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Ark Encounter Hours

Current Hours

Sunday: Noon to 9:00 p.m.

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

See All Seasonal Hours

June 1 – August 31, 2018

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 9:00 p.m.

September 1 – October 31, 2018

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 6:00 p.m.

November 1 – November 21, 2018

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 6:00 p.m.

*Closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 2018

November 23 – December 30, 2018

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 8:30 p.m.

Celebrate Christmas during our free holiday exclusive event, ChristmasTime at the Ark Encounter.

*Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Dec. 24–25, 2018

December 31 – March 10, 2019

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 6:00 p.m.

March 11 – May 31, 2019

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 7:00 p.m.

June 1 – August 18, 2019

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 9:00 p.m.

August 19 – October 31, 2019

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 6:00 p.m.


All hours are Eastern Time. Operating hours are subject to change.

The Ark Encounter is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Gates for incoming traffic close 30 minutes prior to closing.

Emzara’s Restaurant

To see when Emzara’s restaraunt and other food venues will be open during your visit, please visit the dining page for more information.

Zip Lines

Availability varies throughout the year. See the zip line page for more information or call Reservations at (800) 721-2298.