Meetings and Events

Host a productive meeting or celebrate a special event at The Boulders near Scottsdale, Arizona. The luxury resort in the Sonoran Desert offers over 50,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor event space.

Gather for a corporate retreat, board meeting, romantic wedding or social event amid the beauty of the Sonoran Desert at The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Perched on 1,300 pristine acres, The Boulders boasts elegant conference facilities, 15 meeting rooms accommodating groups from 10 to 400, and 50,000 sq. ft. of luxurious indoor and breathtaking outdoor event spaces surrounded by sun-splashed terrain. Host a conference in a ballroom with panoramic views, gather colleagues together for a board meeting in the Lyon Den or plan an intimate wine tasting in a secluded resort hacienda.  

Take advantage of the resorts proximity to Scottsdale, ample pre-function spaces and full catering and banquet services. Consult with the resort’s culinary team to design creative catering options tailored to meet the needs of each group. Enlist the support of an on-site technical specialist to ensure presentations run smoothly.

Meeting planners and outdoor enthusiasts take advantage of the region’s sunny climate. Sip on cocktails and socialize with fellow attendees on one of the resorts tranquil patios. Challenge colleagues to a round on the championship golf course or organize a friendly tennis tournament. Guests seeking adventure can climb craggy peaks, hike mountain trails or take in the beauty of the desert on horseback.

Meeting Highlights

• 50,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor event space
• 15 meeting rooms featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, fireplaces and patios
• 3 executive casitas
• Professional Audio/Visual and destination management support on property

The Boulders Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort - Sonoran Ballroom


The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort offers an unforgettable destination for conferences and meetings. Choose from 15 luxurious meeting rooms and 50,000 sq. ft. of flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces to craft the ideal meeting environment. Allow the breathtaking Southwestern setting to inspire creativity and encourage productivity. Smaller gatherings and executive retreats will find ideal settings with intimate meetings spaces in the resort’s executive casitas.  Organize a board meeting for 16 in the Lyon Den. Host a symposium in the 17,800 sq. ft. Tohono Conference Center and take in beautiful panoramic views between breakout sessions.  Enlist the help of the resort’s dedicated meeting team to assist with room selection, configurations and technology requirements, as well as personalized catering services to create a unique event from start to finish.

The Boulders Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort - Tohono Terrace

Social Events

Host social gatherings and special events surrounded by rugged rock formations, magnificent mountain views and golden sand at The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort.  This desert oasis is a truly unforgettable site for special occasions of all size. Choose the perfect setting from a wide range of elegant indoor and unique outdoor venues. Host an intimate luncheon for 10 at or a black tie banquet for 100 in the Sonoran Ballroom. Invite loved ones together for an enchanting evening in the El Pedregal Courtyard, a unique setting resembling an ancient Moroccan oasis with a brilliant canopy arching overhead and towered walls. Indulge in delicious cuisine infused with flavor and toast to a night to remember. Relax and unwind as talented Team Members work to plan your event down to the finest detail.

The Boulders Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort - Outdoor Wedding Setup Banquet Style


Brides across the state are drawn to the natural beauty and relaxed ambiance of The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. Stunning venues with picturesque views provide a beautiful backdrop for weddings at this captivating desert retreat. From grand galas to understated soirees, this Carefree, AZ resort offers indoor and outdoor venues for brides seeking inspired event locations. Tie the knot surrounded by cascading waterfalls and wildlife at Promise Rock. Bask in the warm glow of sunset on the Presidential Lawn, then dance the night away in the Tohono Ballroom. Treat Guests to customized culinary creations bursting with Southwestern flavor and flare. Whatever your vision, the seasoned wedding coordinators the The Boulders will create a memorable occasion to cherish for years to come. 

Waldorf Resorts - Woman Giving Lecture


We believe in the power of bringing people together to share, engage and connect. The Boulders Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is proud to be part of Connect+, a dynamic collection of Hilton Worldwide’s largest hotels featuring the highest level of planning and event expertise and support. 

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Meeting and Events Information

At a Glance

  • Total Guest Rooms : 223
  • Largest Meeting Room : 14950

Group Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf
  • Golf On Property
  • In-Room Wired Internet
  • Pool
  • Pool On Property
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Tennis
  • Tennis On Property

Local Airports

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
33 mi. /50 min.

Scottsdale Airport
15 km. /25 min.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
49 mi.

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