Events and Activities
The CityArchRiver project is transforming the grounds surrounding the Gateway Arch. With biking and running trails, space for outdoor concerts and a new museum commemorating westward expansion, the new, seamless park experience will have something for everyone. Be part of these great events at the Gateway Arch, parks, and riverfront during the CityArchRiver project.
Riverboat Cruises -
Take a relaxing cruise and discover the best view of the St. Louis skyline from replica nineteenth-century paddle-wheel riverboats, the Becky Thatcher and the Tom Sawyer. A variety of cruises depart the riverfront daily. Click here for tickets and more information.
The enslaved Scott family—including Dred, Harriet, and their daughters—sued for their freedom from slavery prior to the Civil War. In one of the Old Courthouse’s restored courtrooms, rangers will facilitate a mock trial, and participants will read printed scripts, taking on the roles of the people involved in Mr. and Mrs. Scott’s 1850 trial.
The GO! St. Louis Marathon has been recognized as a great race for experienced or first-time competitors, who are looking for an event that provides an abundance of participant services and amenities.
Visit GoStlouis.org/Marathon/ for registration information.