This is your access to lodging and meals for Festival for Change. Please note rates will be higher sometime the week of the event because of the need to place an advance order with food purveyor and extra work needed to shuffle room assignments with in last days before event. The approprite rate will be reflected on this site at the time you view it.
Events, activities, and peaceful escapes for the soul including meditation and yoga, connecting with your inner self to take on a more meaning existence in your space, etc. Because of the importance of completing the process and taking the time for themselves to detox, defrag, and destress while discovering a new day and new way in their lives we offer a variety of complete weekend packages to meet your needs.
*Entry pass, workshops, presentations, activities, ceremonies, performances, concerts and use of hiking trails and exercise room ARE INCLUDED!
YMCA is also offering rentals on canoes, row boats, mountain bikes and fee based guided edible hikes and hikes to three lakes. (*There are one or two private workshops not offered by Festival for Change which are fee based).
The Festival location provides accommodations and warm meals on-site. This incredible pristine 1,150 acre wooded property overlooking the lake sized pond is your backdrop. Imagine spending a weekend free of city and surburban noise, light pollution, and daily distractions while wakening to a ray of Sun through your window where you can enjoy an early morning hike in the woods with nature and then be involved in a guided meditation and/or group yoga exercise. Ready for a relaxing afternoon escape on trail or on the water? If the temperture cooperates canoes are available next to lodging you can take out on the pond (small use fee to property).
For those who don't have the time and just want to sample the bounty of modalities that provide healing services, connect you metaphysically or share with you better ways to better health and happiness they can secure a day pass.. there are even meals available for day visitors. If you have paid for lodging on-site, admission to Festival is waived for each paid overnight guest.
Meals are all buffet service (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with a salad and soup cart, juice service, and hot homemade meals in the company of hundreds of other Festival guests.
Meals are served as follows:
Friday - Dinner only
Saturday - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Sunday - Breakfast and Lunch
Hiking trails, canoes, outdoor Festival site, indoor sessions and displays, lake side pond, waterfalls, cafeteria, bond fire, and parking lots are all within a short walk or adjacent to your overnight accommodations.
For more details about the schedule, maps, as well as the activities, thought leaders, healers, exhibitors, and readers who will be joining us over the weekend please visit the Festival site at http://festivalforchange.com.
*Lodging is in modern facilities with hot showers and bunk style beds (one person per bunk.. you get to pick to use upper or lower part of bed). Lodging comes with a pillow, pillow case, linens for bed, and blanket.
Please notify us if you require a handicap friendly room. If you would like to be assigned in the same room with friends and family please email us separately with your full name as well as theirs with a request to be roomed together.
**Pets are allowed on campus, outdoors; however, are NOT allowed in any buildings. Exceptions for legal guide dogs. Smoking is prohibited in all buildings on the property.
***Friday start time for the Festival reflected on this site is not yet confirmed although we had to enter it because of the site settings. After you are registered you will receive updates leading up the this transformational weekend. Make sure you provide us a working email for you and that you approve emails from "@festivalforchange.com".
**** Images are for illustrative purposes only. No representations nor warrants are made through what is depicted in photos.
Interested in being a healer or vendor at Festival?
Due to deposits and food orders that have to be placed no refunds will be made after August 30, 2012 for any reason. All requests made in writing prior to August 30, 2012 are subject to a $50.00 cancellation fee if request is made within 14 days of purchase date.
Festival for Change (the "Festival") is one of the largest and most unique indoor/outdoor festivals and retreats of its kind in the nation.
The Festival is a gathering of like minds and kindred spirits seeking answers, looking to contribute and share healthy and peaceful lifestyle insights and strategies holistically, connect with the energetic as well as the spiritual, and find a path to a fuller more satisfactory state of mind and life while connecting to nature, and the positive energy and those around us.
Bringing together spiritual leaders, healers, mediums, psychics, shamen, nutrition and holistic health and diet practitioners, artists, and performers the Festival is a community, a circle of friends and family, and one stop shop for the soul and retreat for your spirit.
The Festival is the spiritual on ramp for Powermastery which offers empowerment retreats focused on personal, business and financial empowerment.