Learn more about the Jasper Dark Sky Festival presented by Rocky Mountaineer in Jasper, Canada.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Festival and where are the events held?

The festival is held in the town-site of Jasper, Canada. Events are held at various locations throughout Jasper National Park.

When does the Festival take place?

The Jasper Dark Sky Festival presented by Rocky Mountaineer runs from October 11-27, 2019. Check our events page for a full listing of events that are taking place. October is also Dark Sky month in Jasper National Park and there are many great events happening throughout the month.

What is the weather like in October in Jasper?

The average temperature tends to drop and fluctuate during the month of October. The highs can be around 15°C and the lows around -5°C.

How do I get to the events?

Many of the events will take place outdoors, and while these spaces are considered accessible, attendees should be aware that the terrain may be difficult to maneuver. Please feel free to get in touch with us if you have questions about specific events or need to make special accommodation requests.

Are tickets refundable?

All tickets are non-refundable.

How can I present my ticket to gain entry to the main event?

Print your tickets to bring to the tent or download your ticket on the Ticketbud app!

When do the doors open for the main event?

Doors to the CN tent will open an hour prior to the show.

What should I wear to the main event?

We are encouraging guests to dress comfortably for the weather as the presentations will be held in a large, enclosed performance tent. The tent will be equipped with heaters however, it  is October!

Is there assigned seating with my ticket at the main event?

Seats will be provided for all guests. All seating is general admission.

Are children required to purchase a ticket to the main event?

Children 2 and under do not require a ticket for the event. Families with children under the age of 2 are asked to keep their child on their lap. There is no special pricing for groups.

Will there be snacks and beverages at the main tent?

Coco's cafe will be providing F&B  for the keynote and spacetalks events. The menu includes: 

-Butter Chicken on rice with Naan

-Tomato Gin soup with grilled cheese

-Veggie chili with Sourdough toast

-Fresh baked cookies

-Coffee, tea & hot chocolate

-Wine & beer

Can dogs go on the shuttle to the Beyond the Stars event because there is not parking?

Dogs will not be allowed on the shuttle unless they are an accredited service dog.

How many drink tickets are included in the VIP Stargazing Reception?

Each ticket includes 2 drink tickets and drinks will be available for purchase after.

Contact Us

  • Address

    Tourism Jasper
    500 Connaught Dr.
    Jasper, AB, Canada T0E 1E0