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2024 Veranda Schedule Announced

There’s no better way to spend a summer evening than on the Veranda at Starved Rock Lodge. Live music kicks off at 8PM every Friday night (and select Saturdays) from Memorial Day to Labor Day. We’ll soon be rolling out a new collection of seasonal cocktails as well as a…

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Savannah Sondgeroth Wins ROCKSTAR 2024

Savanna Sondgeroth, of Spring Valley, (pictured center) sang her way to win the title of ROCKSTAR 2024 last night at Starved Rock Lodge. After finishing in second place twice before, this was Sondgeroth’s year! In addition to her victory, she was also voted the finale’s Jessica Strauch State Farm Insurance…

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OGLESBY, (March 6, 2024)—Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center is pleased to announce that they have been selected as a 2024 ­­winner of The Knot Best of Weddings. This accolade represents the top local wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples on The Knot, a digital wedding…

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Schedule Some Spring Fun Today!

We had a mild winter and warm temps make us think about spring! Starved Rock Lodge has a calendar of fun events waiting for anyone who wants a getaway that’s close to home but worlds away! Located in Oglesby, IL, Starved Rock is just over an hour away from most…

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Horse Soldier Bourbon Whiskey Dinner March 24

A Whiskey Dinner is planned for Sunday, March 24 at 6pm at Starved Rock Lodge. Horse Soldier Bourbon Whiskey will be featured in this 5-course dinner. The menu will be created by Starved Rock Lodge’s Executive Chef Charlie Klinefelter. Check back to see the itemized menu. The dinner will be…

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A Taylor Experience is Coming to Starved Rock Lodge

Save the date for a very special tribute show coming to Starved Rock Lodge on Sunday (4/14/24). Paying tribute to one of the most iconic pop stars of the decade, “Are You Ready For It? A Taylor Experience,” captivates Swifties of all ages with a live band show filled with…

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Mega-Hike Set for April 21, 2024

Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well now you can do it in one day. There are 18 canyons at Starved Rock State Park. Many of them have seasonal waterfalls in the spring, so there’s no better time to explore this beautiful park. Hikes…

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Winter Fun for Everyone at Starved Rock

Celebrate winter and plan a getaway to Starved Rock Lodge for Valentine’s Day, a wedding anniversary or anytime you want to raise a toast to life’s memorable moments. “Dream Lover! Vintage Songs of Love” is one of many “Tribute to the Stars” Shows on the calendar for 2024. All Matinees…

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Christmas at-a-glance at Starved Rock Lodge

Starved Rock Lodge is the perfect place to gather with family and friends during the holiday season. The Great Hall is open daily. The LaSalle and Utica Rooms are available for private gatherings of up to 50 guests. We’ll help you create a menu perfectly suited to your group. Call…

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Donations Needed for IVPADS

Starved Rock Lodge needs your help to fill the Holly Jolly Donation Trolley. This annual collection of food and supplies is donation to Illinois Valley PADS. Located in Peru, IL, PADS is a 66-bed homeless shelter that provides shelter, meals, and other services to those in need. The Shelter’s top…

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