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Starved Rock Lodge hosts special events throughout the year. Check back for updates once COVID-19 mitigations are lifted. We can't wait to schedule  seasonal events such as our annual Oktoberfest Dinners, Breakfast with Santa, our annual Teddy Bear Tea and more. For more information and to make reservations, please contact our Activities Department at (815) 220-7386.

Rockstar

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed. March 13, 2024

Rockstar (the mid-winter singing competition we all love) returns to the Main Dining Room of Starved Rock Lodge with opening night on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Competition continues every Wednesday (Feb. 28, March 6) and March 13 will be the finals. Starved Rock Lodge will, once again, team up with Starved Rock Media. A panel of judges, along with audience votes, determine who advances through each week of the contest. The winner will take home a trophy and a $500...

Rockstar

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed. March 13, 2024

Rockstar (the mid-winter singing competition we all love) returns to the Main Dining Room of Starved Rock Lodge with opening night on Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Competition continues every Wednesday (Feb. 28, March 6) and March 13 will be the finals. Starved Rock Lodge will, once again, team up with Starved Rock Media. A panel of judges, along with audience votes, determine who advances through each week of the contest. The winner will take home a trophy and a $500...

Breakfast with the Bunny

Come get in the Easter Spirit with a Breakfast with the Bunny! Breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:30 am, Magic Show from 9:30-10:15 am, Photos with the Easter Bunny from 10:15-11:15 am! Advanced reservations are required as space is limited. For more information or to reserve tickets, call us at 815-220-7386 

Whiskey Dinner

The dinner will consist of a whiskey adventure with a 5-course served meal all infused with a different type of whiskey. Our Executive Chef will give some insight on why he chose the pairings and how the evening meal was prepared. All courses will also be accompanied with a sample of the same whiskey. There will be a Cash Bar available with a variety of select featured cocktails. Must be 21 years of age or older to attend. Click here to...

Yoga and Hike

Matt Hancock has taught over 11,000 classes and is the owner of Hancock PowerFit. PowerFit Yoga is a yoga practice that’s focused on building the body’s strength and increasing endurance. Through a series of yoga flows, you’ll learn to focus on the transition of poses in a fast or slower-paced environment. PowerFit Yoga puts an emphasis on linking your body’s motion and breathing to create a cohesive balance. This event features a 75 minute yoga class and a 3 mile hike...

A Taylor Experience!

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 Taylor's best hits! Traci has been a professional singer/performer for over a decade and has had the opportunity to open for national touring artists and even sing backing vocals for Felix Cavaliere, (The Rascals). She is backed by an incredible band, (including her husband), that have decades...

Mega-Hike

For Serious Hikers Only

Have you ever wanted to hike all the canyons in the park? Well now you can do it in one day. Hikes leave the Lodge at 9am and expected time for lunch is 1:30pm. Return to the Lodge at 4:30pm. Board a trolley with a pair of guides and be taken to the east end of the park where you will begin your trek. Included is trolley transportation, guides, boxed lunch (1/2 way) and a specially designed shirt. Limited spots...

Romance in the Park: Wedding Expo 2025

Meet the best Wedding Vendors in the area.See Starved Rock Lodge’s Wedding & Reception options.Taste Starved Rock Lodge’s Wedding Cuisine.Sample Gourmet Wedding Cakes.A convenient way to book all of your Wedding Vendors!Open to the Public ~ Free Admission

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