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We love getting to know people in our own community, and we're also open to clients from small towns and counties around us. We love to be an elegant event space for our friends in Lincoln, too!  Our goal as a full-service wedding and event venue is to create a beautiful vibe and to keep everything simple for you.

What do we mean by full-service? We mean that we do all of the heavy lifting prior to your event, including the room setup of tables and gold chiavari chairs with ivory cushions.  We place the table linens in your choice of ivory or black on every table prior to your arrival.  We also include bar staff in your rental price and whether or not you choose any other ala carte items or services, we work really hard to make sure that your entire event goes off without a hitch!

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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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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