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The Tram Ride to the Top is SOLD OUT for advanced reservations through SUNDAY, JUNE 26th, 2022. Same-day tickets may be available starting at 9a at the Gateway Arch ticket center, online, or via the Gateway Arch call center (877-982-1410).

A mandatory mask mandate is effective beginning Monday, June 6, 2022, regardless of vaccination status.
According to the CDC, St. Louis City and St. Louis County are at the High (Red) level due to increased cases of COVID-19. Following guidance from the National Park Service, the mandatory mask mandate is effective Monday, June 6 regardless of vaccination status for anyone entering federal buildings. Face coverings are available to visitors at the Arch Information Desk free of charge.

Gateway Arch visitors must enter the monument through the new west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs have become exits only. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security.

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Dockside Activities

Kick back and relax on the banks of the Mississippi! Grab a drink from our dockside bar or a made-to-order burger from the Paddlewheel Café. With everything from happy hours to live music, there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy.

For current COVID-19 health and safety protocols including face covering requirements, please visit our COVID-19 FAQ page.

Paddlewheel Café

Take in the sights of downtown St. Louis and the Mississippi while enjoying delicious made-to-order eats –  toasted ravioli, BBQ chicken salad, and any number of our chef’s specialties – at St. Louis’ only waterfront dining destination!

The Paddlewheel Café opens Mid-Spring for the 2022 season.

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Dockside Bar

Grab a drink at the Dockside Bar at the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch! Enjoy the best views of St. Louis while having a drink on the water. Grab a bite from the Paddlewheel Café and enjoy daily specials.