For couples choosing to tie the knot in the state of Nebraska, and specifically in the bustling city of Lincoln, they have a wide variety of gorgeous and unique wedding venues to choose from for their big day. For those that dream of having a beautiful outdoor wedding, there are a number of venues with charming gardens with fountains and flowers, as well as several woodland settings. Couples will also find quaint inns, high-class hotels, spacious reception halls, historical buildings, and more throughout Lincoln, Nebraska.

1. Apothecary Lofts & Ridnour Room

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The Apothecary Lofts and Ridnour Room consists of three different event spaces at Haymarket Square for couples to choose from for their special day: the Ridnour Room, the South Apothecary Loft, and the North Apothecary Loft. These spaces vary in size, allowing for nearly any size wedding celebration. While the venue has an open-vendor policy for beverage and food catering, the Apothecary Lofts and Ridnour Room also offers a variety of wedding packages that can include things like accommodations for the couple, a pre-wedding brunch, a sleepover for the bridal party, and rehearsal dinner, as well as other services.

140 N. 8th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-474-1838

2. Chez Hay Catering

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Chez Hay Catering is an urban event venue situated in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska that allows couples to use the space as a blank canvas for their imagination, letting them personalize the event space to their vision for their wedding, as well as express themselves through amazing food. The event space at Chez Hay Catering features plenty of natural light, along with striking views of the city at night, tall ceilings, a wooden dance floor, and exposed brick walls, which all help create an ideal ambiance for events. Up to 140 guests can be accommodated for seated wedding events.

440 South 11th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-489-7445

3. Country Pines

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Country Pines offers a beautiful venue for weddings and other special events in Lincoln, Nebraska, boasting gorgeous views of the country landscape and vineyard on the property. The grounds offer eighty picturesque acres for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and photo opportunities located only minutes away from the downtown area. The barn at Country Pines provides enough space for up to 275 guests on its outdoor deck, featuring full cover from the rain or sun. Couples can also choose to have their wedding event indoors in a space that features wood flooring. Catering is also provided by the venue.

6305 West Adams St, Lincoln, NE 68524, Phone: 402-470-3665

4. Courtside Banquet Hall

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The Courtside Banquet Hall provides an elegant and modern hall that boasts a convenient location only minutes away from downtown Lincoln, Nebraska. The custom wall sconces, beautiful wood floors, and vaulted ceilings create an inviting atmosphere for wedding guests. The professional and dedicated team at the Courtside Banquet Hall strives to ensure that everything goes off without a hitch and that wedding events are ones that the couple and guests will remember for years. The banquet facility allows for a variety of flexible floor plans for events and is able to accommodate up to five hundred seated guests.

333 Speedway Cir #2, Lincoln, NE 68502, Phone: 402-440-1513

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5. Ferguson House

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The Ferguson House in the capital city of Lincoln is a significant and historic building located across from the State Capitol building in the downtown area. Built between the years of 1909 and 1911, the home is an elegant and fine example of the style of Second Renaissance Revival architecture in Nebraska. THe house today is home to the Nebraska Environmental Trust, which is committed to conserving, enhancing, and restoring the state’s natural environment. The Ferguson House can also be rented out for weddings and other special events, providing a setting of detailed craftsmanship and original furnishings.

700 South 16th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-471-5417

6. Havelock Social Hall

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The Havelock Social Hall strives to provide the best service and banquet venue imaginable in the bustling city of Lincoln, Nebraska, aiming to make sure every event runs smoothly and is a success. The popular event venue of Havelock Social Hall consists of two separate halls that can be rented for weddings, each with a different amount of space available. The Lincoln Room is perfect for larger weddings, with its capacity to accommodate up to 400 guests for seated receptions, while The Havelock Room is able to hold up to 250 guests. Both are designed for events ranging from black-tie to casual.

4538 N. 62nd St, Lincoln, NE 68507, Phone: 402-467-3002

7. Isles Reception Hall

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The Isles Reception Hall is situated west of Lincoln’s Isles Pub and Pizza on Havelock Avene. The event space boasts enough room to accommodate up to two hundred guests for a variety of special events, including wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, banquets, birthday parties, reunions, graduation parties, corporate events, and more. There is abundant parking available for the Isles Reception Hall, located behind the building to the north. The venue can provide pizza buffet catering or outside catering can be brought in, however, all alcohol service have to go through Isles Pub and Pizza. Price varies on day of week.

6232 Havelock Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507, Phone: 402-464-1858

8. Lincoln FireFighter's Reception Hall

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The Lincoln FireFighter's Reception Hall venue has hosted events in the bustling city since the year 2000 and is able to accommodate wedding celebrations with up to three hundred of the couple’s closest friends and family for a seated wedding reception. The reception hall offers affordable elegance combined with modern conveniences. For more convenience, the Lincoln FireFighter's Reception Hall has an open-vendor policy when it comes to catering, allowing couples to choose their own catering services and providing use of a commercial kitchen. Event rental also includes dimmable lighting, beverage service, centerpieces, a cake and dessert table, and other services.

241 Victory Ln, Lincoln, NE 68528, Phone: 402-477-6001

9. Lincoln Station Great Hall

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Premier Catering is one of the leading venues in Lincoln, Nebraska for weddings, corporate events, and other parties and special occasions, ranging from casual to black-tie events with anywhere between fifty and five thousand guests. At the Lincoln Station Great Hall, one of Premier Catering’s event venues, a maximum of 425 guests can be accommodated for a seated dinner wedding reception. The venue is nestled within the city’s Historic Haymarket and has been updated with excellent audio visuals and acoustics. Event rental of the Lincoln Station Great Hall includes chairs, 60-inch round tables, setup, and clean up.

201 N 7th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-323-8420

10. Nebraska Champions Club

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The Nebraska Champions Club is situated only fifty feet away from the Memorial Stadium of the University of Nebraska. The floor-to-ceiling windows in the club provide a stunning view of the Lincoln landmark. Couples can hold their wedding ceremony within the elegant Great Hall, followed by a delicious dinner that’s provided by one of the five catering companies partnered with the Nebraska Champions Club. The clubhouse’s lower level includes an open-air pavilion, along with six overhead doors, providing a great spot for guests to mingle any time of the year. Couples receive all-inclusive service for their wedding event, including an on-site event coordinator.

707 Stadium Dr, Lincoln, NE 68501, Phone: 402-472-6435

11. Pla Mor Ballroom

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The Pla Mor Ballroom has been the host of weddings, ballroom dancing, dance classes, concerts, and more in the Lincoln, Nebraska community for over eighty-five years. Venue allows couples to choose their own bartending service and catering companies and prides itself on offering transparent pricing and no hidden fees for event rentals. The grand and beautiful ballroom is able to accommodate anywhere from 150 to 700 guests for weddings, including a very spacious dance floor that can be a total of up to four thousand square feet, providing ample room for the couple and their wedding guests to dance the night away.

6600 West O St, Lincoln, NE 68528, Phone: 402-475-4030

12. Suite One Eleven

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Suite One Eleven is an elegant and luxurious reception hall in the busy city of Lincoln and prides itself on providing a flexible event space that is designed well for a variety of different events, including wedding receptions. Up to 350 of the couple’s family and closest friends can be accommodated at Suite One Eleven for seated dinner receptions or up to 400 guests for a cocktail-style reception. The professional team at the venue also assists with wedding planning and coordination, ensuring everything runs smoothly on the big day, and also provides a list of trusted vendors.

6891 A St, Lincoln, NE 68510, Phone: 402-417-6540

13. Talon Room

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The Talon Room is conveniently located in the downtown area of Lincoln, making the venue easily accessible to couples in the city and their wedding guests. The experienced and professional staff help couples with every little detail of the wedding day, while the local vendor partnerships of the venue help make the entire wedding planning process easier for the couple. Weddings with at least 150 guests can be catered by ChefauChef Catering for a buffet dinner reception. The Talon Room boasts an extensive menu of drinks as well and includes linens, chairs, tables, set up, and tear down for all rentals.

230 N 12th, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-641-0943

14. The Gala

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The Gala Event Center and Reception Hall in Lincoln, Nebraska is a stunning event space for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions with plenty of on-site parking, an outdoor cocktail patio, high ceilings, and an open concept. The venue ensures that all of the event needs, down to the smallest details, are handled with respect and care. The day-of in-house event management, decorator, Master of Ceremonies/DJ, and event planner allow couples to feel at ease about their wedding being professionally managed from beginning to end. The Gala boasts a reputation for offering the best in service quality.

2602 Park Blvd, Lincoln, NE 68516, Phone: 402-817-4159

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15. The Jasmine Room By Venue

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The Jasmine Room by Venue is an ideal event space for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, and other private parties. Located in downtown Lincoln inside of the historic Grand Manse building, the venue boasts full-service catering, abundant space for wedding guests, and a stunning interior. The Jasmine Room features a blend of modern sophistication and vintage elegance in a historic ballroom with gorgeous chandeliers and antique bar that helps create an excellent setting for memorable events. Up to 400 guests can be accommodated in The Jasmine Room for seated dinners or up to 700 guests for a cocktail-style reception.

129 N. 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-499-3608

16. The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel

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The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel boasts a total of twenty-nine rooms for events, with up to twenty-two breakout rooms, allowing couples to invite up to 1,100 of their closest friends and family for their special day. The hotel’s grand ballroom features a state-of-the-art sound system and 10,545 square feet of event space, enabling the ballroom to host the maximum number of guests. As an added benefit, both the bridal party and wedding guests can stay at the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel for even more convenience. An array of options are offered as well for the reception menu.

333 South 13th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-474-7474

17. The Rococo Theatre

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Along with hosting a variety of shows throughout the year, the Rococo Theatre offers its event spaces for wedding celebrations and other special private events as well. The theater provides an enchanting backdrop for a magical and memorable wedding day, especially if the couple area theater lovers. One benefit of hosting a wedding at the Rococo Theatre is that both the ceremony and wedding reception can be held at the venue. Couples can choose from three different caterers that work on-site and the theatre also provides the bar service. Up to five hundred guests can be accommodated for seated ceremonies and receptions.

140 N 13th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-476-6540

18. The Valley Oak Room

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The Valley Oak Room is one of Lincoln’s leading event venues, offering a high-class interior, beautiful landscapes, and picturesque views that fit well for any special event, including wedding receptions. The elegant and dynamic venue provides a variety of services, an experienced and professional event team, and modern amenities to complement events. Along with security and catering services, The Valley Oak Room also includes screens, projectors, light and sound services, video and photography services, and a large kitchen. The event space has the necessary amenities for all kinds of events, whether it’s a small family gathering or a large wedding.

10501 Pine Lake Rd, Lincoln, NE 68526, Phone: 402-434-5154

19. Venue Restaurant & Lounge

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The Venue Restaurant and Lounge offers settings that range from elegant to industrial, full-service catering, and five different private dining rooms for couples to choose from for their wedding reception, including the Cornhusker Room and the Lancaster Room. The Cornhusker Room, featuring a chic art ambiance and modern decor, provides a great space for mid-sized wedding, with space for up to 90 seated guests or up to 150 for cocktail receptions. The Lancaster Room is one of the venue’s newer event spaces and is perfect for more intimate, smaller gatherings. The room can also be opened up to the adjacent Nebraska Room.

4111 Pioneer Woods Dr, Lincoln, NE 68506, Phone: 402-488-8368

20. Wick Alumni Center

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The Wick Alumni Center is part of the University of Nebraska’s Alumni Association and totals thirty thousand square feet, featuring a contemporary design across its three floors. The event space for weddings is able to host a maximum of 275 of the couple’s closest friends and family. The Wick Alumni Center boasts two dramatic staircases and the Pascale Great Hall, which contains large windows, a vaulted ceiling, audiovisual equipment, and a dance floor. Couples can choose from the great hall and four other rooms for their events. As for catering, there are five caterers to choose from.

1520 R St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 888-353-1874

21. Wilderness Ridge

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Wilderness Ridge overlooks the golf course’s natural beauty and is one of Lincoln, Nebraska’s premier destinations for wedding receptions, private parties, and corporate events among other special occasions. Built in Montana and made from harvested timber, the Wilderness Ridge Clubhouse, as the name would suggest, boasts a wilderness theme, complete with gorgeous rustic artwork, natural stone landscape, and handcrafted woodwork throughout the venue. The wrap-around cedar deck at the back of the building offers views of the surrounding golf course, streams, and lakes. Weddings of all sizes can be held at Wilderness Ridge, from intimate gatherings to large receptions.

1800 Wilderness Woods Pl, Lincoln, NE 68512, Phone: 402-434-5118

22. Windsor Stables

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Windsor Stables, Green Gateau’s banquet hall, provides an experienced event staff to handle every detail and a beautiful setting for weddings of all kinds, ranging from extravagant grand affairs to simple, intimate gatherings of just the couple’s closest friends and family members. The staff is able to coordinate with entertainment and decorators and the chefs with the Green Gateau restaurant assist couples with creating their perfect wedding menu, whether the wedding reception is a plated or buffet dinner, including hors d’oeuvres for cocktail hour and desserts. Windsor Stables is able to host events with as many as 280 guests.

330 South Tenth St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-477-0330

23. WSI Banquet Hall

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The WSI Banquet Hall can be rented for weddings, birthday parties, anniversary parties, and other special occasions. This two-story building is able to accommodate up to 150 guests on either floor. Couples can rent just one floor or the entire building for even more event space. The lower level has a bar area and kitchen, while the upper level contains a bar and a stage. There is also plenty of on-site parking available for guests behind the building. The WSI Banquet Hall also features an open-vendor policy, allowing outside catering for events, as well as outside beverages.

1430 N 10th St, Lincoln, NE 68508, Phone: 402-413-9803

24. Robbers Cave

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Located alongside one of Lincoln’s most mysterious landmarks, Robbers Cave Event Venue is a great choice for a wedding with a difference. The purpose-built venue boasts several rooms which can be configured to suit the size of your party. The various open spaces can be dressed up to perfectly suit your wedding theme and you can even arrange for your guests to go on a guided tour of the actual Robbers Cave (perhapswhile you have your photo shoot). Robbers Cave partners with Yes Chef catering to provide the food for your reception – you can select a standard menu or have one tailored to your tastes and budget.

925 Robbers Cave Road, Lincoln, NE 68502, 402 413 2045

25. Del Ray 817

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Del Ray 817 is located in an historic warehouse building which was built in 1903. The lovely old building boasts many attractive features including brick and stone walls, high ceilings, large windows and gleaming wooden floors, and lends itself to just about any style of wedding. You will have the undivided attention of a wedding planner to help you put together the wedding of your dreams, and the services of a “day of” coordinator to ensure everything goes according to plans. Everything else you need can also be arranged including a DJ, bar service, lighting and props. Your chosen caterer will have the use of a prep-kitchen on site.

817 R Street, Lincoln, NE 68508, 402 435 3726

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