Thanksgiving Celebrations

Every Thanksgiving, guests flock to Crystal Springs Resort — leaving the cooking and cleaning to us! The Resort offers a holiday weekend stuffed with so much to enjoy: 

  • Stylish overnight accommodations at our two Resort hotels
  • An enticing selection of delicious buffets & multi-course menus 
  • Plenty of activities from dawn until dusk for adults & kids of all ages
  • Breathtaking mountain vistas, stunning sunsets & farm-dotted landscapes

MINERALS HOTEL

Escape to the mountains for a relaxing Thanksgiving holiday at Minerals Hotel offering cozy accommodations, endless activities, entertainment and world-class dining just a short drive away.

Comfortably-Appointed Accommodations

Arrive on 11/25, stay 2 nights and save 25% off accommodations. Book online  

Arrive on 11/25, stay 3 nights and save 35% off accommodations. Book online 

Arrive on 11/26, stay 3 nights and save 35% off accommodations. Book online 

For more information or to book by phone, call (844) 205-1857 

View Activity Schedule

There's plenty to do for both big kids (that's you) and children alike including:  Farm Animal Visits, Golf & FootGolf, Paint & Sip, Goat Yoga, Decadent Spa Treatments, Pony Rides, Wine Cellar Tours, Holiday Movie Night, Marshmallow Roasts, Hot Cocoa & Spiked Cocoa at Frosty's Cantina, Gingerbread House Decorating & Ornament Making, Ice Skating and much more! 

Minerals Hotel stay includes your choice of 1 Bonus Complimentary Activity! 

Nightly Family-Friendly Entertainment

Enjoy complimentary shows during the holiday weekend!

  • Thursday, Nov. 26:  Magician Anthony Salazar —This comedic magician/illusionist will amaze you with extraordinary magic, side-splitting comedy, feats of illusion and audience participation. Don’t miss the man who has been called: 'Stunningly Amazing & Hilariously Funny'.
  • Friday, Nov. 27:  Ventriloquist John Pizzi — Jersey’s own amazing & energetic ventriloquist and stand-up comic has performed on “America’s Got Talent”. Come be blown away by his family-friendly performance!
  • Saturday, Nov. 28:  Comedian John Cassidy—A one-man wonder of comedy, magic and incredible balloon artistry! John has performed at the White House several times and holds many world records for balloon sculpting. 

Traditional Thanksgiving Day Dining 

Enjoy a world-class Thanksgiving feast at your family's own private table with spacious seating and all your favorite seasonal dishes including a seafood bar, delicious hot & cold buffet, carving & pasta stations, a children's selection and assorted yummy desserts . . . all expertly served at stations by the Resort's professional staff. View here for the Diamond Ballroom Buffet and Kites – An American Grille.

Escape to the Country

Get away from it all, and enjoy our bucolic corner of northwestern New Jersey with sweeping mountain vistas, tranquil forests and pastoral landscapes.  Climb the mountain above the hotel, explore the valley on horseback or take a hike on the nearby famous Appalachian Trail.

Thanksgiving Getaway at Minerals Hotel includes:

  • Accommodations at Minerals Hotel as selected.
  • $30 breakfast credit for each night of stay, per reservation.
  • Access to the MineralsHotel indoor & outdoor heated snow pools.
  • Access to Minerals Sports Club cardio & weight training center and basketball court.
  • Daily activities & nightly entertainment.
  • Self-guided tours of our award-winning Wine Cellar {Daily 7:00am - 11:00pm}.
  • Additional Resort Amenities: 2 luxury spas, 6 championship caliber golf courses, seasonal dining venues.

Important Details:

  • Package does not include Thanksgiving dining. Guests must reserve separately and advanced reservations are required.
  • Cannot be combined with other offers/discounts.
  • No late checkouts allowed.
  • Not valid for Presidential Suites.
  • Not valid for groups. 
  • Some activities require a reservation or require additional fee. Click here for details.
  • Choice of Complimentary Activity for 2 guests includes Axe Throwing, Eco-Friendly Ice Skating or Mini-Tree Decorating. Complimentary Activity for 1 guest is Goat Yoga.
  • If dates change, prevailing rates apply.
  • A $50 deposit is charged at time of booking. In order to guarantee your room, 7 days prior to your date of arrival the first night of stay will be charged to credit card provided. If we are unable to process the credit card at that time, we will contact you for another credit card. If after 24 hours we are still unable to process the first night of stay, your reservation will be cancelled and the $50 deposit will be forfeited. If you do not arrive on the scheduled date of arrival, the reservation will be cancelled and the first night stay will be forfeited.
  • Relevant taxes and fees will be added to dining and overnight accommodations.

GRAND CASCADES LODGE

Every Thanksgiving, guests flock to Crystal Springs Resort — leaving the cooking and cleaning to us! This year, Grand Cascades Lodge will offer a holiday celebration with plenty of weekend family activities. View Activity Schedule 

Plus, you'll have your choice of luxurious accommodations at an extraordinary value. 

Call (855) 977-6473 to speak to a Reservations Specialist or book online: 

Arrive on 11/25, stay 2 nights and save 25% off accommodations. Book online  

Arrive on 11/25, stay 3 nights and save 35% off accommodations. Book online 

Arrive on 11/26, stay 3 nights and save 35% off accommodations. Book online 

View Dining Options at Grand Cascades Lodge. Come enjoy: 

  •  An attractive selection of a mouthwatering buffet, multi-course menus or delicious takeout
  •  Service by responsible professionals well-versed in safety protocols
  •  Protective plexiglass barriers between buffet and gloved staff 
  •  Dining tables generously spaced apart for privacy and comfort

Thanksgiving Getaway Package at Grand Cascades Lodge includes:

  • Accommodations at Grand Cascades Lodge as selected
  • $30 breakfast credit for each night of stay, per reservation
  • Self-guided tours of our award-winning Wine Cellar {Daily 7:00am - 11:00pm}
  • Access to the Biosphere tropical pool complex, nature trails and complimentary activities
  • Additional Resort Amenities: 2 luxury spas, 6 championship caliber golf courses, 10 seasonal dining venues, attractions for all ages

Important Details:

  • Valid for 2 Night Stay arriving Wednesday 11/25/20 with a 25% discount on accommodations.
  • Valid for 3 Night Stay arriving Wednesday 11/25/20 or Thursday 11/26/20 with a 35% discount on accommodations.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Package does not include Thanksgiving dining. Guests must reserve separately and advanced reservations are required.
  • Cannot be combined with other offers/discounts.
  • No late checkouts allowed.
  • Not valid for the Grand Villa or 2 Bedroom Suites
  • Not valid for groups. 
  • If dates change, prevailing rates apply.
  • A $50 deposit is charged at time of booking. In order to guarantee your room, 7 days prior to your date of arrival the first night of stay will be charged to credit card provided. If we are unable to process the credit card at that time, we will contact you for another credit card. If after 24 hours we are still unable to process the first night of stay, your reservation will be cancelled and the $50 deposit will be forfeited. If you do not arrive on the scheduled date of arrival, the reservation will be cancelled and the first night stay will be forfeited.
  • Relevant taxes and fees will be added to dining and overnight accommodations.

THANKSGIVING DINING

Here at Crystal Springs Resort, we offer two distinct options to enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration like never before. Choose from 6 dining venues for Thanksgiving Day Reservations or take-home your Thanksgiving Dinner with 2 catering menus to choose from.

THANKSGIVING DAY RESERVATIONS

Available Thursday, November 26, 2020. Dining reservations are required due to limited seating capacity. Please call (855) 977-6473 to book today.

Diamond Ballroom Thanksgiving Buffet

This family Thanksgiving Buffet displays all of the favorite dishes of the season; including a seafood bar, delicious hot & cold buffet, carving & pasta stations, a children's buffet selection and assorted yummy desserts. Live Entertainment.

Location: Diamond Ballroom at Minerals Hotel

Seatings: 11:30AM - 4:00PM

Price*: 12 & over; $49 pp | 4-11; $24 pp | Under 4 FREE

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Dress Code: Dressy Casual

Reservations are required. Please call (855) 977-6473 to book your dining today. Space is limited.

Kites - An American Grille

With a sophisticated yet cozy atmosphere, Kites is the place to savor your Thanksgiving holiday meal. Serving contemporary American cuisine and an eclectic cocktail menu, Kites provides family favorites for all to enjoy.

Location: Minerals Hotel

Time: Brunch 8 am – 5pm; Dinner 5 - 9 pm 

Price: A la carte menu

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Dress Code: Casual

Reservations are required. Please call (855) 977-6473  or book online

Black Bear Thanksgiving Buffet

This Thanksgiving buffet features scrumptious offerings including endless shrimp, cold & hot buffets, carving stations and a selection of delectable desserts. Live Entertainment.

Location: Black Bear Golf Course

Seatings: 11:30AM - 3:30PM 

Price*: 12 and over; $45pp | Children  4-11; $19pp | Under 4 FREE

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Dress Code: Dressy Casual

Reservations are required. Please call (855) 977-6473 to book your dining today. Space is limited.

Emerald Ballroom Thanksgiving Buffet

This Grand Buffet will serve up tempting selections from the best of the season's offerings. The menu features a lavish hot & cold buffet, seafood bar, carving stations, local cheeses and veggies, soup, and a decadent dessert station. Enjoy live entertainment.

Location: Emerald Ballroom at Grand Cascades Lodge

Seatings: 11:30AM - 5:30PM 

Price*: 12 & over; $59pp | 4-11; $24.95pp | Under 4 FREE

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Dress Code: Casual

Reservations are required. Please call (855) 977-6473 to book your dining today. Space is limited.

Crystal Tavern Thanksgiving Dinner

The Crystal Tavern will be serving a special 3-course Thanksgiving menu as well as a limited a la carte menu.

Location: Crystal Tavern 

Time: 12 PM - 10 PM 

Price*: A La Carte | Thanksgiving Special 3-course menu: $45pp; Wine Pairing available for $35 pp. | Roast Turkey Dinner for Children 11 & under; $25pp

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Dress Code: Casual

Reservations are required. Please call (855) 977-6473 to book your dining today. Space is limited.

Springs Bistro 3-Course Thanksgiving Dinner

Springs Bistro will serve an elegant 3-course dinner with choice of appetizer and dessert, with a traditional Turkey Dinner entree. Wine Pairing available. A limited a la carte menu is also available.

Location: Springs Bistro at Grand Cascades Lodge

Times: 3:00PM - 8:00PM

Price*: $65pp | Optional Wine Pairing; $35pp | Roast Turkey Dinner for Children 11 & under; $25pp

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View Limited A La Carte Menu

Dress Code: Dressy Casual

Reservations are required. Please call (855) 977-6473 to book your dining today. Space is limited.

TAKE-HOME THANKSGIVING MENUS

Orders must be placed and paid in full by Friday, November 20, 2020. Please call (855) 977-6473 to place your order. Pick-up times available November 23-25, 2020.

Take-home a delicious Thanksgiving dinner with 2 catering menus to choose from:

Orders must be placed and paid in full by Friday, November 20, 2020. Please call (855) 977-6473 to place your order. Pick-up times available on November 26 at the Crystal Tavern, or on November 23-25 at Black Bear Golf Course. 

Thanksgiving Community Catering Menu

Savor an extraordinary holiday menu prepared by Resort Executive Chef Aishling Stevens. Featuring an impressive selection of free range turkey, roasted pork loin, short ribs of beefs, delicious appetizers, all the essential holiday sides plus an assortment of your favorite pies. Plates and utensils are included.

Orders must be placed by November 22. Must be prepaid by November 22. 

Pick-up: November 26 from 8am - 5pm

Pick-Up Location: Crystal Tavern 

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Black Bear Take-Home Thanksgiving

Hit the easy button with a ready-to-heat mouthwatering Thanksgiving feast like no other, prepared by Crystal Springs Resort Chef Andy Lagana. Featuring a delicious selection of turkey, ham, all the fixings, dessert and libations. Plates and utensils included, making clean-up a breeze.

Orders must be placed by November 22. Must be prepaid by November 22. 

Pick-Up: November 23-25 from 9am - 4pm

Pick-Up Location: Black Bear Golf Course

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