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GlobalFest is an annual summer festival offering the multicultural OneWorld and Trico Homes International Fireworks festivals simultaneously at Elliston Park in the Greater Forest Lawn Area of Calgary, AB. The annual summer festival began in 2003.

GlobalFest 2011[]

GlobalFest 2011 will be held from Friday, August 19 - Saturday, August 27.


Schedule:

  • Friday, August 19: China
  • Sunday, August 21: Philippines
  • Tuesday August 23: Canada
  • Thursday, August 25: Italy (2010 People's Choice)
  • Saturday, August 27: Finale

Time: 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Location: Elliston Park in Greater Forest Lawn. Entrance at the corner of 17th (International) Avenue and 60th Street. Tickets:

Admission is free for children under the age of 5 when they are accompanied by an adult.

General Admission (single entry, night specific):

  • Holiday (November 1 - December 31, 2010): $5.00
  • Limited Time Offer (May 7 - 28, 2011): $7.50
  • Early Bird (May 29, July 2, 2011): $10.00
  • Advanced (July 3 - 30, 2011): $12.50
  • Regular (July 31st on): $15.00

GlobalPass (single entry for all 5 nights):

  • Holiday (November 1 - December 31, 2010): $25.00
  • Limited Time Offer (May 7 - 28, 2011): $25.00
  • Early Bird (May 29, July 2, 2011): $37.50
  • Advanced (July 3 - 30, 2011): $50.00
  • Regular (July 31st on): $62.50

Tickets can be purchased at any Calgary and Area Co-op Food Store, Marlborough Mall or online at www.globalfest.ca

OneWorld Festival[]

The OneWorld Festival carries the following components:

  • OneWorld Village - 20 Cultural Pavilions representing over 60 different cultures
  • OneWorld Cafe & International Bar - 10 Ethnic Food Booths and 1,000 person capacity bar offering select domestic and international beverages
  • 3 OneWorld Stages - OneWorld Village, OneWorld Cafe and OneWorld Main Stage all located at Elliston Park
  • Night Market - offering a variety of multicultural vendors

Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival[]

The Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival presents five nights of pyromusicals (fireworks choreographed to music) over the lake at Elliston Park.

2011 Schedule:

  • Friday, August 19: China
  • Sunday, August 21: Philippines
  • Tuesday August 23: Canada
  • Thursday, August 25: Italy (2010 People's Choice)
  • Saturday, August 27: Finale

Fireworks may be postponed due to any conditions that organizers feel may jeopardize public safety. Upon postponement, an event may be re-scheduled for the day following the regularly scheduled performance.

Contact information[]

Phone: (403) 569-9679

Toll Free: 1 (866) 666-8308

Fax: (403) 569-9601

E-mail: contactus@globalfest.ca

External links[]

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