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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Featured Events

Southern Salvation

Steve Hess and Southern Salvation in Concert

Tuesdays–Saturdays at 2 p.m.

Listen to Grammy-nominated artists in the Ark Encounter's Answers Center. Known for their Southern Gospel sound, this trio spreads the good news of Christ through their singing.

National Bible Bee

National Bible Bee

November 21, 2019

Watch contestants from all over the nation proclaim God's Word during the final rounds and awards ceremony at the Ark Encounter!

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November 29-December 30, 2019

Bring the family for an unforgettable evening of festive lights, skating, gift shopping, and more at the life-size Noah’s ark during this free NKY/Cincinnati Christmas event!

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Promise Christmas Drama

Promise: A Christmas Drama

December 7

Let your heart be lifted, with festive music and drama, as we adore the Savior who always keeps His promises.

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Answers for Women 2020

Truth: Answers for Women

March 27–28, 2020

When we understand and embrace God’s Word, we will know the difference between the truth and the lies and we won’t be deceived.

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Easter Conference 2020

Climate Change: Physical and Spiritual

April 9-12, 2020

Get answers to the radical climate change happening in our culture, and the not-so-radical climate change happening in the environment, at our one-of-a-kind Easter conference.

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Legacy Five

Join Legacy Five for a Musical Weekend!

May 22 - 24, 2020

Join Legacy Five for two multi-artist concerts, during the 2020 Memorial Day weekend! Additional artists include Dennis Swanberg, Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, Triumphant Quartet, The Sound, and Jaime Jorge.

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Answers for Pastors 2020

The Bible & Sexuality

October 6–8, 2020

Discover biblical and scientific answers to the issues of sexuality at the 2020 Answers for Pastors and Christian Leaders conference.

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Inspiration Encounter 2020

Inspiration Encounter 2020

October 15-17, 2020

Join the Collingsworth Family for 5 power-packed sessions and inspiring, life-changing concert presentations. Throughout the weekend, multiple speakers will inspire you and lift your soul!

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Daily Presentations

Join us in the Answers Center and hear from world-class creation apologetics speakers.

Date Day Time Topic Speaker
November 18 Monday 3:00–4:00 p.m. The Forensic Science Behind God's Fingerprint Design Dr. Jennifer Rivera
November 19 Tuesday 3:00–4:00 p.m. Is the Earth Young or Old? Examining the Evidence Tim Chaffey
November 20 Wednesday 3:00–4:00 p.m. Encountering Noah and the Ark Tim Chaffey
November 23 Saturday 3:00–4:00 p.m. Demolishing Supposed Bible Contradictions Tim Chaffey
November 25 Monday 3:00–4:00 p.m. Noah's Ark and the Flood: Science Confirms the Bible Dr. Georgia Purdom
November 26 Tuesday 3:00–4:00 p.m. Only One Race: The Biblical Answer to Racism Avery Foley
November 27 Wednesday 3:00–4:00 p.m. Creation vs Evolution: Why It Matters Terry Mortenson
November 29 Friday 3:00–4:00 p.m. Six Days: The Age of the Earth and the Decline of the Church Ken Ham
November 30 Saturday 3:00–4:00 p.m. How to Present the Gospel in a Secularized Culture Ken Ham