Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Meet the Beatles Sunset Tribute Concert 

Friday, June 24th from 7pm – 11pm Step back in time to a live Beatles concert as Meet the Beetles recreates the look, sound, and atmosphere of the Fab Four with tunes such as She Loves You and I Want To Hold Your Hand. Then travel to the psychedelic sixties with Sgt Pepper and Revolution.  This …continue

Hummingbird Festival

Sunday, June 26th from 11am – 3pm Join us for this fun, free, and educational event and learn about the mysteries of the hummingbird.  Check out our documentary and learn the ins and outs of hummingbird life. Then shop unique craft vendors and artisans, enjoy live music, grab lunch in our Restaurant and explore new wines …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, July 9th 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

Stained Glass Retreat – Sold Out

Sunday, July 17th from 9:30am to 6pm Join us for a beginner stained glass retreat and learn the art of stained glass from an Alton Legend.  Artist and owner of Alton Stained Glass Works, Lynne Ulett, will be guiding beginners through glass cutting, grinding, foiling, and soldering.  Work at your own pace to complete a unique stained glass …continue

Dinner with Elvis 

Friday, July 22nd at 6pm Things are about to get “All Shook Up” at Pere Marquette Lodge, when Steve Davis performs his salute to the King of Rock and Roll.  Come enjoy Pere Marquette Lodge’s famous fried chicken buffet and then sit back and enjoy an hour-long tribute to the King. From the 1950s hits “Heartbreak Hotel,” …continue

Beer Garden & Fish Fry

Sunday, July 24th from 12pm-4pm Featuring live bluegrass music, delicious fried fish and Green Jack Ales.  Green Jack Ales are well-known for their “hoppy character”. With malted wheat and barley, traditional English cone hops are blended with hops from the New World in generous proportions to give the ales floral, citrus and fruity aromas. No entry fees …continue

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