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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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

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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Courageous Cast Reception

October 5, 2021

Enjoy a reception with the Courageous cast and the conference speakers prior to the exclusive red carpet screening of Courageous Legacy.

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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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Creation College Expo

Creation College Expo

November 4–November 6, 2021

This exciting event allows you and your students in grades 7–12 to visit one-on-one with representatives from Christian institutions across the country!

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Creation College Expo

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–May 14, 2022

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

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