There are a ton of daily indoor and outdoor free and special events going on around this Alberta mountain town that knows how to throw a party in any season. It’s the perfect chance to try a new winter sport (ice climbing, anyone?), go dogsledding, snowshoeing, stargaze with pro astronomers, or find your new favourite wine. It’s the perfect time to make new friends or just hang out with your old ones doing some cool Canadian things.
Here are a few of the highlights, so dress warm and put on your best winter game face.
Jan. 17 - Kickoff party – Head to Cassio’s Trattoria for a night of live music, drink samples and appies. No cover, 18+.
Jan. 17 - Wine in Wilderness – You might want to hire a babysitter for this new for 2020 event. Hosted at the Wilderness Kitchen at Maligne Canyon, gather with locals and friends for an evening of sampling local and international wines. Jasper local Peter Cherniaswsky will set the mood with his music by the cosy, crackling fire. Tickets $59. Free shuttle from town.
Jan. 18-Feb.1 - Festival of Galaxies – Did you know Jasper is a designated Dark Sky Preserve and winter is the prime time for stargazing? Join professional astronomers and see the wonders of the night sky from some of the most powerful telescopes in the Rockies. Check out the select dates and more details here.
Jan. 18 - Whiskey, Wine and Hops Festival – Grab your tickets and a few friends for this evening of sipping spirits from around the world, as well as nibbling on yummy tapas. Tickets are $60 and the party is held at the Sawridge Inn Ballroom.
When You Go
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