Festival Site Updates
October 3, 2022
Schedule now available
The Jamaica Feast schedule is now available.
For those interested in the Dunn's River Falls tour, please email Newton Wholas to make your reservation. His email address is [email protected]. Be sure to let him know that you are with COGWA.
If there is anyone who has not finalized their shuttle from the airport, send your flight schedule to Newton Wholas. Again, his email address is [email protected].
We look forward to seeing you soon!
September 29, 2022
Volunteers and activities
For those who will be at the hotel on the Sabbath of Oct. 8, we will have services in the Ocho Rios Room at 2 p.m.
We are in need of volunteers to help with the public address and video systems. If you would be able to assist, please contact the Festival coordinator, Herchial Fisher, at [email protected].
There will be a Family Fun Show on Thursday night, Oct. 13. If you're interested in participating, whether with a song or dance, a poem or a short comedy act, kindly advise Mr. Fisher.
A number of group tours to some of our most famous attractions, among them the world-famous Dunns River Falls, is on the schedule of activities. Those interested please let Mr. Fisher know.
August 23, 2022
For those interested in singing in this year's Festival choir, please email the Feast coordinator, Herchial Fisher, at [email protected]. He'll be in contact with the choir director, Madge Thompson, regarding participation details.
June 28, 2022
Bahia airport shuttle
For more details about transportation from the airport to the hotel and back, please see the Bahia Airport Shuttle information.
Grand Bahia Principe is described as a massive 850 room all-inclusive Spanish mega-resort with beautifully landscaped lawns. This family-friendly beachfront hotel boasts a water park and is situated on Jamaica's north shore in Runaway Bay, St. Ann 69 km or just over a one-hour drive from the airport in Montego Bay. Each suite has a balcony or terrace, a flat-screen TV and a stocked minibar. The property offers three free-form pools, a spa with an additional pool and nonmotorized water sports equipment. There are five on-site restaurants. Dining options range from three international buffets to seven a la carte venues that serve Asian, Brazilian, Italian, Japanese, Caribbean and steakhouse dishes. Buffet breakfast is served daily from 7 to 10:30 a.m. There are four watering holes, including a swim-up bar.
When making reservations at www.bahia-principe.com select “Bahia Principe Grand Jamaica” as the location. Choose the 100% Flexible Rate only so that you can apply the group discount in the box on the next page. Be sure to include group No. 48937 in the group discount box. This code can only be used for those in the United States. This code cannot be combined with “My Bahia” rewards/loyalty program. Reservation deposits must be paid by June 15. All reservations must be paid in full by Sept. 9.
If you have any problems making a reservation, please contact the groups department at 1-305-593-4041, from Monday to Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST, or send an email to [email protected].
Rates available from Oct. 6-21, 2022.
$133.50 junior suite superior (1 adult)
$178 junior suite superior (2 adults)
$253.65 junior suite superior (3 adults)
$142.50 junior suite superior with sea view (1 adult)
$190 junior suite superior with sea view (2 adults)
$270.75 junior suite superior with sea view (3 adults)
Free first child 11 years and younger (junior suite superior with or without sea view)
$44.50 second child 11 years and younger (junior suite superior)
$47.50 second child 11 years and younger (junior suite superior with sea view)
Maximum occupancy per room: 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children.
If you have any questions, you can contact Herchial Fisher at [email protected].