and 40 nights!

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Featured Events

Answers for Educators

Answers for Educators

Monday, July 24, 2023

This one-day event is designed to help equip Christian school educators as they strive to train up the next generation.

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Answers for Pastors

Answers for Pastors & Leaders Conference

October 3–5, 2023

Get equipped to contend for a truly biblical worldview, grounded in the absolute truth of God’s Word!

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Día Latino 2023

Día Latino

Viernes, 20 de octubre de 2023 en el Creation Museum

Sábado, 21 de octubre de 2023 en el Ark Encounter

El Día Latino es un evento en español donde serás equipado y animado con las verdades bíblicas. Ven y disfruta del Día Latino en el Creation Museum y en el Ark Encounter.

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College Expo

Creation College Expo

November 2–4, 2023

This exciting event allows you and your students in grades 7–12 to visit with representatives from Christian institutions across the country who hold to biblical authority.

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Reclaim: Answers for Women 2024

April 4–6, 2024

At Answers for Women 2024, you’ll learn how to reclaim God’s good design for women and overcome the war on women that threatens to overtake us.

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Deaf Days

Deaf Days 2024: Light of Life

Friday, April 19, 2024 at the Creation Museum

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at the Ark Encounter

Be among some of the first to experience this portrayal of the life of Jesus—all in ASL!

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Homeschool Experience

Family Homeschool Experience 2024

May 9–11, 2024

Join us for three days of faith-building experiences for the whole family.

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