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9 Best Phoenix Resorts for Your Weekend Wedding Celebration

By Morgan Monaghan, Marketing Associate

We love the iconic Phoenix landscape — mountains, deserts, and city skylines — and we can not get enough. Whether you’re looking for massive ballrooms to deck out in your favorite décor or an intimate garden to cozy up for an evening with a smaller bunch, we’ve found the spot for you. Wedding venues in Phoenix offer perfect spaces for memorable celebrations of all styles and sizes. 

For a private spot with an expansive ballroom...

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Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

This four-diamond resort is the pinnacle of luxury, with an amazing location at the foot of South Mountain Preserve, allowing for maximum privacy. Aside from the stunning surroundings, Arizona Grand Resort & Spa houses an incredible 12,000 feet of flexible event space, ranging from the gorgeous patio adjacent to the rolling green landscape to an expansive ballroom that entertains over 1,500 people. 

Island Green Capacity: 250 (seated) –  360 (standing)

Oasis Capacity: 780 (seated) – 1115 (standing) 

Grand Ballroom Capacity: 1200 (seated) – 1600 (standing) 

 

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For a lush space with hacienda-style...

Boojum Tree Hidden Garden outdoor wedding venue
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Boojum Tree Hidden Garden

This gorgeous hidden garden-esque hotel is brought to life with décor that intersperses vintage pieces, earthy elements, and greenery. We love the outdoor spaces, especially the way that trees of many kinds, surround the venue in a forested fashion and the understated elegance of the property with fountains and fairy lights that create a magical feel. 

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For a luxurious tropical vibe...

pool at Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort
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Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort

Picturesque lawns, tropical pool decks and light stone exteriors heavily influenced by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright are just a few of our favorite elements of this elegant venue. With 200,000 square feet of event space, the Arizona Biltmore has lots of variety for gorgeous events. We especially love the Terrace Court, an outdoor space that allows for views of the gorgeous architecture, craggy mountains, and  manicured lawns.

Terrace Court Capacity: 60 (seated) – 60 (standing) 

Aztec Room/Patio Capacity: 490 (seated) – 350 (standing)

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For a variety of event spaces in one beautiful location...

walkway at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
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JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

The lawns of the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa feel like an oasis surrounded by gorgeous mountains in the distance. The Ballroom Lawn houses lush greenery that contrasts with its surroundings. The interior is equally as gorgeous as the exterior, housing three of the largest ballrooms in phoenix, the Grand Canyon Ballroom holding four thousand people, and equipped to handle the largest of celebrations.

Grand Canyon Ballroom Capacity: 2,220 (seated) – 4,000 (standing) 

Ballroom Lawn Capacity: 1,000 (seated) – 1,800 (standing) 

 

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For delectable fare in a modern venue...

dining table at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix offers modern style and elegance to celebrations on its property. Sleek finishes are found throughout all its event spaces, which elevate any celebration while allowing room for hosts to add their own touches and décor to make every event personal. Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails goes above and beyond to provide food to match the scenery, making the most delectable plates for any soiree. 

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For an earthy space against a magical mountain backdrop...

outdoor dining area at Royal Palms Resort & Spa Phoenix
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Royal Palms Resort & Spa Phoenix

This alluring venue is home to some of the most dazzling event spaces in Phoenix, and we love all of them. From the traditional Palmera Salon with its glowing fireplace and dark wooden features to the Alegria Garden, which embodies a more earthy vibe with colorful flowers and citrus trees surrounding the premise, there’s a spot for every beautiful event.

Palmera Salon Capacity: 100 (seated) -100 (standing) 

Alegria Garden Capacity: 120 (seated) – 120 (standing) 

Estrella Salon Capacity: 150 (seated) -150 (standing) 

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For desert vistas in a resort that marries with nature...

Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
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Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

The desert vistas seem to never end at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs and Resort, nestled perfectly in the midst of the mountains. Embracing the desert experience, this venue is built into the landscape, with waterfalls rushing between buildings creating a natural water feature. The indoor spaces are just as magnificent, with elegant high ceilings and massive spaces for grand celebrations. 

Highland Capacity: 1200 (seated) – 1200 (standing)

 

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For indoor and outdoor spaces that carry a natural vibe...

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa
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Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa

Bringing the outdoors in is the motto of the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa. The lobby houses boulders stacked atop each other for a truly striking sight upon entry. Floor-to-ceiling windows shimmy right up to the edge of a river, giving the indoor spaces a natural infinity pool vibe. The indoor event spaces offer the same natural feeling while the outdoor spaces give way to unique trees and other plant life. 

Komatke Ballroom Capacity: 980 (seated) – 1,500 (standing)  

Akimel Grand Ballroom Capacity: 1,300 (seated) -1,500 (standing)

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For a chic aesthetic with beautifully-manicured outdoor spaces...

wedding ceremony venue at The Camby, Autograph Collection
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The Camby, Autograph Collection

The Cambry provides a chic minimal style and 11 event spaces to choose from. We especially love the rooftop pool and bar that gives us outdoor nightclub vibes. The Camby Ballroom boasts lovely crystal chandeliers and recessed ceiling elements, while the Grove Patio offers a  beautiful covered space with manicured landscaping for an elegant celebration.

Grove Patio Capacity: 120 (seated) -120 (standing) 

The Camby Ballroom Capacity: 550 (seated) – 650 (standing)

 

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