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Pere Marquette State Park

All events listed are free of charge unless otherwise indicated.
For more information call 618-786-3323 ext 1
For information about events at the Lodge please call 618-786-2331 ext 338


Every winter Pere Marquette State Park and the surrounding area plays host to to our national bird, the Bald Eagle. A Park Site Interpretive Program Coordinator will be presenting informative programs about these magnificent creatures. Visitors will learn to distinguish between immature and mature eagles, what they eat, why they winter in the area and more. Each program begins at 8:30 am at the Parkís Visitor Center. There will be a lecture and a short video presentation followed by an observational drive.
Click here for more information or call 618-786-3323 ext. 1

Sunday, January 29, 2017
11 am - 3 pm
The arrival of the bald eagle also leads locals to anticipate a banner year for the Bald Eagle Festival at Pere Marquette State Park. The festival will feature live music and entertainment by the World Bird Sanctuary as they showcase the Bald Eagle and several other raptor species in their Masters of the Sky Show at 12 pm and again at 1:30 pm. Festival goers can also enjoy unique vendor booths, live music, face painting, educational exhibits, restaurant favorites and wine tasting. The Bald Eagle Festival takes place the historic Lodge located within Pere Marquette State Park which is known for its scenic outlooks, hiking trails, educational programs, and of course, bald eagles!
For more information call 618-786-3323 ext. 1


Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center is the host of a variety of fun family events throughout the year.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

2 pm - 5 pm
Join in on the fun at the Mary Michelle Winery Tasting Room the second Saturday of each month and enjoy appetizers and wine tasting! Free for Wine Club Members. Not a Wine Club Member? No worries! It is easy to join and includes all kinds of benefits like discounts on lodging, dining and, of course, wine! $20 for a lifetime membership which includes a free commemorative Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Glass!
For more information call 618-786-2331

The area has events in all seasons including fairs, festivals, reenactments, biking, and walking events, and more! Check out our Calendar of Events pages for details.

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