GlobalFest and the OneWorld Festival again took part in the annual Alberta Culture Days celebrations.

On Wednesday 15 September, the Canadian Cultural Mosaic premiered on the GlobalFest YouTube channel. Originally staged as a live event at GlobalFest for the Canada150, the first of three chapters was released as a digital event for Alberta Culture Days 2020, and the complete presentation is now here! Click to watch the teaser now.

GlobalFest is expanding our community outreach and is launched the new initiative GlobalFest Groves as part of our year-round, OneWorld programming. We presented a pop up performances in Cochrane thanks to our Champion Sponsor Trico Homes on Saturday 25 September.

OneWorld Reaching Out with Alberta Culture Days
Performances featured dancers and musicians from:
Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park
Brazil
Iran
The Philippines
Scotland
Thailand
Ukraine

Find out more about the Reaching Out Campaign.

The OneWorld Festival returns with the International Fireworks Festival to GlobalFest at Elliston Park August 18-27, 2022. 

A delicious selection of over 20 food trucks and international food booths will tempt everyone’s taste buds while with a culinary tour of the world, plus we are again planning for the whole park to be been licensed to allow guests over the age of 18 to enjoy alcoholic beverages wherever they are seated.

We are very excited to announce that the cultural pavilions, activation spaces and night market are back in 2022! 

Elliston Park gates opens at 6:00 pm, so come early and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes that the OneWorld Festival has to offer. Calgary’s cultural communities will showcasing their heritage dress, cultural music and incredible performances on two stages in the park.

The OneWorld Festival will play host to various activities on-site (subject to change):

Performance Stages
Food

AIR CANADA FLIGHT WINNER

Thanks to everyone who attended GlobalFest 2021, enjoyed the entertainment on the Air Canada stage in the new Southview area and entered the prize draw.

The winner of two business class flights from Air Canada is:

CHRISTINE OCHITWA

Congratulations and enjoy your future travels!

Merci à tous ceux qui ont assisté au GlobalFest 2021, apprécié le divertissement sur la scène d’Air Canada dans le nouveau quartier de Southview et participé au tirage au sort.

Le gagnant de deux vols en classe affaires d’Air Canada est :

CHRISTINE OCHITWA

Félicitations et profitez de vos futurs voyages!

Passport Pursuit!

Celebrate a world of difference and win! The popular Passport Pursuit contest is also returning in 2022 and for the first time contestants can enter two ways – Classic and Virtual.

This will be an epic multicultural (and educational) adventure as you discover a little history and connect with just a few of the many nationalities that are part of Calgary.

Stay tuned for more information and grand prize announcements.

Performance Stages 

Take a peek at the 2021 performance schedule.

TD South Bowl Stage

Open Schedule

TD Village Stage

Open Schedule

OneWorld Stage

Open Schedule

Air Canada Stage

Open Schedule

Food

Concessions, International Food Booths & Trucks

  • Ami Tea
  • Arepas Ranch
  • Canadian Bear Balls & Poutinerie
  • Caribbean (Leroy’s Catering)
  • Empanada Queen
  • Family Dogs & Smash Burgers
  • Greta Food Trucks
  • Il Forno Vagabondo
  • India (Royal Quality Catering)
  • Indonesian Kitchen
  • Jane Bond BBQ
  • Lazy Dog Lemonade / Sugar Creek Kettle Corn
  • Lil’ Orbits
  • Righteous Gelato
  • Shahba Shawarma
  • Taiko Taco
  • The Dumpling Hero
  • The Nut Man Company
  • Tryzub Ukrianian Kitchen
  • Wannawafe

Night Market

  • Arcane Coda
  • Corabella Handcrafted Wirework Jewellery
  • Jungle Flare
  • International Paintball Group