Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Paranormal Investigation

Friday, August 3rd from 8pm-2am The St. Louis Paranormal Research Society will be presenting an overnight paranormal investigation at the haunted Pere Marquette Lodge. First, take a guided tour and learn the history and paranormal claims associated with The Lodge and surrounding areas. You may also take a short walk (weather permitting) and visit a Native …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, August 11th from 2pm-5pm This monthly event features free wine tasting and free appetizers for Mary Michelle Wine Club Members. New Members can join by paying a one-time $20 fee and will receive a complementary Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Glass filled with their choice of Mary Michelle or Illinois Cellar Wines.  Wine Club Members also receive …continue

Peach Festival

Sunday, August 12th from 11am-3pm It’s Peach Season in Grafton, Illinois and that means it is time for the great Peach Festival at Pere Marquette Lodge. The Festival takes place once a year at the historic landmark and attracts visitors from all over the region. From young children to those who have been sampling peaches for …continue

Clueless Mystery Dinner Theater

Friday, August 17th at 6:30pm Welcome to the 100th birthday party of bazillionaire Barnabus Baggs! He’s a mean, old fart and it seems someone is fed up with him. There’s more to this story than meets the eye in this classic Clue-like murder mystery dinner theater. Featuring kooky characters, angry family members, vengeful business competitors, trampled …continue

Rockabilly Beer Garden

Sunday, August 26th from 12pm-4pm Come join us for an afternoon of dancing to the classic sounds of Rockabilly. Jake Weber and the Lonesome Drifters will be playing for us! You don’t want to miss this good food, awesome entertainment, and of course, beer! Come out and have a good time with us! There is no admission …continue

Cajun Beer Garden

Sunday, September 9th from 12pm-4pm Welcome to the Cajun Beer Garden and Laissez les bons temps rouler St. Louis!  Join us on the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a Cajun Beer Garden and let the good times roll.  Featuring live music, a creole crawfish boil and of course, beer!    No entry fees or reservations are taken for this …continue

Paranormal Investigation

Friday, September 14th from 8pm-2am The St. Louis Paranormal Research Society will be presenting an overnight paranormal investigation at the haunted Pere Marquette Lodge. First, take a guided tour and learn the history and paranormal claims associated with The Lodge and surrounding areas. You may also take a short walk (weather permitting) and visit a …continue

Tapas Wine Pairing Dinner

Wednesday, September 19th at 6:30pm Join us in the Lodge Restaurant for a gourmet dinner party like no other as we challenge our Chef to create a Tapas themed dinner! For those of you wondering what a tapa is…it is an appetizer or small portion of food, popular in Spanish cuisine. Then sip specialty wines chosen …continue

Apple Festival

Sunday, September 23rd from 11am-3pm Warm apple pie, hand-dipped caramel apples, handmade crafts, live music and fresh produce are just a few of the offerings at the Apple Festival at Pere Marquette. The festivities will also include wine tasting, kid’s activities and restaurant favorites.  An apple pie walk (similar to a cake walk) will be held …continue

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, October 7th from 10am-7pm Bring the family for a beautiful day at the Lodge and enjoy the stunning fall scenery of the River Bend along the way.  Tap your toe to the live music in the Great Room and then join us for our traditional everything you could possibly want to eat super buffet. …continue