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2017 Official Alton Visitors Guide
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The Loading Dock

401 Front St.
Grafton, IL 62037
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P: (618) 786-3494

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Hours of Operation
May - September
Sun. - Thur. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fri. - Sat.: 11 a.m. to close

April & October
Sun. - Thur.: 11 a.m. to dark
Fri. - Sat.: 11 a.m. to close

November - March
Sun.: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri. - Sat.: 11 a.m. to clo

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The Loading Dock

Once the area's best kept secret, the Loading Dock has become known as a top St. Louis destination.  We're proud to be considered the region's best outdoor bar and grill, with the best scenic view, at the end of the best scenic drive.  Our majestic view is not to be missed.  Watch the river roll by while listening to live entertainment.  Our full menu features something for everyone...don't miss our famous Dock Salsa!  Be sure to stop by the fourth weekend of the month March - October for the Riverside Flea Market featuring over 60 local vendors.  Let us host your next party!  We cater events of all sizes...from reunions and receptions to birthdays and bridal showers.  Keep the fun going at one of our four Loading Dock Guest Houses, perfect for an intimate getaway or an all night get-together.



Price Range
$

Cuisine
Bar & Grill
Jorrells at the Loading Dock
August 20, 2017
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Jam Station at the Loading Dock
August 25, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
August 26, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

Johnathan Baker Duo at The Loading Dock
August 26, 2017
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Mondin at the Loading Dock
August 26, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
August 27, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
August 27, 2017
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Scott & Karl at the Loading Dock
September 01, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Musicology at The Loading Dock
September 02, 2017
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
September 03, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Jay & Waylon at The Loading Dock
September 08, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Girls on Grapes, Boys on Brew at the Loading Dock
September 09, 2017
12:00pm to 4:00pm

Red Rocks at the Loading Dock
September 09, 2017
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Wherehouse Project at the Loading Dock
September 09, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Bag Toss Tourney
September 10, 2017
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
September 10, 2017
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Butch Wax & The Hollywood at The Loading Dock
September 15, 2017
Starts at 7:00pm

Everyday People at The Loading Dock
September 16, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Hollywood 5 at the Loading Dock
September 17, 2017
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Mondin at the Loading Dock
September 22, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
September 23, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

Musicology at The Loading Dock
September 23, 2017
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
September 24, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
September 24, 2017
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Scott & Karl at the Loading Dock
September 29, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Jam Station at the Loading Dock
September 30, 2017
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Docktoberfest
October 01, 2017
Starts at 12:00am

Deutschmeister Brass Band at The Loading Dock
October 01, 2017
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
October 08, 2017
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Everyday People at The Loading Dock
October 14, 2017
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
October 15, 2017
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Mondin at the Loading Dock
October 21, 2017
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Hollywood 5 at the Loading Dock
October 22, 2017
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
October 28, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
October 29, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm

The Loading Dock

Once the area's best kept secret, the Loading Dock has become known as a top St. Louis destination.  We're proud to be considered the region's best outdoor bar and grill, with the best scenic view, at the end of the best scenic drive.  Our majestic view is not to be missed.  Watch the river roll by while listening to live entertainment.  Our full menu features something for everyone...don't miss our famous Dock Salsa!  Be sure to stop by the fourth weekend of the month March - October for the Riverside Flea Market featuring over 60 local vendors.  Let us host your next party!  We cater events of all sizes...from reunions and receptions to birthdays and bridal showers.  Keep the fun going at one of our four Loading Dock Guest Houses, perfect for an intimate getaway or an all night get-together.


Price Range
$

Cuisine
Bar & Grill

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