October is Dark Sky month in Jasper!
Home to the world’s largest accessible Dark Sky preserve, Jasper by day offers a universe of outdoor fun in a wilderness playground.
When you visit Jasper and you want to see something amazing... just look up. At night, Jasper is a stunning wilderness of stars, and by day it’s a universe of mountain fun and adventure. Jasper is home to the world’s largest Dark Sky Preserve and right now is the perfect time to enjoy it. Take it all in during the Jasper Dark Sky Festival. Don't miss the wonder... revealed.
Click here to learn more about the Dark Sky Preserve and the designation.
They're not just looking at stars in Jasper this weekend, but teaching the science of astronomy, and having fun with daytime activities like the bottle rocket launch. There will also be night-sky photography sessions with Yuichi Takasaka. Read his photography tips and tricks here.
Check out our articles page to read how last year's Star Party was for the kids and more.
Check out this slideshow below for a peek at last year's festival in the daytime! Daytime events this year include Just for Kids: Space Cadet Fair and Astronomy Talks.
Click here for all the feature events this year
Unless otherwise stated, all content regarding the Jasper Dark Sky Festival has been provided by festival organizers.