Prescott was founded in 1864 and retains its historic, western feel along with the World’s Oldest Rodeo, the Prescott Frontier Days. The city is located in north central Arizona and features views of scenic Arizona landscapes including the mountain formations Thumb Butte, the Granite Dells, and Granite Mountain. Prescott has a mild year round climate ideal for outdoor activities, and nearby lakes and hiking trails for the outdoor enthusiast to enjoy. A growing community, Prescott offers a variety of shopping and dining establishments. Prescott is a great place to visit, live, or retire. More information about Prescott.
Apple Creek Cottages
1001 White Spar Rd, Prescott
Apple Creek Cottages includes one, two and three bedroom cottages full of country charm, located on 1.5 acres with 2 seasonal creaks. The grassy courtyard makes a great setting for weddings, reunions, church outings and other group events. The courtyard has gas grills, small ponds, lawn art, flowers and patio furniture.
Best Western Prescottonian
1317 E Gurley Street, Prescott
The Best Western Prescottonian is located in the center of Prescott. Nearby attractions include Whiskey Row and Smoki Museum. The 121-guestroom hotel has an outdoor pool and spa and a restaurant. The hotel also has a banquet facility available for events.
Forest Villas Hotel
3645 Lee Circle, Prescott
The Forest Villas Hotel is a beautifully renovated hotel in a picturesque mountain setting. The hotel’s balconies offer panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. The hotel has a fitness center, and a pool. The hotel has indoor and outdoor settings available for events including a courtyard with fountain, and poolside patios.
122 East Gurley Street, Prescott
Hassayampa Inn originally opened in 1927. The inn has 67 rooms, a restored lobby and an acclaimed restaurant. The inn has over 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The beautiful Arizona and Marina rooms are available for events as well as a variety of smaller meeting spaces. Outdoor events can be held on the rooftop terrace.
Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
1403 Heritage Park Road
The Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is a non-profit wildlife sanctuary in Prescott. The Sanctuary gives visitors an opportunity to learn about and see animals up close. The animals are kept in habitats that mimic their natural habitats. There are several areas of the Sanctuary that are available to rent for private events, such as weddings, receptions, parties, reunions and corporate functions.
Highlands Center For Natural History
1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott
The Highlands Center for Natural History is located on 80 acres near Lynx Lake. The center includes the James Learning Center, the Kiwanis Amphitheater and three miles of hiking trails. The center can host weddings, reunions, parties, and corporate functions. The Kiwanis Ampitheater and the Kieckhefer Classroom are available to rent for events. Outdoor settings are also available.
Holiday Inn Express Prescott
3454 Ranch Dr, Prescott
The Holiday Inn Express in Prescott is an award winning hotel located 96 miles north of Phoenix. The hotel has 76 remodeled guestrooms, an indoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel has a 400 square feet meeting room that will accommodate up to 40 people.
Hotel St Michael
The Hotel St Michael is a historic 72-guestroom hotel located in downtown Prescott. The hotel has an alley with specialty shops including galleries, antiques, gifts and clothing. The hotel’s Victorian Crystal Ballroom will accommodate up to 300 people in theater seating or 150 in banquet seating for events.
230 South Cortez Street, Prescott
Hotel Vendome is a two-story hotel that was built in 1917. The hotel is ½ block from Whiskey Row and the Courthouse Plaza. The entire 20-room hotel can be rented for events such as reunions, retreats, meetings and private gatherings.
The Phippen Museum of Western Art
4701 Highway 89 N., Prescott
The Phippen Museum of Western Art features a large collection of drawings, photographs, paintings, and sculpture, as well as artifacts and educational programming about the art and history of the West. The museum offers group tours and hosts group events throughout the year.
Prescott Inn and Suites Conference Center
4499 E State Route 69, Prescott
The Prescott Inn and Suites Conference Center is located in the foothills of the Prescott National Forest, minutes from downtown Prescott. The hotel has spacious guestrooms and suites, as well as an indoor pool and spa, a fitness facility, a beauty salon, a spa, a business center and a restaurant. The hotel has a 10,000 square feet conference center. The Platinum Ballroom is 3,100 square feet with large windows, high ceilings, an outdoor patio, a dance floor and a bar. The ballroom will accommodate up to 240 guests. The 1,408 square feet Gold Room will accommodate up to 125 guests. The 741 square feet Silver Room will accommodate up to 60 guests. The 500 square feet Bronze Room will accommodate up to 40 guests. The 300 square feet Copper Room will accommodate up to 20 guests.
Prescott Pines Inn
901 White Spar Rd, Prescott
The Prescott Pines In is located at the edge of the Prescott National Forest, minutes from downtown Prescott. The Inn is conveniently located for visiting the Grand Canyon, Sedona, and Jerome and for hiking, fishing and kayaking. The Chalet Cabin can accommodate groups up to 11 people and is ideal for family vacations and small group events and retreats.
Prescott Resort and Conference Center
1500 State Route 69, Prescott
The Prescott Resort and Conference Center is located 90 miles northwest of Phoenix. The hotel has 160-guestrooms, a pool and Jacuzzi, a restaurant, a gift shop, a gallery, a restaurant, and a workout facility. The hotel has 16,000 square feet of multipurpose event space including 13 meeting rooms.
Residence Inn, Prescott
3599 Lee Circle Prescott
The Residence Inn in Prescott has 93-guestrooms on three floors. The hotel is located near Lockheed Martin, Embry Riddle University and Sturm Ruge. The hotel has a large outdoor pool area with a kids pool, two whirlpools, a fireplace, a firepit and BBQ grills. The hotel has four meeting rooms totaling 1741 square feet. The largest meeting room will accommodate up to 75 people.
The Sharlot Hall Museum
415 W. Gurley Street, Prescott
The Sharlott Hall Museum includes nine buildings on four-acres of land that once were home to the first Territorial Governor’s Mansion. The museum houses a large collection of Native American and pioneer artifacts from Arizona’s past. The museum offers group tours and hosts group events throughout the year.
Smoki Museum of American Indian Art and Culture
147 N. Arizona Street, Prescott
The Smoki Museum of American Indian Art and Culture has a collection of artifacts that includes pottery, jewelry, clothing, and ornaments. The museum also has a large library and an art collection. The museum offers group tours and hosts group events throughout the year.
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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