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									BACKGROUNDER
                                                                              Teresa O’Connor
                                                                              Public Relations Manager
                                                                              973.827.6767 Ext. 116

                                   CRYSTAL SPRINGS RESORT
                               New Jersey’s Ultimate Wedding Resort
Vernon, NJ - Every woman dreams of her own special wedding day. At Crystal Springs, you can turn that special “day”
into a spectacular one, two or three-day wedding celebration at a world-class resort.

Crystal Springs Resort hosts wedding receptions in any of four magnificent indoor and two unique outdoor venues.
Conveniently located in the beautiful Sussex Skylands of northwest New Jersey, each of the Resort’s
Clubhouses…Ballyowen, Black Bear, Minerals Hotel & Spa and the Crystal Springs Country Club…are located within a 5-
mile radius. All Resort wedding venues host only one wedding each day, guaranteeing that your special day is truly that.

The newest wedding and catering venue is the amazing new 53,000 square foot Crystal Springs Country Club. Opened
in June 2002, Crystal Springs Country Club is perched atop the first fairway of the Resort’s Wild Turkey Golf Club and
boasts some of the most magnificent panoramic mountain views in the Tri-State Area. An impressive series of
interconnected natural pools with whirlpools, fountains and waterfalls surround the exterior, enhanced by a wedding
garden with lush landscaping, flower gardens and a bird sanctuary. Inside, this contemporary-design masterpiece
features Restaurant Latour – rated “Excellent” by the New York Times and awarded “4-Stars” by the Star Ledger, the
upscale Crystal Tavern and a variety of formal banquet rooms to accommodate up to 300 guests, including an open-air
rotunda overlooking the scenic Kittatinny and Pochuck Mountains.

Ballyowen Golf Club offers a most unique setting for your dream-come-true wedding, embodying the Celtic feel of Ireland.
Repeatedly named the #1 public golf course in New Jersey, Ballyowen encompasses 250 sprawling acres atop an
expansive plateau, surrounded by rolling farmland, craggy knolls, plunging quarries, tall wheat-yellow native grasses and
plush green golf course fairways. The magnificent stone Clubhouse and outdoor Pavilion embody an “old world” design,
offering kaleidoscopic mountain views and breathtaking sunsets. Begin with a magical outdoor ceremony, and add
accompaniment by the bagpiper, dressed in full regalia. Follow with your cocktail hour in the Ballyowen Clubhouse,
decorated in dark woods and featuring a cathedral ceiling, circular bar and large stone fireplace. The open-air Pavilion
accommodates up to 180 guests for your reception, and overlooks the gently rolling fairways of Ballyowen Golf Club and
the mountains beyond.

Black Bear Golf Club can host the wedding reception of your dreams at an amazingly affordable price, offering a scenic
golf course location with first-class services and amenities. The 12,000 square foot Black Bear Clubhouse features the
Bear Den Grille, the elegant Black Bear Ballroom and spacious outdoor veranda, all of which provide guests with a
spectacular panoramic view overlooking Black Bear Golf Club and the Hamburg Mountain Range. Both indoor and
outdoor cocktail hours are available and a beautifully landscaped gazebo is perfect for an outdoor ceremony. The
spacious Black Bear Ballroom accommodates up to 180 guests, with one entire wall of windows overlooking the golf
course and surrounding mountains. Wedding menus are comprehensive and reasonably priced, including a 4-hour open
bar, cocktail hour with hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast, buffet dinner and wedding cake, starting at $60 per
person!

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CRYSTAL SPRINGS RESORT
New Jersey’s Ultimate Wedding Resort
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Minerals Hotel & Spa at Crystal Springs provides everything for you and your guests in one amazing new resort complex
so there's no need to travel! Choose one of two reception venues...the elegant Diamond Ballroom with seating for up to
200 or the casual outdoor Pavilion, and enjoy an award-winning spa and salon, myriad recreation options including golf
and a sports club with 7 indoor and outdoor nature pools, sauna, steam, tennis and racquetball, basketball sports court
and a 6,000 sq. ft. fitness center; plus indoor and outdoor options for your rehearsal dinner and overnight
accommodations...all in one convenient location!

Crystal Springs Resort offers a variety of lodging options for you and your guests. Minerals Hotel features 175
guestrooms deluxe and luxury guestrooms, and presidential suites, all with spectacular mountain and pool or golf course
views, and many with cozy fireplaces. Spacious, fully-furnished one, two and three-bedroom mountainside and golfside
condominiums are also available. All overnight accommodations include unlimited access to Minerals Sports Club.

The Resort's award-winning Elements Spa is located within the Minerals Hotel complex, offering an extensive menu of
unique mineral therapies including massage, facials, body treatments, hair & nail services, and cosmetic enhancements.
Elements is the perfect indulgence for friends and loved ones that are sharing in your special day! Packages for
bachelorette parties and wedding day hair and make-up for the entire bridal party are also available.

The Resort’s six spectacular golf courses are the perfect setting for a bachelor party or for entertaining friends and
relatives during their stay.

Crystal Springs’ Executive Chef and his experienced staff take pride in offering a sumptuous array of cocktail reception,
buffet and sit-down brunch, lunch and dinner menus, perfect for a bridesmaids’ luncheon, rehearsal dinner, your wedding
reception and an elegant day-after brunch. Custom menus are also available, making the Resort the perfect spot for both
traditional and informal weddings.

To guarantee a dream-come-true wedding, the Resort’s Wedding Planner will gladly attend to every detail of the
celebration, assisting with sources for flowers, favors, entertainment, photography, videography, limousines, horse-drawn
carriages, theme décor and more.

For additional information or to schedule a tour of Crystal Springs Resort, visit www.CrystalGolfResort.com or call
973.827.1587, Extensions 257 or 298. There's so much...so close at Crystal Springs Resort.

         Golf Information & Tee Times, Minerals Hotel & “Stay & Play” Packages – 973.827.5996
               Elements Spa Services & Minerals Sports Club Membership – 973.827.2222
                       Golf Outings, Meetings & Corporate Events – 973.827.4375
                   Weddings & Catered Events – 973.827.1587, Extensions 257 & 298
                                   Real Estate Sales – 973.827.6767
                                  Crystal Springs Resort – Vernon, New Jersey
                                           www.CrystalGolfResort.com
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