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Gateway Arch National Park News

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  • Gateway Arch National Park sees 41% attendance increase in 2022

    March 10, 2023 | 7:27 am

    Pandemic effect on tourism not entirely subsided, but visitation shows steady rebound

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  • Gateway Arch National Park Celebrates George Washington with Historic Ball

    February 15, 2023 | 10:19 am

    Celebrate General Washington’s birthday like St. Louisans did in 1823

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  • National Park Service and Gateway Arch Park Foundation reach next milestone toward Old Courthouse renovation 

    November 28, 2022 | 3:01 pm

    $24,454,263 investment will restore and improve  the historic site of the pivotal Dred Scott case and hundreds suits for freedom as part of largest NPS public-private partnership  

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  • Gateway Arch National Park Receives National Park Foundation Grant for Park’s Every Kid Outdoors Program

    November 17, 2022 | 6:38 am

    Every Kid Outdoors allows fourth graders to visit national parks for free.

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  • ‘Salute to Veterans’ Tribute at the Gateway Arch Features 399th Army Band Missouri Brass Quintet

    October 13, 2022 | 12:43 pm

    ST. LOUIS (October 24, 2022)—Gateway Arch Park Foundation is proud to join forces with the National Park Service to present a “Salute to Veterans” on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 1 p.m. The concert will take place at Luther Ely Smith Square on the Gateway Arch National Park grounds.

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  • National Park Service Celebrates the 101st Birthday of Dick Bowser, Inventor of the Gateway Arch Tram Ride to the Top

    August 30, 2022 | 2:38 pm

    ST. LOUIS—The Gateway Arch’s Tram Ride to the Top is one of the most unique transportation systems in the world. The tram ride was invented by Richard “Dick” Bowser, who was born on September 15, 1921. In celebration of Bowser’s 101st birthday, the National Park Service will host a day of commemorative events honoring him and his crowning achievement on Thursday, September 15, 2022. (Bowser passed away on December 26, 2003, at 82 years old.)

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  • Blues Festival at the Arch

    July 11, 2022 | 8:47 am

    ST. LOUIS (May 12, 2022) – Experience blues music like never before on the Arch grounds! Gateway Arch Park Foundation, in partnership with the National Blues Museum and the National Park Service, is thrilled to host Blues at the Arch, reimagined as a free music festival, Aug. 12-14, 2022. The Blues at the Arch Festival pays tribute to St. Louis' storied blues history and showcases the talents of national and local entertainers in the North Gateway of Gateway Arch National Park, near the Eads Bridge and Laclede’s Landing.

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  • Gateway Arch National Park Implements Mask Requirement for COVID-19 Prevention and Protection

    June 6, 2022 | 2:36 pm

    The park is implementing a mask requirement for employees, visitors, partners and contractors that will remain in effect until the high COVID-19 transmission and positivity rate in St. Louis City and County return to medium or low levels.

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  • Summertime Events and Programming at Gateway Arch

    May 25, 2022 | 12:03 pm

    Free activities for all ages, all season long. Gateway Arch Summer Hours Saturday, May 28 through Labor Day, Monday, September 5, the Gateway Arch operates in extended summer hours of 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. The last Tram Ride to the Top of the Arch leaves approximately one hour before closing.

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  • National Park Service to Turn Off Gateway Arch Exterior Lights for Bird Migration

    April 28, 2022 | 5:14 pm

    The National Park Service will not illuminate the Gateway Arch at night from May 1-14, 2022, due to the spring bird migration season.

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