Jasper in January
Find discounted hotels in Jasper and cheap lift tickets at Marmot Basin ski resort from Jan 11th to 27th 2013 at the 24th annual Jasper in January event. With cheap deals at many Jasper accommodations, there is no excuse not to come to Jasper and experience this fun family festival.
Jasper in January Festival 2013
Room Only for $90 per Night
Many Jasper accommodations are offering very attractive room only deals throughout Jasper in January, with rates at some properties as low as $90 per night at the time of writing.
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Great Rates at a Luxury Hotel
If you are looking for a special discounted rate at one of Jasper’s most desirable hotels, the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge has a Jasper in January Offer featuring attractive room rates from $247 per night from January 11th to January 27th 2013.
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Discounted Ski Passes
Day passes for Marmot Basin will cost $60 + GST during Jasper in January, which is almost a 25% discount off normal rates.
Jasper in January Events & Activities
The Jasper in January 2013 schedule promises an exciting range of fun events taking place throughout the town, including street parties, skating parties, terrific food and wine, and lots of live music.
On the first weekend, to get the festival started, the Whistle Stop Pub is hosting a Kick Off Party from 9pm on Friday Jan 11th and the band Mourning Wood are playing the same day at the Athabasca Hotel from 8pm ($5). On Saturday Jan 12th there is Dog Sledding as well as a whole host of family events taking place at Pyramid Lake from 11am-3pm including ice skating and a bannock bake. On the evening of Jan 12 the Loud and Proud Party is a lively drag show taking place at the Whistle Stop Pub from 9pm and Mourning Wood are back at the Athabasca Hotel from 8pm. On Sunday Jan 13th you’ll find a Family Fun Race at Marmot Basin from 9am, which is a free event.
On Friday Jan 18th, the ever popular Annual Chilli Cook Off takes place at the Jasper Activity Centre from 6pm to midnight including awesome food and an even better party ($15), and on Saturday 19th is the Family Street Party from 6-9pm in downtown Jasper where in past years the fun has included music, food, street hockey, children’s games, street performers, line dancing, face painting, as well as special events and offers from many Jasper businesses. This free event culminates in a Walk of Lights at 9pm and a firework display at 9.30pm at Centennial Park.
The Polar Bear Dip sounds like a sobering way to round off the weekend, taking place at 1pm on Sunday Jan 20th at Patricia Lake. Also on the 20th is the Moonlight Charity Skate taking place from 6-8pm on Mildred Lake near the Jasper Park Lodge, and a Scavenger Hunt at Marmot Basin ski resort (9am-2pm).
On the final festival weekend our pick for Friday 25th is the Wine in Winter evening at Chateau Jasper (7-10pm, $25), which is a wine tasting event featuring a wide selection of international wines plus appetizers. The same evening sees Robbie Burn’s Night at the Jasper Legion (6.30pm) and an Indoor Snowball Fight at the De’d Dog Bar (7pm).
On Saturday 26th experience Avalanche Awareness Days (10am-4.30pm), and Tracks in the Snow wildlife games and presentation (11am-1pm) both at Marmot Basin. That evening the Hops And Scotch beer, wine and spirits tasting takes place at the Sawridge Inn (6-9.30pm, $26), while the Hops And Scotch After Party at Jasper Brewing Company (9pm) looks like a great way to round off Jasper in January 2013 in style with some locally brewed craft beer.
Above is just a brief selection of the events taking place during Jasper in January 2013. To view the full schedule on the Jasper Tourism website, click here.
To find a Jasper hotel during the festival, visit JasperHotels.com.
*The hotel rates shown above are subject to applicable taxes, subject to availability and subject to change without notice, and are generally based on double occupancy.
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