If you’re getting married in the Cornhusker State, you might be dreaming of an outdoor wedding venue in the Omaha area. Fortunately, there are lots of outdoor wedding venues near Lincoln and Omaha, NE, whether you’re looking for an event space in the city, or in a more rural area nearby. Turns out the Omaha area offers everything from barns and wineries to golf clubs, parks, banquet halls, and even a castle! Whatever your style may be, there’s sure to be an outdoor wedding venue in the Omaha area to fit your vision.
Check out some of our favorite outdoor wedding venues in Omaha, Nebraska and its surrounding area.
Bodega Victoriana Winery and Wedding Barn
This Victorian farm and winery in Glenwood, Iowa (less than 30 minutes outside of Omaha) is ideal for couples looking for an outdoor wedding venue near Omaha that combines rustic charm with romantic elegance. There are two scenic outdoor spaces to choose from, the lovely vineyard pergola or the waterside site with the winery’s pond as your backdrop. For receptions, the 6,800 square foot, 122-year-old post and beam barn is ideal for events of up to 250 guests. Your photographer will also love the variety of gorgeous portrait backdrops at this stunning winery.
Another romantic outdoor wedding venue near Omaha, this Italian-inspired event space can host weddings and events of up to 400 guests. Situated on eight lush acres in Glenwood, Iowa, this vineyard has a truly special outdoor ceremony space, with an antique wrought iron fence framing the Loess Hills and vineyard below as your backdrop. The Reception Hall has a historic European feel that’s quite unique for the area. As an added bonus, the full-service venue can provide rentals, wedding coordination, bar services, and more to help make your planning process smooth and easy.
Hidden Valley Golf Club
Golf and country clubs are among our favorite outdoor wedding venues in Lincoln, NE, as they offer both gorgeous landscapes and convenient in-house services and amenities. Host your ceremony underneath the majestic oak tree, with a reception following inside the Valley Oak Room, which can accommodate up to 180 guests for a seated dinner. This reception space features a cozy fireplace, as well as an outdoor covered balcony, ideal for cocktail hour. Hidden Valley Golf Club offers all-inclusive wedding packages, meaning catering, rentals, and other services are handled in-house.
Field Club of Omaha
If you’re looking for an outdoor wedding venue in Omaha proper, the Field Club of Omaha is one of our favorites. We love the tree-lined space ideal for outdoor ceremonies, as well as the well-appointed, complete with vaulted ceilings, built-in cherry wood dance floor, lovely views of the golf course, and outdoor veranda. The space can accommodate up to 325 guests. There are also several smaller rooms for more intimate weddings or other events, such as bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. This is an all-inclusive event venue, so catering, bar services, and rentals are all provided.
Roca Berry Farm
This outdoor wedding venue located 20 minutes south of Lincoln features two barns on site, both ideal for rustic wedding celebrations. We love the outdoor space near the farm’s charming creek for ceremonies, with wedding receptions following inside one of the barns. The 3,700 square foot Creekside Barn features weathered wood walls, hand-carved entrance doors, chandeliers, vintage lanterns, and a 1,000 square foot deck overlooking the creek. There’s also the Pioneer Event Barn, with 4,000 square foot of event space, and a fenced-in garden. Each barn can host weddings and events of up to 250 guests.
Couples hoping to wed in a relaxed setting surrounded by nature should definitely check out this outdoor wedding venue near Omaha. Set on 26 acres of shaded green space, you can host your ceremony outdoors, followed by a reception inside the 6,000 square foot lodge, first built in the 1930s. You’ll fall in love with the 3,000 square foot patio—an ideal spot for dancing. We love this venue’s flexibility, as it allows couples to bring in the caterer and vendors of your choice. And for unique post-wedding accommodations, Falconwood Park offers camping and glamping sites.
A View in Fontenelle Hills
Located in Omaha, this outdoor venue provides a convenient and stylish space for a romantic special day. Host your ceremony on the outdoor patio, overlooking the golf course and the pool. Then enjoy cocktail hour around the pool, followed up a reception for up to 200 guests inside the event center complete floor-to-ceiling windows. At this venue, you may choose between several approved caterers, and bar services, rentals, and other amenities are provided.
Unicorns are totally trending right now, so what could be more amazing and on-trend than a venue called Castle Unicorn? This outdoor wedding venue, located just 25 minutes outside of Omaha in Pacific Junction, Iowa, is a 400-acre estate in the Loess Hills. The Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue offers an outdoor ceremony space surrounded by lush trees, as well as a pavilion-style reception space, with room for up to 275 guests. You’ll love the unique architecture (particularly the brick and wrought iron front gate!), ideal for wedding portraits. This is an all-inclusive wedding venue, so catering, rentals, and other services are provided.
Lied Lodge & Conference Center
If you’re dreaming of a destination wedding, but want to stay closer to home, this resort in Nebraska City is definitely worth checking out. There are several outdoor and indoor event spaces to choose from, including the scenic Hazelnut Lawn and charming heart-shaped lawn at Arbor Lodge Historical State Park for ceremonies, and the rustic Historic Morton Barns, cozy Steinhart Lodge, and modern Rosenow Room for receptions. The largest space, the Historic Morton Barns, can host weddings of up to 350 guests. Not only does this all-inclusive venue provide catering, but your guests can all stay on premises for the ultimate action-packed wedding weekend.
Prairie Crossing Vineyard and Winery
This outdoor wedding venue near Omaha is located atop a hill, providing beautiful views of the countryside and vineyard for your special day. Host your ceremony in the outdoor gazebo overlooking the vines, with a reception inside the venue or even outdoors, if weather allows. This Couples’ Choice Award winning venue can accommodate up to 200 guests, and can also host events such as rehearsal dinners, showers, engagement parties, and more.
The Leadership Center
For couples who would like to host their entire wedding weekend in one place, this event venue, located an hour outside Omaha in Aurora, is ideal. All of your guests can stay on-site, and there are several charming locations to host your special day. Exchange vows on the 43 acres of gorgeous property, and then enjoy dinner and dancing inside the Mather Rooms. This all-inclusive venue can host weddings of up to 350 guests, along with pre- and post-wedding events.