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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

INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS EVENTS


TWO RIVERS FAMILY FISHING FAIR
Saturday, June 10, 2017

2 pm - 4 pm
Held in celebration of National Fishing Week and co-sponsored by Pere Marquette State Park, Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair offers fun and information for the entire family. There is information for beginning and experienced anglers and lots of fun activities for the kids are just part of the festivities. Fair visitor goers will learn knot tying, fish identification, fish cleaning, casting, and many other skills.
FREE

For more information call 618-786-2331

EVENTS AT THE LODGE

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


WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER
Saturday, June 10, 2017

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



BLUESY BEER GARDEN

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Noon - 4 pm
Happy Fatherís Day! Join in on the fun on the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a Bluesy Beer Garden. This event celebrates fatherhood by featuring Shlafly Beer as well as delicious slow cooked BBQ and live blues music. There will also be other imports, micro-brewed and domestic beers, exciting cocktails and frozen drinks. There is no admission fee and no reservations are needed but seating is limited so feel free to bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets just in case. The Beer Garden at Pere Marquette is a wonderful place to spend a relaxing day filled with entertainment, a gorgeous view and an ambiance that cannot be found anywhere else in the St. Louis area.
FREE & $$$$
For more information call 618-786-2331


WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER
Saturday, July 8, 2017

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


PARROTHEAD BEER GARDEN
Sunday, July 16, 2017

Noon - 4 pm
Are you ready for a cheeseburger in paradise? Donít waste away in Margaritaville, plan your brief escape from the Midwest and join in on the fun for a Beer Garden celebrating everything Jimmy Buffett. Featuring a live music, cheeseburgers and beer! No entry fees or reservations are taken for this event but seating is limited so feel free to bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets just in case. Come spend a relaxing day filled with entertainment, a gorgeous view, tasty beer, awesome food and an ambiance that cannot be found anywhere else in St. Louis.
FREE & $$$$
For more information call 618-786-2331


WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER
Saturday, August 12, 2017

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


PEACH FESTIVAL
Sunday, August 13, 2017

11 am - 3 pm
Itís 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 this historic landmark and attracts visitors from all over the region. From young children to those who have been sampling peaches for decades, the Festival offers a chance to enjoy a free family outing and sample some of the most delicious peaches in the country. Local peach growers from all over the area present their carefully tended peaches for visitors to sample and purchase. But there is more to the Peach Festival than just peaches. Festival goers can also pick up a variety of other fresh produce, shop craft vendors, enjoy live music, sample peach wine and even grab some lunch in the Lodge Restaurant which is known for its perfectly prepared fried chicken.
FREE
For more information call 618-786-2331


CAJUN BEER GARDEN
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Noon - 4 pm
Welcome to the Cajun Beer Garden and Laissez les bons temps rouler! Join in on the fun on the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a Cajun Beer Garden and let the good times roll. This event features live Cajun music, a Creole Crawfish Boil and Abita Beer. Founded in 1986, the Abita Brewing Company is nestled in the piney woods 30 miles north of New Orleans. Their lagers and ales are brewed in small batches, hand-crafted by a team of dedicated workers with only the highest ideals of quality. No entry fees or reservations are taken for this event but seating is limited so feel free to bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets just in case. The Beer Garden at Pere Marquette is a wonderful place to spend a relaxing day filled with entertainment, a gorgeous view, cheap beer, awesome food and an ambiance that cannot be found anywhere else in the St. Louis area.
FREE & $$$$
For more information call 618-786-2331

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