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 a magic show! 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 Read More

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Christmas Eve Buffet

Celebrate Christmas Eve with us at Starved Rock Lodge. Our delicious buffet will have something for everyone! Plus, the historic setting of our Main Dining Room brings a sense of nostalgia to the table. We’re serving our Christmas Eve buffet from 5pm until 8:30pm on December 24th so make your reservations early. Reservations required. Our regular menu will also be available. $28.95/adults $14.95/children 10 & under Please call (815) 220-7321 for more information or to make reservations.

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Sled Dog Demos

Free Spirit Siberian Rescue will return for two sled dog demos in 2017. The first is on January 15 (with seminars in the LaSalle Room) and the second one is on February 19 (with seminars in the LaSalle Room at Starved Rock Lodge). Outdoor sled dog demos will take place along the sea wall (just southeast of the Starved Rock Visitor Center).

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Christmas Lights Trolley Tour

December 16-23 6-8pm $15/adult $10/children 10 and under Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour of the LaSalle, Peru, Oglesby and Utica area, just days before Christmas.  Let our staff plan the route and do the driving so you can enjoy light displays in our fully enclosed trolley.  Our trolleys are heated but you may want to bring along an extra blanket.  Each tour will have a guide to get into the holiday spirit Read More

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Chief Walks with the Wind – A Tribute

March 26 at 4pm Great Hall Join us as we honor Chief Walks with the Wind and the Native American history from Starved Rock Lodge’s days gone by. Enjoy stories, songs and ceremonies shared by Jerry Savage (the grandson of Sam Sine, who was known by many as ” Chief Walks with the Wind “). This is a free event, open to the public.

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Christmas Day Buffet

Celebrate Christmas with us at Starved Rock Lodge. Our delicious buffet will have something for everyone! Plus, the historic setting of our Main Dining Room brings a sense of nostalgia to the table. We’re serving from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on December 25th so make your reservations early. Reservations required. $22.95/adults $11.95/children 10 & under Please call (815) 220-7321 for more information or to make reservations.

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2017 Valley Woodcarvers’ Expo

See over 100 exhibits of woodcarving artists. Outside the Lodge, see chainsaw woodcarving in action. Raffles of woodcarvings and other items, too. Open to the public. Free admission. This program is partially funded by the Illinois Valley Fine Arts Trust. For more information, contact Bob Wills at (815) 634-3086.  

NEW YEARS EVE 2015

New Year’s Eve Party at Starved Rock Lodge

New Year’s Eve Party December 31st, 2016 Theme: Masquerade Party RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. Join us in bringing the New Year at Starved Rock Lodge with 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, 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

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Teddy Bear Tea

Teddy Bear Tea $17/person Grandmothers, mothers and children! Grab your favorite teddy bear and join us for cookies and tea at the Lodge! Plus enjoy “bear stories” by Pam Rowe and Activities. Take home a complimentary specialty tea cup! Reservation required. $17.00 per person. For more information or to make reservations, please call 815-220-7386. Click here to register

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Fall MegaHike

2017 Fall Mega Hike September 23 and 24, 2017 8:30am, 9am & 9:30am Our Fall Mega Hike is a hike you won’t want to miss! The hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30, 9 & 9:30am both days. Lunch will be eaten halfway through the trek, around 1, 1:30 and 2pm. We expect to return and conclude the hike at 4:30, 5 & 5:30pm. You’ll begin the day by boarding a Starved Rock trolley which will take Read More