This summer is action-packed with memorable
family-friendly events at Crystal Springs Resort in beautiful New Jersey. Home to the area’s best local
attractions, Crystal Springs has dozens of free events weekly. From farm tours,
magic shows, game shows, and painting parties, you’re weekend getaway will be
nothing short of amazing! Here are the top activities to try on your trip an
hour outside of New York City.
Celebrate Independence Day with complimentary S’mores
and Sparklers on July 4 at Grand Cascades Lodge. Minerals
Hotel is hosting an Independence
Day Barbecue on Saturday, July 7.
The barbecue costs $42.95 for adults and $19.95 for kids 11 and under, and will
have pony rides, petting zoo, live music, balloon animals, lawn games, and much
A guest-favorite event returns on Friday, July
13: Plant and
Sip. Design and plant an exotic succulent terrarium
with a glass of fine wine in hand at the clubhouse inside the Grand
Cascades Lodge. We provide the wine
and the necessary tools. Garden designer Susan Roessner leads the event.
Hotel is hosting a Family
Game Show on Sunday, July 22. The
free show is equally a social experiment and a game show. You also don’t want
to miss comedian, magician, and ventriloquist John
Pizzi on Sunday, July 29, at Minerals
Hotel. The show is free! A shuttle is available for
guests at Grand
Cascades Lodge for the Family Game
Show and John Pizzi.
Jaw-dropping magician Jay
Mattioli takes the stage on
Sunday, August 12, at the Grand
Cascades Lodge. Mattioli blew minds on
America's Got Talent, and his talent has doubled since his big break. The show
is free, and a complimentary shuttle will be running from Minerals
Every Sunday thru September guests can take a
free Vernon Valley Farm Tour, one of the area’s top local attractions. Shuttles run from the
resort to Vernon Valley where you’ll enjoy a hay wagon guided tour of the farm,
harvest fresh fruit and vegetables, and pet the animals. The farm is over 270
acres in size. Modern farmers Kirk and Christina Stephens will lead the tours.
On August 21, the family is invited to join our Medicinal
and Edible Plant Hike which departs from the
lobby at Grand
Cascades Lodge. The hike costs $10 and
lasts two hours. You’ll be joining Crystal Springs Resort naturalist Heather
Houskeeper for an educational walk through the forest. Learn about local
foliage and the edible and medicinal values of items found on the trail.
Adults can enlist in our Mixology Educators
course or Paint and Sip lessons. The mixology
course is $15 at Springs
Bistro every Saturday. Local artist Susan Roessner
will lead Paint and Sip on the 3rd, 17th, 24th, and 31st of August.