Jasper Dark Sky Festival

Jasper Dark Sky Festival

Celebrating Jasper's distinction as the largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve in the world!

Festival Dates: -
Festival Type: Arts & Culture
Community: Jasper
Province: Alberta

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.

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