Join us for the 2016 Jasper in January Festival Kick-off Party! Enjoy great food, beverages, and start the 2016 festival off with the camaraderie and fun that it's known for.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 15th, 2016 » No Charge | 18+ » Whistle Stop Pub » 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Fire Starting and Bannock Sale
Learn a few outdoor winter skills, like how to start a fire with flint and steel using natural materials, then cook your own bannock on a stick for a tasty treat.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 24, 28, 29, 30 & 31 » No Charge » Marmot Meadows Winter Hub » 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wahkootowin (We Are All Connected)
The Medicine wheel is a guide to help teach us of how all things are connected. It is like a compass for Wahkootowin; navigating a way to understanding of how everything is related in our natural environment, families, communities, and within ourselves. Join us around the fire for interactive teaching for the whole family.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 15 & 22 » No Charge » Marmot Meadows Winter Hub » 5:00 PM - 6:00PM
Ski & Snowboard Lessons on Visitor Information Lawn
Give skiing or snowboarding a try, right in the middle of Jasper! The Visitor Information Lawn is transformed into a very gentle ski slope, perfect for trying the sports for the 1st time. We will have rental equipment and instructors on hand to teach people of all ages skiing and snowboarding!
Where, Time and Fees: » January 15, , 17, 22, 29, 30 » No Charge » Marmot Meadows Winter Hub » 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kakasistipiskak (Dark Sky)
First Nations Dark Sky stories are observations that were shared through story and ceremony; interlinking the sky, the land, and the people with timeless understandings that foster traditional values, strengths, and wisdom. This interactive story telling program will take place around the fire with tea and bannock.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 15, 22, 29 » No Charge » Marmot Meadows Winter Hub » 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tracking: A Beginner Snowshoe Activity with Parks Canada
For this program we'll strap on snowshoes (provided) and explore the area around Marmot Meadows in search of animal tracks and other wildlife signs. During nasty weather, we'll host an activity inside the shelter or tipi.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 15, 22, 23, 29, 30 » No Charge » Marmot Meadows Winter Hub » 11:00 AM - 12:00PM
Zoo Lion Live at the Atha-B Night Club
Zoo Lion's Rock band comes from Calgary with their very own synchronized sound, bringing tracks from hard rock to folk-rock fusions, all for your listening enjoyment.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 15, 16th » $5 18+ » Atha-B Night Club, Athabasca Hotel » 9:00 PM