What is another word for parades?

Pronunciation: [pəɹˈe͡ɪdz] (IPA)

Parades are a festive and colorful celebration of culture, tradition, and entertainment. There are many synonyms for the word parade depending on the context and purpose of the event. Some words that can be used instead of parade are procession, march, pageant, cavalcade, celebration, fiesta, and festival. A procession is a solemn and formal parade often associated with religious events or mourning. A march is a military parade that showcases the precision and discipline of troops. A pageant is a showy and imaginative parade that tells a story or presents a theme. A cavalcade is a series of parades or processions that follow one another. Celebrations, fiestas, and festivals are carnival-like parades that involve music, food, and dance.

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Usage examples for Parades

To those who took part in these parades great credit and thanks are due.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France"
Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
There was a recreation room in the Prison, where Church parades were held later.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France"
Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
I love my friends and the door that stands open as it always does here, but I hate the dress parades.
"The Tempering"
Charles Neville Buck

Famous quotes with Parades

  • It's always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it's always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades.
    Paddy Chayefsky
  • It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay. We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches, parades and monuments.
    Dick Durbin
  • Now you watch the parades and processions of hopeful and despairing people walking outside your tomb. They are all looking for the answer to the problem you know so well.
    Lynette Fromme
  • I want to be so famous that drag queens will dress like me in parades when I'm dead.
    Laura Kightlinger
  • I'm one of those old-fashioned homosexuals, not one of the newfangled ones who are born joining parades.
    Nathan Lane

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