Media Release

GlobalFest 2018 Starts Tomorrow!
Ukraine Opens the Show at Alberta’s Most Explosive Festival!

(Calgary, AB – August 15th, 2018) It’s the most explosive festival, we have been anticipating all summer – GlobalFest 2018 begins tomorrow, August 16th! The Trico Homes  Fireworks Festival is set to premier with a pyro-musical presentation from The Ukraine! We are excited to open the show by welcoming this brand-new country to grace the skies at Elliston Park and participate in GlobalFest 2018. This show will fill the skies with their beautiful journey from The Ukraine to Canada while incorporating breathtaking effects, colours, and music to reflect this amazing journey!

Be sure to come early to take in all the exotic sights, sounds, and smells that the Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival has to offer: Cultural Pavilions, Ethnic Food, OneWorld Bar and Beer Garden, two performance stages including the TD Main Stage and the OneWorld Stage, Children’s Village presented by Shakers Fun Centre, as well as the newly named Savanna Bazaar Night Market!  There’s something for everyone!


The OneWorld Bar and Beer Gardens will also be having a special Happy Hour Pricing from 6PM-7PM where drinks will be $5.00!

GlobalFest tickets can be purchased at the following locations:
Calgary Co-op Customer Service Offices
First Calgary Financial, Chinook Financial and Legacy Financial Branches
Marlborough Mall
GlobalFest Box Office in Elliston Park, or online at
Admission is free for children 5 and under when accompanied by an adult.



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Media Inquiries:
Amber Rowden, Marketing and Communications Coordinator
GlobalFest,, 403-569-9679, 403-808-3011

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.