ALERT: The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. The walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the SOUTH leg is approximately 0.3 miles (7 minutes of average walking time). EACH guest planning to enter the Gateway Arch will be required to have EITHER a Journey to the Top ticket or an Arch Entry-Only ticket to be allowed access to the facility.  Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended.

Please Note: The Museum of Westward Expansion, located under the Gateway Arch is closed for significant renovations. Certain artifacts from the Museum are on display in exhibit galleries at the Old Courthouse.


Soaking Up the Last of Summer

August 10, 2017

Categories: Programming , Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Things to Do

Welp. St. Louis schools are back in session. We don’t know about you, but we’re not quite ready for the end of summer. But, all good things must come to an end... right? So as summer dwindles to a close, let’s soak up these last few weeks with FREE, family-friendly fun in STL. 20664909_10155586487838996_6005766126937510587_n.jpg


Festival of Nations

Presented by the International Institute in St. Louis, the Festival of Nations is a multicultural celebration! Featuring over 40 ethnic food booths, arts and crafts, music, and an international bazaar with unique gifts from around the world – you will not want to miss this event at Tower Grove Park on Saturday, August 26 (10 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Sunday, August 27 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).   


Jungle Boogie

The Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series rocks the Saint Louis Zoo every Friday night until Sept. 1. From 5 to 8 p.m., you can enjoy kids’ activities, food and drink from the Safari Grill and Lakeside Café, and live music!


St. Louis World’s Fare Festival

Join St. Louisans in celebrating the 1904 World’s Fair in Forest Park, August 18, 19 & 20! Featuring local restaurant and food trucks, live music, historical exhibitions, art displays, a Ferris Wheel, and more – the three-day St. Louis World's Fare Festival is an event that has something for everyone to enjoy.


Food Truck Friday

Food and Fridays – our two favorite things! Presented by Sauce Magazine, the 6th Annual Food Truck Friday series continues through October in Tower Grove Park with the next event on August 11 from 4 to 8 p.m. August’s lineup features 20 local food trucks such as Zia’s, Seoul Taco, Clementine’s Creamery and more!


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Don’t forget about the Blues at the Arch free concert series at the North Gateway of the Arch Grounds, near Laclede’s Landing and the Eads Bridge. Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner, (or enjoy the many food and drink vendors at the event!) and join us on Friday, August 11, 18 & 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for blues music under the St. Louis skyline.  


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