Events

Craft Burger & Beer Special

Back Door Lounge & Main Dining Room 11am-8pm Make your Mondays a little more enjoyable with a Craft Burger and Beer at Starved Rock Lodge. Every Monday, our culinary team creates a special craft burger that is served with your choice of beer in a souvenir pint glass for you to keep, all for $15. This special will be available all day long in both the Back Door Lounge and Main Dining Room. We highly suggest curing Read More

Beer & Wine Tasting
in the Great Hall

Great Hall Wine & Beer Tasting Mondays 4:30-6pm Join us every Monday from 4:30-6pm in the Great Hall. Customers can partake in tasting some of the best beers and wines the Lodge has to offer. Customers can purchase 5 tasting tickets for $4 for any beer and wine available at the tasting table. Extra tickets can be purchased for $2 each.

Starved Rock Lodge Dining Room

Two for Tuesday Dinner Special

Tuesdays Main Dining Room 5pm-8pm Join us each Tuesday night this winter for our Two for Tuesday Dinner Special. Each week, our Chef will prepare a special 3-course dinner menu for $22 per person. Customers can add a beer or wine pairing to each course for $15 per person. If you’d like to make a reservation, please call the host stand at (815) 220-7321.

Trivia Night in the Back Door Lounge

Tuesdays through April 8-10pm Back Door Lounge $10/person Grab a team and combine your brain power to win prizes in our Tuesday Night Trivia. Cost is $10 per person. Enjoy our fun DJ and great drink specials as well!

The First Course Tour

The First Course Tour Wednesdays at 4:30pm $20/person Ever wonder how Starved Rock got its name or who built the Lodge? You can learn the answers to these questions and many more while strolling around the Lodge with our knowledgeable guide. Your tour begins in the Back Door Lounge with check-in and a beverage of your choice (specially prepared drink menu). Your tour guide will meet you and walk you through the historic Lodge as Read More

Starved Rock Walker’s Club

Thursdays, 9am Free – Open to the Public Would you like someone to hike with you? Don’t know where to hike? Come one, come all! Meet us on Thursdays at 9am in the Lodge lobby for pre-planned group hikes. These hikes take a few hours and usually end around noon. The best part is the hiking schedule changes each week and repeats itself each quarter so you get to see each part of the park Read More

Euchre Tournament

March 15 March 22 March 29 6pm – Registration begins 6:30pm – Play begins Join us and bring your friends in the Back Door Lounge for this progressive, individual play Euchre Tournament. Must be 18 years of age or older. Weekly winners: 1st place – $200, 2nd place – $100, 3rd – $50. Grand Prize overall winner wins a travel voucher – amount determined by weekly sign-up. Entry fee: $15  

Music in the Back Door
Lounge (8-11pm)

There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal beers, Starved Rock wines and specialty drinks. Or, warm up with a coffee drink after dinner. Disclaimer: Material may not Read More

Guided Winter Hikes

December-March Saturday & Sunday $12/person Join us for a guided hike with the possibility of frozen waterfalls & Eagles. Participants meet in the hotel lobby of the Lodge to pick up a snack and a “Starved Rock” backpack. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00 pm. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear proper footwear. In the event of ice and snow, we advise Yaktrax for extra traction. Hike will be about 4.5 Read More

Historic Trolley Tours
(Sat 12pm Departure)

Trolley Schedule » March: Saturday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm April-May: Saturday: 3-4:30pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm, 1:30-3pm & 3-4:30pm June-October: Monday-Friday: 3-4:30pm Saturday & Sunday: 12-1:30pm, 1:30-3pm & 3-4:30pm November-December: Saturday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Sunday: 12-1:30pm & 1:30-3pm Pricing $12/adult $10/seniors (60 & over) $8/children (10 & under) Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Read More