Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

2643 N IL Route 178, Utica, IL
Max Capacity: 300 people
About Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort
Nestled in natural beauty of Starved Rock State Park - one of the most breathtaking places in Illinois - Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort is a beautiful destination for special events, banquets, receptions and wedding celebrations. Our spectacular resort features over 11,000 square feet of versatile event space that bring people together in fun ways. Host your family reunions, holiday parties, corporate banquets and wedding receptions in a scenic atmosphere in the Illinois Northwoods. We'd be honored to host your big day! Grizzly Jack's offers a formal Grand Ballroom that accommodates up to 300 with a dance floor, or breaks into smaller salons to accommodate a more intimate reception, rehearsal dinner or gathering. Our outdoor pavilion and canyon deck offer a scenic space for romantic ceremonies and memorable photographs, and our rustic and comfortable lodging accommodations are great for gathering friends and family to celebrate.
Package Pricing
Wedding Venue Package
Attendees: 20-300 | Call for Price
Pricing for all event types
Event Spaces
Canyon Cliff
Cascade Falls
Joliet Room
LaSalle Room
Marquette Room
Sandstone Bluff
Venue Types
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Indoor Pool
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 300
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 9
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 11,000
  • Year Renovated: 2005