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November 18 - December 31 | Kiener Plaza
Fridays: 4 - 8 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays: 12 - 8 p.m.
December 26 - 31: Daily, 12 - 8 p.m.

Kiener Plaza

Gateway Arch Park Foundation's Winterfest is back for its eighth year from Nov. 18 through Dec. 31, in Kiener Plaza!

Winterfest, presented by Bank of America and World Wide Technology and produced in partnership with the St. Louis Blues, is bringing back all the fan favorites, including ice skating, s'mores stations and igloos underneath 100,000 twinkling lights in the shadow of the Gateway Arch. This six-week winter celebration will also showcase exciting events like St. Louis Blues' try hockey free, visits from princesses and superheroes, and a family friendly New Year's Eve fireworks spectacular, made possible with support from Greater St. Louis, Inc.

We are so excited to celebrate the winter season with you all again this year! Tickets for skate rentals and heated igloos are now available.

Gateway Arch Park Foundation is the official philanthropic partner and conservancy for Gateway Arch National Park. We host Winterfest as part of our mission to serve the St. Louis community through programs that bring the park and its surrounding areas in Downtown St. Louis to life. By offering safe, affordable, innovative and family-friendly events, we invite St. Louisans and visitors alike to make new memories under the Arch and join us in invigorating the jewel of our City to ensure it remains a destination of choice for generations to come.

Reserve your spot at Winterfest!

Ice Rink

This holiday season, ice skate in the shadow of the Arch at the Winterfest Ice Rink in Kiener Plaza!

I want to skate!


Enjoy Winterfest from the warmth of the Igloo Village in Kiener Plaza! Reserve your private, upscale heated igloo which includes:

  • Stylish, comfortable seating for up to 4 people in a heated personal space.
  • 4 Signature Winterfest beverages in your igloo provided by the Winterfest Café.
  • 4 Winterfest Ice Rink Skate rentals.
  • Locker rental.
  • A picture-perfect photo opp with beautiful views of the Gateway Arch!
  • Free Parking at Kiener West Garage (1 car per reservation).
Book my Igloo!

Winterfest S'mores

S'more ways to have fun at Winterfest!

Purchase a Winterfest Campfire Kit ($15) for everything you need to make up to four s'mores, as well as access to one of our four marshmallow toasting fire pits.

S'mores kits will be available for purchase on-site. Vegan s'mores kits available upon request. 

Food and Drink

We're excited to announce that this year's Winterfest will feature a fantastic lineup of local food trucks, bringing your favorite eats to your favorite winter celebration!

Enjoy cuisine from The Little Busy B Food TrailerTreauX's Cajun BBQWok-O Taco, Grace Meat + Three, Bougie Bites STL, and The MOObile.

Plus, Pour Decisions returns to Winterfest with signature cocktails, hot cocoa, and a selection of non-alcoholic beverages.

One Nation Day

Saturday, Dec. 2 | 2 to 6 p.m.

Winterfest's One Nation Day brings together St. Louis cultures, sports teams, and local retailers to celebrate the best of St. Louis!

Princesses and Superheroes – Meet & Greet

Join popular princesses and superheroes on the ice! Characters will also be available for photos.

St. Louis Blues at Winterfest

Gateway Arch Park Foundation is proud to partner with the St. Louis Blues to produce Winterfest!

Courtesy of the Blues, kids skate free every Friday!

Friday Carol-oke

Each Friday in December will offer holiday-themed karaoke! Bring your friends and family down to sing your favorite holiday songs.

New Year's Eve 'Neon Nights' Celebration and Fireworks

Sunday, Dec. 31 | 4-8 p.m.
Fireworks start at 8 p.m.

Our New Year's Eve "Neon Nights" celebration, made possible with support from Greater St. Louis, Inc., is a family-friendly way to ring in the new year! Enjoy a DJ, fire dancers, princesses and superheroes, party favors and a deluxe photo experience, topped off by a fireworks spectacular with monumental Arch views!

Reserve your spot!

First Run Theatre Performance

Gateway Arch Park Foundation is excited to host St. Louis' own First Run Theatre at Winterfest!

Host Your Event at Winterfest

Experience unforgettable moments with private events at Winterfest in St. Louis!

Don't miss the opportunity to host an extraordinary event at Winterfest in St. Louis. Whether you're planning a small, intimate gathering or a grand celebration, our private event spaces can accommodate your needs. Contact us today to start planning your magical winter event that will leave your guests with memories they'll treasure for a lifetime.

Contact to learn more.


Parking for Winterfest is available at the Kiener Plaza East (500 Pine St.) and West (604 Pine St.) Garages, starting at $8 for up to 12 hours. View on map. Guests who sign up for an InterPark Express account at will receive 20% off their first five uses; simply choose your day and time and scan your device to get in and out of the garage. During Cardinals baseball games or other Downtown events, event rates may apply.

Downtown metered and surface lot parking is also available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Presenting Sponsors

Bank Of America
World Wide Technology

Festival of Lights

Ameren Missouri

New Year's Eve

Rink Sponsors

Ameren Missouri
St. Louis Blues

Lighted Vignettes



Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

Friend of Winterfest

Tarlton Corporation

Media Partners

St. Louis Magazine

Official Radio Partners

96.3 R&B for the Lou
Y98 St. Louis
102.5 KEZK
HotFM 104.1