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October 6, 2022

Take Metro Transit to Events in October

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A 40-foot electric bus stops along a residential street. Trees, cars, and housing appear in the background.

As we enter October there are plenty of fun fall events and spooky activities in the St. Louis area to attend, and Metro is here to get you there.

Check out the roundup of local events below, and download the Transit app to help you plan your trip, track your ride and pay your fare.

Several MetroBus routes will be detoured during the special events due to street closures but we will get you as close as we can to the event venue.

St. Louis Cardinals Games – Various dates in October
MetroLink – Stadium MetroLink Station
Take Metro Transit to enjoy some baseball and cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals as they enter the post season!

St. Louis Blues Games – Various dates in October
MetroLink – Civic Center Transit Center
MetroBus Routes – #4 Natural Bridge, #10 Gravois-Lindell, #11 Chippewa, #19 St. Louis Ave., #30 Arsenal, #31 Chouteau, #32 Dr. ML King, #40 North Broadway, #41 Lee, #73 Carondelet, #74 Florissant, #94 Page, #97 Delmar
Take Metro Transit to the Enterprise Center to cheer on the St. Louis Blues as they start their season!

Best of Missouri Market at the Missouri Botanical Garden – 10/07-10/09
MetroBus Routes – #8 Shaw-Cherokee and #95 Kingshighway
Shop more than 130 of the region’s finest artisans, crafters, and food and beverage producers at a fall festival unlike any other in the St. Louis area. Enjoy live music, family fun, and a two-acre Kid’s Corner adjacent to the Children’s Garden.

Oktoberfest Cruise at the Gateway Arch Riverboats – 10/09 and 10/23
MetroLink – Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Station
It’s the most wonderful time for a beer! Celebrate everyone’s favorite German holiday and have a few pints along the way on this family-friendly cruise. Feast on a full buffet of authentic German dishes, crack open your favorite beer from the cash bar and dance to the sounds of a German folk band. It’s a floating celebration the whole family will love. Prost! Cash bar available.

Frights & Heights at the Gateway Arch – 10/15
MetroLink – Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Station
The tallest monument in America will become the spookiest monument when the Gateway Arch transforms into a family-friendly Halloween party full of tricks and treats. Kids may want to bring some jokes (because that’s how St. Louis trick-or-treats) and we will supply gift bags for all to collect candy throughout the evening!

St. Louis River City HBCU Football Classic at the Dome at the America’s Center – 10/16
MetroLink –
Convention Center MetroLink Station
MetroBus Routes –
#32 M.L. King and #40 N. Broadway
The St. Louis River City HBCU Football Classic is coming to The Dome at America’s Center on October 16, 3 p.m. A special occasion for family, friends and community members to enjoy together, the one-day event features a game between the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Alabama A&M University.

The Legendary Central West End Halloween in the Central West End – 10/29
MetroLink – Central West End Transit Center
MetroBus Routes – #1 Gold, #8 Shaw Cherokee, #10 Lindell Gravois, #13 Union, #18 Taylor, #42 Sarah, #59 Oakland, #95 Kingshighway
St. Louis’ most legendary Halloween street party returns to the Central West End on Saturday, October 29! Festivities kick off with fun daytime activities for the whole family. Then, as the sun sets, the party continues with an adults-only bash and costume contest, known for its elaborate, complex, and outrageous costumes and featuring $6,000 in cash and prizes.

Plan Your Trip

To plan your trip to any of these great local events, use our online Trip Planner or download the Transit app to plan your trip and pay your fare, or contact Metro Transit Information at 314.231.2345 (phone) or 314.207.9786 (text), available 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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