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.


Plan a romantic wedding aboard a charming, nineteenth-century riverboat, surrounded by the captivating St. Louis skyline. With this uniquely intimate setting, your special event will leave you and your guests with memories that last a lifetime.

Whether for a rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony or reception – from simple to elaborate – find the perfect private charter package for your celebration.

All wedding charter packages include:

  • A champagne toast, offered in place of the dessert on your dinner menu
  • Cake cutting and serving
  • Linen tablecloths and napkins (white or your choice of color)

A riverboat photographer is available with special arrangements. Entertainment, decorations and chair covers must be arranged separately. Please contact Natasha McIntosh at 314-923-3047 for preferred vendors or additional information about reserving a private charter aboard the Gateway Arch Riverboats.

For your convenience, view diagrams for the Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher riverboats here.

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