The Most Sought After Wedding Venues in Omaha, Nebraska

June 9, 2022

Congratulations to the happy couples about to tie the knot! I’m so excited, not just because you’re getting married but also because you’re considering getting married in Omaha, Nebraska! As a Nebraska gal myself, I love my home state and think it has so much to offer couples when it comes to wedding venues. There are some truly incredible wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska, that I can’t wait to tell you all about.

So let’s get into all these fantastic venues so you can start getting your affairs in order before the big day!

The Most Sought After Wedding Venues in Omaha, Nebraska

Best believe I could talk about an endless amount of wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska. Still, I’ve condensed it to ten that I believe are the best of the best. I’ve shot at the vast majority of these venues, so I know they’re worth considering. 

#1 – A View West Shores

The View West Shores is a stylish modern building on the lakefront ready to host a GORGEOUS wedding. It’s one of the premier wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska, for a reason! Having a stunning ceremony with the lake as the backdrop and then having a sunset reception is all you could ever hope for in a venue.

Bride and groom holding hands as they walk on the dock with a lake view, captured by McKenna Christine Photography

The reception area provides ample space for guests of up to 350 per large room. In addition, there’s a dance floor, balcony, and indoor and outdoor spaces. 

Features of A View West Shores

  • Can accommodate up to 300+ guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Liability Insurance included
  • Event space available inside and outside
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Decor provided by the venue with options to choose from

#2 – A View Fontenelle Hills

A View Fontenelle Hills is another venue offered by A View Premier Events. However, this A View venue is slightly different from their West Shores offering. Instead of the ultra-modern West Shores, it’s a stunning old-style building with a 1,800 square foot deck overlooking the rolling hillside. 

It’s one of the most gorgeous, rustic, naturally beautiful wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska. There’s space for guests on the first and second floor, so the guest capacity is on the larger end. 

Features of A View Fontenelle Hills

  • It can accommodate up to 200+ guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Liability Insurance included
  • Event space available inside and outside
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Decor provided by the venue with options to choose from

#3 – The Barn in Bennington

The Barn in Bennington is a venue truly unlike any other. It’s a STUNNING, massive barn with gorgeous wood features, a high ceiling, and ample space to have the wedding and reception of your dreams.

With a large catering kitchen, full-service bar, and a boatload of character all in one place, this is one of the wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska, you have to consider. It’s on a beautiful farm in a peaceful, idyllic place, ready to welcome you and your guests. 

Features of The Barn in Bennington

  • It can accommodate up to 300+ guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Wedding planners on-site
  • Barn style

#4 – Founders One Nine

Founders One Nine is an urban and chic event space in downtown Omaha. It offers wide open, simple yet elegant space for your wedding ceremony and reception to take place.

Like many of the other wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska, on this list, they offer high-quality services like caterers, bartenders, and coordinators. 

Features of Founders One Nine

  • It can accommodate up to 300+ guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Liability Insurance included
  • Event space available inside and outside
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Dressing room 
  • Sleek and modern aesthetic

#5 – Magnolia Hotel

Magnolia Hotel is located in downtown Omaha, and it’s an absolutely incredible location drowning in its own history. Built in 1923, this building has Italian-inspired design choices considering it was designed after the Bargello, which is a palace in Florence, Italy. So you’ll find that there’s a lot of elegance and glamor to offer your wedding ceremony and reception in a place like this. 

This is one of the best wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska, for accommodation as they’re a hotel first and foremost. Out-of-town guests will even get a special rate for coming out to the wedding. Built into their packages is a complimentary night’s stay for the happy couple at the Magnolia hotel. 

Features of Magnolia Hotel

  • It can accommodate up to 200+ guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Liability Insurance included
  • Event space available inside and outside
  • Accommodation 
  • Valet parking (additional fee)
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Wedding night packages

#6 – Lucile’s Old Market

Lucile’s Old Market is a banquet hall that provides an intimate venue for a wedding and reception. It’s a restored historic building in the heart of the Old Market in Omaha, which offers happy couples an authentic experience in a stunning venue.

Catering and bar services are provided as well as an event coordinator. 

Features of Lucile’s Old Market

  • It can accommodate up to 200+ guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Liability Insurance included
  • Event space available inside 
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Coordinator onsite

#7 – Happy Hollow

Happy Hollow Club is a historic golf club in Omaha that offers some beautiful sights for a PERFECT wedding. Manicured gardens, an expansive clubhouse, and friendly staff make this experience something unique.

You can have a lot of guests under one roof for your event and even enjoy the other amenities at the club as the wedding is gearing into action, maybe a round of golf for the grooms? There’s a lot to offer at Happy Hollow, which makes it one of the best wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska. 

Features of Happy Hollow Club

  • It can accommodate up to 350+ guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Liability Insurance included
  • Event space available inside and outside
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Coordinator onsite
  • Decor can be provided by the venue 
  • Screens, projectors, and other audio/video equipment

#8 – Vintage Ballroom

The Vintage Ballroom in downtown Omaha offers affordable weddings to couples looking for classy venues. The Vintage Ballroom is drenched in charm, character, and magic, which makes it perfect for the exchange of vows in front of family and friends.

Bride and groom smiling at each other as they share a dance at the reception in the Vintage Ballroom in Downtown Omaha

It’s got a rustic feel to it, with an open loft, brick walls, and large wooden pillars tying it all together. 

Features of Vintage Ballroom

  • It can accommodate up to 180 guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Event space available inside 
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Coordinator onsite
  • Bridal suite
  • Gift certificate for private ballroom lesson
  • Decor can be provided by the venue 

#9 – Durham Museum

A wedding at a museum is something really unique for couples to consider when it comes to their big day. This is one of the most interesting wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska, The Durham Museum. The building is massive and offers some beautiful artistic choices that make it such a unique place to go for your wedding. 

Bride and groom smiling at each other while holding hands and walking past the The Durham Museum sign in Omaha, Nebraska

Surrounded by art, and history, from the exhibits to the building itself, you’ll really have a great ceremony and reception in such a beautiful venue. Built in the former Omaha Union Station, it’s still got that train station feel to it like it had when it first opened many, many decades before.  

Features of Durham Museum

  • It can accommodate up to 200 guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Event space available inside 
  • Catering from a preferred list of vendors

#10 – Empire Room

The Empire Room is the best way to end off this list of the most sought-after wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska. It’s the crowning jewel of them all. This luxurious venue features immaculate chandeliers, antique furniture, and a tasteful sense of opulence fitting for a wedding. 

With the ability to accommodate a large number of guests, a full-service bar, and delicious food, you’ve got to investigate this venue for your big day. 

Features of Empire Room

  • Can accommodate up to 350+ guests
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Liability Insurance included
  • Event space available inside and outside
  • Catering and bartenders on-site
  • Decor provided by the venue with options to choose from

Conclusion

No matter which one of these wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska, you go with, you WON’T be disappointed. These are some of the best venues in the state, and they pride themselves on making your special day truly special. 
What better way to celebrate the occasion than by capturing each and every moment? I’ve been a Nebraska-based photographer for years. As a result, I know how to encapsulate a wedding in photos like no other Nebraska gal can! So check out my portfolio, and let’s chat about how I can preserve your wedding day with photos.

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