Omaha Wedding Venues

Your wedding venue is one the most important choices that you will make while planning. There are so many wonderful options that it can often feel overwhelming looking for a place to start. That is why I created this resource highlighting the best wedding venues in Omaha!

Whether it’s a stunning location, beautiful architecture, plentiful accommodations, or all of the above, these wedding venues in Omaha provide some of the best experiences you can find in Nebraska. As an Omaha wedding photographer, these venues have some of the greatest photo opportunities that will allow you to showcase your love story in the most authentic and timeless fashion.

I hope this will provide a good starting point to planning your day in the most unforgettable way possible!

Wedding Venues in the Omaha Area

The Empire Room

Midtown Crossing, Omaha | 350 Guests

Imagine getting married in the heart of Midtown Crossing overlooking the Downtown Omaha skyline. The Empire Room is a gorgeous 10,000 square foot space that can be transformed for your exact needs. Combine that with their furniture ranging from both modern and antique designs, their beautiful crown molding & chandeliers, and their top-notch staff, you won’t find another venue quite like The Empire Room.

The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm

Northwest Omaha | 450 Guests

Located in the expanding Bennington community in Northwest Omaha, The Ackerhurst Dairy Barn is one of the most unique venues in the area! Situated on several acres of land, the barn has many different spaces to use for your wedding! It is the perfect choice for the couple who loves modern design combined with a rustic aesthetic.

The Club at Indian Creek

Elkhorn, NE | 400 Guests

If you are looking for a romantic & intimate location for your wedding day, The Club at Indian Creek is an amazing choice! Their gorgeous modern banquet facility sits on top of a hill overlooking a wonderfully designed golf course providing the perfect backdrop for your wedding. Let their well-trained staff take the lead on making sure every detail of your day is perfect!

The Durham Museum

Old Market, Omaha | 350 Guests

Housed inside Omaha’s Union Station, the Durham Museum boasts an unforgettable atmosphere with 65 foot ceilings, original chandeliers and a historic aesthetic that will provide the most memorable backdrop for your wedding day.

The Joslyn Art Museum

Downtown Omaha | 300 Guests

For avid art lovers, or for couples who desire the most elegant and recognizable destination for their wedding, there is no better place than the Joslyn Art Museum! Imagine saying “I do” in front of the iconic Chihuly and then heading down to the main courtyard for your elegant and classy reception. Combine that with the stunning grand staircase for photos and your wedding will truly be an unforgettable experience.

Note: The Joslyn is currently closed for renovations. Among the renovations is a brand new ballroom for weddings and will return in 2024.

The Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel

Blackstone District, Omaha | 230 Guests

A modern day hotel with a touch of classic, the Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel is the perfect place to showcase your wedding day! Whether you pick the historic Schimmel Ballroom with its gorgeous crown molding and hardwood floors, or the Gold Coast Ballroom with floor to ceiling windows and a private terrace overlooking the pool, the Cottonwood Hotel is a modern & timeless backdrop to your wedding day.

The Diamond Room

Downtown Omaha | 450 Guests

The Diamond Room is located in the heart of downtown Omaha and is the perfect venue for couples looking for an urban and industrial aesthetic. Their high ceilings, Edison bulbs, patio, garage doors & 10,000 square feet of beautiful sealed concrete give you an incredible amount of control to design your wedding exactly as you imagined it.

A View West Shores

West Omaha | 350 Guests

Imagine getting married on a beautiful lakefront overlooking the West Shores lake. A View West Shores combines the beautiful lakefront setting with a downtown aesthetic and ample natural light. Your guests will love having both an indoor reception as well as an outdoor patio that overlooks the lake! A View West Shores also includes wonderful staff, several decor options, and many extra amenities like ample parking space which all come together to make your wedding day as smooth as possible!

A View on State

Northwest Omaha | 300 Guests

A View on State is a purpose built wedding venue from the ground up. Offering one of the only outdoor covered ceremony locations in Omaha, the entire facility has been custom built to host a wedding day as seamlessly and elegantly as possible. Its location in north west Omaha with lush trees and a touch of industrialism provide you with a perfect setting for your wedding.

A View in Fontenelle Hills

Bellevue, NE | 300 Guests

When you walk into A View in Fontenelle Hills you’ll be greeted with the stunning floor-to-ceiling windows and the spacious 1,800 square foot deck overlooking Fontenelle Hills. If you’ve always dreamed that your intimate wedding would take place in one of the most picturesque locations imaginable, A View in Fontenelle Hills is the obvious choice with its rustic aesthetic and its location only being 10 minutes from downtown Omaha. For couples who desire a breathtaking backdrop for their wedding day, this is your place.

The Omar

Midtown Omaha | 350 Guests

Starting as The Omar Baking Company building in 1923, the Omar is a modern wedding venue that has maintained many of its historic features while boasting modern amenities and a striking art-deco aesthetic. The Omar provides an immediately recognizable backdrop with exposed brick walls and plenty of windows filling the space with natural light during the day, and intimate string lights to illuminate the dance floor at night. The Omar will provide a stunning and memorable backdrop for your wedding.

The Living Room

Downtown Omaha | 200 Guests

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