Kids can jam to tunes from a DJ while hanging out with their favorite characters on a Gateway Arch cruise. Family Fun Character Cruises feature fantastic views of St. Louis and the Gateway Arch, kid-approved snacks, interactive games, and some very special guests, like princesses, crime-fighters and fairytale friends!
Cruises are held from 3-5 p.m. from Riverboats at the Gateway Arch. Boarding is at 2:30 p.m. Cost is $25/adult and $40/child age 3-12. Children under age 3 are free.
Get tickets at gatewayarch.com
It's the food truck event that started them all! Local food trucks gather for an evening of friends, fun, live music and plenty of great food at Sauce Food Truck Fridays. St. Louis' favorite mobile restaurants will be dishing out fresh fare and local brews in Tower Grove Park.
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