New Year’s Eve Party at Starved Rock Lodge

New Year’s Eve Party December 31st Theme: The Roaring 20’s RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. Join us in bringing the New Year at Starved Rock Lodge with The Roaring 20’s themed party!  Celebrate with us as ring in the new year! Overnight Party Package: $475 (for two) – 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 Read More

Summer Flute Showcase

Join us at the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge as we feature the students from Music Suite 408 in Peru, IL for their Summer Flute Showcase. Lead by instructor Sue Gillio, summer flute camp students will perform, demonstrating their musicianship and skill. This is sure to be a lovely evening of beautiful music. Free and open to the public.


Legacy Girls- 50’s & 60’s Show

From The Supremes to The Chordettes and The Beatles to Elvis Presley, the Legacy Girls will bring their own sassy style to all your favorites! Take a trip back to the 50’s & 60’s and get ready to rock! All matinees include lunch and a great show! September 28: 11:30 am matinee performance Price: Matinee Performance: $32 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay with Matinee Performance: $144 – includes lunch buffet, show & overnight stay Read More

Tommy & the Nitecaps Rockin' at  the ROCK

Music in the Back Door Lounge (Fridays 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. A few eagles have been spotted Read More


Menus & Hours

Back Door Lounge Hours Monday-Thursday: 11am-11pm Friday & Saturday: 11am-12am Sunday: 10:30am-11pm Lunch Menu » Dinner Menu » Brunch Menu » Veranda Menu »


Back Door Lounge

The Back Door Lounge is located just beyond the Main Dining Room. Enter the “Back Door” from the northeast side of the Veranda and don’t miss the amazing view outside the door!  Perched on a bluff high above the scenic Illinois River Valley is this laid-back destination we call the 19th canyon (like the 19th hole on a golf course)! We’re open daily and our menu has a wide variety of choices for appetizers, lunch and dinner. Indulge in Read More


Musical Tribute Shows

Book your ticket: (815) 220-7386 If you love Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Patsy Cline and performers from yesteryear, you’ll love our Tribute to the Stars series. Each musical tribute show includes lunch or dinner with a performance by talented entertainers that take you back in time! Relax and enjoy the show in the historic ambiance of the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. Tickets to a show make a great holiday, birthday or anniversary gift for Read More