USA kicks off GlobalFest 2019 on August 15!

CALGARY, AB – August 15, 2019 – On Thursday, August 15, USA will be kicking off the first night of the Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival! Paul Souza and Pyro Spectaculars by Souza will wow the crowd with a performance titled Hooray for Hollywood! Take a trip through some of blockbuster Hollywood films with an impressive musical score, all of which are pulled from the entertainment world. From Grease to Ghostbusters, the sights and sounds displayed by team USA will be sure to take you on a theatrical journey.

GlobalFest is ready to celebrate with displays of multiculturalism and pyrotechnical performances! For the 17th year, GlobalFest is proud to bring the OneWorld Festival and the Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival to Calgary! Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival will illuminate the sky with a synchronization of music and pyrotechnics, blending the two together to create an artistic display of light and sound.

All teams participating in GlobalFest 2019 have previously won “Best of the Best.” The participating teams in this year’s festival include USA, Spain, China, Canada and GlobalFest’s renowned Finale display. The OneWorld Festival will play host to various activities, including: live performances, cultural pavilions, ethnic food booths, Children’s Village presented by Shakers Fun Centre, licensed areas and a Night Market.

You can get your tickets at any Co-op Customer Service Office, Marlborough Mall, Elliston Park Box Offices or online at!


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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. For more information, please visit or follow us on social media @globalfestyyc.