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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40 Days and Nights

40 Days and 40 Nights of Gospel Music

August 2–September 10

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

Life Is Precious

Life Is Precious

January 28, 2022

Get equipped to embrace a life-affirming worldview and pass that along to the next generation.

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Zoomerang Showcase Event

Zoomerang Showcase Event

January 29, 2022

This event at the Answers Center will provide your entire team with an overview of Zoomerang, from directing to decorations to crafts to the drama.

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Answers for Women

Rooted: Answers for Women

March 31–April 2, 2022

At Answers for Women 2022, get equipped to stand rooted in the Word of God, right in the midst of a twisted generation!

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Buiding Strong Foundations

Building Strong Foundations

May 12–14, 2022

Building Strong Foundations is more than just a homeschool conference—it’s an experience for the whole family!

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Answers for Pastors 2022

A Culture & Church in Crisis

October 4–6, 2022

Prepare to discover why our culture is in chaos, the church is conflicted, and what we can do to boldly stand for truth in the church and in the culture.

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