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Tram Ride to the Top is now available with limited capacity. Currently booking now through April 30, 2021. Effective February 1: Infants, ages 0-2, taking the Tram Ride to the Top must have a free ticket. The Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which includes the Museum at the Gateway Arch, Documentary Movie, The Arch Store and Arch Café, is open daily.

The Tram Ride to the Top is SOLD OUT for THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021 thru SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2021.

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. Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended. 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.

COVID-19 Update: Riverboat dock visitors, ages 9 & up, are required to wear face coverings with no exceptions. Guests unable to wear face coverings are encouraged to visit at a later date. View COVID-19 FAQ for more protocols.

River Clean-up & Dock Bash


Team up and meet up at the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch to help clean up the St. Louis Riverfront!

9 billion tons of trash end up in the ocean every year. In fact, the Mighty Mississippi River is one of the largest sources of oceanic plastic debris. But with YOUR help, we can minimize our environmental footprint by collecting riverside trash and keeping the riverfront clean.

We’ve partnered with our friends at Great Rivers Greenway, Gateway Arch Park Foundation, Explore St. Louis, the National Park Service, Series Six and Living Lands & Waters to organize a community trash pick-up event on Saturday, April 17. Recruit your friends and family members and join us in lending a helping hand and cleaning up the riverfront!

All volunteers will receive complimentary swag courtesy of Great Rivers Greenway, Series Six and Living Lands & Waters, as well as complimentary vouchers to a St. Louis Riverfront Cruise.

After the clean-up, rest and relax on the riverboats’ dock with live music, food trucks and drink specials.

WHAT: River Clean-up & Dock Bash

WHERE: Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, 50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63102

WHEN: Saturday, April 17

  • 10 am – 1 pm: Riverfront Clean-up (volunteer shifts in one-hour increments)
  • 11 am – 4 pm: Dockside bar open with drink specials
  • 11:30 am – 4 pm: Food trucks available on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard
  • 12 – 4 pm: Live music on the riverboat dock
  • Noon, 1:30 pm and 3 pm: One-hour St. Louis Riverfront Cruise (tickets required)

PARTICIPATE: Volunteers are strongly encouraged to sign up for their shift in advance to receive a swag bag; however, walk-ups are welcome.

Yes, I’d like to volunteer!
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Paddlewheel Café


Take in the sights of downtown St. Louis and the Mississippi while noshing on delicious made-to-order eats – such as a Nashville hot chicken sandwich, fingerling catfish, fried pickles, toasted ravioli and much more – at St. Louis’ only waterfront dining destination!

Paddlewheel Café hours:

11 am – 3 pm
*Hours begin April 23

11 am – 3 pm

11 am – 6 pm

Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich

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.

Dockside Bar hours:

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Rock the Dock


Live music comes to the Riverboat dock! Experience St. Louis’ only floating concert series, Rock the Dock presented by 4 Hands Brewing Company and 1220 Spirits.

A celebration of St. Louis, Rock the Dock is a unique way to safely enjoy live musical performances by some of St. Louis’ most popular bands while taking in incredible views of downtown St. Louis, the Gateway Arch and the Mississippi River from the riverboat dock. You will be seated at reserved, socially distanced tables, where you can enjoy a curated barbeque menu and a selection of drinks from 4 Hands Brewing Company.

Admission: $10/Person

Concert Schedule:
September 19
September 26
October 3
October 10
October 17
October 24

Event Time
12 pm to 4 pm

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Docktails Happy Hour


Cheers to the end of the workday! Kick back and relax for happy hour on the dock of the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch. Enjoy drink specials, appetizers and live music.

Admission: FREE

Select Thursdays
May 6 – October 14

Event Time
4 pm – 7 pm

No tickets required. Walk-ups welcome. Ages 21+.

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Music on the Dock


Come eat and drink while enjoying live music on the dock from local artists! Try out the Paddlewheel Cafe and our new Dock Side bar.

Entertainment Lineup: TBD

Admission: FREE

Saturdays &  Sundays
Beginning May 1

Event Time
1 pm – 4 pm

No tickets required. Walk-ups welcome.