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GlobalFest – Calgary Fireworks Festival

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - August 29 @ 10:30 pm

GlobalFest Fireworks Festival

GlobalFest Calgary is a cultural extravaganza showing Calgary’s cultural diversity plus a Fireworks Festival. Globalfest 2020 happens Aug 20-29 at Elliston Park in East Calgary. The schedule for the fireworks is:

August 20 – China,  August 22 – India,  August 25 – Japan,  August 27 – Philippines,  Aug 29 – Finale. 

Also, at GlobalFest two performance stages where some of the different cultural associations perform ethnic dances and more!

The Cultural Pavilions make Global Fest what it is, learn about different cultures with the more than 30+ countries represented!

Elliston Park is open from  6:00 pm – 11:30 pm (Main gate at the corner of 17th International Avenue and 60th Street SE)  Please note: there is no entry after 9:15 pm.

-Each night of the GlobalFest, adjudicators look for several things:

The quality of the display
Originality of the artistic concept: the choice of music and staging
Brilliance and richness of colours used
25% of the music used is native to the presenting country
Synchronization: the precision of the marriage between music, sound effects, and fireworks

The scope of the work

The result of these artistic requirements are presentations that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world, making each night of the Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival a world premiere presentation.

The lake at Elliston Park adds a special dimension to the Globalfest Calgary Festival- International Fireworks Festival – the reflections in the water add a fluid, shimmering mirror of the show taking place above. It is the designer’s hope that the audience will lose themselves in the colours and rhythms of the display, while simultaneously being mesmerized by the cadence of the explosions and glittering forms.

“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.”

 GlobalFest Tickets

Limited Time Offer
Jan 1 – May 30, 2020
$11.50 $21 $36 $36 $126
Early Bird
May 31 – June 27, 2020
$14 $21 $36 $36 $126
June 28 – July 25, 2020
$16.50 $21 $36 $36 $126
July 26 – Aug 29, 2020
$21 $21 $36 $36 $126

How to get to GlobalFest? Elliston Park Map



GlobalFest Calgary es un espectáculo cultural que muestra la diversidad cultural de Calgary, además es un festival de fuegos artificiales.

Globalfest 2020 se celebra del 20 al 29 de Agosto, 2020 en Elliston Park en Easte Calgary (puerta principal en la esquina de 17th International Avenue y 60th Street SE). El Festival Internacional de Fuegos Artificiales de Trico Homes ilumina el cielo con una orquesta de luz y sonido. También, algunas de las diferentes asociaciones culturales realizan danzas étnicas y más! Los Pabellones Culturales hacen de Global Fest lo que es, aprende sobre diferentes culturas con más de 30 países representados! 

El parque  Elliston  está abierto de 6:00 p.m. a 11:30 p.m. (Nota: no hay entrada después de las 9:15 p.m.) 

Pack your plaid, blue jeans, ski gear & escape to @panoramaresort for Family Day Weekend 15-16 Feb. Log rolling, snow sculptures & games plus torchlight parade & fireworks from @globalfestyyc Sat night!

@JJLawrencePhoto #supernaturalbc #familyday #fireworks #ski #snowboard

Valentine's Day is almost here! Give your sweetheart an explosive summer with @globalfestyyc
Buy 2 GlobalPasses at $31 each & get a free gelato voucher from @fiascogelato.
Use code LUV2U online at http://GlobalFest.ca until 12am Feb 17.

#valentine #valentinesday #love

Chinese New Year celebrations end tomorrow! Discounted tickets for Thu 20 Aug, the @globalfestyyc opening night with team China lighting up the skies.
Only $8.50 until midnight 8 Feb with code CNY at http://GlobalFest.ca
#chinesenewyear #lunarnewyear #yearoftherat #liondance

Save the Date! The 2020 @globalfestyyc Human Rights Forum returns Fri 29 May @calgarylibrary. This free, all-day event is presented by the @UNACanada Calgary Branch. Topics & guest speakers announced in the coming weeks!

#humanrights #equality #unitednations #calgary

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