Oktoberfest Matinee

A Celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German Wine and Beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music. Reservations are required for this event. Call 815-220-7386. $25.00 buffet only or $40.00 buffet/tastings/stein. When booking an overnight stay, Oktoberfest is NOT included in your stay.

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 2017

Kira Thompson of Princeton managed to run the table, winning her fourth straight fan favorite and the $500 grand prize as Rock Star 2017, but it was far from a runaway victory. This year’s phenomenal finals featured six strong singers each performing three songs–including some amazing freestyle interpretations. Debbie Kraulidis of Joliet started the night off singing her choice song from 2016 Tim McGraw’s “Humble & Kind.” LaSalle’s Bob Tieman followed with Disturb’s version of Read More

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 Frank Sinatra

October 2 & 3 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Peter Oprisko will delight you with this tribute to the Chairman of the Board! A fresh and unique, ultra-modern salute to Ol’Blue Eyes! This exciting and memorable celebration showcases Sinatra like never before. Enjoy such hits as: New York New York, The Way You Look Tonight, My Way, and many more. Matinee Performance: $34 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay with Matinee Performance: $158 – includes lunch Read More

Tribute to Patsy Cline

June 12 Matinee Show 11:30am Check-in Begins Coming to Starved Rock Lodge from her recent role as Patsy Cline in the highly successful Engle Lane Theater production of “Always Patsy Cline”, the talented Mary Pfeifer will perform Cline’s beautiful ballads and hits from the ‘50s and ‘60s, like Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight. Don’t miss this tribute to country music’s most beloved singer! Matinee Performance: $34 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay Read More

Tribute to Dean Martin

May 8 and 9 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 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

Burgoo Festival

The Burgoo Festival is sponsored by LaSalle County Historical Society. What is BURGOO? It’s a delicious stew that cooks for many hours (ask the Burgoo Master). Visitors are invited to stir the Burgoo and taste it, too! Come and explore the town that was once called SCIENCE! Explore a wide variety of vendors with hand-crafted works of art, food, antiques and much more. It’s a fun day in North Utica.