Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Watercolor Workshop

Sunday, May 2nd from 12pm-3pm Regardless if you’re a modern day Picasso or you still draw stick people, this class is for you! Artist and teacher, Carolyn Owen Sommer, will guide you with ease through this 3 hour-long course. You will be painting and taking home either an 8×10 or a 9×12 watercolor scene. This […]

Wine Pairing Dinner- Tex Mex

Wednesday, May 19th at 6:30pm Join us in the Lodge Restaurant for a gourmet dinner party like no other! 4 courses and unlimited wine! Yes, you read that right! This month’s feature will be taking us South of the border for a Tex Mex flavor journey! It’s going to be a total fiesta!   How […]

Father’s Day Beer Garden

Sunday, June 20th from 12pm-4pm Happy Father’s Day all! Give dad want he really wants this year- a day filled with cold beer, delicious food, and good music. Bring Dad and meet us on the terrace for this event. No admission fee and no reservations needed but, seating is limited so feel free to bring […]

Dinner with Elvis

Friday, July 9th at 6:30pm Things are about to get “All Shook Up” here at Pere Marquette Lodge when Steve Davis performs his salute to the King of Rock and Roll! Come enjoy Pere Marquette’s famous fried chicken and then sit back and enjoy an hour-long tribute to the King. From the 1950s hits “Heartbreak Hotel,” […]

Peach Festival

Sunday, August 8th 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 […]

Wine Pairing Dinner- Peach

Wednesday, September 15th at 6:30pm Join us in the Lodge Restaurant for a gourmet dinner party like no other! 4 courses and unlimited wine! Yes, you read that right! A tribute to the locally favorite fruit, the peach, before it goes out of season for the year. This Wine Dinner is going to be sweet! […]

Apple Festival

Sunday, September 19th from 11am-3pm Move over Granny Smith, there are some new apples in town! Warm apple pie, unique crafts, live music, and fresh produce are just a few of the offerings at our 14th annual Apple Festival! Festivities will also include apple wine tasting, kid’s activities, and delicious restaurant favorites. An apple pie […]

The Haunted Hunter Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Friday, October 8th at 6:30pm Word on the street? This place is Haunted! That’s right!…and lots of famous sleuths, detectives and ghost hunters from around the world will be here to catch a glimpse of our famous, (and elusive), ghost “Billy”, (better known as “Billy, the Spook”). Gee! If someone gets “whacked”, we’ll have plenty of […]

Wine Pairing Dinner- Haunted

Wednesday, October 20th at 6:30pm Join us in the Lodge Restaurant for a gourmet dinner party like no other! 4 courses and unlimited wine! Yes, you read that right! This month we are getting spoooooky with food creatively inspired by Halloween.   How does our wine pairing dinner work you ask? Our chef creates each […]

Paranormal Investigation & Ghost Hunt

Friday, October 22nd from 8pm-2am Our ghost hunting pros will be presenting an overnight paranormal investigation at the haunted Pere Marquette Lodge.   WHAT TO EXPECT? First, you will take a guided tour around the Lodge and learn the history and paranormal claims associated with our 1940’s building and the surrounding areas. We think you […]