Festival Info

Learn more about the Jasper Dark Sky Festival

Meet your festival host

Niki Wilson is thrilled to host the Jasper Dark Sky Festival for the seventh time. When not introducing you to the talented guests on the main stage she works as a science writer, covering nature and the environment for publications like BBCEarth, Motherboard, Canadian Wildlife Magazine, Natural History Magazine and Canadian Geographic.

Niki Wilson, Jasper Dark Sky Festival Host

Everything you need to know

Jasper’s Dark Sky Preserve

What is a Dark Sky Preserve?

With little light pollution and optimal conditions for dark sky viewing. Jasper was designated as a Dark Sky Preserve by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

BE PREPARED

Preparing for the festival

Jasper’s Dark Sky invites astronomers at every level to gaze upon the wonder of one of the world’s largest dark sky preserves.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

We’re here to help! We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions and provided answers so you can enjoy the full festival experience.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

COVID 19 SAFETY POLICIES AND GUIDELINES

Tourism Jasper is committed to providing travelers with a safe destination to explore and the resources to make informed decisions.

Window Painting Project

Window Painting

Tour downtown Jasper during the month of October to discover the beauty and wonder of the night sky painted on various store front and windows. Artist Keenan Kirk (Kidpixel), in collaboration with local Jasper artists, has brought constellations to life around town – how many can you find?

Contact Us


  • Address

    Tourism Jasper
    414 Patricia St.
    Jasper, AB, Canada T0E 1E0

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