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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!

ChristmasTime

ChristmasTime 2020

November 27–December 30 | On Select Days

Bring the family for an unforgettable evening of festive lights, gift shopping, and more at the life-size Noah’s ark!

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Concerts Conferences Educational Daily Presentations

Concerts

Southern Salvation

Southern Salvation

Daily Concert, Tuesday–Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

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

Inspiration Encounter 2020

Inspiration Encounter 2021

April 8-10, 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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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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Conferences

Dia Latino

Día Latino

September 26, 2020

Estamos muy emocionados de compartir con ustedes el GRAN REGRESO del Día Latino 2020.

We are very excited to share with you the RETURN of Día Latino 2020.

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Answers for Pastors 2020

The Bible & Sexuality

October 6–8, 2020

Discover biblical and scientific answers to the issues of sexuality at the 2020 Answers for Pastors and Christian Leaders conference.

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Deaf Day

Deaf Days

Saturday, October 10 at the Ark Encounter

Sunday, October 11 at the Creation Museum

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College Expo

Creation College Expo

November 5–7, 2020 at the Ark Encounter

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Educational

Explore Jr.

Explore Jr. Zoology at the Ark

September 4, 2020

Zoology is the study of animals and their behaviors. 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

Explore Zoology at the Ark

September 16, 2020

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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Daily Presentations

Join us in the Answers Center and hear from world-class creation apologetics speakers and more!

Date Day Time Topic Presenter
September 25 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
September 25 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
September 26 (Día Latino) Saturday 2:00 p.m. Genesis and the State of the Church and Nation Ken Ham, Interpreted by Joe Owen
September 28 Monday 3:00 p.m. Encountering Noah and the Ark Tim Chaffey
September 29 Tuesday 3:00 p.m. Millions of Years: It’s Unscientific Origin and Catastrophic Consequences Dr. Terry Mortenson
September 30 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Six Days: The Age of the Earth and the Decline of the Church Ken Ham
October 1 Thursday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
October 2 Friday 12:00 p.m. How to Present the Gospel in a Secularized Culture Ken Ham
October 2 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 3 Saturday 12:00 p.m. One Blood, One Race: The Origin of “Races” Ken Ham
October 3 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 6 Tuesday 9:15 a.m. How to Deal with Cultural Issues Foundationally Ken Ham
October 7 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Six Days: The Age of the Earth and the Decline of the Church Ken Ham
October 8 Thursday 12:00 p.m. How to Communicate the Christian Message to a Culture with the Wrong Foundation Ken Ham
October 9 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
October 9 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 10 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 16 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
October 16 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 17 Saturday 12:00 p.m. One Blood, One Race: The Origin of “Races” Ken Ham
October 17 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 21 Wednesday 3:00 p.m. Six Days: The Age of the Earth and the Decline of the Church Ken Ham
October 22 Thursday 3:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
October 23 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
October 23 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 24 Saturday 12:00 p.m. One Blood, One Race: The Origin of “Races” Ken Ham
October 24 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 29 Thursday 3:00 p.m. Six Days: The Age of the Earth and the Decline of the Church Ken Ham
October 30 Friday 12:00 p.m. Genesis, Foundations, and How to Impact the Culture Ken Ham
October 30 Friday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis
October 31 Saturday 12:00 p.m. One Blood, One Race: The Origin of “Races” Ken Ham
October 31 Saturday 3:00 p.m. Dinosaurs and More! Ken Ham and Buddy Davis