Thanksgiving in Jasper

October 11 – 13, 2024

Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect occasion to spend some quality time with family. Bask in the beauty of Jasper in autumn. With a variety of activities and delicious meals, you will leave feeling full, refreshed and most importantly, thankful for moments like these.

Thanksgiving Activities

We would love to share this Thanksgiving with you! Book our Thanksgiving Weekend Offer and enjoy all that Jasper Park Lodge has to offer plus the fun fall activities below!


It’s a Fall-apalooza! Join us for all things Thanksgiving in the Mary Schaffer Ballroom. This fall festival includes fun photo ops, pumpkin bowling, GIANT tic-tac-toe and so much more waiting just beyond the bales of hay!

Pumpkin Picking in the Patch

Explore the JPL Pumpkin Patch and pick your perfect pumpkin, little or big, to be carved later!

Movie & S'mores Under the Stars

Cozy up by the fire and roast marshmallows or s’mores oozing with chocolate while you watch a movie under the twinkling night sky. Make sure you dress for the weather and bring a warm blanket.

Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt

Get your first clue from the Recreation team at the Health Club for an adventure filled scavenger hunt – receive a prize for completing your quest!

Pumpkin Carving

On your mark, get set, CARVE! Get your creative juices flowing with a pumpkin straight from the pumpkin patch. Our esteemed panel of pumpkin experts take a stroll through your creations in search of the star of the crop. Awards for Most Creative, Most Spooky and Most Original are up for grabs.

Jasper Park Lodge canoes on lake at dusk

Voyageur Canoe Tour

Set sail on the waters of Lac Beauvert and take a tour of colorful fall surroundings as our on-board guide shares some Jasper legends and tales along the way.


We’ll bring the sweets, supplies and more, all you have to bring is your creative chef’s hat to decorate colorful cupcakes and delicious donuts- a take-home Thanksgiving inspired treat!

dad and daughter in pool jasper park

Family Swim

Grab your floaties and dive into some family fun at the pool, where laughter and games make every splash memorable.

Family exercising at home.

Family Yoga Classes

This Thanksgiving weekend, embrace tranquility as Yin Yang, Hatha Flow, Yin and Vinyasa Flow yoga classes come to Jasper, inviting the whole family to unwind and find balance amidst the breathtaking mountain scenery.

Bingo dotter on a Bingo card for Family Day Bingo at Jasper Park Lodge


Challenge your family members to a timeless and classic game of B-I-N-G-O with a Thanksgiving twist.

lake with fall trees and mountains

Heritage Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through Jasper’s rich history as you explore our 700-acre property on a heritage tour alongside your trusted guide, immersing yourself in the stunning autumn scenery while uncovering tales of the past.


Please see the full schedule of activities below.
Some locations are weather dependent and are subject to change.


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3:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Arrival Experience
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Family Swim
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Yin Yang Yoga
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Movie & S’mores Under the Stars on Beauvert Plateau

9:00 AM – 8:00 PM | Fall-apalooza! in the Mary Schaffer Ballroom

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM | ‘Pick the Perfect Pumpkin’ from the Patch
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM | Vinyasa Flow Yoga
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Pumpkin Carving
9:00 AM – 9:45 PM | Voyageur Canoe Tour at The Boathouse
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM | Arrival Experience
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Crafts-giving: Cupcake Decorating
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Heritage Tour
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM | Pumpkin Judging
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM | BINGO!
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM | Voyageur Canoe Tour at The Boathouse
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Movie & S’mores Under the Stars on Beauvert Plateau
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Evening Yin Yoga

9:00 AM – 8:00 PM | Fall-apalooza! in the Mary Schaffer Ballroom

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM | Hatha Flow Yoga
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Crafts-Giving
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM | Voyageur Canoe Tour at The Boathouse
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Crafts-giving: Donut Decorating
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Heritage Tour
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Thanksgiving Trivia
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM | Voyageur Canoe Tour at The Boathouse
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Movie & S’mores Under the Stars on Beauvert Plateau

Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet

Gather with friends and family to delight in our lavish Thanksgiving brunch buffet, complemented by your choice of one of three special menu items of Lobster Egg Benedict, Souffle Pancakes or Steak & Eggs. From classic Turkey to indulgent Apple and Cinnamon Warm Cake, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

in The Nook | $65++ per person
October 13 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Reservations are required.

Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

Give thanks to a never-ending feast where you can mix and match all your Thanksgiving favourites. Join us Sunday in The Beauvert Ballroom and take your pick from the grand buffet. Choose from Chef Carved Alberta Turkey, Slow Roasted Prime Rib, or fresh seafood, pair with sides like Apple and Sage Stuffing, and end with Pumpkin Pie perfection!

in The Beauvert Ballroom | $129++ per person
October 13 | 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Reservations are required.

Thanksgiving Family Style Feast

Savour the essence of Thanksgiving in the picturesque setting of Orso Trattoria, where breathtaking views of Lac Beauvert provide the backdrop for our indulgent three-course family-style feast. Let the stunning surroundings elevate your dining experience as you gather with loved ones to enjoy Italian dishes together.

in Orso Trattoria | $79++ per person
October 11 & 12 | 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Reservations are required.

Thankful for a Jasper Thanksgiving

Autumn in Jasper is nothing short of exceptional – follow the scent of fresh cider to the Lodge because this year the festivities are more bountiful than ever. Read about all there is to see and do in Jasper this Thanksgiving weekend.

More to Discover

The Boathouse

Thanksgiving Weekend is your last chance to sail the waters of Lac Beauvert before we close The JPL Boathouse docks for the season. Go by canoe or paddle board and take in the crisp autumn air from the middle of the lake.

See All of Fall

Pack up the cozy sweaters and hit the road. The perfect fall getaway awaits. The contrast of the leaves changing with the turquoise blue of the lakes can’t be missed. You’ll fall in love with Jasper in the autumn.

Last Time to Tee

This colorful course comes to a close just after Thanksgiving Weekend. Get one last game in (or two) before putting away the putters for the year.