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GlobalFest road closures

The following road closures will be in effect to accommodate the GlobalFest International Fire Works Competition. All closures will be in effect on August 19, 20, 24, 25, and 27.

  • 17 Avenue S.E. will be closed between 52 Street S.E. and 68 Street S.E. will be closed to all traffic from approximately 7 p.m. to midnight each evening.
  • 23 Avenue S.E. be closed from 52 Street S.E. to 60 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. will be closed from 17 Avenue S.E. to 23 Avenue S.E. from 6 p.m. to midnight each evening.
  • Hubalta Road / 21A Avenue will be closed from 52 Street S.E. to 17 Avenue S.E. from 6 p.m. to midnight each evening to accommodate parking.

Business access

  • Access for businesses located along 17 Avenue S.E between 52 Street S.E. and Hubalta Road S.E. will be available via 52 Street S.E. and 21A Avenue S.E with a valid permit.
  • Access for business located along 23 Avenue S.E. between 52 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. and 60 Street S.E. between 17 Avenue S.E. and 23 Avenue S.E. available via 52 Street S.E. and 23 Avenue S.E. with a valid permit.

Motorists will be directed to Memorial Drive via 68 Street S.E. (for westbound traffic) and 52 Street S.E. (for eastbound traffic) to bypass the closure. Signs will be posted to help direct traffic around the area.

Please visit the GlobalFest website for more information about the competition.

Motorists are to observe all traffic controls advising of this closure. Major delays are expected. The Transportation Department would like to thank motorists and local residents for their patience and understanding.

Parking details

There is no parking available at Elliston Park (17 Avenue S.E. and 60 Street S.E.). Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced in surrounding communities. Parking on Boulevards is illegal and those vehicles found parking on the boulevard may be subject to parking fines.

Paid parking is available on Hubalta Road S.E. with accesss from 52 Street S.E. and 21A Avenue S.E. All proceeds go to support local charities.

Applewood and Red Carpet / Mountview access 

Access to the communities of Applewood and Red Carpet / Mountview will be closed to the public between the hours of 6 p.m. and midnight on August 19, 20, 24, 25, and 27. 

  • Only  residents with valid access permits will be allowed to enter these communities during the specified hours. Please note that the access permits do not permit access through the closures in the surrounding communities.
  • Access permits for Applewood and Red Carpet / Mountview do not allow residents through the road closure on 17 Avenue S.E. between 52 Street S.E. and 68 Street S.E.

See the road closure and residential permit entrance map for details.