What's New

  • 2017 marks the celebration of GlobalFest’s 15th anniversary and Canada’s 150! We have great things planned and are looking for some hardworking and passionate individuals to join our team!

    We are looking for 5 individuals (click each position to see the job description): 


    Summer full-time positions: 



    Contract full-time: 


    Qualifying requirements:

    • Student continuing their education in the fall of 2017
    • No older than 30 years of age (for granting purposes)
    • Valid Drivers License and own vehicle


    We will be accepting resumes until end of day Friday, February 3, 2017.
    We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in GlobalFest. Due to the expected high number of applicants for this position, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.  
  • Thank you to everyone who purchased GlobalFest tickets and passes during our annual IFIN (Individuals and Families In Need) Program from November 6 – December 31, 2016. Because of you and the spirit of the season, every ticket purchased during the annual holiday promotion will result in GlobalFest donating another ticket to various community agencies. Through this initiative, event admission is given to disadvantaged Calgarians who would not otherwise have a chance to participate in our festivities. GlobalFest tickets and passes will still be available for purchase online at our “Limited Time Offer” pricing (service fees applicable).
    In honour of GlobalFest’s 15-year Anniversary and Canada’s 150th birthday, the annual summer Festival has added an additional night of programming bringing the total to six magical evenings of multicultural activities and choreographed pyromusical artistry! To celebrate our national pride and GlobalFest’s milestone, all of next year's presenting teams will be Canadian!
    General Admission - $10.00+GST (single admission to one night; $12.50+GST after May 27)
    Finale General Admission - $20.00+GST (single admission to Finale night)
    GlobalPasses - $54.00+GST (single admission to all six nights; $66.00+GST after May 27)
    Online purchases of tickets and GlobalPasses can be made at globalfest.ca (subject to additional processing fees) while supplies last. Sales of GlobalFest tickets and passes will resume in Calgary Co-op Customer Service Offices on May 1, 2017
    2017 Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival Schedule – Elliston Park*
    Tuesday, August 15 – Western Canada
    Thursday, August 17 – Prairies
    Saturday, August 19 – Ontario
    Tuesday, August 22 – Quebec
    Thursday, August 24 – Atlantic Canada
    Saturday, August 26 – Finale
    *Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival on-site activities from 6:00 – 9:15 PM include Children’s Village, cultural pavilions, entertainment stages, ethnic food booths, international bar, night market, and so much more!
    Photo Courtesy of Timothy Huynh, J&J Lawrence Photography


    As a non-profit organization serving the community, every dollar that comes in is critical to the work we are doing – you can help. 
    GlobalFest is officially launching a crowd funding campaign to raise $150,000. As a non-profit organization, committed to building a stronger community, and these funds are crucial in helping us prosper through these challenging times and to continue to meet our mandate.
    To give back to our generous supporters who, donate $50 or more received by September 30, 2016, we’re going to offer one free ticket to next year’s Finale Night!
    GlobalFest sincerely thanks you for our continued patronage and support at this time.

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