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Spring Fun at the Gateway Arch

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Spring

Ah, spring … the temps are creeping upward and the world is slowly becoming green once more. St. Louisans, this means one thing: Time to get outside and explore everything our city has to offer. We are doing our part to welcome the season with tons of fun outdoor events, giving you a great excuse to check out all the exciting changes that have happened around the Arch grounds. You’ll want to have your calendar ready before you peruse the list below – there’s something for everyone!

Spring into your Park

On Saturday, April 7, we’re hosting the second annual Spring into your Park, a free community festival celebrating outdoor fun. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the North Gateway area of the Arch grounds (near Laclede’s Landing) will be abuzz with live music, awesome food and drink, face painters, free yoga, character artists, lawn games and more! The best part: It’s not just event entry that’s free – all of the activities are free, too! Visitors will also get a chance to participate in the Discovery Map Challenge, a scavenger hunt tour of the park designed to showcase the park’s transformation. They’ll also receive a Gateway Arch Park branded water bottle for downloading our new app.

Spring

Lawn games, the arch blocks, live music, and more will at Spring into your Park. 

Free Sunrise Yoga Presented by Centene

Starting April 17 through July, Free Sunrise Yoga takes place at 7 a.m. every Tuesday. All experience levels are welcome to join this weekly 45-minute yoga class taught by Yoga Buzz instructors in Kiener Plaza. Free Sunrise Yoga is part of our Health and Wellness Series presented by Centene Charitable Foundation. Follow the Gateway Arch Foundation Park events on Facebook for extra goodies – some morning yoga sessions will include free coffee, live music and other fun perks. 

Walking

Learn about the CityArchRiver renovations with Gateway Arch Park Foundation staff on a free walking tour. 

Construction Walking Tours

Curious about all the exciting changes at Gateway Arch National Park? On Tuesday, April 17, Tuesday, May 8 and Tuesday, June 19, join us for a fun, free 90-minute outdoor walking tour of CityArchRiver renovations, which explores updates to the park and riverfront. Meet at the Old Courthouse at 6:15 p.m.; tours depart at 6:30 p.m. sharp. RSVP required.

Cocktails

Kiener Cocktails is a monthly happy hour in the heart of downtown. 

Kiener Cocktails Happy Hour

Kiener Cocktails Happy Hour returns on April 26! Occurring monthly throughout the summer, this event gives you the chance to hear live music and explore the new Kiener Plaza in the heart of downtown St. Louis with beer, wine or a specialty cocktail in hand. This year, Kiener Cocktails is partnering with the Wandering Sidecar Bar, which will serve drinks out of a vintage camper or truck. It’s the perfect way to unwind with friends and coworkers while supporting America’s tallest manmade monument. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and free to Gateway Arch Park Friend members (supporter level and above – proceeds support the Gateway Arch Park Foundation. Join at ArchPark.org/Donate.

Museum

Tickets are on sale now for the Members-Only Museum Brunch.

Members-Only Museum Preview and Brunch

Available exclusively to members of Gateway Arch Park Friends, the May 12 Gateway Arch Preview Brunch treats attendees to a sneak peek of the Museum at the Gateway Arch and its new museum exhibits, which won’t be officially unveiled until the museum’s grand opening on July 3. Enjoy a brunch of gourmet pastries, fresh fruit and refreshments, including bloody marys and mimosas. Timed entries will occur every hour from 9 a.m. to noon. Brunch tickets are $55 for adults and $35 for children 10 years and younger. To become a member of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation, click here. For brunch details or to make a reservation go to www.ArchPark.org/brunch.