Grand Bear Meeting & Conference Center

Grand Bear Resort at Starved Rock features 11,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Starved Rock Area, our event spaces are great for special events, kid's birthday parties, family reunions, conferences, weddings, holiday parties, business meetings and retreats. 9 stylish spaces offer both formal and casual settings for business, relaxation and fun.

Complimentary WiFi, audio visual equipment, and first-class service assures that your next event is a grand success. Grand Bear Resort's 92 lodge suites, 140 vacation villas and 48 luxury cabins offer rustic charm, executive comfort and complete tranquility away from the big city. Our friendly and experienced event planning team will guide you in meeting and recreation planning, including creative catering and event options.

We have an endless array of options to choose from to make any meeting or event a resounding success! Please feel free to fill out the Information Request form below or give our Group Sales Team a call at 815-681-7618

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Places to Meet

    Grand Ballroom - 6000 sq. ft.
    La Salle - 2000 sq. ft.
    Marquette - 2000 sq. ft.
    Joliet - 2000 sq. ft.
    Jack's Restaurant - 1500 sq. ft.
    Mezzanine - 1200 sq. ft.
    Canyon Cliff - 420 sq. ft.
    Sandstone Bluff - 480 sq. ft.
    Cascade Falls - 420 sq. ft.
    Outdoor Pavilion - 1000 sq. ft.