Cruise the Mighty Mississippi on a replica paddlewheel riverboat with the jolly man himself this holiday season – Santa Claus. Come dressed in your favorite PJs and leave the cooking to the crew. Your family will enjoy a breakfast buffet, craft activities, views of downtown and the Gateway Arch, and a photo with Santa.
2022 Cruise dates and times:
Saturday, Nov. 26 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, Nov. 27 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 17 from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m.
(Cruises board 30 minutes prior to cruise time).
Tickets are $39 per person for age 3 and up. Children under 2 are free.
More information and tickets: gatewayarch.com
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