The Empire Room

Midtown Crossing, Omaha NE | 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 Empire Room can host both your ceremony and reception and has a dedicated bridal suite. This will make your wedding day much simpler by reducing the transportation requirements that most weddings have.

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Here’s what you need to know about getting married at The Empire Room

Ceremony and Reception Spaces

The Empire Room has an extremely unique floor plan. Upon entering the venue you will see the spacious dance floor and bar! To the right you’ll see a fireplace and a grand staircase that can be used for the grand entrance, and to the left you’ll see the large dining space. Both spaces share the same aesthetic consisting of their jaw-dropping chandeliers, white crown molding & antique furniture. This allows many possibilities for designing your reception layout, with many couples opting for a dedicated cocktail lounge separated from the dining area.

Ceremonies are held in the lounge area. Upon completion of your ceremony, the room will be flipped into the cocktail lounge and the chairs will be moved back into the dining area.

The highlight of The Empire Room is the vast grand ballroom. This beautiful space is the perfect canvas to design the wedding of your dreams. The Empire Room has a wide range of table and chair combinations and lots of furniture options. If you can dream it, they can do it. The grand ballroom also has several garage doors that lead to the outdoor patio which can be open on warmer days.

Pricing and other Information

The starting rental rate at The Empire Room on a Saturday is $5,500. Fridays and Sundays start at $4,500 and weekdays start at $3,000.

This price includes the following amenities:

  • A professional Event Manager will be present on your wedding day
  • Included 8 foot banquet table, 60 inch round tables and linens
  • Chairs for up to 350 guests
  • Included set up and tear down services
  • A wide range of antique furniture to pick from
  • A working fireplace
  • A decorative greenery wall
  • A private wedding suite and bathroom
  • Covered garage parking for up to 24 hours
  • Highspeed Wifi

Other Considerations

The Empire Room has many other amenities available. These include renting the outdoor Turner Park space, valet service, cake service & ceremony staging. Within walking distance to the venue is the Element Hotel making hotel accommodations extremely convenient.

Reviews & Testimonials

When you read the reviews for the Empire Room, you will see that couples are extremely happy with the design and professionalism. Many reviews praise the elegant and timeless aesthetic and the amazing coordinators and staff. Getting married at The Empire Room means you’ll have an easy time planning a stunning event.

Photo Opportunities

The Empire Room is full of incredible photo opportunities. The entire building is washed in beautiful natural light. Combined with the white walls and you will be able to create absolutely stunning imagery with immaculate lighting. You can stay inside the building to take advantage of the beautiful interiors or head outside and take some outdoor photos at turner park. No matter where you decide to go, you will have no trouble capturing magazine-worthy photographs.

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In order to create an unforgettable experience I take on a limited number of weddings each year. My wedding packages are custom tailored to the exact needs of each couple I get the pleasure of working with.

I can’t wait to learn more about you, your partner, your wedding & what you value most! I want to make sure you have exactly what you need and that I am the perfect match for your wedding day.

Talk soon!
– Peter Barnes

1 date remaining for 2024 weddings

Peter Barnes

We all live beautifully unique lives, but there are two things that draw a commonality between all people; time moves too quickly, and our memories are inherently flawed.

It’s my mission to capture the fleeting & once-in-a-lifetime moments that are quickly and easily forgotten.