Meet at the West Entrance Plaza at the Gateway Arch for Ghosts of the Arch Grounds. Visitors will learn about the various incarnations of the Arch Grounds as they evolved from French fur trading post to warehouse district to the present Gateway Arch National Park. Experience the ups and downs of historical figures like Pierre Laclede, Thomas Targee, James Eads and Percy Green.
America's Biggest Birthday Party returns to the Gateway Arch grounds featuring free admission, live entertainment, the Purina Festival Zone for family fun, air shows, a balloon glow, a fairway with vendors, Purina's Pro Plan Performance Team and stunning fireworks displays.
Join members of the St. Louis Astronomical Society and the National Park Service for a night of stargazing on the grounds of the Gateway Arch.
This ranger-led event for all ages includes a special talk followed by telescope viewing.
On the grounds of the Gateway Arch. Free. 8 to 10 p.m. More information: gatewayarch.com
Join the Great Rivers Greenway's Walk to the Wharf event on Thursdays this summer along the newly reopened Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd.
You'll hear live music and can grab lunch from some of St. Louis' most popular food trucks as you see the recent improvements made along the riverfront and as work continues on the Arch grounds.
Free. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
For more information and a schedule of food trucks and live entertainment visit: greatriversgreenway.org
Visit the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park and see a star show to experience the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere. Star shows are lead LIVE by one of the Planetarium's educators, creating a new and tailored experience for every audience.
Grab a spot for Weekend Play Time by Reservation at Play Street Museum in St. Charles. Kids and families can explore the museum during these special weekend hours. Playtime will be by reservation only to limit the number of occupants in the building at one time. Play is offered in 90 minute sessions and occupancy will be limited during each session.
The Magic House is offering the opportunity to enjoy private playtime in a special exhibit area of The Magic House or MADE for Kids before opening to the public! You choose the location and up to 10 family members or friends to enjoy your private morning. Stay and play after in the rest of the museum. Reservations must be made in advance.