Festivals & Events

Mountains, lakes, plus amazing events, Jasper has got it going on!

Upcoming Events

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Jasper Dark Sky Festival

Jasper National Park has been deemed as the World’s Largest Dark Sky Preserve (accessible) and this year we celebrate in a big way! With little light pollution and optimal conditions for dark sky viewing. Jasper was designated as a Dark Sky Preserve by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

Be sure to check out the Mount Robson Inn’s Dark Sky Festival Special Rate including breakfast and late checkout – a 15% savings.

Jasper Vet Fest

Jasper Vet Fest

The community of Jasper will be hosting the Veteran's Appreciation Event from November 1st to 15th, 2021. With the 100th Anniversary of the Poppy, Remembrance Day, and Veteran's Week, Jasper would like to invite all to our town and Jasper National Park to enjoy events, activities and dining throughout the Town of Jasper. The Veteran Appreciation Event (Vet Fest) is to show our support for our Military Veterans who through their service at home, or overseas, have endured and sacrificed so much for all of us.​

The Mount Robson Inn is proud to join in on the festivities and provide a package deal for this special occasion. Veterans, Military, and Vet Fest attendees can enjoy 15% off of their stay and free breakfast - BOOK NOW.

Past Events

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Santa and Jasper the Bear Skate

Visit with Santa and Jasper the Bear, skate the lake and warm up with hot chocolate, apple cider and s’mores.

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Jasper in January

Jasper in January is one of the best times to visit Jasper National Park. The January festival is full of daily canyon ice walks, several outdoor activities for the outdoorsy type – and plenty of opportunities to celebrate the winter season in beautiful Jasper, Alberta.

Jasper in January offers great daily deals and specials at various Jasper restaurants, activity services and yes, the Mount Robson Inn has special offers available too!

2022 Jasper in January Events Line Up:

Please note, in light of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant, changes have been made to the following events in 2022:

  • Street Party & Fireworks – Cancelled
  • After Dark Concert Series – Cancelled
  • Wine in Winter – Postponed to April
  • Whiskey Wine & Hops – Postponed to April

Click here to find more information on the Tourism Jasper events page

Curling Rocks

Curling Funspiel

Curling is a popular winter activity, established in Canada and enjoyed throughout the year in indoor curling rinks. Jasper Curling Club hosts this 80s/90s inspired event every year and it rocks!

Fee includes play and a pizza dinner, Jasper Trivia, 50/50 and prizes.

  • Games: 11:00 am - 5:50 pm
  • Fun (Dinner, trivia, prizes): 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Cost: $25 per player
  • Register by January 13, 2022

The event registration link will be added here when it becomes available, so check back soon!


Jasper Cup Adult Pond Hockey Tournament

Ice hockey is the classic winter sport that brings Canadians together everywhere! You can expect exciting outdoor shinny on a pristine glacier mountain lake with incredible views. Enjoy this free event as a spectator or register as a player.


  • 20 plus teams will compete in a 4 on 4 Pond hockey tournament with a minimum of 6 and maximum of 8 players per team, NO Goalies as we use Pond hockey nets.
  • Separate Men’s & Women’s Recreational & Competitive divisions
  • Divisional Champion team receives “Jasper Cup” and Gold medals. Finalists receive Silver medals
    CHE is donating a portion of your Team’s Fees to the “CHE Cares Fund
  • Other activities include skiing/snowboarding, cross country, snow shoeing & dog sledding
  • This tournament is Hockey Alberta Sanctioned

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Jasper Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival

Escape the cold winter air and let us fill your mugs with some of the best locally crafted beer. There is no better way to kick off your Super Bowl weekend than becoming a beer expert in one of Canada’s largest National Parks.

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Jasper NordicFest

This multi-sport event is a fun way to come together in the community of Jasper to enjoy our incredible backyard. There are 6 different races to join:

  • 35k Caribou Loppet Individual Ski
  • 16 k Classic Skate or Ski
  • 5 k Classic Skate or Ski
  • 12 k Classic Skate or Ski
  • 8 km Snow Shoe Race
  • 8 km "Dead Cold" Trail Run

This event is in partnership with the Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society and it’s sponsored by the Mount Robson Inn.

Click here to register on their website.

Jasper Pride

Jasper Pride Festival

The Jasper Pride Festival has expanded to 10 days to celebrate everything Pride. From parties to skiing to burlesque to outdoor adventures, you'll have endless options for planning an unforgettable weekend.

Jasper Pride is a popular event with over a thousand visitors travelling from around the world to attend a marquee pride event in a spectacular mountain setting.

2022 Jasper Pride Events

Book our Jasper Pride Jaunt package from March 31 to April 11, 2022 and receive a 15% discount on your accommodations, plus extras.

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Jasper Canadian Rockies Half Marathon

Whether your first-ever footrace, family run or searching out an event to kickstart the season, the Jasper Canadian Rockies Half Marathon Festival is sure to please! There are a wide variety of events from a family run, 5 km run, 10 km and 21 km run.

MB Retro Day

Marmot Basin Retro Weekend

Take to the slopes with your favourite decade attire and enjoy 50% off online lift tickets. DJs will be playing through the day to compliment an epic BBQ will take place from 11am-2pm on Saturday. Then don your onesie or bomber windbreaker at the fashion show on May 1 at 12 pm.


GranFondo Jasper

The Gran Fondo Jasper is a cycling event meant to bring every adventure (and fitness) level to the roads of the real Rockies, with four different routes to choose from. The event is the second Gran Fondo in North America to be held completely within a national park.

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Banff Jasper Relay

Breathe in the fresh Rocky Mountain air, explore glacial rivers, lakes forests and more as you participate in this unique relay together with teams of other running enthusiasts.

Sequential runners from each team will pass the baton 15 times to complete a total of 257.7 km. The South Phase (from Lake Louise to the Saskatchewan River Crossing) happens simultaneously with the North Phase (Norman Creek to Jasper) in order to complete the race within daylight hours. Click here for more information on the individual course stages.

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Canada Day Celebrations

The Canada Day celebration in Jasper begins with a pancake breakfast at Centennial Park. Several events, such as the parade, BBQ, live music, and kids’ activities are planned throughout the day. Cap off the day with a fireworks display in the evening.


Parks Day - Jasper

All across the country Canadians will be celebrating the importance of our parks and historic sites and, in Jasper, the Friends of Jasper National Park will be hosting the party! You won’t want to miss the guided hikes and outdoor activities, fundraising barbecue, interpretive displays, aboriginal drummers and dancers, children’s activities, family entertainment and MORE that will take place throughout the park. The big party will take place on Saturday, July 21 but events will take place all weekend-long!

Bubbles on Beauvert

Bubbles on Beauvert

Channel your inner 'Old Hollywood' glitz and glam at this classic themed party in style like you've never been to before. Fine sparkling wine and cocktails, chef attended stations serving a gourmet meal, live music and dancing for a night to remember on the shores of beautiful Lac Beauvert.

Time: 6-10 pm
: $149/person
*Attendees must be at least 18 years old

Click here to reserve tickets

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Christmas in Jasper

Discover holiday magic with those who matter most this year in Jasper. From ice skating atop frozen lakes to cozy afternoons spent fireside, Jasper’s mountain-town charm pairs perfectly with the Christmas season. Join us this December, and feel the welcoming warmth of Jasper hospitality.

Events to check out: Christmas Scavenger Hunt, Pyramid Lake Activities, Gingerbread Decorating, Kids Christmas Colouring Contest, Santa and Jasper the Bear's Skate, Christmas Photobooth