GlobalFest International Market at the Calgary Stampede Starts Today!

Explore the World at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!

(Calgary, AB – July 6, 2017) Howdy there partners! The GlobalFest International Market will be at the Calgary Stampede in the Big Four Building from July 6 - 16.  The International Market offers a preview of the Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival, which will take place August 15 – 26 at Elliston Park.

The International Market will feature GlobalFest’s own cultural groups.  Merchants will be selling cultural art, jewelry, clothing, crafts; while performers mesmerize audiences with traditional songs and dances from across the globe!  Visit us to explore far-away regions such as Africa, Brazil, China, Scotland, Romania, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam without leaving Stampede grounds.  If you can’t wait to experience GlobalFest in August, trot on down to the Big Four for a marvelously multicultural time!

For a full schedule and list of vendors and performers at the GlobalFest International Market, visit


About the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede is a not-for-profit community organization that preserves and celebrates our western heritage, cultures and community spirit. The Stampede contributes to the quality of life by promoting volunteerism, presenting a year-round slate of events, investing in youth and agricultural programs, and developing a unique western experience for the world to enjoy.


About GlobalFest

GlobalFest is proud to partner once again with Trico Homes for the International Fireworks Festival and Sunbelt Rentals for the OneWorld Festival.  The Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival will illuminate the sky with a symphony of pyrotechnics and music, coming together as an artistic display of light and sound.  This year, in celebration of Canada’s 150 and GlobalFest’s 15th Anniversary, all the competing teams will be Canadian.  The participating regions include The West, Prairies, Ontario, Québec, Atlantic, and a renowned Finale display.  Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival will play host to various activities including live performances, cultural pavilions, ethnic food booths, a children’s village and a night market.    


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