One of the (many!) benefits of getting married in the Midwest, is the number of amazing barn wedding venues in Nebraska, ideal for hosting a more relaxed and rustic celebration. If a banquet hall or country club isn’t your speed, these wedding barns near Lincoln and Omaha, NE feature authentic charm, and many of them are located on sprawling farms full of gorgeous scenery. Whether you’re planning on hosting an intimate event of just a few close family members and friends, or a huge blowout with all of your nearest and dearest, you’re sure to find a barn wedding venue in Nebraska (or nearby Iowa) to fit your vision.
Check out these barn wedding venues in Nebraska for your country-style celebration.
Roca Ridge Events
This barn wedding venue near Lincoln, NE is perfect for a nature-inspired, boho-chic event. Host your ceremony in the scenic meadow or inside the barn, with a reception following inside the modern pine barn, featuring a large deck. The barn can host weddings of up to 175 guests, with space for an additional 75 to 90 people on the deck. You can choose your own caterer, and the venue can provide a variety of unique rustic rentals, from pine chairs to tables, wooden barrels, mason jars, and more. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue wins raves from couples for its authentic setting and accommodating staff.
Roca Berry Farm
At this farm located in Roca, NE, there are actually two barn wedding venues to choose from. The newly-renovated Creekside Event Barn features 4,300 square feet of event space, plus a 1,100 square foot covered deck, with room for up to 250 guests. This post-and-beam barn was first built in 1917, and features hand-carved doors, chandeliers, vintage lanterns, and views of nearby Salt Creek. The Pioneer Event Barn can also accommodate up to 250 guests, and features its own fenced-in garden. You can hire the in-house caterer, or hire your own.
Heartland Country Barn
This barn wedding venue northwest of Omaha features lots of authentic charm. The timber-frame barn itself includes exposed wood beams, wooden ceilings, a stunning chandelier, and large windows, along with space for up to 275 of your nearest and dearest. There’s also ample outdoor space where you can host your ceremony, as well as a getting-ready suite, courtyard with fire pit, available rentals, and more.
Cedar Prairie Barn
From the scenic outdoor ceremony space to the wooden structure, this wedding barn near Lincoln is ideal for a country event. Host your reception inside the barn, with its concrete flooring and mason jar chandeliers. There are several wedding packages to choose from to fit your style and budget. And there’s even a lodge on-site with eight bedrooms, so you can stay with your loved ones and enjoy a fun wedding weekend together.
This event venue, located in southwestern Hall County, is a real hidden gem among the barn wedding venues in Nebraska. The restored 1800s barn features authentic wooden architecture and a lovely garden, ideal for ceremonies. There are even modern touches, such as three large video screens, where you can share photos from throughout your relationship during your reception. Outside vendors are permitted, so you can totally personalize your special day.
The Barn at the Ackerhurst Dairy Farm
This barn wedding venue near Omaha has a unique industrial-rustic feel that’s so on-trend right now. The venue, which can host weddings of up to 450 guests for a seated dinner, features a gorgeous loft for ceremonies and a main floor for receptions. Should you prefer to exchange vows outdoors, there’s ample green space outside, as well. Choose from a list of preferred caterers to create a personalized wedding venue for your big day.
SpringLake Angus Center
If you’re looking to get married in the northeastern part of the Cornhusker State, this barn wedding venue in Nebraska is an ideal venue. This family-owned ranch is ideal for an outdoor or indoor wedding, as there’s ample green space for ceremonies, and the wooden barn itself for receptions. The SpringLake Angus Center can host events for up to 250 guests, and we love the venue’s “blank slate” feel that you can decorate in a variety of ways. Rentals and other amenities are available.
Bodega Victoriana Winery and Wedding Barn
Yes, we know this venue is located in Glenwood, Iowa, but it’s actually just 20 minutes from Omaha. The barn wedding venue is set on a Victorian farm, with indoor and outdoor space for your wedding day. Exchange vows in the beautiful pergola, overlooking the vineyard, or near the dramatic one-acre pond. Then, enjoy dinner and dancing with your guests inside the 122-year-old post-and-beam barn, ideal for events of up to 250 people.
Wishing Hills Barn
This is another Iowa barn wedding venue located near the Nebraska border. You’ll fall in love with the scenic views of the Loess Hills, as well as the indoor and outdoor event spaces. You’ll love the stunning outdoor ceremony area (indoor ceremony space is also available), as well as the climate-controlled barn, with a capacity of 300 guests. There’s a bride’s loft and groom’s suite for all of your getting-ready fun, and rentals and bar services are provided.