Carefree Resort & Conference Center

37220 Mule Train Road Carefree, Arizona view on map
Resort, Resort

Tucked in the scenic foothills of the Sonoran Desert just North of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Scottsdale, Arizona lies the aptly named Carefree Resort & Conference Center. At this desert gem, guests can embrace the Southwestern lifestyle in total relaxation, Arizona-style. Situated on 23 acres peppered with desert wildflowers, towering Saguaro, Giant Ocotillo, and Prickly Pear Cacti, Carefree Resort & Conference Center is an authentic Southwestern retreat.

At Carefree Resort, the only thing more breathtaking than the scenery on your wedding day will be you. We devote full attention to your special day - to us, it's the only one in the world.

Built for meetings, Carefree Resort & Conference Center reflects its meeting expertise in its design. Seventeen versatile meeting rooms, from conference suites for ten to our legendary 11,000 square foot Opera House, allow us to offer you the most appropriate and inspiring setting for every program.

  • Indoor/outdoor space
  • ADA Compliant
  • Onsite catering
  • Free Parking
  • Self Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Onsite AV Services
Service Charge 22.0%
Tax 10.3%
Cancellation Policy:

Should the event not be held at the Resort or it is cancelled, the Client will pay to the Resort, as liquidated damages to include applicable tax (as required by law), and not as a penalty, within thirty (30) days after written notification to the Resort of the transfer or cancellation the damages set forth on the following schedule. 364 to 270 days 50% of the total F&B Minimum 269 to 180 days 75% of the total F&B Minimum Less than 180 days 100% of the total F&B Minimum

Deposit Policy:

Carefree Resort & Conference Center
37220 Mule Train Road
Carefree, Arizona 85377
888-692-4343
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Our most famous setting, The Carefree Opera House, with 11,000 square feet of space, is ideal for corporate meetings, training venues, and large weddings and receptions. The Opera House showcases classic Santa Fe-style architecture, a modern studio sound stage, raised ceilings, full automobile access and a second-story balcony.

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Our most famous setting, The Carefree Opera House, with 11,000 square feet of space, is ideal for corporate meetings, training venues, and large weddings and receptions. The Opera House showcases classic Santa Fe-style architecture, a modern studio sound stage, raised ceilings, full automobile access and a second-story balcony.

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  • Outdoor

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