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Jasper in January ofers two full weeks of events featuring all ages favourites: kick-off party, street festival, fireworks, Mountain Park Lodge's Chili Cook-off, dogsledding, plus great deals on places to stay and ski packages. Enjoy live music, and plenty of opportunities to hit the slopes at Marmot Basin.

Check out our articles to get a taste of Jasper in January.

Here's what's happening. 

Featured Events

Adventures week

Zoo Lion

Jan. 15 and 16

Enjoy the sweet sounds of Zoo Lion live at the Athabasca Hotel in the heart of Jasper's iconic downtown. $5 cover.



11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Join Jasper National Park staff for a fun-filled day at Pyramid Lake! Jump on a dogsled from Cold Fire Creek Dogsledding, enjoy a good old fashioned sleigh ride from Jasper Park Riding Stables and other awesome activities such as ice skating, fire starting, bannock bake, winter bocce, and Aboriginal crafts in a teepee.

Winter Brew Tour Experience

Jan. 16 - 17


What's better than a craft beer while looking at gorgeous views of the Canadian Rockies? Learning how to make that very beer is what! Head to the Jasper Brewing Co. and see learn how hops are turned into suds.

Your Jasper in January Winter Brew Tour Experience includes:

  • 6 X 6oz sampler
  • brewery tour with Brewmaster
  • souvenir pint glass
  • Jasper Brewing Co. tee shirt
  • choice of burger or sandwich off our menu

For tickets email Amanda@bearhillbrewing.com

Appetites week


Jan. 21 - 24


Celebrate the third annual Food-A-Palooza. Jasper will be cooking up mouth-watering menus for every palate. Food-A-Palooza is a culinary "crawl" to compliment a weekend of culinary excitement which features events such as Mountain Park Lodge's "Chili Cook Off", Sawridge's "Hops and Scotch" and Jasper's Progressive Dinner. 

Check out the official Jasper in January website for more details

Hopscotch and wines

Jan. 23


On Saturday January 23rd indulge in the annual hopscotch and wine event. Relax during an evening of fine wines, spirits, and local & internationally brewed beers, accompanied with a selection of delicious tapas. Get tickets here. 

Arts week

ATCO street party

Jan. 30

Free event

Head down to Patricia Street between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. for a variety of fun! Enjoy authentic aboriginal drumming, practise your animal forensic investigation skills, challenge yourself with some GPS fun and meet Parka the Parks Canada mascot. There will be a rail jam, festival of lights, fireworks and more!

Learn how to carve a bear

Jan. 20 - 30

Head to Mountain Galleries at Jasper Park Lodge and join Allan Waidman as you learn how to carve a bear out of stone. Allan is a self taught artist that is highly respected in the Jasper area and beyond. He continues to evolve that talent, refine his work and generously share his knowledge.

For details on each event and for more information go to the official festival website 

Unless specified otherwise all information about Jasper in January has been provided by Tourism Jasper