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July 11, 2018

Take a Free Ride on the Forest Park Trolley to the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Art Hill Film Series

Metro Transit makes it easy to enjoy a Friday night movie in Forest Park this summer. The #3 Forest Park Trolley will operate free, special trips after 7 p.m. between the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station and Art Hill on four Friday evenings – July 13, July 20, July 27 and August 3 – for the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Art Hill Film Series. The first movie in the lineup is Raiders of the Lost Ark on Friday, July 13.

Movie-goers can park at any one of the 21 free Metro Park-Ride lots in Missouri and Illinois, ride MetroLink to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station, and then hop on the #3 Forest Park Trolley after 7 p.m. for a free ride to Art Hill and the Saint Louis Art Museum to enjoy the film, food, and fun. The Trolley will operate every 30 minutes between 7:20 p.m. and 9 p.m. for Metro riders headed to the film screenings on Art Hill on July 13, July 20, July 27 and August 3. The Trolley will provide return trips every 30 minutes from the Saint Louis Art Museum to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere Station starting at 10 p.m. on July 13; 9:50 p.m. on July 20; 9:56 p.m. on July 27; and 10:06 p.m. on August 3.

The Art Hill Film Series provides movie lovers with the opportunity to see a film while sitting in a scenic outdoor setting on Art Hill, between the Grand Basin and Saint Louis Art Museum in Forest Park. Movies begin promptly at 9 p.m., and seating space for blankets and lawn chairs is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The movie lineup this year is:

  • Friday, July 13 – Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Friday, July 20 – Hidden Figures
  • Friday, July 27 – No
  • Friday, August 3 – The NeverEnding Story

The #3 Forest Park Trolley provides daily service to the Forest Park-DeBaliviere MetroLink Station and all of the popular attractions in Forest Park. This year, the Forest Park Trolley is free to ride on Sundays. The Trolley operates through September 3, 2018, from 9 a.m. to  7 p.m. To plan your trip on the #3 Forest Park Trolley, visit metrostlouis.org or contact Metro Transit Information, available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 314-231-2345 or 618-271-2345.

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Metro Transit operates the St. Louis region’s public transportation system which includes 400 clean-burning diesel buses that serve 83 MetroBus routes in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. Metro also operates MetroLink light rail vehicles on 46 miles of track serving 37 stations in the two-state area, and operates Metro Call-A-Ride, a paratransit fleet of 122 vans. Metro Transit is one of five enterprises operated by Bi-State Development.

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