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Starved Rock Lodge hosts special events throughout the year. We can't wait to schedule seasonal events such as our annual Oktoberfest Dinners, Breakfast with Santa, Yoga & Hike and more. For more information and to make reservations, please contact our Activities Department at (815) 220-7386.

Father’s Day Special

Join us on Sunday, June 16, 2024 for a special menu for Father's Day. This special menu will be available all day on the Veranda and in the Back Door Lounge with regular menus available. Also available in the Main Dining Room for dinner with Main Dining Room dinner menu. Click here to see the menu.

Outdoor Dining Experience

Starved Rock is teaming up with Speakeasy and Riverfront Bar & Grill for an outdoor dining experience! We will depart from the Lodge on the trolley and head to Speakeasy for a specialty drink and to explore this fun, Roaring 20s style bar! After our drink, we will head down to Riverfront Bar and Grill for dinner on the patio. You will get a choice of: Summer Salad, Smash Burger, Wrap or Salmon. You will also get a specialty drink!...

Brews with a View and Food, too!

Join us on the Veranda for Brews with a View and Food too! This is a fun event featuring hot and cold appetizers, brick oven pizza, beer and wine tastings and live music by KevRoy and Eddie T! Tastings from Lagunitas, Church Street Brewing and Starved Rock Wines. Must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required. Click here to view the menu.

Lock and Lunch- Ottawa to Starved Rock – Departs at 10am

Sorry, this time slot is sold out. Experience something new and fun when you’re a passenger aboard the Sainte Genevieve Riverboat as it passes through the Starved Rock Lock on the Illinois Waterway. Lunch in the Main Dining Room of historic Starved Rock Lodge and transportation are included.  From Ottawa to Starved Rock:10:00am – Boat departs Ottawa1:00pm – Boat docks at Starved Rock1:15pm – Trolley picks up group at boat ramp1:30pm – Lunch in the Main Dining Room (Explore the...

Lock and Lunch- Starved Rock to Ottawa – Departs at 12pm

Experience something new and fun when you’re a passenger aboard the Sainte Genevieve Riverboat as it passes through the Starved Rock Lock on the Illinois Waterway. Lunch in the Main Dining Room of historic Starved Rock Lodge and transportation are included.  From Starved Rock to Ottawa:12:00pm – Lunch in the Main Dining Room1:00pm – Trolley down to boat ramp1:30pm – Boat departs Starved Rock4:30pm – Boat arrives back in Ottawa4:30pm – Trolley travels back to Starved Rock5:00 pm – Tour...

Sunday Morning Yoga

This Matt Hancock yoga class is designed for most levels. From breath work, to flow and balance, followed by stretching and more breath work. Modifications are encouraged. This is a 60 minute class. A great way to start your day. Please bring your own yoga mat. There will be a few mats available but very limited. Reservations required.

Tangled Roots Tasting

Join us on the Veranda for the official launch and tastings of Starved Rock Lodge Lager. A smooth craft beer made by Tangled Roots Brewery.

Sunday Morning Yoga

This Matt Hancock yoga class is designed for most levels. From breath work, to flow and balance, followed by stretching and more breath work. Modifications are encouraged. This is a 60 minute class. A great way to start your day. Please bring your own yoga mat. There will be a few mats available but very limited. Reservations required.

Rockin’ Tropics Luau on the Veranda

Join us throughout the day for a menu inspired by the islands, tropical cocktail specials, tastings, games, and giveaways.Music by Ukulele Moonshiners from 4-7pm

Sunday Morning Yoga

This Matt Hancock yoga class is designed for most levels. From breath work, to flow and balance, followed by stretching and more breath work. Modifications are encouraged. This is a 60 minute class. A great way to start your day. Please bring your own yoga mat. There will be a few mats available but very limited. Reservations required.

Lock and Lunch- Ottawa to Starved Rock

Experience something new and fun when you’re a passenger aboard the Sainte Genevieve Riverboat as it passes through the Starved Rock Lock on the Illinois Waterway. Lunch in the Main Dining Room of historic Starved Rock Lodge and transportation are included.  From Ottawa to Starved Rock:9:00am – Boat departs Ottawa12:00pm – Boat docks at Starved Rock12:15pm – Trolley picks up group at boat ramp12:30pm – Lunch in the Main Dining Room (Explore the historic Lodge & Gift Shops)3:00pm – Trolley...

Lock and Lunch- Starved Rock to Ottawa

Experience something new and fun when you’re a passenger aboard the Sainte Genevieve Riverboat as it passes through the Starved Rock Lock on the Illinois Waterway. Lunch in the Main Dining Room of historic Starved Rock Lodge and transportation are included.  From Starved Rock to Ottawa:11:00am – Lunch in the Main Dining Room12:00pm – Trolley down to boat ramp12:30pm – Boat departs Starved Rock3:30pm – Boat arrives back in Ottawa3:30pm – Trolley travels back to Starved Rock4:00 pm – Tour...

Outdoor Dining Experience

Starved Rock is teaming up with Speakeasy and Riverfront Bar & Grill for an outdoor dining experience! We will depart from the Lodge on the trolley and head to Speakeasy for a specialty drink and to explore this fun, Roaring 20s style bar! After our drink, we will head down to Riverfront Bar and Grill for dinner on the patio. You will get a choice of: Summer Salad, Smash Burger, Wrap or Salmon. You will also get a specialty drink!...

Sunday Morning Yoga

This Matt Hancock yoga class is designed for most levels. From breath work, to flow and balance, followed by stretching and more breath work. Modifications are encouraged. This is a 60 minute class. A great way to start your day. Please bring your own yoga mat. There will be a few mats available but very limited. Reservations required.

Outdoor Dining Experience

Starved Rock is teaming up with Speakeasy and Riverfront Bar & Grill for an outdoor dining experience! We will depart from the Lodge on the trolley and head to Speakeasy for a specialty drink and to explore this fun, Roaring 20s style bar! After our drink, we will head down to Riverfront Bar and Grill for dinner on the patio. You will get a choice of: Summer Salad, Smash Burger, Wrap or Salmon. You will also get a specialty drink!...

Lagunitas Tasting Event

Join us on the Veranda for tastings of craft beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company.

Sunday Morning Yoga

This Matt Hancock yoga class is designed for most levels. From breath work, to flow and balance, followed by stretching and more breath work. Modifications are encouraged. This is a 60 minute class. A great way to start your day. Please bring your own yoga mat. There will be a few mats available but very limited. Reservations required.

Lock and Lunch- Ottawa to Starved Rock

Experience something new and fun when you’re a passenger aboard the Sainte Genevieve Riverboat as it passes through the Starved Rock Lock on the Illinois Waterway. Lunch in the Main Dining Room of historic Starved Rock Lodge and transportation are included.  From Ottawa to Starved Rock:9:00am – Boat departs Ottawa12:00pm – Boat docks at Starved Rock12:15pm – Trolley picks up group at boat ramp12:30pm – Lunch in the Main Dining Room (Explore the historic Lodge & Gift Shops)3:00pm – Trolley...

Lock and Lunch- Starved Rock to Ottawa

Experience something new and fun when you’re a passenger aboard the Sainte Genevieve Riverboat as it passes through the Starved Rock Lock on the Illinois Waterway. Lunch in the Main Dining Room of historic Starved Rock Lodge and transportation are included.  From Starved Rock to Ottawa:11:00am – Lunch in the Main Dining Room12:00pm – Trolley down to boat ramp12:30pm – Boat departs Starved Rock3:30pm – Boat arrives back in Ottawa3:30pm – Trolley travels back to Starved Rock4:00 pm – Tour...

Sunset Cruise and Dinner

Enjoy a cruise down the beautiful Illinois River aboard the Sainte Genevieve Riverboat. You will board the trolley at the Lodge and head over to beautiful Ottawa, IL for your cruise. After the cruise, the trolley will bring you back to the Lodge for dinner in our dining room. Reservations required. 

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