Jasper in January

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Jan 14 - Jan 30 | 2022

Celebrate the season with everything that makes
our frostiest months also our most memorable.
Your nose might be chilly but your
heart has never been warmer.

Looks like we'll be venturing a little different than planned this January!

Due to recent Omicron transmission levels, Tourism Jasper is making some changes to the upcoming Jasper in January program. While the festival as a whole will continue, events will be reduced—with some being postponed and a few cancelled altogether.

Select program changes include:

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

As always, we're encouraging residents and visitors to be respectful and adhere to public health restrictions at all times.

While it's sad to change another highly anticipated event, we are heartened by the resilience, understanding, and above all, respect for one another's health and safety that both residents and visitors have shown in Jasper.

Although we won't be celebrating together as we all hoped, we encourage everyone to take some time and celebrate the lighter side of winter—safely. Get outside and enjoy the many light installations, fantastic skiing, and world-class outdoor recreational activities still available as part of Jasper in January.

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Light Displays powered by ATCO

We’re putting the light in the lighter side of winter! Bring your camera to see the sparkling installations around town, powered by local sponsor ATCO. From illuminated vintage train engine to fairy light strewn pathways to otherworldly scenes created by professional lighting designer Dylan Toymaker, these bright features will be lighting up the town of Jasper from January 14 to 30.

Locations:

  • 6015 Steam Engine – Connaught Drive adjacent Jasper Train Station
  • Dylan Toymaker Lanterns at Robson Park – Geikie Street
  • Visitor Information Centre – 500 Connaught Drive
  • Tourism Jasper – 411 Patricia Street
  • Old Jasper Fire Hall – 414 Patricia Street
  • Canada Post Office – 502 Patricia Street

Visiting us in January? Snap a photo, post on Instagram and tag @atco, @tourismjasper and use #JasperinJanuary and #ATCO for a chance to win Oilers Tickets for April 9, 2022!

Winter Experiences

When Jasper snow comes to stay, Jasperites say, ‘time to play!’ Winter in the national park is nothing short of magical. Discover the many amazing and unique activities that will make this your new favourite season.

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Jasper Dining Week

Jasper Dining Week Week is a 8-day celebration of the mountain inspired culinary scene. Explore the best Jasper restaurants and our unique and thriving Jasper food scene. Savour the local flavour.

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Jasper's biggest happy hour!

Take part in a time-honoured mountain-town tradition! After hours of skiing (or other outdoor adventure) nothing feels better than warming up and refueling at a local watering hole to rehash the day's highlights and unwind. Grab a seat at any of these participating restaurants, where you'll find special deals on drinks and food.

Rediscover Jasper in January, now lighter and brighter than ever

December 6, 2021 in ,

Rediscover Jasper in January, now lighter and brighter than ever

Get ready to celebrate the best that winter has to offer. For three decades, Jasper in January has been the nexus of joyful mountain culture and having good times in any weather. This year, we invite you to rediscover this playful festival with the help of your favourite seasonal activities, now featuring some fresh new twists.

October 30, 2018 in ,

6 Steps to Plan the Perfect Winter Ski Escape in Jasper National Park

Can’t wait another minute for ski season to rev-up again? Well, the wait is (nearly) over! With Marmot Basin opening in early November, here are 6 steps to prepare you for the most epic ski season yet.

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The 8 best fireplaces to achieve peak coziness

Call it caveman instinct, call it hygge, call it whatever you want, but can we all agree that there’s something uniquely special about relaxing next to a cozy fire? And in the winter, that flickering flame seems to be extra mesmerizing. Luckily Jasper’s longstanding cabin culture has helped establish many gorgeous fireplaces around the town and beyond.

November 24, 2021 in ,

10 awesome facts about Marmot Basin ski resort

When it’s not charming people with its stunning views, this beloved ski spot (known locally as ‘the hill’) is winning accolades far and wide. It was just ranked by Home-To-Go as the best, most affordable ski resort in North America and helped establish Jasper as the best ski town on the continent.