Simply Patsy Cline

July 23 Matinee 11:30am Check-in Begins Since 2010, Mary Pfeifer has delivered the sounds of the late and great Patsy Cline in her “Simply Patsy” tribute. Mary has performed throughout Illinois and neighboring states as was recently an invited guest to perform Patsy songs onstage in Nashville, TN. From Patsy’s first recordings in 1955 to her last in 1963, she will bring back memories of your favorite Patsy songs, including those famous hits like “Crazy” and Read More

Oktoberfest Matinee

October 23, 2017 @ 11:30am A celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. New this year – Tangled Roots Brewing (Ottawa, IL) will be here with their Oktoberfest beers! Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Reservations are required for this event. Call 815-220-7386. $25.00 buffet only or $40.00 buffet/tastings/stein. Please note: when booking an overnight stay, Oktoberfest is not included Read More

Sunset Drum Circle

6:30pm Fox Ridge Free Move to the beat with local musician Dave Peterson as he leads an interactive sunset drum circle featuring African Percussion and Native American flutes. It’s an experience for all ages and ability levels. An energetic and fun way to create “in the moment” music with percussion instruments. Drums provided!

Leinenkugel Dinner

November 10, 2017 6:30pm $55/person This fun evening includes a dinner with all dishes made with Leinenkugel beer. You will also be able to taste the Leinenkugel beer variety. There will be chances to win great prizes, plus one lucky guest will win a grand prize. Must be present to win. $55.00 per person. Reservations are required, and must be 21 years of age or older. 815-220-7386. This event is currently sold out. Please call 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

Rock Star 2018

Join us every Thursday evening beginning on February 15 through March 8 for our annual Rock Star competition in the Main Dining Room! Contestants will compete for four weeks to become this year’s Rock Star. Be on the lookout for a link to register!

New Year’s Eve Party at Starved Rock Lodge

New Year’s Eve Party December 31st, 2017 Theme: Nashville Nights New Year’s Eve Overnight Party Package: $495 (for two) Includes: Overnight accommodations for two guests, open bar, party favors, photos by the fireplace (additional cost), hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, live entertainment in the Great Hall,  champagne toast at midnight, late check-out, New Year’s Day Brunch. Plus, a chance to win a $1,000 travel voucher. Party Only Package: $275 (for two) Does not include overnight stay, brunch or chance to Read More

Tribute to Elvis Presley

August 20 & 21 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Michael St. Angel will be at Starved Rock Lodge as “The King of Rock and Roll” takes the stage. You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous, such as “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hounddog,” “Love Me Tender” and many more! Keep the spirit of Rockin’ and Rollin’ alive! Matinee Performances: $34 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay with Matinee Performance: $158 – includes lunch buffet, Read More

Tribute to Dean Martin

March 5 & 6 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Everybody loves somebody sometime… and you’ll love this Tribute to the Stars performance at Starved Rock Lodge. Capturing the spirit of Dean Martin, Peter Oprisko brings the King of Cool back to life, with his renditions of Dino’s signature songs, style and sense of humor. Sway to Blue Moon, Baby It’s Cold Outside and Ain’t That a Kick in the Head. Spend the afternoon with us… for the good times. 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