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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Featured Events



November 25–December 30
On Select Days

Bring the family for an unforgettable evening of festive lights, live music/shows, holiday dining, gift shopping, and more!

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Keeping Watch

Keeping Watch

December 9, 6:30 p.m.

Through live song and drama, this program connects the babe in a manger to the reason why Jesus, the spotless Lamb of God, was sent as the final sacrifice to make salvation possible. Keeping Watch is presented by Answers Academy.

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The Wonder and the Miracle

The Wonder and the Miracle

December 10, 5:30 p.m.

This live musical drama is presented by God's Bible College & Aldersgate Christian Academy! A combined choir of high school and college students, guest alumni, an orchestra, and a cast of actors will come together in the production.

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Abide: Answers for Women 2023

March 30–April 1, 2023

At Answers for Women 2023, you’ll learn how to abide in Christ and hold fast to the anchor of our souls through suffering and persecution.

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Deaf Days

Deaf Days 2023

Saturday, April 22, at the Ark Encounter

Friday, April 21 and Sunday, April 23 at the Creation Museum

Come learn about the faithfulness of God’s Word at the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum at the annual Deaf Days!

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Homeschool Experience

Family Homeschool Experience 2023

May 8–12, 2023

Because it’s so much more than a normal homeschool conference, it really is a family experience like no other. Don’t miss next year’s event!

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