Crystal Springs Resort is a spectacular NJ vacation and wedding destination, acclaimed as the New York Metro area’s most unique four-season resort. Located in the rolling farmland of the Garden State’s picturesque northwest, this world-class New Jersey resort is just an hour from New York City, and even closer to most northern and central NJ towns.
Crystal Springs Resort offers so much to experience, guests may come to think of the 4,000+ acre getaway as a playground for all ages. Golf, Spa, Dining, Weddings, Catering & more – what reason will bring you back?
Weddings at the Ballyowen Golf Club
The Ballyowen Golf Club at Crystal Springs Resort embodies the Celtic feel of Ireland. Exchange vows atop 250 beautiful sprawling acres with 360-degree vista views of rolling farmland, craggy knolls, plunging quarries, tall native grasses and plush green golf course fairway as bagpipers complete the authentic experience. The magnificent stone Clubhouse embodies an old-world design, decorated in dark woods and featuring a cathedral ceiling, circular bar and large stone fireplace offering mountain views and breathtaking sunsets. The Pavilion and adjacent ceremony garden accommodate up to 150 guests and overlook the gently rolling fairways of Ballyowen Golf Club and mountains beyond.
Ballyowen Golf Club is located within Crystal Springs Resort, the largest four-season golf and spa resort in the Northeast. The resort features two hotels, six golf courses, two luxury spas, five distinct wedding venues, nine restaurants and an award-winning culinary program with North America’s most spectacular wine cellar. Onsite lodging (including one of AAA’s only 4 Diamond Hotels in NJ), world-class dining options (including Wine Enthusiast magazine’s only “Top 100 Wine Restaurants” in NJ), and a wide assortment of year-round activities make Crystal Springs Resort the ideal location for a destination wedding. Click here to learn more about what makes Crystal Springs New Jersey’s #1 Four-Season Wedding Destination.
What You Should Know: Crystal Springs Resort provides 4 more unique wedding venues in additional to Ballyowen; and all provide a world-class, full-service destination wedding experience. Crystal Spring Country Club at Grand Cascades Lodge, featuring an outdoor Wedding Garden, the Rotunda and Emerald Ballroom; Black Bear Country Club; Minerals Diamond Ballroom; and the rustic outdoor Sweetgrass Pavilion. The selection of menu options is enormous and the culinary staff can accommodate the dietary needs of your guests. Kosher menus and South Asian menus are available, and the Resort also coordinates with vendors who specialize in Indian wedding ceremonies.
Crystal Springs Resort schedules only one wedding per day at each property and provides you and your wedding party with a dedicated services and catering team that is committed to delivering a world-class experience on your special day. Weddings rehearsals are available at a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations including the rustic Sweetgrass Pavillion or Moonshine Bar, the Celtic-themed Owen’s Pub, the one-of-a-kind tropical Biosphere, the charmingly beautiful Chef’s Garden, or North America’s most spectacular Wine Cellar. Crystal Springs has two resort hotels and can accommodate a large number of out-of-town guests.
For overnight guests, Crystal Springs Resort offers a choice between two exquisite hotels. Exceptional choices for year-round accommodations, Crystal Springs Resort is the ideal place to spend your next getaway in New Jersey! Plan the most exciting and convenient trip, located less than an hour from NYC, and set amidst a brilliant mountainscape with endless recreation and world-class amenities at your fingertips.
Grand Cascades Lodge
The striking architecture of the luxurious, AAA 4-Diamond Grand Cascades Lodge can be seen for miles across the valley, sitting amongst three world-class golf courses with the Kittatinny Mountain Range providing an immaculate backdrop. Unquestionably the finest property in the region, this Adirondack-style lodge sets the stage for the perfect harmony of luxury and nature’s bounty, creating a four-star escape like no other.
Whether you’re looking for adventure or need a serene escape, Minerals Hotel is the ideal choice for families and the young at heart. Deluxe and Luxury Guest Rooms, plus lavish Presidential Suites make up the 175 room oasis set deep in the Mountains of the Appalachian Valley.
On-site amenities include the Minerals Sports Club featuring 80+ fitness classes, indoor/outdoor heated pools, hot tubs, sauna, steam room, indoor tennis courts, racquetball and more!