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Starved Rock Lodge hosts special events throughout the year. These range from seasonal events such as our annual Oktoberfest Dinner to children's events like our Breakfast with Santa in December and Teddy Bear Tea in February. For more information and to make reservations, please contact our Activities Department at (815) 220-7386.

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October 2019

Oct 19

Oktoberfest 2019

A celebration of Germany

Sat, October 19 @ 5:00 pm

Dinner Buffet A celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Click here to see this year’s menu Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 20

Oktoberfest 2019

A celebration of Germany

Sun, October 20 @ 5:00 pm

Dinner Buffet A celebration of Germany! Food, beer, wine and music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Click here to see this year’s menu Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 23

Oktoberfest 2019

A celebration of Germany

Wed, October 23 @ 11:30 am

Lunch Buffet A celebration of Germany! Food, beer, wine and music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Click here to see this year’s menu Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 24

Oktoberfest 2019

A celebration of Germany

Thu, October 24 @ 11:30 am

Lunch Buffet A celebration of Germany! Food, beer, wine and music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Click here to see this year’s menu Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

November 2019

Nov 13

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Wed, November 13 @ 5:00 pm

Progressive Dinner Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  Star Union Spirits, Cajun Connection and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings.  Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you into Peru to Star Union Spirits Distillery in the Historic Westclox building for cocktails and appetizers.  Next, the trolley will head to Utica for dinner and drinks at Cajun Connection. …

December 2019

Dec 11

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Wed, December 11 @ 5:00 pm

Progressive Dinner Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  Star Union Spirits, Cajun Connection and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings.  Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you into Peru to Star Union Spirits Distillery in the Historic Westclox building for cocktails and appetizers.  Next, the trolley will head to Utica for dinner and drinks at Cajun Connection. …

Dec 21

Breakfast with Santa

Sat, December 21 @ 8:30 am

Join the jolliest man, himself, as well as Mrs. Claus for a breakfast buffet right here at Starved Rock Lodge.  Following breakfast, you’ll be treated to “Magic by Cory.”  Also attending will be “Grace” a white tailed deer from Furry Friends. Children can take turns sitting on Santa’s lap to tell him their Christmas wishes and receive a chocolate treat. Please note: There is only one seating time at 8:30am.

Dec 31

New Year’s Eve Party

Tue, December 31

Theme: 70's New Year’s Eve Overnight Party Package: $525 (for two)Includes: 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 Year’s Day Brunch. Plus, a chance to win a $1,000 travel voucher. Party Only Package: $285 (for two)Does not include overnight stay, brunch or chance to win the $1,000 travel voucher.

January 2020

Jan 05

Starved Rock Wedding Expo

Sun, January 5 @ 12:00 pm

Join us on Sunday, January 5th from 12-3pm in the Great Hall for our 15th Annual Starved Rock Lodge Wedding Expo! Meet with our preferred vendors, explore the wedding venue, sample delicious cuisine and enjoy champagne. Free event, no RSVP needed.

Jan 08

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Wed, January 8 @ 5:00 pm

Progressive Dinner Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  Star Union Spirits, Cajun Connection and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings.  Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you into Peru to Star Union Spirits Distillery in the Historic Westclox building for cocktails and appetizers.  Next, the trolley will head to Utica for dinner and drinks at Cajun Connection. …

February 2020

Feb 12

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Wed, February 12 @ 5:00 pm

Progressive Dinner Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  Star Union Spirits, Cajun Connection and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings.  Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you into Peru to Star Union Spirits Distillery in the Historic Westclox building for cocktails and appetizers.  Next, the trolley will head to Utica for dinner and drinks at Cajun Connection. …

March 2020

Mar 11

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Wed, March 11 @ 5:00 pm

Progressive Dinner Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  Star Union Spirits, Cajun Connection and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings.  Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you into Peru to Star Union Spirits Distillery in the Historic Westclox building for cocktails and appetizers.  Next, the trolley will head to Utica for dinner and drinks at Cajun Connection. …

April 2020

Apr 08

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Wed, April 8 @ 5:00 pm

Progressive Dinner Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  Star Union Spirits, Cajun Connection and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings.  Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you into Peru to Star Union Spirits Distillery in the Historic Westclox building for cocktails and appetizers.  Next, the trolley will head to Utica for dinner and drinks at Cajun Connection. …

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