[ noun ] a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration

Used in print

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

And she wrote the libretto for an oratorio on the subject of Judas_Maccabeus performed at the Hanukkah festival which came in December .

(Jesse Hill Ford, Mountains of Gilead....)

She glanced at the man nodding beside her , a man with weather cracks furrowed into his lean cheeks , with powdery pale eyes reflecting all the droughts he had seen , reflecting the sky and the drought which must follow now in August - yes , with eyes predicting the drought and here it was only June , only festival time again and thoughts of Gratt_Shafer would not leave her .

[ noun ] an organized series of acts and performances (usually in one place)


feast fete fiesta


"a drama festival"