River's Edge Pavilion
The River’s Edge Pavilion at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park is located at the foot of the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge on the Iowa side of the Missouri River, 4250 River’s Edge Parkway. The Pavilion offers a unique combination of both indoor and outdoor rental space for business meetings, birthday parties, weddings, receptions, reunions, graduations and other activities.
The 1st floor rental space features a full-length glass wall and glass doors offering a spectacular view of Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park, the Missouri River, the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge and the Omaha skyline.
One of the Pavilion’s most unique elements is its Rooftop Deck. This deck is open to the public but is also available for rental either independently or as part of other rental spaces. The surrounding area provides a public restroom, green spaces, a paved plaza and water play features. These elements are open to the public and available for the use of both the public and Pavilion renters.
1st Floor Meeting Room/Decks/Furniture/AV Equipment:
Rental of the 1st floor indoor space is available year-round. The room is heated and air-conditioned. It occupies approximately 1,000 square-feet that will accommodate 68 occupants. Renters of this room also receive the exclusive use of the 1st floor decks surrounding the Pavilion. These decks occupy approximately 2,000 square-feet and accommodate approximately 125 people. The 1st floor indoor space includes tables and chairs, a catering kitchen with refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave and private restrooms. The room is equipped with an AV system that includes a computer and a 60” television.
The Pavilion offers a unique rooftop deck. Access to the rooftop is available from two stairways and an elevator. The Rooftop Deck is available to rent for all manner of outdoor events and activities. The public restroom located below are available for Rooftop Deck events. The Rooftop has an occupancy of approximately 122 people. The deck is uncovered and its use is therefore dependent on weather conditions.
Permittees have the option of renting both the 1st Floor Room/Decks together with the Rooftop Deck. Such rentals provide reserved use of all the elements available in each area. Considering both the indoor and outdoor spaces, the Pavilion becomes a 5,000 square-foot venue available for rent, with a maximum capacity of 315 occupants. For larger events, a paved plaza and the performance lawn are located in front of the Pavilion.