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    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 »

Upcoming Events and Programs

Click here to check specific dates on our park calendar to find out what events are planned for that day.

 
Flicks Foodies

FLICKS AND FOODIES
Saturday, August 23, 2014
7:00pm - 11:00pm

Enjoy the Alfred Hitchcock film classic North By Northwest, this action-thriller will be projected on a giant screen on the Arch grounds.You may partake in purchasing dinner from local food trucks that will be on the Arch grounds.
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Happy Birthday

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Sunday, August 24, 2014
1:00 - 4 :00 pm

Come help celebrate the 98th birthday of the National Park Service.Enjoy a slice of birthday cake as well as hands-on activities for the kids. A Junior Ranger program will be presented for children 5-12 as a badge may be earned by completing an activity booklet.
Monday, August 25, 2014
All day

This is the official birthday of the National Park Service. Visitors can enjoy $3.00 off their Journey to the Top tram ride, or tickets to the Arch movies "Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West" or Monument to the Dream".

 
Free Summer Events 2014

FREE SUMMER EVENTS SCHEDULE
Various Dates and Times
There's something for everybody, head down to the Gateway Arch your local National Park.
Daytime and evening events from yoga to stargazing, come join the fun!
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yoga

YOGA AT THE ARCH
Saturdays starting May 3, 2014
9:00am

Come downtown and relax with a free Yoga class on the Arch grounds.
The last day of class will be determined by the CityArchRiver project
construction schedule.
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Gateway to the Stars

GATEWAY TO THE STARS
Friday
August 8

Come down to the Arch grounds and do some urban stargazing and speaker Mike
Malolepszy will be on hand to give a talk in the Odyssey Theater. Telescopes will be
provided by the St. Louis Astronomical Society.
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bike tours

RANGER LED BIKE TOURS SUMMER 2014
May 31 through September 27, 2014
8:30 am each Saturday

Ride through history on a park ranger led bicycle tour along the riverfront trail.The ride is 2-3 hours long making several stops along the way to provide
St. Louis history.
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Flags at Old Courthouse

NATURALIZATION CEREMONY AT OLD COURTHOUSE
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Come and see a Naturalization Ceremony in the Old Courthouse Rotunda with all of the Victorian Fourth of July decorations, as new citizens receive their official paperwork to become American.
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Keep checking this page for more information about future events such as:

Free Entrance Fee Days in 2014
August 25 National Park Service 98th Birthday
September 27 National Public Lands Day
November 11 Veterans Day
Upcoming Programs and Events TBA














 
 

Did You Know?

Drawing of Dred Scott from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1857

In 1846, a slave named Dred Scott sued for his freedom at the St. Louis Courthouse. His case went all the way to the Supreme Court, where the verdict set the stage for the Civil War. Today, the Old Courthouse is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Click to learn more about Dred Scott. More...