Lagunitas on the Veranda

Lagunitas Veranda Party August 18 5-8pm Lagunitas will be on the Veranda sampling beers and giving away prizes from 5-8pm! Stay for dinner and live music to follow. Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and always looks to the future…whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or simply fueling stories and songs with IPA. Wherever you go, beer speaks, people mumble. Mumble along Read More

The First Course Tour

The First Course Tour Wednesdays at 6pm $20/person Ever wonder how Starved Rock got its name or who built the Lodge? You can learn the answers to these questions and many more while strolling around the Lodge with our knowledgeable guide. Your tour begins in the Back Door Lounge with check-in and your own appetizer sampler plate along with a beverage of your choice (specially prepared drink menu). Your tour guide will meet you and Read More

Revolution Brewing – Veranda Party

August 5th Revolution Brewery Starved Rock Lodge Veranda 5-8pm Revolution is Illinois’ largest independently-owned brewery. The change in the U.S. beer scene has undoubtedly been revolutionary. We are proud of what we have accomplished in our short time to become a leader and innovator in the industry. The evolving tastes of beer drinkers has demanded bigger flavors, more variety, and better beer. That’s exactly what we give you at Revolution Brewing. Between our brewery and our Read More

Abita Brewing – Veranda Party

Abita Brewing Co. Starved Rock Lodge Veranda July 22 4-8pm The Abita Brewing Company is nestled in the piney woods 30 miles north of New Orleans. In its first year, the brewery produced 1,500 barrels of beer.   They now brew more than 151,000 barrels of beer and 9,100 barrels of root beer in their state-of-the-art brewing facility. Their lagers and ales are brewed in small batches, hand-crafted by a team of dedicated workers with only the highest ideals of quality. Read More

Hike for a Cure

Hike for a Cure 2017 October 1, 2017 9am – 11am Join us as we hike to the top of Starved Rock in support of a cure for breast cancer. Our event will run from 9am – 11am with four guided hikes departing from the Back Door Lounge every 30 minutes. Hikers may choose to participate on their own and depart at any time. Cost to hike: $20 per person and includes a t-shirt, a light breakfast and a memory hope stone. Read More

Keg Tapping

Keg Tapping September 24th 2pm Kick off the Oktoberfest season with Starved Rock Lodge’s Annual Keg Tapping! We’ll roll out the barrel and tap the keg at 2pm with music by the Duseldorfers German Band! This event will take place outside on the Veranda of the Back Door Lounge.  For more information call 815-220-7386.

Music on the Veranda – Saturday Nights

What better way to wind down after a long work week than by relaxing on our Veranda with some music, a cocktail or two and a gorgeous view on a beautiful summer night? Music starts at 8pm and lasts until 11, but we suggest getting here early to grab a table and experience the breathtaking sunset from the Veranda! Weather permitting, Veranda Parties kick off Memorial Day Weekend and continue through Labor Day. No cover charge! Read More

Music on the Veranda – Friday Nights

What better way to wind down after a long work week than by relaxing on our Veranda with some music, a cocktail or two and a gorgeous view on a beautiful summer night? Music starts at 8pm and lasts until 11, but we suggest getting here early to grab a table and experience the breathtaking sunset from the Veranda! Weather permitting, Veranda Parties kick off Memorial Day Weekend and continue through Labor Day. No cover charge! Read More

Music in the Back Door
Lounge (8-11pm)

There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal beers, Starved Rock wines and specialty drinks. Or, warm up with a coffee drink after dinner. Disclaimer: Material may not Read More

Music in the Back Door Lounge (Saturdays 8-11 pm)

Stop by the Back Door Lounge & Veranda for casual dining. Outdoor dining on the Veranda is available when warm weather returns! Kick back and relax with some Gorgonzola Nachos and Starved Rock Signature Ale.  Join us for live music every Friday night in The Back Door Lounge. Stop by and listen to talented, local guitarists from 8-11 pm.  Just outside the door is the Lodge Veranda where  the panoramic view is amazing. May 27: The Steve Sharp Band Read More