ALERT: Due to the shutdown of the federal government, the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, which are part of the National Park Service, are closed. They will resume operations during regularly scheduled hours as soon as the government re-opens. Ticketing and tram operations at the Gateway Arch and ticketing operations at the Old Courthouse are also closed. If you have purchased a scheduled tram ride to the top or Arch entry-only ticket during this time, your ticket price will be refunded as soon as possible. Other Gateway Arch Experience activities such as the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch and Gateway Helicopter Tours, which are NOT part of the National Park Service, are currently closed for the season. Please continue to check this site or call 877-982-1410 for additional information and updates on visiting these attractions. Please pay attention to the mainstream media or visit for the announcement regarding the resumption of federal government operations. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Private Charters

Bring history, culture and charm to your next event when you host it aboard one of the Gateway Arch Riverboats. Whether for a business function, wedding, birthday party, reunion or other special event, your guests will enjoy the unique setting as they cruise along the Mississippi River.

Make your next private event one to remember when you host it aboard a privately chartered replica steamboat on the Mississippi River. Choose from a variety of packages and menu options for groups of all sizes, whether you are hosting a day or evening event.

Charter packages include a sit-down or buffet dinner, table linens*, linen napkins*, formal table settings tables and chairs.

Treat your guests with a savory meal when you select from our private charter menus, the Captain’s upgraded menus and several bar options.

  • Lunch and brunch charters are available for groups up to 220 guests.
  • Evening packages accommodate groups of 125–220.
  • Custom charters are available for groups with less than 125 guests.

View the Captain’s Guidelines here or contact Natasha McIntosh at 314-923-3047 for additional information and details.

*Colored linens are available upon request.

The Gateway Arch Riverboats are located below the south leg of the Gateway Arch at 50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63102. Parking is available on the levee in front of the boats. When approaching from the south, use Chouteau Avenue to access this parking area.

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