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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!

Concerts Conferences Educational Daily Presentations

Concerts

Southern Salvation

Southern Salvation

Daily Concert, Tuesday–Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
Kids Concert, Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.

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

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

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 2020

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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Conferences & Other Events

Open Interviews

Open Interviews

April 22, May 6 & 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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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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Educational

Explore Jr.

Explore Jr. Zoology at the Ark

April 30, 2021

From cute little sugar gliders to massive camels, Explore Jr. Zoology at the Ark offers an in-depth look at a variety of animals in God’s creation. Open to students in grades K–5 (ages five and up).

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Explore Jr.

Explore Jr. Botany at the Ark

May 12, 2021

Explore Jr. Botany at the Ark will investigate the beauty and design of the plant kingdom through a behind-the-scenes experience with the horticulture staff at the Ark Encounter green houses. Open to students in grades K–5 (ages five and up).

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Explore

Explore Zoology at the Ark

May 14, 2021

Explore Zoology at the Ark offers an in-depth look at a variety of animals in God’s creation. Learn about animal kinds and dispersion of animals after the Flood through close-up animal encounters with our trained zoologists. Open to students in grades 6–12 (ages 11 and up).

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Explore

Explore Botany at the Ark

May 19, 2021

Explore Botany at the Ark will investigate the beauty and design of the plant kingdom through a behind-the-scenes experience with the horticulture staff at the Ark Encounter green houses. Open to students in grades 6–12 (ages 11 and up).

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Explore Jr.

Explore Jr. Zoology at the Ark

May 21, 2021

From cute little sugar gliders to massive camels, Explore Jr. Zoology at the Ark offers an in-depth look at a variety of animals in God’s creation. Open to students in grades K–5 (ages five and up).

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Concerts Conferences Educational Daily Presentations

Daily Presentations

Check daily schedule upon arrival at the Ark Encounter.

Daily Presentations Schedule
Date Day Time Topic Presenter
April 14 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
April 15 Thursday 3:00 p.m. How to Present the Gospel in a Secularized Culture Ken Ham
April 16 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
April 16 Friday 3:00 p.m. Will They Stand: Parenting Kids to Face the Giants Ken Ham
April 17 Saturday 12:00 p.m. How to Present the Gospel in a Secularized Culture Ken Ham
April 17 Saturday 3:00 p.m. One Blood, One Race: The Origin of “Races” Ken Ham
April 19 Monday 3:00 p.m. Noah’s Ark and the Flood: Science Confirms the Bible Dr. Georgia Purdom
April 20 Tuesday 3:00 p.m. Creation vs. Evolution: Why It Matters Avery Foley
April 21 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
April 22 Thursday 3:00 p.m. How to Present the Gospel in a Secularized Culture Ken Ham
April 26 Monday 3:00 p.m. Noah’s Flood: Washing Away Millions of Years Dr. Terry Mortenson
April 27 Tuesday 3:00 p.m. The Age of the Earth: Thousands or Millions? Bryan Osborne
April 28 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
April 29 Thursday 3:00 p.m. Noah's Ark and the Flood: Science Confirms the Bible Dr. Georgia Purdom
April 30 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
April 30 Friday 3:00 p.m. Will They Stand: Parenting Kids to Face the Giants Ken Ham
May 1 Saturday 12:00 p.m. One Blood, One Race: The Origin of “Races” Ken Ham
May 1 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 3 Monday 3:00 p.m. Noah’s Flood: Washing Away Millions of Years Dr. Terry Mortenson
May 4 Tuesday 3:00 p.m. How Did All the Animals Fit on the Ark? Karina Altman
May 5 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
May 6 Thursday 3:00 p.m. Will They Stand: Parenting Kids to Face the Giants Ken Ham
May 7 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
May 7 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 8 Saturday 12:00 p.m. One Blood, One Race: The Origin of “Races” Ken Ham
May 8 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 10 Monday 3:00 p.m. Encountering Noah and the Ark Tim Chaffey
May 11 Tuesday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and the Bible: Solving the Mystery Bryan Osborne
May 12 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
May 13 Thursday 3:00 p.m. Will They Stand: Parenting Kids to Face the Giants Ken Ham
May 14 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
May 14 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 15 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 17 Monday 3:00 p.m. Creation vs Evolution: Why It Matters Dr. Terry Mortenson
May 18 Tuesday 3:00 p.m. How Did All the Animals Fit on the Ark? Karina Altman
May 19 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
May 20 Thursday 3:00 p.m. Will They Stand: Parenting Kids to Face the Giants Ken Ham
May 21 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 22 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 24 Monday 3:00 p.m. Creation vs. Evolution: Why It Matters Avery Foley
May 25 Tuesday 3:00 p.m. Encountering Noah and the Ark Tim Chaffey
May 26 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
May 27 Thursday 3:00 p.m. Will They Stand: Parenting Kids to Face the Giants Ken Ham
May 28 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 29 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
May 31 Monday 3:00 p.m. Noah’s Ark and Flood: We’ve Got Answers Bryan Osborne