About Events with El Chorro
Your next gathering deserves an event venue your guests will never forget. El Chorro can provide a timeless desert venue with impeccable service — all beneath the breathtaking view of the Camelback and Mummy Mountains. From our Casa Paloma Pavilion — which opens onto charming patios and vibrant gardens — to our Classroom Bar and Bocce Lawn, carefully restored to reflect its legacy décor, our event venues can meet a variety of luxury needs.
For a unique private event, meeting, or group dining experience, we know you’ll delight in our renowned El Chorro trademarks — historic setting, authentic cuisine, and unparalleled service.
An event held in our Lower Patio venue will envelop your guests in an intimate, woodsy setting surrounded by lush, green foliage. This semi-private space accommodates up to 35 guests for seated dining or receptions for up to 45, and provides a picturesque backdrop for open-air dining and cocktails.
The Hampton Room is a warm, serene space, tucked away in the restaurant and perfect for an exclusive dining experience. Accommodating up to 35 guests, events ranging from birthday or anniversary celebrations to formal luncheons and business meetings will find this space an ideally elegant setting.
Just as El Chorro is supported by its rich history and deep roots, the Gallery Room’s sturdy wooden accents and photographic reminders bring this iconic space to life. Part of the original structure, this room can accommodate up to 50 people and will provide a classic and historic setting to your next gathering.
Classic Bar & Bocce Lawn
Few venues in Paradise Valley are as iconic as the Classroom Bar — the original bar setting at El Chorro. Carefully restored to reflect its legacy decor, the space proudly displays the well-loved copper-top fireplace and transports guests to The Lodge’s earlier days. This versatile space includes the Lounge, Patio, and Bocce Lawn, accommodates up to 150 guests, and provides a stunning indoor-outdoor setting with a clear view of Mummy Mountain.
A unique pavillion setting designed to accommodate larger groups, Casa Paloma provides plenty of room to celebrate, without sacrificing an intimate atmosphere. Opening onto a series of exterior patios, fireplaces, and gardens, Casa Paloma will lend an air of whimsy and romance to this airy space.
The Casa Paloma Pavillion accommodates 250 guests for a seated reception, and 220 guests if a seated reception calls for a dance floor. For a standing reception, the Pavillion comfortably allows 300 guests.
El Chorro’s Event Lawn is the ultimate destination for high-capacity events that still desire an elegant Paradise Valley experience. This 5,800 square foot lush, manicured lawn setting with full stage area – nestled between the stunning Camelback and Mummy Mountains — proves that even the most robust gathering can be an elegant experience.
The Event Lawn accommodates 300 guests for a seated reception and 500 guests for a standing reception.
A uniquely versatile space at El Chorro, the South Lawn is a melding of intimacy and openness, and offers an unforgettable view of Paradise Valley’s beautiful Camelback Mountain.This lush space accommodates smaller, intimate gatherings and can seat up to 20 to 75 guests. This picturesque venue is perfect for outdoor dinners and cocktail parties.
With warm lighting, lush greenery, and a brilliant view of the Camelback and Mummy mountains, our Herb Garden is an elegant setting for private gatherings. The Herb Garden accommodates 100 seated guests or a cocktail reception setting for 80 guests, making it an exquisitely versatile space.