Join us for a special event tonight in the Main Dining Room. Our own Colleen Maney will be playing her violin by the glowing fireplace. Dinner guests will have their choice of several entrees, share a bottle of specially selected wine and enjoy a delicious dessert. The “Dinner with Strings” package is $50 per couple. For reservations, please call (815) 220-7321. Our menu for Dinner with Strings changes each month! Join us for more on March Read More
Celebrate Christmas Day with us. Enjoy Starved Rock Lodge’s Christmas Day Buffet in our rustic Main Dining Room. Click here to see the 2013 Christmas Day Buffet Menu. Menu items are subject to change for 2013. Served from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Please call (815) 220-7321.
Starved Rock Lodge presents…Between the Canyons Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Event Friday, February 8th, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Click HERE to order tickets. Do you love wine? How about beer? If you love wine or craft beer come to Starved Rock Lodge on Friday, February 8th for our first-ever “Between the Canyons” Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Event! From 6 to 8 pm. We will feature wines from Starved Rock, Illinois River Winery, White Read More
Join us for a Drum Circle on Sunday, January 19. 2014 from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm in the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. Our annual, Winter Drum Circle is led by some very talented, local musicians Dave Peterson, Dick Verucchi and friends There will be plenty of drums for all, so you can feel free to join in the music making. Explore the “roots of rhythm” and learn to play the West African djembe, the ashiko, and the dundunba. Read More
Our Spring Mega Hikes will take place on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27. Our Fall Mega Hikes will take place on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well, now you can do it in one day! The MegaHike is an adventure you’ll treasure for years to come. There are two departure times, hikes leave the Lodge at 8:30 a.m. and Read More
Bald Eagle Watch Weekend (January 25 & 26, 2014) is an outdoor awareness weekend hosted by the Illinois Audubon Society. Events will take place at: Starved Rock Lodge, the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center and at the Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center. Starved Rock Trolleys will run both days with continuous stops at all three venues. Wristbands are $1 per person for unlimited rides. New this year, in response to popular request, a limited number Read More
SORRY! This event is SOLD OUT. What a night for Leinenkugel lovers! Everything on the menu at our Leinie Dinner (Nov. 8, 2013) is made with Leinenkugel beers, from appetizers to dessert. In addition to the historic atmosphere of Starved Rock Lodge and great food, guests enjoy the chance to win prizes! Just ask Dick and John! Plus, we’ll have Leinenkugel Beer-inspired Ice Cream, made right here at the Lodge. Click here to see the Read More
Starved Rock is more than just a great State Park, the Lodge and Park offer a variety of special events to enhance a guest’s experience. These events range from Teddy Bear Tea’s for the children, to musical Tribute to the Stars shows for the older crowd. If you’re looking for educational activities we’ve got ‘em, if you’re looking for memorable events that touch your heart, we have that too. As much as Starved Rock makes Read More
Phone: 815-220-7320 HOURS Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, & Sunday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm The Starved Rock Gift Shop is located just off the Great Hall near the Main Dining Room.We have a great selection of sweatshirts, jewelry, gifts, coats, as well as toys and trinkets for the kids.
Valley Carvers 25th Annual Woodcarving Expo. Free Admission. See the exquisite craftsmanship of carvers from throughout the Midwest. A wide variety of woodcarvings will be on display and available for purchase. Meet the artists and see who won blue ribbons on their carvings.Raffles of woodcarvings by local artists & other items. For more information, please contact Bob Willis at (815) 634-3086 or Jim Wall (Box 61, RR#1, Granville, IL 61326. Phone: (815) 339-2163.