Dream Weddings

Stephenie and Matt Wedding Party

Starved Rock Lodge is a one-of-a-kind place for your wedding! Whether you choose and outdoor ceremony overlooking historic Starved Rock or an indoor wedding in the Great Hall, you and your guests will long remember this special day in your lives because we pay attention to the details that make it wonderful! We have it all! Once your family and friends arrive, there is no need for them to leave the Park during your wedding weekend. Starved Rock offers overnight accommodations, Elements Restaurant, shopping, hiking trails and fun nightlife in the Back Door Lounge.

Wedding & Event Planning Team: 815-220-7333.
To tour the facility you must have an appointment. You can also fill out our Event Request Form for a quote.

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Couples Choice AwardTHE KNOT 2013 LOGOWe just earned the Couple’s Choice Award from brides and grooms on WeddingWire.com. 

We were also named one of the best wedding venues by the Knot! Brides and Grooms agree that a dream wedding at Starved Rock is second to none.

If relaxation is your priority, then consider a tranquil massage or a few minutes in our hot tub followed by the warmth of our sauna. We have an indoor pool and a gated, children’s pool so guests of all ages may enjoy their stay.

Not only is Starved Rock perfect for your dream wedding, your Sales Consultant can also provide advice and guidance in planning your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, welcome party or farewell breakfast and wrap-up party.

Contact the Starved Rock Sales Team to make your dream wedding a reality!

Hot Dates

Book your Wedding for the Great Hall West & Starved Rock Room on one of our listed “Hot Dates” to received 1/2 off the banquet room rental fee.  Our larger wedding site can comfortably accommodate up to 200 guests.  Included in the rental fee are the tables, indoor banquet chairs, linens, stemware, silverware, china, skirting for head table, cake table, place card table and gift table.




Photos on the wedding pages of our website are courtesy of Jim & Carol Krancic of Vermilion River PhotographyMiller & Miller Wedding Photography and Kathy Casstevens, Marketing Director – Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center.