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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 Close

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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. 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.

Although we are best known for our Dock Salsa and Tilapia Fish Tacos, our casual menu features something for everyone, even the kids!

It's no secret....we love to party! Let us host your next special event! From reunions and wedding receptions to birthdays and bridal showers, we can host events of all sizes.

Join us on the fourth weekend of the month, April through October for treasure hunting fun at The Riverside Flea Market.

You'll find us next to the Mighty Mississippi in historic Grafton, Illinois on the Great River Road. 


Grafton Riverside Flea Market
April 27, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
April 27, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Yacht Rockers at The Loading Dock
April 27, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
April 28, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
April 28, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

The Robert Perry Band at the Loading Dock
April 28, 2019
2:00pm to 6:00pm

The Robert Perry Band at the Loading Dock
April 28, 2019
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Jonathan Baker Duo at The Loading Dock
May 03, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Jake's Leg at the Loading Dock
May 04, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
May 05, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
May 05, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Mondin at the Loading Dock
May 11, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
May 12, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
May 12, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Scott & Karl at the Loading Dock
May 17, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Tanglefoot at the Loading Dock
May 18, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
May 19, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
May 19, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
May 24, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Number 4 Combo at The Loading Dock
May 24, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
May 25, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
May 25, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
May 25, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Evan Cole at the Loading Dock
May 25, 2019
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Everyday People at The Loading Dock
May 25, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
May 26, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
May 26, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
May 26, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Yacht Rockers at The Loading Dock
May 26, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
May 27, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
May 28, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
May 29, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
May 30, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
May 31, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
June 01, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Discover the Niña & Pinta
June 02, 2019
9:00am to 6:00pm

Little River Band at The Loading Dock
June 07, 2019
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Mondin at the Loading Dock
June 08, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

The Robert Perry Band at the Loading Dock
June 09, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

The Robert Perry Band at the Loading Dock
June 09, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Exit 52 at The Loading Dock
June 15, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
June 16, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
June 16, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Flip the Frog at The Loading Dock
June 21, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
June 22, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
June 22, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
June 23, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
June 23, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
June 23, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
June 23, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Jonathan Baker Duo at The Loading Dock
June 28, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Yacht Rockers at The Loading Dock
June 29, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Tanglefoot at the Loading Dock
June 30, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Scott & Karl at the Loading Dock
July 05, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Everyday People at The Loading Dock
July 07, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Exit 52 at The Loading Dock
July 13, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
July 14, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
July 14, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Scott & Karl at the Loading Dock
July 19, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Jake's Leg at the Loading Dock
July 20, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Flip the Frog at The Loading Dock
July 26, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
July 27, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
July 27, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
July 28, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
July 28, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
July 28, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
July 28, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Tanglefoot at the Loading Dock
August 03, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Yacht Rockers at The Loading Dock
August 04, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Jonathan Baker Duo at The Loading Dock
August 09, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Mondin at the Loading Dock
August 10, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

The Robert Perry Band at the Loading Dock
August 11, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

The Robert Perry Band at the Loading Dock
August 11, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Scott & Karl at the Loading Dock
August 16, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Everyday People at The Loading Dock
August 18, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
August 24, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
August 24, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
August 25, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
August 25, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
August 25, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
August 25, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Butch Wax & The Hollywoods at The Loading Dock
August 30, 2019
7:00pm to 10:30pm

Yacht Rockers at The Loading Dock
September 01, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Mondin at the Loading Dock
September 02, 2019
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Scott & Karl at the Loading Dock
September 06, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
September 08, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
September 08, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Jonathan Baker Duo at The Loading Dock
September 13, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Jake's Leg at the Loading Dock
September 14, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Scott & Karl at the Loading Dock
September 20, 2019
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
September 22, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
September 22, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
September 28, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
September 28, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Flip the Frog at The Loading Dock
September 28, 2019
4:00pm to 8:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
September 29, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
September 29, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
September 29, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
September 29, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Yacht Rockers at The Loading Dock
October 05, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Witches on the Water Walk
October 19, 2019
Starts at 1:00pm

Witches on the Water Walk
October 19, 2019
Starts at 1:00pm

Everyday People at The Loading Dock
October 19, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
October 20, 2019
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Griffin & The Gargoyles at the Loading Dock
October 20, 2019
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
October 26, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
October 26, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
October 26, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Jorrells at the Loading Dock
October 26, 2019
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
October 27, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Grafton Riverside Flea Market
October 27, 2019
9:00am to 5:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
October 27, 2019
2:00pm to 6:00pm

Trilogy at the Loading Dock
October 27, 2019
2:00pm to 6:00pm

The Loading Dock

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.

Although we are best known for our Dock Salsa and Tilapia Fish Tacos, our casual menu features something for everyone, even the kids!

It's no secret....we love to party! Let us host your next special event! From reunions and wedding receptions to birthdays and bridal showers, we can host events of all sizes.

Join us on the fourth weekend of the month, April through October for treasure hunting fun at The Riverside Flea Market.

You'll find us next to the Mighty Mississippi in historic Grafton, Illinois on the Great River Road. 


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