Weddings & Receptions
Nearly 1,000 couples have begun their special day at the Thompson Alumni Center, Omaha’s unique setting for outdoor weddings, elegant receptions, and memories to last a lifetime. Features include:
- Landscaped grounds with a canopy of trees forming an “outdoor cathedral”
- Special spaces to meet every wedding need
- Affordable rates
- Delicious fare and outstanding service from Catering Creations
- Professional event staff to make your wedding day unforgettable
The TAC is one of Omaha’s premier locations for outdoor weddings, featuring a canopy of majestic trees that form an “outdoor cathedral,” unique in area and ideal for wedding ceremonies.
Hundreds of happy couples have been married on our beautifully landscaped grounds, which includes smaller ornamentals, wooden benches and a winding, paved walkway. The grounds adjoin our spacious brick patio and can accommodate up to 300 guests in theater-style seating.
The Thompson Alumni Center provides classic white wedding chairs, an 8-foot white arbor and an outdoor sound system to make your planning process simple and your wedding absolutely elegant.
Our outdoor wedding experience includes one of our ballrooms as an option in case of inclement weather.
Learn more about the Thompson Alumni Center outdoor space.
The Thompson Alumni Center (TAC) offers everything you need to make your special day unforgettable. Our inviting atmosphere, and affordable, all-inclusive rates make the TAC an unrivaled setting for distinctive receptions and memories to last a lifetime. When you plan your wedding celebration at the TAC, it is truly your special time and only yours. The entire first floor of the building, second floor dressing rooms, patio, outdoor grounds and the veranda are yours during your entire scheduled event.
The Thompson Alumni Center décor goes beyond the ordinary, beginning at the entrance with a columned portico and continuing throughout the entire building with a distinctively classic and also modern feel.
Cocktail receptions on our adjacent patio are very popular. We offer two ballrooms which can accommodate 250 guest each, large ready rooms for brides and grooms and no other event is ever scheduled during your wedding reservation.
Catering Creations is the Thompson Alumni Center’s exclusive caterer. All food and beverage service is expertly provided by Catering Creations, including alcoholic beverages. Catering Creations provides expert event planners to assist you from start to finish, making your wedding celebration one to remember. Catering Creations can also provide assistance with table centerpieces. Many extras, including table linens, cloth napkins, tableware and professional serving staff are included in the catering price.
Sokol Concourse runs between the two ballrooms and is a beautiful, pre-function space that guests use throughout the evening.
Andersen Hospitality Room is where many couples place their buffet line. Opening by partition into Centennial Hall, it also can seat guests during increased attendance.
Severa Parlor Some couples host a cocktail reception in the Parlor prior to the main event. The room also can be used for additional dinner seating, accommodating up to 48 guests at round tables.
Contact the Thompson Alumni Center
If you think the Thompson Alumni Center is the ideal setting for your wedding reception, begin the rental process today by submitting a Reservation Inquiry form. Our staff will promptly answer your request according to your indicated preference—email, mail or phone. You are under no obligation by submitting the form.
You also can call 402.554.2444 or email Thompson Alumni Center Director Steven Summers at firstname.lastname@example.org or more information or to schedule a tour. Remember, prime dates often are reserved a year or more in advance.
Make your special day truly special — reserve the Thompson Alumni Center for an unforgettable event.