Runners strap on their snowshoes for a 5K or 10K fun run or walk through the snowy trails around the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. FREE 1k kid's race!
The Blitz Snowshoe Fun Run is a chip-timed race that takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, January 23 at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. An event for all ages and abilities with a fun theme, awesome draw prizes, Blitz apparel, complimentary hot chocolate and tea, and delicious home-baked treats.
Spend the morning hiking or running marked snowshoe trails while enjoying Jasper's pristine mountain landscape in Jasper National Park.
Time and Fees: » SATURDAY, JANUARY 23 » 9:00 AM » The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge » $55 Register link: http://snowshoe.blitzevents.ca/register.html
Jasper in January 2016 celebrates the third annual Food-A-Palooza. Jasper's Townsite Restaurants will be brewing with mouth-watering menus. Food-A-Palooza is a culinary "crawl" to compliment a weekend of traditional Jasper in January events such as Mountain Park Lodge's "Chili Cook Off", Sawridge's "Hops and Scotch" and Jasper's Progressive Dinner.
No Reservations are required. Ask for the "Food-A-Palooza" item at the below restauarants.Time and Fees: » THURSDAY, JANUARY 21 to SUNDAY, JANUARY 24 » 5:00 PM » $15
The Inn Grill: » Best Western Jasper Inn & Suites -
98 Geikie St
INN GRILL SLIDER BURGER TRIO
Burger Trio served with matchstick french fries.
» Bison with goat cheese and smoked tomato relish » Lamb with feta and lemon oregano aioli » Beef burger, house made "Nasty Habit" BBQ sauce, peppered bacon and jalapeno jack cheese » Paired with Alley Cat Amber Ale & Scona Gold Lager
Emerald Lounge: » Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge -
1 Old Lodge Road
98 Geikie St
ORSO ANTIPASTI PLATTERS
A selection of imported and domestic cheese and cured meat
» Paired with Aperol Negroni, a perfect combination of Plymouth Gin, Aperol & sweet vermouth.
Fiddle River: » 620 Connaught Drive
EARL GREY SMOKED CANDIED SALMON
Canadian maple & brown sugar cured Atlantic salmon. Hickory potato cake, lemon & horseradish whip cream.
» Paired with a glass of Canadian Red Rooster HenHouse white blend. »*Gluten free available
Whistle Stop Pub: » 105 Miette Avenue
» A basket of crispy sweet potato fries, perfect for sharing. » A basket of crispy sweet potato fries, perfect for sharing.
Jasper Brewing Company: » 624 Connaught Drive
» A Saskatoon berry chocolate mousse, house-made granola and dark chocolate bark. » Paired with a Jasper brewed winter Chocolate Porter.
Evil Dave's Grill: » 622 Patricia Street
SALMON TOSTADAS » Salmon, chipotle aioli, red onion and cilantro on toasted baguette. » Paired with our signature Nothern Lights cocktail.
Olive Bistro & Lounge: » 401 Patricia Street
OLIVA BRUSCHETTA » Fresh mozzarella baked bruscshetta; house marinara, herbed coulis, and asiago cheese. » Paired with San Felice Il Grigio Chianti Classico.
Earls Kitchen & Bar: » 600 Patricia Street, 2nd Floor
EARLS' RIB » Leroy's Crispy Dry Ribs - Earls famous dry ribs, savoury and seasoned with coarse salt and black pepper. » Paired with Mon Ami Rascal Grenache Syrah Mouvedre or Viognier/Marsanne, France.
Papa George's Restaurant: » 404 Connaught Drive
CANADIAN CROSTINI » Baked brie topped with maple syrup and walnuts on a crostini with basil oil and a balsamic reduction. » Paired with Muscadet Sevre et Maine Sur Lie.
Syrahs of Jasper: » 606 Patricia Street
QUE SYRAH SYRAH » Duck confit wings with a sweet and sour sauce and honey mustard wings. » Paired with an Alley Kat beer.
Skyline Lounge: » 94 Geikie Street
POTATO & BEEF CHIPS » In-house made, oven baked thick potato chips with thinly sliced AAA Alberta beef and roasted red pepper relish. » Paired with Kenwood Zinfandel.
C200: » 200 Connaught Deive
HOISIN GLAZED RIBLETS » Braised pork riblets in a hoisin glaze with house smoked coleslaw. » Paired with Errazuriz Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignion.
Silverwater Grill: » 96 Geikie Street
CHICKEN STUFFED MUSHROOM CAPS » Meadow Creek Farms organic chicken mousse stuffed mushroom caps with scallions and a chicken garlic glaze. » Paired with Gehringer Dry Riesling.
Embers Steakhouse: » 86 Connaught Drive
BOURBON MARINATED PULLED PORK SPRING ROLL » Bourbon marinated Meadow Creek Farms organic pulled pork spring roll - Embers signature BBQ sauce. » Paired with a Lynchburg Lemonade.
TUPELO HONEY LIVE
Tupelo Honey is a Canadian rock band from Alberta, Canada.
» They have opened for such bands as Bon Jovi, Default, Theory of a Deadman, Shinedown, Metric, Billy Talent, Thornley, the Trews, Three Days Grace, Hinder, Everclear, Hedley, Shinedown, and Papa Roach.
TUPELO HONEY has made significant waves as an indie band since forming in 2004. They have had numerous videos on Much Music and MTV, songs on TV shows like CTV's 'Degrassi' and the Cartoon Network's 'Stoked', toured with some of the worlds biggest rock bands, established a great internet presence (over 500,000 YouTube views), and international media exposure doing interviews for stations like Star TV. Time and Fees: » FRIDAY, JANUARY 22 & SATURDAY, JANUARY 23 » 9:00 PM » Atha-B Nightclub, Athabasca Hotel » $5 at the door - 18+
HOPSCOTCH & WINES
Champs Sports Lounge, Jasper Brewing Co. and the Jasper Liquor Store invite you to an evening of fine wine, spirits, local, and International brewed beers served along with a selection of delicious tapas prepared by our culinary team.
Tickets will be released on December 1st. be sure to get yours, as this is Jasper in January's most popular event.
Time and Fees: » JANUARY 23 » 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM » SAWRIDGE INN » $39 - 18+
Winter Brew Tour Experience
The Jasper Brewing Co was opened in the spring of 2005 and was Canada's first National Park Brewery. Three of the founders were born and raised in Jasper, and from the early years of their experiences in the food and beverage industry they felt there was a large demand for a "local" brew. Combine that with a love for beer - and they decided to open a brewpub.
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.
*Please note Winter Brew Tour Experience will be capped at 12 people. Cost is $60.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
PORTRAIT DEMO WITH JOHN WEBSTER
Years of working with colour, design and varied applications within the advertising field have laid a solid groundwork for John's painting. With a principle focus on portraiture, he seems to consistently capture the essence of the personalities he paints. With a style that varies from flat application of colour to vibrant knife painting and use of mixed media, he continues to grow in style and confidence with each new work. Time and Fees: » JANUARY 16-28 » MOUNTAIN GALLERIES
FAIRMONT JASPER PARK LODGE » TIMES: TBD
HOW TO CARVE A BEAR
WITH ALLAN WAIDMAN
Allan began carving stone in the late 90's, he is self-taught, working primarily in chlorite, alabaster and soapstone, using a variety of tools and techniques he has developed many unique applications to perfect his work. He continues to evolve that talent, refine his work and generously share his knowledge. Time and Fees: » JANUARY 20-30th » Mountain Galleries, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. » TIMES: Various Times. » $50, materials included. Carving a Bear Demonstration is FREE to observe.
Full Moon Feast
There is an Aboriginal tradition of offering a feast on a full moon. Advance sign up required. Details to follow.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 23 » No Charge » Marmot Meadows Winter Hub » 6:00 PM - 8:00PM
Gourmet Backcountry Skills - Then & Now
This special feature for appetites week will get you involved with comparing traditional backcountry cooking techniques with modern backpacking cooking and gear. We'll get you involved with preparing a meal over the fire and another on different camp stoves. Which do you think will be finished first and which will taste better?
Where, Time and Fees: » January 22 & 23 » No Charge » Marmot Meadows Winter Hub » 2:00 PM - 4:00PM
Join us at Pyramid Lake and dress up, put on your skis, snowshoes, ice-skate and get ready for the 6th edition of the Jasper Winter Pentathlon hivernal.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 23 » Jasper Activity Centre Parking Lot » 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wildlife Camera Safari
Take a peek into the world of wildlife research in JNP. You will use some of the equipment our experts use, visit a wildlife camera site and learn how these tools help the park better understand the wildlife populations.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 23 & 30 » No Charge » Marmot Meadows Winter Hub » 3:00 PM - 4:00PM
Taste Alberta Italian Winemaker's Dinner
Taste Alberta and ORSO Italian Trattoria team up to show guests how to cook delicious Italian food using local Alberta ingredients.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 23 » Cost: TBA » ORSO Restaurant, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge » 7:00 PM » Phone to book: 780.852.3301
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