Patricia Street from 6-9 p.m. becomes the ATCO STREET PARTY for a variety of activities, sights, sounds and tastes. Enjoy authentic aboriginal drumming, practise your animal forensic investigation skills, challenge yourself with some GPS fun and meet Parka the Parks Canada mascot. Parks staff will be set up near the Information Centre and will be looking forward to seeing you there.
ROBSON ON THE ROCKS WINTER ICE BAR » The 3rd annual ice bar is set to be another hit for 2015! Located adjacent to the Robson House, featuring special coffee and hot chocolate as well as a ‘shot ski' designed just for the event! Salute to snow includes ski movies and a celebratory atmosphere honouring all that is Jasper in January!
RED BULL WINCH SESSION » Watch as skiers and snowboarders get hauled on a high powered winch through a mini park built in the centre of downtown.
ATCO WALK OF LIGHTS » Bring a light and join the crowd on the walk to Centennial Park to enjoy the fireworks!
Time and Fees: » SATURDAY, JANUARY 30 » PATRICIA STREET » 6:OO PM - 9:30 PM
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.
MEN'S POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
Pond hockey on Lake Mildred in Jasper National Park!
» The Jasper Pond Hockey Challenge will bring the coveted Canadian Pond Hockey game to one of the most scenic venues in Canada. » This Pond Hockey tournament in Jasper National Park offers a hockey experience you're sure to remember. » 20 plus teams will compete in a 4 on 4 (plus 2 alternates) Pond hockey tournament.
Time and Fees: » FRIDAY, JANUARY 29-31 » LAKE MILDRED
FAIRMONT JASPER PARK LODGE » ALL DAY
MOURNING WOOD LIVE
Mourning Wood has been one of Alberta's most beloved rock cover bands for the past decade. The band appeals to a vast and eclectic demographic, ensuring that witnesses leave their inhibitions behind in order to lavish in the energy of musical lust. The band self-proclaims that it is the easiest rock band on the eyes in the Borealis area.
Time and Fees: »FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 30th. » 9:00 PM » Atha-B Nightclub, Athabasca Hotel » $5 at the door - 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.
Jasper National Park's night sky is illuminated with a spectacular fireworks display!
» Cuddle up under the stars for Jasper in January's fantastic fireworks show!
Time and Fees: » SATURDAY , JANUARY 30 » CENTENNIAL PARK » 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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
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
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
Bring the family to enjoy a scavenger hunt on the ski hill! Collect your scavenger hunt clues upon your arrival at the Caribou Chalet, then hunt around the mountain for answers during your day on the slopes. There will be a prize give-away at 3:00 PM!
Where, Time and Fees: » January 30 » No Charge » Marmot Basin » 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come and try some of the latest and greatest skis & snowboards at Marmot Basin! Demo's will be available for you to try from mid-mountain with a valid credit card and ID.
Where, Time and Fees: » January 30 » No Charge » Marmot Basin » 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5th Annual Loud & Proud Party
Watch some local favourites turn from "Straight to Diva!" In collaboration with local salons, 4 straight men will turn into drag queens for a night! Hair, make up, high heels and all! Each participant will do a dance number and of course Jasper's own Toni Van Blam will be performing! Followed by a Dj so we can dance the night away!
Where, Time and Fees: » January 30 » No Charge » Whistle Stop Pub » 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM