Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center is a vintage hotel wedding venue located in Utica, Illinois. Built in the 1930s, this lodge in Starved Rock State Park has elegant charm that adds to the timeless splendor of your wedding day. This rustic wedding venue is sure to make your wedding dreams come true.
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Couples may host up to 200 wedding guests at Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center. There are six available event spaces for couples to choose from and utilize when customizing their wedding day. For those that wish to have their wedding indoors, the Great Hall features a magnificent stone fireplace that can be turned into a reception and bar area. For couples that want an outdoor ceremony, The Courtyard was created with you in mind. Surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors, winding paved walkways and several stone benches, the stone terrace with antique lighting provides a romantic ambiance. This outdoor area can also be transformed from your ceremony to your reception area for an intimate dinner.
One of the unique aspects of Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center is the trolley service they provide from area hotels to your wedding venue. In addition, Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center can provide the following event services:
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Jill and the staff at Starved Rock are wonderful to work with. They are very accommodating and helpful. We couldn't ask for more positive experiences than when working with them. The venue is beautiful, the food is delicious, and the staff is great. We look forward to being a part of many more weddings at Starved Rock!
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm and weekends only via appointment