Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Peach Festival

Sunday, August 7th 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

Muuurder in Maaaybury Mystery Dinner Theater 

Friday, August 12th at 6:30pm Welcome to Maaaybury, the quietest little town in the whole country.  But that darn Earnest T Sass keeps showing up and spoiling everything.  He’s always throwing rocks at the fellas and flirting with the ladies. Why, this is an Ice Cream Social! It’s just indecent is what it is! Join us for an …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, August 13th 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

Cajun Beer Garden

Sunday, August 28th 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 Cajun music, a Creole Crawfish Boil and Abita Beer.   Founded in 1986, the Abita Brewing Company is nestled in …continue

Comedy Hypnosis Show

Friday, September 2nd at 6pm Come enjoy Pere Marquette Lodge’s famous fried chicken buffet and then join in a gut-busting Comedy Hypnosis Show.  Watch in wonder as Dan Ladd brings down the house. Reality changes, personalities radically alter, and laughs pile on laughs as your friends and loved ones become superstars. We promise that it will be the …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, September 10th 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

Pere Marquette Rendezvous

Saturday, September 10th from 10am-5pm Through Sunday, September 11th from 10am-4pm Step back in time to the days when frontier fur trappers met with fur traders and buyers during this reenactment festival at Pere Marquette State Park. Join us for the fourth annual Pere Marquette State Park Rendezvous and interact with buckskinned campers portraying primitive traders. There will …continue

Apple Festival

Sunday, September 11th 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 apple wine tasting, kid’s activities and restaurant favorites.  An apple pie walk (similar to a cake walk) will be …continue

French Wine Pairing Dinner

Wednesday, September 21st at 6:30pm Let our Chef awaken your senses at this four course Gourmet Wine Pairing Dinner hosted at Pere Marquette Lodge. Enjoy the excellent company of an intimate dinner party as you partake in each of the three specially selected wines which complement each delectable dish. Seats for the dinner are $50 per …continue

German Beer Garden

Sunday, September 25th from 12pm-4pm Ein Bier, bitte St. Louis! Join us on the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a German Beer Garden.  This event will feature live accordion music, Erdinger Beer and, of course, bratwurst!  Wheat beer tradition, a passion for brewing and strong roots – these are the qualities that make Erdinger Weißbräu so special. No reservations …continue