(Calgary, AB – August 23, 2016) – In response to the unsafe conditions caused by high-intensity winds, the safety of our audience, and in respect to the park’s condition, GlobalFest will be postponing Mexico Night until Wednesday, August 24.
There will be no change to the Thursday, August 25 - USA presentation at this time.
Patrons who have purchased tickets to Tuesday, August 23 at GlobalFest will be entitled to entry to Elliston Park on Wednesday, August 24. August 24 is the only evening that Mexico tickets will be accepted. The safety of all of our participants is of the utmost priority for us at GlobalFest, and we thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.
As stated on the back of all tickets and passes, there are no refunds or exchanges.
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Erin Fiell – Marketing & Communications Coordinator
P: 403.569.9679
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.
GlobalFest is host to numerous other exciting events alongside its world-renowned and award-winning pyromusical fireworks display: a thought-provoking, multi-day Human Rights Forum presented by TD that tackles issues such as racism, discrimination, and cultural inclusion; the Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival featuring cultural pavilions, ethnic food vendors, citizenship ceremony; a night market displaying artisanal works from a variety of vendors. A schedule for these events can be found on GlobalFest’s website: 


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