As daylight hours begin to recede, October is the ideal time to celebrate the skies with the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival, an ever-growing festival aimed at connecting all ages to our universe and beyond.
There are a variety of fun events throughout October, some paid and some free. Check out the full schedule here or pick up the event guide at the Jasper Visitor's Centre (500 Connaught Drive).
A regular iPhone photo won’t cut it! Learn more with these night sky photography tips listed in our Dark Sky Blog. Interested in learning more about dark sky photography? Sign up for a 4 evening workshop during the festival!
October in Jasper can be a little chilly. Don't forget mitts, scarves and toques—just in case.
Wake up to elk grazing on the dew covered grass outside your cabin door. Choices abound, but one thing is certain, you'll be warm and cozy during your stay in Jasper. Book your Jasper accommodation here.
Try this smooth chocolaty wheat beer during the festival at the Jasper Brewing Co.
For sale at Friends of Jasper National Park, 500 Connaught Dr.