As the warmth of spring envelops us and nature awakens from its winter slumber, communities come alive with vibrant celebrations. In the heart of Jasper lies a cherished tradition that beckons locals and visitors alike—the annual Old Jasper Day at the Riverwalk. And this year, on Sunday, May 19, 2024, the festivities promise to be nothing short of spectacular.

Join us for a day filled with joy set against the picturesque backdrop of the Jasper Riverwalk. The Lion’s Club Strawberry Festival will be in full swing, offering a delectable array of treats to tantalize your taste buds.

From 11 am to 3 pm, immerse yourself in a myriad of activities designed to delight all ages. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature enthusiast, or simply seeking a day of wholesome fun, there’s something for everyone at Old Jasper Day.

Explore the Array of Events and Activities

Step back in time with the Spirit of Jasper Train Rides, departing at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00. For just $3.00 per person, embark on a nostalgic journey aboard these iconic trains, traversing through scenic landscapes that weave tales of yesteryears.

If you prefer a slower pace, hop on a horse-drawn wagon ride from 12 pm to 3:30 pm. Departing near the Train Depot, these enchanting rides offer a leisurely tour around Old Jasper, allowing you to soak in the charming ambiance of the historic town.

History buffs will find delight in the Jasper City Mill, where the rhythmic grind of corn into cornmeal echoes the industrious spirit of the past. Watch this fascinating process unfold every 30 minutes. Meanwhile, located nearby is the Schaeffer Barn and Alexander Schoolhouse, which was originally built in 1820, making it one of the first schools in Dubois County, 

Entertainment and Exploration Await

Join a Historical Walking Tour of Jasper and uncover the rich tapestry of our town’s heritage. Each step unveils a new chapter in Jasper’s history, preserving the legacy for generations to come.

A Musical Finale in the Gazebo

Be sure to enjoy a concert by the talented Jed Guillaume. From 12 pm to 3 pm, Jed will perform a great mix of songs, perfect for listening and dancing. Let the music wash over you as you bask in the warmth of community.

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