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We have four Feast of Tabernacle locations across Canada. The map below gives an approximate location of each site. Click on the site name at left or click on the dots on the map to show the site description.

Attention US Transfers

If you travel by land (car/bus/van) or via sea port (ferry) you may be able to cross the border with a passport card, which is cheaper than a passport book. For more information please visit the following page at the U.S. Department of State website.

Your U.S. dollar will be worth 20-30% more* than the Canadian dollar due to currency exchange rates. While many establishments accept U.S. cash, not all will do so. Some U.S. credit cards will automatically calculate the exchange rate without a foreign transaction fee; you may want to contact your card's customer service line to see what fee, if any, they charge.

*To see an approximation of the current exchange rate please see sites online such as http://www.xe.com.†

Victoria
British Columbia
Canmore
Alberta
Midland
Ontario
Map of Canada Victoria, British Columbia Canmore, Alberta Midland, Ontario Sainte-Adèle, Québec

Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria, British Columbia 2016

Victoria, British Columbia is a new Canadian Feast site for 2016 that will accommodate up to 300 attendees. We invite you and your family to join us for a spiritual Feast set among the wonders of God’s Creation. Your scenic ferry ride to Vancouver Island will pass between islands of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, home to over 80 orca whales and countless dolphins and bald eagles. Victoria area venues include its iconic Inner Harbour and neighborhoods, Butchart Gardens, Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Royal British Columbia Museum, Goldstream Provincial Park, Craigdarroch Castle, Hatley Castle, Fisgard Lighthouse, Miniature World, golf courses, whale watching excursions, bike trails, parks and coastal vistas.
Additional area information can be found at: www.hellobc.com/victoria.aspx

Services will be held in the ballroom of Four Points by Sheraton - Victoria Gateway located at 829 McCallum Rd., Langford, BC V9B 6W6. If members book 50 or more hotel rooms here, the meeting space becomes complimentary to the Church. The meeting room can accommodate up to 300 people and consequently festival registration is restricted to 300.

Notes: Restricted site. All interested in attending the Victoria Feast site need to register using UCG’s festival registration process. Information and registration instructions are in the Festival Planner and posted online at www.feast.ucg.org.  First service is Monday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m.. Daily service at 10:30 a.m. Special music at the Victoria Feast site will include a choir as well as an ensemble. Thank you for helping those with fragrance allergies by not wearing perfumes or colognes in the meeting room.

All lodging prices below are in Canadian dollars (CAD), plus taxes (13%). Check your hotel’s cancellation policy when making your reservation.

Four Points by Sheraton - Victoria Gateway (the Feast site)
829 McCallum Rd., Langford, BC V9B 6W6.
Notes: Kids under 18 stay free. All rooms have a mini-fridge and coffee-maker. Some connecting rooms, microwaves, and roll-a-way beds are available. Onsite restaurant, pool, sauna, steam, fitness centre, free Wi-Fi, free local shuttle. Costco located next door.
Rates increase if booked after June 12.

Room Type Single/Double Triple Quad
Traditional 1King bed $99 $119 $139
Traditional 2 Queen beds $99 $119 $139
Traditional 1 Queen/Kitchn $109 $129 $149
Suite 2 QueenFamily/Kitchn $129 $149 $169
Corner Suite 2 Queen/Kitchn $149 $169 $189
Corner Suite 1 King/Kitchn $149 $169 $189
Suite 1 King 1Bdrm/Kitchn $299 $319 $339

“Kitchn” = Kitchenette with cookware and dishes.
UCG reservations webpage: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/FOT2016  
Phone reservations: 1-877-474-6063 - Ext. 3. Mention “United Church of God” for the special rate.

Holiday Inn Express and Suites - Victoria Colwood 
318 Wale Road, Colwood, BC V9B 0J8   
Notes: New hotel with nice accommodations set among suburban businesses, a 5-minute drive from the venue. Free daily hot breakfast, salt water pool. Restaurants and 24-hour grocery are within walking distance. Rooms include a mini-fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. Rates increase if booked after September 16.

Rooms Double Triple Quad
Guestroom 2 Queen beds  $109 $119 $129
Guestroom 1 King bed  $119 $129 $139
Family Suite 2 Queens, 1Double hide  $129 $139 $149
Exec King Suite 1 King, 1Queen hide  $129 $149 $159
King Jacuzzi Ste. 1 King, 1Queen hide  $159 $169 $179
Family Ste. 2 Queen ,1 Dble hide, wet bar  $159 $169 $179

(No kitchenettes at this facility.)
UCG reservations hyperlink: United Church of God
Phone reservations: 1-250-385-7829 - Mention “United Church of God” for the special rate.

Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa, Victoria
1999 Country Club Way, Victoria BC, V9B 6R3 Canada
Notes: Upscale Bear Mountain residence and resort setting about 10-minute drive from venue. Extensive onsite amenities and facilities.

Room Type Double
Traditional Queen room / Kitchn $130
Suite one bedroom king / Kitchn $180

“Kitchn” = Kitchenette or kitchen with cookware and dishes.
Note: An additional $22 daily Resort Fee is charged at check-out.
UCG reservations webpage: www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/Feast2016
Phone reservations: 1-888-533-2327 - Mention “United Church of God” for the special rate.

We hope you and your family will consider Victoria, B.C. for the Feast this year.
E-mail your questions or special needs to victoriafeast@ucg.ca

-John Elliott
Festival Coordinator
E-mail: victoriafeast@ucg.ca

Canmore, Alberta

Canmore is located about 60 minutes west from the outskirts of Calgary which has the third busiest airport in Canada. The town of Canmore lies nestled along the banks of the Bow River in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It is close to Banff and Kananaskis Country. Chosen as the site of the Nordic Ski events (Canmore Nordic Center) for the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, Canmore began attracting international attention as a major tourist destination. It has sustainable growth with a small town feel. There are several walking and cycling trails leading to the downtown core. Enjoy golfing, sightseeing, hiking, white water rafting, horseback riding, biking, shopping, observing wildlife, a multitude of eating establishments, or just relaxing.
Banff National Park, which is about 20 minutes from Canmore, was established in 1885 as Canada’s first National Park and third in the world. The park was awarded a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation in 1984. Some describe it as “paradise”…“heaven on earth”…“a place where God lingered during creation.” The park and town site offers rugged beauty, unspoiled landscapes, and pristine mountain ranges. You will be hard pressed to find a finer balance of unspoiled wilderness and refined amenities. Experience an unrivaled alpine escape at “The World’s Finest National Park”. You can also drink in nature’s wonder at Lake Louise – one of the Canadian Rockies’ most beloved destinations, with turquoise waters sparkling underneath the towering Victoria Glacier. Enjoy days beyond compare in the unspoiled beauty that the area can offer.
Here are some local links:
http://www.canmore.ca/
http://www.banff.ca/

Location of Services: Cornerstone Theatre, 125 Kananaskis Way, Canmore, Alberta (Web site: www.atthecorner.ca) (Services on October 22 will be at St. Michael’s Anglican Church, 709 – 7 St., Canmore)

First Service: Sunday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m. The following day’s service will be at 1:00 p.m.
Rainer Salomaa
Blackstone Mountain Lodge
170 Kananaskis way
Canmore, AB   T1W 0A8
Tel:  403-609-8098
Toll free: 1-888-830-8883
http://www.blackstonelodge.ca
Deluxe hotel room: $135
One bedroom condo suite: $165
Two bedroom condo suite: $235

  • For reservations, call direct or visit online
  • The group rate code is: UCGF

Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre
511 Bow Valley Trail
Canmore, AB T1W 1N7
http://www.coasthotels.com/hotels/ab/canmore/coast-canmore-hotel-and-conference-centre/
Phone: 403-678-3625
Toll free: 1-800-716-6199
Run of House: $121
Comfort Room Qn/Qn:  $121
Comfort Room King:  $131
Superior Qn/Qn:  $141
Superior Room King:  $151
Premium Room King:  $161
Premium Jetted Tub Suite King:  $201

  • Rates are based on double occupancy.  Each additional guest is a $15.00 upgrade fee.
  • When making reservations, please say that you are with the United Church of God or use group code CCM-GFC1697

Falcon Crest Lodge
190 Kananaskis Way
Canmore, AB, T1W 3K5
http://www.falconcrestlodge.ca/
Toll free: 1-866-609-3222
Deluxe hotel room: $125
King studio suite: $130
One bedroom queen suite: $135
One bedroom king suite: $145
Two bedroom suite: $225

  • For reservations, call direct or visit online
  • The group rate code is: UCGF

Fire Mountain Lodge
121 Kananaskis Way
Canmore, AB T1W 2X2
http://www.firemountain.ca/
Phone: 403-609-9949
Email Reservations: stay@firemountain.ca
Two bedroom condo, maxium capacity six: $179

  • When booking, mention group name: United Church of God – Canada
  • To have this group rate, there is a minumum number of rooms that have to be booked.

Mystic Springs Chalets & Hot Pools
140 Kananaskis Way
Canmore, AB, T1W 2X2
www.mysticsprings.ca
Toll-Free Reservations: 1-866-446-9784
Phone: 403-609-0333
Email Reservations: stay@mysticsprings.ca
Two bedroom chalet, maxium capacity six: $179

  • When booking, mention group name: United Church of God – Canada
  • To have this group rate, there is a minumum number of rooms that have to be booked.

Solara Resort and Spa
187 Kananaskis Way
Canmore AB, T1W 0A3
http://www.solararesort.ca/
Phone: 403-609-3600
Central Reservations Line: 1-877-737-6782. Ext. 1

  • When booking, please mention that you are with the United Church of God and specify the room type you would like to book in order to receive 10% off the Best Available Rate of the (BAR).
  • Please make your reservations either by calling the central reservations line or by following the web link below.

https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=42574&Chain=17544&promo=UNCHUR&arrive=2016-10-16

  • If you add notes to your reservation concerning the view and the type of suite you are looking for, the Solara can try their best to accommodate as best they can to ensure you are in the exact suite you are looking for.

Stoneridge Mountain Resort
30 Lincoln Park
Canmore, AB T1W 3E9
http://www.stoneridgeresort.ca/
Phone: 403-675-5000
Toll free: 1-877-675-5001
One bedroom king suite: $179
One bedroom with den: $189
Two bedroom suite: $249
Two bedrooms with den: $259

  • For reservations, call direct or visit online
  • The group rate code is: UCGF

Windtower Lodge and Suites:
160 Kananaskis Way
Canmore, AB T1W 3E2
www.windtower.ca
Phone: 403-609-6600
Toll free: 866-609-6600
Standard bedroom (Maximum 2 people): $69
One bedroom suite (Maximum 2 people – pull out for children): $159
Two bedroom suite (Maximum 4 people – pull out bed provides further accommodation for 2 children): $239

  • A complimentary hot buffet breakfast is included for hotel guests.
  • When making reservations mention the room block name  United 2016

Please note: All these establishments are within walking distance to the Cornerstone Theatre. To find out all of their features, you need to go on-line and check them out.  All accommodation rates are subject to taxes in accordance with municipal, provincial and federal tax regulations of 12%.

Rainer Salomaa

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Midland, Ontario

Midland, Ontario

Tara Crompton

Why should you attend the Feast of Tabernacles in Midland, Ontario, Canada? The answer is because you will have the luxury of enjoying a self-contained Feast. Weather will not be a factor even though the feast is later this year. Last year we held in-house activities that were a huge success and will be repeated.

Midland is located on beautiful Southern Georgian Bay, only 90 minutes from Toronto and 30 minutes from Barrie. The area has a natural blend of scenic landscapes, wildlife diversity and a picturesque harbor with waterfront trails and parkland. The spectacular fall colors should be at their best during the Feast. You can also visit several historic attractions that reflect the region’s rich cultures.

There is an array of shopping in the historic downtown, or a short drive to Barrie. For food lovers, there are local culinary delights and a variety of restaurants throughout the area; for those who would prefer to stay in, dining will be available at the on site “12 West Grill + Lounge” and will also offer room service.

One of the main reasons for returning to Midland is the warm and friendly welcome that we received at the Best Western Highland Inn and Conference Centre over the last three years. It is the premier full-service hotel in the Southern Georgian Bay area, and the hotel recently received the prestigious Director's Award from Best Western International. It has an excellent re-modeled ballroom with seating capacity for 500 people.

Accommodations include standard rooms as well as suites that come complete with a small refrigerator, a coffeemaker; all rooms include free high-speed Internet. Room rates start at $79 for the standard room and up to $99 for a Fireplace Jacuzzi Suite. Your room rate includes a hot breakfast at the onsite Atrium Café. The Atrium also provides a wonderful setting for interaction and relaxation as you connect with other spiritual members of the family.

Other amenities at the Best Western include a heated indoor swimming pool, hot tub and sauna for total relaxation.

For those who need alternative housing, there are also cottages and bed-and-breakfasts in the area. Festival activities once more center on the family beginning with a meet-and greet night, seniors’ brunch, bible studies, Ladies seminar, family day, games night, hymn sing and much more.

For those who have not yet experienced the quaint little town of Midland we hope this will be the year you do; for those who have attended in the past we invite you to try it again for the first time.

For further information on the area, please go to www.southerngeorgian.bay.on.ca. The Web site for the host hotel can be found at www.bestwesternmidland.com.

Location of Services: 924 King St., Midland, Ontario (at the corner of Hwy. 12).
First Service: Sunday October 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Taxes: 13 percent for guest rooms.

Patrick Read

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Sainte-Adèle, Québec

IMPORTANT NOTICE: (Updated 4-May-2016)

Hotel bookings can now be made directly with Hotel Le Chatecler

Please confirm the number of rooms you intend to book by contacting the feast coordinator by email at quebecfeast@ucg.ca

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

The feast in Quebec will be held in the beautiful town of Sainte-Adèle in the Laurentian Mountains just 60 minutes North of Montreal and 50 minutes from popular Mont Tremblant – a world famous destination where you can always be sure of a hearty welcome. This is an ideal setting for God’s feast with a breathtaking landscape of beautiful scenery including spectacular fall colors.

While roaming about, you will have the opportunity to visit some of the lively nearby towns and villages, where you will find a wealth of restaurants, cultural activities, art galleries, and quaint little boutiques. Among the other activities available for you include biking, hiking, horseback riding and golfing.

There is a very popular outlet mall with many international brands located a short 20-minute drive to the city of St-Jerome. There is also a popular shopping mall in the quaint village of St. Sauveur only 10 minutes from the hotel. For more information on amazing tourist sites for your stay please visit: www.laurentians.com/en.

Services will be held at the charming Hotel Le Chantecler which is a magnificent 550-acre property set perfectly in its environment, between the mountains and the peaceful waters of Lac Sainte-Adèle. Nestled in a picturesque setting in the heart of the Laurentians, this peaceful haven surrounded by greenery will enchant you, no matter the season. Hotel Le Chantecler is a renowned resort and conference centre with 179 rooms and suites.

You can book a standard room for only $91.00, double occupancy $103, triple at $143 and quad at $179.00. There are also some Executive rooms available starting at $120.00 for a single. Your price includes a continental breakfast (2 per room) which will be served in the dining room. For the balance of meals there are a variety of local and chain restaurants for all budgets only five minutes to Sainte-Adèle and nearby towns. A local restaurant list will be provided. Children under 18 stay free at the hotel. The hotel includes a kid’s playroom, indoor swimming pool, spa, fitness room, free parking and internet plus other outdoor sporting and leisure activities on the hotel grounds.

Please note the hotel is closed on Monday night, October 5, unless there are 25 rooms booked. If not there are plenty of hotels in the area or near the airport for those who are flying out on Tuesday. For more details on the hotel visit: www.lechantecler.com .

Those requiring air travel can fly into Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and rent a car for the short drive to the feast site.

Some activities in the planning include a bus tour to the old city of Montreal, tour of Mont Tremblay, Feast Dinner, Family Day, Bible Study, Hymn Sing and more

Location of Services: 1474 Chemin Chantecler, Sainte-Adèle, Quebec, J8B 1A2
First Service: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 16. The following day’s service will be at 2:30 p.m.
Toll Free: 1-888-916-1616
Taxes: 16.75% (includes $2.00 room cost, GST 5%, 9.975% QST)

Dennis Horlick

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