In 2011, Jasper celebrated having been awarded the designation of the World’s Largest Dark Sky Preserve! The Jasper Dark Sky Festival was held October 21-24 with themed events, activities and packages in and around Jasper. The festival was filled with plenty of events to celebrate our dark sky!
Oct 22, 6:00 pm-10:30 pm
Star Party In the Park
Pyramid Lake and Jasper Park Stables
Visit the best sky viewing areas in Jasper National Park and join in the star-crossed fun at Jasper’s Star Party! Wander through a myriad of activities and performances including Alberta Parks DSI: Dark Sky Investigator Theatre, astronomy presentations, telescope viewing hosted by members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Pyramid Island Starlight Adventure, interpretive starlit wagon rides and guided night walks with Friends of Jasper National Park and Parks Canada.