The tenth annual GlobalFest fireworks competition is on now, taking place at Elliston Park in the city’s southeast. Nightly presentations include a spectacular fireworks display set against a backdrop of powerful music.
Beginning at 6 pm nightly, the festival includes the OneWorld night market, showcasing numerous global food and artisan vendors as well as four performance stages with music and dance performances. Fireworks commence at sundown, between 9:30 pm and 10:30 pm. Tickets $15, children under five free. Parking available along 17th Avenue SE. Shuttle buses run between Marlborough Mall and Elliston Park each night, $6 for a round-trip ticket.
Don’t miss this week’s presentations from: China, tonight, Brazil Wednesday, August 22 and The United States, Friday, August 24.
Where Recommends: The Eclipse finale show (Sunday, August 26), designed by Canadian Patrick Brault. The show features a stellar playlist including songs by indie-pop rockers Modest Mouse and Icelandic vocalist-guitarist Jonsi.