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GlobalFest @ Elliston 2022 – Save the Dates!

Each year, GlobalFest produces a world-class, multi-cultural and international fireworks festival dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Calgary’s cultural diversity.

Wednesday 11 May, we will open applications for various volunteer positions at the Elliston Park event.

Volunteers will be able to contribute to the community while enjoying the sights and sounds of the festival!

What’s in it for you?

  • safe and fun way to experience Calgary’s local festival
  • Meet new people and make some great friends
  • Access to the site for all 5 nights of the festival
  • Festival swag bag
  • A Volunteer Appreciation Celebration to top it all off

Event Information

Dates: August 18, 20, 23, 25 and 27 (5 nights)

Location: Elliston Park – 1827 68 Street SE, Calgary, Alberta


  • All volunteers must commit to a minimum of 3 regularly scheduled nights
  • A virtual or in-person orientation is required prior to attending any shifts at the festival


At this time, in accordance with the provincial guidelines, there are no COVID-19 restrictions in place. This may change in the coming months and we will update our volunteer participation requirements as needed, which may include proof of vaccination, screening or wearing of masks.


Summer Internships

The summer internships are full-time paid positions and run from 2 May to 2 September. All roles have been filled for 2022.

Administrative Coordinator
Marketing & Program Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator

GlobalFest takes place in Moh’kinsstis Treaty 7 territory, home to the Blackfoot confederacy: Siksika, Kainai, Piikani, as well as the Îyâxe Nakoda and Tsuut’ina nations, and home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.