Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center will host the state finals for the 33rd Annual Country Showdown on Thursday, August 21, 2014. This event will take place on the Veranda (just outside The Back Door Lounge) at Starved Rock Lodge (Utica, IL). The grill will open at 5 pm. Showdown will start at 7:00 pm. Details and finalist’s name will be posted as soon as that information is available.
Music and outdoor dining with a great view! It’s all here at Starved Rock. Join us for a rockin’ good time with music from bands you’ll long remember. Relax with live, acoustic music every Friday & Saturday night from 8-11 pm Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. The Veranda is located just outside The Back Door Lounge of Starved Rock Lodge. Music runs from 8-11 pm. The grill opens at 5, but food service Read More
Relax and unwind in the middle of the week when you attend Wine Down Wednesday on our Veranda. Enjoy light appetizers, wine tasting and light jazz music provided some of the wonderfully talented Wes Hausken Trio. Wine Down Wednesday runs from 6:00-8:00 pm on August 6, 2014.
Relax in the Back Door Lounge. Our guest’s favorite appetizer is Gorgonzola Nachos with a pint of Starved Rock Signature Ale. The entertainment on our Veranda is awesome and so are the sunsets. Outdoor dining makes it a winning combination of fun! Join us for Music with a View on the Veranda every Friday & Saturday night (8-11 pm) Click here for a printable schedule. Grill open at 5 pm on Fridays, 11 am on Saturday & Read More
Join us for some laid-back music in the Back Door Lounge every Friday night from 8-11 pm. Click here to see the line-up. No cover. Great drinks. Try a pint of Starved Rock Signature Ale with some Gorgonzola Nachos. Bring your friends and family and spend an evening at the Rock!
Winedown Wednesdays: August 6 from 6-8:00 p.m. on the Veranda! Take advantage of this fun, mid-week chance to relax, 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. Read More
In the summer, live music is part of our Veranda Parties every Friday & Saturday night from 8-11 pm. Friday nights feature bands and Saturday nights are acoustic guitar. Click HERE to see the Summer Entertainment Schedule on the Veranda at Starved Rock Lodge. Outdoor dining can’t be beat! You’ll enjoy the food and the view. We have Brick Oven Pizza, Giant Pretzels & more! Craft beer, too. Ask about Starved Rock Signature Ale. After Read More
We have our own special beer and it’s called Starved Rock Signature Ale. Produced by Leinenkugel Breweries, the hand-crafted beer is a cross between an English-style amber ale and a pale ale. It’s fresh and it’s on tap. “You can’t buy it in a store,” said Food and Beverage Manager, Andrea Yeruski, “You can only get this at Starved Rock’s Back Door Lounge.” The last time we counted, Starved Rock sold 7,582 pints of Signature Ale! Read More
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The Back Door Lounge is located on the north side of Starved Rock Lodge overlooking Starved Rock. It is a great place to grab a bite to eat, enjoy a cold Signature Ale and have great conversations catching up with friends. Our Veranda is truly a beautiful spot to sit and relax and spend some time with family and friends. It is a place to escape and unwind, sip on a cocktail and enjoy the beauty Read More