Meetings & Events Beyond Imagination


Newly transformed, discover 316 acres immersed in the vibrant serenity of the Sonoran Desert, featuring 240,000 square feet of dynamic indoor and outdoor venues—all setting the stage for unforgettable meetings and events. Our skilled meeting professionals and award-winning catering team will see to every detail to ensure your event is truly beyond anything you can imagine.


Event Rooms

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Breakout Rooms

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Ballroom Foyer

A Luxurious Evolution in Group Hospitality

Inspire your colleagues in the versatile meeting and event venues at our hotel in Phoenix

Our contemporary meeting facilities include the city's three largest ballrooms and two boardrooms.
Organize a small seminar in one of our more intimate venues or a grand gala for up to 4,000.
All of our meeting venues feature high-speed internet access and cutting-edge audiovisual technology
Our skilled professionals will see to it that every detail of your event is executed perfectly
Get more done in the same amount of time by booking one of our 60 breakout rooms

Exceptional Meeting Venues

Phoeniz Meeting Room

Unforgettable Event Planning

Awash in awe-inspiring views, bespoke service, state-of-the-art facilities and extraordinary amenities, let us help you plan a meaningful event.

Ballroom Foyer

Inspiring Event Spaces

From intimate conference room settings to Arizona's largest banquet hall, the Grand Canyon Ballroom, our award-winning resort offers 240,000 square feet of North Phoenix meeting space.

Desert Conference Suite

Business Events & Meetings Overview

Enjoy AAA four-diamond luxury, state-of-the-art technology and bespoke service with the breathtaking Sonoran Desert and some of the most elegant event venues and meeting spaces in Phoenix as your backdrop.


Memorable Culinary Experiences

Our Gold Platter-winning chefs ignite the appetite for the exceptional with event menus crafted to delight the palate featuring fresh, authentic cuisine that celebrates local tastes and overall well-being.

Grand Canyon Ballroom

Productivity-Enhancing Services & Technology

Our professional team of event planners and service staff will work to ensure your meeting is distinctive and flawless in execution, from room setups and special services to presentation perfection from our in-house audiovisual company.


Event Types

Whether you're planning a trade show, business retreat, grand event or intimate gathering, discover the flexible spaces and creative choices that will make your event a standout success.

Car Rentals

Need a vehicle during your visit? Check out our preferred partner, Go Rentals, offering the best selection of vehicles and the only in-terminal airport car delivery service.


Weddings and Special Occasions

Celebrate your love with a wedding in one of our sophisticated indoor and outdoor venues in Phoenix

Our resort showcases the city's three largest ballrooms, as well as a scenic lawn and garden venues.
Enhance your event with personalized catering, including a cake crafted by our in-house pastry chef.
Our state-of-the-art facilities and amenities make for an unforgettable event
Whether it's an intimate event or a grand celebration, our hotel has the perfect venue space
Plan the destination wedding of your dreams with our customized signature wedding services

Say “I Do” to Unforgettable Moments

If creating magical wedding memories is part of the vision for your dream day, you’re in the right place. From luxurious, newly transformed guest rooms, an expansive pool complex and decadent dining options to a full-service spa and salon and two award-winning golf courses, your wedding at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Awe-Inspiring Venues

Our sophisticated indoor and outdoor reception spaces become the perfect backdrop to celebrate your love. With three of Arizona’s largest ballrooms, as well as stunning lawn and garden venues, the photo-ops are endless.

For the Love of Food

Personalize your special day with custom menus created just for you by our wedding catering team. Enhance your special occasion with a cake crafted by our in-house pastry chef.

Worry-Free Wedding Planning

Relax in the knowledge that our certified wedding planners and experienced catering managers are here to ensure a carefree planning process so you can focus on what really matters––your love.

JW Signature Weddings

Plan the destination wedding of your dreams at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, immersed in the beauty of our Sonoran Desert backdrop and a variety of unique and customizable ceremony surroundings. Our team awaits your direction to create a magically unforgettable day.


Resort Accommodations

Rest assured that out-of-town guests will find plenty to do while attending your celebration. When not relaxing in one of our newly remodeled guest rooms, visitors can rejuvenate at Revive Spa, play a round of golf, discover delicious dining, play tennis or pickleball, swim in sparkling pools and so much more.

Pool lined with cabanas and chairs

Rehearsal Dinners

Savor every bite and sip of your rehearsal dinner prepared by the chefs at one of our onsite restaurants at the venue of your choice. 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 the big day.

Sea Bass

Green Initiative

At JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, we are committed to reducing our environmental impacts, practicing responsible hospitality management, and integrating sustainability throughout our property.

Chef Garden
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 on the Sunset Lawn. Soft, romantic gas lamp lighting and relaxing, lounge-style furniture make it 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 adjacent terrace provides a convenient, open-air 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 McDowell Mountains, creating a magical and memorable venue for the celebration of your love.

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.

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