What is another word for Festivities?

Pronunciation: [fɛstˈɪvɪtiz] (IPA)

Festivities refer to a joyful celebration or a series of enjoyable events. It could be an occasion marked by singing, dancing, feasting, and exchanging gifts. Some synonymous words for festivities include merrymaking, reveling, gala, carnival, fiesta, jamboree, and festivity. Merrymaking refers to cheerful behavior, usually marked by laughter and enjoyment. Reveling means engaging in wild and noisy enjoyment. A gala is a stylish, formal occasion marked by entertainment and socializing. A carnival is a festive occasion, characterized by activities such as face painting, parades, and rides. A fiesta is a traditional celebration, usually with food and drinks. A jamboree refers to a large and noisy public gathering. Festivity describes the general atmosphere of excitement and celebration.

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Usage examples for Festivities

His mother was already there, and when Jesus arrived, accompanied by His new-found friends, all were invited to remain and share in the Festivities.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Life became to them a round of brilliant Festivities.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
The three or four days during which the Festivities occur are one big holiday for young and old, and business cares and business thoughts are thrown to the wind.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

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