Join us for these FUN upcoming events in 2014!


Sunday, May 4, 2014
Stop by Starved Rock Lodge’s East parking lot and have your motorcycle blessed by local clergy in one of two ceremonies.  The blessings remind us that life is a journey and we need to ask for God’s protection.  A great kick-off for biking season!  Open to the public.  For more information please call 815-220-7386.






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Winedown Wednesdays
June 4, July 2 and August 6
6-8:00 p.m.

Take advantage of this fun, mid-week chance to relax on the Veranda, try some wine, enjoy a few appetizers and listen to some great music by the Wes Hausken Trio.  All of this takes place on a bluff overlooking the scenic Illinois River Valley and historic Starved Rock. Sunset watching is included at no extra charge! Stay for dinner and take in the beauty in every direction.





Showdown33rd Annual Country Showdown
Tuesday nights (7 pm, Grill opens: 5 pm)
June 1o-July 15, 2014

The 2014 WALLS 102 Country Showdown starts Tuesday night, June 10, 2014 and continues every Tuesday night  through July 15, at Starved Rock Lodge. One lucky contestant will win $1,000 cash, and advance to the state competition. Showdown finals will be held at 7 p.m. on July 16.Registration is underway. Click HERE for an entry form. All entry forms are due back by the close of business on Friday, May 30. Entry forms may be dropped off or mailed to 3905 Progress Blvd., Peru, IL., faxed to 815-224-2066 or e-mailed to





Leinenkugel Dinner:
Friday, November 7, 2014
Leinenkugel Pub Crawl:
Saturday, November 8, 2014

One of the beer-lover’s favorite events of the year is our annual Leinenkugel Dinner at Starved Rock Lodge. This event sells out early, so don’t delay. The appetizers, entrees and desserts are all made with different types of Leinenkugel beers. Our culinary team, lead by Chef Bear, creates unique recipes which bring our guests back year after year.  One of the best parts of the evening is hearing what’s new from a member of the Leinenkugel family. Plus, there are great prizes for some lucky Leine lovers! Call (815) 220-7386.