Wedding Day Tips
Hi, we're Diana and Korey! We are a photographer and videographer husband and wife team who love creating lasting memories for joyful couples in love! When we aren't shooting weddings, we can be found binging on Netflix and eating Thai takeout. Dog mom and dad to our best friends, Zoey and Ace. Reach out today to see if we are available for your wedding day!
Resort weddings are one of the best inventions in the past few centuries. Not only do you get to pick a gorgeous destination to exchange I dos, but you also have a fantastic spot for relaxing with your family and friends before the big day while the venue takes care of nearly everything. If you’ve been searching for an East Coast spot that will ensure your wedding is a total dream, we’d love to tell you all about the Crystal Springs Resort wedding venue. With breathtaking views and world-class service, your wedding day will be as magical as you’ve always imagined.
Crystal Springs is a golf resort nestled on over 4,000 acres. The New Jersey destination is only 43 miles outside New York City. Still, it feels like a private paradise inside the Sussex Skylands mountains.
The space is known for its delicious cuisine and exceptional lodging. The Crystal Springs Resort wedding venue has packages for every season of the year to ensure that, no matter what, your wedding is everything you’ve wanted.
The resort has eight locations, including indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces. Indoor ceremonies can occur within the elegant Crystal Springs Country Club ballroom, the Ballyowen Golf Club, or the Canyon Ballroom. All three of these spaces will look positively charming with your vision in place. The Sweetgrass Pavilion is a unique open-air pavilion with exceptional mountain views. It has the feel of the great outdoors while protecting you from all the elements. If you want a full outdoor ceremony, you’ll have access to various views your guests can enjoy throughout your service.
Most of the ceremony spaces can easily convert into a reception space following the service. You’ll have access to several gorgeous ballrooms that will give you plenty of space for dancing for your indoor reception. The Sweetgrass Pavilion is an exceptional option for those wanting an outdoor reception. You can watch the sunset in the mountains as your friends and family help you celebrate.
The staff will work with you to create a space for your cocktail hour following your reception. One of the best locations for this is the Diamond Ballroom. The location has a spot on the edge of the woods where you can have a rustic and relaxing cocktail hour.
The different locations have dressing rooms where you can put on the finishing touches before your ceremony. Additionally, the lodging from the hotel allows you to reserve a designated spot with your party where you can unwind and prepare in the hours leading up to the wedding.
With access to eight different locations, you can plan as intimate or as large of a party as you’d like. They’ll host anywhere from 40-280 guests and help you find the right location for your wedding size.
The resort will work with you to help you select the right style for your wedding and will decorate the space accordingly. The interior ballrooms rely on neutral paint palettes, high ceilings, and elegant lighting. At the same time, the outdoor spaces have awnings at the optimal spot so your ceremony can take full advantage of the positively stunning views.
The resort has different exterior spaces for the dreamiest couples’ portraits. We’ll walk along the grounds and find spots where you can fully view the mountains. You’ll also have access to open fields and gardens for group shots.
We’ll incorporate natural touches like the mountain crags and brooks and work to take advantage of the stunning interior spaces for the hours leading up to your ceremony.
The resort is known for its world-class dining. You can build a personalized menu that works for your event. The locations are handicap-accessible and have their own amenities to keep your day running smoothly.
Before the ceremony, you can use the spa and salon to keep you relaxed and styled. The lodging accommodations will ensure all guests have a comfortable space to crash after the party.
If you’ve been looking for the ideal spot for your destination wedding, check out the Crystal Springs Resort wedding venue. With fantastic service and unbelievable views, your wedding will be one your guests will remember for years to come!
After you have your location, it’s time to think about pictures. We’re Diana and Korey, and we know firsthand how magical your wedding day is. We want to help you celebrate your love in style! If you’ve been looking for someone to capture all the glamor of your big day, we’d love to connect. Contact us today to find out more!