• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges are closed. This leaves Walnut St. as the only point of entry to the Arch grounds from the city. If you park in the Arch garage there is access from the north end of the park. See maps. More »

Permits

Special Use Permits
There are several types of special use permits necessary for certain activities/events held at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. The links below provide you with information regarding such permits:

Special Events

Guidelines for After-hours use of the Gateway Arch (PDF)

Guidelines for After-hours use of the Historic Old Courthouse (PDF)

Catering, Cleaning and Security Firms Listing (PDF)

Insurance Agents List (PDF)


Weddings


Guidelines for After-hours Wedding Ceremonies at the Historic Old Courthouse (PDF)

Filming/Photography
Guidelines for Filming and Photography (PDF)

Application Large Project (PDF)

Application Small Project (PDF)

Map (PDF)

First Amendment-Public Assemblies

Guidelines for First Amendment Activity - Public Assembly (PDF)

Application (PDF)

Map of First Amendment Designated Areas(PDF)


First Amendment-Distribution of Printed Material

Guidelines for First Amendment Activity - Distribution of Printed Matter (PDF)

Application (PDF)

Map of First Amendment Designated Areas (PDF)


Walk/Runs at the Gateway Arch

Guidelines for Walk/Runs on Gateway Arch Grounds (PDF)

Map (PDF)



If you have any questions or require further information, please contact Rose Hoots in the Park Permits Office Old Courthouse at (voice) 314-655-1600, by e-mail, or by fax at 314-655-1640.













Did You Know?

Historic Old Courthouse photographed from the corner of 4th and Market

Land for the Historic Old Courthouse was donated in 1816 by Judge John Baptisite Charles Lucas and St. Louis founder Rene Auguste Chouteau. More...