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Gering Civic Center event space decorated for a wedding

Gering's 26,250 square foot facility seats up to 1150 people and hosts Conventions, Wedding Receptions, Meetings and all Special Occasions! We have a full service on-site caterer, The Meat Shoppe, a full service bar, and of course, the Full Size Chocolate Fountain!

The Gering Civic Center, located on the Old Oregon Trail, and right in the heart of Downtown Gering, has the professional staff to assist in event planning and menu selection. Our years of expertise and experience will enhance your event before and during! In 2021, The Civic Center completed an update. The new bathrooms, carpet, color schemes and projectors have Us poised for many years to come. 

The Gering Civic Center does NOT charge a gratuity fee  or service fee with food purchased, providing a substantial cost savings for your meeting. Audio-Visual requirements are provided free of charge, for all conference and larger meeting groups, including our in-ceiling projectors, wireless high-speed internet and 36 speaker in-ceiling sound system.

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Relax! We do all the work and you receive the praise!

The Gering Civic Center is Western Nebraska's premier 26,000 square foot multi-function conference and meeting facility. The Grand Ballroom is the perfect setting to accommodate groups up to 1100 people in theatre style seating. The Grand Ballroom may be divided into six individual rooms, with a total of eight (8) meeting rooms available in the Center.

The Meat Shoppe, Inc., with 38 years of experience, provides the on-site catering needs.

We use many unique venues for off-site events. Gering boasts some of the best views of the North Platte River valley and  showcased best at the Five Rocks Amphitheater. With the five unique rock formations surrounding the venue, which hosts summer concerts, the  Amphitheater provides a unique and beautiful setting for cocktail receptions, chuck wagon cookouts and evening musical performances for conference attendees. With Scotts Bluff National Monument providing the backdrop, Monument Shadows Golf Course offers Gering's challenging and beautiful 18-hole golf course.

interior map of Gering Civic Center

The Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau is housed in the Gering Civic Center, and the Bureau stands ready to "lighten the load" and making the planners' job a little easier before, during and after their stay in Gering. We look forward to helping you plan and organize your convention or meeting. We pledge our unyielding dedication to service and all the attention to detail you deserve, when you choose: Gering: West Nebraska's Great Escape!

The Monument Inn and Suites, adjacent to the Civic Center, offers the finest in room amenities, in beautifully appointed suites and deluxe queen rooms and The New Cobblestone Inn and Suites, located across the street.