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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Gospel Music Weekends at the Ark

Gospel Music Weekends at the Ark

June 3–July 30

Don't miss the 20+ artists performing on Noah's Village Stage during Gospel Music Weekends at the Ark.

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Faith Country and Bluegrass Music Festival

Faith Country and Bluegrass Music Festival

June 14–17

If you like country and bluegrass music with faith-based lyrics, then you’ll want to come to the Ark Encounter this summer for our Faith Country and Bluegrass Music Festival.

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40 Days and Nights

40 Days and 40 Nights of Gospel Music

August 1–September 9

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


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 this year’s event!

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Answers for Educators

Answers for Educators

Monday, July 24, 2023

This one-day event is designed to help equip Christian school educators as they strive to train up the next generation.

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Answers for Pastors

Answers for Pastors & Leaders Conference

October 3–5, 2023

Get equipped to contend for a truly biblical worldview, grounded in the absolute truth of God’s Word!

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Día Latino 2023

Día Latino

Viernes, 20 de octubre de 2023 en el Creation Museum

Sábado, 21 de octubre de 2023 en el Ark Encounter

El Día Latino es un evento en español donde serás equipado y animado con las verdades bíblicas. Ven y disfruta del Día Latino en el Creation Museum y en el Ark Encounter.

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