The arrival of Spring comes into full bloom with the greening of trees, the emergence of flowers and the resurgence of many outdoor activities.
The more adventurous can get out to enjoy the outdoors with hiking, biking, canoing, and some early spring camping. As the weather warms up and Memorial Day arrives
It is also the unofficial beginning of summer when visitors will head out by the thousands to the Jersey shore to hit the beaches and the boardwalk amusement parks.
If you plan to uses a caterer they may need to submit proof of license & insurance. Some venues will allow you to bring in your own homemade foods
When you are permitted to provide your own alcohol, you may be required to use a Licensed Bartender.
Insurance --- You made need to obtain special events insurance. You can obtain a rider on your homeowners or renters insurance. You may also obtain a stand-alone policy from your insurance agent. If your caterer is serving alcoholic beverages, the caterer may need to submit a Certificate of Liability Insurance naming the venue as additional insured.
Question: Planning a company picnic. My company is planning a company picnic and we are looking for a place that can provide food, entertainment and recreational facilities. Any Suggestions?
Answer: Holding a group picnic with food provided along with entertainment and recreational facilities is usually found at a private picnic area. Here are some suggestions in each part of the state:
Fountain Springs Country Club, Ringwood, NJ, 973-831-9000 - Specializes in providing custom catering and facilities for picnics for large-scale corporate picnics, school field-days, and family reunions for groups ranging from 50 to 2,000.
Black Bear Lake, Millstone Township, (609)259-6934 - They offer a complete package that includes; Private dining at your pavilion, use of all facilities including 3 Olympic size heated swimming pools, five acre lake for boating, swimming, and fishing, and all sports fields with complimentary equipment. They can package entertainment, food and beverages with a five-hour menu.
Bamboo Gardens, Vincetown, NJ, (609) 859 2842 - A tropical paradise specializing in accommodating large groups for summertime picnics, corporate functions, family reunions and more. Features a white multi-tier beach, spring fed lagoon,Tiki hut, shady tents & pavilions, horseshoe pits, volleyball, badminton, a brick terrace with tables & umbrellas, a waterfall and more Complete packages include food & music.
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