JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

5350 East Marriott Drive, Phoenix, Arizona 85054 USA
+1 480-293-5000

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Special Events and Occasions

Where the elements come together to create a magical and memorable setting, the JW Marriott Desert Ridge is the perfect location for your special day. Enjoy access to our all-inclusive Phoenix wedding experience. You and your guests can enjoy luxurious guest rooms, pools, various restaurants, a full-service spa and salon and two award-winning golf courses offered by our Phoenix wedding venue.

  • 29

    Event Rooms

  • 22,399 sq m

    Total Event Space

  • 4,000

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 60

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

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Weddings at Our Hotel

Plan the Phoenix destination wedding of your dreams at our JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort. Our resort boasts a variety of unique and customizable ceremony surroundings. Our team of Certified Wedding Planners awaits your direction to create a magical and unforgettable Phoenix wedding.

Resort Accommodations

Rest assured that out-of-town guests will find plenty to do while attending your Phoenix wedding. When not relaxing in one of our guest rooms, visitors can rejuvenate at Revive Spa, play a round of golf at the Wildfire course, dine at one of our 10 restaurants, play tennis or swim in sparkling pools.

Rehearsal Dinners

Savor every bit and sip of your rehearsal dinner at any of our onsite restaurants. Favorites include our Southwest Elegance and Four Peaks Brewery menus. Served buffet-style, both options allow family and friends the ability to mingle in a relaxed atmosphere prior to your Phoenix destination wedding.

Picture Perfect Venues


Isle of Capri

Imagine saying "I do" on the Isle of Capri, a fairytale island with distinguished columns, blooming flowers, swaying trees and the soothing sound of a splashing fountain. Located on the south side of the resort and featuring two bridges, ideal for a grand entrance by the bridal party.

Ballroom Lawn

Our Ballroom Lawn, offering picturesque views of the Sonoran Mountains, combines lush green lawns with a cement path for the bride to walk down. This ceremony location is ideally located adjacent to our Wildflower Terrace and Ballroom, where the reception may be held.

Sunset Lawn

Enjoy a beautiful combination of lawn and terrace space at our scenic wedding venue in Phoenix. Soft, romantic gas lamp lighting and relaxing, lounge-style furniture make the Sunset Lawn a great place for larger weddings taking place in the lower Grand Ballrooms.

Grand Ballrooms

Personalize any of our three grand ballrooms for a dream wedding of any size. This wedding venue in Phoenix boasts 84,000 square feet of space and an elegant foyer that is ideal for indoor cocktail receptions throughout the year.

Wildflower Ballroom

Make it an intimate affair in our Wildflower Ballroom, great for parties of 50 to 175 guests. The lower ceilings create a cozy atmosphere, while the terrace provides a convenient place for guests to enjoy the picturesque scenery.

Wildflower Terrace

Add a touch of ambiance and romance to the evening with twinkling string lights on the private Wildflower Terrace overlooking the Ballroom Lawn and Sonoran Mountains. Each space of our wedding venue in Phoenix is created to be magical and memorable.

Sage Court

Enjoy your oasis in the desert at the Sage Court. This tropical Phoenix wedding location abounds with greenery, colorful floral landscaping and a majestic waterfall, perfect for any ceremony backdrop.

About This Venue

  • Celebrate your love with a wedding in one of our sophisticated indoor and outdoor reception spaces

  • Our hotel showcases Phoenix's three largest ballrooms, as well as a stunning lawn and garden venues

  • Host an outdoor reception in the exquisite Desert Botanical Garden, which boasts picturesque views

  • Enhance your occasion with customized catering, including a cake crafted by our in-house pastry chef

  • Trust our expert staff to help with everything from venue décor to pre-wedding pampering at our spa

  • Delight your guests with our luxury accommodations, thoughtful amenities and superb Phoenix location

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Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

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Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Capacity

Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • Grand Canyon Salons 1-5 and 9-13 (each)
  • 11.6x7.6x6.4
  • 92
  • 100
  • 56
  • 25
  • 35
  • 100
  • 60
  • Grand Canyon Salon 6, 7, 8 (each)
  • 18.3x39x7.3
  • 722
  • 600
  • 450
  • 50
  • 50
  • 700
  • 550
  • Grand Canyon Salons 1-5 (Combined)
  • 39x11.6x6.4
  • 461
  • 500
  • 300
  • 50
  • 50
  • 550
  • 330
  • Grand Canyon Salons 9-13 (Combined)
  • 39x11.6x6.4
  • 461
  • 500
  • 300
  • 50
  • 50
  • 550
  • 330
  • The Grand Canyon Foyer
  • 86.9x10.1x5.2
  • 874
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 500
  •  
  • The Grand Sonoran Ballroom
  • 69.5x34.7x7.3
  • 2,415
  • 2500
  • 1400
  •  
  •  
  • 2900
  • 1800
  • Grand Sonoran Salons A-D and H-K (each)
  • 11.9x8.5x6.4
  • 103
  • 110
  • 56
  • 25
  • 35
  • 100
  • 60
  • Grand Sonoran Salons E, F, G (each)
  • 15.2x34.7x7.3
  • 530
  • 550
  • 300
  • 50
  • 50
  • 600
  • 400
  • Grand Sonoran Salons A-D (Combined)
  • 11.9x34.7x6.4
  • 413
  • 450
  • 250
  • 50
  • 50
  • 450
  • 300
  • Grand Sonoran Salons H-K (Combined)
  • 11.9x34.7x6.4
  • 413
  • 450
  • 250
  • 50
  • 50
  • 450
  • 300
  • The Grand Sonoran Foyer
  • 69.5x10.1x5.2
  • 699
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 500
  •  
  • Grand Saguaro Ballroom
  • 67.7x33.5x6.4
  • 2,269
  • 2350
  • 1400
  •  
  •  
  • 2750
  • 1700
  • Grand Saguaro Salon North
  • 22.6x33.5x6.4
  • 756
  • 800
  • 450
  •  
  •  
  • 750
  • 540
  • Grand Saguaro Salon South
  • 22.6x33.5x6.4
  • 756
  • 800
  • 450
  •  
  •  
  • 750
  • 540
  • Grand Saguaro Salon East and Salon West (each)
  • 22.6x16.8x6.4
  • 378
  • 420
  • 230
  •  
  •  
  • 400
  • 280
  • Grand Saguaro Salons East and West (combined)
  • 33.5x22.6x5.2
  • 756
  • 760
  • 420
  •  
  •  
  • 750
  • 540
  • Grand Saguaro Salons North and South (combined)
  • 33.5x45.1x5.2
  • 1,512
  • 1700
  • 1000
  •  
  •  
  • 1200
  • 1170
  • Grand Saguaro Foyer
  • 75.6x9.8x5.2
  • 737
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 500
  •  
  • Grand Saguaro Office
  • 0x0x0
  • 27
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Wildflower Ballroom
  • 15.5x32x5.2
  • 498
  • 540
  • 300
  • 50
  • 50
  • 550
  • 360
  • Wildflower A and C (each)
  • 15.5x10.1x5.2
  • 160
  • 125
  • 85
  • 30
  • 40
  • 150
  • 120
  • Wildflower B
  • 11.3x15.5x5.2
  • 179
  • 175
  • 110
  • 30
  • 45
  • 175
  • 120
  • Wildflower Foyer
  • 31.7x5.2x6.1
  • 165
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 150
  •  
  • Pinnacle Peak 1
  • 14.9x8.2x3
  • 124
  • 120
  • 75
  • 36
  • 36
  • 110
  • 80
  • Pinnacle Peak 2
  • 14.9x8.2x3
  • 124
  • 120
  • 75
  • 36
  • 36
  • 110
  • 80
  • Pinnacle Peak 3
  • 14.9x8.2x3
  • 124
  • 120
  • 75
  • 36
  • 36
  • 110
  • 80
  • The Grand Canyon Ballroom
  • 78.6x39x7
  • 3,086
  • 3000
  • 1900
  •  
  •  
  • 4000
  • 2200
  • President's Boardroom
  • 8.2x8.2x3.4
  • 68
  • 50
  • 32
  • 20
  • 20
  • 50
  • 40
  • Desert Conference Suites 3-5 or 4-6 (combined)
  • 25x7.6x3.4
  • 190
  • 140
  • 90
  • 60
  • 66
  • 200
  • 140
  • Registration Desk East
  • 5x0.8x1.2
  • 6
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Registration Desk North
  • 6.7x0.8x1.2
  • 8
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Registration Desk South
  • 5.6x0.8x1.2
  • 7
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Ballroom Lawn
  • 0x0x0
  • 1,775
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1800
  • 1000
  • Desert Botanical Garden
  • 0x0x0
  • 595
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 150
  • 100
  • Tierra Madre
  • 0x0x0
  • 1,858
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 2150
  • 1200
  • Sage Court
  • 0x0x0
  • 929
  • 300
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 500
  • 350
  • Isle of Capri
  • 0x0x0
  • 388
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 200
  • 125
  • Isla del Sol
  • 0x0x0
  • 399
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 150
  • 100
  • Chairman's Boardroom
  • 8.2x8.2x3.4
  • 68
  • 50
  • 32
  • 20
  • 20
  • 50
  • 40
  • Desert Conference Suites 1-8
  • 12.5x8.5x3.4
  • 96
  • 60
  • 48
  • 30
  • 36
  • 100
  • 60
  • Desert Kivas
  • 0x0x0
  • 2,323
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 900
  • 700
  • Clubhouse Green
  • 0x0x0
  • 214
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 250
  • 180
  • The Wildflower Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 251
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 200
  • 120
  • Sunset Lawn
  • 0x0x0
  • 1,579
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1000
  • 700
  • Sunset Terrace
  • 0x0x0
  • 186
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 225
  • 180

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

Conference and Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

Setup Example

Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Setup Example

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

Services and Facilities

Catering

Coffee Break Lunch Afternoon Break Reception Dinner

Specialty Services

Specialty lighting services available
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