Riverboats at the Gateway Arch: 2018 Holiday Cruises
ST. LOUIS (October 24, 2018)–The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are proud to introduce a new holiday cruise lineup that features PJs and Pancakes, a family-focused breakfast cruise with Santa Claus; and the Holiday Cruise featuring a holiday-themed dinner menu with all of the trimmings. The Riverboats will end the year with the annual New Year’s Eve Cruise.
“The holidays are a such special time, and we invite people of all ages to spend the festive season with us at the riverboats,” says Robert Hopkins, director of operations for the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch. “We are so excited to introduce an unforgettable family holiday experience with PJs and Pancakes with Santa Claus, as well as a delicious holiday dinner cruise. Also, keep the riverboats in mind for holiday parties. Businesses can book the Holiday Cruise to celebrate the season in the most unique way.”
WHEN: Wednesdays–Sundays, December 1-15; 7:30 to 10 p.m. (Cruise boards at 7 p.m.)
DETAILS: Celebrate a unique and memorable holiday with family and friends on the Holiday Cruise aboard the festively decorated Becky Thatcher. Guests will enjoy a DJ playing holiday favorites and popular tunes; a scrumptious, chef-prepared buffet with all the trimmings; and a cash bar. (Bar packages available. Cruise also available as a private charter.)
TICKETS: Wednesday-Thursday, $50/adults; $30/kids 3-12. Friday-Sunday, $53/adults; $33/kids 3-12. Children under age 3 are free.
PJs and Pancakes with Santa Claus
WHEN: Saturdays, December 1 & 15; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (Cruise boards at 9 a.m.)
DETAILS: Ho! Ho! Ho! Cruise the Mighty Mississippi with the big man himself—Santa Claus! Families are encouraged to wear their PJs and leave the cooking to us. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, holiday-themed activities, unique views of downtown and the Gateway Arch from the Mississippi River, and quality time with Santa.
TICKETS: $38/adults and kids. Children under 3 are free.
New Year’s Eve Cruise
WHEN: December 31; 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. (Cruise boards at 9 p.m.)
DETAILS: Ring in the New Year in style with dinner, dancing and breathtaking views of the magnificent St. Louis skyline. Featuring an elegant three-course dinner, open bar, DJ entertainment and a midnight champagne toast, you’re sure to end 2018 on a high note.
TICKETS: $99. Must be 21+.
HOW: Cruise reservations can be made by calling 1-877-982-1410 or by visiting www.gatewayarch.com/buytickets
LOCATION AND PARKING: The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are located below the south leg of the Gateway Arch at 50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63102. Parking is available on the Mississippi River levee in front of the boats for a cash fee.