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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Steve Hess and Southern Salvation

Steve Hess and Southern Salvation

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Join resident artists, Steve Hess and Southern Salvation, as they praise our Creator in concert!

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40 Days and 40 Nights of Gospel Music Coming to the Ark Encounter

40 Days and 40 Nights of Gospel Music

August 2, 2021–September 10, 2021

The world’s largest Christian music festival is coming to the Ark Encounter for 40 days and 40 nights! We’re very excited to announce that Abraham Productions will be presenting several dozen gospel music artists live from the Ark Encounter’s 2,500-seat Answers Center.

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Inspiration Encounter

Inspiration Encounter 2021

October 28–30, 2021

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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Featured Events

Open Interviews

Open Interviews

May 20, June 3 & 17,
July 15 & 29, August 12

NKU Grant County Center
390 N. Main St.
Williamstown, Ky 41097
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

We’re seeking to fill a variety of positions (seasonal, full-time, part-time) at the Ark Encounter. Visit one of our upcoming Open Interviews to apply for a job, be interviewed, and potentially get offered a position all in the same day!

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Dinosaurs and More

Dinosaurs and More!

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Combining education and humor, Ken Ham and Buddy Davis takes kids (and adults!) on an exciting ride through both the 7 C’s of History and the 7 Ages of Dinosaurs.

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Answers for Pastors

Answers for Pastors & Leaders Conference 2021

October 5–7, 2021 at the Ark Encounter

Learn how to navigate the increasingly hostile culture in which we live.

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Día Latino

Día Latino

October 16, 2021 at the Ark Encounter

October 17, 2021 at the Creation Museum

We are excited for Día Latino 2021!

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