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December 2020

Dec 19

Christmas Lights Trolley Tours

Sat, December 19 @ 6:00 pm

Relax and enjoy the holidays on the illuminated tour just before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving while you experience some of the area’s spectacular light displays. Trolleys are heated but you may want to bring a blanket. Please note: The restaurant will open early for dinner reservations before the tour. To book this tour, please call (815) 220-7386.

Dec 20

Guided Winter Hikes

Sun, December 20 @ 10:00 am

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Dec 20

Sunday Brunch Buffet (temporarily unavailable)

Sun, December 20 @ 10:30 am
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Due to COVID-19, we are unable to feature our award-winning Sunday Brunch. Please note: Sunday Brunch is served until 2pm in the winter and 3pm in the spring, summer & fall. Sunday Brunch Menu

Dec 20

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, December 20 @ 12:00 pm

Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge as the trolley takes you to Buffalo Rock State Park, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor Center.

Dec 20

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, December 20 @ 1:30 pm

Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge as the trolley takes you to Buffalo Rock State Park, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor Center.

Dec 20

Christmas Lights Trolley Tours

Sun, December 20 @ 6:00 pm

Relax and enjoy the holidays on the illuminated tour just before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving while you experience some of the area’s spectacular light displays. Trolleys are heated but you may want to bring a blanket. Please note: The restaurant will open early for dinner reservations before the tour. To book this tour, please call (815) 220-7386.

Dec 25

Christmas Day

Fri, December 25 @ 8:00 am

Due to COVID restrictions, we will not be having our usual holiday buffets. We will be open regular hours for breakfast, lunch will start at 11am and dinner will be served from 3pm until 8pm. We will be offering traditional holiday specials during lunch and dinner. All reservations must be made by calling the host stand at (815) 220-7321.

Dec 25

Christmas Day Buffet

Fri, December 25 @ 10:30 am

Join us for our annual Christmas Day Buffet. Enjoy a carving station, breakfast favorites, signature dishes and more. Available 10:30am – 6pm. Reservations are required. Price per person includes buffet, a non-alcoholic beverage, tax and gratuity. Payment is required at time of reservation. 

Dec 26

Guided Winter Hikes

Sat, December 26 @ 10:00 am

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Dec 26

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sat, December 26 @ 12:00 pm

Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge as the trolley takes you to Buffalo Rock State Park, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor Center.

Dec 26

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sat, December 26 @ 1:30 pm

Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge as the trolley takes you to Buffalo Rock State Park, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor Center.

Dec 27

Guided Winter Hikes

Sun, December 27 @ 10:00 am

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Dec 27

Sunday Brunch Buffet (temporarily unavailable)

Sun, December 27 @ 10:30 am
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Recurring Event

Due to COVID-19, we are unable to feature our award-winning Sunday Brunch. Please note: Sunday Brunch is served until 2pm in the winter and 3pm in the spring, summer & fall. Sunday Brunch Menu

Dec 27

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, December 27 @ 12:00 pm

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 Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center.

Dec 27

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, December 27 @ 1:30 pm

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 Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center.

January 2021

Jan 01

New Year’s Day Brunch

Fri, January 1 @ 10:30 am

Happy New Year! Celebrate the start of the New Year with Starved Rock Lodge's award-winning brunch. Choose from breakfast and lunch items, a carving station, an omelette and waffle station and an array of assorted desserts. Brunch Buffet: $16.95 per person. Reservations can be made by calling (815) 220-7321 8am-9:30am: We will only be serving a breakfast buffet (regular breakfast menu not available) with Omelet and Waffle Station for $10.95 per person.

Jan 02

Guided Winter Hikes

Sat, January 2 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun. March 28, 2021

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Jan 03

Guided Winter Hikes

Sun, January 3 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun. March 28, 2021

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

Jan 03

Sunday Brunch Buffet (temporarily unavailable)

Sun, January 3 @ 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Recurring Event

Due to COVID-19, we are unable to feature our award-winning Sunday Brunch. Please note: Sunday Brunch is served until 2pm in the winter and 3pm in the spring, summer & fall. Sunday Brunch Menu

Jan 09

Guided Winter Hikes

Sat, January 9 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Sun. March 28, 2021

Discover the winter beauty at Starved Rock State Park on a guided hike. There’s a chance of spotting bald eagles soaring high in the sky or experiencing majestic, frozen waterfalls. Dress appropriately for the weather, including proper footwear such as Yaktrax. Included is a snack, bottled water, Starved Rock backpack and voucher for a small hot chocolate or coffee in the Cafe upon your return.

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