International Fireworks Festival will illuminate the sky with a symphony of pyrotechnics and music, coming together as an artistic display of light and sound.
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. Pavilions from some of Calgary’s cultural communities will be showcasing their heritage dress, cultural music, incredible performances, and interactive activities for all. Take a stroll through the Night Market, featuring vendors with authentic handcrafted arts and keepsakes.
This years cultural pavilions: Africa, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Blackfoot, Brazil, Caribbean, Chile, China, India, Iran, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Scotland, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Venezuela
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 – $6.00 (early bird)-$21
Finale – $16 (early bird)- $21
Global Pass & VIP Passes available for $41 & up
Tickets are date specific.
Free admission for children 5 and under when accompanied by an adult.
How to get tickets?
Phone: VIPs and VIP Festival Passes can be purchased online or by calling the GlobalFest office 403-569-9679
Tickets can be purchased at Calgary Co-op, First Calgary Financial, Chinook Financial, Marlborough Mall, London Drugs, and at the boxoffice.
WHEN & WHERE
Festival: August 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Park admission ends at 9:15 PM nightly.
Thursday, August 15 – USA (2-time winner)
Saturday, August 17 – Spain (4-time winner)
Tuesday, August 20 – China (3-time winner)
Thursday, August 22 – Canada (3-time winner)
Saturday, August 24 – GlobalFest Finale
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.
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 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.
Shuttle from Marlborough Mall (free parking), and Downtown pick-up at the corner of 4 Street & 10 Avenue SW.
First shuttle bus at 5:30 PM. Last shuttle bus leaves Marlborough Mall at 9:00pm to Elliston Park. Last shuttle bus leaves City Centre Parkade at 8:45pm to Elliston Park.
Disabled parking with a valid Disabled Parking Placard at the RONA Distribution Centre (2015 – 60 Street SE).