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What's Happening in Calgary This Weekend: August 20th-21st

Wondering what's happening in the city this weekend? Here's a list of a few activities and events that might be of interest to you.

1. GlobalFest: International Fireworks Festival

When: August 18th-27th, 2022
Where: Elliston Park, 1827 68 St SE, Calgary, AB
Cost: $13.50 & up

GlobalFest is an annual celebration of Calgary’s multi-cultural communities, featuring pavilions, performances, and international fireworks. Illuminating the sky with a colliding orchestra of light and sound, the 2022 event showcases presentations produced by world-class pyro musical artists hailing from India, Austria, France, and Germany, plus a Canadian-produced finale.

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

2. Granary Road Family Fun Fair

When: August 20th-21st, 2022
Where: Granary Road – Farmer's Market & Active Learning Park, 226066 - 112 Street West, Foothills County, AB
Cost: $10 for 10 tickets

Family Fun Fair is a good old-fashioned carnival, with tons of games, prizes, and carnival treats! With your tickets, you can play all of the carnival games (such as ring toss), where every game is a winner. 

Want an even bigger prize? Play Paul’s Amusements fun carnival games too.

No carnival day is complete without some delicious treats like caramel apples, cotton candy, and French fries! Shop from the Farmer’s Market vendors too!

3. Chinatown Street Festival

When: August 20th, 2022
Where: 3 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, AB
Cost: FREE

Experience the Silk Road with your family at the 18th Chinatown Street Festival of food, music, dance, and other multi-cultural offerings. Come experience Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and other southeast Asian experiences plus Indian, Pakistani, Nepalese, and other cultures of the South and Middle East.

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