GlobalFest: International Fireworks Festival

August 19, 2021

August 28, 2021

$21 & up

Elliston Park, 1827 68 St. S.E., Calgary



Events Description


The International Fireworks Festival illuminates the sky with a colliding orchestra of light and sound. 2021 features presentations produced by world-class pyro musical artists hailing from China, India, Japan and the Philippines, culminating with GlobalFest’s own spectacular Finale presentation.

Elliston Park opens at 6:00 pm, so come early and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes that the OneWorld Festival has to offer. Calgary’s cultural communities will be showcasing their heritage dress, cultural music and incredible performances on four stages located around the park. International food booth and trucks offer a delicious selection of cuisine.

There are mask mandatory zones in two areas of the park for the comfort of all our guests.


About GlobalFest

GlobalFest is a not-for-profit society dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Calgary’s cultural diversity and artistic excellence within our communities locally and across the globe. We are committed to producing an inclusive, world-class, multi-faceted arts and cultural festival that will enhance Alberta’s reputation as a truly international destination.

Who is it for?

All ages – Family


Tickets : General Admission Tickets – All Nights – $21 (Plus booking fee)
VIP Tickets – All Nights – $46 (Plus booking fee)

Ticket sales and exchanges continue through to the final day of the festival August 28. All new sales will be online this year, or in person at the GlobalFest Offices.

If you have physical tickets in hand – you must come to the GlobalFest Office to exchange them.

Alternatively: send your tickets in by registered mail PRIOR to August 1 for new tickets to be mailed out.

50 per cent off admission on August 26th for frontline workers.

How to get tickets?

Buy Online

Phone: VIPs and VIP Festival Passes can be purchased online or by calling the GlobalFest office 403-569-9679


Date & Time:

Festival: August 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Park admission ends at 9:00PM nightly.

Fireworks Nights:

China Thu 19 August

India Sat 21 August

Japan Tue 24 August

Philippines Thu 26 August

Finale Sat 28 August

Fireworks will be completed by approximately 10:00 PM – 10:15 PM each festival evening.

WEATHER DEPENDENT – Fireworks could be postponed due to any conditions that organizers feel may jeopardize public safety.
Venue & Address :

Elliston Park – 1827 68 St. S.E., Calgary, AB Canada

Disabled, wheelchair and senior viewing is available between RONA VIP Gate & Corner Gate.

Three entrances to Elliston Park -two entrances off of 17 Avenue (International Avenue) SE and one along 60 Street SE. Gates open at 6:00 pm every night.

Road Closure:

17th (International) Avenue SE between 52nd Street and 68th Street SE will be closed from approximately 8:00 pm until 11:30 pm. During this period, traffic will be detoured to Memorial Drive via 52nd Street and 68nd Street SE.

Parking & Shuttle

GlobalFest does not offer public parking.

Southland Transportation is offering public shuttle service from Marlborough Mall (free parking)

Southland Transportation provides a return shuttle service to and from Elliston Park for just $6.00 per person, per night. Free shuttle service for children 5 & under when accompanied by an adult.

Southland Transportation – Shuttle Bus Policy – All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event that a GlobalFest presentation has been postponed, any unredeemed Shuttle passes that have been purchased online will remain valid only for the postponement date. Any shuttle passes that have already provided service cannot be redeemed a second time. Should you have any questions in this regard please contact Southland Transportation – Charters.


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