music & Event venue
Crete, nebraska

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presenting the best local & regional artists


. . . because you care about having nice things, creating a vibe and keeping it simple.

Why The 1206?

Justin, is a professional musician and books all of the Live Music in their space and Elayne has a decade of experience in the wedding industry as a professional wedding photographer. She has been helping plan and coordinate wedding days for a really long time! Elayne LOVES to use her expertise to help make your wedding day or your private event unique special and worry free! 

After marrying my amazingly talented husband a few years ago, we started dreaming about using our collective talents to create a beautiful event space and music venue in our small town!

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Justin + Elayne

Ripley nelson - bride

"Highly recommend this place for any events you have! We had our wedding reception here and it was absolutely perfect. The space itself is so gorgeous with brick walls and wooden floors. 

Nothing in Crete compares to this place! Not only is it beautiful but Elayne is so helpful and did a wonderful job. I put my complete trust into her and she did not disappoint!!"


We hosted a large graduation event with 6 families and probably 300 stopping in throughout the night.

The venue was beautiful and the service impeccable. It was so nice to actually enjoy the evening rather than worry about the details - or the cleanup. Thank you!

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The best way to see just how special The 1206 is, is to come experience it yourself!  We are happy to work with your schedule to meet for a tour of the space, the bridal suite down the street and even stop in for a coffee at our coffee shop, if we meet during their business hours!  I'm excited to meet you!

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