GlobalFest 2017

Fireworks at GlobalFest in Elliston Park

GlobalFest is Canada’s most explosive celebration of cultural diversity!

GlobalFest is known for its International Fireworks Festival and One World Festival. The BRZ office is proud to be a founder and supporter of the event. Global Fest is Calgary’s very own international fireworks festival.The event offers exciting food opportunities, the beauty of Elliston Park, an international fair, and of course the firework display!


Parking is available at PAID lots run by International Avenue Arts and Culture Centre at Hubalta Road and RONA. You must access lots prior to 8 p.m. For more information, please call 403-235-4414.

GlobalFest 2017 – Calendar of Events

In honour of GlobalFest’s 15-year Anniversary and Canada’s 150th birthday, the annual summer Festival has added an additional night of programming bringing the total to six magical evenings of multicultural activities and choreographed pyromusical artistry!

To celebrate our national pride and GlobalFest’s milestone, all of next year’s presenting teams will be Canadian!

Tuesday, August 15
Western Canada
Thursday, August 17
Saturday, August 19
Tuesday, August 22
Thursday, August 24
Atlantic Canada
Saturday, August 26

*OneWorld Festival on-site activities from 6:00 – 9:30 PM (Children’s Village presented by Shakers Fun Centre, Cultural Pavilions, Ethnic Food Booths, Night Market, Performance Stages including TD Main Stage and Boardwalk Stage, etc.), and 3 licensed areas (International Bar, Beer Garden and VIP Hospitality Village) open until 11:30 PM

Please note that 17th Avenue SE will be closed from 52-68 Street SE from 8 p.m. till 11 p.m. during the event.  Any concerns call 3-1-1

GlobalFest Website