part of speech: noun
definition 1: a ceremony or celebration that repeats, often once a year, and involves special activities or amusements.
- The city holds a festival in January every year to celebrate the New Year.
- We saw dancers in fabulous costumes at the Mardi gras festival.
definition 2: a series of shows, exhibits, or special activities that center around a particular type of thing such as music, art, food, or crafts.
- Our teacher took us to the jazz festival.