Val Vista Lakes is like a piece of paradise located in the Arizona town of Gilbert and serves the Phoenix metropolitan area. Val Vista Lakes’ beautiful palm-tree-lined lake and warm sandy beach bring a tropical flair to wedding, social and corporate celebrations. Clients selecting this venue find flexibility in designing the event to their needs. Val Vista Lakes allows customers the freedom to bring together their own vendor team, so this location is ideal for those looking for a DIY experience.


Meet the Val Vista Lakes Events team


Janet Marhover, Banquet Manager

Janet has worked in the event planning industry for over 18 years while the last 11 have been with Val Vista Lakes. Her main focus is to provide personalized service to each client by offering prompt answers and effective solutions.  Whether it’s conducting a personal tour, performing a contract meeting, directing a rehearsal or helping to guide the bride down the aisle, Janet will see your event through every step of the way!



Janel Kerkhoff, Banquet Manager

Janel has worked at Val Vista Lakes for two years on the other side of events as a supervisor for our evening crew. Janel knows firsthand what goes into planning a wedding at VVL having married here five years ago. She excels at customer service and has a vast knowledge of our facility. Janel will ensure that your event is set up to your specifications and is here to help and serve you!


Angie Edwardsen, Event Coordinator

Angie started her career in the hospitality industry at The Phoenician Resort assisting with meetings and conferences. She enjoys helping clients on their special day to ensure all runs smoothly. She performs many of the same job duties as Janet and Janel but works part-time to cover the events happening on weekends.

Given the combination of Janet, Janel and Angie’s schedules, questions can be quickly responded to seven days a week!

Contact us today to speak to Janet, Janel or Angie about rates and packages


Take a photographic tour of the property

Contact us to inquire about our next open house, or book a personal tour of the property