Events in Jasper and Festivals
Jasper National Park is well known for their year round festivals and events. The Mount Robson Inn is a Jasper hotel that is active in the community and is pleased to recommend the following events and festivals in the Canadian Rockies.
Parks Canada Interpretive Programs
Mid May to mid September Parks interpreters are out and about in the park on weekends to share their knowledge and expertise of Jasper National Park wildlife and the mountain wilderness landscapes.
National Aboriginal Day
June 24, 2012
Join Elders, Aboriginal drummers, singers and dancers. Experience Tipi teachings, storytelling, guided walks, traditional life exhibits, food and children’s craft area.
Jasper Heritage Rodeo
August 15-18, 2012
Combining the best of western culture and heritage, the Heritage Rodeo is a weekend to lasso some fun. Out of the 60 professional rodeos on the western Canada schedule, this one remains at the forefront of rodeo promotion and education.
Jasper Motorcycle Run
August 25, 2012
Check out the 4th Annual Jasper Motorcycle Run. The beautiful Canadian Rockies are the perfect place to enjoy a weekend out riding in Jasper National Park. The Motorcycle Run will provide an opportunity to enjoy fantastic scenery, meet plenty of fellow riders and win great prizes. Select Jasper hotels such as the Mount Robson Inn are offering great accommodation packages for this special weekend.
Jasper’s Dark Sky Festival
October 12-14, 2012
Jasper National Park has been deemed as the World’s Largest Dark Sky Preserve and this our festival to celebrate. There will be a variety of themed activities and special packages offered out our hotel the Mount Robson Inn. Don’t forget your iphone or ipad! Jasper National Park is one of the best places on the planet to use your mobile device. Check out the Star Walk app. When you point your iOS device at the sky you can see the constellations build live in front of you! Skyview is another astronomy app which is free. How cool is that!
Jasper in January
January 11-27, 2013
Jasper in January is one of the best times to visit Jasper National Park. The January festival is chalked full of daily canyon ice walks, wildlife tours and snowshoe hikes for the outdoorsy type – live music for the soulful and plenty of opportunities to hit the slopes up at Marmot Basin. Jasper in January offers great daily deals and specials at various Jasper restaurants, activity services and of course, accommodations packages at hotels such as the Mount Robson Inn.