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.
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 on October 26 at the Gateway Arch for a brand new, family-friendly Halloween celebration.
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!
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.
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.
*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.