Events

Cross-Country Ski Weekend

Basic cross country ski instruction. Meet at the Matthiessen State Park Dells Area at 9:00am & 1:00pm. Ski-rental is available. No snow? Join us for a guided hike through Matthiessen State Park! *Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center event

Guided Winter Hikes

December-March Saturday & Sunday $12/person Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a “Starved Rock” backpack. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper footwear. In the event of ice and snow, we advise Yaktrax for extra traction. Hike will be about 4.5 Read More

Cross-Country Ski Weekend

Basic cross country ski instruction. Meet at the Matthiessen State Park Dells Area at 9:00am & 1:00pm. Ski-rental is available. No snow? Join us for a guided hike through Matthiessen State Park! *Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center event

Sunday Brunch at
Starved Rock Lodge

Our Breakfast Buffet is served on Sundays (and select holidays) from 8-9:30am. Breakfast price: $8.95/person. Our delicious Sunday Brunch Buffet is served every Sunday* from 10:30am to 3pm (summer hours) in The Main Dining Room of Starved Rock Lodge (2pm in the winter). Brunch seatings are at 10:30am, 11am, noon, 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2pm. Walk-ins are welcome, but seating is limited, so we strongly encourage reservations. To contact the Hostess, please call (815) 220-7321. Brunch Prices Adults: Read More

Guided Winter Hikes

December-March Saturday & Sunday $12/person Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a “Starved Rock” backpack. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper footwear. In the event of ice and snow, we advise Yaktrax for extra traction. Hike will be about 4.5 Read More

Dueling Pianos

February 5 & 6 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins An experience like no other! Don’t miss this wildly entertaining music and comedy dueling piano show. Our interactive musical comedy experience will have you singing, shouting, dancing and laughing so hard you’ll be doubled over. When booking your overnight package, you must call (815) 220-7386 to request your show date and time. Matinee Performance: $40 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay with Matinee Performance: Read More

Dueling Pianos

February 5 & 6 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins An experience like no other! Don’t miss this wildly entertaining music and comedy dueling piano show. Our interactive musical comedy experience will have you singing, shouting, dancing and laughing so hard you’ll be doubled over. When booking your overnight package, you must call (815) 220-7386 to request your show date and time. Matinee Performance: $40 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay with Matinee Performance: Read More

Flight Night Progressive Dinner

Join us for the second series of our Flight Night Progressive Dinner! August Hill Winery, The Lone Buffalo and Starved Rock Lodge have once again teamed up to create an unforgettable event filled with wine, beer and food tastings. Our Flight Night progressive dinner is available the second Wednesday of each month, from November through April. Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 5pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you down the road to August Hill for Read More

Music in the Back Door
Lounge (8-11pm)

There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal beers, Starved Rock wines and specialty drinks. Or, warm up with a coffee drink after dinner. Disclaimer: Material may not Read More

Guided Winter Hikes

December-March Saturday & Sunday $12/person Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a “Starved Rock” backpack. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper footwear. In the event of ice and snow, we advise Yaktrax for extra traction. Hike will be about 4.5 Read More