Glendale, Arizona is located in Arizona’s scenic West Valley, northwest of Phoenix. Glendale, known as “Arizona’s Antique Capital,” is a charming historic city with over 100 antique stores. The area offers something for everyone with outdoor adventures, fine dining, great shopping, golf, 40 miles of hiking trails and over 100 miles of bike trails. More information about Glendale.
Arrowhead Country Club
19888 North 73rd Avenue, Glendale
Arrowhead Country Club has an 18-hole championship golf course, a 33,000 square feet health club with a fitness center, tennis courts, and pools, and a beautiful clubhouse with a restaurant. The club can host all sorts of events including weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, bar mitzvahs, reunions, graduations, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, bridal and baby showers, and corporate events. Meeting rooms are available for groups with up to 300 people.
9824 W. Camelback Road, Glendale
Comfort Inn Suites in Glendale is conveniently located near the University of Phoenix Stadium. The hotel has 100 guestrooms, a fitness center, a pool and a hot tub. The Ballroom is 1,922 square feet and can accommodate up to 214 people. The Grand Salon is 1,680 square feet and can accommodate up to 187 people. The Stadium and Arena Room are 961 square feet each and can accommodate up to 107 people each. The Executive Boardroom is 260 square feet and can accommodate up to 38 people.
Desert Mirage Golf Course
8710 W. Maryland Ave, Glendale
Desert Mirage Golf Course is a public golf course located two blocks east of the Westgate City Center. The course offers a restaurant, a pro shop and lessons. Desert Mirage Golf Course can host all sorts of special events.
Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center
5600 W. Union Hills Dr, Glendale
Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center offers multiple rooms to suit all sorts of events. The 3,000 square feet Coyote Room is ideal for weddings, receptions and banquets. The room offers a state-of-the-art sound system, projector, screen and catering kitchen. The room can also be divided for smaller events. The 2,000 square feet dividable Bobcat Room provides a professional setting for business conferences and seminars. The 450 square feet Gecko and Raven Rooms can be rented for smaller celebrations and can be combined to create a 900 square feet room. The 750 square feet Squirrel and Jackrabbit Rooms are also available for events. Tables and chairs are included with rentals. Additional equipment is available.
Glendale Adult Center
5790 W. Brown St., Glendale
The Glendale Adult Center offers rotating art displays and multifunction meeting spaces. The 3,400 square feet Palo Verde Room has a full kitchen, a patio and a stage. The center also has general classrooms ranging from 580 to 990 square feet. Equipment, including a DVD player, a sound system, and a piano, is available to rent.
Glendale Civic Center
5750 West Glenn Drive, Glendale
The Glendale Civic Center has 33,800 square feet of event space. The Crowne Ballroom is 13,000 square feet and can be divided into six smaller rooms. The facility also has an executive boardroom and two spacious courtyard areas. The Annex Building has 3,800 square feet of event space including the dividable Diamond Ballroom, a boardroom, two meeting rooms, an Internet room and an outdoor patio.
Glendale Community Center
5401 W. Ocotillo Rd, Glendale
The Glendale Community Center has a 2,300 square feet multipurpose room available to rent for all sorts of events, including receptions, birthdays, anniversaries, graduation parties, banquets and more. The room can be divided in half for smaller functions. A kitchen is available for warming and reheating food by a licensed caterer or non-cooking food preparation and cleaning.
Glendale Woman’s Club
7032 N. 56th Ave, Glendale
The Glendale Woman’s Club is located in a 1913 historic craftsman bungalow in downtown Glendale. The chlubhouse is available to rent for all sorts of occasions including receptions, meetings and private parties. The clubhouse rental includes a wooden dance floor and stage, tables and chairs and a complete kitchen.
Hampton Inn and Suites
6630 N. 95th Avenue, Glendale
The Hampton Inn and Suites in Glendale is conveniently located near Phoenix and the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. The hotel has 149 guestrooms, a business center, a fitness center and a pool. The hotel has a 575 square feet meeting room that can accommodate up to 40 people.
Holiday Inn Express
9310 W. Cabela Drive, Glendale
The Holiday Inn Express is located across the street from the Westgate Shopping Center near historic downtown Glendale and the Wildlife World Zoo. The hotel has 96 guestrooms, a business center, a fitness center, a swimming pool and a hot tub. The hotel has a boardroom for meetings and events.
The Legends at Arrowhead
21027 N. 67th Ave, Glendale
The Legends at Arrowhead is an exquisite golf course with six lakes and palm trees. The course offers affordable tournament packages and is a great location for group outings and events. The Lakeside Grill offers a beautiful lakeside event pavilion for weddings and other events.
Marriott Residence Inn
7350 N. Zanjero Blvd, Glendale
The Marriott Residence Inn is conveniently located in Glendale near Phoenix attractions. The hotel has 126 guestrooms, a fitness center, a pool and a hot tub. The hotel’s Grand Canyon Room is 1,196 square feet and can accommodate up to 70 people. The Sonoran Room is 506 square feet. The Horizon and Canyon Rooms are each 300 square feet.
Marriott SpringHill Suites
7370 N. Zanjero Blvd, Glendale, AZ 85305
The Marriott SpringHill Suites is located near Phoenix attractions. The hotel has 120 guestrooms, a barbecue and picnic area, a fitness center, a pool, and a hot tub. The hotel has a 500 square feet conference room available for meetings with up to fifteen people.
5850 W. Glendale Ave, Glendale
Glendale Parks and Recreation reserves Ramadas for various Glendale Parks up to one year in advance. Sahuaro Ranch Park (59th Ave. and Mountain View Rd) has nine covered Ramadas that seat a maximum of 72 people per Ramada. The Ramadas have grills, serving areas and electrical receptacles. Western Area Regional Park (82nd Ave and Bethany Home Road) has ten covered Ramadas that seat a maximum of 72 people per Ramada. The Ramadas have grills, serving areas and electrical receptacles. Bonsall Park (59th Ave and Bethany Home Road) has three Ramadas that seat 48 people each and one Ramada that seats 32 people. Each Ramada has a grill. Foothills Park (19021 N. 57th Ave.) has six Ramadas with grills that seat 16 people each. O’Neil Park (6448 W. Missouri Ave) has one Ramada with two grills that seats a maximum of 48 people. Rose Lane Park (4917 W. Marlette Ave) has four Ramadas that seat 8 people each and one Ramada that seats 16. Each Ramada has a grill. Thunderbird Park (59th Ave. between Deer Valley and Pinnacle Peak Roads) has fourteen Ramadas that seat 16 people each and one Ramada that seats 48. Grills are on some of the Ramadas.
Quality Inn Glendale
7116 N. 59th Avenue, Glendale
The Quality Inn in Glendale is located minutes from the Glendale Community College and Luke Air Force Base, close to downtown Glendale and the Glendale Civic Center. The 84-guestroom hotel has an outdoor pool and hot tub. The hotel offers an 800 square feet room for meetings and conferences that can accommodate up to 67 people.
Quality Inn at Talavi
5511 W. Bell Road, Glendale
The Quality Inn at Talavi is located adjacent to the Honeywell International Inc and Bechtel Corporation facilities, near the Peoria Sports Complex, the Arrowhead Town Center Mall, and other Glendale and Phoenix area attractions. The 74-guestroom hotel has an outdoor heated pool. The hotel is business friendly with a meeting room available.
Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa
9495 West Coyotes Boulevard, Glendale
The Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa is a four-diamond hotel with 320 guestrooms and 46 suites. The hotel has 95,000 square feet of meeting and event space in the Conference and Media Center. The dividable Sollana Ballroom is 27,877 square feet and can accommodate events with up to 3,200 people. The dividable Circa Ballroom is 6,840 square feet and can accommodate events with up to 580 people. The dividable Aurora Room is 2,960 square feet and can accommodate events with up to 270 people. The Cascade Rooms range from 656 to 1,050 square feet. The Media Center is 30,000 square feet and can accommodate up to 3,400 people. The Third Floor has a 3,500 square feet room and the Rooftop Patio offers an additional 2,500 square feet.
Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area
9802 N. 59th Ave, Glendale
Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area has multiple indoor and outdoor venues available for all sorts of events. The 1891 Fruit Packing Shed has a Main Event Room and Meeting Room. The shed gets natural light from fourteen windows and includes the use of seventy chairs and twenty 6’ tables. The Barnyard is a large outdoor area with a dairy barn, hay barn, corrals, mill and granary, and maintenance shed. The venue is ideal for barbecues and concerts. The Demonstration Area is a fenced 35,964 square feet space suitable for equestrian events, truck rallies and more. The Front Lawns provide large open spaces for weddings, receptions, concerts, art shows and other events. The entire outdoor complex can also be rented for large events.
9340 W. Cabela Drive, Glendale, AZ 85305
Staybridge Suites in Glendale is a 116-guestroom hotel within walking distance to Westgate City Center. The hotel has a fitness center, an outdoor pool and a barbecue area. The hotel also offers a 24-hour business center and over 800 square feet of meeting space.
Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center
15249 N. 59th Avenue, Glendale
The Thunderbird Executive Inn and Conference Center is located on the campus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, 20 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The hotel has 134 relaxing guestrooms, a business center, a fitness center and a swimming pool. The conference center has five auditoriums and twenty-four breakout rooms. The auditoriums can accommodate up to 250 people.
6838 North 59th Drive, Glendale
Virginia’s House is a historic home located in downtown Glendale that was built in 1913. The house holds many events, and specializes in weddings and receptions. The house sits on ½ acre of lush gardens that can accommodate up to 125 guests. A dressing room, kitchen facilities and a dance floor are available.
Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.
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