Lodge Special Events

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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.

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**

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

Sorry, this date 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 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...

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**

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**

Oktoberfest Dinner

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. Reservations are required for this event. *Price subject to change*

Oktoberfest Matinee

Sold Out. 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. *Price subject to change*

Oktoberfest Matinee

Sold Out. 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. *Price subject to change*

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

Sorry, this date 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 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...

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**

Leinenkugel Dinner

This fun evening includes a dinner with all dishes made with Leinenkugel beer.  You will also be able to taste the Leinenkugel beer variety.  There will also be chances to win great prizes, plus one lucky guest will win a grand prize. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!!! Must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations required. Check back to see the menu.

Yoga and Hike – 10am

Matt Hancock has taught over 13,000 classes and is the owner of Hancock Yoga and Wellness Studio located in Lasalle Illinois. Matt teaches a very dynamic yoga practice that will make you sweat, stretch and balance your way to mental and physical bliss. This event features a 75 minute yoga class and a 3 mile hike to St. Louis Canyon. Please bring your own yoga mat. Reservations required. This event will take place rain or shine! Cancellation policy is 3...

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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