September 26

September 26: 11:30am-2:30pm October 8: 5-7pm October 9: 5-7pm October 15: 5-7pm October 16: 5-7pm 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. Sign up for 9/26 here Sign Read More


Lip Sync for Charity

Come out to Starved Rock Lodge for our Lip Sync for Charity event! Performers will be lip syncing to their favorite tunes in the Great Hall from 7-9pm on June 2, 9 and 16. Money raised will be donated to local charities. Join us for three nights of fun!

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa 2016

December 17th 8:30am-11:30am $13.50/adults   $9.95/children Join the jolliest man, himself, as well as the Mrs. for a breakfast buffet right here at Starved Rock Lodge. Following breakfast, you’ll be treated to “Magic by Cory.”Also attending will be “Grace,” a white tailed deer from the Furry Friends. Children may take turns sitting on Santa’s lap to tell him their Christmas wishes and receive a chocolate treat. Adults $13.50, children 10 & under $9.95. Call (815) Read More


Leinenkugel Dinner 2016

November 11th 6:30pm $50/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. $50.00 per person. Reservations are required, and must be 21 years of age or older. 815-220-7386.


Euchre Tournament

March 1 March 8 March 15 6-10pm Join us and bring your friends in the Back Door Lounge for this progressive, individual play Euchre Tournament. Must be 18 years of age or older. Weekly winners: 1st place – $200, 2nd place – $100, 3rd – $50. Grand Prize overall winner wins a travel voucher – amount determined by weekly sign-up. Entry fee: $15  


Starved Rock Photo Contest & Show

Date: February 21st Time: 11am-3pm Cost: Free Admission Location: Great Hall in the Starved Rock Lodge What better place to show your photos than in Illinois best photographic playground. If you are interested in having a booth space at the show, please call (815) 220-7386 to register. Click here to download the Photo Contest entry form


Sled Dog Demos

Free Spirit Siberian Rescue will return for two sled dog demos in 2016. The first is on January 10 with seminars in the LaSalle Room at 10:30am and 1:30pm and the second one is on February 28 with seminars in the LaSalle Room from 10:30am and 1:30pm. Outdoor sled dog demos will take place in Starved Rock Lodge’s overflow parking lot at 9:30am, 12pm and 3pm.


Yoga & Hiking Day

$20/person Session A – 9am – 12:30pm Session B – 11am – 2:30pm Session C – 1pm – 4:30pm Join Matt Hancock for a 75 minute power yoga class in the Great Hall. Matt is the owner of Hammer’s Energy Fitness and teacher of yoga and Fitness in LaSalle. Take a half hour break before beginning a 3 mile round trip hike to picturesque St. Louis Canyon. For the Yoga/Fitness session, bring your own yoga mat, towel and Read More


New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve Party December 31st Theme: Masquerade RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. Join us in ringing in 2017 at Starved Rock Lodge with our Masquerade themed party!  Celebrate with us as ring in the new year! Overnight Party Package: $475 (for two) – Overnight accommodations for two guests, open bar until midnight, 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 Read More


Autumn Migratory Bird Hike

Join the park naturalist and local bird expert, Tom Williams, as we hike to seek out resident birds and greet our fall migrators. Bring your binoculars and your favorite bird guide. Hike will leave from the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 8:00 a.m. Hike lasts two hours.