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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.

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...

Farmers’ Market

Come support our local vendors at the newest Farmers Market in LaSalle County! There will be a wide variety of vendors in the Great Hall.

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!...

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.

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. We will also, have 2 keynote speakers detailing the Jim Beam special portfolio. 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...

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.  **Call 815-220-7386 to book**

Mega-Hike

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...

Mega-Hike

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...

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.  **Call 815-220-7386 to book**

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!...

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.  **Call 815-220-7386 to book**

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.  **Call 815-220-7386 to book**

Tangled Roots Tasting

Join us on the Veranda for tastings of Oktoberfest craft beer from Tangled Roots Brewery. Check back to see details on live music, too.

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.  **Call 815-220-7386 to book**

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