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Frights & Heights at the Gateway Arch

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Cartoon Bats for Frights and Heights event

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 | 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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Unaccompanied Minor Tram Policy: Any unaccompanied tram rider who presents a child’s ticket must have an adult, at least 18 years of age, with them to provide permission to ride alone. Children under the age of 10 may not ride unaccompanied.