River's Edge Pavilion

The River’s Edge Pavilion 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.

Please call our office at 712-890-5291 to schedule a walk-through of River's Edge Pavilion. For information, pricing, and reservations of River's Edge Pavilion, please visit the Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation CivicRec online portal. 

The River's Edge Pavilion rental space offers a spectacular view of Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park, the Missouri River, the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, and the Omaha skyline.

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 River's Edge Pavilion renters.
View at River's Edge

1st Floor Meeting Room


The Pavilion's 1st Floor Meeting Room is approximately 1,000 square-feet and accommodates 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 a refrigerator, dishwasher, and microwave, and private restrooms. The room is equipped with an AV system that includes a computer and a 60” television.

Rooftop Deck


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. The Rooftop has an occupancy of 122 people. The deck is uncovered and its use is therefore dependent on weather conditions.

Entire Facility


Permittees have the option of renting both the 1st Floor Room and 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.