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The Loading Dock

401 Front St., Grafton, IL 62037

(618) 556-7951

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Hours of Operation

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

Sun.:11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri. - Sat. 11 a.m. to Close


Red Diamonds

Host your wedding and reception in The Loading Dock's Boatworks building. The Boatworks’ vintage style, industrial flair, and premium service position the venue to be one of the region's most unique venues for weddings and social celebrations. Located just steps away from the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, The Boatworks can host events for over 500 guests. The event staff is ready to help assist with your planning needs and create a customized quote. 

Once the area's best kept secret, the Loading Dock has become known as a top St. Louis destination. Featuring stunning river views, outdoor dining, live music, monthly flea markets, overnight accommodations, and seasonal ice skating, The Loading Dock guarantees a fun time for all.


Red Diamonds


Red Diamonds
Facility Info
  • Banquet Capacity 500
  • Number of Rooms 1