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The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the temporary closure of Gateway Arch National Park, which includes the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation. The health and safety of visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is the park’s number one priority. NPS is working with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor this rapidly changing situation. When appropriate, Gateway Arch National Park will notify the public when it resumes full operations via traditional media, as well as online at nps.gov/jeff and gatewayarch.com and on social media (@GatewayArchNPS). Those who have pre-purchased Tram Ride to the Top tickets will receive full refunds. For questions regarding ticketing, please email info@gatewayarch.com.

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Operations Temporarily Suspended — Effective immediately and until further notice, per the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to limit social gatherings and events to 50 people or less, the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are temporarily suspending operations due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation. Those who have pre-purchased Riverboat tickets will receive full refunds. For questions regarding ticketing, please email info@gatewayarch.com.

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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2019 Frights & Heights at the Gateway Arch

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As Halloween approaches and day turns to night,
something about the Arch doesn’t seem quite right.

It’s all in good fun and here’s your invite,
to celebrate with us beneath the moonlight!

You’re invited to a night of Halloween festivities, topped off with a view you won’t find anywhere else! Put on your costume* and join us at the Gateway Arch for a brand new, family-friendly Halloween celebration.

When: Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Where: Gateway Arch National Park
Cost: $17 per person (children under 3 are free)

This spooktacular evening includes:

Trick or Tram | Featuring spooky sights as you make your way to the top!
Freaky Face Painting |  You’ll look hauntingly good after a little makeover!
Boo-loon Animals | Bringing your favorite creepy crawlers to life!
Ghoulish Gourds | Express yourself on your very own pumpkin!
Live Music: | A Halloween dance party with a DJ will take over the Arch mezzanine.
Storytelling: | The St. Louis Public Library will share spooky stories and lead sing-a-longs in the Tucker Theater.
Treats! | Every child will receive a free One-Hour Riverfront cruise ticket from the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, as well as candy and other fun prizes.

*Family-friendly costumes are encouraged. No weapons, real or fake will be allowed into the facility. Masks can be worn but must be removed for the security checkpoint.

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ALERT

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the temporary closure of Gateway Arch National Park, which includes the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation. The health and safety of visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is the park’s number one priority. NPS is working with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor this rapidly changing situation. When appropriate, Gateway Arch National Park will notify the public when it resumes full operations via traditional media, as well as online at nps.gov/jeff and gatewayarch.com and on social media (@GatewayArchNPS).

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Operations Temporarily Suspended — Effective immediately and until further notice, per the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to limit social gatherings and events to 50 people or less, the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are temporarily suspending operations due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation.

Those who have pre-purchased Tram Ride to the Top or Riverboat tickets will receive full refunds. For questions regarding ticketing, please email info@gatewayarch.com.