A variety of facilities to meet your group’s gathering needs

Thunderbird Room

Located upstairs in the Thunderbird Lodge on the South Rim and catered by the exceptional staff at the El Tovar Dining Room, this is a comfortable room with a wet-bar, barbecue, fireplace and balcony overlooking the rim of the canyon. The room is approximately 1170 square feet.

Meeting Room Capacities

Room Layout Room Capacity
U-Shape 35
Hollow Square 35
Reception* 85
Auditorium 60
Sit-Down 50

* Reception refers to standing room with very limited seating

Kiva Room

Located downstairs in the Thunderbird Lodge on the South Rim and catered by the exceptional staff at the El Tovar Dining Room. This banquet room is approximately 780 square feet and boasts a fireplace, private exit to the rim trail and an exquisite view of the canyon.

Meeting Room Capacities

Room Layout Room Capacity
U-Shape 25
Hollow Square 25
Classroom 25
Reception* 55
Auditorium 40
Sit-Down 40

* Reception refers to standing room with very limited seating.

Maswik Cafeteria

Generally used by tour groups during the day, this area is ideal for large private parties or tour groups beginning after 5:00 p.m. Groups requiring special set-up will begin later than 5:00 p.m. Any menu can be easily accommodated. Full service bar available until 11:00 p.m. The maximum capacity for this area is 200 people. Ample space for DJ, 9:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m. only, and dance floor.

Yavapai Cafeteria

Located in Market Plaza (in close proximity to the General Store). This area is generally used by larger tour groups that require sit-down service from a cafeteria menu. The maximum capacity for this area is 120 people.

Banquet Set Up Fees

Service Fee
Banquet Room Use $20.00
Hollow Square $20.00
Classroom $20.00
Reception* $40.00
Auditorium $30.00
Sit-Down $25.00