National Aboriginal Day
Information Centre lawn, from 11 am to 4 pm (pow-wow to begin at 1 pm).
Jasper National Park is recognized as the traditional territory of various Indigenous groups. Experience the culture of many local and regional communities on the longest day of the year as Paul First Nation hosts a spectacular demonstration pow-wow. Festivities will be taking place in the heart of Jasper.
Join us in celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday this year in Jasper National Park! Wave your maple leaf flag proudly along the streets of Jasper. Celebrations kick off with a delicious pancake breakfast, followed by a flag raising ceremony, a fun-filled parade, a barbeque and beer garden with live music and magnificent fireworks display.
Information Centre lawn, from 10 am to 4 pm
Day-long Parks Day activities include kids games, exhibits, music, guided walks, demonstrations and displays that celebrate the park and showcase some of the specialized work that goes into managing it. For full details visit the Friends of Jasper National Park website.
Jasper Dark Sky Festival
October 13 – 22
This partnership with Tourism Jasper and the community of Jasper will include events and activities for everyone from the serious astronomers who get up in the wee hours of the night to spot astronomical phenomenon to those who would rather enjoy the stars through the sky light in their cars.