Visiting the Gateway Arch: Enter the monument through the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs are exits only. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security. Tickets sell out early and often, advance reservations are strongly recommended. Pending availability, additional tickets may be available for same-day purchase beginning at 9am each day through our website, call center, and ticket center at the Gateway Arch. Same-day ticket availability is not guaranteed and sells out early and often.
Grab a front-row seat to St. Louis’ most spectacular fireworks display. The annual Fireworks Cruise celebrates America’s independence with a night of food, drinks and fun that the whole family will love. Come aboard the Tom Sawyer & Becky Thatcher paddleboat and enjoy the sounds of a Dixieland band and sights of downtown from the river. We’ll return to dock beneath the Gateway Arch and watch the night sky light up in celebration of the USA.