ALERT: The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. The walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the SOUTH leg is approximately 0.3 miles (7 minutes of average walking time). EACH guest planning to enter the Gateway Arch will be required to have EITHER a Journey to the Top ticket or an Arch Entry-Only ticket to be allowed access to the facility.  Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended.

Please Note: The Museum of Westward Expansion, located under the Gateway Arch is closed for significant renovations. Certain artifacts from the Museum are on display in exhibit galleries at the Old Courthouse.


Private Events

You and your guests will enjoy a unique and memorable event when you host your private gathering at the Old Courthouse or aboard the Gateway Arch Riverboats. Whether your event is for business or pleasure, we will help you find the perfect space – amidst history and surrounded by a beautiful city skyline and the mighty Mississippi River.

We welcome private events including, but not limited to:

  • Family reunions
  • Church gatherings
  • Birthday parties
  • Weddings
  • Anniversaries
  • Fundraisers
  • Corporate meetings
Private Events at the Gateway Arch Riverboats

Contact Sales Manager, Natasha McIntosh, at 314-923-3047 or for information about hosting your private event aboard one of the Gateway Arch Riverboats.

Private Events at the Old Courthouse

Plan your private event at the Old Courthouse September–May by contacting Victoria Dugan with the National Park Service at 314-655-1611 or Please note that space is limited during construction. 

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