Prairie Loft has space available for meetings, meals, retreats, birthday parties and other group events. If you are looking for a unique space in a beautiful setting, Prairie Loft may be the place!

Please download information below about booking Prairie Loft for your event. If you have questions after reading the policies and info, please contact us to find out more.


The basic fees for rental of Prairie Loft Center facilities are below. These fees include a non-refundable deposit. All fees and policies subject to change.

LOFT BARN (seats 50-200 people. Not available November-April)

        Additional fees apply for additional hours and amenities

$1,300 for full day Saturday, $600 for full day Sunday-Friday

        Full day Saturday rental includes Friday & Sunday hours

$100/hr for partial day


PAVILION (seats 10-35 people indoors. Additional patio seating available)

$300 for full day (up to 8 hours)

$100 for up to 3 hours

        Additional $50 per extra hour

PLEASE NOTE: Wedding availability is booked full for 2017 and 2018. Weekend dates may be available for small events. HALF DAY and WEEKDAY rental dates are widely available. 2019 booking will begin in October 2017.

Download the WEDDING Facility Rental Packet (up to 200 people)

Download the LARGE EVENT Packet (single day events in Loft Barn up to 200)

Download the PAVILION Facility Rental Packet (small gatherings)

Please review the facility use policies and information, then contact us via phone or email to check date availability (contact info below). Thanks for considering Prairie Loft for your event!

Mailing address: PO Box 1731, Hastings, NE 68902

Physical address (no mail here, please): 4705 DLD Rd, Hastings, NE.  map

Questions? Please contact Program Director Lorna Zajack at or 402-463-0565. We look forward to working with you!


Prairie Loft Facility Rental

Keep it Simple!

We encourage wise use of natural resources at Prairie Loft. Here are some ideas to help you “green” your event and reduce waste and hassle!

  1. Carefully consider the amount of material that will go to the landfill after your event. Plan for minimal waste!

  2. Send invitations using paper with recycled content

  3. Choose locally grown, seasonal flowers

  4. Keep decorations natural and simple

  5. Get creative with natural or recycled decorations

  6. Borrow friends’ decorations, doodads, etc.

  7. Serve seasonal, local food

  8. Encourage guests to carpool

  9. Register for gifts with environmentally responsible retailers

  10. Join the “Prairie Loft Weddings” Facebook Group to share ideas, resources, and supplies with other event planners!

Search the web for ideas about saving energy and money at events and celebrations. Get creative, share resources, and have a great party!



Loft Barn

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Pavilion Interior

Pavilion Patio

Loft Barn

Loft Barn