6 Reasons You Can't Miss Jasper Pride Festival 2020

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Pride Parties Pack a Punch!

Start your Jasper Pride 2020 experience with a bang! Join fellow revelers from near and far at the 2020 Pride kick off party; an amazing event filled with music, laughter, and most importantly, snacks! 

Don’t stop there! Keep the party rolling at Jasper Brewing Co.’s 6th annual Pride Beer Launch Party. Throw back a Pride Brew (or two), crafted specially for the fest by Local Brewmaster Spike Baker. All proceeds benefit the Jasper Pride Society.

The perfect nightcap? Sizzling burlesque, followed by you showing off your own signature dance moves! Maybe you’ll learn a dance move from the show to add to your repertoire…

Pride Kick Off Party - Thursday, April 23, Whistle Stop Pub, 6:30pm - 9:00pm | FREE *no minors*

Pride Beer Launch - Thursday, April 23, Jasper Brewing, 9:00pm - 11:00pm | FREE *no minors*

Pride Burlesque - Thursday, April 23, Downstream Jasper, 11:00pm -12:00 am | FREE *no minors*

Pride Dance Party - Thursday, April 23, Downstream Jasper, 12:00 am - 2:00 am | FREE *no minors*

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Eat Good & Do Good

Indulge in the Fork & Spoon Mini Food Festival all weekend long by visiting participating restaurants, cafes, lounges, and bars to experience the culinary charm of Jasper.

Each location will feature specialty pride-theme treats & drinks, with all the proceeds going to the Jasper Pride Festival not-for-profit Society. There is no downside! 

Fork & Spoon Mini Food Festival - All Festival Long Check website for participating locations

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Jasper Pride Is Ageless

Grown ups don’t get to have all the fun! Jasper Pride is focused on fun for the whole family, and features Teen Pride, Family Pride, and all age events all weekend long, 

The Teen Pride Kick-Off Party is a safe, inclusive party featuring all the essentials: music, laughter, crafts, and snacks. 

The fun doesn’t end there! Join your fellow Teen Pride goers on Friday for pizza and games, all in support of the Jasper Gay Straight Alliance.

Looking to celebrate with your tiniest pride partiers? Huddle around a campfire and chow down on hot chocolate and s’mores at Family Pride on Saturday afternoon. LGBTQA2+ friendly stories and songs will keep kiddos of all ages entertained for hours.

Want more? We’ve got more! Check out the events page for the full list of all-age pride events.

Teen Pride Kick-Off Party - Thursday, April 23, JRCL Branch 31, 6:30pm - 9:00pm | FREE

Teen Pride Pizza & Games Night - Friday, April 24, Jasper Pizza Place, 5:30pm - 9:00pm | FREE

Family Pride - Saturday, April 25, Location TBD, 1:00pm - 3:00pm | FREE

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Magical Mountains

As one of the very few Pride celebrations held in the Canadian Rockies, you’d be remiss if you didn’t pay a visit to the world class Marmot Basin Ski Resort. Perfectly timed to line up with spring skiing season, you’ll be shedding your layers as you shred snow in the sun. Don’t miss out on one of the most unique experiences of this mountain Pride Festival!

During Pride, you’ve got opportunities galore to learn why Marmot Basin has been awarded "Best Gay Ski Week: 2019 Runner Up" by Gay Cities USA.

For those new to the mountain or looking to explore, join Marmot’s proud mountain hosts for a fun ski tour on Friday to learn about the mountain and terrain. If a party is more your speed, dress up in your winter-pride brightest and hit the slopes for the Marmot Basin pride-colour Fun Run on Saturday, ending with a BBQ and DJ dance party at the Lower Chalet.

Marmot Basin Pride: Mountain Tour - Friday, April 24, Marmot Basin, 10:00am & 1:00pm | FREE with Lift Pass

Pride Ride - Fun Run & Ski Party! - Saturday, April 25, Marmot Basin, 11:30am | FREE with Lift Pass

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Party Like A Paladin

Don’t let the bards have all the fun! The magical world of Dungeons & Dragons has come to Jasper Pride. So roll for charisma, don your elven best, and live your DnD fantasy at Jasper Pride’s Dungeons & Drag Pride Party.

Join your fellow druids and warlocks as you begin your quest for pleasure... oops! We meant treasure. Glam up in your wizarding best, and don’t forget the glitter! Dress to impress and you may just win the night.

Click here for costume inspiration.

Pride Party - Saturday, April 24, Jasper Activity Centre, 7:00pm - 1:00am | $30 before Apr 19 | $40 from Apr 20

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There's Always More! More! More!

Jasper comes together during the Pride Festival, and you can reap the benefits all weekend long. Flash your Pride Pass all around town for discounts on everything from food to skiing to unique Jasper experiences.

How do you reap these rewards? It couldn’t be easier! All you have to do is claim your pass online, add it to your device for easy access, and show it at any participating Jasper business to get discounts across town.

Click here to view hotel deals!

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