What's New

  • GlobalFest is excited to announce that Sunbelt Rentals is now the Official Sponsor of the OneWorld Festival!

    One of the largest equipment rental companies in North America and backed by a network of more than 550 locations, Sunbelt Rentals successfully services a variety of customers - from those in the commercial, residential, industrial, municipal, and specialized service sectors, to weekend do-it-yourselfers. Sunbelt Rentals’ highly diversified mix of tools and equipment is further broadened by the product offering of its specialty divisions, which serve distinct customer segments requiring a high level of technical expertise. The experienced professionals at Sunbelt Rentals are dedicated to helping their clientele solve any rental equipment challenge. Sunbelt Rentals currently has three locations serving the greater Calgary market: Okotoks, Calgary and Airdrie. In addition to Sunbelt Rentals’ many capabilities, they can also assist with equipment in emergency situations (flooding, fire damage).

    For more information about Sunbelt Rentals, please visit sunbeltrentals.ca.

    In 2015, Sunbelt Rentals acquired Okotoks Rentals, an Alberta-based equipment rental company and long-time supporter of GlobalFest. GlobalFest strives to partner with sponsors that maintain the same like-minded ideals; Sunbelt Rentals values the celebration of Calgary’s vibrant cultural diversity, and GlobalFest is ecstatic to receive this generous support. GlobalFest would like to extend a tremendous thank you to Sunbelt Rentals for providing this essential sponsorship to the OneWorld Festival. This sponsorship will help to ensure the ongoing success of the Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival and assist GlobalFest in continuing to provide an affordable program to showcase local cultural organizations and associations.

    The Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival is GlobalFest’s showcase of the dynamic and vibrant ethno-cultural communities found within our city. The Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival features a display of cultural pavilions, performances, ethnic food, and hand-crafted works of art hailing from cultures around the globe. GlobalFest has hosted the OneWorld Festival since the humble beginnings of the festival in 2003 and it has become an integral part of the Festival each year.

    Elliston Park opens at 6:00 PM, so come early and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes that the Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival has to offer. Pavilions from a variety of Calgary’s cultural communities will be showcasing their heritage dress, cultural music, incredible performances, and interactive activities for all. Take a stroll through the Night Market, featuring vendors with handcrafted arts and keepsakes. The Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival will play host to additional activities on-site, including a citizenship ceremony, performance stages, ethnic food booths, and food trucks.

    For more information about GlobalFest, please visit globalfest.ca.

  • This Saturday, May 28th is the LAST DAY to purchase GlobalFest tickets and GlobalPasses at special Limited Time Offer prices!

    General Admission - $10 (single admission; tickets are night specific)
    Finale General Admission - $20 (single admission to Finale night)
    GlobalPasses - $45 (single admission to all five nights)
    **Prices do not include GST

    Tickets and GlobalPasses are available for purchase at all Calgary Co-op Customer Service OfficesMarlborough Malland online at globalfest.ca (online purchases subject to additional processing fees) while supplies last. Admission is free for children 5 and under when accompanied by an adult.

    As of May 29, tickets will also be available at all London Drugs in Southern Alberta.

    Father’s Day is around the corner, and a GlobalFest ticket makes a great gift for Dads! Get tickets while quantities last and be a part of Alberta’s Most Explosive Festival!

    This Saturday, May 28th is the LAST DAY to purchase GlobalFest tickets and GlobalPasses at special Limited Time Offer prices!

     

    General Admission: $10.00 (single admission; tickets are night specific)

    Finale General Admission: $20.00 (Single admission to Finale night)

    GlobalPasses: $45.00 (single admission to all five nights)

     

    Tickets and GlobalPasses are available for purchase at all Calgary Co-op Customer Service Offices, Marlborough Mall, and online at globalfest.ca (online purchases subject to additional processing fees) while supplies last. Admission is free for children 5 and under when accompanied by an adult.

     

    As of May 29, tickets will also be available at all London Drugs in Southern Alberta.

  • Click here to fill out the application form to be a part of Alberta’s Most Explosive Festival!™

    GlobalFest's Volunteer Program proudly supported by First Calgary Financial is now accepting applications!

    Volunteers are the heart and soul of GlobalFest; these individuals are crucial to the continued success of the festival. 750 Operational Volunteers and 22 Volunteer Team Leaders are secured each year to successfully run GlobalFest. This festival would not be what it is today without the committed people that offer their valuable time to volunteer with GlobalFest!

    A variety of positions are available for GlobalFest’s Human Rights Forum presented by TD and at Elliston Park. Based on your preferences and time availability, you will be assigned to a position that best suits you.

    Thank you to those volunteers who return to GlobalFest year after year, and we look forward to welcoming new volunteers to the GlobalFest team in 2016!

    *Applicants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign their volunteer application form

    *Volunteers new to GlobalFest in 2016 will be asked to come in for a brief placement interview with our Volunteer Coordinator at GlobalFest’s office prior to acceptance into a volunteer position.

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