Indian wedding ceremony Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

The Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains is a 4-star hotel. With vast experience in Indian weddings coupled by indoor and outdoor venues – this venue has everything couples need for a fantastic wedding weekend.

Host your sangeet, wedding, and reception at the Scottsdale Marriott. Couples love the outdoor patio spaces for a sangeet or post-ceremony lunch.

The Valencia Ballroom features a 14-foot ceiling and seats up to 300 guests for a reception with a dance floor.

{Capacity, Info, Airports}

  • Indoor Ceremony: 450 guests
  • Outdoor Ceremony: 400 guests
  • Outdoor Reception: 250 guests
  • Indoor Reception: 300 guests

The hotel is approximately 21 miles north of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).
Getting To/From the Hotel: The best way to get to the hotel from any of the area airports, is by car – rental or rideshare app.

Hindu Weddings at Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, any licensed and insured caterer is welcome.
Is a ceremony flame allowed? Allowed outdoors and indoors on a case-by-case basis
Is a baraat allowed? Yes
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, and they can help you set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes, the hotel can setup a hospitality room or work with you on another solution for serving breakfast to guests.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for a mandap? No, work with your decorator to design your mandap.

Sangeet and Garba Venues

Where should you have your sangeet? You could host it at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains or at an Indian restaurant banquet hall or other a community center.

Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains and Muhurats

The Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains is happy to work with you on a ceremony time. They may not be able to accommodate early morning and late night ceremonies due to noise considerations.

Hindu Dietary Requirements

The Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains allows you to hire an outside caterer. With regards to dietary restrictions, work directly with your caterer to prepare menus per your dietary requirements and the setup at the venue. Often there will be a separate buffet or section of the buffet for vegetarian, Swaminarayan etc. food.

Mexican food served an a sangeet for an Indian wedding.
Photo: VEK Photo

Resources for Hindu Weddings

Jain Weddings at Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, any licensed and insured caterer is welcome.
Is a ceremony flame allowed? Yes, the flame is allowed outdoors and indoors on a case-by-case basis.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, and the hotel will help you set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes, the hotel can discuss that and other options for serving breakfast to guests that are staying there.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for a mandap? No, work with your decorator to design your mandap.

Sangeet and Garba Venues

Where should you have your sangeet? Have your sangeet at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains or the Jain Center of Greater Phoenix, a nearby community center or an Indian restaurant banquet hall. The Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains has outdoor venue spaces that would be fun as well.

The Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains and Muhurats

They do their best to accommodate muhurats. It may not be possible to accommodate early morning or late night celebrations with a baraat due to noise control, labor union policies, and city ordinances.

Jain Dietary Requirements

The Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains allows you to hire an outside caterer and even allows caterers to use their kitchen.

With regards to dietary requirements work with your caterer to customize a menu per your dietary requirements and setup at the venue. Often there will be a separate buffet or section of the buffet for Jain food. Ask your caterer to make dish description cards like the ones pictured below.

Mexican food served an a sangeet for an Indian wedding.
Photo: VEK Photo


Jain Wedding Planning Resources

Muslim Weddings Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, any licensed and insured caterer is welcome.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes
Is there an option for non-alcoholic beverages only? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes and the hotel will help you set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes, the hotel can discuss this as well as other options to serve breakfast to guests staying there.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for the stage? No, work with your decorator to design it.

Nearby Masjids

If you prefer to have the nikah and/or shaadi at a Masjid you can follow it up with a Walima at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains. There are several Masjids in the area.

Mehndi Venues

Where should you have your mehndi? You could host a mehndi at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains or an Indian restaurant banquet halls, or a community center.

Muslim Dietary Requirements

The Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains allows you to hire an outside caterer. Work directly with the caterer to prepare halal menus.


Resources for Muslim Weddings

Sikh Weddings Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, any licensed and insured caterer is welcome.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for the Guru Granth Sahib? No, work with your decorator to design an elevated setup. See more info below.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes
Is there space for milni? Yep!
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, and the hotel will help you set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes, they can share options for serving breakfast for guests that are staying at the resort.

Anand Karaj at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains

Have your Anand Karaj indoors or outdoors at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains. Below are photos of outdoor and indoor Anand Karaj ceremonies, so you can see how other couples have setup the ceremony. You may also like our guide on Tips for a non-Gurdwara Anand Karaj.

Anand Karaj at Warner Center Marriott
Indoor Anand Karaj ceremony where the guests are seated on sheets in a hotel ballroom. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
Outdoor-Sikh-wedding-ceremony-at-resort-venue
Sub-flooring was laid down on the grass for an outdoor Sikh wedding. Your decorator will help with this. Photo: Greycard Photography
Sikh wedding at Pelican Hill Resort
Anand Karaj ceremony at an oceanfront resort. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography

At the Anand Karaj below, they gave each guest a gadda (cushion) to sit on.

Outdoor Anand Karaj wedding ceremony
Outdoor Anand Karaj on concrete with gaddas for the guests to sit on.

Closest Gurdwaras

If you prefer a traditional setting for your Anand Karaj, you could get married at a Gurdwara. There are four Gurdwaras in the Greater Phoenix area. You could get married at a Gurdwara followed by the reception at the Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains.

The Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains & Spa and Muhurats

The Marriott will do their best to accommodate muhurats. As the venue space is al indoors, it may not be possible to accommodate early morning or late night celebrations with a baraat due to noise control, labor union policies, and city ordinances.

Jaggo and Sangeet Venues

Where should you have your jaggo and/or sangeet? You could host it at the hotel. Alternatively, Indian restaurant banquet halls or a community center.

Wedding Planning Resources

What is a Standard Banquet Chair?
Overview of Venue Fees for an Indian Wedding

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